More stories by Jim Spencer

How to view the 2017 solar eclipse safely

(NASA) Looking directly at the sun is unsafe except during the brief total phase of a solar eclipse (“totality”), when the moon entirely blo…

August bird forecast

What to watch for in August: Migration Heats Up Here’s the Central Texas bird forecast for the month, courtesy of Travis Audubon. Learn more…

Lightning safety

Lightning striking a power line. Notice it DID NOT strike the towers though they are taller than the position where lightning struck. (NWS) …

July bird forecast

What to watch for in July: Purple Martin Parties and Chimney Swifts Here’s the Central Texas bird forecast for the month, courtesy of Travis…

Dangers of triple digit heat

During extremely hot and humid weather, your body’s ability to cool itself is challenged. When the body heats too rapidly to cool itself pro…

Welcome to Summer!

Here’s everything you need to know about Wednesday’s summer solstice, courtesy Deborah Byrd and our friends at EarthSky.org. The June solsti…

Friday is Fans From Fans Day!

Fans from Fans Schedule | 6.16.17 Daytime Events & Live Music Location: Threadgill’s World Headquarters 301 West Riverside Drive Austin, TX …

June bird forecast

What to watch for in June: Breeding Birds Here’s the Central Texas bird forecast for the month, courtesy of Travis Audubon. Learn more about…