View random article

Search Results for "texas"

#

What Are the Best Colleges in Texas?

Convinced you want to go to school in Texas but not sure where? Below we've listed the top 10 colleges in Texas according to the ranking site The Best Colleges. The rankings of Texas based schools take 12 different data points. Points of emphasis are quality of life, academic quality, student...

#

The Bush School of Government and Public Service - Texas A&m University

The Bush School of Government and Public Service is a public and international affairs graduate school at Texas A&M University located in College Station, Texas. Named after 41st U.S. President George H.W. Bush, the school was established in 1997 with the goal of preparing students for positions...

#

Chupacabras Killed in Texas, With Sightings Elsewhere

Chupacabras have been killed in Texas with sightings elsewhere.  Frank Hackett, a Hood County Animal Control Officer found one chupacabra in a barn the week of July 5th, 2010.  Hackett found the animal in a barn and shot it to death when it growled at him.  10 miles away, rancher...

#

Houston, Texas Plans to Dome City

Houston, Texas officials have plans to cover the city with a dome to protect the city from severe weather. Architects, scientists, and engineers have teamed to construct a dome over the city to protect it from hurricanes, cyclones, and temperature extremes. The DomeProject has residents worried...

#

Lizzie Velasquez Must Eat 8,000 Calories Per Day to Survive

Lizzie Velasquez must eat 8,000 calories per day to survive.  The 5 foot 2 inch twenty one year old from Austin, Texas, weighs merely 59 pounds and must eat every 15 minutes because of a rare genetic disorder.  Velasquez admits to regularly "weigh[ing] myself...and if I gan even one pound...

#

List of Top Online Accounting Programs Released by master-of-accounting.net

In businesses, banks, companies, and schools everywhere, individuals who earn a Master of Accounting Degree from a quality school are offered rewarding jobs in an array of areas. Those jobs include forensic accountants, accounting administrators, credit managers, actuaries, and financial planners...

The Changing US Landscape

The Changing US Landscape

In this fascinating infographic called The Changing US Landscape from the website UPack we see various patterns of migration within the United States. For example, the most common move is from California to Texas. Why? Because businesses move to Texas for lower tax rates and take jobs with them....

#

U.s. Border Patrol Shoot and Kill 14 Year Old

The U.S. Border Patrol shoot and kill a fourteen year old in El Paso, Texas on Monday, June 7, 2010.  Mexican and U.S. officials are still investigating the incident after the fatal shooting on an international bridge between Texas and Mexico.  Chihuahua State Officials released an official...

#

Thousands Evacuated as Texas Fertilizer Factory Catches Fire

The East Texas town of Bryan witnessed a massive evacuation drive of about 70,000 residents when a fertilizer warehouse caught fire at around 11:45 am Central time. According to City Manager David Watkins, there have been no major injuries and around 10 people were taken to hospital when they...

#

10 Interesting Facts About Tennessee

Tennessee is a state with a very rich history and vast resources. Not only is Tennessee home to mountain ranges, lakes and plateaus put it is also often credited as the birthplace of country music and several well known historical figures. Below we've listed ten interesting facts about the state of Tennessee.