Melting glacier allows researchers to make ‘exceptional' prehistoric discovery
The "exceptional" 130-million-year-old fossilized remains of a pregnant ichthyosaur with several fully intact embryos have been unearthed in Chile, a first-of-its-kind prehistoric discovery on the planet. A melting glacier in Torres del Paine National Park in the Patagonia region slowly revealed the treasure: A 13-foot-long fossilized marine creature, nicknamed Fiona by scientists. The fossil dates to the Early Cretaceous Period, between 129 million and 139 million years ago, when the mighty branews.yahoo.com
‘Hocus Pocus’ actor plays Heads Up!, makes 2 recipes from new ‘Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook’
Actor and musician Larry Bagby, who played "Ice" on the Halloween classic "Hocus Pocus," helps Mike and Fiona make Dead Man's Toes, Dead Man's Toes and William's Wormy Dirt Bed Cake from "The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook."
Mad Science Monday: Lights, color, action!
SAN ANTONIO – Are you ready to make a color blender? See what colors look when they spin together and how to make an easy animated cartoon with Andrea Cook of Mad Science Austin and San Antonio! Mike and Fiona explored the concepts of thaumatropes and chromatography with a few easy experiments separating colors, spinning color wheels and spinning two pictures so they look like they’re part of the same image. Watch the video above to learn more, and for virtual classes and more science fun, visit the Mad Science Austin & San Antonio website. Related articles:
As seen on SA Live - Monday, March 22, 2021
SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m., spring patio upgrades and herbs, a Houston BBQ joint comes to San Antonio, yoga by candlelight and more. Plus, Jane McDaniel with the Irish Cultural Society of San Antonio shares the rich history of Irish herbs at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and we’re going to see a performance by the Inishfree School of Irish Dancing in San Antonio. AdWhat do you want to see on the San Antonio Monopoly board? 🤩 San Antonio is getting a Monopoly game! 🤩 Posted by SA Live on Wednesday, March 3, 2021SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12.
As seen on SA Live - Thursday, March 4, 2021
SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m., a patio revamp for spring, spring painting, San Antonio Monopoly, an extended Texas Eats at a new BBQ spot and more. San Antonio is getting its own Monopoly game from Hasbro! 🤩 San Antonio is getting a Monopoly game! 🤩 #Monopoly pic.twitter.com/b2xwqHDNsf — SA Live (@SALiveKSAT) March 4, 2021Chica Verde joins Mike and Fiona for a fun Friday revamp. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
As seen on SA Live - Wednesday, March 3, 2021
SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m., spring break ideas from a San Antonio mom and author, Wild Wednesday, a bacon-wrapped burger and more. We’re getting into spring break mode with the San Antonio Zoo! Need more spring break ideas? San Antonio mom and author Christie Cuthbert has you covered. Jen is catching up with Jamie Kern Lima, author of “Believe It: How to Go from Underestimated to Unstoppable.”AdTony Chachere’s is sharing a mouth-watering burger recipe this Burger Week for bacon-wrapped burgers.
As seen on SA Live - Monday, March 1, 2021
SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m., National Peanut Butter Day, Burger Week, three-ingredient recipes, making play dough and more. It’s San Antonio Burger Week and today, we’re featuring the “Torito Bunz Burger” by Bunz Handcrafted Burgers. Plus, a San Antonio mom teaches us how to make our own play dough. #NationalPeanutButterDay Posted by SA Live on Monday, March 1, 2021SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
As seen on SA Live - Thursday, February 25, 2021
Jen is Texas Trippin’! She stops by Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort, co-owned by Texas country music legend George Strait, to show us all the social distancing fun and relaxation this destination has to offer. Watch today to find out what this mystery dish is! Have you seen the Texas dog that refused to come in from the snow and even said “no” to his owner? pic.twitter.com/lBuABVnEVR — SA Live (@SALiveKSAT) February 25, 2021SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12.
As seen on SA Live - Tuesday, February 23, 2021
AdNanny Jada Rashawn shares mom-approved mock-coffee drinks for kids and ways to keep children entertained when the power goes out. How do you keep your kids entertained without electronics? How do you keep the kids entertained without electronics? pic.twitter.com/U8T49jpUoK — SA Live (@SALiveKSAT) February 23, 2021SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
As seen on SA Live - Monday, February 22, 2021
How have you helped your neighbors and how have your neighbors helped you? ❄ How have you helped your neighbors and how have your neighbors helped you during and after the snowstorm? ❄ Look for your answers from 1-2 p.m. today on KSAT 12 & KSAT.com! Here are five feel-good finds to get you off on the right foot:AdSA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
As seen on SA Live - Tuesday, February 2, 2021
https://t.co/Hmc7FkmifB — SA Live (@SALiveKSAT) February 2, 2021Are you ready for a crab boil? Pinch Boil House is going to share a couple of tasty seafood recipes with us. A business that’s been operating in San Antonio for 2 decades, Lily’s Cookies, is going to share some pro tips with us. SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
Racing robots with Code Ninjas!
SAN ANTONIO – Do you have what it takes to be a code ninja? Mike and Fiona race robots with Code Ninjas - Boerne at Historic Market Square. Watch the video above to see who won the race and to see other kinds of robots you can learn to code. Code Ninjas opens its new location tomorrow in Boerne, northwest of San Antonio. For more information, visit the group’s website.
National Puzzle Day is this Friday! Check out 4 puzzles for all age groups
SAN ANTONIO – This Friday is National Puzzle Day! Fiona and Mike rounded up a few fun puzzles you can put together with your family. Puzzles are a great pastime for the family. Mike says he put one together with his boys and (magically) no one touched their phones! Here are the four puzzles they mentioned on Wednesday:Watch the video above to see which puzzles are for which age group.
Amazon plans to create 3,000 jobs in Boston with new office expansion
Amazon plans to create 3,000 jobs and open a new office in Boston, the company announced Tuesday. The new hires — expected to be focused on software development, artificial intelligence, machine learning, management, HR and finance — will support its Amazon Web Services, robotics, Alexa and nascent Amazon Pharmacy teams. Amazon said it leased a 17-story office tower in Boston's Seaport district to accommodate the new hires. In 2018, Amazon said it would create 2,000 jobs in Boston and announced it would lease a separate 17-story mixed-use building in the Seaport district. Last year, Amazon announced it will add thousands of jobs at tech hubs in major cities, including New York, Detroit and San Diego.cnbc.com
Honey & Pickle: New charcuterie delivery service to try in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – It’s Mike’s favorite thing: charcuterie! He and Fiona sample a new charcuterie delivery service operating in and around San Antonio. Honey & Pickle offers several different sized charcuterie boards that can be enjoyed for date nights, birthday celebrations or just for some special snacking. Watch the video above for a taste of Honey & Pickle. - Holiday charcuterie
Cookie decorating kits available at Dario’s Bakery
Dario’s Bakery is selling cookie decorating kits! Watch the video above to see Mike and Fiona give them a try and for decorating tips from Dario Arellano. To get your orders in time for Christmas, be sure to put them in by Dec. 23 with Dario’s Bakery at The Study Space near UTSA’s main campus on San Antonio’s Northwest Side. You can also follow the bakery on Facebook and Instagram. Related:- Mango cheesecake from Dario’s Bakery- 2 new local businesses in one space: Dario’s Bakery + The Study Space
As seen on SA Live - Christmas Special in prime time, December 18, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Watch tonight from 7 to 8 p.m. on KSAT 12! A craft-off, the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway grand prize, feel-good stories and more to get you into the holiday spirit. David Elder tells us the story behind Delia’s Tamales, and we have some places where you can order last-minute tamales here. Don’t forget to watch SA Live weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
As seen on SA Live - Wednesday, December 9, 2020
What gift do you want this holiday season? 🎁 Look for your answer from 1-2 p.m. today on KSAT 12 & KSAT.com! Posted by SA Live on Wednesday, December 9, 2020For everyone who’s still looking for gift ideas, Fiona is sharing her favorite things today! SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
As seen on SA Live - Wednesday, December 2, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today on SA Live, Mike and Fiona try out some of the hottest toys for kids this holiday season! First we want to know, when you find holiday deals, do you spend more on yourself or others? 🎁 When you find holiday deals, do you spend more money on yourself or others? SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
As seen on SA Live - Monday, November 16, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today on SA Live, Mike, Fiona and the gang return to Historic Market Square! Fiona and Mike magically reappear at Market Square with a little help from Illusions by Blake. Andrea Cook is back with a slimy experiment...We can’t have an audience right now for safety precautions, but we found a way to include you! 👀 We can't have an audience right now, but we want you to be a part of the show. Send us your... Posted by SA Live on Monday, November 16, 2020The above cutouts come courtesy of Fast Signs.
5 Fun Finds: Spooky spicy challenge edition
SAN ANTONIO – How brave are you when it comes to spicy food? Take our spooky spicy food challenge - just in time for Halloween! Here’s what they tried:Click the links to check them out - you might be surprised just how spicy they are. Mike and Fiona sure were! Watch the video above to see their reactions.
‘DWTS’ fantasy league update: Villains night
SAN ANTONIO – Which celebrity will get the axe on villains night on “Dancing with the Stars”? Fiona and Mike find out who’s ahead in our fantasy league challenge. Watch the video above to see who’s ahead this week. For more details, click on the links below:- First elimination in ‘DWTS’ fantasy league challenge- Who will win the SA Live ‘DWTS’ challenge? Mike + Fiona make their picks- ‘DWTS’ celeb shares secrets of success
As seen on SA Live - Wednesday, October 14, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today on SA Live, the state’s youngest female pitmaster, Halloween treats so good they’re scary, Ally Brooke on her new book, Wild Wednesday at the San Antonio Zoo and more. pic.twitter.com/JnRlkPD4Pm — SA Live (@SALiveKSAT) October 14, 2020Speaking of dessert, Baked Goodness joins Mike to show off some spooky confections, perfect for Halloween! Jen takes a trip to Austin to meet Texas' youngest female pitmaster at Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ. Fiona is live at the San Antonio Zoo! Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
‘DWTS’ fantasy league update: Fiona + Mike are finally on the board!
SAN ANTONIO – Are you playing along with Mike and Fiona’s ‘DWTS’ fantasy league? The points system has been tricky, but they’re finally on the score board! Watch the video above to see who’s ahead this week. For more details, click on the links below:- First elimination in ‘DWTS’ fantasy league challenge- Who will win the SA Live ‘DWTS’ challenge? Mike + Fiona make their picks- ‘DWTS’ celeb shares secrets of success
As seen on SA Live - Tuesday, October 6, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today on SA Live, pumpkin spice and everything nice - on a sandwich?! Since we’re going off the rails with sandwiches today, what’s your go-to comfort sandwich? 🥪 What's your go-to comfort sandwich? Tag us @SALiveKSAT + look for your answers today from 1 to 2 p.m. on @ksatnews pic.twitter.com/3X0eFOklk4 — SA Live (@SALiveKSAT) October 6, 2020Jen is live at PB&J with Tay at The Yard on McCullough Avenue for a taste of a PBJ & pumpkin spice sandwich! The results might surprise you...SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12.
As seen on SA Live - Monday, September 28, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m. on SA Live, Mad Science with pumpkins! Look for our question of the day and share your comments on the @SALiveKSAT Facebook and Twitter pages! It’s Mad Science Monday and Andrea Cook is giving Mike and Fiona a lesson on pumpkin science! Speaking of pumpkins, those fall treats are all the rage right now, and Jen is giving us a taste at The Bread Box! Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
First elimination in Fiona + Mike’s ‘DWTS Fantasy League’
SAN ANTONIO – We’re checking in on Fiona and Mike’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ fantasy league! Fiona thought Carole Baskin would go first, but she didn’t. Meanwhile, Mike thought it would be Anne Heche. Related:- Who will win ‘DWTS’? Play along with Mike + Fiona- ‘Tiger King’ star to cut a rug on ‘DWTS’- Tyra Banks waltzes in as new ‘DWTS’ host
As seen on SA Live - Thursday, September 24, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today on SA Live, fall camping fare in a brand new Elder Eats, a Big Adventure “day-cation,” puppy training, what it takes to be an ice cream scientist and more. Plus, David gives us a taste of the new Camp Outpost Co. fine camping fare dining in San Antonio’s Southtown. What does it take to be an ice cream scientist? Fiona finds out from a couple of the pros with Tillamook, and they share a couple of boozy ice cream creations from their lab. Also, Mike’s new puppy, Bosco, gets a training lesson from Pup Pup and Away.
Fiona + Mike show us how to get ‘that fall feeling’
SAN ANTONIO – The first day of fall is here! Mike and Fiona share with us where to find pumpkin spice lattes, camping spots, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and more near San Antonio. Check out these South Texas and Hill Country businesses and state parks where you can load up on autumn goodness:Bonus: Watch the video above for a fun fall pumpkin ring toss!
Who will win ‘Dancing with the Stars’? Mike + Fiona make their predictions
SAN ANTONIO – Who do you think will be eliminated from “Dancing with the Stars” first? Mike and Fiona give their week-by-week predictions. ), while Mike thinks it will be Anne Heche. Watch the video above for the rest of Mike and Fiona’s picks and watch KSAT 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. today for the “Dancing with the Stars” season premiere! Related:- ‘Tiger King’ star to cut a rug on ‘DWTS’- Tyra Banks waltzes in as new ‘DWTS’ host
As seen on SA Live - Monday, September 14, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m. on SA Live, football is back! Mike and Fiona make their predictions for which team will win it all, plus football treats, taming those curls without heat, sneaking veggies into your family’s meals and more. Our question of the day, which NFL team will win it all this season? All that and football treats with Adeina Anderson, catching up with Yahoo Sports on the new football season, money-saving tips with financial expert Nev Harris and more. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
As seen on SA Live - Wednesday, May 27, 2020
SAN ANTONIO SA Live is going to space! Well, we wish we were going to space... An update on launch day, coming up! Fiona takes us out to Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo to check out your favorite hump day animal. Thats all today at 1 p.m. on SA Live. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, your smart TV or your smartphone.
How many ways can you make a paper airplane?
SAN ANTONIO Calling all paper airplane lovers! We are going over different kinds of paper airplanes that you can make, plus paper airplane trivia, and MIke and Fiona even get to make their own paper airplanes live. Handyman Mike even shows off how you can make an airplane using a straw! Watch the video above to see how it goes, and you might learn a new way to craft! Mike and Fiona werent the only ones to join in on the fun.
Column: Colleges are closing because of coronavirus so my kids are coming home. Help!
Not surprisingly, she is worried about a lot of things: What is she supposed to do with her stuff? The ability to move classes online ensures that everyone can continue to learn and, perhaps more important, get credit for learning. AdvertisementAnd, of course, there is the larger question of how exactly all these online classes, not to mention things like midterms and finals, are going to work. More important, where the heck am I supposed to work if my two oldest kids come home? With two kids in college do you think I have my own?latimes.com
Amazon tells employees to pause nonessential travel in U.S. due to coronavirus
Amazon has started restricting all nonessential employee travel in the U.S. as the coronavirus continues to spread, a spokesperson confirmed to CNBC. "We're asking employees to defer nonessential travel during this time," the spokesperson said. In January, Amazon said it was restricting employee travel to China "until further notice" amid the coronavirus outbreak. Amazon urged employees who experienced any symptoms to seek medical attention before returning to the office. Amazon had 798,000 full-time and part-time employees as of Dec. 31, 2019.cnbc.com
Vanessa Hudgens Returns for 'Princess Switch' Sequel
Vanessa Hudgens is back -- times three! The 30-year-old actress will reprise her roles as lookalikes Duchess Margaret and Stacy in The Princess Switch: Switched Again, the upcoming sequel to Netflix's 2018 holiday movie, The Princess Switch. Hudgens is also producing the upcoming movie, pulling quadruple duty. But as he and Brooke grow closer, Sir Cole begins to wonder just how much he wants to return to his old life. RELATED CONTENT:Netflix Christmas Movies and TV Shows Debuting in 2019 -- See All of ThemSee How Sarah Hyland Asked Vanessa Hudgens to Be One of Her Bridesmaids
Villain or super hero? On the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume
SAN ANTONIO - Mike and Fiona head over to Gibson Costume Shop off of Broadway on a mission: to find the perfect Halloween costume. Here's a list of the most searched Halloween costumes this year, according to Google:1. UnicornIf you're not looking to buy or trying to stay green, no worries -- the shop rents costumes, too. Happy Halloween! Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Make out of this world Dia de los Muertos decorations at home
SAN ANTONIO - Can't find the perfect Dia de los Muertos decorations? Missy's Craft Corner popped by SA Live to show Mike and Fiona how to get crafty - Dia de los Muertos style. Day of the Dead is an important part of the San Antonio community's culture. The city of San Antonio and Visit San Antonio are joining forces to create a family-friendly festival that officials said will make the Alamo City the destination for celebrating Dia de los Muertos in the United States. The parade will be broadcast live from 7-10 p.m. on KSAT 12 and livestreamed on KSAT.com.
Can Mike master big Texas hair?
SAN ANTONIO - Was it her hair? Her charity work? Or was it the one thing she did that everyone told her not to do? Portland Tidwell, the reigning Miss Teen United States chats with Fiona about how she won the title, all while Mike tries to master the big Texas hair. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Want a painting of your dog? This local artist will be happy to help!
Kanko loves animals so much, she's made a career out of painting them! Check out her glamour-shot style masterpiece of Fiona's pups in the video above. Kanko is a San Antonio-based artist who specializes in digital and acrylic painting. She likes to paint pet portraits, pop culture, fashion and Japanese style art. If you're interested in having her paint your pet, send her a message on Facebook and be sure to follow her on Instagram.
NYC funeral home dog is 1 millionth 'canine good citizen'
Who's a good dog? The club is announcing Wednesday that a Bernese mountain dog named Fiona recently became its 1 millionth "canine good citizen," including dogs past and present. Fiona and owner Nora Pavone had a special reason for pursuing the club's mark of canine comportment: Fiona spends her days comforting people at the Pavone family's Brooklyn funeral home. The club introduced the canine good citizen title in 1989 to promote polite doggy behavior and responsible pet ownership. To Pavone, the good citizen title means funeral home visitors can feel confident her 18-month-old, 100-pound (45-kilogram) Bernese won't jump up or get overly excited for the sober setting.chicagotribune.com
This Wild Wednesday is milked for all it's worth!
SAN ANTONIO - On this Wild Wednesday see the story of how military veteran Robert Ragel, owner of Goatilicious, is using goats to help deal with his PTSD. Also, Fiona lends a hand on the farm as she milks a goat for the first time, bottle feeds baby goats and feeds cows on the dairy farm. You can purchase their products at several farmers markets including the Pearl on Saturdays and Sundays, Barton Creek on Saturdays, Mueller market on Sundays and Wednesdays and the New Braunfels farmers market. For more information on Goatilicious LLC and their products head here. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
WILD WEDNESDAY: Goatilicious Goat Farm | SA Live | KSAT 12
On this Wild Wednesday see the story of how a military veteran is using goats to help deal with his PTSD. Also, Fiona lends a hand as she milks a goat for the first time, and helps out around the... Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.