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4.15: Texas/Taxes

I hope everyone got their taxes done on time. As a Texas resident, my tax duties are limited to federal: we don’t do state income tax returns. To celebrate, here’s a song that always makes me want to up and move to Texas, only to be disappointed when I remember I already live here. Just […]

Love 2.0

“There’s No Such Thing as Everlasting Love (According to Science),” says the Atlantic in a review of a book titled Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become. In fact, the book posits that we don’t actually experience the grand, sweeping love of myth and Hollywood screenplays, but instead […]

The Rippling Rock of the 28th State

Texas is the 28th of the United States. Here’s what it was busy doing before it became a state. Texas is the southernmost part of the Great Plains, which ends in the south against the folded Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico. The continental crust forms a stable Mesoproterozoic craton which changes across a broad continental […]