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 ·
PFW: grids and lines at Balmain

PFW: grids and lines at Balmain

(Relaxnews) – At Le Grand Hôtel in Paris, designer Olivier Rousteing presented the Balmain Spring-Summer 2015 collection, with its striking plays on horizontal and vertical lines. Black and white played a special part on the runway at Thursday’s Balmain show. Just to name a few looks with this color scheme: an evanescent white dress, white […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Hawkeye could make an appearance in ‘Captain America 3′

Hawkeye could make an appearance in ‘Captain America 3′

(Relaxnews) – Jeremy Renner hinted that his arrow-slinging superhero character could be among the faces of the third Captain America movie. In an interview with MTV, the actor commented on Hawkeye’s place within the world of Marvel and Disney’s movies. In denying any ambition to get his own solo feature, the actor indicated that he […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Apple Watch tipped for Valentine’s Day debut

Apple Watch tipped for Valentine’s Day debut

(Relaxnews) – It could well be a very happy Valentine’s Day for the technophile in love as mid-February 2015 looks like the date when the Apple Watch is ready to go on sale. That’s according to whispers heard by 9to5 Mac and The Information about the company’s plans for its first entirely new product since the original iPad back […]

US, researchers warn of new computer vulnerability

US, researchers warn of new computer vulnerability

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The US government and computer security researchers warned Thursday of a vulnerability in some computer operating systems which potentially allow widespread attacks by hackers. A warning from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) said the flaw affects “Unix-based operating systems” powered by Linux and Apple’s Mac OS. CERT […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Jessy Mendiola hurt by bashers

Jessy Mendiola hurt by bashers

ACTRESS Jessy Mendiola was affected by the online bashing she had received after she co-hosted the 2014 UAAP Cheerdance Competition over the weekend, her sister Pam Mendiola said. In an interview with Pam, the 23-year-old shared that Jessy was distraught by the negative comments she got in social media. The ABS-CBN talent event confided and […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino urges U.S. firms to explore investment opportunities in PHL

Aquino urges U.S. firms to explore investment opportunities in PHL

NEW YORK, New York (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday urged prospective investors here to take advantage of new business opportunities the Philippines is ready to offer in light of its improved economy and especially since it is poised to hit the so called ‘demographic sweet spot’ by next year. “According to […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PFW: deconstructed and dressy at Cédric Charlier

PFW: deconstructed and dressy at Cédric Charlier

(Relaxnews) – The Brussels-born upstart is another Belgian designer out to conquer Paris Fashion Week. He showed his Spring/Summer 2015 collection in the hip Canal St Martin area of the city on Wednesday. The Charlier girls rocked a sexy evening beauty look: hot berry compote lips, bold eyes and glittering drop earrings. The sense of […]

24.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·