Chris Hemsworth hacks to stop terrorists in ‘Blackhat’

Chris Hemsworth hacks to stop terrorists in ‘Blackhat’

(Relaxnews) – The “Thor” star has traded his hammer for a keyboard in Michael Mann’s new thriller, for which the first trailer has hit the internet. The release of a new Michael Mann movie is always a highly anticipated event. Now the director, who has been regrettably absent in the six years following his John […]

28.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
‘Gone with the Wind’ sweeps back for 75th anniversary

‘Gone with the Wind’ sweeps back for 75th anniversary

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Rhett Butler may not give a damn, but fans of “Gone with the Wind” are more than happy to see the 1939 classic return to cinemas for its 75th anniversary. Special screenings are scheduled at 650 theaters around the United States on Sunday and Wednesday, while Turner Classic Movies is releasing a commemorative […]

28.09.2014 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tom Ford moves Fall-Winter 2015 show to Los Angeles

Tom Ford moves Fall-Winter 2015 show to Los Angeles

(Relaxnews) – Always defying our expectations, Tom Ford already made headlines this season by broadcasting his show live online for the first time. But the designer has outdone himself with the latest announcement. Instead of presenting his next collection in London, as he has done since 2011, Ford will hold his Fall-Winter 2015-2016 runway show […]

27.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Nespresso teams up with Riedel glassmakers on new collection

Nespresso teams up with Riedel glassmakers on new collection

(Relaxnews) – Glassmaker Riedel has teamed up with Nespresso to create two tasting glasses to further enhance the taste experience for coffee drinkers. The “Reveal Collection” comprises two designs, “Intense” and “Mild”, each intended to bring out the aromas of the brand’s latest “Grands Crus” coffee blends. The bell-shaped “Intense” glass increases the overall intensity of aroma and taste, […]

27.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
McLaren launches Asia-only supercar

McLaren launches Asia-only supercar

(Relaxnews) – McLaren is taking a very bold step with the launch of the 625C, the first supercar it has ever built that it claims is smooth and refined enough for everyday use, but more importantly, it is the first car it has tailor-made for one particular group of clients. The McLaren 625C will only […]

27.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Most influential US chefs put on limited-edition stamps

Most influential US chefs put on limited-edition stamps

(Relaxnews) – Five of the USA’s most influential chefs including Julia Child and James Beard have been immortalized on limited edition US postage stamps. The chefs were chosen for “revolutionizing,” the country’s culinary landscape by introducing international ingredients and new flavors to Americans and bettering the nation’s understanding of food. “These chefs invited us to […]

27.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Gluten-free could soon be entirely optional thanks to…worms?

Gluten-free could soon be entirely optional thanks to…worms?

(Relaxnews) – A small pilot study achieved big results, reducing symptoms of Celiac’s disease — the autoimmune disorder that requires a gluten-free diet — by infecting participants with hookworms. “By the end of the trial, with worms onboard, the trial subjects were eating the equivalent of a medium-sized bowl of spaghetti, with no ill effects,” […]

26.09.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Online dating: good for finding partners, bad for keeping them?

Online dating: good for finding partners, bad for keeping them?

(Relaxnews) – Despite the surging popularity of online dating, it may not be the best bet for those looking to marry, according to researchers at Michigan State University, East Lansing, who set out to explore how couples’ meeting venues could play a role in the duration of the relationship. They examined married couples and couples […]

Record involvement of Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations in voter registration

Record involvement of Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations in voter registration

AAPI voters among fastest growing, even in midterm elections WASHINGTON, DC – Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) today announced a record number of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) serving organizations will participate in National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), with activities leading up to, during and after September 23.  The AAPI Islander populations are among […]

26.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Long Beach medical equipment firm owner in $2.6-M Medicare scam gets 2½ year prison term

Long Beach medical equipment firm owner in $2.6-M Medicare scam gets 2½ year prison term

LOS ANGELES – The former owner of a Long Beach medical supply company was sentenced today to 30 federal months in prison and ordered to pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution for his role in a scheme to provide unnecessary power wheelchairs to Medicare patients. Akinola Afolabi, 55, of Long Beach, received the sentenced from United […]

26.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Los Angeles to become home to largest InterContinental Hotel in the Americas

Los Angeles to become home to largest InterContinental Hotel in the Americas

(Relaxnews) – A new 73-storey, 900-room hotel is being planned for Los Angeles that will open in 2017 and upon completion, mark the InterContinental Hotels Group’s largest hotel in the Americas. At 1,100-feet-tall (335 meters), the luxury hotel project at the Wilshire Grand Center is poised to become a landmark on the city skyline, and […]

26.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Las Vegas hotels most popular among world’s richest guests: report

Las Vegas hotels most popular among world’s richest guests: report

(Relaxnews) – The splashy Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas has emerged the most popular hotel among the world’s richest, multi-millionaire guests. That’s according to a new report released by New World Wealth, which found that over a 12-month period beginning June 2013, the luxury hotel in Sin City received visits from 6,400 multi-millionaires, defined as […]

26.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations ·
US beverage giants vow to cut calories to fight obesity

US beverage giants vow to cut calories to fight obesity

(NEW YORK-AFP) – US soft-drinks giants Tuesday promised to work to reduce the country’s beverage calorie consumption by 20 percent by 2025 in a campaign to counter obesity trends. Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr. Pepper Snapple pledged to provide smaller-sized bottles, and more water and other low- or no-calorie beverages, to the market to help bring […]

26.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Swing the Night Away with FASO on Oct. 18

Swing the Night Away with FASO on Oct. 18

Dance or simply listen to big band music, from Glenn Miller, Cole Porter to Duke Ellington, in “Swing the Night Away with FASO” on Saturday, October 18 at the Hilton Glendale. For the first time, the Filipino-American Symphony Orchestra (FASO), the first and only Filipino orchestra outside the Philippines, performs such big band gems as […]

26.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Music ·
The future of ultrasound: color photos and 4D imagery

The future of ultrasound: color photos and 4D imagery

(Relaxnews) – Baby pictures will never be the same again with the Voluson E10 Ultrasound, which offers color fetal photos more revealing than ever about what life is like in the womb. That’s not all the device will change, however, for diagnostic capability is likely to increase dramatically thanks to electronic 4D imagery that allows […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
‘We’ll Never Have Paris’ gets January date

‘We’ll Never Have Paris’ gets January date

(Relaxnews) – With Simon Helberg of “The Big Bang Theory” as writer, co-director and co-star, and his now wife joining him behind the camera, real-life interncontinental love story “We’ll Never Have Paris” is destined for a January 22 debut. That date is for a limited theatrical release in advance of digital VOD availability shortly after, […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Ready for robot cheerleaders?

Ready for robot cheerleaders?

(Relaxnews) – They don’t get upset when dropped from the team, never forget a routine and never stress about diet and as great they are to watch and as social media-friendly as their performances are, Murata’s Cheerleaders also demonstrate a significant technological breakthrough. In order to balance on a ball and to move in synchronization, without colliding […]

New hope for hair loss as iGrow gets FDA clearance

New hope for hair loss as iGrow gets FDA clearance

(Relaxnews) – The machine that employs red light technology to promote hair growth in males was given the green light by the FDA last week for over the counter sales. iGrow Hair Growth System is intended for men whose hair loss patterns fall into categories IIa through V on the Hamilton-Norwood hair loss scale. This covers […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
Apple tops consumer computer satisfaction poll

Apple tops consumer computer satisfaction poll

(Relaxnews) – The latest American Consumer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) places the company’s desktops, notebooks and tablets ahead of all other manufacturers for the 11th year running. Apple earned an aggregate score of 84 out of a possible 100 which, although not as good as in 2013 when it scored 87, was still enough to keep […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Johnny Depp crime caper ‘Mortdecai’ steals January date

Johnny Depp crime caper ‘Mortdecai’ steals January date

(Relaxnews) – A minor reshuffle in the Lionsgate release calendar ensures “Mortdecai” avoids a face-to-face with the Wachowskis’ “Jupiter Ascending” and Jeff Bridges’ “Seventh Son.” Instead, audiences will be able to see Johnny Depp as art dealer and inadvertent internationally wanted man Charles Mortdecai, with Gwyneth Paltrow as discrete confidante Johanna and Ewan McGregor the […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·