Why Kris will settle for No. 2 in MMFF

Why Kris will settle for No. 2 in MMFF

The new “Feng Shui” movie will be titled just that, lead star Kris Aquino revealed during a story conference for the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry. According to Aquino, her upcoming horror film will be a continuation of the 2004 blockbuster also directed by Chito Rono. Star Cinema will produce anew. This time, the […]

30.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
A new test could determine if your food is really organic

A new test could determine if your food is really organic

(Relaxnews) – Slapping on the “organic” label to inflate the price of produce might become a thing of the past thanks to researchers from the Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority and the Wuerzburg University in Germany, who have developed a high-tech test to set the standards. Despite tightening laws and increasing proactivity from food […]

30.08.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Royal Caribbean touts Quantum of the Seas’ modern tech

Royal Caribbean touts Quantum of the Seas’ modern tech

(Relaxnews) – Due to set sail this fall, the cruise operator’s new flagship will be outfitted with several high-tech innovations for a more enjoyable journey. A luggage tracking app, robotic bartenders and apps that let crew members keep track of passengers’ individual preferences are among the new technologies coming to the Quantum of the Seas. […]

30.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Offbeat, Online, Photos, Science & Technology ·
Joaquin Phoenix still in the running to play Marvel’s Doctor Strange

Joaquin Phoenix still in the running to play Marvel’s Doctor Strange

(Relaxnews) – Denying other rumors on the subject, including recent speculation that Daniel Radcliffe would play Marvel’s sorcerer, Collider reports that negotiations with Joaquin Phoenix are about to cross the finish line. Jared Leto, Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Adrien Brody, Joseph Gordon-Levitt… The rumor mill has churned out the names of several in-demand actors (and […]

30.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Rag & Bone reveals campaign videos with Winona Ryder and Michael Pitt

Rag & Bone reveals campaign videos with Winona Ryder and Michael Pitt

(Relaxnews) – In July, Rag & Bone shared images of Winona Ryder and Michael Pitt posing in Coney Island for its latest campaign. Now the fashion label has revealed two new videos starring its celebrity spokesmodels. Rather than posing side by side for the Fall-Winter 2014-15 campaign, Michael Pitt and Winona Ryder were shot individually by Glen Luchford, resulting […]

29.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
‘The one with the free coffee’ – Central Perk hits NY

‘The one with the free coffee’ – Central Perk hits NY

(NEW YORK-AFP) – It’s been 20 years since “Friends” took the world by storm. And to celebrate, New Yorkers can indulge their love of comedy and coffee in their very own Central Perk. It was the celluloid coffee shop where for 10 years Joey, Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Monica and Chandler captivated millions with their revolving-door […]

A rule of thumb for those with a tendency to over-indulge

A rule of thumb for those with a tendency to over-indulge

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at Iowa State and Cornell universities say sticking to a general rule of pouring just half a glass of wine regardless of age, size or gender could prevent overdoing it. In the study, researchers worked with 74 undergraduate students and staff and asked them to pour white and red wine from bottles […]

29.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Barbie unveils her Instagram account

Barbie unveils her Instagram account

(Relaxnews) – After Man Repeller and Garance Doré, Barbie is the latest fashion icon to bring her lessons in style to Instagram. The blondest of dolls made her debut on the social network Wednesday under the handle@BarbieStyle. Just like real-life fashionistas, Barbie shares style inspirations and details from her own wardrobe, including #OOTD photos (for […]

What to expect at Apple’s upcoming event

What to expect at Apple’s upcoming event

(Relaxnews) – After months of speculation, the world’s most secretive consumer technology company has finally sent out the official invites to an event on September 9, where the unveiling of the iPhone 6 is expected to take place. But what exactly will Tim Cook announce when he takes to the stage at the Flint Center […]

29.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Junk food makes rats lose interest in varied foods: study

Junk food makes rats lose interest in varied foods: study

(Relaxnews) – Researchers in Australia say a steady intake of junk food leads to a loss of rats’ natural appetite for a balanced diet, indicating that poor eating habits could lead to changes in the brain. “The interesting thing about this finding is that if the same thing happens in humans, eating junk food may […]

29.08.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
An expired work permit could be fatal to permanent resident application

An expired work permit could be fatal to permanent resident application

Q. I entered Canada as a live in caregiver and have been working for over two years. I did not apply for permanent residence yet. My work permit expired five months ago and I did not renew it because I had a problem with my passport. Can I apply for permanent residence now and obtain an open […]

29.08.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
‘Sons of Anarchy’ star choice for ‘King Arthur’

‘Sons of Anarchy’ star choice for ‘King Arthur’

(Relaxnews) – Guy Ritchie’s tale of medieval legend, “King Arthur,” looks like it’s found its main man, with Charlie Hunnam of biker gang series “Sons of Anarchy” said to be Guy Ritchie’s preferred choice. Idris Elba (“The Wire,” “Thor”) is another tip for the film and, if secured, Hunnam will be teaming up with Elba […]

28.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Breaking: Hello Kitty not a cat, has never been: company

Breaking: Hello Kitty not a cat, has never been: company

(TOKYO-AFP) – Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan’s global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: “But she’s got whiskers!” The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas the world over is, in fact, human. “Hello Kitty is a cheerful and happy […]

28.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Real Madrid to wear Yohji Yamamoto jerseys for Champions League

Real Madrid to wear Yohji Yamamoto jerseys for Champions League

(Relaxnews) – The world’s biggest football club will be donning a special Yohji Yamamoto-designed uniform when its Galácticos take to the pitch to defend the UEFA Champions League this season. Real Madrid may have been crowned the kings of Europe on 10 separate occasions, but no club in the history of the tournament has ever […]

28.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Apple sends out invites to Sept. 9 event

Apple sends out invites to Sept. 9 event

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Apple on Thursday sent out invitations to an event on September 9 near its Silicon Valley headquarters, amid rumors the tech giant will unveil a new iPhone and maybe a wearable device. The famously secretive company offered scant clues in emailed invites that showed the date in large numbers over the words: […]

28.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Fruits and vegetables could make you more attractive to others: study

Fruits and vegetables could make you more attractive to others: study

(Relaxnews) – The vernacular of today’s beauty buzz is riddled with words and phrases about staying young, but the idea of “carotenoid coloration” means little to most people, although it’s exactly what you’re probably looking for. It’s that sexy, healthy glow that comes from eating five servings of fruits and vegetables per day and an […]

28.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Youth Olympics: China showcases future stars as curtain falls

Youth Olympics: China showcases future stars as curtain falls

(BEIJING-AFP) – Up to 2,000 performers will feature at the closing ceremony for the Youth Olympics in China’s Nanjing city Thursday after 12 days of competition that showcased the sporting superstars of the future. No official medals table is published for the multi-sports event which focuses on a programme promoting friendship and sportsmanship, rather than […]

28.08.2014 · Filled under: Asian News, Sports & Recreation ·
Vampires and Lycans to return in ‘Underworld’ reboot

Vampires and Lycans to return in ‘Underworld’ reboot

(Relaxnews) – Although the fourth and latest “Underworld” movie was released just two years ago, Lakeshore Entertainment is already working on a reboot of the vampire franchise, which starred Kate Beckinsale. Since the release of the first movie in 2003, the franchise earned a total of over $460 million at the global box office, including […]

28.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Batman or Birdman? Venice fest opens with superhero film

Batman or Birdman? Venice fest opens with superhero film

(VENICE-AFP) – The Venice film festival opened with a bang on Wednesday with a brilliant superhero dark comedy that delves into the cinema and theatre worlds to explore the drug that is fame. The first flick to compete at the world’s oldest film festival, Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of […]

27.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
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 […]