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Wacky Texas Museums


Texas is known for many things:  BBQ, cowboys, the “Texas twang” to their accents. Here are some of the less known, strange museums that are all over Texas.  International Bowling Museum This museum celebrates the sport of bowling, located in Arlington, Texas. With one of a kind bowling artifacts, this museum celebrates bowling throughout the ages.  One of the most popular sports in the world today, bowling has roots tracing back to the ancient Egyptians. Exhibits include


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All About Galveston


Galveston, Texas is a unique city on an island and functions as a coastal town. Over 47,000 people call Galveston home.  Known for a hurricane that devastated the city in 1990, Galveston has recovered and has much to call their own. History Named after a Spanish Count, Galveston was established in the 1820’s, and functioned as a major port and commercial center for the country. Galveston served as the capital of the Republic of Texas during


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A Sampling of Parks in Texas


Texas is home to many state parks, reservations, and other natural areas.  Here are just a few of Texas’s most highly rated state parks and what makes them special.  Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Located in Fredericksburg, Texas, the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area covers 640 acres.  It is noted for being the largest natural rock formations in the country, made from pink granite.  It is knob shaped and rises 425 extra feet above the other elevations on


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Texas Cuisine


Texas is a large state, surrounded by many cultural influences.  That being said, there is a distinct amount of food available for consumption, from the common to the uniquely Texan! What is Tex-Mex? Tex-Mex food is a unique blend of American and Mexican food, with the ingredients from American combined with the flavor of Mexico.  Whereas other Southwestern states usually indulge in New Mexican cuisine, Texans tend to stay true to Tex-Mex.  Tex-Mex food is heavy on


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Texas- An Overview


Texas is located in the Southern portion of the United States.  It is the second largest and the second most populated state in the country. Its capital is Austin, and its largest city is Houston. History Texas was first owned by Spain, and was then taken by Mexico, who controlled the area until 1836.  It joined the United States after a war for independence and was officially inducted into the country in 1845.  Texas was indeed a slave


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Health and Family

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Staying happy and healthy is the first step in being successful. Check out articles that will keep you in shape, and on the top of your game.

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Habits to Maintain for a Healthy Family


Curious how families stay so fit and thin? Dr. Oz for has put together a few of his tips on how to build a healthy family strategy. Dr. Oz says families that make healthy lifestyle choices together, stay healthy together. Here's his game plan for your family. Don’t Go Hungry. To stay at a healthy weight, you have to eat, not starve yourself. “If you don’t fuel up regularly, you’ll become insatiably hungry, causing the ‘hunger’ hormone,


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Ways to Save your Cents


You promise to save your money every year; but by the end of the year you realize you didn’t save a dime. Do not worry, follow this plan to start a sensible savings plan. 43 percent of all working-age households in the United States aren't saving enough to ensure comfort and security during retirement, according to a recent study by Boston College's Center for Retirement Research (CRR). Women, in particular, need to have a financial safety net


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Eating is Influenced by your Companion


A new study has shown that eating behavior of a person is influenced by the partner with whom you are eating. People who eat together tend to mimic each other taking bites at the same time. This characteristic is called behavioral mimicry, the process in which a person unwittingly imitates the behavior of another person. Such an influence may have significant implications in the health and well being of the


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