‘Game of Thrones’ starts shooting in Spain

‘Game of Thrones’ starts shooting in Spain

(SEVILLE, Spain-AFP) – Film crews on Friday began shooting part of the fifth season of popular US fantasy television series “Game of Thrones” in the southern Spanish city of Seville, delighting local authorities who expect a tourism boost. Onlookers held up umbrellas to protect themselves against driving rain as they tried to look over a […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Karl Lagerfeld’s cat poses with the new Opel Corsa

Karl Lagerfeld’s cat poses with the new Opel Corsa

(Relaxnews) – What do Claudia Schiffer and Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette have in common? For starters, both are spokesmodels for the new Opel Corsa. While the German supermodel stars in an ad campaign for Opel’s new city car, Choupette is the face of the 2015 Opel Corsa Calendar, shot by her famous owner. Tina Müller, […]

Tech agenda: TV Xperience 2014

Tech agenda: TV Xperience 2014

(Relaxnews) – A busy month on the tech calender continues with an examiniation of the current state of television and where it’s heading in the future. TV Xperience 2014  October 13-15 New York, USA This year’s event will see appearances from Mashable, NBC and Universal, among others, detailing how the second screen and even the […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Ferrari reveals celebratory F60America

Ferrari reveals celebratory F60America

(Relaxnews) – To mark its 60th year in North America, the Italian supercar company promised something special and has delivered with a strictly limited edition car especially for US customers. Only 10 will ever be built and have been designed specifically for American Ferrari enthusiasts. That means that the car has a throbbing V12 engine […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Outdoorsmen to gather for International Mountain Summit

Outdoorsmen to gather for International Mountain Summit

(Relaxnews) – Calling upon experts in all fields of mountaineering including climbers, doctors and tour operators, the sixth annual Kiku International Mountain Summit (IMS) will take place in Brixen, Italy from October 16 through 21. The presence of major brands such as BMW and Marmot is highly anticipated and Gore-Tex is to sponsor the IMS […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ to become a TV series

‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ to become a TV series

(Relaxnews) – A new generation of kids came to know the 1978 children’s book story through the 2009 animated feature and its 2013 sequel. Now “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” is headed for the small screen. To turn the franchise into an animated series, Sony Pictures Animation has signed a deal with DHX Media, […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Cookbook spotlight: ‘Baking Chez Moi’

Cookbook spotlight: ‘Baking Chez Moi’

(Relaxnews) – In her latest cookbook, popular author Dorie Greenspan aims to demystify French desserts and make them less daunting, with a collection of contemporary recipes that come from everyone from her French hairdresser to the average French household. ‘Baking Chez Moi’ is 496 pages of dessert recipes for the at-home cook. Traditionally labor-intensive French […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Cookbook spotlight: Yotam Ottolenghi’s ‘Plenty More’

Cookbook spotlight: Yotam Ottolenghi’s ‘Plenty More’

(Relaxnews) – London celebrity chef Yotam Ottolenghi is about to release a sequel to his award-winning vegetarian cookbook with “Plenty More.” After “Jerusalem: A Cookbook,” which paid homage to the culinary diversity of Jerusalem’s cuisine, and “Plenty,” published in 2011, Ottolenghi is focusing once again on the humble vegetable kingdom in his latest cookbook. Over […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Man dies of Ebola in Texas, as world toll nears 3,900

Man dies of Ebola in Texas, as world toll nears 3,900

By Kerry Sheridan WASHINGTON (AFP) – A Liberian man who was the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital Wednesday, as deaths from West African epidemic neared 3,900. Washington stepped up airport screening against the often fatal virus, and the World Health Organization sought to contain concerns of […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
World Bank: PHL growth recovery depends on gov’t spending

World Bank: PHL growth recovery depends on gov’t spending

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The economic growth of the Philippines in the next two years will depend heavily on government’s ability to boost spending, according to the World Bank. The Washington-based lender said that while strong domestic demand will continue to drive the country’s overall economic growth, it will be public spending that will influence growth. […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Blood moon’ awes sky watchers in Americas and Asia

‘Blood moon’ awes sky watchers in Americas and Asia

By Daniel Woolls WASHINGTON, October 8, 2014 (AFP) – Stargazers in the Americas and Asia were treated to a lunar eclipse Wednesday, a celestial show that bathed the moon in a reddish tint to create a “blood moon.” During the total lunar eclipse, light beams into Earth’s shadow, filling it with a coppery glow that […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
Buffett would ‘bet money’ on Clinton becoming president

Buffett would ‘bet money’ on Clinton becoming president

WASHINGTON  (AFP) – Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Tuesday he would bet money on Hillary Clinton becoming the next president of the United States. “Hillary is going to run,” Buffett said at Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit in California. “Hillary is going to win,” he added. “I will bet money on it, I don’t […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Ballet Philippines receives standing ovation in Los Angeles

Ballet Philippines receives standing ovation in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 08 October 2014. – The Philippine Consulate General welcomed the arrival of Ballet Philippines (BP) in Los Angeles. Ballet Philippines is headed by its President, Ms. Margie Moran-Floirendo and known for winning the second Ms. Universe crown for the Philippines in 1973. Godinus Executive Producer Becca Godinez and PAE Live Producer Ted Benito […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Curiosity helps us learn: study

Curiosity helps us learn: study

(Relaxnews) – It may seem like a no-brainer but a new study says that being curious about a topic makes us more likely to learn about it, and to obtain a more thorough knowledge of it than we would if we were less interested. “Our findings potentially have far-reaching implications for the public because they […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Porsche unveils new 911 GTS

Porsche unveils new 911 GTS

(Relaxnews) – The latest generation of the evergreen supercar is getting the Gran Turismo Sport treatment to up its comfort, power, performance and exclusivity. Coming to showrooms in November, the 911 Carrera GTS can be specified as a hardtop coupé or convertible and with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive. But whichever configuration of the 911 GTS is right […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Naomi Watts and Tommy Hilfiger team to support breast cancer patients

Naomi Watts and Tommy Hilfiger team to support breast cancer patients

(Relaxnews) – For the eighth consecutive year, Tommy Hilfiger has partnered with Breast Health International, which works to improve the lives of those diagnosed with breast cancer around the world. This year, the brand chose Naomi Watts as the face of its campaign for the initiative. Following in the footsteps of Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, […]

Microsoft debuts new app for sharing photos across ecosystems

Microsoft debuts new app for sharing photos across ecosystems

(Relaxnews) – Microsoft has created a new app that allows anyone to share photos with their friends, whether they own iPhones, Windows Phones or prefer Android. The app in question is called Xim and is the latest idea to come from Microsoft Research’s Fuse Labs. What makes it so newsworthy is that it’s a tiny attempt to […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Environment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
‘Iron Man 4′ is and isn’t happening, says Robert Downey Jr.

‘Iron Man 4′ is and isn’t happening, says Robert Downey Jr.

(Relaxnews) – Speculation builds around Robert Downey Jr.’s role in future “Iron Man” installments after conflicting quotes emerge from US talk shows. The Iron Man character will continue to appear in Marvel’s film franchise but may not get another solo film for a while. That’s the conclusion drawn from apparently contradictory statements that Robert Downey […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
‘Constantine’: NBC launches promo campaign

‘Constantine’: NBC launches promo campaign

(Relaxnews) – Comic book fans have marked their calendars for October 24: the premiere date of the much-anticipated NBC series “Constantine.” The first poster and trailers are now available online. Twitter is abuzz following the release of new promotional materials for the new NBC series “Constantine,” adapted from the “Hellblazer” series from DC Comics and […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Trio win Nobel medicine prize for brain’s ‘GPS’

Trio win Nobel medicine prize for brain’s ‘GPS’

(STOCKHOLM-AFP) – British-American researcher John O’Keefe on Monday won the Nobel Medicine Prize with a Norwegian couple, Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser, for discovering how the brain navigates. They won the coveted prize for discovering an “inner GPS” which makes it possible to orient ourselves in space, the jury said. “The discoveries of John O’Keefe, […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·