Coming to H-Town: Thirteen Houston executive chef Tobias Dorzon, social media famous chef Matt Price launch new traveling dining experience
Tobias Dorzon, the executive chef for local restaurant Thirteen Houston, has announced his upcoming fine-dining dinner series featuring social media famous chef Chef Matt Price, EVERYBODY EATS, and the second stop is in the Bayou City.
What if there was no global warming?
I pick the brains of Climate Central a lot in this blog and want to introduce a new tool they debuted yesterday! The Climate Shift Index (CSI, but not the TV show!) is designed to illustrate the influence of human-induced global warming in today’s real-time environment....the shift we’ve seen in temperatures. How much of these sweltering temperatures we’re experiencing right now can be directly contributed to our own global warming? You can see the graphic below illustrates the idea of today’s world vs what we’d have without the increased warming:
One of the possible killers of unarmed civilians in Bucha has been identified
Ukrainska Pravda - SATURDAY, 21 MAY 2022, 16:56 CHINGIZ ATANTAYEV IN BUCHA (LEFT) AND A PHOTO OF HIM FROM SOCIAL MEDIA (RIGHT). Russian investigative journalists have identified one of the possible killers of unarmed civilians in Bucha.news.yahoo.com
Jaden Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff, other celebrities react to confrontation between Will Smith and Chris Rock at Oscars
Moments after Will Smith marched on stage and slapped presenter Chris Rock during Sunday night’s Oscars after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, being bald, social media went into a frenzy.
18-year-old from Lansing charged in connection with threats made against CPS schools after Simeon shootings
A south suburban man has been charged with a misdemeanor after multiple threats were made against several Chicago schools, including Simeon Career Academy, a school that lost two students in fatal shooting hours apart Tuesday, police said.chicagotribune.com
Oswego area residents call for justice, transparency following Portillo’s fight that started when a beverage spilled into a customer’s vehicle
More than a dozen Oswego and Aurora area residents spoke out during an Oswego Village Board meeting Tuesday night, many asking for justice to be served in relation to a physical altercation at a Portillo’s between a customer and an employee.chicagotribune.com
Texas explains requirements after social media posts suggest vaccine was open to all
HOUSTON – Despite some social media posts, the Texas Division of Emergency Management said certain COVID-19 vaccination events in Liberty and Matagorda counties will not be open to almost anyone. The doses initially went to folks who are homebound, as well as those 65 and older, said TDEM spokesman Seth Christensen. People ages 50 to 64 are part of group 1C in Texas, which is open for vaccination. Also on Thursday, a post on the Matagorda County Emergency Operation Center’s Facebook page discussed a vaccination event at the county fairgrounds scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Christensen said nothing has changed in terms of which population groups have been approved to receive the vaccine.
Go Texan Day: Cowboys and cowgirls sport their Texas gear in annual Houston Rodeo tradition
Houstonians are donning their cowboy hats and boots Friday as part of Go Texan Day 2021HOUSTON – This year’s Go Texan Day may be a little different this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but that didn’t stop Houstonians from continuing with the annual Rodeo tradition. From little cowboys and cowgirls to men and women in boots, Houstonians took to social media to share pictures of themselves and/or their loved ones in Western wear. Check out what they’ve shared below:Happy #GoTexanDay, y’all! >> https://t.co/0bfVEe59LK pic.twitter.com/fjomweZ1ni — RODEOHOUSTON (@RODEOHOUSTON) February 26, 2021Happy Go Texan Day!!! #February pic.twitter.com/wAumWTVWXy — Cristina Perez MEd (@Perez_Cristina2) February 26, 2021How are you celebrating Go Texan Day this year?
‘I am not a cat’: Remember the best meme of 2021 with T-shirts and other merch
The famous Zoom meeting with a Texas judge and a lawyer who seemingly had a filter of a cat went viral the moment it happened, and now fans can remember it with merchandise. Fans who loved the “pawfect” meme can now show it off in T-shirts, mugs, and even pillows for your home. We searched for the best on the Internet. You can view them below:Founded on Bonfire, you can wear it loud and proud that you are indeed, not a cat. 'I am not a cat' T-shirt (Bonfire)'Advocat' Mug (Redbubble)'Can you hear me Judge' T-Shirt (Redbubble)Call Cat Lawyer T-shirt (Etsy)
SOCIAL: Viewers raise stadium capacity concerns at Super Bowl LV amid COVID-19 pandemic
A fan holds up a sign honoring heart care workers before the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)HOUSTON – Many viewers took to social media Sunday to raises concerns about the attendance at Super Bowl LV amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the NFL, more than 25,000 people, including a special group of first responders, enjoyed the game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The overall sentiment on social media was that there were too many fans, seated too close together. AdHere is some of the reaction from social media:Is the stadium filled to capacity? Sure hope we have full capacity stadiums in the fall 🤞🙏 — Jeremy Olsen (@JeremyOlsen41) February 7, 2021the NFL: the crowd at the Super Bowl will be limited to 22,000 socially distanced fansthe crowd at the Super Bowl: pic.twitter.com/LaQYIeldr6 — Rodger Sherman (@rodger) February 7, 2021
These Houston-area influencers are making cash on social media
We tracked down some of Houston’s most popular influencers to find out the secrets of their success. Once you have 10K followers, Instagram lets you add the “Swipe up for link” feature that makes it so convenient for users to shop through your feed. I also have a very curvy body type and so many influencers that I saw, they just were petite. A big hair Instagram account reposted one of those pictures about two years ago and Jones started picking up followers from all over. AdOur own Dominique Sachse and Own Conflenti are also influencers with huge followings on social media.
Posting a photo of your COVID-19 vaccination card on social media poses threat of identity theft, BBB warns
(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)The Better Business Bureau is warning those who have received their COVID-19 vaccine to not share a photo of their vaccination card on social media. According to the BBB, sharing a photo of a vaccination card poses a threat of identity theft as it displays self-identifying information including a person’s full name, date of birth, and where they received the COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, the BBB warns that photos of COVID-19 vaccination cards shared on social media can help scammers create phony versions. Scammers in Great Britain were caught selling fake vaccination cards on eBay and TikTok,” the BBB said in a release. Posting photos of your card can help provide scammers with information they can use to create and sell phony ones.”AdBefore sharing news that you’ve received the COVID-19 vaccine, BBB recommends the following:
Watson removes Houston Texans mentions from social media
All rights reserved)Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson speaks during a news conference following an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Star quarterback Deshaun Watson has requested a trade from the Houston Texans, a person familiar with the move told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)HOUSTON – When you click on Deshaun Watson’s Twitter or Instagram profiles, you will no longer see any mention of the Houston Texans. Watson no longer mentions the Texans in his bio and changed his profile photo. Watson Twitter (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
2 shot in apparent ‘targeted attack’ in Orland Park, police chief says
Mitchell said shots were fired from one vehicle into a second vehicle, and the vehicle from where the shots were fired fled north on Will-Cook Road. The victims drove into the Kinder Care lot after the shooting, but no one at the Kinder Care was injured, police said.chicagotribune.com
Who wore rare “Dior 1″ sneakers that sparked a mystery case on Twitter during Wednesday’s Inauguration Ceremony?
A pair of "Dior 1" sneakers (top, in circle) were spotted during Wednesday's Presidential Inauguration. HOUSTON – Social media -- and especially Twitter -- cracked the mystery case of who wore a pair of rare shoes to the inauguration on Wednesday. “I step away from Twitter for less than an hour for the Inauguration Ceremony and Nik’s shoes are #1 Trending?? I step away from Twitter for less than an hour for the inauguration ceremony and Nik’s shoes are #1 trending????? pic.twitter.com/95ZEFoQtx1 — Louidet Lebwaze (@louidet) January 21, 2021The wait for those Dior 1s pic.twitter.com/vekM88qBE7 — Troy 📺 🇦🇺 (@SpookLongley) January 20, 2021Y’all should’ve never let me see those Dior 1’s at the inauguration yesterday.
#Converse and #Pearls: See how women are sporting their Converse shoes and pearl necklaces in honor of VP Kamala Harris on social media
Many women across the U.S. are sporting Converse shoes and pearl necklaces as a nod to VP Kamala Harris. HOUSTON – Women across the Houston area and the U.S. are sporting Converse Chuck Taylor or “Chuck” shoes and pearls Wednesday as a nod to Kamala Harris, who was sworn in as the nation’s vice president. Many women took to social media to showcase photos of their pearls and their colorful Converse shoes as a sign that history had been made for women, regardless of political party. Here’s what they shared:What an honor for us to take part in witnessing our first Madam Vice President @KamalaHarris ! The door has been flung open and she's coming' in.👠👠👟👟 #KamalaHarris #KamalaInTheWhiteHouse #FromOaklandLikeMe pic.twitter.com/uebBavrriw — Heather Berry (@HeatherQ95747) January 20, 2021
These are 14 apps Harris County law enforcement agency says parents should be aware of
There are some apps parents may need to be aware about. 4 Mark Herman posted on their Facebook and Twitter feeds a list of 14 apps parents should be concerned about, as kids and teens may have those installed on their smartphones. HOLLA - An “addicting” video message app that brings kids and teens to meet strangers from all over the world. Burn Book - An app that allows users to post anonymous audio messages, texts and photos. What other apps should parents be aware of that are not on this list?
Parler, free speech and the role of big tech
HOUSTON – After a steady rise in popularity, the social media site Parler disappeared over the course of a weekend. Many media analysts view what happened to the site as a test case for shaping what role big tech may play in policing speech on the internet. Parler was founded in 2018 but exploded in popularity in the run-up to the 2020 election. Laster said she is uncomfortable with large tech companies involved in decisions on what is allowed speech. However, KPRC 2 Legal Analyst Brian Wice said free speech only applies to the government, not private business.
Man who dangled from Trump Tower for more than 13 hours is pulled to safety by cops who ‘literally saved this young man’s life'
“It was something that we train for. It’s something that we’re very used to. It’s very challenging and sometimes when someone is looking at it from the outside they think, ‘wow, why does it take so long?’ ” Matias said. “There’s different tactics in our toolbox that we utilize and I think today we probably utilized every single one.”chicagotribune.com
NHC: 20% chance of cyclone for system extending across Florida
Traffic navigate flood waters in Miami, Florida, U.S. May 25, 2020, in this still image obtained from a social media video. Courtesy of Ryan Rea/Social Media via REUTERS. (Reuters) - A broad trough of low pressure extending across Florida and the adjacent Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico waters has a 20% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. The low pressure system is not expected to become a tropical cyclone due to strong upper-level winds, the Miami-based weather forecaster said. Regardless of development, heavy rainfall could cause flash flooding over portions of southern and central Florida tonight, spreading northward to coastal sections of northeastern Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas on Tuesday and Wednesday, the NHC added.feeds.reuters.com