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Your smartphone camera could be a 52-megapixel beast by next year

The lenses and image sensors in mobile cameras have been evolving rapidly over last few years, to the point that just about everybody with a …

Mobile Photography

Prado Dam fire spreads to 1,020 acres; caused by unattended fire

A fast-moving brush fire continued to burn Sunday at the Prado Dam near Corona, but the evacuation order covering 300 nearby homes was lifted as crews made headway in containing the blaze.<p>By Sunday night, the Highway fire — named for its proximity to the interchange of Highways 71 and 91 — had …

Land much altered before PG&E pipeline blast

FRESNO — The ground at the site of a natural gas pipeline explosion that injured 12 people has been altered significantly in the two years since Pacific Gas and Electric Co. last surveyed the location of the line, officials said Saturday.<p>Seven people remained hospitalized Saturday, including four …

Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group.<p>The accusation by President Ashraf Ghani, …

Afghanistan

Articles about modern bungalow venice beach on Dwell.com - Dwell

A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.<p>Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...<p>As a buzzing seaside town known for its bohemian spirit, lively …

Beaches

Are you missing out on energy efficiency grants

There is a lot of pressure on landlords right now to ensure that their properties are at optimal energy efficiency. In New York, a city of creaky old …

Houston's 10 Best Bars During Springtime

<b>BIG STAR BAR</b> This friendly Heights neighborhood dive bar has a checkerboard floor, beat-up but comfortable furniture, red lights and a jukebox with a …

Private Dream Chaser Space Plane Could Land in Houston One Day

A privately built spacecraft shaped like a space shuttle could land at a conventional airport, said its builder, the Sierra Nevada Corporation.<p>The …

Space Exploration

14 Food Home Runs at Houston's Minute Maid Park

It's time to break out your Astros jerseys because baseball season has arrived. As you root, root, root for the home team, you'll need to fuel up to keep your adrenalin going. Ditch the plain jane hot dog and nachos and go with new fare and updated classics offered at a number of Minute Maid Park's …

Houston

Anheuser-Busch Tour Center To Open At Houston Brewery

<b>HOUSTON —</b> Houston beer lovers will soon have a new reason to raise a glass: the Tour Center at the Anheuser-Busch Houston Brewery opens its doors to …

Does Fast-Growing Houston Need A Master Plan?

It was only a matter of time. For decades, Houston, TX, avoided government centralization even amid rapid growth, functioning without zoning, a master plan, or even a broad vision for how it was supposed to look. But as the centralized model has become popular elsewhere, local officials felt that …

Employment

Houston Heights Association’s 2015 Spring Home & Garden Tour features new, remodeled homes - Houston Business Journal

By Olivia Pulsinelli <br>– Senior web editor, Houston Business Journal<p>Apr 5, 2015, 12:00pm CDT<p>Spring finally has arrived in Houston, just in time for …

North Houston Highway Improvement Project

UPDATES<p>Couldn't Make it to the Public Hearing or Additional Opportunity for Review and Comment? Check out the Virtual Event!<p>This project website …

Things To Do This Weekend in Houston - April 9-12 | 365 Houston

<b>Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, April 9 to Sunday, April 12, 2015.</b> …

try cocktails: Where To Drink Right Now

Can't decide where to grab a drink? Let us help you decide.<p>From a neighborhood joint to a wine haunt, here are some new Houston hotspots to check out …

Texas

High Marks for Peli Peli and Underbelly

Kim of Adventures In A New(ish) City went to the <i>Houston Press</i> Menu of Menus event. Even as a vegetarian, she found plenty of good things to eat. Take …

Zieben Group closes on property near downtown Houston for new luxury apartment project - Houston Business Journal

By Paul Takahashi <br>– Reporter, Houston Business Journal<p>Apr 6, 2015, 7:50am CDT<p>A multifamily developer has purchased a prime piece of real estate near …

Houston Chronicle's downtown building to be sold, HFF to market property - Houston Business Journal

By Olivia Pulsinelli <br>– Senior web editor, Houston Business Journal<p>Apr 6, 2015, 4:22pm CDT<p>The Houston Chronicle’s downtown building will be put up for …

City of Houston to fight Uber on background checks

<b>HOUSTON</b> - There is a bill that is working its way through the Legislature that would allow transportation network companies, like Uber, to solely be …

9 New Classic Dishes on the Houston Restaurant Scene

Anthony Bourdain Announces 2015 Tour - Coming to Houston July 8!

HOUSTON – April 7, 2015 – Internationally renowned best-selling author, television host and multiple Emmy-award winner Anthony Bourdain today …

Real estate shocker

While it might seem like Houston home prices are steep, a new study shows that a median-priced home in the Bayou City is actually much cheaper than …

Real Estate

Construction mess and now this

Whether your trip is for business or pleasure, flight delays can mean a seemingly endless wait to arrive at a tropical destination or force you to …

Flying

This is the city where people hit it rich

Houston has been receiving a lot of press for showing impressive growth, including being recently named America's Fastest-Growing City by Forbes.<p>Now, …

Research

TOP 7 UNIQUE HOUSE DESIGN: SAO PAULO SUMMER LUXURIOUS HOME DESIGN AS A LIVE-WORK SPACE, AND BY “LIVE” IS NOT A TYPICAL HOUSE

Sumaré a la mode home by designer Isay Weinfeld has a fascinating pizazz about it – not a commonplace house by any guidelines, however its certainly …