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Baby Hedgehog Fits in a Spoon

Oh, she’s so cute I could just eat her up! This baby hedgehog was born at the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, Texas. Click on the link to see pictures of her siblings. Link -via NotCot | Photo: Cameron Park Zoo

X-Men Baby Hedgehog Fits in a Spoon

Oh, she’s so cute I could just eat her up! This baby hedgehog was born at the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, Texas. Click on the link to see pictures of her siblings, which are named Polaris, Storm, Magneto and Juggernaut. Or this one is named Storm. I can’t quite figure out the nomenclature. Link -via NotCot | [...]

The Troops Need More Coke

In this fun letter of note, the 55th Infantry Exchange at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas informs the Coca Cola [sic] Bottling Works about a desperate problem: the troops need more Coke. The amusingly awkward request requests a tenfold (minimum) increase in the Coke supply, and threatens to switch to an alternate beverage [...]

Fat Ho Burgers

Entrepreneurial spirit? Got it in spades. Retail location ? Check. Burger so good it’s called the Supa Dupa with Cheese? Yep. What’s left? How about a name that’s either crazy or so crazy it’s genius (especially since it got ‘em a lot of free publicity). Here’s the Fat Ho Burgers in Waco, Texas: 23-year-old Waco, Texas [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Things We Got from Texas

Happy Texas Independence Day! Today, 175 years ago, Texas official declared itself independent of Mexico. In the meantime, Texans have been busily filling the world with weird and useful things. Here are ten creations, inventions, developments or products from Texas. 1. Deep-Fried … Anything? Salty, pretzel-like pockets filled with Guinness and deep-fried? I’d try it. The ravioli-shaped [...]

What I Keep

Photographer Susan Mullally took portraits of homeless people who are part of The Church Under the Bridge in Waco, Texas. In each picture of the collection called What I Keep, the subject is holding an object that means something to them, and tells why. In the portrait shown, Vietnam veteran Tindall Herndon keeps his hat [...]