Jo Malone Wood reveals Sage & Sea Salt fragrance

Jo Malone Wood reveals Sage & Sea Salt fragrance

(Relaxnews) – The London-based fragrance house is launching a new scent at the end of the season. Inspired by the rugged English coastline and created for the brand by perfumer Christine Nagel, the Wood Sage & Sea Salt scent features top notes of ambrette seeds, a heart of sea salt and a sage drydown. “For […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Victoria Beckham to sell 600 private pieces of clothing via The Outnet

Victoria Beckham to sell 600 private pieces of clothing via The Outnet

(Relaxnews) – The fashion designer and former Spice Girl has unveiled a new charitable project with the e-commerce site. Remember Beckham’s fluorescent yellow Roberto Cavalli gown at the pre-World Cup party in 2006? Remember the white Dolce & Gabbana dress she wore to the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards? If you do, you’re in for […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Mozart’s Salzburg finds big business in ‘Sound of Music’

Mozart’s Salzburg finds big business in ‘Sound of Music’

(SALZBURG, Austria-AFP) – For almost 50 years, “The Sound of Music” has captured the imagination of movie-goers and musical fans with its catchy tunes and lovable characters set against the stunning Austrian Alps. And this has proven to be big business for the city of Salzburg, where the real-life singing von Trapp family lived and […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
‘Big Bang Theory’ actors set for big payday

‘Big Bang Theory’ actors set for big payday

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The three main stars of popular US television sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” have reportedly reached lucrative new pay deals, ending a delay to the start of production on the show’s eighth season. Emmy winner Jim Parsons, along with co-stars Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco, have roughly tripled their salaries and will […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Elijah Wood headed for witch hunt

Elijah Wood headed for witch hunt

(Relaxnews) – The actor has just joined Vin Diesel in the cast of “The Last Witch Hunter,” a supernatural thriller to be helmed by Breck Eisner. Slated to begin lensing next month, the movie will star the “Fast and Furious” actor, who is also a producer on the project, as an immortal witch hunter forced […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Loom band craze fetches French couple $1m

Loom band craze fetches French couple $1m

(PARIS-AFP) – For millions of school children they are the must have fashion accessory of the moment. Footballer David Beckham and Britain’s Prince William have sported them. Even Pope Francis has been photographed wearing a few. Loom bands — colourful rubber bands woven together into bracelets and other items — are the latest craze to […]

04.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Congressional leaders introduce health equity bill

Congressional leaders introduce health equity bill

WASHINGTON – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) welcomed today’s introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014 (HEAA). The bill, introduced by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, builds on the strengths of the health care reform law and provides additional tools to address health and health care disparities affecting minority and […]

04.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Brazil overtakes US as cosmetic surgery world capital

Brazil overtakes US as cosmetic surgery world capital

(SAO PAULO-AFP) – Move over Beverly Hills: image-conscious Brazil has overtaken the United States as the world’s capital of cosmetic surgery. O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper on Sunday quoted official figures as saying the South American giant had recorded 1.49 million procedures in 2013, outstripping the United States by more than 40,000. The paper […]

04.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Yves Saint Laurent intros ink-like foundation

Yves Saint Laurent intros ink-like foundation

(Relaxnews) – The cosmetics brand has announced Le Teint Encre de Peau, a liquid foundation that promises a weightless feel and all-day wear without the need for touch-ups. This summer, Yves Saint Laurent is promising nothing short of a makeup revolution. On August 26, the brand will launch Le Teint Encre de Peau, which it […]

03.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
‘The Mummy’ resurrection delayed due to ‘Huntsman’

‘The Mummy’ resurrection delayed due to ‘Huntsman’

(Relaxnews) – The sequel to “Snow White and the Huntsman,” which has just been dated for an April 22, 2016 release, will delay the reboot of “The Mummy,” Universal has announced. The monster movie is now slated for release on June 24, 2016. In the interest of giving both films a better chance at a big box office opening, […]

03.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Boaters in Michigan get jet ski pizza delivery service

Boaters in Michigan get jet ski pizza delivery service

(Relaxnews) – An enterprising restaurateur in Michigan is making life easy for summer boaters by offering a pizza delivery service on his jet ski, for boat-to-boat service. Instead of docking at his eatery The Long Lake Grocery, boaters out on the water can simply pick up their smartphone, place their order, and wait for pizza […]

03.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Artificial blue light can realign the body clock: study

Artificial blue light can realign the body clock: study

(Relaxnews) – In a first-of-its-kind study, French researchers found that artificial blue light can synchronize the body clock under conditions in which natural light is scarce or unavailable. They performed their experiment under real conditions involving crew members of the Franco-Italian polar research station Concordia, located in Antarctica. Because the sun disappears there from May […]

03.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
G-Shock launching new line of colorful models sized to fit women

G-Shock launching new line of colorful models sized to fit women

(Relaxnews) – The watch brand has revealed the first details of a new women’s line, the S Series, set to arrive in September. Smaller than the classic G-Shock models, the new GM1-S110 and the GMD-S6900 styles will feature updated colors and prints. The former, available in six colors, boasts LED backlight function, five alarms, stopwatch, timer and […]

02.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
‘FIFA 15′ gameplay trailer highlights better agility, control

‘FIFA 15′ gameplay trailer highlights better agility, control

(Relaxnews) – A few weeks ahead of the soccer game’s much-anticipated release, EA Sports has uploaded a new video showing off the improvements to player movement and control. After showcasing “FIFA 15′”s enhanced visuals, namely through a realer-than-real depiction of Lionel Messi and some intense action scenes, and pointing out the emotional intensity of reactions from players and […]

02.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Games, Online, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
New Hyundai i20 teased ahead of Paris debut

New Hyundai i20 teased ahead of Paris debut

(Relaxnews) – The first official design renderings of the car, which hopes to go toe to toe with the latest Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo, have been released. And in terms of styling, the new car has a very European feel with a wider stance, longer nose and smoother lines. The overall effect will be […]

02.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Watch: Katy Perry’s pop art video for ‘This is How We Do’

Watch: Katy Perry’s pop art video for ‘This is How We Do’

(Relaxnews) – After teasing the clip with a series of visuals, pop star Katy Perry has released the full video for “This is How We Do,” a pop-culture-laden romp set in a typically candy-colored Katy Perry universe. The video is directed by Joel Kefali (Lorde’s “Tennis Court”) and brings in imagery in the form of […]

02.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Science of brain signals opens new era for advertising

Science of brain signals opens new era for advertising

(PARIS-AFP) – Companies in the near future will be able to test public reaction to advertisements, music and films before they are released by monitoring the brain signals of a select group as they watch a trial. So say psychologists who on Tuesday unveiled the results of an unusual set of experiments into so-called neural […]

31.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Instagram takes on SnapChat with Bolt

Instagram takes on SnapChat with Bolt

(Relaxnews) – The company’s first standalone app offers one-tap self-destruct messaging but only to smartphone users in New Zealand, South Africa and Singapore. Instagram says that those countries were chosen for the initial launch because of their geographical diversity and because they are regions with high messaging app use. So, once the bugs are ironed […]

Samsung launches world’s first flexible TV

Samsung launches world’s first flexible TV

(Relaxnews) – If you want an ultra-high-definition TV but can’t decide on a flat or curved screen, the Samsung UN78S9B might be just the thing. And that’s because its 78-inch screen goes from flat to concave curve, on command. Demonstrated for the first time at the 2014 International CES in January, the TV has gone […]

Parisian love of cats reaches luxury hotel market

Parisian love of cats reaches luxury hotel market

(Relaxnews) – Though the French may be better known for small, yappy pooches that fit in designer handbags, Paris has developed a growing affinity for cats in recent years, first with the opening of a popular cat café, and now with the adoption of a new feline at the luxurious Bristol hotel. It’s a move […]

31.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·