Apple and pecan pie-flavored whiskies make its debut

Apple and pecan pie-flavored whiskies make its debut

(Relaxnews) – Canadian whisky is being infused with the flavors of holiday desserts — apples, cinnamon and pecans —  in a new range that’s cheekily called Piehole. Using pie-flavored liqueurs, whisky is being turned into dessert digestifs, with flavors like apple pie, cherry pie and pecan pie, complete with ‘notes of buttery pastry and baked […]

21.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Kim Kardashian scraps India ‘Big Brother’ cameo

Kim Kardashian scraps India ‘Big Brother’ cameo

(NEW DELHI-AFP) – US reality TV queen Kim Kardashian announced she had cancelled plans Friday to travel to India where she was to have made a guest appearance in the local version of Big Brother. “To all my wonderful fans in India, I’m so disappointed I wasn’t able to come to India as planned,” she […]

21.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Penelope Cruz joins ‘Zoolander 2′

Penelope Cruz joins ‘Zoolander 2′

(Relaxnews) – The “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” actress and model Penelope Cruz has joined Ben Stiller for a sequel to 2001′s oddball fashion comedy “Zoolander.” Stiller will once again direct, reports Deadline, while Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell and Justin Theroux are also expected to form part of the project. The news comes hot on the heels of […]

21.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Musicians may have an edge when it comes to long-term memory

Musicians may have an edge when it comes to long-term memory

(Relaxnews) – Psychology researchers have literally looked inside the minds of musicians and established what could be the first link between music expertise and advantages in long-term memory. “Musically trained people are known to process linguistic materials a split second faster than those without training, and previous research also has shown musicians have advantages in […]

21.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Music ·
Study finds HIV drugs could help stop vision loss

Study finds HIV drugs could help stop vision loss

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Drugs used to treat the HIV virus and AIDS could be used to fight against vision loss, a US university study said Thursday. Research conducted on mice shows that a widely-used class of antiretroviral drugs (NRTI) used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are also effective against macular degeneration, an age-related eye […]

21.11.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
AARP sponsors East West Players’ ‘Takarazuka’

AARP sponsors East West Players’ ‘Takarazuka’

AARP members receive $10 discount until December 7 WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP is a proud sponsor of “Takarazuka,” the latest production of East West Players, the nation’s premier Asian American theater company. AARP is underwriting a special performance on Sunday, November 23 at 2pm at the David Henry Hwang Theater at the Union Center of the Arts in Los Angeles. AARP members receive […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Kendall Jenner to front Karl Lagerfeld Spring/Summer 2015 campaign: report

Kendall Jenner to front Karl Lagerfeld Spring/Summer 2015 campaign: report

(Relaxnews) – Nineteen-year-old Kendall Jenner looks set to be the latest face of the German fashion legend’s namesake Karl Lagerfeld line. Model-of-the-moment Kendall Jenner has reportedly been snapped up for a new campaign for Karl Lagerfeld according to a report published in WWD. The teenage model, sister to Kim Kardashian, will feature in the brand’s Spring 2015 campaign, […]

Next year’s iPhones will have Beats Music baked in: report

Next year’s iPhones will have Beats Music baked in: report

(Relaxnews) – Starting in 2015, Apple’s smartphones and tablets will come out of the box with music streaming integrated into their operating system. The Financial Times claims that plans are afoot to make Beats Music — the music streaming service Apple bought as part of a $3 billion acquisition earlier this year — into a native iPhone […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
Fashion films of the week: MICA, Victoria’s Secret, Dior

Fashion films of the week: MICA, Victoria’s Secret, Dior

(Relaxnews) – With wearable tech, lingerie castings and a fantasy escape in Los Angeles, here’s our latest pick of the week’s best fashion films. Opening Ceremony & Intel Starring Rashida Jones, a friend of the Opening Ceremony design duo Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, this short, and fairly funny film shows off some of the […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Has Ai Ai truly moved on from failed marriage?

Has Ai Ai truly moved on from failed marriage?

Comedienne Ai Ai delas Alas admitted that her failed marriage to businessman Jed Salang which lasted less than a month was one of the things from her past that she wants to forget. “Kung tungkol sa love life ko, tinuldukan ko na po ‘yan. Kinalimutan ko na at ayaw ko nang balikan na ikinasal ako […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Vic on having a new baby: I will be happier

Vic on having a new baby: I will be happier

While he enjoys bonding with his children and grandchildren, veteran comedian Vic Sotto is open to the idea of having another baby. “Kapag darating [ang baby] I will be happier. It’s most welcome kung may parating pa. Bonggang, bonggang, bongga,” said Sotto, who is in a relationship with his “Eat Bulaga” co-host Pauleen Luna. When […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Andok’s founder implicated in pork scam; Aquino mum

Andok’s founder implicated in pork scam; Aquino mum

SINGAPORE  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III refused to comment on allegations that Javier, Leyte Mayor Leonardo “Sandy” Javier, a member of the ruling Liberal Party (LP), is also involved in the pork barrel scam. During his working visit in Singapore, President Aquino told reporters that he has not yet read the details of the […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama tells millions of undocumented: ‘We will not deport you’

Obama tells millions of undocumented: ‘We will not deport you’

Republicans vow to fight ‘illegal’ immigration plan By Jérôme Cartillier WASHINGTON, November 20, 2014 (AFP) – US President Barack Obama will offer five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to come out of the shadows and seek work permits. In a move that infuriated Obama’s Republican critics, the White House said nearly […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy star as FarmVille winemaking avatars

Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy star as FarmVille winemaking avatars

(Relaxnews) – Celebrity winemaking couple Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy, frontman for the rock band Muse, have joined FarmVille in a new online game that allows players to create their own virtual wine. This week, “FarmVille 2: Country Escape” introduced cartoon avatars of the couple who launched their own winery Hudson Bellamy in Santa Barbara County, California […]

Sony opts out of Steve Jobs biopic

Sony opts out of Steve Jobs biopic

(Relaxnews) – The Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic has been made available to other studios after Sony Pictures chose not to continue with the project, despite the involvement of several big names both behind the scenes and in front of the camera. Aaron Sorkin wrote the script, in consultation with “Jobs” biographer Walter Isaacson, Apple […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Science & Technology ·
High heels could bring out the best in men: study

High heels could bring out the best in men: study

(Relaxnews) – A first-of-its kind study investigated the effect of women’s shoes on men’s behavior and found that women wearing high heels inspire a man to be more helpful. “Women’s shoe heel size exerts a powerful effect on men’s behavior,” says study author Nicholas Guéguen of the Université de Bretagne-Sud in France, emphasizing how his […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
GOP eyes counterstrikes to Obama immigration plan

GOP eyes counterstrikes to Obama immigration plan

By Michael Mathes WASHINGTON  (AFP) – Outraged Republicans have pounced on President Barack Obama’s planned announcement on immigration reform, warning that unilateral action will trigger fierce reprisals from a Republican-led Congress. Republican lawmakers on Wednesday threatened lawsuits, paralysis on Obama’s nominations, and potentially debilitating budget battles to prevent the president from implementing elements of a […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
The Mercedes Maybach makes LA debut

The Mercedes Maybach makes LA debut

(Relaxnews) – If you set out to create the world’s safest, most comfortable and technologically advanced car and started with a blank sheet of paper, the finished product might bear a striking resemblance to the Mercedes Benz S Class. However, imagine what the same car would look like if the starting point was the aforementioned […]

19.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
First ‘Cinderella’ trailer full of magic

First ‘Cinderella’ trailer full of magic

(Relaxnews) – With Lily James of “Downton Abbey” taking the title role, Disney’s first trailer for “Cinderella” offers a peek at the March 2015 fairy tale movie. Cate Blanchett is in place as Ella’s cruel stepmother, with Holliday Grainger (“Great Expectations”) and another “Downton Abbey” cast member in Sophie McShera as her adoptive sisters. Helena […]

19.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Safety is the best ingredient during Thanksgiving

Safety is the best ingredient during Thanksgiving

ROSEMEAD, Calif.    – While overeating and Thanksgiving are virtually synonymous, cooking accidents and Turkey Day, unfortunately, go hand in hand, too. Because of the latter, Southern California Edison (SCE) urges its customers to add a healthy dose of safety to their preparations this Thanksgiving, since the National Fire Protection Association says cooking is the […]

19.11.2014 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Services, Thanksgiving ·