Texas

White House Petition For Alaska To Secede To Russia Gains 30,000 Signatures

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Having added Crimea to the Russian Federation with barely a shot fired, Vladimir Putin’s next territorial acquisition could come gift wr...

A Superhuman Experience: Fear and Love-in at SXSW 2014

Dan Machen | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech
Dan Machen

The Innovation Team is again heading to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2014. This put us firmly in fizzy territory as we waited for the plane to take off. And by fizzy, I don't mean Champagne - the '80s are long gone. I mean a mixture of excitement and The Fear.

'Deal With Devil' Led To Satanic Ritual Murder Of Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Two teenagers have been charged with killing a 15-year-old girl in an attempt to make a deal with the devil. Corriann Cervantes was found dead in a...

Pregnant Brain Dead Woman Is Taken Off Life Support As It Emerges Foetus Was Deformed

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

A brain dead pregnant woman has been taken off life-support, her family has announced. Marlise Munoz, 33, was 14 weeks pregnant when she suffered ...

Man Stabs Girlfriend 'For Bringing Home Wrong Lunch'

Newsy | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man in Texas is accused of stabbing his girlfriend for bringing home the wrong food for lunch......

The USA for Wine Lovers

Mike Gerrard | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

The United States is the world's fourth-biggest wine-producing nation, after France, Italy and Spain. It's also seven times bigger than those three great European wine countries combined, so wine lovers will have to choose carefully where to go...

Brain-Dead Woman Kept Alive To Incubate Unborn Baby Against Family's Wishes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A brain-dead Texas woman is being kept alive against her own and her family's wishes so her body can incubate her foetus. Marlise Munoz, 33, was 14...

WATCH: Ice Falls From Texan Roofs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Comedy

To paraphrase Dean Martin: The snow is snowing and the wind, it is blowing... and the ice is falling off roofs in Plano in Texas. Oh, how it's falling...

120,000 People Witnessed a 1.9 Second Record in USGP

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Time is of the essence in a sport that is measured in the one thousandth of a second and to change all four wheels in under two seconds is a terrific feat by anyone's measure. Teams practice pitstops regularly and in Austin you could catch some of those practice sessions during the pit walk on Thursday.

Mother Tears Off Son's Scrotum Then Superglues It Back On

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

A mother has been taken into custody after she allegedly tore her six-year-old son's genitals off as punishment, and then used superglue to fix them. ...

Dallas: The American Dream of My Childhood and the Boobs Are Impressive

Laura Tenison MBE | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Tenison MBE

After a day's work I'm taken to watch the Dallas Mavericks basketball game. I love it; glamour, excitement, fast action sport and more than anything, impressively well-endowed cheerleader girls during the intervals.

Hiker Spends Four Days Lost In Bush, Naked

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

It started out as a casual stroll in one of the nation's most beautiful parks - but Cathy Frye, it ended in a four-day ordeal which saw her lost in sc...

This Boy Won't Forget This Punishment In A While

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK

Most parental punishments might include the naughty step, no pudding, or no Saturday night TV. But one parent, furious when his nine-year-old son w...

Jessica Elgot

Homage To Caledonia

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

The small northern California county of Siskiyou is renowned for its natural beauty, its remarkably diverse wildlife, its imposing mountain range, and...

WATCH: Man Brews Beer In His Belly

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK

It turns out you can brew beer in your own body. All you need is an incredibly rare yeast infection. After a 61-year-old man recently stumbled into...

TRAVEL EYE: Driving Route 66 - The Ultimate American Adventure

Karen Edwards | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

We're on a road trip. In my book; the 'ultimate road trip'. We're travelling Route 66 - also known as the 'Main Street of America' and the 'Mother Road'. We're very excited.

Why Is This Man Wearing A Pasta Strainer?

NewsFix | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

Texas Tech student, Eddie Castillo, fought to be allowed to wear a pasta strainer in official ID. Why? Watch the video to find out......

Travel Eye: "We've Found the Way to Amarillo!" - The Route 66 Road Trip

Karen Edwards | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

We're on a road trip. In my book; the 'ultimate road trip'. We're travelling Route 66 - also known as the 'Main Street of America' and the 'Mother Road'. We're very excited. The famous US Route 66 came into force in 1926 - just in time to help the fleeing citizens of Oklahoma and the Eastern states during Dust-Bowl.

WATCH: Grasshopper Rocket Does Crazy Sideways Manoeuvre

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Tech

Rockets just go up, right? Not this one. SpaceX's reusable Grasshopper rocket has made its first sideways test flight. We've already seen it tak...

Texas Man Commits Suicide In Hospital On Hour After Wife Gives Birth

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

A man committed suicide in his wife’s hospital room just an hour after she had given birth. The man was identified as Michael Carl Nobles by the...

Texas: A State That Does Nothing by Halves

Black Tomato | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Home of the rodeo and rock 'n' roll, texmex and tejano, Buddy Holly and Beyoncé; it's no surprise that Texas is full of force. Its variety contributes to its world renown; whether inspiring city arts movements or tranquil coastlines picking up surfers from shore to shore, delicate seafood dishes or hearty home grown chilli, Texas has a range of scenes all of which pack as much punch as the next.

WATCH: 'He's Practically Harmless, Except For The Horse'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

A Texas man who was caught in flagrante with a horse for a second time has been charged by police - but not for having sex with the animal. Bestial...

LOOK: Politician Wears Back Brace To Stand For Marathon 11-Hour Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

A US politician has spoken non-stop for almost 11 hours to try to scupper an anti-abortion bill. Texas Senator Wendy Davis was not able to eat or g...

Texan Man Who Murdered Prostitute Acquitted Because She Refused To Have Sex Or Return His Money

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

A Texas jury has acquitted a man of murdering a prostitute he contacted via Craigslist after she denied his request for sex and refused to return his ...

Texas Launching Criminal Investigation Into Deadly Plant Explosion

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

Police investigating a deadly fertiliser plant explosion which killed 14 people have charged a paramedic, who helped people on the night of the explos...