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December 12, 2018

Who Are Those People Who Ride Horses Around Downtown Austin?

By: Matt Largey

Sometimes you can find people riding horses on the streets of Austin. We went for a ride with one of them.


July 28, 2021

Why Is It Legal To Be Topless In Public In Austin?

One ATXplained listener wanted to know how women going topless at public pools came to be popular in Austin.


April 21, 2021

Why Are There So Many Caterpillars Hanging From The Trees This Spring?

Remember the movie Die Hard? It’s kinda like that.


March 24, 2021

Who Is Herman the Singing Plumber?

A plumber. Who sings? As part of our Hi, Who Are You? spinoff, we get introduced to Herman Bennett.


February 4, 2021

Who Is Buried In This Cemetery On 51st Street In Austin?

Who will remember you when you die? Family? Friends? We got a question about a cemetery in Central Austin for ATXplained. It got KUT’s Matt Largey thinking about what happens when people are forgotten.


January 28, 2021

Why Do Some People Not Develop Cedar Allergies For Years?

It’s January, so that means cedar fever is at its peak. Amid a global pandemic, this is the last thing we need. But here we are. KUT’s Nadia Hamdan answers this question about the annual trial in Central Texas.


December 15, 2020

Who Has The Ninja Style And Kung Fu Grip To Spray-Paint Austin’s Most Visible Graffiti?

The words would appear on the bridge overnight. The artist would come and go like a ninja. But who is it? And why did they do it?