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 ·
George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge, dares Bill Clinton

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge, dares Bill Clinton

WASHINGTON, August 20, 2014 (AFP) – Former president George W. Bush took the so-called Ice Bucket Challenge in support of Lou Gehrig’s disease research Wednesday, and challenged his Democratic predecessor Bill Clinton to do the same. “To you all that challenged me, I do not think it’s presidential for me to be splashed with ice […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Parents of US journalist Foley praise their ‘fearless’ son

Parents of US journalist Foley praise their ‘fearless’ son

WASHINGTON, August 20, 2014 (AFP) – Friends, relatives and colleagues have paid tribute to American journalist James Foley, executed by Islamic State jihadists, with his parents praising their “fearless” son. Condolences and shocked messages poured in after the Islamist group released a video of Foley’s beheading late Tuesday, including from French journalists who revealed they […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Pacquiao-Algieri promo tour begins

Pacquiao-Algieri promo tour begins

LAS VEGAS, NV (August 20, 2014) – Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” Pacquiao, boxing ‘s only eight-division world champion, defends his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against New York’s undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri, who has Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets Inside the […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Local News, Promotions, Sports & Recreation ·
Dingdong Dantes hailed International Youth Ambassador for Peace

Dingdong Dantes hailed International Youth Ambassador for Peace

Dingdong Dantes has added another feather to his cap – this time as International Youth Ambassador for Peace. Dingdong was bestowed the honor at the second International Youth Assembly held at the Cuneta Astrodome recently in an effort to “strengthen the youth, rebuild nations and promote peace.” The 34-year old, who celebrated his birthday on […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Former gov’t officials: No to term extension for president

Former gov’t officials: No to term extension for president

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Former Senior Government Officials (FSGO) urged the administration not to pursue amendments to the Constitution at this time, reminding the President that such announcements in the past have had undesirable consequences. In a statement, the group led by former Education Undersecretary Isagani Cruz said similar statements in the past were met […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
ASEAN integration to have positive impact on youth

ASEAN integration to have positive impact on youth

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) will have a positive impact on youth, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg said Friday. He made this statement while speaking before attendees of the first-ever “ASEAN Youth Dialogues” sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Manila. Goldberg also told the 100 […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Cathay Pacific brings in Mandarin Oriental chefs for first-class meals

Cathay Pacific brings in Mandarin Oriental chefs for first-class meals

(Relaxnews) – The Hong Kong airline will be providing its first-class customers with menus cooked by renowned chefs as part of a partnership with the luxury hotel brand. These creations will available starting in September. From the fall until the end of the year, two Mandarin Oriental chefs will take turns serving gourmet dishes on […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Could a two-legged chair keep you more active?

Could a two-legged chair keep you more active?

(Relaxnews) – We are constantly being told that inactivity is the disease of modern life, but one enterprising designer has come up with a furniture concept to discourage sedentary behavior. French design graduate Benoît Malta has created a two-legged chair as part of his diploma project “Inactivité,” which requires the user to shift position in order to […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Minecraft, Xbox names join Ice Bucket Challenge

Minecraft, Xbox names join Ice Bucket Challenge

(Relaxnews) – Accepting a dare from “Minecraft” creator Markus Persson, the Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, underwent a stone cold drenching in the name of charity and goodwill. Markus Persson, whose “Minecraft” has sold tens of millions of copies across PC, console and mobile, underwent the Ice Bucket Challenge himself on August 17, having been […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Games, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Juliette Lewis plays a frustrated suburban mom in ‘Kelly & Cal’

Juliette Lewis plays a frustrated suburban mom in ‘Kelly & Cal’

(Relaxnews) – The trailer for Jen McGowan’s dramatic comedy starring Juliette Lewis has hit the internet. Honored with an SXSW Gamechanger Award last March, “Kelly & Cal” features Juliette Lewis as a former punk rocker settling into her new life as a suburban mom. Nostalgic for her past life, she meets Cal (Jonny Weston, seen […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Keanu Reeves to play hitman in ‘Rain’

Keanu Reeves to play hitman in ‘Rain’

(Relaxnews) – According to Deadline, Keanu Reeves has joined the expanding list of movie stars crossing over to the small screen. The actor will be the executive producer and star of “Rain.” Adapted from the “John Rain” thriller book series by American author Barry Eisler, the drama will follow a Japanese-American hit man, played by […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Meet the world’s first US-built electric supercar

Meet the world’s first US-built electric supercar

(Relaxnews) – Blending the very old with the extremely new, the Renovo Coupe might look like a 50-year-old classic from the outside, but under the hood, where you’d normally find a big block V8, it has an electric engine and battery pack instead, capable of catapulting the car from a standstill to 60mph in just […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Jessy: JM deserves to be back in showbiz

Jessy: JM deserves to be back in showbiz

Actress Jessy Mendiola said she’s happy that her former boyfriend, actor JM de Guzman is finally back to work. However, Mendoza said she doesn’t want to dwell on the past. “Basta masaya ako na nakabalik na siya kasi matagal na din naming sinasabi na sana makabalik na siya. Now, that all is well ay huwag […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Bugatti launches first clothing line

Bugatti launches first clothing line

(Relaxnews) – The Bugatti Legends Capsule Collection is as exclusive as the cars on which it is based. So much so that only 36 people in the world will ever get the chance to add a piece of it to their wardrobes. A year ago, the German-owned hypercar company set out to create six limited […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Motoring ·
Summer break film selection: ‘Ida’

Summer break film selection: ‘Ida’

(Relaxnews) – Catch up with a recent film experience in our summer series. Today, 2013 film “Ida,” about a young orphan on the trail of her family’s history. On the verge of committing to life in the nunnery where she was brought up, Anna is required to visit any remaining family first. Setting out for […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
McLaren 500S to arrive in 2015

McLaren 500S to arrive in 2015

(Relaxnews) – After presenting the P1 GTR concept and a racetrack version of the 650S at Pebble Beach, McLaren is reportedly preparing the 500S, which will be more affordable and less powerful than the 650S. This entry-level model will likely be unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, according to the British publication Car Magazine. […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Worldwide box office: ‘The Expendables 3′ crushed by ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Worldwide box office: ‘The Expendables 3′ crushed by ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

(Relaxnews) – Although highly anticipated, the third film about the adventures of Sylvester Stallone and his muscled friends only grossed a disappointing $31.2M in its first weekend. Already illegally downloaded over 2 million times, did “The Expendables 3″ suffer because of piracy? While the two first films hit the jackpot, the new movie only $16.2M […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Pizza chain to launch marijuana-laced sauces in US

Pizza chain to launch marijuana-laced sauces in US

(Relaxnews) – It may sound half-baked but a pizza chain is developing a line of pizza sauces made with cannabis for states in the US where weed is legal for medical or recreational use. Unique Pizza and Subs based out of Pennsylvania is adding more to its pizza sauce than just oregano and thyme, as the […]