‘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 ·
Sci-fi novel ‘The Dark Side’ flies to Fox Pictures

Sci-fi novel ‘The Dark Side’ flies to Fox Pictures

(Relaxnews) – Hollywood is already taking advantage of the interest surrounding this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair as “The Dark Side” is given to the screenwriter for “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” Steve Zaillian wrote the script for biblical epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings” with director Ridley Scott and is on hand to adapt Anthony O’Neill’s sci-fi […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Food forum in New York to debate ‘the future of American cuisine’

Food forum in New York to debate ‘the future of American cuisine’

(Relaxnews) – The definition of American cuisine will be on the table at a food forum in New York organized by the same folks who host the World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Leading chefs, restaurateurs and food journalists will gather on Saturday to discuss “The future of American dining” within a global context. Though the event […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Meet Dom: the US’s new pizza delivery man

Meet Dom: the US’s new pizza delivery man

(Relaxnews) – Siri might have the answers to life’s questions, but it’s “Dom” you need to go to if your query is pizza related. The Domino’s Pizza virtual voice ordering assistant is starring in his first national TV campaign in the US as of this week, having been revamped since the concept’s initial launch in the summer. The app, […]

2-day celebration for the 70th Anniversary of Leyte Landing in Carson Oct. 19

2-day celebration for the 70th Anniversary of Leyte Landing in Carson Oct. 19

The Filipino Veterans Foundation /E.R.B. Foundation in cooperation with the City of Carson and Carson High School, hosts a 5-K Walkathon at the Carson Civic Center on October 19, from 8 AM to 12 Noon to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Leyte Landing.  The walkathon starts and ends for 3 laps  at the Rizal Monument  […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Pulse Asia: Senate, House see slight ratings improvement, but still below 50%

Pulse Asia: Senate, House see slight ratings improvement, but still below 50%

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) – Both houses of Congress saw a slight improvement in their approval and trust ratings in the third quarter of 2014, but have yet to gain the nod of half of Filipinos, according to a new survey conducted September 8 to 15 by pollster Pulse Asia. The survey also showed the […]

07.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·