Texas and Texans tend to march to the beat of their own drummer, which makes for a fascinating collection of trivia. For example, Texas was once an independent republic, the only state in the union to have that honor. Aurora, Texas, is said to be the site of a crashed spacecraft with the pilot buried in the local graveyard. A room at the Galvez Hotel in Galveston is infamous for sending its guests packing in a hurry. And Texas plays host to one of the world’s busiest airports. All this and more in the Bathroom Book of Texas Trivia.