Microsoft to unveil new Windows software: report

Microsoft to unveil new Windows software: report

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8. The US software titan could hold an event as early as the end of September to provide a look at a version of what is […]

23.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Zero-gravity flights to embark on worldwide tour for astronaut wannabes

Zero-gravity flights to embark on worldwide tour for astronaut wannabes

(Relaxnews) – For all the wannabe astronauts and thrill seekers in the world, a zero-gravity commercial airline may be headed to the skies near you, allowing you to channel your inner Chris Hadfield — or Sandra Bullock. Bookings have opened for the S3 ZeroG, a modified Airbus out of Switzerland that will hit up destinations […]

The app has overtaken the internet

The app has overtaken the internet

(Relaxnews) – Consumers now spend more time consuming digital content via smartphone and tablet apps than they do via surfing the web — either on a handset or on the desktop. The average US smartphone user now spends 88 percent of his or her time when using a handset within an app and just 12 […]

22.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Hungry? Jones Soda launches a peanut butter and jelly beverage

Hungry? Jones Soda launches a peanut butter and jelly beverage

(Relaxnews) – To mark the back-to-school season, when lunchboxes across North America get filled with sticky peanut butter and jam sandwiches, gourmet soda company Jones Soda has launched a PB&J-flavored drink. From the same company that’s bottled the flavors of Thanksgiving dinner — green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and butter, cranberry, turkey and gravy — […]

22.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
‘True Detective’ season two to enter production in September

‘True Detective’ season two to enter production in September

(Relaxnews) – While the show’s first run was aired from January 2014, the second season is not due until July 2015 and production has not yet begun, revealed HBO programming director Michael Lombardo. According to the HBO executive, speaking at the recent Edinburgh TV Festival, the second season of “True Detective” is due to begin […]

22.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
MAC unveils ‘The Simpsons’ makeup collection

MAC unveils ‘The Simpsons’ makeup collection

(Relaxnews) – Announced some time ago, the makeup line inspired by America’s longest-running animated series has finally made its debut. MAC presents the highly anticipated collection in a series of new photos. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved yellow family, MAC has created a makeup collection devoted to its matriarch, Marge Simpson. And […]

22.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Photos ·
Spielberg developing series based on ‘Minority Report’

Spielberg developing series based on ‘Minority Report’

(Relaxnews) – The filmmaker and prolific TV producer has brought in “Godzilla” screenwriter Max Borenstein to write a series based on his 2002 sci-fi action movie, according to the Wrap. Adapted from the eponymous short story by Philip K. Dick, “Minority Report” was well received by audiences and critics. Headlined by Tom Cruise and Colin […]

22.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Infiniti reveals first China-only car

Infiniti reveals first China-only car

(Relaxnews) – The new Q50L is the first car from the premium Japanese manufacturer developed exclusively for the Chinese market and will also be the first Infiniti to be built in China. Although based on the existing Q50 executive sedan, Infiniti claims that the L is a result of “listening closely to customers’ needs” in […]

21.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Nadja Bender models H&M Studio fall collection

Nadja Bender models H&M Studio fall collection

(Relaxnews) – H&M Studio, the Swedish apparel chain’s signature line presented on the runways each season, will launch its latest collection from September 4. To present the looks from its Fall 2014 line, the brand enlisted the help of Danish model Nadja Bender for a series of campaign photos with a casual, fitting room ambiance. […]

21.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Tickling the ear could lead to better heart health: study

Tickling the ear could lead to better heart health: study

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at the University of Leeds say the ear could be the key to one’s heart, for stimulating the nerves in the ear could distract nervous signals that are overexerting a heart in poor health. The research team conducted their experiments on 34 participants using a TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) machine, a […]

21.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Kate Moss directs Lara Stone in a short for Vogue UK

Kate Moss directs Lara Stone in a short for Vogue UK

(Relaxnews) – After going behind the lens as a photographer, Kate Moss has moved on to the director’s chair with her first short film. Titled “The Wolf in Her,” the video has a runtime of 2:30 and was released as a companion to the magazine’s September issue. Last year, Vogue UK announced that Kate Moss […]

21.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Sacramento patient  isolated for Ebola testing

Sacramento patient isolated for Ebola testing

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – A patient who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus has been put in isolation at a hospital in Sacramento, California, health group Kaiser Permanente announced Tuesday. “We are working with the Sacramento County Division of Public Health regarding a patient admitted to the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center […]

21.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Wildfire near Yosemite sparks 13,000 evacuation orders  13,000 evacuation orders

Wildfire near Yosemite sparks 13,000 evacuation orders 13,000 evacuation orders

LOS ANGELES  (AFP) – Californian authorities said Tuesday they have issued more than 13,000 evacuation orders near Yosemite National Park due to a wildfire encroaching on the US tourist attraction. Some 600 firefighters were battling the blaze that so far has burned some 1,200 acres (500 hectares), according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. With […]

21.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett board ‘The Jungle Book: The Origins’

Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett board ‘The Jungle Book: The Origins’

(Relaxnews) – Just after nabbing Benedict Cumberbatch to voice the tiger Shere Khan, Andy Serkis’s adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling work has picked up two more A-list actors, the Hollywood Reporter reveals. “Batman” star Christian Bale will lend his voice to Bagheera the panther, while Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett will be heard as Kaa the snake […]

21.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Watch celebrity chefs take the ALS ice bucket challenge

Watch celebrity chefs take the ALS ice bucket challenge

(Relaxnews) – A growing list of chefs around the world have joined the viral ice bucket challenge for ALS, including Gordon Ramsay, Rene Redzepi, Eric Ripert and Anthony Bourdain. The list of participants has been growing thanks to chefs nominating fellow chefs. In a friendly rivalry, Ripert, chef of the Michelin-starred New York restaurant Le […]

Taking public transit to work may keep you fitter: study

Taking public transit to work may keep you fitter: study

(Relaxnews) – A British study finds that walking, cycling and yes, even taking public transportation to work are associated with lower body weight and lower body fat composition when compared against those who drive. A team of researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and University College London collected and assessed 7,534 […]

21.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Motoring, Sports & Recreation ·
Adidas miCoach stats could soon be coming to an app near you

Adidas miCoach stats could soon be coming to an app near you

(Relaxnews) – New pages on the Adidas website oriented towards app developers indicate that Adidas might soon be opening its miCoach platform for compatibility with other apps. It’s likely the miCoach tools for fitness tracking and perhaps even coaching will soon be accessible from many apps unrelated to Adidas. MiCoach is the platform of Adidas’s […]

Big weddings, few partners could be the formula for a happy marriage: study

Big weddings, few partners could be the formula for a happy marriage: study

(Relaxnews) – A big wedding celebration preceded by few romantic relationships for both the bride and the groom could be a positive sign that they will be happy together years down the road, according to researchers at the University of Virginia. Those are the two principal findings in a new report from the National Marriage […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Pharrell Williams’s hat to go on show at the Newseum

Pharrell Williams’s hat to go on show at the Newseum

(Relaxnews) – The hat that sparked a social media sensation when worn by Pharrell Williams to the Grammy Awards earlier this year is now set to go on display at the Newseum, Washington DC. Designed by Vivienne Westwood, the “Buffalo Hat” proved to be such a talking point that the singer later sold it on […]

Reality TV series to follow Nick and Drew Lachey as they open bar

Reality TV series to follow Nick and Drew Lachey as they open bar

(Relaxnews) – Brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, who first shot to fame in ’90s boy band 98 Degrees, will be starring in a new reality TV series chronicling their attempts to open a bar in their hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Set to premiere in 2015, “Lachey’s Bar” will follow the pair as they fulfill a […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, International Stars, Music ·