Mobile devices play important role in weight loss: study

Mobile devices play important role in weight loss: study

(Relaxnews) – Evidence abounds that the support provided by mobile devices can help dieters lose more weight than they would otherwise, according to researchers at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Apps that provide health advice and reminders to eat well were among the features the researchers say might just really […]

Pope attracts world-record crowd at Luneta

Pope attracts world-record crowd at Luneta

By Jean-Louis De La Vaissiere / Cecil Morella Manila, Philippines | AFP |   – Pope Francis drew a record six million people as he celebrated mass in the rain-swept Philippine capital Sunday, a triumphant finale to an Asian tour in which he championed the plight of the poor. Filipinos are famous for practicing a […]

19.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Credit after bankruptcy – Yes you can!

Credit after bankruptcy – Yes you can!

After a debtor receives a discharge in bankruptcy, creditors whose debts are discharged are required to report that the account has a zero balance. The fact of the filing itself can remain on the credit report for 10 years from the date it was filed. A debtor interested in re-establishing credit after bankruptcy should obtain […]

19.01.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters ·
Billy Burke to play a vet on CBS drama ‘Zoo’

Billy Burke to play a vet on CBS drama ‘Zoo’

(Relaxnews) – The actor seen in the “Twilight” movies and on the NBC series “Revolution” has landed a recurring role on “Zoo,” the new drama series set to join “Extant” and “Under the Dome” on CBS this summer. Adapted from James Patterson’s thriller novel, “Zoo” focuses on a global wave of unexplained and violent animal […]

17.01.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Top-scoring vacation rentals in Asia-Pacific include Bali villa and Aussie cottage

Top-scoring vacation rentals in Asia-Pacific include Bali villa and Aussie cottage

(Relaxnews) – Families with big entourages traveling to Asia-Pacific may be interested in a new list of top-scoring holiday vacation rentals from TripAdvisor users that include villas, cottages and beachfront retreats spanning Bali, New Zealand, Australia and Thailand. At $239 a night, the Freshwater Lodge in Tasmania, Australia is the most affordable vacation rental on […]

17.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Could Julianne Moore finally win Oscar for ‘Alice’?

Could Julianne Moore finally win Oscar for ‘Alice’?

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Julianne Moore scored her fifth Oscar nomination Thursday — and some say her role as a professor with early onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice” could finally bring her a golden statuette. In her latest movie, the radiant 54-year-old redhead plays a woman who has everything — love, children and a career, […]

17.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Haute Couture: the most anticipated shows

Haute Couture: the most anticipated shows

(Relaxnews) – Embroiderers, lace makers and other artisans are putting the final touches on the latest couture collections, which will debut in Paris from January 25 to 29. Over the course of these five days, style enthusiasts will turn their gaze upon the French capital, host of the only fashion week dedicated to haute couture. […]

17.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
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 ·