Pets benefit most from helicopter parenting: study

Pets benefit most from helicopter parenting: study

(Relaxnews) – Helicopter parents, defined as those who hover over their children’s every waking moment, are often criticized for being overprotective, but a new study says this style of parenting could be what’s right for you pet. Using a web-based survey, researchers hailing from UC Berkeley and California State University, East Bay assessed nurturing styles […]

17.01.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Look for vanilla-flavored cheddar and turmeric-infused ginger ale in 2015

Look for vanilla-flavored cheddar and turmeric-infused ginger ale in 2015

(Relaxnews) – In 2015, turmeric, vanilla bean and cruciferous vegetables — think cauliflower and broccoli — will get their turn in the food spotlight, some in surprising and unexpected ways. That’s according to the food trendspotters at the 40th edition of the Winter Fancy Food Show, which took place in San Francisco recently. The trade […]

17.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Q&A: How Internet.org aims to connect the world’s poor

Q&A: How Internet.org aims to connect the world’s poor

(Bogota-AFP) – Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was in Colombia Wednesday to launch a project to boost web access globally, something he said can be a force for peace. Facebook is a founding partner of Internet.org, which aims to provide Internet access to two thirds of the world’s population who are not online, and are mostly living […]

16.01.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Congestion expected after Toyota green car orders soar

Congestion expected after Toyota green car orders soar

(Tokyo-AFP) – Toyota has been swamped by orders for its first mass market hydrogen fuel-cell car, the company said Thursday, with demand in the first month nearly four times higher than expected for the whole year. The Japanese auto giant said it had received more than 1,500 orders for its “Mirai” sedan since its launch […]

16.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Mariah Carey to headline Caesars Palace

Mariah Carey to headline Caesars Palace

(Relaxnews) – Mariah Carey has been tapped to become the headline act at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas after fellow musical diva and resident Celine Dion was forced to bow out due to her husband’s ailing health. Carey made the announcement during an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” this week, revealing details on the […]

Rihanna, Jourdan Dunn and other celebs design Fendi bags

Rihanna, Jourdan Dunn and other celebs design Fendi bags

(Relaxnews) – Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Feinstein, Jourdan Dunn and Leandra Medine will all create custom bags for Fendi which will be auctioned off for charity. To celebrate the official inauguration of Fendi’s new Madison Avenue flagship, the Italian brand has asked five famous women to rework their Baguette bag, according to a report published in WWD. […]

First look at Colin Farrell for Dolce & Gabbana

First look at Colin Farrell for Dolce & Gabbana

(Relaxnews) – The Italian brand has revealed the first visual from the campaign for its new fragrance Intenso, fronted by Irish actor Colin Farrell. As announced in November, the 38-year-old Irishman is the face of the latest Dolce & Gabbana men’s perfume. In the first official campaign visual, which was released along with behind-the-scenes photos […]

16.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Romantic thriller ‘I’ becomes Tamil cinema’s biggest release

Romantic thriller ‘I’ becomes Tamil cinema’s biggest release

(Relaxnews) – With Tamil superstar Vikram and British model-turned-actress Amy Jackson headlining, “I” is a sell-out success in India with a 200-screen release planned for the USA. Boasting creature effects from Peter Jackson’s Weta Workshop and animatronics by Stan Winston Studios, “I” is the “biggest-ever release for a Tamil-language film” following its January 14 release, […]

16.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Airlines tapping chefs from luxury hotels to rewrite in-flight menus

Airlines tapping chefs from luxury hotels to rewrite in-flight menus

(Relaxnews) – Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific has teamed up with the Mandarin Oriental to create a series of monthly pop-up menus, the latest airline to tap top chefs from luxury hotel chains to rewrite their in-flight dining programs. Passengers flying first class will tuck into dishes prepared by celebrity chefs from across the […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
‘Escape from New York’ remake confirmed at Fox

‘Escape from New York’ remake confirmed at Fox

(Relaxnews) – Fox has secured the rights to remake John Carpenter’s cult 1981 action movie, Deadline reveals. In September, a wave of rumors suggested that a reboot of “Escape from New York” was in the works. Some sources even went as far as to speculate (prematurely) on who might follow in Kurt Russell’s footsteps in […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dior to hold Cruise show in Los Angeles: report

Dior to hold Cruise show in Los Angeles: report

(Relaxnews) – According to a report published in WWD, French fashion house Christian Dior will be bringing its Resort show to Los Angeles, continuing the current trend for peripatetic luxury spectacles. Christian Dior will be coming to Hollywood in the spring: the brand’s Resort 2016 show is apparently set to take place on May 9 in Los […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
When women are few, men settle down: study

When women are few, men settle down: study

(PARIS-AFP) – Women want to settle down while men prefer to play the field, right? Not quite, said a study Wednesday that challenged long-held views of sexual selection. It turns out the dynamics of sex are partly driven by the law of supply and demand: a man’s fidelity depends to a large degree on the […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
What cheap gas?  Some automakers still push electrics

What cheap gas? Some automakers still push electrics

By Paul Handley Detroit, United States | AFP |   – Cheap fuel prices are not deterring some automakers from building up their offerings of alternative fuel vehicles. But the 50 percent fall in the gasoline price in the United States is making electrics and hybrids less competitive with gas-fueled cars, and making it harder […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Motoring, U.S. News ·
Cara Mia Gelato launches ‘Pennies For Education’

Cara Mia Gelato launches ‘Pennies For Education’

Cara Mia Gelato (CMG) Eagle Rock Plaza is proud to announce the launching of their first loca community program called “Pennies For Education” benefiting educational program of Filipino American Associations in the Los Angeles, CA area. For details of the program, contact Rene Ramos | call or text 310.259.6418. Also, CMG Eagle Rock Plaza is pleased to name […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Promotions ·
“So Beautiful”

“So Beautiful”

It’s only the second week of January 2015 and already, Karen Crespo’s black book is already filled with appointments and engagements; and it’s not a surprise since her 2014 calendar was also pretty busy. “If you told me a few years ago that I would find myself in this position, I would have laughed at […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Local News ·
World tour ends in anti-climax for jilted Canadian

World tour ends in anti-climax for jilted Canadian

(Ottawa-AFP) – A jilted Canadian man who posted an ad online for a travel partner with the same name as his ex-girlfriend is back home in Toronto after a world tour. But love did not blossom between Jordan Axani and the woman who filled in for his ex, as some who followed their adventures online […]

14.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Pizza Hut and Coors jump on gluten-free trend

Pizza Hut and Coors jump on gluten-free trend

(Relaxnews) – In a sign that the gluten-free food movement is far from over, Pizza Hut and Coors have launched gluten-free versions of their products this week. For Pizza Hut, the move comes a few years after rival Domino’s launched gluten-free crusts in 2012. The 10-inch cheese and pepperoni pizzas will be available at select […]

14.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Andreea Diaconu is the new face of Donna Karan

Andreea Diaconu is the new face of Donna Karan

(Relaxnews) – Donna Karan New York has revealed the face at the center of its Spring 2015 campaign: Romanian supermodel Andreea Diaconu. After presenting visuals from its DKNY Intimates and Sleepwear campaign with Cara Delevingne, the American ready-to-wear brand has provided a first look at the campaign for the new Donna Karan collection, represented this […]

14.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Obama toasts, teases NBA champion Spurs

Obama toasts, teases NBA champion Spurs

Washington, United States | AFP |   – US President Barack Obama welcomed NBA champions San Antonio to the White House on Monday, and said he’d be glad to offer advice as they pursue a title repeat. “If you guys need any tips on winning back-to-back, you know where to find me,” quipped the second-term […]

14.01.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Factbox: Catholicism in PHL

Factbox: Catholicism in PHL

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  - Key facts about the Catholic religion in the Philippines, which Pope Francis will visit this week as part of his second trip to Asia: NUMBERS: Eight in 10 Filipinos are Catholic, making the nation of 100 million people Asia’s bastion of Christianity. Protestants, Muslims, and members of other Christian […]

14.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·