MoMA focuses on film this fall

MoMA focuses on film this fall

(Relaxnews) – MoMA New York has unveiled its fall film exhibition program, taking in an almost-lost 1930s classic, an evening with artist Christopher Williams and the largest-ever US retrospective of Georgian cinema. The museum will present 1932 motion picture Sidney Lanfield’s “Hat Check Girl” after collaborating with Twentieth Century Fox to preserve what is thought […]

17.08.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fil-Ams enjoy fun, exciting activities at 9th edition Ambassadors tour

Fil-Ams enjoy fun, exciting activities at 9th edition Ambassadors tour

By Manny V. Ilagan MANILA – Another ‘FUN’ homecoming full of exciting activities marked this year’s 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour to the Philippines (ACGTDT). Despite the threat of Tropical Depression Inday brewing at the northeast of the Philippines area of responsibility, the 9th ACGTDT, held from July 28 to 31, was […]

17.08.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
This is what a $900 cupcake looks like

This is what a $900 cupcake looks like

(Relaxnews) – Some husbands give their wives flowers and jewelry for their birthday. Others commission local bakers to come up with the most extravagant cupcake possible and are willing to part with $900 for it. That’s what happened in Toronto recently, when Lisa Sanguedolce of Le Dolci bakery was approached by a man to create an over-the-top […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Elvis shooting target sells for $27,500

Elvis shooting target sells for $27,500

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – A paper target riddled with bullets fired by Elvis Presley at his personal shooting range sold for $27,500 at the first auction of Elvis artifacts hosted by his estate. It was the surprise turn at the inaugural Auction at Graceland, a highlight of the ongoing Elvis Week in Memphis, Tennessee marking the 37th […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Music ·
US sends 130 more military advisors to Iraq: Hagel

US sends 130 more military advisors to Iraq: Hagel

SAN DIEGO (AFP) – The United States has sent 130 more military advisors to northern Iraq to assess the scope of the humanitarian crisis there, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday. “I recommended to the president and the president has authorized me to go ahead and send about 130 new assessment team members up […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Pollution, whales prompt shipping slow-down in SoCal

Pollution, whales prompt shipping slow-down in SoCal

LOS ANGELES  (AFP) – Concerns about pollution and endangered whales in southern California have prompted six global shipping companies to try slower speeds in exchange for cash incentives, environmental groups said. The companies agreed to slow down – from typical speeds of 14-16 knots down to 12 knots or less – in exchange for $2,500 […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Local News ·
Delays in balikbayan box deliveries continue as port congestion worsens

Delays in balikbayan box deliveries continue as port congestion worsens

LOS ANGELES – With the port congestion in Manila worsening and inspections by the Department of Homeland Security in US ports continuing, the delivery of balikbayan boxes will continue to experience delays of at least two weeks, a senior official of the Philippine American Shippers Association said on Monday. “There is just no way balikbayan […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Intel to use ‘big data’ to battle Parkinson’s disease

Intel to use ‘big data’ to battle Parkinson’s disease

SAN FRANCISCO  (AFP) – US computing giant Intel announced Wednesday it was joining an effort to battle Parkinson’s disease with new big data and wearable technologies to improve research and treatment. Intel said it would work with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research—created by the “Back to the Future” Canadian-American actor – on […]

Geologists warn of mega quake for north Chile

Geologists warn of mega quake for north Chile

PARIS  (AFP) – North Chile is at risk of a mega earthquake after a tremor in April released only some of the tension building along a high-risk fault zone since 1877, researchers said Wednesday. Two studies published in the journal Nature said the 8.1-8.2 magnitude quake that shook the city of Iquique, killing six people […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
God is the guardian of undocumented children

God is the guardian of undocumented children

By Andrea Acosta El Pregonero (Translated by Elena Shore) SILVER SPRING, Md.,   – While children cross the border alone, their parents in the United States are going through intense anxiety – and the only thing they can do is pray to God to protect their kids along the journey. Each successful trip is God’s […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
12 REASONS TO CALL ME

12 REASONS TO CALL ME

My number is below. Your first step in overcoming debt problems is recognizing you have a problem! If worries about your credit card bills or a pending foreclosure are keeping you awake at night, you probably already know you’re in over your head. Just cruising along, juggling credit cards, taking from one to pay the […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
R2-D2-like robot butler rolls out at Cupertino hotel

R2-D2-like robot butler rolls out at Cupertino hotel

(Relaxnews) – Not far from Apple’s corporate campus, a major hotel brand has hired what it calls the industry’s first robotic butler, described as Wall-E, Rosie and R2-D2 all rolled into one. Aloft Hotels, part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts group, will on August 20 be introducing its latest hire, A.L.O., a roving cyber […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
The feature that next-generation planes may go without

The feature that next-generation planes may go without

(Relaxnews) – Windowless airplanes appear to be the future of travel, with yet another design firm removing the cumbersome portals in its renderings of the next-generation jet. In its drawings for the IXION airplane, Technicon Design France, based near Paris, imagines a jet that would be free of individual windows, a move that would reduce […]

Michael Jackson aims to be King of Twitter with video

Michael Jackson aims to be King of Twitter with video

(NEW YORK, United States-AFP) – Five years after his death, Michael Jackson is back with a new video that breaks new ground by premiering on Twitter. The late King of Pop — who pioneered music videos in the 1980s with the advent of MTV — had written the song “A Place With No Name” with […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Cast of ‘Love Boat’ to help Princess Cruises fete 50th birthday

Cast of ‘Love Boat’ to help Princess Cruises fete 50th birthday

(Relaxnews) – To help fete Princess Cruises’ 50th anniversary next year, the company has tapped the cast of the iconic 1980s TV series “Love Boat” to serve as its global ambassadors. It was the show that popularized the notion of cruising with its weekly plots of romantic escapades and amusing little adventures and misadventures aboard […]

‘The Interview’ with Seth Rogen and James Franco edited to satisfy North Korea

‘The Interview’ with Seth Rogen and James Franco edited to satisfy North Korea

(Relaxnews) – Sony ultimately caved to threats from the North Korean government and returned to the editing room with its upcoming comedy, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, “The Interview” stars James Franco and Rogen as an American talk show host and his producer. The two men wind up […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Ferrari sells for record $38 mln

Ferrari sells for record $38 mln

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, said to be one of only a handful, was snapped up for $38. 1 million in California, becoming the most expensive car ever sold at auction. The previous record was held by a 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R Formula 1 model bought in Britain last year for […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Sandara misses doing Filipino films

Sandara misses doing Filipino films

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– Korean pop star Sandara Park, who rose to fame in 2004 when she joined the ABS-CBN talent search “Star Circle Quest,” admitted she misses doing Filipino movies. Although she is now as part of the K-Pop group 2NE1, Park admitted that she usually finds herself reminiscing about her films for Star Cinema. […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars ·
Youth Olympics: Thousands gather for Nanjing Games

Youth Olympics: Thousands gather for Nanjing Games

(BEIJING-AFP) – Thousands of young athletes will converge in China’s Nanjing this week for the second Youth Olympics, with many hoping to build towards a place at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. More than 3,700 competitors aged 15 to 18 are expected to participate in the tournament, which will start with a […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Powers Rangers to morph into theaters in 2016

Powers Rangers to morph into theaters in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Announced in May, the new film adaptation of the famous 1990s TV series now has a release date: July 22, 2016. Produced by Lionsgate and Saban, the feature is scripted by Robert Orci (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″) and by “X-Men: First Class” screenwriters Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller. It will explore the origin […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, International Stars ·