Texodus: The Top States Texans Are Moving To and Why
The population growth in Texas would be more profound if so many Texans weren't also leaving. The 2019 census revealed nearly a half million people left Texas. What was once a great place to live is feeling the pressures of urbanization, overcrowding, and services lagging behind growth.
Why Isn’t Father’s Day Celebrated As Much As Mother’s Day?
When asked in the LendEDU survey which holiday is more important, Mother's Day or Father's Day, 24.2% said Mother's Day and only 1.8% said Father's Day. The rest, 74%, said "neither" they are equally important. Clearly, that is not true overall if overall retail spending on both holidays is considered.
When Texas Self-Checkouts Go Bad, Lawyers Say Avoid Them
The whole self-checkout push by big retailers like Walmart and Target has dissatisfied many customers. It is no coincidence that the first four letters of dissatisfied spell "diss". Now, they could be opening you up to shoplifting charges.
Can You Legally Shoot Trespassers in Texas?
It is widely believed that if someone is trespassing on your property in Texas, you have a legal right to shoot them. Is this true? As with so many legal questions, the answer can be complicated.
10 Ways To Lose Your Driver’s License in Texas
Texas doesn't have a certain number of points for running a red light or speeding like some states, but it does keep track of violations and assesses points, which are used to levy surcharges on drivers. Doing any of these ten things will cost you your Texas Driver's License.
Can You Legally Refuse To Pay A Mandatory Gratuity/Service Fee in Texas?
Nothing is worse than going out to eat and ending up with a big surprise when you get the final bill. More and more diners are seeing the prices on the menu and assuming that is the price. That is not always entirely the case. That is where automatic gratuities and service fees come in.
Texas Porch Pirate Revenge Leads to Criminal Poop Attack
Getting revenge on porch pirates seems like a great idea. It doesn't work. Neither do harsher laws against it. What should you do to stop porch pirates?
Texas Has A Lot of Weird Laws Regarding Skunks
It is a proven fact that Texas has more species of skunk than any other state. Maybe that's why there are so many weird skunk laws in Texas.
Dreaded Arthropods In Texas Story Goes Viral…Are They Real?
It's been making the rounds on social media. The headline reads "Strange Arthropods Make Their Way to Texas". The photos are like arachnophobia meets "The Alien" The posts are truly chilling.
Cobra on the Loose in Texas — Could Cobras Survive here?
A year ago a cobra escaped from Grand Prairie Texas. It has never been found. Could a population of cobras live in Texas?
Can You Legally Be Buried With Your Pet in Texas?
The polls are clear. Many people feel a closer relationship with their pets than anyone else in their lives. Close in life doesn't necessarily mean you can be close in death, especially in Texas
There Is A Form of Legal Marijuana in Texas, For Now
Marijuana is still illegal in Texas. A legal loophole, however, means there is a legal cannabis in Texas, for now. Find out what it is and what's going on here.