We've talked ad nauseum about the Texas Power Grid we know. We all worry about it of course after the freezes we've had in the state. So why in the world is it being brought up again today?

Could there be another problem upcoming? Is there a sudden maintenance that's been planned? Is someone in the state using too much power?

Well thankfully, it's none of those things. As it turns out, there's a better reason for us Texans to use less power through the date of June 15th, 2023, in the state. Mainly, to be help our flying friends migrate better.

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Less Lights, Better Flying Conditions For Birds In Texas

As it turns out, according to Chron, one out of three birds will pass through the Lone Star State while they migrate. But, just like us when we get tired, they have to stop and recharge for a little bit.

But you may be wondering, can't they just fly around during the day? Well, not exactly. Instead, birds fly at night. Which in turn, could cause more issues for them while taking to the skies.

One video by the Cornell Lab Of Ornithology shows how bright lights affect our flying friends:

So thankfully, our actions in turning down the lights won't only help migrating birds, the Texas Power Grid was also be under less stress too! It's a win for everyone isn't it? Time to help the birds Texas!

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If you’re thinking about where to retire in the Lone Star State, stop. We have computers to do our thinking now. 

Okay, I’m kidding, but when I asked artificially intelligent bot brain ChatGPT for the best places to retire in Texas, these are the answers it spit out, along with this disclaimer: “Please note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be other great places to retire in Texas that are not included here. It is always best to research and visit the place before making a decision.

Good advice, but let’s look at the top places it recommended and decide for ourselves, shall we? Some look like winners, but some have us wondering if the computer is short-circuiting.

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