Kirsten Dunst joins season two of ‘Fargo’

Kirsten Dunst joins season two of ‘Fargo’

(Relaxnews) – The latest movie star to cross over to the small screen, Kirsten Dunst has signed up for the second season of the TV series inspired by the Coen brothers’ feature. The next 10 episodes of “Fargo” will be set in 1979 in the towns of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota, where […]

11.12.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Bee propolis offers hope for hair regrowth: study

Bee propolis offers hope for hair regrowth: study

(Relaxnews) – A substance from honeybee hives called propolis encouraged hair growth in mice during a new study conducted by researchers in Japan. The resin-like material is used by honeybees to seal small crevices in their hives, according to the research team, which says it could contain important clues for reversing hair loss in humans. […]

11.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Potato extract stabilizes weight despite calorie-laden diet: study

Potato extract stabilizes weight despite calorie-laden diet: study

(Relaxnews) – In a study so surprising that the research team repeated their experiment, a simple potato extract put a cap on weight gain even when the laboratory mice were allowed a diet high in fat and refined carbohydrates. Mice were fed what was reportedly an obesity-inducing diet for 10 weeks, soon gaining more than […]

11.12.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Letterman to host final ‘Late Show’ on May 20

Letterman to host final ‘Late Show’ on May 20

(NEW YORK-AFP) – David Letterman’s final “Late Show” appearance after decades in the hot seat will be on May 20, CBS television said Wednesday. “David Letterman has given to all of us a remarkable legacy of achievement and creative brilliance that will never be forgotten,” said Leslie Moonves, president of CBS. “It’s going to be […]

11.12.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
PNoy suffering from ‘very bad’ cold, skips Pasay event

PNoy suffering from ‘very bad’ cold, skips Pasay event

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III is under the weather and decided to skip an event where he was scheduled to deliver a speech on Tuesday. Aquino had to cancel his attendance to the National Competition Conference in Pasay City at short notice because he is not feeling well, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima […]

11.12.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Lonely Planet names Queens best US destination of 2015

Lonely Planet names Queens best US destination of 2015

(Relaxnews) – Brooklyn? Fuggedaboutit. Editors at travel guide Lonely Planet have declared Queens New York’s hottest borough, and the top US destination for 2015. The latest edition of Lonely Planet’s Best in the US list forecasts the destinations that have made their radar for exciting food scenes, adventures and unusual attractions, and for celebrating major […]

10.12.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
Harvey Nichols to open Qatar location

Harvey Nichols to open Qatar location

(Relaxnews) – The British luxury retailer will be expanding its presence in the Middle East with a new store in Doha. Harvey Nichols has signed a deal with the Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Group of Companies for a brand new multibrand store in Qatar, set to open in the first few months of 2017. […]

10.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
PHL stands firm on sea dispute with China

PHL stands firm on sea dispute with China

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – The Philippines shrugged off criticism from China on Monday after Beijing slammed the nation for challenging its territorial claims in international courts, in a dispute over resource-rich waters. Philippine foreign ministry spokesman Charles Jose denied Manila was taking its complaint to a UN tribunal as a way to put […]

10.12.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vina recalls ‘passionate’ kissing scene with Robin

Vina recalls ‘passionate’ kissing scene with Robin

Actress-singer Vina Morales on Friday recalled her “passionate” kissing scene with action star Robin Padilla for the epic film “Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo.” Morales said the kiss was part of a wedding scene in the movie. “We do have a very passionate kissing scene in the movie. Kasi kailangan because it’s our wedding,” she said. […]

10.12.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Lawndale

LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Lawndale

LA County Public Works will host a free used motor oil and oil filter recycling event on December 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the Lawndale O’Reilly Auto Parts, located at 15122 ½ Hawthorne Blvd. When used oil is illegally dumped into stormdrains, it pollutes local water bodies and contaminates sources of clean drinking water. In […]

10.12.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Happenings, Services ·
SCE warns customers to be aware of utility bill scam this Holiday season

SCE warns customers to be aware of utility bill scam this Holiday season

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Southern California Edison (SCE) warns customers to stay vigilant this holiday season as impostors, claiming to represent the utility, continue a telephone scam demanding immediate payment for allegedly past-due electricity bills. The hustle and bustle of the season makes customers especially vulnerable as telephone bill scammers increase calls threatening to disconnect electrical service unless immediate payment is made on […]

10.12.2014 · Filled under: Christmas, Environment, Holidays, Services ·
Three-year-old slice of royal wedding cake sells for $6,000

Three-year-old slice of royal wedding cake sells for $6,000

(Relaxnews) – An entrepreneur in Silicon Valley has ponied up $6,000 for a slice of three-year-old wedding cake served at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Gee Chuang placed the winning bid for the slice of fruitcake at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills. The cake is presented in a special collector’s tin, […]

09.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Oscars: critics point to ‘Boyhood’ as likely frontrunner

Oscars: critics point to ‘Boyhood’ as likely frontrunner

(Relaxnews) – Movie award season is officially underway, and “Boyhood” has already emerged as one of the top contenders. Critics associations in New York, Boston and Los Angeles have hailed the drama and cited it as a serious candidate in the 2016 Academy Awards. This weekend, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association gave four awards […]

09.12.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Natalie Portman turns down role in Steve Jobs biopic

Natalie Portman turns down role in Steve Jobs biopic

(Relaxnews) – After entering negotiations just before Thanksgiving, Natalie Portman has declined the offer to play the female lead in Danny Boyle’s movie, Variety announced. The film had already suffered a series of setbacks after both Leonardo Di Caprio and Christian Bale turn down the main role. The biopic was also picked up by Universal […]

Julia Roberts for Givenchy Spring campaign

Julia Roberts for Givenchy Spring campaign

(Relaxnews) – The American actress is the new face of Paris-based luxury brand Givenchy for Spring/Summer 2015. Last season Riccardo Tisci captured Erykah Badu for Givenchy; now this time around the Italian designer hired Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott to photograph Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts. “I decided to make her more intellectual, more serious, more pure,” he explained to WWD. […]

09.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
London, Rome and Paris are most reviewed cities on TripAdvisor

London, Rome and Paris are most reviewed cities on TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – London was the most reviewed city on TripAdvisor this year, while Americans were the most prolific contributors. After combing through the more than 200 million reviews and opinions generated on the site, it appears that travelers have the most to say about the British capital, as visitors penned 565,742 reviews about London in […]

09.12.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Amazon launches 4K service

Amazon launches 4K service

(Relaxnews) – A selection of shows and feature films in ultra-high definition are now available to watch and download for any customer with a compatible television set. Ultra-high definition, or 4K, offers four times the resolution of HD and is slowly but surely inching towards the mainstream and into consumers’ living rooms. It would move […]

09.12.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

Paris, France | AFP |   – They may have different names according to the region they hit, but typhoons, hurricanes and cyclones are all violent tropical storms that can generate 10 times as much energy as the Hiroshima atomic bomb. Typhoon is the Asian term for a low-pressure system that is called a hurricane […]

09.12.2014 · Filled under: Environment, World News ·
US police postpone ‘Run from Cops’ charity event

US police postpone ‘Run from Cops’ charity event

Los Angeles, Etats-Unis | AFP |  – An Arizona police chief has postponed a “Run from the Cops 5K” fundraising event in light of nationwide protests following a series of killings by police of unarmed black men, including in Phoenix. The annual five-kilometer run was planned for Saturday in Tempe, just outside the Arizona state […]

09.12.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Int’l aid pours in for communities affected by Typhoon Ruby

Int’l aid pours in for communities affected by Typhoon Ruby

MANILA (Mabuhay) – International humanitarian aid is pouring in for communities affected by Typhoon Ruby as the Philippine government determines the scale of damage from the storm, which is now headed towards Central Luzon. Several casualties have been reported in the Visayas, where Ruby first made landfall on Saturday, but Philippine authorities have yet to […]

09.12.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·