46 min ago

Mark Cuban said it's up to parents to guide t...

Mark Cuban said it's up to parents to guide their children when they show an entrepreneurial streak. In his upcoming book "Kid Start-Up," Cuban said parents can help their children by coming up with an action plan for their business idea.

    Mark Cuban explains the steps any parent should take when their child has an idea for a business - whether you think it's good or not
    "Shark Tank"/ABC Mark Cuban said it's up to parents to guide their children when they show an entrepreneurial streak. In his upcoming book "Kid Start-Up," Cuban said parents can help their children by coming up with an action plan for their business idea.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

See what it looks like inside the Honey Badge...

See what it looks like inside the Honey Badger's former hideout.

    Headed for Houston, All-Pro Tyrann Mathieu selling Arizona mansion for $1.4M
    After being cut by the Arizona Cardinals, All-Pro safety Tyrann Mathieu-aka "Honey Badger"-is selling his suburban mansion near Phoenix for $1.4M.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The guy in charge tells us what it's like in ...

The guy in charge tells us what it's like in this Q&A.

    Villager Q & A: Fred Everson, controller Emerald Lake nude resort
    Montgomery County is home to many cool places, sites and events, but in one corner of the county about 20 minutes from the heart of The Woodlands is a little known resort where visitors shed their clothes and enjoy the Southeast Texas sun and warm temperatures au naturel-Emerald Lake Naturist Resort and RV Park.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Lauren Biggers reeled in the shark from the b...

Lauren Biggers reeled in the shark from the beach while her husband was out fishing 10 miles off the coast.

    Conroe woman lands big catch while on vacation at Surfside Beach
    A Conroe woman's unexpected catch - a shark - while vacationing at Surfside Beach has become a viral video sensation across the nation. To celebrate her husband's 30th birthday, Lauren Biggers along with friends and family rented a house along Surfside Beach at the beginning of July.
    https://www.yourconroenews.com

4 hours ago

The preservation idea proved to be "a complet...

The preservation idea proved to be "a complete disaster"

    8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Eight critically endangered black rhinos are dead in Kenya after wildlife workers moved them from the capital to a new national park, the government said Friday, calling the toll "unprecedented" in more than a decade of such transfers.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

It's got homes for your friends, entertainmen...

It's got homes for your friends, entertainment, a garden and bass fishing. What more could you possibly need?

    Start your own little village at this Angleton ranch for sale
    The right person could conceivably produce many of the things they'd need to survive on this massive ranch for sale in Angleton, and have fun while doing so. The 74-acre property, listed at almost $1.6 million, consists of two tracts that may be purchased together or separately - 36 acres off County Road 32, and a secluded estate in back, where a main home and two guest houses sit on 38 acres.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Discovery Green and other venues are ready to...

Discovery Green and other venues are ready to host fans

    Where to watch Sunday's World Cup finale in Houston
    Soccer fans will gather at bars, barbecues and backyard gatherings around Houston on Sunday morning to watch the World Cup finale as 2-to-1 favorite France battles first-ever finalist Croatia for the coveted prize. Enthusiasts and Johnny-come-latelies may also join the merriment at the FIFA World Cup Watch Party at Discovery Green, where soccer clinics will be offered.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Take a peek inside Honey Badger's former lair...

Take a peek inside Honey Badger's former lair.

    Headed for Houston, All-Pro Tyrann Mathieu selling Arizona mansion for $1.4M
    After being cut by the Arizona Cardinals, All-Pro safety Tyrann Mathieu-aka "Honey Badger"-is selling his suburban mansion near Phoenix for $1.4M.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Be careful and watch out for cyclists!

Be careful and watch out for cyclists!

    Houston among the most dangerous cities for cyclists, study finds
    A new study shows there's still work to do when it comes to making Houston a more bike-friendly city. Your Local Security, a security business blog, recently named Houston among the top 10 most dangerous cities for cyclists. The study placed Houston at number six in the U.S., the only Texas city to make it to the top 10 most dangerous.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

On HoustonChronicle.com:

On HoustonChronicle.com:

    City of Baytown sues cancer-stricken firefighter to avoid paying insurance claims
    A firefighter battling cancer is being sued by the City of Baytown in order to deny paying him insurance coverage for his treatment over the last 18 months. Patrick Mahoney, a battalion chief for the Baytown Fire Department, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in December 2016, forcing him to have half of his thyroid removed and undergo continued treatment, including thyroid hormone supplements and regular blood work.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

8 hours ago

The video is disturbing.

The video is disturbing.

    El Paso cop pulls gun on group of children, arrests cameraman
    An El Paso police officer is being investigated after video showing him threatening a group of children with a gun went viral. Filmed on Thursday, the video shows the El Paso Police Department cop detaining one child while yelling at others to get back.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Further down the Democratic ballot, however, ...

Further down the Democratic ballot, however, things aren't as rosy.

    Beto O'Rourke is out-raising Ted Cruz. Other Texas Democrats? Not so much.
    Texas Congressman and Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke is sitting pretty. Further down the Democratic ballot, however, things aren't so rosy.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

The Kickstarter goal has already been reached...

The Kickstarter goal has already been reached.

    Fed up with wild districts, Texas siblings create gerrymandering board game
    A trio of Austin siblings are launching a board game to educate others, especially lawmakers, about gerrymandering. Josh, 17, and his 23-year-old twin siblings Louis and Rebecca Lafair grew up in one of the most gerrymandered districts in the Lone Star State.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Texas is leading the nation in colleges targe...

Texas is leading the nation in colleges targeted by this dangerous hate group.

    Things to know about white nationalists, the hate group targeting Texas colleges
    A disturbing report by a Jewish civil rights group found that the number of incidents of white supremacist propaganda on college campuses rose by 77 percent over the past nine months. Leading the nation is Texas with 67 incidents since September 2016, according to the Anti-Defamation League report.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

"When I close my eyes, I see the oxygen masks...

"When I close my eyes, I see the oxygen masks dangling in front of me."

    Vaping co-pilot causes passenger plane to drop 20,000 feet, deploy oxygen masks
    A co-pilot on an Air China flight from Hong Kong to Dalian caused the plane to drop 19,600 feet due to a mishap while vaping, Chinese officials say. On Friday, officials from the Civil Aviation Administration of China told reporters that the co-pilot attempted to disable air-recycling fans in order to prevent passengers from detecting the vapor.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

If you have this for your pet, you want to st...

If you have this for your pet, you want to stop using it immediately.

    Recall: 2 dogs suffocate after using IKEA water dispenser
    IKEA has issued a worldwide recall after two dogs died from using a pet water dispenser sold at the store. Both dogs died from suffocation after getting their heads stuck in the Lurvig water dispenser, an item that was featured in their pet furniture and accessories line released in 2017.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Follow the rules y'all.

Follow the rules y'all.

    The cans and cannots of the New Braunfels can ban
    Picture a family floating down the Comal River in New Braunfels in 2016. Equipped with enough sunscreen and snacks to last them the whole three-hour float, they are ready for a day of tubing and family bonding. They have a large Styrofoam cooler, which is placed in a tube tied to Mom's float.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

It's hard to believe that it's paint.

It's hard to believe that it's paint.

    PHOTOS: World Bodypainting Festival gets creative, naked in Austria
    The 21st annual World Bodypainting Festival kicked off in Austria this week, which means a ton of people are getting naked, sort of. Hundreds of artists are descending on Klagenfurt, the capital of Corinthia, the southernmost state in Austria, to use bodies of all shapes and sizes as canvasses for their brilliant, eccentric creations.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Deputy shot man who showed up to pool party with AK-47
    The man arrived at the party on Reeveston Road with an AK-47, looking for his wife, authorities said. Minutes later, the fraught scene in north Harris County ended when two sheriff's deputies confronted the man and shot him. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said they received their first call at around 5:45 p.m.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

A judge this week sentenced the 63-year-old w...

A judge this week sentenced the 63-year-old woman to nine years for manslaughter.

    She found her father's child porn images of herself, then killed him - and kept it secret for 12 years
    Barbara Coombes, 51, had just been gardening in her father's backyard, on a street of red-brick terrace homes in their quiet suburb near Manchester, England, when she went inside and spotted a box on the dining room table. Sifting through the box, she was repulsed by what she saw: A trove of pornographic photos - of children.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Driving to her sister's home in Southern Cali...

Driving to her sister's home in Southern California, she swerved to avoid an animal in the road and plunged off a 200-foot cliff.

    Sister of motorist found on Big Sur beach: 'It's not going to be an easy recovery'
    Angela Hernandez sat injured and dazed for seven days on a small craggy beach at the bottom of a cliff along Central California's picturesque coastline, surviving on water from her wrecked Jeep's radiator, anxiously hoping someone would find her.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Which building in Texas would you have nomina...

Which building in Texas would you have nominated as the best "architectural masterpiece"?

    Texans name Houston's Bank of America Center the state's most beautiful building
    Houstonians know Houston is awesome, but it seems the rest of Texas would agree. According to Business Insider, when they asked readers to name the favorite "architectural masterpiece" in their state, Texans decided the heart of the Bayou City was the place to be.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

The pool closed indefinitely earlier this yea...

The pool closed indefinitely earlier this year due to a hazardous "structural failure."

    Texas distillery teams up with Truluck's Seafood to help save Balmorhea State Park
    Balmorhea State Park, one of Texas' most popular oasis was closed indefinitely in May due to a potentially hazardous "structural failure" in the concrete apron installed to help stabilize the walls of the pool from erosion.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

A Williamson County Sheriffs Office sheriff r...

A Williamson County Sheriffs Office sheriff recently saved a turtle from the middle of the road. For the full story: https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Williamson-County-Sheriff-Chody-turtle-13073734.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A Williamson County Sheriffs Office sheriff recently saved a turtle from the middle of the road. For the full story:...
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22 hours ago

Of course there was a Mary Poppins reference ...

Of course there was a Mary Poppins reference ...

    AP PHOTOS: Humor, irreverence in UK anti-Trump signs
    LONDON (AP) - "Super Callous Fragile Racist Sexist Nazi POTUS": That slogan, referencing a song from "Mary Poppins," is just one of the many humorous and creative signs seen at the huge rallies protesting President Donald Trump's visit to Britain.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

Who got the information from Russian hackers?...

Who got the information from Russian hackers?

    6 questions from the indictment of 12 Russians for hacking
    One thing is very clear from Friday's indictment of 12 Russian spies: The Justice Department believes the Russian government hacked Democrats' emails during the election to try to hurt Hillary Clinton's chances of winning. But the indictment left some tantalizing questions unanswered about who may have had contact with the Russian hackers and why.
    https://www.chron.com

26 hours ago

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    Houston restaurants that received health citations from July 2 through July 9
    Gnats, roaches, and beef thawed in a container in the mop sink are just some of the disturbing things found by health investigators at Houston restaurants from July 2 through July 9. During health inspections, inspectors distribute violations that carry a weight between 1 and 25, increasing in severity.
    https://www.chron.com

27 hours ago

For those who grew up in the Houston area, Se...

For those who grew up in the Houston area, Sea-Arama Marineworld in Galveston was a year-round institution. Let's take a look: https://chrn.cl/2NKDXeU

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    For those who grew up in the Houston area, Sea-Arama Marineworld in Galveston was a year-round institution. Let's take a look: https://chrn.cl/2NKDXeU
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28 hours ago

Be safe out there!

Be safe out there!

    Video: Woman reels in 6- to 7- foot long shark on Texas beach
    GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas - A woman caught and released a sizable shark off a Surfside beach over the weekend, a reminder that the Gulf Coast is full of somewhat fearsome wildlife. Lauren Biggers, from the Austin area, reeled in the 6- to 7-foot-long shark on Saturday morning.
    https://www.chron.com

29 hours ago

The super model and bride of Astros star Just...

The super model and bride of Astros star Justin Verlander dropped the big announcement on Twitter and Instagram about 8 a.m. Saturday.

    Kate Upton drops a bombshell on Instagram
    Kate Upton's hashtag says it all: #PregnantinMiami.
    https://www.chron.com

29 hours ago

No word if the ghosts get to stay or not.

No word if the ghosts get to stay or not.

    Historic downtown building, long home to Spaghetti Warehouse, sells to developer
    A local group has purchased the former Spaghetti Warehouse building with plans to renovate the historic downtown property, first developed in the early 1900s. The building at 901 Commerce was inundated by Hurricane Harvey flood waters, and the restaurant operator began auctioning items from the building late last year.
    https://www.chron.com

30 hours ago

What do you guys think it would taste like it...

What do you guys think it would taste like it if it were real?

    No, Whataburger and Shiner aren't making a collaborative beer after all
    The folks at Shiner Beer tell Chron.com that there is no truth to the rumor that the two Texas powerhouses are collaborating on a beer.
    https://www.chron.com

31 hours ago

Plans today?

Plans today?

    Chuck E. Cheese's game-changing new policy makes it easier to get kids out of the house
    There's a certain point in the summer when a parent needs to get out of the house so badly that they are willing to put shoes on several small, difficult people and drive them to a crowded, noisy place filled with other people's children and blinking machines.
    https://www.chron.com

32 hours ago

Chomp!

Chomp!

    Southwest planes get some teeth to honor Discovery Channel's Shark Week
    Southwest Airlines unveiled its annual Shark Week planes on Monday to honor the 30-year anniversary of Discovery Channel's popular summertime programming. The five aircraft each display a species of shark often showcased in a Shark Week episode.
    https://www.chron.com

33 hours ago

The Katy man was rewarded with a year of free...

The Katy man was rewarded with a year of free kolaches for his creation. What's in your dream kolache?

    Katy father of two wins coveted prize for kolache creation
    A Katy man will enjoy a free kolache and coffee every day for a year after being named "Kolache King" this week for his pastry creation. Andrew D'Amico, a 35-year-old welding engineer from Katy with two young boys, won a national "Create a New Kolache" contest with his "Yes, Please!"
    https://www.chron.com

33 hours ago

Woah.

Woah.

    Pence family's failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20M+
    GARDEN CITY, Ind. (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence turns nostalgic when he talks about growing up in small-town Columbus, Indiana, where his father helped build a Midwestern empire of more than 200 gas stations that provided an upbringing on the "front row of the American dream." The collapse of Kiel Bros.
    https://www.chron.com

34 hours ago

A faint whimper in the darkness was all it to...

A faint whimper in the darkness was all it took.

    Officers describe faint whimper, finding abandoned infant
    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A faint whimper in the darkness was all it took. Missoula County Sheriff's Deputy Ross Jessop and U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Nick Scholz rushed toward the sound after hours spent searching the Montana woods for a missing infant.
    https://www.chron.com

35 hours ago

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😱

    Boa constrictor falls from ceiling, lands on sleeping man
    PULASKI, N.Y. (AP) - A central New York man got a rude awakening when a large snake fell from his bedroom ceiling and landed on him while he slept.
    https://www.chron.com

36 hours ago

Check out the books the former president reco...

Check out the books the former president recommends.

    Obama shares his latest reading list
    Barack Obama, a voracious reader who regularly recommended books while president, continues to do so out of office. As he prepared for a trip to Africa, Obama shared a reading list on Facebook Friday.
    https://www.chron.com

37 hours ago

He did not see this coming. 😂

He did not see this coming. 😂

    Texas sheriff gets national attention for failed attempt to catch a turtle
    Sheriff Robert Chody's heart was in the right place, but his execution left a little to be desired. On July 9, the sheriff of Williamson County, north of Austin, posted a video of himself with a turtle in the middle of the road. "I was trying to help this little guy out," he wrote.
    https://www.chron.com

38 hours ago

The Harris County District Attorney's office ...

The Harris County District Attorney's office will host its second Make it Right! event on Saturday, allowing people to clear their records of pending warrants for low-level misdemeanor crimes. https://chrn.cl/2JlEW1r

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Harris County District Attorney's office will host its second Make it Right! event on Saturday, allowing people to clear their records of pending warrants for low-level misdemeanor crimes....
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39 hours ago

One of the coolest new cruises to try:

One of the coolest new cruises to try:

    New National Geographic-affiliated cruise to take tourists down California coastline
    The journey, the result of a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic, will take its maiden voyage this December from the Bay Area to Southern California, hitting coastal landmarks including Angel Island and Sausalito, Monterey, Avila Beach, and Catalina Island before docking in Long Beach.
    https://www.chron.com

40 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    1 shot near southwest Houston park, suspects on the run
    One person was shot outside a the parking lot of a park in southwest Houston Friday night, according to the Houston Police Department. Officials responded to Burnett Bayland Park near Gulfton Street and Chimney Rock Road around 9:15 p.m. One person was found injured by gunfire and witnesses told police they heard between three and 12 shots ring out.
    https://www.chron.com

40 hours ago

Would you agree?

Would you agree?

    Nothing else Melania Trump wears will ever matter again
    Once again, Melania Trump has stepped onto the international stage in the traditional role of first lady: an emissary of the American people, a symbol of our collective humanity - and a fashion mannequin of soft diplomacy. The stakes, as always, are high.
    https://www.chron.com

41 hours ago

Charges against the 8 range from racketeering...

Charges against the 8 range from racketeering to murder.

    8 MS-13 gang members in US illegally indicted in Texas
    DALLAS (AP) - Federal authorities have indicted eight MS-13 gang members in the U.S. illegally who used machetes and other weapons to carry out a string of violent attacks against rival gang members in North Texas last year. U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox said Friday that the street gang is one of the largest in the U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

41 hours ago

Would you want to know?

Would you want to know?

    When will you die? A new blood test may hold the answer.
    Just last month, researchers at Stanford announced they'd developed a blood test that could predict a pregnant woman's due date. Now, researchers at Yale have developed the opposite - a blood test that predicts how long you have left to live.
    https://www.chron.com

42 hours ago

Johansson was originally to play a transgende...

Johansson was originally to play a transgender character in the movie 'Rub and Tug.'

    Scarlett Johansson withdraws from 'Rub and Tug' after backlash over trans role
    "In light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding my casting as Dante Tex Gill, I have decided to respectfully withdraw my participation in the project,"... provided by Scarlett Johansson has exited the movie "Rub and Tug" after backlash over the actress playing a transgender man.
    https://www.chron.com

42 hours ago

The neighborhood looks a lot different than i...

The neighborhood looks a lot different than it did five years ago.

    Homes for sale in East End, one of Houston's transforming neighborhoods
    With the East Downtown neighborhood gaining new restaurants and bars, hotels and creative workspaces, homes Houston's in greater East End are being offered up at prices ranging from the $200s to $2 million. Potential home buyers can choose from brand-new condos or three-story row houses, new single family properties or older homes that have undergone renovations.
    https://www.chron.com

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