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Astronomers Search The Universe For Hot Aliens

No, this isn’t a story about lonely astronomers working at remote mountain observatories scanning the stars for a glimpse of a hot alien life form like Seven of Nine or Sally Solomon or Starman … but it’s close. A team of astronomers from the Center for Exoplanets...

AT&T Responds to Criticism Over Its $75,000 Contribution to Anti-gay Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott

16 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Dallas-based AT&T Inc has responded to criticism over its Texas Political Action Committee's recent $75,000 contribution to anti-gay Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott's campaign for governor this November, Lone Star Q reports. Abbott, who is defending the state's gay marriage...

Mark Wahlberg to Star in J.C. Chandor’s ‘Deepwater Horizon’

Following the fact-based actioner Lone Survivor and the less fact-based blockbuster Transformers: Age of Extinction, Mark Wahlberg is preparing to play another all-American hero. He’s entered talks for Deepwater Horizon, J.C. Chandor‘s drama about the 2010 BP oil rig explosion. Show More Summary

Beer Here: Longtime Carrollton craft beer obsessives LoneStar...

Longtime Carrollton craft beer obsessives LoneStar Beverages will open a new growler bar this fall. Lone Star Taps & Caps will offer 50 taps of craft beer and ciders for to-go growlers and to sample at the bar.

Marvel Releases First Photo of Paul Rudd as Ant-Man

The lonely hero broods on a gloomy morning by the side of a bridge. Seems about right. Paul Rudd, the latest Hollywood A-lister turned superhero, stars as Ant-Man, the alter ego of Marvel character Scott Lang See also: Marvel's 'Ant-Man'...Show More Summary

Gov. Rick Perry to Turn Himself In

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

Shutterstock As of last Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry became the first occupant of his office to be indicted in nearly a century, and as of Tuesday, the Lone Star State’s top executive was ready to turn himself in to the local authorities...Show More Summary

Texas Judge Not Issuing Arrest Warrant for Rick Perry

A judge will not be issuing an arrest warrant for Texas Governor Rick Perry, allowing for the 2016 Republican Presidential hopeful to travel outside the Lone Star State.

Ron Paul defends Rick Perry, calls indictment 'a joke'

(CNN) – Ron Paul is no fan of Gov. Rick Perry, but the three-time presidential candidate is coming to the side of his fellow Lone Star State Republican. A grand jury indicted the Texas governor Friday on two felony counts involving abuse of power, stemming from his veto of funding for a statewide public integrity […]

Slip Showing? Perry Opponent Says 'Nothing Could Be Closer to the Truth' That Prosecution Is a 'Political Witch Hunt'

Craig McDonald, the director of Texans for Public Justice, On CNN today. He tried to "respond" to something Lone Star State Governor Rick Perry's didn't say yesterday in his reaction to his indictment, and followed that up with a comical...Show More Summary

Leading Texas Anti-Gay Activist's Wife Left Him for a Woman, Documents Reveal

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Jonathan Saenz, a virulently anti-gay activist and President of conservative group Texas Values, was divorced in August 2011. Court records recently uncovered by Texas blog Lone Star Q indicate that Saenz' wife left him for another woman just months before...

HOUSTON: Divorce Records Show Wife Of Anti-LGBT Rights Group Leader Left Him For Another Woman

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Lone Star Q: Mere months before Jonathan Saenz became president of the anti-gay group Texas Values, his wife left him for another woman, according to Hays County district court records obtained by Lone Star Q. The revelation could help explain Saenz’s seemingly abrupt transformation from socially conservative lobbyist to homophobic firebrand. Show More Summary

Uh-Oh: A Tick Bite Can Make You Allergic To Red Meat

last weekOdd : Geekologie

In what's sure to become the latest dieting craze, scientists have discovered that the bite from a Lone Star tick can actually make a person allergic to red meat. Dammit, why can't it make me allergic to salad? Here's how it happens: The bugs harbor a sugar that humans don't have, called alpha-gal. Show More Summary

Oklahoma Archbishop Asks Texas Catholics to Help Counteract Black Mass

Satan's worshipers are coming to Oklahoma City, and the Sooner State may need some help from its Lone Star neighbor if it's to put the devil in his place. But first, some background: On Sept. 21, a self-described "satanist" group called...Show More Summary

Lone Star America: How Texas Can Save Our Country

Dallas radio personality Mark Davis shares the secrets of Texas’ success story in his new book “Lone Star America: How Texas Can Save Our...

The Lonely Island Is Getting A Movie

According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Lonely Island is getting its own movie. The feature film from Universal will star Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone, and be directed by Judd Apatow. That's pretty much all we know other than that it is "set in the music world." There will be dicks in boxes on a boat, probably! [h/t The Hollywood Reporter]

Tick Bite Can Trigger Allergy to Red Meat

last weekOdd : Neatorama

The Lone Star tick is called that because it was found in Texas -and throughout the South. This insect’s bite can cause a strange reaction: an allergic reaction to red meat, such as beef, pork, venison, or rabbit. And it’s spreading- Lone Star ticks have been found all the way up the eastern seaboard of the U.S. Show More Summary

This Tick's Bite Can Turn You Vegetarian

If you enjoy a juicy hamburger or a well-seared steak, we'd advise steering clear of any wooded areas unless wearing full protective gear. A type of tick spotted on Long Island called the Lone Star tick can cause its victims to develop an allergy to red meat, reports NBC New York. All in favor of renaming it Vegan's Revenge say aye! [ more › ]

Victims of Lone Star tick bites are developing serious allergies to meat

Oh, the irony: the tick named after a state known for its barbecues can make its victims become allergic to red meat. The Lone Star tick was first linked to meat allergies in 2011. The co-author of that paper, Dr. Scott Commins of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, told The Associated Press he sees two to three cases every week. Show More Summary

'Lonely Island' Musical Comedy Movie Coming from Judd Apatow

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone will star in the untitled comedy with Judd Apatow set to produce for Universal. [...]

Lonely Island, Judd Apatow Set Music-Themed Comedy At Universal

Universal has picked up a new untitled feature project from comedy trio The Lonely Island. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone will star in and produce the feature set in the world of music. They’ll be joined by Judd Apatow,...Show More Summary

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