You might have heard that Amazon’s new film opened the Cannes Film Festival with a five-minute standing ovation. What you also should know is the Cannes audience is made up of international participants whose tastes rarely align with the mainstream.
Every August, we recognize National Immunization Awareness Month. This year it serves as an important reminder for families returning to their usual pre-pandemic activities to check their vaccination status.
“Total Olympics: Every Obscure, Hilarious, Dramatic and Inspiring Tale Worth Knowing” by Jeremy Fuchs, 2020, Workman, 322 pages, $22.95
Wow, two days in a row and the forecasters got it right, almost. Precipitation chances Wednesday were supposed to be lower than Tuesday.
We’re at that awkward stage of the summer where a hot meal sometimes sounds good — but a hot, cranky cook definitely does not.
Scientists have found out that we all have body clocks, not just in the brain but all over the body — in the pancreas, liver, kidneys, fatty tissue and muscle. Each of these operates on its own timetable, directing when hormones are released or when the organs are busy at work or most relaxed.
Last week, Dr. Victor Sierpina wrote about how much he enjoys his regular walks and beach cleanups (“Please take your butts off our beaches,” The Daily News, July 29). It reminded me of some studies and research that show volunteering can not only improve your life, but possibly extend it.
The storms finally moved out of our area around noon Tuesday, giving way to sunny skies. This type of weather can make for a long day of fishing.
In all the alarming reports in the past few days about the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, the key takeaway is they’re working and continue to provide strong protection against serious disease and death.
As Galveston County high school football teams kick off their respective seasons at the end of this month, there are a few dates on the schedule that stand out as matchups to anticipate in the 2021 campaign.
"We hope that fans of golf will come out and watch these fabulous amateurs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning," Galveston Country Club President Bob Senter said. "We are proud to represent Galveston Island and Galveston County for this prestigious event. The competitors will tee off beginning at 8:30 a.m. all three days, and there is no fee for spectators."
The next eight weeks are going to be nail-biters when it comes to our weather. One might ask, why? For any of us who live on the coast, one word sums it up: hurricanes.
Fans, savor the excitement of this year's draft because the hope is it'll once again be the final one for a long time in which the Rockets are looking for a franchise player.
Wow! It was quite a busy week for the Big 12 Conference and college football. Let me try to break it down.