The Texas Power Grid has always been a talking point. One of the biggest is how much stress the grid is under.

The grid has been studied many times, and attempts to ease the stress on the grid have been documented, such as during summertime and the air conditioning. So safe to say, some Texans are nervous on the reliability of the grid during periods of higher stress.

For most of us, the thought of how many people live in the state, and how much of the grid we use isn't a thought we have daily. But the grid does have limits, and if we are to avoid potential rolling blackouts, there has to be a way for everyone to see how the grid is holding up.

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Thankfully, there is indeed a way to observe the grid, and it doesn't involve going outside and just looking the grid itself.

The Texas Power Grid And Power Usage In Real Time

Admittingly, this pretty cool. With the age of technology we live in, Texans can view the grid in real time. If you click here, you can how the grid is fairing with our usage.

So for all of us, this could help ease fears of if the grid is currently struggling. Some Texans might just like watching the grid work as we work. One thing is for sure, now most of us might have the grid info open on our computers to check on now and again right?

This Texas House Hides A Hilarious Laundry Room Secret

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21 Texas Town Names Outsiders Can't Pronounce

Have you ever heard someone call Killeen "Kye-lean" or Salado "Salad-oh"? That's just the tip of the Texas mispronunciation iceberg. Here are the towns and cities most folks who didn't grow up in Texas don't have a clue how to pronounce.

10 Myths About Texas That Even Some Natives Believe

Everything's bigger in Texas, including the tall tales! Our state can seem pretty strange to people from far away, or even our immediate neighbors. There are several myths about Texas that range from quirky to fun and just plain ignorant and insulting, and even some people born and raised her believe 'em. Here are a few we can dispel today.

Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.

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