President Barack Obama to sit down with Jimmy Kimmel

President Barack Obama to sit down with Jimmy Kimmel

  (Relaxnews) – American talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will be interviewing US President Barack Obama in an episode set to air Thursday night. The commander-in-chief will make an appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live this week — the first time Obama sits down for a chat with the comedian and late night show host, […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars ·
Telling kids they’re special may foster narcissism: study

Telling kids they’re special may foster narcissism: study

(Miami-AFP) – Children who are told they are special by their parents are more likely to become narcissists, according to a study Monday that aimed to uncover the origins of extreme selfishness. The research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a peer-reviewed US journal, is based on 565 children in the Netherlands […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Apple to tap iPhone users for medical research

Apple to tap iPhone users for medical research

(San Francisco-AFP) – Apple on Monday unveiled an initiative to help researchers tackle some of the world’s most critical medical conditions by gathering data from willing iPhone users. The plan will use, on a voluntary basis, data from medical tracking apps to aid research on asthma, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. The […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
LA Galaxy Foundation joins forces with American Heart Association to fight cardiovascular disease

LA Galaxy Foundation joins forces with American Heart Association to fight cardiovascular disease

LOS ANGELES – The LA Galaxy Foundation and the American Heart Association (AHA) have joined forces through a yearlong collaboration to fight cardiovascular disease. The LA Galaxy Foundation’s support of $125,000 will help fund cardiovascular health initiatives aimed at engaging young people in healthy physical activity, providing blood pressure screenings to women, and helping congenital […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Julia confirms: Claudine will attend her debut

Julia confirms: Claudine will attend her debut

Julia Barretto revealed that she continued to keep in touch with her aunt Claudine despite the Barretto family feud that continue to make headlines. Julia said she and Claudine communicate with each other regularly. “The last time we talked, she called me yesterday or the other day. We talk. Never naman kami nag-away,” she said. […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino: Napeñas fooled me on Mamasapano mission

Aquino: Napeñas fooled me on Mamasapano mission

MANILA, Mar 9 (Mabuhay) – “The truth is, I was given the wrong information.” President Benigno Aquino III made this statement on Monday as he enumerated errors supposedly committed by former Special Action Force (SAF) chief Director Getulio Napeñas Jr. that resulted in the high number of police fatalities in the January 25 Mamasapano clash […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Viewers to Volunteers ad for CBS features Weekend Balita columnist Jannelle So

Viewers to Volunteers ad for CBS features Weekend Balita columnist Jannelle So

Weekend Balita and US Asian Post columnist Jannelle So in TV ad for Viewers to Volunteers airing on CBS. Jannelle Viewers to Volunteers commercial

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Jannelle So, Online ·
24 hours in Santa Barbara

24 hours in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA – I have been to this coastline county seat of Santa Barbara County many times before and always enjoy going back. There’s lots to explore – the beaches on the coast, the streets filled with curious shops and unique boutiques, history in one of the oldest missions in the country, and the […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Jannelle So ·
Feast-and-famine diet shows promise for longevity: study

Feast-and-famine diet shows promise for longevity: study

(Relaxnews) – High intensity interval training has hit the dinner table. Fasting has been demonstrated to have health benefits, yet since it’s not possible to fast indefinitely, researchers suggest doing so intermittently for a long and healthy life. “We found that intermittent fasting caused a slight increase to SIRT 3, a well-known gene that promotes […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’: what are critics saying?

Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’: what are critics saying?

(Relaxnews) – The 13th studio album by pop superstar Madonna has months of hype and an all-star roster of artists — Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Avicii, Nas, Diplo, Chance the Rapper — behind it. Ahead of its release next week in Europe and North America, critics weigh in on the album’s dichotomous nature, and on […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Korean mermaids

Korean mermaids

March is Global Women’s Month. March 8th is International Women’s Day when we celebrate the social, economic and political achievements of women past, present and future. Because of this, we will hear a lot of stories about the proverbial “girl power.” I’ve heard and told my share, in  my 20-year career as a print and broadcast journalist. But when […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Jannelle So ·
Sweet cravings will make sugar curbs hard: experts

Sweet cravings will make sugar curbs hard: experts

(Paris-AFP) – UN recommendations to curb sugar intake may face an uphill battle for acceptance, experts say — confronted by an ingrained human yearning for sweetness. Sugar is laden with energy, which we are genetically geared to want — a craving the food industry has cultivated to keep consumers coming back for more, they point […]

08.03.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Spring 2015 makeup: it’s all about the contrast

Spring 2015 makeup: it’s all about the contrast

(Relaxnews) – Why choose between intense colors and subtle pastels? This spring, makeup brands are combining the two in collections centered on contrast. As always, makeup fans are advised to choose between dramatic eyes or vibrant lips, making one or the other the centerpiece of the look. Explosive lips at Chanel With its Rêverie Parisienne […]

08.03.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Car industry welcomes Google, Apple but battles loom

Car industry welcomes Google, Apple but battles loom

(Geneva-AFP) – It could be the battle of the titans. Auto giants at the Geneva Motor Show say they welcome the potential move of Silicon Valley players into their sector but experts warn of major disruptions. Google has long made headlines with its plans for a self-driving car, but Apple is now also reportedly readying […]

08.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Design trend: innovative egg cups

Design trend: innovative egg cups

(Relaxnews) – Perched atop its little foot, the egg cup is one of the most eccentric and charming tableware items, and one that contemporary designers never tire of revisiting. Here are some of the latest examples for pocillovists to peruse. Order in the court Among the star products of the recent Maison & Objet trade […]

08.03.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Autumn fashion on the Paris catwalk looks dark and leggy

Autumn fashion on the Paris catwalk looks dark and leggy

(Paris-AFP) – While most of the northern hemisphere is eagerly awaiting spring and summer, on the Paris catwalks right now it’s already about the following autumn and winter — and that season is forecast to be dark and leggy. Such is the predominant look unfurled by some of the top brands including Dior, Kenzo, Lanvin, […]

Solar plane revs up for historic round-the-world flight

Solar plane revs up for historic round-the-world flight

(Abu Dhabi-AFP) – A solar powered plane aims to fly into history on Monday, taking off from Abu Dhabi on a round-the-world odyssey to promote alternative energy. The flight of Solar Impulse 2, whose hoped-for Saturday takeoff had to be put off due to strong winds, will cap 13 years of research and testing by […]

08.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Science & Technology ·
Burger hot on the heels of the ham baguette in France

Burger hot on the heels of the ham baguette in France

(Paris-AFP) – It’s enough to make any self-respecting French gourmet spit out his lunch with disgust: a new report published Thursday showed the French are chomping nearly as many burgers as their cherished ham baguette. The “jambon beurre” (ham and butter), a staple of the French diet for centuries, is fast losing ground in the […]

07.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·

Alibaba opens US data center in new challenge to Amazon

San Francisco, United States |  |  – Chinese online giant Alibaba will open a data center in Silicon Valley, it said Wednesday, challenging US rival Amazon in the field of cloud computing. The company’s Aliyun unit, which already competes with AWS (Amazon Web Services) in China, will offer cloud services to US firms in what […]

07.03.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
China free trade zone a bust so far: US business survey

China free trade zone a bust so far: US business survey

Shanghai, China |AFP |   – Nearly three-quarters of American firms in Shanghai say China’s first free trade zone (FTZ) offers them no business benefits almost 18 months after it was established, according to a survey Wednesday. The Chinese commercial hub set up the FTZ in September 2013, promising a range of financial reforms, including […]

07.03.2015 · Filled under: World News ·