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Lions of the sea: New exhibit lets visitors touch live sharks and track them on Twitter

By Joel Luks

Oct 28th, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Chris Fischer had a few close calls with what he calls the "lions of the ocean." The rugged man of the sea who's better known as the host of ...


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The Corpse Flower Hunk has moved on to live python feeding: It's a rough mouse's life at HMNS

By Joel Luks

Jun 28th, 2014 at 2:24 PM

So much for chicken or beef. Among the desirable menu options that have several diners going wild at one institution are mouse, crickets and some veggies. Friday Feeding Frenzy at ...


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A bug's life: Giant insects take over the Houston Zoo, creating quite a scene

By Joel Luks

Jun 21st, 2014 at 2:14 PM

It may feel like it, but rest assured that what you're about to experience is not friendly mayhem from Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Upon entering the Houston Zoo ...


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Dreams on wheels: The best hardbody money can buy makes Texas debut in Phish musical

By Joel Luks

Jun 12th, 2014 at 11:42 AM

A sparking hardbody with a price tag of more than $120,000 may be at the center of TUTS Underground's season finale production, but a look under the hood ...


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Crazy CrossFit strength: Gym owner shows off his handstand walks and Annihilation plans

By Joel Luks

May 13th, 2014 at 12:19 PM

With the weather heating up, Houstonians are feeling the pressure to get their bodies beach ready. Have you noticed your friends on social media checking into CrossFit gyms as if ...


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