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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...

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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...

Top 10 Value Online MBA Programs

Top 10 Value Online MBA Programs

Thinking about getting an MBA degree but don't want to spend a fortune? The good news is that you can get a solid education at an affordable price. What we've done is collected a list of the top 10 business schools that offer a quality education that will be respected by any employer, but who...

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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...

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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...

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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...

10 Astonishing Animals With No Eyes

10 Astonishing Animals With No Eyes

Image Source What’s so great about having eyes anyway? If these eyeless animals could talk, they’d tell you that vision is overrated. Each one of these ten incredible creatures has an amazing story to tell. In the darkest environments, with nothing to go on but smell, touch and hearing, they manage...

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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...

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....

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What Is a Crime Against Nature?

The term “crimes against nature” have been in use by the US justice system since 1814. Such crimes refer to sexual acts or practices that are not considered natural. Each state varies upon its definition of crimes against nature, but the most usual types of sexual behavior that are categorized as...