How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
If you squint your eyes a certain way, Florida begins to look like some holdover from the Triassic period, and we're not talking about the residents of Century Village. The center of the state is overrun with huge pythons. Sharks coast the waters. The mammals on hand seem inclined to cannibalism. A ... More >>
The rock python's scary-sexy maw.Amnesty Day is coming up on October 3, but that's amnesty for you, not for our scaly friends. Owners of exotic reptiles may turn in their anacondas at Gatorland in Orlando, no questions asked. It's time for Spot the reticulated python to find a new home, if he sur ... More >>
He can't legally drive down the Glades Parkway in his hometown of Weston, but 15-year-old Gabby Chaves has a half-million dollar Formula BMW race car that he's driven at speeds of 150 mph en route to being the league's youngest champion ever.Weston, apparently, is where the U.S. hides its world-clas ... More >>
The Christian Science Monitor is the latest in a long, distinguished line of national media outlets that have come to South Florida to report on our very busted housing bubble. This story reports on day laborers, who are just about nonexistent at the places where contractors, who are out of work the ... More >>