Most blogged artists: Django Django, Waxahatchee

Most blogged artists: Django Django, Waxahatchee

(Relaxnews) – Mercury Prize-nominated group Django Django is out with much anticipated new music in the form of “First Light,” and Waxahatchee aka Katie Crutchfield has just shared “Air,” the first single from her upcoming LP. Fans of London-based four-piece Django Django are anxiously awaiting a follow-up album to the group’s 2012 Mercury Prize-nominated self-titled […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Drug fires up brown fat, ignites metabolism

Drug fires up brown fat, ignites metabolism

(Relaxnews) – A drug that’s normally used to curb an overactive bladder could help unleash even more metabolic power than what brown fat is capable of under normal circumstances, says a research team hailing primarily from Boston. Even without the drug, brown fat in the body burns energy to generate heat, unlike white fat, which […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Obama calls for stronger personal data protection

Obama calls for stronger personal data protection

Washington, United States | AFP |   – US President Barack Obama said Monday he will introduce legislation to beef up and standardize personal data protection on the Internet. “Right now, almost every state has a different law on this, and it’s confusing for consumers and it’s confusing for companies – and it’s costly, too,” […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
SoCal Edison Fil-Am engineer wins Presidential Award from PHL

SoCal Edison Fil-Am engineer wins Presidential Award from PHL

For the past few years, Roderick Dela Cruz has used his engineering skills to help bring dam safety to his home country Bruno Mars may have a Grammy, but Roderick Dela Cruz is the one who went home with a Presidential Award from the Philippines. In rarefied company, Dela Cruz, a dam safety senior engineer at […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Pope begins Asia visit in Sri Lanka; next is PHL

Pope begins Asia visit in Sri Lanka; next is PHL

By Claire Cozens Colombo, Sri Lanka | AFP | Monday 1/12/2015 – Pope Francis will arrive in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, days after the surprise election of a president who has pledged a new culture of tolerance in a country still recovering from civil war. The pope’s second visit to Asia will also take in […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
US media criticize Obama for missing Paris rally

US media criticize Obama for missing Paris rally

Washington, United States | AFP | Monday 1/12/2015 – US President Barack Obama faced sharp criticism from some American media on Monday over not attending a huge Paris solidarity rally in the wake of deadly Islamist attacks. “You let the world down,” blared the front page of the New York Daily News. Numerous world leaders […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
What’s next for Gretchen Barretto?

What’s next for Gretchen Barretto?

After playing a psychologist in the drama “The Trial,” socialite actress Gretchen Barretto is set to do another movie for Star Cinema and director Chito Rono this year. “Of course, I’m very loyal,” Barretto told reporters in an interview, although she refused to divulge details about the plot. “Ang dami naming pinag-uusapan pero (hanggang) hindi […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino calls for global cooperation vs terror

Aquino calls for global cooperation vs terror

MANILA, Jan 12 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday called for international cooperation on global issues, including terrorism and climate change. In his toast during the annual New Year Vin d’Honneur, Aquino said countries “can no longer look at complex issues and situations with a parochial mindset.” “We can work together: each person […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Asia’s best female chef Vicky Lau tells ‘edible stories’

Asia’s best female chef Vicky Lau tells ‘edible stories’

(Relaxnews) – Hong Kong chef Vicky Lau has been named the best female chef in Asia for creating a menu of ‘edible stories’ at her French-Asian restaurant. Lauded for her imagination and artistry, Lau has taken the title of Veuve Clicquot Asia’s Best Female Chef 2015 for her cuisine at the Michelin-starred Tate Dining Room and […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Kitchenomics, Online, Videos ·
NFL: Kravitz to join Perry in Super Bowl halftime show

NFL: Kravitz to join Perry in Super Bowl halftime show

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Rock singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz will join pop superstar Katy Perry to perform at halftime of Super Bowl 49 on February 1, Perry revealed Saturday. Kravitz, 50, captured four straight Grammy Awards from 1999 to 2002 for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. He recently announced the second leg of his world tour for […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Sports & Recreation ·
‘Delicious’ Ford supercar wows Detroit

‘Delicious’ Ford supercar wows Detroit

(Detroit-AFP) – Ford attempted to land a knock-out blow to its rivals at the Detroit auto show in revealing a dazzling new GT supercar on Monday. The glitzy presentation at a cavernous arena named after the boxer Joe Louis was an attempt to grab the headlines at the United States’ premier auto show, where power […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
List of Golden Globe winners

List of Golden Globe winners

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Here are the winners in key categories at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Beverly Hills: – FILM – Best film, drama: “Boyhood” Best film, musical or comedy: “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Best actor, drama: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything” Best actor, musical or comedy: […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Key quotes from 72nd Golden Globes

Key quotes from 72nd Golden Globes

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Here is a selection of quotes from the 72nd annual Golden Globes, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler for the third straight time. A number of stars voiced support for France after the deadly attacks against satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket in Paris. Pyongyang’s approval? “Tonight we celebrate […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Beauty tutorials: inspiration from Golden Globes nominees

Beauty tutorials: inspiration from Golden Globes nominees

(Relaxnews) – The beauty looks are always one of the top treats from the red carpet during awards season, and 2015 doesn’t look like it will disappoint. Here are three beauty tutorials to get you in the mood, inspired by some of this Sunday’s most glamorous nominees. Jessica Chastain The American actress is up for […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
‘Boyhood’ wins big at Globes; next stop, Oscars

‘Boyhood’ wins big at Globes; next stop, Oscars

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Coming-of-age drama “Boyhood” emerged triumphant Sunday at the Golden Globes, Hollywood’s biggest awards show before the all-important Oscars, as celebrities vowed solidarity with France after the Paris attacks. The film won three Globes including the coveted best drama prize and best director honors for Richard Linklater at the star-studded ceremony at the […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Elio presents unconventional three-wheeled car in Las Vegas

Elio presents unconventional three-wheeled car in Las Vegas

(Relaxnews) – At CES, the American manufacturer Elio is showing the definitive version of its eponymous vehicle, a three-wheeled two-seater that gets over 80 miles to the gallon. The car is now available for pre-order. This remarkable car has two front wheels and one central wheel at the back. The 0.9-liter engine develops 55hp, taking […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
List of Golden Globe nominees

List of Golden Globe nominees

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Here are the nominees in key categories for the 72nd annual Golden Globes, the winners of which will be announced on Sunday in Beverly Hills: – FILM – Best film, drama: “Boyhood” “Foxcatcher” “The Imitation Game” “Selma” “The Theory of Everything” Best film, musical or comedy: “Birdman” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” “Into […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
This breathalyzer polices bad…breath

This breathalyzer polices bad…breath

(Relaxnews) – The makers of Breeze — a connected take on the traditional gadget that lets you know if it’s a good idea to get behind the wheel or not should your recent consumption of alcohol leave you wondering — have now set out to patrol stinky breath. Called Mint, it looks like Breeze and […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Art, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Blueberries everyday could keep high blood pressure at bay

Blueberries everyday could keep high blood pressure at bay

(Relaxnews) – Eating blueberries on a daily basis could lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure in just eight weeks, according to researchers at Florida State University. “To our knowledge, this is the first study to evaluate the effects of blueberries on arterial function as was done in this study, as well as in this […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·