Texas

Texas has it’s own separate electrical grid from the rest of the US. This was done for political purposes so that they didn’t have to deal with Federal regulations.

Texplainer: Why Does Texas Have Its Own Power Grid? This story was originally published in 2011. If you’re looking for the latest updates on the February 2021 winter storm, head over to our homepage or follow us on Twitter. Why does Texas have its own electric grid? Texas’ secessionist inclinations have at least one modern …

Texas has it’s own separate electrical grid from the rest of the US. This was done for political purposes so that they didn’t have to deal with Federal regulations. Read More »

“Don’t Mess With Texas” is an anti-littering slogan. Printed on street signs, it successfully reduced litter by 72% a few years after it was introduced.

Don’t Mess with Texas This article is about the slogan used by the Texas Department of Transportation. For the 2015 film that used the slogan as a working title, see Hot Pursuit (2015 film). Sign used on Texas highways. Don’t Mess with Texas is a slogan for a campaign aimed at reducing littering on Texas …

“Don’t Mess With Texas” is an anti-littering slogan. Printed on street signs, it successfully reduced litter by 72% a few years after it was introduced. Read More »

In the 1930s, dust storms were so severe that the static electricity generated would arc from your body to the nearest metal object and knock you head-over-heels. Two men shaking hands could literally knock each other out.

The Dangers Of The Dust Bowl Included Electrocution By Hug During the Dust Bowl, people living in northern Texas and Oklahoma had to contend with storms of flour-fine dust that could last for days. The dust blasted through the cracks in window frames and under doors, blinded people, and smothered cattle to death. But it …

In the 1930s, dust storms were so severe that the static electricity generated would arc from your body to the nearest metal object and knock you head-over-heels. Two men shaking hands could literally knock each other out. Read More »

50 Cent once bought 200 front row seats to a Ja Rule concert just to leave them empty

This week in petty: 50 Cent bought 200 Ja Rule concert tickets in order to leave the show sad and empty There is no one more deliciously and proudly petty than 50 Cent, particularly when it comes to his long-running feud with Ja Rule. In the latest phase, 50 Cent trolled his fellow rapper by …

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