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 ·
First ‘Batman v Superman’ trailer could debut next month

First ‘Batman v Superman’ trailer could debut next month

(Relaxnews) – According to the Projection List, a website specializing in the official release dates of movie trailers and teasers, Warner plans to reveal the first official footage from “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice” on February 6 with its sci-fi movie “Jupiter Ascending.” The website adds that the preview in question will actually be […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Light-dappled looks in Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2015 campaign

Light-dappled looks in Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2015 campaign

(Relaxnews) – Italian designer Giorgio Armani teamed up with Norwegian photographer Sølve Sundsbø for his latest men’s and women’s campaign. Shot in London, the latest Giorgio Armani images shows off the 80-year-old designer’s spring collections juxtaposed against a canvas of abstract photography. Focusing on the concept of imaginary journeys and intense light, Josephine Le Tutour stars in the […]

08.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
US senator outlines torture prevention proposals to Obama

US senator outlines torture prevention proposals to Obama

Washington, United States | AFP |  – The lawmaker behind the explosive US Senate report on enhanced interrogation techniques presented several torture prevention proposals Monday to President Barack Obama including a ban on the CIA holding detainees. Senator Dianne Feinstein said she would introduce legislation early in the congressional session, which begins Tuesday, that would […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Palace expects results from PNP probes of stray bullet cases

Palace expects results from PNP probes of stray bullet cases

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday said it expects results from the Philippine National Police in investigating stray bullet cases that marred the recent holidays. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Philippine National Police had expressed confidence it can trace the perpetrators of such incidents. “Umaasa tayo the efforts of the PNP will bear […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Andi ‘never getting back together’ with Jake

Andi ‘never getting back together’ with Jake

Enough is enough for Andi Eigenmann. The 24-year-old actress spoke with finality and admitted that she has no plans of ever getting back together with Jake Ejercito, after the latter made public his relationship with another woman. The report identified the woman as KC del Rosario. “Alam ko naman na walang masama doon kasi hindi […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
DFA looking into reported sinking of cargo ship with 19 Filipino sailors in Vietnam

DFA looking into reported sinking of cargo ship with 19 Filipino sailors in Vietnam

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is looking into the reported sinking of a cargo ship in Vietnam carrying 19 Filipinos, spokesperson Charles Jose said on Saturday. Jose said the DFA is coordinating with Vietnamese authorities to confirm the reported sinking of the Bulk Jupiter, which supposedly carried 19 Filipino crew members. […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Construction begins on first bullet train service in US

Construction begins on first bullet train service in US

(Relaxnews) – After a two-year delay, officials have broken ground on a high speed rail service in California which, when complete, will be able to shuttle travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours. Government, business and transportation leaders at the California High-Speed Rail Authority gathered in Fresno Tuesday to officially break […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Elle Fanning signs for ‘The Neon Demon’ with Refn

Elle Fanning signs for ‘The Neon Demon’ with Refn

(Relaxnews) – “Maleficent” star Elle Fanning is on board for horror project “The Neon Demon” from “Drive” director Nicolas Winding Refn. Backed by two French production companies, the film will be a “female-driven horror” with Elle Fanning as “an aspiring model who is caught in a world of beauty and demise,” according to TheWrap. Production is […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Justin Bieber smolders in new Calvin Klein pics

Justin Bieber smolders in new Calvin Klein pics

(Relaxnews) – Canadian singer Justin Bieber and Dutch model Lara Stone co-star in the latest campaign for Calvin Klein’s Jeans and Underwear lines. Calvin Klein’s latest campaign sees the return of Dutch supermodel Lara Stone, who has worked extensively for the brand, alongside Platinum-selling pop phenomenon Justin Bieber. The Spring 2015 Calvin Klein Jeans and Calvin Klein […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
‘The Accountant’ with Ben Affleck grows its cast

‘The Accountant’ with Ben Affleck grows its cast

(Relaxnews) – Cynthia Addai-Robinson, who plays Amanda Waller on the CW series “Arrow,” has boarded the upcoming feature from Gavin O’Connor. The actress will play a Treasury Department analyst, according to Variety, and will share the screen with Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick (“Into the Woods”), J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) and Jon Berenthal (“The Walking Dead,” “Fury”). […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The most popular 2015 travel destination among Asians: Japan

The most popular 2015 travel destination among Asians: Japan

(Relaxnews) – Japan has emerged the most popular vacation destination in 2015 for travelers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China in a poll of travel habits in Asia-Pacific. In a new survey by Travelzoo, which publishes travel deals around the world, 56 percent of Taiwanese respondents said they plan to visit Japan in 2015. […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Men eat local, women will explore: study

Men eat local, women will explore: study

(Relaxnews) – The eating habits of a group of Canadian men reflect what’s available and healthy in their residential neighborhood, however, those of the women do not, say researchers at the University of Montreal. “We found that, for men only, intake of fruit and vegetables was positively associated with the proportion of healthy food outlets […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·