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Austin Kleon is a local artist and writer who is the first keynote speaker at this year’s South by Southwest Interactive. His book “Steal Like an Artist” spent six months on the New York Times best-seller list, and now he has a new advice guide for artists with this important lesson: show your work. KUT’s Nathan Bernier talked to Kleon in studio.
This was a fun interview. Thanks to Nathan and KUT.
Facebook said Wednesday that it will limit minors’ access to pages and posts that offer firearms for sale, along with other measures that aim to curtail illegal gun trafficking.
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University of Texas researchers discovered a way to move air so that sound waves move one way, but not the other.
There’s a Texas connection to this national story: Michael Sam is a native Texan, who attended Hitchcock High School in Galveston County.
Eight states, including Texas, have so-called “no-promo homo” laws echoing Russia’s ‘homosexual propaganda’ provision.
Dr. Jeff Wilson – aka “Professor Dumpster” – is an environmental science professor at Huston-Tillotson University. He’s also the face of The Dumpster Project, an educational experiment that aims to transform a 33-square-foot trash dumpster into a fully sustainable space.
The Kallison family name has resonated amongst Texans for generations.
It’s the name of the department store in San Antonio crowned by a cowboy carrying a saddle on his right shoulder. It’s also the of the Kallison Ranch, the place that brought Texas ranching into the 20th century.
"The Harness Maker’s Dream" recounts the story of Nathan Kallison, the Jewish Russian who escaped persecution and later became a successful rancher in Texas.
"If we can’t stop the bulldozers, at least there’ll be a legacy of what once was a very strong, close-knit Mexican-American community with a whole lot of history."
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A new ordinance would make it against the law to stop or park in bus-only lanes. Currently that could be punished with a $25 dollar parking ticket – but the city wants to up that fine to as much as $500 dollars.
Since 1998 Willis Littlefield has adorned his small Clarksville home with thousands of lights and other Christmas and holiday decorations.
Everyone that stops by gets a candy cane – and some holiday cheer.
This morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted a photo of Mac Pros rolling down an assembly line with the caption, “We have begun manufacturing the Mac Pro in Austin.”
Austin got a taste of California yesterday with the opening of the city’s first In-N-Out Burger.
In-N-Out Burger has no freezers. No microwaves. No heat lamps. And In-N-Out has been quietly going against another trend in the low-wage, low-benefit fast food industry: they’re paying their employees much more than the industry standard.