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Would Houston Exist Without Air Conditioning?

Posted on · Houston’s summers can be oppressively hot and muggy. That’s why most Houstonians crank up the A/C from June through Septmeber, if not most of the rest of the year too. It might not be the most energy-efficient way to go, but many see central air as an absolute must here. Of course, a century ago, there […]

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The Challenges of Life with Curly Hair in Humid Houston

Posted on · As we all know, Houston is humid. Among the many challenges and annoyances that can present is the nightmare those with curly hair face trying to control their frizz. Houston Matters’ Paige Phelps is one such Houstonian, and she introduces us to some more. And she visits a salon specializing in customers with curly locks. […]

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Houston Matters for Tues., Oct. 22, 2013

Posted on · After months of oppressive heat and humidity, autumn has arrived and the weather in Houston has been glorious in recent days. Seems like as good a time as any to talk about the weather. On this edition of Houston Matters, we field your questions for Houston Weather Research Center Chief Meteorologist Jason Luze, and Lance Wood, Science […]