Editorial

How Dangerous Is It to Drive on Tax Day?
Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And the two may be even more closely linked than we thought — a new study shows fatal car crashes rise on April’s annual tax deadline day.
10 Signs Your Credit Card May Have Been Stolen
Credit cards may make our lives twice as easy, but they can just as easily make it three times as difficult. And we’re not talking about the kind of difficult where you find out that a box of Corn Pops has sent you over your measly credit limit.
How is Curbside Recycling Affecting Your Home?
Curbside recycling came to our fair city just a few short months ago, and based on what happens in our home, it has made a huge difference. First of all, we have 3 teenage boys, 2 adults, and a few dogs and cats living in our house, but to tell you the truth, there may be a few I don't even know abo…
Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?
Storms across south Texas knocked out power for about 2,000 people in Port Lavaca early this  morning, which made me think about power outages we've had here in Victoria, and how much we depend on electricity. Electricity is something we take for granted pretty easily. You don't even really think ab…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About April Fool’s Day
Every year on April 1st, office water coolers are spiked with white wine and computer mouses are glued to desks. Every year on college campuses, half empty buckets of water are placed on the top of dorm room doors and passed out bros are covered with marker ink. And throughout the world, the sound o…
5 Smartphone Apps No Man Should Own
With the explosion of Smartphones and tablets it’s becoming more important than ever to remember the apps one downloads and carts around town. Every drink at the bar makes it more likely someone will snatch your phone and expose the fact that Shazam and Fandango are in some highly su…
What’s the Real Story Behind April Fool’s Day?
It’s that time of year again, when you have to watch out for tricksters. April Fool’s Day is the perfect excuse for any prankster in your immediate area to practice his or her craft.
So, what’s the real story behind the origins of this, um, ‘holid…

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