Trump sees Clinton, Biden as ‘pretty equal’ 2016 challengers

Trump sees Clinton, Biden as ‘pretty equal’ 2016 challengers

Washington, United States | AFP |   – Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton would make equally formidable opponents in the race for the White House, Donald Trump said Sunday as he and other Republican candidates aimed their darts at the Democratic frontrunner. Growing speculation about Biden’s plans were further fueled by reports over […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Researchers explain why we have trouble keeping track of days

Researchers explain why we have trouble keeping track of days

(Relaxnews) – A team of researchers from the School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln in the UK has succeeded in identifying the psychological mechanisms that lead to confusion regarding what day of the week it is. The results were published in PLOS ONE. We’ve all been confused at some point as to what […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
‘We Are Your Friends’: key facts behind the DJ drama

‘We Are Your Friends’: key facts behind the DJ drama

(Relaxnews) – Take three minutes to find out a little more about this week’s electro-infused romantic drama “We Are Your Friends,” including who’s in it, where its name comes from, and how it’s linked to a show about online dating. Why the name? If you’re wondering where the film’s title comes from, let’s get that […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Anne Hathaway to battle blood-thirsty aliens in sci-fi comedy

Anne Hathaway to battle blood-thirsty aliens in sci-fi comedy

(Relaxnews) – For her next project, Anne Hathaway will star in and produce a sci-fi comedy heavy on female leads. In “The Shower,” a baby shower turns into an apocalyptic meteor shower, in which the meteor rocks turn into blood-thirsty male aliens. With Hathaway at the helm, the women must save themselves and the planet. […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Former investment banking analyst with J.P. Morgan charged in $600,000 insider trading scheme

Former investment banking analyst with J.P. Morgan charged in $600,000 insider trading scheme

LOS ANGELES – An analyst with J.P. Morgan Securities and two longtime friends were taken into custody this morning after being charged in a federal grand jury indictment that alleges they participated in an insider trading scheme that netted more than $600,000 in illicit profits. Ashish Aggarwal, 27, of San Francisco; Shahriyar Bolandian, 26, of the […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Govt seeks P38.9B for calamity funds in 2016

Govt seeks P38.9B for calamity funds in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The government is asking Congress for P38.9 billion next year to prepare and respond to calamities, as well as to rehabilitate the areas devastated by Typhoon Yolanda. A scrutiny of the proposed 2016 General Appropriations Act (GAA) show that P19 billion of the P38.9 billion National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Nick Jonas named as Miss America Music Curator

Nick Jonas named as Miss America Music Curator

(Relaxnews) – The Jonas brother will be choosing the music for the Miss America Pageant 2015. Having just released a new single, “Levels”, Nick Jonas has another reason to celebrate this month: he has been selected to be the Music Curator for this year’s Miss America beauty pageant. On his Twitter feed, he invited fans […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
The Met’s new Breuer building to host TEDxMet conference

The Met’s new Breuer building to host TEDxMet conference

(Relaxnews) – The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s second annual TED conference is to serve as a coming-out party for the Met Breuer, its modern and contemporary art annex set to open to the public in March. TEDxMet was inaugurated in 2013 with a program called “Icons,” marking the first time an art museum had been […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Samsung announces US pricing and availability for new Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung announces US pricing and availability for new Galaxy Tab S2

(Relaxnews) – On August 26, Samsung announced the US retail prices and shipment dates of the new Galaxy Tab S2. Earlier this summer, Samsung unveiled its newest tablet model, the Galaxy Tab S2. Lighter and thinner than its competitor, the iPad Air 2, it is available in two sizes: 9.7-inch and 8.0-inch. Now US prices […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
Burger King peace offer to McDonald’s: ‘Let’s make a McWhopper’

Burger King peace offer to McDonald’s: ‘Let’s make a McWhopper’

(Washington, United States-AFP) – Is a McWhopper in the near future for fast-food lovers? In the name of global peace, Burger King proposed making the hybrid hamburger to its rival McDonald’s on Wednesday, at least for one day, the United Nations-promoted International Day of Peace on September 21. Burger King, perpetually locked in tough competition […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Online, Videos ·
Guinness World Records fetes its 60th anniversary

Guinness World Records fetes its 60th anniversary

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, August 27, the world’s undisputed record-keeper and archive of history fetes its 60th anniversary. In addition to the release of the 60th edition of the book next month, Guinness has been building up to the milestone with a special video series featuring some of the biggest — figuratively and literally — records set, […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Online, Videos ·
Gelli de Belen shares wisdom on career longevity

Gelli de Belen shares wisdom on career longevity

She’s been in Philippine show business for 35 years, but 42-year old Gelli de Belen is still active as ever. She shares wisdom on how to live a long and illustrious career in show business. First, according to Gelli, is to concentrate on their craft and and maintain camaraderie with co-workers or colleagues. “No matter […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Roxas warns public vs ways of ‘trapos’

Roxas warns public vs ways of ‘trapos’

CEBU CITY  (Mabuhay) – Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II on Monday issued a warning against  “traditional politicians” who are wooing voters in campaigns but will “take advantage” of the people once they get elected. “Siga sila at maaari silang magpatuloy ng pananamantala sa inyo. Iyan ang trapo (traditional politician) style ng pamamahala (They are […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Newest edition of Office 2016 expected to land next month for Windows users

Newest edition of Office 2016 expected to land next month for Windows users

(Relaxnews) – Microsoft is reportedly set to launch its Office 2016 suite for Windows in September. According to various reports from The Verge and German site WinFuture, the latest iteration of Office will feature better search options, storage, email delivery, and real-time co-authoring in the desktop version of the program. The Mac version of Office 2016 was […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
The world of custom cars: How Touring Superleggera caters to car connoisseurs

The world of custom cars: How Touring Superleggera caters to car connoisseurs

(Relaxnews) – The number of millionaires in the world is at an all-time high and so is demand for the most exotic of automobiles. Rolls-Royce and Ferrari have reported a second straight year of record sales, every Bugatti Veyron has found a home and the classic car market is going crazy. All of which means […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Photos ·
BBC Radio One announces ‘Live Lounge month’ lineup

BBC Radio One announces ‘Live Lounge month’ lineup

(Relaxnews) – On August 25, BBC Radio One announced their plans for 30 Live Lounge performances in 30 days, including new acts and some of the industry’s most established names. The popular Live Lounge feature on BBC Radio One will be running daily throughout September, it was announced Tuesday. From Tuesday, September 1 to Wednesday, […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Zoos: 5 star animals to photograph on your holidays

Zoos: 5 star animals to photograph on your holidays

(Relaxnews) – Two years after giving birth for the first time, the Smithsonian National Zoo’s female panda made headlines last weekend by giving birth to two more offspring. This is great news for the panda world as conception in captivity remains rather rare. Barely a few days old and already stars in their own right, […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
Fish oil supplements don’t prevent mental decline: study

Fish oil supplements don’t prevent mental decline: study

(Miami, United States-AFP) – Fish oil supplements, which are high in omega-3 fatty acids, do not protect against mental decline despite common belief, said a study Tuesday spanning 4,000 older people. The five-year clinical trial, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, is “one of the largest and longest of its kind,” according […]

26.08.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Poe praises Aquino as ‘sincere’ but …

Poe praises Aquino as ‘sincere’ but …

CEBU CITY (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe praised President Benigno Aquino III on Monday but added that things needed to be done faster. “Maraming nagawa ang Pangulo. Tapat siya,” (The President has done a lot. He is sincere) Poe said of President Benigno Aquino III. She added however that these might not be enough. “Marami […]

25.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Google testing out food porn feature for Maps

Google testing out food porn feature for Maps

(Relaxnews) – Google is testing out a new feature with some of its local city guides that will allow users to attach “foodographs” to restaurants and cafes on Google Maps. According to Android Police, the new feature will be tested out among the community of “level three” local guides — those who’ve contributed more than 50 […]

25.08.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·