Summer will be here soon, and many of us want to look perfect. Sometimes, however, our belly doesn’t seem to reduce in size despite our best efforts. Bright Side sought the advice of James Duigan, a star coach who trained Elle Macpherson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and learned the causes of unwanted growth around the waist. “Love handles” Distinguishing feature: “Cushions“ on your sides. Causes: Sedentary lifestyle. Sweet tooth. Excess alcohol consumption. Lots of…"5 Types of Tummy That Aren’t Caused by Excess Weight"
Making sense of which measures cross the finish line and which die is a tricky game to play during the 140 days of the Texas Legislative Session. Due to political scheming, many bills pass that could be termed frivolous, while a significant number of bills boasting the most grassroots support languish in committees without even a hearing. In some cases, this imbalance is even more apparent and egregious when national support is taken into consideration,…"House inexcusably delays Dismemberment Abortion Ban"
It seems that time is speeding up with each passing year. More and more changes take place in our lives, and the world around us evolves so fast it sometimes makes our heads spin. You can see this most graphically in big cities. Some of them looked completely different as little as ten years ago. We thought it was time to take a quick trip back in time to see how much the world around…"10 Incredible Cities That Have Changed Beyond Recognition"
HOUSTON (KTRK) — While everyone is murmuring about In-N-Out moving onto Whataburger’s Houston turf, here’s the real beef: their California burger game is as weak as their Animal Style sauce. Will people try it? Sure. Will Texans switch? Don’t be ridiculous. Here are seven reasons Whataburger is going to continue to reign supreme in the Bayou City, according to ABC13 web producer Brandon de Hoyos: Texans like choices Where do we even begin? How about…"7 WAYS WHATABURGER WALLOPS IN-N-OUT BURGER"
Here’s a sampling of rejected license plates in Texas. (KTRK) Texans request some weird stuff to be on their personalized license plates. Texas officials rejected hundreds of requests for personalized license plates. This is a sampling. If you’re viewing on our ABC13 news app, tap on the photo above to see more images. And offensive stuff. Like, really offensive. We asked for the list of rejected license plates from the state and can’t show you…"TEXAS’ REJECTED LICENSE PLATES OF 2016"
LOCATED SOME 60 MILES west off the coast of Sumatra is the island of Siberut. Siberut is inhabited by the Mentawai tribe, among the oldest indigenous Indonesian societies. Mentawai are an ancient tribe that has lived deep in the jungles of the equatorial rainforest–and in a relative isolation from modern society–for thousands of years. Our crew left on an overnight ferry from Sumatra. A gorgeous sunrise welcomed us on the shores of Maura Siberut. After…"Keepers of the rainforest: The Mentawai of Siberut Island"
“” Several bills filed by Texas lawmakers would decriminalize marijuana in the state, or at least allow it for medical reasons. The 2017 session begins Tuesday. North Texas Cities Offer Additional Weather Alert Systems “I believe Texas is at a tipping point where we’re seeing the rest of the country having a sensible marijuana policy,” said Shaun McAlister of Arlington, the leader of DFW NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Eight…"Texas Lawmakers Consider Reforming Marijuana Laws"
A wintry mix, urban flooding and gusty thunderstorms will accompany a push of cool air across Texas early this week, just days after record heat baked the state. The thrust of cool air into Tuesday will put an end to the July-like heat that smashed numerous records on Friday and Saturday. High temperatures in Amarillo plummeted 51 degrees Fahrenheit spanning Saturday to Monday, from the upper 80s to the lower 30s F. In Dallas, temperatures…"Wintry mix, downpours and gusty storms to threaten Texas following July-like heat"
UPDATE: On February 14th, Willie Nelson’s son Lukas shared good news on Instagram regarding his father’s health. “Happy to report this Valentine’s Day that dad is feeling great and will be back on the road,” he wrote. “Music and Love are a healing combination.” Willie Nelson has canceled his upcoming concerts in Sahuarita, Arizona, on Friday, February 10th, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 11th due to illness. Organizers at the Desert Diamond Casino and Route…"Willie Nelson Cancels Shows Due to Illness"
A woman in Texas was allegedly so dissatisfied with her taco meal that she reportedly shot her boyfriend during a dispute over the food. According to KTRK TV, investigators say the woman and a male companion were at a taco truck in north Houston early Monday morning when the incident occurred. According to police, the woman became infuriated after she reportedly asked the taco truck worker to reheat her taco and was told no. Her…"Woman reportedly shoots boyfriend over cold taco"