Tapping your forehead could help reduce food cravings: study

Tapping your forehead could help reduce food cravings: study

(Relaxnews) – Some simple, 30-second distraction tasks could help reduce cravings, even for your favorite foods, according to a new study. In the study, Richard Weil, M.Ed. CDE, Director of the Weight Loss Program at Mt Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City, tested the effects of three short distraction tasks plus a control […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘The Love Boat’ cast christens latest Princess Cruises’ ship

‘The Love Boat’ cast christens latest Princess Cruises’ ship

(Relaxnews) – The cast of “The Love Boat,” the TV series that popularized the notion of cruising in the 1980s, reunited in Florida Wednesday to help fete Princess Cruises’ 50th anniversary along with a roster of some of the show’s most popular guest stars and a sea of champagne. At a bash held in Fort […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Man offers free around-the-world trip to Canadian named ‘Elizabeth Gallagher’

Man offers free around-the-world trip to Canadian named ‘Elizabeth Gallagher’

(Relaxnews) – Calling all Canadians named Elizabeth Gallagher: There’s an around-the-world plane ticket with your name on it. Here’s the backstory: After booking a Christmas holiday with stops in Milan, Prague, Paris and Bangkok, Toronto man Jordan Axani found himself with an extra ticket when he and his girlfriend — who goes by the name […]

05.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Carson to Mark Veterans Day with Patriotic Celebration

Carson to Mark Veterans Day with Patriotic Celebration

The City of Carson will join the entire nation in paying tribute to America’s war veterans as it hosts its annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 11. The celebration will take place at 10 a.m. at Veterans Park, located at 22400 Moneta Avenue in Carson. The event is open to the public and admission is […]

05.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Covered California launches renewal for more than 1.1 million enrollees

Covered California launches renewal for more than 1.1 million enrollees

Lessons Learned from Initial Open Enrollment Applied to Major Changes for Upcoming Open Enrollment Nov. 15 to Feb. 15 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California announced it has begun the renewal process for 1.12 million individuals who enrolled in plans in the exchange last year and unveiled substantial new improvements to facilitate enrollment in coverage for 2015. “Last year, […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases

Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US philanthropist Bill Gates on Sunday announced he will donate over $500 million to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world, saying the Ebola outbreak is a call to action. The former Microsoft CEO told the 63rd annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Death of nanny reveals dirty secret in our community

Death of nanny reveals dirty secret in our community

  The Toronto and Philippine Community are in shock over the recent death of Evelyn Bumatay Castillo. It has been reported that Evelyn Castillo arrived in Canada in January 2013 as a live in caregiver and was inCanada as a nanny to care for three children in Thornhill. Police reports have confirmed that she was murdered and a 32 year […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Uma Thurman joins US remake of ‘The Slap’

Uma Thurman joins US remake of ‘The Slap’

(Relaxnews) – The actress has stepped in to replace Mary-Louise Parker in “The Slap,” the NBC miniseries adapted from the Australian format, Tvline.com has announced. Forced to back out of the project for health reasons, Mary-Louise Parker has made way for Uma Thurman. The star of Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill” movies has signed on to […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to get November 14 launch

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to get November 14 launch

(Relaxnews) – The innovative phablet with a second sloping display will be hitting the shops in the US just in time for Thanksgiving. The handset sports a 5.6-inch Quad HD super AMOLED screen but unlike on other phablets, this one is sloping, wrapping around one side of the device. The idea is that this second […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
New Mercedes concept reveals budget SUV plans

New Mercedes concept reveals budget SUV plans

(Relaxnews) – The G-Code may just be a design study at the moment but its unveiling in China on Monday is the clearest sign yet that the company is set to offer a premium yet affordable crossover. Based on the same platform as the entry-level A-Class compact hatchback, the G-Code’s exterior looks are the result […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Christian Bale pulls out of Steve Jobs biopic: report

Christian Bale pulls out of Steve Jobs biopic: report

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – British “Dark Knight” star Christian Bale has pulled out of a planned biopic of late Apple founder Steve Jobs, industry media reported Monday. Bale — the second actor to decline the role after Leonardo DiCaprio — discussed the part with “Slumdog Millionaire” director Danny Boyle, but no deal was reached, according to […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Burger King kicks off unlimited Whopper promo in Japan

Burger King kicks off unlimited Whopper promo in Japan

(Relaxnews) – Burger King has brought back its all-you-can-eat Whopper challenge to customers in Japan, where extreme eating is a competitive sport. For one week, the fast food chain will offer an all-you-can-eat deal for its signature Whopper in restaurants across the country for 1,200 JPY ($11 USD). But the deal doesn’t come without a […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Myrtle sought Grace Poe’s permission before posing for FHM

Myrtle sought Grace Poe’s permission before posing for FHM

“Pinoy Big Brother” (PBB) winner and cosplayer Myrtle Sarrosa revealed she asked for Senator Grace Poe’s permission before she agreed to be the cover girl of men’s magazine FHM. Sarrosa is currently going out with Poe’s son Bryan and is also friends with Poe’s daughter. “We are very close kasi lagi akong bumibisita sa family […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
US Navy cancels port calls to PHL

US Navy cancels port calls to PHL

DOF says visits to Subic cancelled due to ‘operational reasons’   MANILA,  (AFP) – The US Navy has cancelled visits to the Philippine port of Subic amid public anger over accusations that a US Marine killed a Filipino on the city’s outskirts, officials said Monday. Foreign Department spokesman Charles Jose said the visits of three US […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trafficked Filipino teachers urged to step out of the shadows

Trafficked Filipino teachers urged to step out of the shadows

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippine Embassy is calling on some 500 undocumented Filipino teachers in the United States who were victimized by illegal recruiters to step out of the shadows so they could be assisted in securing immigration relief and in going after those who victimized them. “Our teachers need not be afraid. We are […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Republicans eye US Senate, but result may wait

Republicans eye US Senate, but result may wait

By Michael Mathes WASHINGTON (AFP) – Republicans are confident they will take control of the US Senate in Tuesday’s elections, but Americans may still have to wait until December or even 2015 to learn who controls the chamber. Recent polls show Republicans pulling ahead of President Barack Obama’s Democrats in the battle for power in […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino: Abu Sayyaf to be hunted down, brought to courts

Aquino: Abu Sayyaf to be hunted down, brought to courts

CALAMBA CITY (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday pledged that his administration will hunt down the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and bring its members to courts. “Ang instructions natin sa mga kinauukulan ay walang humpay ang ating operasyon hanggang maubos natin, meaning maaresto, masakote natin itong mga miyembro ng Abu Sayyaf,” Aquino told […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Taylor Swift takes the reins on global social media chart: Starcount

Taylor Swift takes the reins on global social media chart: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Taylor Swift continued to work her social media mojo for the week of October 27 through November 2, taking the top spot on Starcount’s global social media chart in the wake of her latest album release. In the US, Billboard reported that the star’s LP “1989″ was on track to reach 1.3 million sales in […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Trailer: ‘Furious 7′ drops power-packed debut

Trailer: ‘Furious 7′ drops power-packed debut

(Relaxnews) – Original faces from across the “Fast & Furious” franchise return for what will be, in the words of Dominic Toretto, “one last ride.” Parachuting out of a plane inside a souped-up sportscar, rescuing a hostage from inside a heavily armored bus on a treacherous mountainside road, and teetering just one powerslide from safety […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Film sparks Paddington Bear revival in London

Film sparks Paddington Bear revival in London

(LONDON-AFP) – The movie “Paddington” has sparked a resurgence of interest in the bear from darkest Peru, with exhibitions, statues and a new book of his adventures coming out before the New Year. Paddington Bear’s journey to the silver screen has been a long one, but Michael Bond’s much-loved children’s book character has been popular […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·