NYFW: Rebecca Minkoff asks for opinions on Instagram

NYFW: Rebecca Minkoff asks for opinions on Instagram

(Relaxnews) – To prepare her next runway show, the American designer is soliciting input from her Instagram followers. On September 2, Rebecca Minkoff will post two looks from the label’s latest collection to Instagram. Followers will then be invited to vote for the one they prefer, and the look that has the least votes will simply […]

Jumbo iPad rumors resurface

Jumbo iPad rumors resurface

(Relaxnews) – Bloomberg is reporting that Apple will launch a 12.9-inch version of its industry-defining tablet and that it is expected to go on sale early next year. Reports of an iPad ‘Pro’ with a display size closer to that of a notebook are nothing new. Rumors about its upcoming release hit fever pitch back […]

27.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
More than 10,000 took their oath as new US citizens in downtown Los Angeles

More than 10,000 took their oath as new US citizens in downtown Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles and Southern California on Wednesday welcomed 10,065 newly naturalized citizens in a solemn but celebratory event for the thousands of immigrants at the Los Angeles Convention Center in South Hall “H-J.” The candidates, lawful permanent residents who have met all the requirements for citizenship, represented nearly 150 countries, including those […]

27.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Scientists find gut bacteria that prevents food allergies

Scientists find gut bacteria that prevents food allergies

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Mice that were raised in a sterile environment or given antibiotics early in life lacked a common gut bacteria that appears to prevent food allergies, US researchers said Monday. The bacterium, called Clostridia, appears to minimize the likelihood that rodents will become allergic to peanuts, and researchers would like to find out if […]

27.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
‘Walking Dead’ star to hunt a ghost with Nicolas Cage

‘Walking Dead’ star to hunt a ghost with Nicolas Cage

(Relaxnews) – Sarah Wayne Callies has joined the cast of “Pay the Ghost,” a thriller due to enter production next month. At age 37, the actress is in the limelight more than ever before. After breaking through in her role as Sara Tancredi on “Prison Break” and later playing Lori Grimes on “The Walking Dead,” […]

27.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Nissan 370Z Nismo gets a facelift

Nissan 370Z Nismo gets a facelift

(Relaxnews) – Nissan announced that the 2015 edition of its 370Z Nismo coupe will launch in Europe from September. Already on sale in North America, the new sports car has the same 344hp engine as the outgoing version but introduces a restyled exterior and several new features. The new 370Z Nismo, the sportiest member of […]

27.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Crowdfunding comes to the wine industry

Crowdfunding comes to the wine industry

(Relaxnews) – Filmmakers, tinkerers and IT innovators aren’t the only ones turning to the internet to fund their projects. Through a new platform dubbed Fundovino, the crowdfunding principle has now made its way to the winemaking industry. Just as foodies seek out CSA (community-supported agriculture) programs to support local farmers, many wine enthusiasts are on […]

27.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Instagram launches time-lapse video app for iPhone

Instagram launches time-lapse video app for iPhone

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Facebook-owned photo-sharing service Instagram on Tuesday launched an application for capturing time-lapse videos using Apple mobile devices. The Hyperlapse “app” was designed to let people easily make high-quality time-lapse videos even while moving around with a smartphone, according to Instagram. Hyperlapse videos can be saved on mobile devices and shared on Instagram. […]

27.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Makibahagi rin sa $100,000 Cash na Ipamimigay! Sa pagdiriwang ng Harvest Moon Festival, isinusulong ng Pechanga ang nakakaexcite na September Table Games Promotions na inyong katutuwaan gaya ng Autumn’s full moon. Halina kayo mula September 1 hanggang 26, kung saan ang pagkakaroon ng “Straight“ hand sa Ultimate Texas Hold’em, “Isang Qualifying Pair “ sa Let […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Hometown, Promotions ·
Facebook cutting out click bait

Facebook cutting out click bait

(Relaxnews) – The world’s most popular social network announced on Monday that it has decided everyone would be much happier if their Facebook newsfeeds weren’t cluttered with links to potentially spammy articles that give users no real idea of content until they’ve clicked through. Facebook says that these sorts of posts, which demand a user […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Watch the top moments of the 2014 Emmy Awards

Watch the top moments of the 2014 Emmy Awards

(Relaxnews) – Presented Monday night and hosted by Seth Meyers, the Emmy Awards once again named “Breaking Bad” and “Modern Family” as the top shows in their categories. But more than a forum for recognizing excellence, the prestigious ceremony is also one more opportunity for celebrities to entertain us, as seen in these highlights from […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
LG first to offer OLED ultra-high-definition TVs

LG first to offer OLED ultra-high-definition TVs

(Relaxnews) – Just weeks after announcing the availability of its first curved ultra-high definition LCD TVs, the company has just brought the world’s first OLED ultra-high-definition television sets to market. Until now, the only ultra-high-definition (UHD) TV sets on sale — curved or flat — have used LCD panels which are fine but which need […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Grape-slinging food fight marks end of grape harvest in Spain

Grape-slinging food fight marks end of grape harvest in Spain

(Relaxnews) – If you’re a hardened wine snob, you might want to stop reading right about now. Because in what could be considered unthinkable for serious oenophiles, La Raima involves flinging wine grapes at each other in a messy, purple, sticky food fight. You could call it the fruitier version of Spain’s infamous Tomatina. Only […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Corruption, dispute with China cause PHL to slip in peace index

Corruption, dispute with China cause PHL to slip in peace index

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Despite the historic signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro earlier this year, the Philippines has slipped further down the pole in terms of peace. The Philippines ranked 134th out of 162 countries in the Global Peace Index for 2014, down five notches from last year. The country remains one of […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jeepney may serve as Pope Francis’ Popemobile during PHL visit

Jeepney may serve as Pope Francis’ Popemobile during PHL visit

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines this coming January may take on a stronger Filipino flavor as organizers consider ferrying him around in a jeepney. Former Ambassador to the Holy See Henrietta de Villa, a member of the preparatory committee, said this is one of the options they are considering. “Nothing is […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Erik Santos, Angeline Quinto ‘exclusively dating’

Erik Santos, Angeline Quinto ‘exclusively dating’

They are not yet a couple but Erik Santos has finally confirmed that he and fellow singer Angeline Quinto are now exclusively dating. “Exclusively dating kasi wala namang iba,” Santos said in an interview on “Kris TV” on Wednesday. Asked if he would still allow Quinto to date other guys, Santos replied: “Okay lang kung […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Andi on ‘stalking’ Albie: Kadiri!

Andi on ‘stalking’ Albie: Kadiri!

This was the reaction of Andi Eigenmann when asked whether there is truth to rumors that she is “stalking” her former boyfriend, actor Albie Casino, three years after their controversial split. “Marami naman akong ginagawa sa buhay ko,” Eigenmann said. “Busy ako, hindi ko kailangan gawin ‘yon! And no. Not at all, okay? I have […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Anne, Kuya Kim are new ‘disaster ambassadors’

Anne, Kuya Kim are new ‘disaster ambassadors’

“It’s Showtime” hosts Anne Curtis and Kim Atienza are the new “disaster ambassadors” of government weather monitoring arm DOST-Project NOAH. In an Instagram post, the Kapamilya actress, one of the country’s most influential celebrities, said she and Atienza met with Project NOAH executive director Dr. Mahar Lagmay on Wednesday morning. She went on to promote […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Environment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino slams naysayers in Heroes Day speech

Aquino slams naysayers in Heroes Day speech

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Stay away from people who pretend to push for reforms but are in fact peddling lies, President Benigno Aquino III said on Monday. Aquino, who led the celebration of National Heroes Day, said that while many nameless Filipinos strive to contribute to the country’s development, there are some who instead sow discord. […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Dinner in White tradition sparkles again in New York

Dinner in White tradition sparkles again in New York

(NEW YORK-AFP) – With the setting sun glittering on the Hudson, nearly 5,000 people turned out Monday for the fourth edition of “Diner en blanc” (Dinner in White), dressed to the nines. In what amounts to a flashmob sunset picnic, diners get details of the event with virtually no notice, and turn up all in […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·