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  • The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns

    The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns
    Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
  • From one grad to another

    From one grad to another
    Ah, hindsight. Some of life's best lessons spring from the gnawing shoulda, coulda, woulda of missed opportunities. Just ask any graduating college senior to reflect on the last four years: If only I'd been more outgoing as a freshman, I might have more...
  • U.S.: The no-vacation nation

    U.S.: The no-vacation nation
    Let's be blunt: If you like to take lots of vacation, the United States is not the place to work. Besides a handful of national holidays, the typical American worker bee gets two or three precious weeks off out of a whole year to relax and see the...
  • Best-Selling Author and Tech Titan Shama Kabani joins The 33 News on KDAF-TV as Tech-Gadget Contributor

    Best-Selling Author and Tech Titan Shama Kabani joins The 33 News on KDAF-TV as Tech-Gadget Contributor
    The 33 TV -- KDAF Dallas/Ft. Worth is proud to announce that Shama Kabani, one of the world's leading voices on social media and technology trends, will host a weekly segment called "Tech Zen with Shama" to air Mondays at 9 pm and available online. Kabani...
  • Book Review: 'Fall Higher' by Dean Young

    Book Review: 'Fall Higher' by Dean Young
    Fall Higher Dean Young Copper Canyon Press: 105 pp., $22 "All the new thinking is about loss," Robert Hass begins his 1979 poem "Meditation at Lagunitas." Structuralism had put poets in a bind by arguing that words are meaningless symbols assigned...
  • Jordan doesn't expect to 'set any records' with Bundy's deal

    Jordan doesn't expect to 'set any records' with Bundy's deal
    Orioles top draft pick Dylan Bundy may be seeking a record-breaking contract, perhaps as high as $30 million, but it won't happen, according to amateur scouting director Joe Jordan. "I don't look to set any records. I don't expect to," Jordan said in a...
  • Acting as an advocate

    Acting as an advocate
    CORONA DEL MAR — One person can make a difference. You just have to believe in yourself, be patient, put in many hours of work, and, sometimes — just sometimes — search far and wide for Spanish translators. That was the message...
  • From Recovery To Rehab: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords "Doing Great," Husband Tweets

    From Recovery To Rehab: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords "Doing Great," Husband Tweets
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz) is "doing great" and transitioning well to her new rehabilitation after being wounded two weeks ago in a mass shooting at a grocery store in Tuscon, Ariz., according to a tweet from her husband....
  • Peirsol talks about his retirement

    Peirsol talks about his retirement
    Aaron Peirsol stood and waved from the champion's top spot on the podium moments after winning the 100-meter backstroke Aug. 18, 2010. His hometown crowd cheered for him at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine. They were happy to see him...
  • Austin is a magnet for musicians and their fans

    Austin is a magnet for musicians and their fans
    AUSTIN, Texas — After my plane landed, I went online to see what was going on in Austin: Was there any music that night that I had to check out? Asking if there was any music that night in Austin is kind of like asking if people need air to live....
  • Austin food: Barbecue for vegans, and food trailers for all

    Austin food: Barbecue for vegans, and food trailers for all
    AUSTIN, Texas — The first thing out of anyone's mouth when I said I was visiting Austin? Some version of: "Oh, I know the best barbecue place …" It's not all about BBQ in Austin, but it is certainly a heaping helping of the local culture. As...