The Bracket: Worst Movie SequelsThis week's B-Straw and Pauly G bracket breaks down the worst movie sequels of all time.
Study: Swarm Of Texas Earthquakes Linked To Natural Gas DrillingWith real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.
Shelter-In-Place Ordered After Two Ships Collide In Houston Ship ChannelA portion of the Houston Ship Channel shut down Monday following the collision of two vessels. Coast Guard officials confirm that a chemical tanker and a bulk carrier collided just after 12:30 p.m. today.
Number Of US Oil, Gas Rigs PlummetsOilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. plunged by 35 last week to 1,840.
Student Textbooks Denying Man-Made Climate Change Spark Texas Political BattleTexas will vote in November on whether to incorporate textbooks that use passages denying the existence of climate change. Left-leaning groups are tying the proposal to ultra-conservative think tanks such as the Koch-funded Heartland Institute, while right-leaning groups blame exaggerated global data.
Study: Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact Created Dark 'Impact Winter' 66 Million Years AgoA massive asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, setting off a decades-long “impact winter” in which a blanket of ash blocked sunlight and caused a severe drop in global surface temperatures, new sediment research concludes.
Researchers Develop Device That Glows Green If Pool Water Contains Urine, FecesA research team is developing a device that is capable of sampling pool water to see if it contains fecal matter or urine
Rosie O'Donnell To Receive Special Honor At Tony AwardsRosie O'Donnell will receive the 2014 Isabelle Stevenson Award, an honorary prize given to members of the theater community for their philanthropic efforts.
Crews Clean Up Oil Spill In Texas Shipping Channel Cannon booms reverberate across the Houston Ship Channel, a scare tactic to keep birds away from oil-slicked beaches. On a mainland shore near a line of refineries, crews scour the sand for quarter-sized tar balls that have washed ashore.
Bush On Keystone XL Pipeline: 'Build The Damn Thing' Former President George W. Bush said the construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline should be a “no-brainer” given its boost to the American economy and job growth.
Man Cited For Killing 49 Sea Gulls State wildlife and fisheries agents have cited an Assumption Parish man for killing 49 sea gulls in a suburban New Orleans parking lot.
Study: BP Oil Spill Caused Severe Damage To Wildlife On Sea FloorA Texas A&M researcher says the BP oil spill did at least moderate damage to the tiny animals that live on the sea floor for about 57 square miles around the Macondo well, with severe damage covering about nine square miles.