In the fight against BO, cotton could be the best weapon: study

In the fight against BO, cotton could be the best weapon: study

(Relaxnews) – A study conducted in Belgium confirms what your workouts may already have taught you: that polyester attracts and captures odor-causing bacteria more than cotton, making polyester clothes smell worse than cotton clothing after exercise. First author Chris Callewaert of Ghent University in Belgium asked 26 athletes to hand in their shirts after an […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Potassium-rich foods offer health benefits for older women: study

Potassium-rich foods offer health benefits for older women: study

(Relaxnews) – Healthy postmenopausal women reduce their risk of stroke if their diet is rich in potassium, according to a research team led by Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D., of Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. According to Dr. Wassertheil-Smoller, previous research has shown that potassium could lower blood pressure, but it was never clear […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
World of Warcraft pays tribute to Robin Williams

World of Warcraft pays tribute to Robin Williams

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Hollywood star Robin Williams, who died August 11 and was a devoted video game fan, has made a subtle cameo in “World of Warcraft,” as promised by gamemaker Blizzard Entertainment. In a test version of “Warlords of Draenor,” a futuristic character named Robin emerges from a lamp to quote two lines from Disney’s […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Games, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Toronto film festival opens with Downey Jr legal drama

Toronto film festival opens with Downey Jr legal drama

(TORONTO, Canada-AFP) – The red carpet has been rolled out for the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, which opened Thursday amid criticism over new rules meant to cement the event’s reputation as an Oscar kingmaker. The legal drama “The Judge” — starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr as father and son — kicked off […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
From murder to kidnapping in ‘Horrible Bosses 2′

From murder to kidnapping in ‘Horrible Bosses 2′

(Relaxnews) – Warner Bros released a new trailer for the sequel to the quirky 2011 comedy starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis. The unlikely criminal trio is back in “Horrible Bosses 2″ for a sequel based on the winning formula of the original. Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey also return in […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Apple recruits renowned designer Marc Newson

Apple recruits renowned designer Marc Newson

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Apple has recruited renowned Australian designer Marc Newson, whose creations have been featured by museums such as New York’s famous MoMA. “Marc is without question one of the most influential designers of this generation,” Jonathan Ive, Apple’s senior vice president of design, told Vanity Fair magazine’s website. “He is extraordinarily talented. We […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Art, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Penhaligon’s perfumes London Fashion Week

Penhaligon’s perfumes London Fashion Week

(Relaxnews) – When London Fashion Week kicks off next Friday, things are going to be smelling better than ever. Penhaligon’s is returning to provide the official fragrance for the city’s Spring/Summer 2015 shows once again as part of a deal with the British Fashion Council that has seen it provide scented treats for the city’s men’s […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
St. Louis University Alumni celebrates journey Nov. 8

St. Louis University Alumni celebrates journey Nov. 8

Baguio City-based Saint Louis University alumni members and friends worldwide has slated a grand reunion on Nov. 8, 2014 (Saturday) from 6 p.m. to midnight billed Journey to the Past and the Future at Harrahs Hotel & Casino  in Las Vegas. A registration fee of $110 per person must be pre-paid and payable to SLU Reunion. Payments should be mailed to […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Top iPhone apps: ‘Facebook Messenger,’ ‘The Tower,’ ‘PokoPoko’

Top iPhone apps: ‘Facebook Messenger,’ ‘The Tower,’ ‘PokoPoko’

(Relaxnews) – Multimedia communications app Facebook Messenger, skyscraping game “The Tower,” and block-matching title “PokoPoko” are among the world’s top app downloads on September 4. More details on these and other top free iPhone applications by country for the week can be found below. The necessity of Facebook Messenger to those accustomed to using the […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Italy named world’s top destination by Condé Nast readers

Italy named world’s top destination by Condé Nast readers

(Relaxnews) – For the second consecutive year, the boot-shaped nation was named best overall destination in the Readers’ Travel Awards conducted by Condé Nast Traveller UK. With an overall rating of 94.49/100, Italy was ranked first among destination countries according to readers of the prestigious magazine, which is known as a key influencer in the […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
‘Ghost In The Shell’ could star Margot Robbie

‘Ghost In The Shell’ could star Margot Robbie

(Relaxnews) – The influential cult classic anime is looking for a lead actress in its bid to finally become a live action film. Australian actress Margot Robbie was praised for her turn as Naomi Lapaglia in “The Wolf of Wall Street” and is now in talks to become cyborg counterterrorist Major Kusanagi in “Ghost in […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Watch: full-length trailer for One Direction’s ‘Where We Are’

Watch: full-length trailer for One Direction’s ‘Where We Are’

(Relaxnews) – The boys of British-Irish band One Direction have released a new look at their upcoming concert film, which will be screened in theaters worldwide for a single weekend next month. “Where We Are” was recorded June 28-29 at the San Siro stadium in Milan and will be shown for two days only, on […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Joan Rivers, queen of US ‘comediennes,’ dies aged 81

Joan Rivers, queen of US ‘comediennes,’ dies aged 81

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Joan Rivers, the caustic stand-up comic and television host who blazed a trail at a time when comedy was all but off-limits to women, died in New York on Thursday. She was 81. The award-winning star had been in Mount Sinai Hospital since August 28, when she reportedly stopped breathing during a […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Memories of the seemingly mundane bring us joy: study

Memories of the seemingly mundane bring us joy: study

(Relaxnews) – Thanks in part to social media and the internet, life’s exciting moments are more documented than ever before, but researchers at Harvard Business School say documenting the ordinary can make it extraordinary down the road. Inspired by past research indicating it’s difficult to predict how we’ll feel about something down the road, psychological […]

04.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Remittances from Fil-Ams a big boost to PHL economy

Remittances from Fil-Ams a big boost to PHL economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Remittances from Filipinos in the United States and other parts of the world helped the Philippines regain its position as Southeast Asia’s best performing economy during the first semester of the year. “The Philippine economy grew by 6.4 percent during the second quarter of 2014 also because of the millions of dollars […]

04.09.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
SoCal Immigration lawyer indicted for defrauding foreign investors seeking ‘green cards’

SoCal Immigration lawyer indicted for defrauding foreign investors seeking ‘green cards’

LOS ANGELES – In coordinated criminal and civil actions filed today, federal prosecutors obtained an indictment and the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a civil complaint against a Los Angeles-based immigration attorney who allegedly ran an investment scheme that defrauded foreign investors seeking permanent residency status in the United States through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor […]

04.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Mazda unveils the all-new MX-5

Mazda unveils the all-new MX-5

(Relaxnews) – Hardcore fans can breathe a sigh of relief and new customers should get excited. The new Mazda MX-5, revealed simultaneously at special events in Los Angeles, Barcelona and Tokyo, has lost none of the poise, promise or performance that have helped it sell nearly 1 million examples over the last 25 years. In […]

04.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Michelle Williams fronts new Louis Vuitton campaign

Michelle Williams fronts new Louis Vuitton campaign

(Relaxnews) – The American actress has been photographed by Peter Lindbergh for the latest accessories campaign from the French luxury giant. Michelle Williams returns for her third season in front of the camera for Louis Vuitton. The 33-year old is currently starring in an acclaimed Broadway revival of “Cabaret,” co-directed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall. […]

04.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Weight loss outcomes for popular diets nearly the same: study

Weight loss outcomes for popular diets nearly the same: study

(Relaxnews) – Researchers from Canada conducted a meta-analysis in which they compared the effectiveness of several trademarked weight loss programs and concluded that due to the similarity of outcome, dieters should select their battle plan according to personal taste. The study analyzed 59 studies with data from 49 trials involving 7,286 dieters whose median age […]

03.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Netflix nabs Batman spin-off ‘Gotham’

Netflix nabs Batman spin-off ‘Gotham’

(Relaxnews) – An agreement between internet streaming site Netflix and Warner Bros means that cop drama “Gotham” will become a Netflix streaming exclusive when it comes to online broadcasts. The deal means that once “Gotham” concludes its first-season run — which starts on US channel Fox this September 22 — subscribers in Netflix’s territories will […]

03.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·