Would you send your dog’s ashes into space?

Would you send your dog’s ashes into space?

(Relaxnews) – The cremated remains of your pet can now be sent to the moon on a special “Memorial Spaceflight,” thanks to a new initiative from Celestis Pets. The company is launching a service this fall that will allow cremated remains or DNA to be placed in individual capsules on board a commercial launch vehicle, alongside […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Oscar-winner Robin Williams’ film and TV legacy

Oscar-winner Robin Williams’ film and TV legacy

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning US actor and comedian known worldwide for roles that ranged from a cross-dressing dad in “Mrs. Doubtfire” to a New England prep-school teacher in “Dead Poets Society,” was found dead Monday at age 63. Williams came to fame on the small screen but quickly worked his way into […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Use your goldfish’s waste to grow tomatoes with the EcoFarm

Use your goldfish’s waste to grow tomatoes with the EcoFarm

(Relaxnews) – As urban farming becomes increasingly popular, a new fish-tank-cum-herb-garden could be the next big thing in home-grown produce. EcoFarm is a fish tank that uses the aquaponics technique to use waste as a natural fertilizer to grow plants. Essentially a fish tank topped with an herb garden, the design features a tube that extracts […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden ·
Robin Williams tributes

Robin Williams tributes

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Tributes to Robin Williams after the actor’s death from suspected suicide on Monday: “Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. “He made us laugh. He made us cry. He […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sisley unveils Black Rose Precious Face Oil

Sisley unveils Black Rose Precious Face Oil

(Relaxnews) – Following the success of its Black Rose Cream Mask, the French skincare brand has placed the same flower at the heart of its latest product, an anti-aging face oil. For those looking for the ideal lightweight, moisturizing and nourishing anti-aging treatment, the search could soon come to an end. In September, three years […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Actor Robin Williams dead from suspected suicide

Actor Robin Williams dead from suspected suicide

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, has died from suspected suicide after a battle with depression, triggering an outpouring of grief and tributes for one of the most beloved entertainers of his generation. The 63-year-old star of blockbusters such as “Good Will Hunting,” “Good Morning Vietnam” and “Mrs Doubtfire” was found dead […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, U.S. News ·
Tiny chip mimics brain, delivers supercomputer speed

Tiny chip mimics brain, delivers supercomputer speed

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Researchers Thursday unveiled a powerful new postage-stamp size chip delivering supercomputer performance using a process that mimics the human brain. The so-called “neurosynaptic” chip is a breakthrough that opens a wide new range of computing possibilities from self-driving cars to artificial intelligence systems that can installed on a smartphone, the scientists say. The […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
IDEA World Fitness Convention to spotlight at-home workouts, Baby Boomer fitness

IDEA World Fitness Convention to spotlight at-home workouts, Baby Boomer fitness

(Relaxnews) – One of the biggest fitness trade events in the world, attracting professionals and enthusiasts from over 60 countries, will take place in Anaheim, California, from August 13 to 17. More than 12,000 fitness-focused individuals will present and observe the latest and greatest exercise methods in over 360 training sessions and represent 300 leading […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
A sporting chance: Land Rover reveals Range Rover Sport SVR

A sporting chance: Land Rover reveals Range Rover Sport SVR

(Relaxnews) – After weeks of teasing and testing, Land Rover has finally taken the wraps off its super-fast Range Rover Sport SVR. But will it be quick enough to challenge the Porsche Cayenne? The first car built by the company’s new Special Operations department, the SVR is the fastest, most powerful vehicle in Land Rover’s […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Worldwide box office: ‘Ninja Turtles’ open on top

Worldwide box office: ‘Ninja Turtles’ open on top

(Relaxnews) – With $93.7 million in revenues, the heroes in a half shell unseated “Guardians of the Galaxy” at the global box office for the weekend ending August 10, according to Rentrak. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” the latest adaptation of the comics, rose to the challenge and outperformed “Guardians of the Galaxy” at the global box office […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Karlie Kloss fronts campaign for Coco Noir by Chanel

Karlie Kloss fronts campaign for Coco Noir by Chanel

(Relaxnews) – Karlie Kloss, who is already well known for her work as a Victoria’s Secret Angel, has just joined Chanel as the latest spokesmodel for the Coco Noir fragrance. In a photograph taken by Sølve Sundsbø, the supermodel’s face is silhouetted against a dark backdrop next to the Coco Noir flacon. This is the first […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
For good conversation, mobile devices should be neither seen nor heard: study

For good conversation, mobile devices should be neither seen nor heard: study

(Relaxnews) – Researchers from Virginia Tech’s department of urban affairs and planning probed the question of whether the mere presence of a cell phone could affect the quality of in-person social interaction. Viewed as a tool for accessing an expansive social network and a compendium of information, such a device can be a visual distraction, […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
PASADENA mayor to unveil first meter of the real change movement’s donation meter program

PASADENA mayor to unveil first meter of the real change movement’s donation meter program

PASADENA, Calif. – The public is invited to join Mayor Bill Bogaard, Flintridge Center officials and community leaders for the unveiling of a new “donation meter” program, the Real Change Movement, at Fuller Theological Seminary, 180 North Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, beginning at 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The Real Change Movement is the first […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Agent Provocateur releasing Fatale

Agent Provocateur releasing Fatale

(Relaxnews) – The London-based lingerie brand has released a seductive new fragrance. Agent Provocateur was inspired by the history of the Hollywood femme fatale for its latest scent. Mixed by perfumer Jean-Marc Chaillan (who has created scents for Oscar de la Renta, Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein), Fatale opens with Madagascan pink pepper, mango nectar and blackcurrant […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Captains of industry explore space’s new frontiers

Captains of industry explore space’s new frontiers

(PARIS-AFP) – With spacecraft that can carry tourists into orbit and connect Paris to New York in less than two hours, the new heroes of space travel are not astronauts but daring captains of industry. This new breed of space pioneers are all using private money to push the final frontier as government space programmes […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Tech gear for on-the-go adventurers: a shape-shifting ultra-portable speaker

Tech gear for on-the-go adventurers: a shape-shifting ultra-portable speaker

(Relaxnews) – Whether you’re off in a remote destination or whether you just want to be prepared for everything and anything tech-wise on your camping trip , you’ll have to choose your gear wisely: There is no shortage of creativity in the market for Bluetooth speakers, but Jarre Technologies has made its mark with one […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music, Science & Technology ·
Beauty tutorials: getting the eyebrows right

Beauty tutorials: getting the eyebrows right

(Relaxnews) – Celebrities like Cara Delevingne (with her full pair) and Katy Perry (with her recent “no eyebrow” look) are putting a new focus on eyebrows. One of the key facial features to get right, many tutorials skip through the eyebrow stage at a merry canter. Here are three videos that take you on a […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Crowdsourcing shows promise as weight-loss method: study

Crowdsourcing shows promise as weight-loss method: study

(Relaxnews) – Crowdsourcing, a modern day term for obtaining the opinion or help of a large community, could be the answer to making permanent, healthy changes in diet, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of South Carolina found that participants rapidly take on a near expert level of nutrition savoir-faire as they […]

‘Girl Meets World’ renewed for second season

‘Girl Meets World’ renewed for second season

(Relaxnews) – Encouraged by the success of the spin-off show’s first season so far, Disney Channel is giving “Girl Meets World” a second round of episodes. A follow up to the 1990s teen comedy “Boy Meets World,” the contemporary version follows Riley, the daughter of high school sweethearts Cory and Topanga, still played by Ben […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Romance novel covers inspire new MAC collection

Romance novel covers inspire new MAC collection

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to creative themes for makeup lines, MAC is never short on ideas. The latest proof is its “A Novel Romance” collection, inspired by the literary genre known for its sultry cover illustrations. With its latest makeup collection, MAC has captured the over-the-top sensuality and sentimentality of the romance novel genre, […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books, Entertainment, Photos ·