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2015-02-04 08:23:44

BAAR, Switzerland, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) today announced that it has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.

2015-02-03 23:09:01

VAZATA acquires Dallas Help Desk, Inc.

2015-02-03 23:07:40

North Texas area residents can purchase 50-gallon rain barrels from BRIT beginning February 16 through April 18 at a reduced price of $72.50 each Fort Worth,

2015-02-03 23:04:06

Civitas Learning, the Austin-based predictive analytics Software-as-a-Service (Saas) innovator on a mission to help a million more students graduate every year by 2025, today announced $16 million

2015-02-02 23:07:29

A new Principal Program Manager for Cireson revealed as business expands. (PRWEB) February 02, 2015 Cireson officially welcomes Pete Zerger, a long-time

2015-02-02 16:26:45

Pearland's First Hospital to Open Tuesday, February 3, 2015 PEARLAND, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-02 16:21:52

BEE-TEX study to demonstrate novel ways of measuring toxic air pollutants in real time. THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb.

2015-01-30 23:00:30

Travisso is pulling out all the stops during its month-long “Beyond Big” sales event in February, giving every homebuyer a 4K HDTV as visitors frolic in 10 tons of snow and dine on a giant,


Latest Geography of Texas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

2013-04-18 23:10:55

The Texas Blackland Prairies are a temperate grassland ecoregion that is located in Texas that stretches roughly from the Red River in North Texas to San Antonio in the south. This area covers an area of 19,400 square miles, consisting of a main belt of 17,000 square miles and two islands of tall grass prairie grasslands located southeast of the main blackland prairie belt; both the main belt and the islands stretch northeast/southwest. It hosts many different eco-regional organisms....

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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.