‘Selfie sticks’ give new perspective at tech show

‘Selfie sticks’ give new perspective at tech show

(Las Vegas-AFP) – “Selfie sticks” — the lightweight monopods which hold smartphones to get a better angle for self portraits — are making the tech community look at things from a new perspective. These devices became a hot item at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where dozens of manufacturers and distributors were […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Dunkin’ Donuts announces major expansion plans in China to rival Starbucks

Dunkin’ Donuts announces major expansion plans in China to rival Starbucks

(Relaxnews) – A coffee war is set to be staged across China over the next few decades, as Dunkin’ Donuts gets ready to open 1,400 restaurants in the hopes of wooing a notoriously tea-loving country to drink their more affordable cup of joe. Over the next 20 years, the coffee and baked goods chain said […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Minimalist cuts and silhouettes at Ralph Lauren Pre-Fall 2015

Minimalist cuts and silhouettes at Ralph Lauren Pre-Fall 2015

(Relaxnews) – Legendary American designer Ralph Lauren unveiled his latest collection in New York City, presenting the Pre-Fall line as an ode to easy luxury. Ralph Lauren went with a pretty strict color theme this season, and stuck to white, cream and different shades of yellowy brown from sand to a deep chestnut. The play worked […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Matt Bomer to play Montgomery Clift on HBO

Matt Bomer to play Montgomery Clift on HBO

(Relaxnews) – The actor has landed the title role in “Monty Clift,” a biopic in development at HBO on the 1950s Hollywood star. After cutting his teeth on Broadway, Montgomery Clift launched his silver screen career in 1948, just before turning 30, when he co-starred with John Wayne in the western “Red River.” But it […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Design agenda: ringing in 2015 with Maison&Objet

Design agenda: ringing in 2015 with Maison&Objet

(Relaxnews) – 2015 promises to be a bumper year for design, and January is a big month. Things kick off with the 20th anniversary of Maison&Objet in Paris, then it’s on to Formex Sweden before hopping over to Toronto Design Week. Here are the hottest events happening in the design world over the next few […]

09.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online ·
Ryan Reynolds’ cat commands murder in ‘The Voices’

Ryan Reynolds’ cat commands murder in ‘The Voices’

(Relaxnews) – Entertainment Weekly released the first trailer for the new feature from Marjane Satrapi, the Iranian writer and director best known for “Persepolis” (2007), an adaptation of her own comic book. A horror comedy with talking animals, “The Voices” is certainly far from conventional. Ryan Reynolds stars as Jerry, a slightly deranged factory worker. […]

09.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Neri wants five kids with Chito

Neri wants five kids with Chito

Actress Neri Naig is keen on becoming a mother. The 29-year-old opened up about her plans going forward with husband Chito Miranda following their wedding. She said that she wants to have five kids but added that the “Parokya ni Edgar” lead vocalist only has two in mind. “I want five kids, pero ang gusto […]

09.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
US Republicans begin two years of congressional rule

US Republicans begin two years of congressional rule

By Michael Mathes Washington, United States | AFP  – A new US Congress convened Tuesday in snowy Washington, where freshly-empowered Republican leaders seek quick economic victories like approving the Keystone pipeline and move to counter President Barack Obama’s agenda ahead of 2016. Rather than embark straight away on deep and complicated reforms, the Republicans who […]

09.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Same-sex couples wed in Florida as gay marriage ban ends

Same-sex couples wed in Florida as gay marriage ban ends

Miami, United States | AFP |  – Scores of same-sex Florida couples tied the knot early Tuesday after the state’s ban on gay marriage ended. Overjoyed couples filed into courthouses and exchanged vows just after midnight, as Florida became the 36th of America’s 50 states to allow gay marriage. “I’m glad it’s finally legal,” William […]

09.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Regular consumption of avocados could help control cholesterol: study

Regular consumption of avocados could help control cholesterol: study

(Relaxnews) – Eating one avocado per day as part of a moderate-fat diet can improve cholesterol levels, according to researchers from the American Heart Association who worked with overweight and obese individuals in a small-scale study. The research team set out to see what would happen if saturated fatty acids from the typical American diet […]

09.01.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Spring 2015 makeup: Laura Mercier’s subtle watercolor palette

Spring 2015 makeup: Laura Mercier’s subtle watercolor palette

(Relaxnews) – Watercolour Clouds is the cosmetics brand’s new spring makeup collection, characterized by discreet shades and delicate textures. “Find your zen”: this is Laura Mercier’s invitation to makeup enthusiasts ahead of the spring 2015 season. Titled Watercolour Clouds, the brand’s new makeup line is all about quiet, relaxed glamour, a mood conveyed in slightly […]

09.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Observation deck of One World Trade Center named top new attraction 2015

Observation deck of One World Trade Center named top new attraction 2015

(Relaxnews) – Travel experts at Lonely Planet have named the opening of the observation deck at the One World Trade Center in New York the most anticipated new travel experience of 2015. Set to open this spring, the observation deck will give visitors sweeping views of Manhattan from the 102nd floor. The new attraction is […]

09.01.2015 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Images of urban America find a lasting home

Images of urban America find a lasting home

(Washington-AFP) – The US Library of Congress has purchased the archives of a Chilean-born photographer who has documented the decay of great American cities for more than four decades. More than 5,000 images by Camilo Jose Vergara will fill a gap in the library’s prints and photography collection, which until now has been short of […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Downey Jr, Lawrence win big at People’s Choice awards

Downey Jr, Lawrence win big at People’s Choice awards

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Robert Downey Jr. and Jennifer Lawrence emerged the biggest movie star winners at the People’s Choice awards Wednesday, while on the small screen “The Big Bang Theory” won the coveted top TV show. “Iron Man” star Downey Jr. won both favorite movie actor and favorite dramatic movie actor, while “Hunger Games” actress […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The digital disease: too much time on tech devices means our eyes are suffering

The digital disease: too much time on tech devices means our eyes are suffering

(Relaxnews) – Americans are so addicted to their digital devices that it is posing a threat to their eyesight, a new report indicates. According to a report by The Vision Council, 93.3 percent of Americans spend two or more hours every day on digital devices for work or play, resulting in “digital eye strain”. A shocking […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
Jeremy Scott and adidas Originals to launch first fragrance in February

Jeremy Scott and adidas Originals to launch first fragrance in February

(Relaxnews) – The very first fragrance from Jeremy Scott and adidas Originals will arrive in stores on February 1 in a limited edition of 10,000 bottles. After over a decade of collaboration in fashion, Jeremy Scott and adidas Originals are now launching their first scent, a unisex eau de toilette. Concocted by the noses Maurice […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Foie gras back on menu in California

Foie gras back on menu in California

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Californians will be able to legally eat foie gras again after a judge Wednesday overturned a ban on sales of the delicacy, outlawed in the US state for the past 18 months. One restaurateur who has fought the ban said he would begin serving foie gras again immediately. “It will be back […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Biker styling and floral motifs at Christopher Kane Resort 2015

Biker styling and floral motifs at Christopher Kane Resort 2015

(Relaxnews) – The London-based designer’s latest collection was a diverse look at autumnal dressing, with the Scot’s eager eye for detail. Christopher Kane is the master of a motif. His latest collection opened with a patent leather biker jacket with Mongolian wool with the slick leather appearing across dark tailoring, dresses and separates as asymmetric […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Reese Witherspoon joins Matt Damon comedy ‘Downsizing’

Reese Witherspoon joins Matt Damon comedy ‘Downsizing’

(Relaxnews) – “Wild” actress and producer Reese Witherspoon is on board for a satirical project directed by Alexander Payne. With Damon committed to filming 2016′s “The Bourne Betrayal,” timing could prove critical for Witherspoon, according to Deadline. Her next film, “Don’t Mess With Texas,” is due for release in May. Payne, widely recognized for his work […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The top 20 airports and airlines that will have you arrive on time

The top 20 airports and airlines that will have you arrive on time

(Relaxnews) – Flying the flagship carrier of Latvia and transiting through Munich Airport is the best way to ensure your on-time arrival, suggest the results of a new report that ranks the best carriers and airports for punctuality. In the OAG Punctuality League 2014 report, analysts sifted through their database of 900 airlines around the […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·