Veronese to showcase colorful pieces at Maison&Objet

Veronese to showcase colorful pieces at Maison&Objet

(Relaxnews) – Luxury French lighting studio Veronese is teaming up with French designer Reda Amalou on a glittering project for the prestigious Maison&Objet design salon in Paris this September. The designer, who created the Murano glass piece “Ceci n’est pas une vase” or “This is not a vase” for the brand in January this year, will be […]

31.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Fashion films of the week: Dolce & Gabbana, Margiela, Chanel

Fashion films of the week: Dolce & Gabbana, Margiela, Chanel

(Relaxnews) – Dolce & Gabbana put party wear in the treetops; intricate couture details from Maison Martin Margiela; and a glimpse of Karl and Cara at work: here’s our latest pick of the best fashion films from three of the biggest brands out there: Dolce & Gabbana The Italian brand has released “Arborea,” a fashion […]

31.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Home & Garden, Music, Online, Videos ·
‘Live in Levi’s’ campaign anchored in everyday life

‘Live in Levi’s’ campaign anchored in everyday life

(Relaxnews) – This summer, the brand that invented blue jeans over 140 years ago launched a new advertising campaign inspired by ordinary people and everyday situations. There’s a good chance the new Live in Levi’s ad will remind you of something from your own life. In fact, it was made to do just that. Departing […]

31.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Jude Law dances in his latest role as spokesman for whisky

Jude Law dances in his latest role as spokesman for whisky

(Relaxnews) – Want to see Jude Law dance? In a cinematic ad for Johnnie Walker Blue Label, the British actor dons his dancing shoes and flashes his seductive, swoon-worthy gaze at the camera in his role as a ‘gentleman with a wager.’ It’s a six and a half minute short film that also stars Italian […]

Alternative ‘Stairway to Heaven’ mix to be released

Alternative ‘Stairway to Heaven’ mix to be released

(LONDON-AFP) – Led Zeppelin is to issue an unreleased version of their most famous song, “Stairway to Heaven”, the legendary rock band said Tuesday, after more than four decades hidden in the vaults. The alternative mix of the epic track will be released alongside a reissue of the British heavy rock group’s untitled fourth album, […]

31.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Pool of the day: Olympic architectural splendor in London

Pool of the day: Olympic architectural splendor in London

(Relaxnews) – Where are the chicest pools on earth? This summer we’re bringing you the hottest places to cool down, unwind, and take a stylish dip. Today we’re in London, swimming in the shoes of former Olympians and architectural greats. Name: London Aquatics Centre Location: London, UK What’s the story? Superstar architect Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatics Centre has […]

31.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Home & Garden, Online ·
Gluten-free diet could do more harm than good for those who don’t need it: study

Gluten-free diet could do more harm than good for those who don’t need it: study

(Relaxnews) – The term ‘gluten-free’ may lead some consumers to think they are getting an overall healthier option, according to new research conducted by nutrition experts at the University of Florida. Study author Karla Shelnutt, a UF assistant professor in family, youth and community sciences, says the gluten-free diet is popular with women trying to […]

31.07.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Glasgow mixologist creates cocktail with 71 ingredients for Commonwealth Games

Glasgow mixologist creates cocktail with 71 ingredients for Commonwealth Games

(Relaxnews) – In homage to the Commonwealth Games currently underway in Glasgow, a local mixologist has created a monster cocktail made with 71 ingredients sourced from every competing Commonwealth country. For his Commonwealth Cocktail, Mal Spence of the Kelvingrove Cafe in Glasgow used exotic ingredients like Tanzanian cloves, dragon fruit from Belize and galangal from […]

Fruit and veg: Five-a-day is OK, says study

Fruit and veg: Five-a-day is OK, says study

(PARIS-AFP) – British nutritionists threw down the gauntlet to dietary guidelines in April by declaring seven daily portions of fresh fruit and vegetables, rather than the recommended five, were the key to health. But a new foray into the arena of sound eating says the famous five-a-day recommendation made by the UN’s World Health Organisation […]

30.07.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Journey at Pechanga at state’s largest resort/casino offers guests green-saving stay & play package

Journey at Pechanga at state’s largest resort/casino offers guests green-saving stay & play package

Journey at Pechanga championship golf course, one of the many high end amenities for guests on site at Pechanga Resort & Casino, is consistently rated among the top public courses in the country. A challenging and rewarding course for golfers of every level, it presents a range of topography – canyons, ravines, open fairways and […]

30.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Offers, Promotions ·
No opposition from Makati RTC over Napoles’ jail transfer order

No opposition from Makati RTC over Napoles’ jail transfer order

MANILA (Mabuhay) -— The Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) does not object to the Sandiganbayan’s move to transfer alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles to the female dormitory of Camp Bagong Diwa. Sandiganbayan third division Associate Justice Samuel Martires on Monday said the anti-graft court received a comment from the Makati RTC Branch 150 […]

30.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US firm lauded for decision to pull out training video that negatively depicted Filipinos

US firm lauded for decision to pull out training video that negatively depicted Filipinos

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Filipino Community today lauded a California-based company for its decision to delete a scene in its customer service training video that negatively portrayed Filipino healthcare workers. CRM Learning of Carlsbad, California, said it will also withdraw the training video from the market after the Philippine Embassy, the Philippine Nurses Association of America […]

30.07.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Government to continue investing in people, says Palace official

Government to continue investing in people, says Palace official

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang said the government will continue to prioritize uplifting the lives of the people following the release of UN Development Report that assesses income, education and life expectancy of the nation. “When it comes to that, it’s really in continuing to invest in human capital,” Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said in […]

30.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
TV5 behind Paolo Bediones amid alleged sex scandal

TV5 behind Paolo Bediones amid alleged sex scandal

TV5 news anchorman Paolo Bediones has been linked to the latest sex video scandal doing the rounds on social media. On Sunday, Bediones’ name trended on micro-blogging site Twitter after it was alleged that he and an unidentified woman were doing intimate acts. The broadcaster has “no personal statement” on the matter, his manager Noel […]

30.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Yelp plots out food trends over its 10-year history

Yelp plots out food trends over its 10-year history

(Relaxnews) – Crowdsourced review site Yelp is marking its 10th anniversary by tracing the evolution of some of the biggest trends over the last decade, including the ebb and flow of cupcakes, craft beer and poutine. According to charts plotted by Yelp analysts for Los Angeles, the din of online noise on the cupcake, for instance, […]

OkCupid admits toying with users to find love formula

OkCupid admits toying with users to find love formula

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – OkCupid on Monday said it messed with members’ minds a bit in a bid to refine the formula for finding love at the online matchmaking service. OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder made a case for the practice in a blog post titled “We Experiment on Human Beings” which came on the heels of […]

29.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Lea Michele joins ‘Sons of Anarchy’ for final season

Lea Michele joins ‘Sons of Anarchy’ for final season

(Relaxnews) – Known for her lyrical stylings on “Glee,” the actress is shifting gears for a role in an episode in the gritty biker series’ seventh season. Lea Michele shared her big news on Twitter (@msleamichele): “I’ll be appearing on an episode of my favorite show @SonsofAnarchy! Thank you so much @Harparbar & @sutterink #SOAFX,” […]

29.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ trailer scores record YouTube views

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ trailer scores record YouTube views

(Relaxnews) – Released just five days ago, the trailer for the adaptation of E.L. James’s sultry book has already piqued the curiosity of over 36 million internet users, allowing it to claim the best opening week of any trailer released in 2014. The colossal buzz surrounding the three “Fifty Shades” books grew to new proportions […]

Quick, short runs pack health benefits: US study

Quick, short runs pack health benefits: US study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Going out for a quick, daily run may be just as effective as a long-distance jaunt when it comes to prolonging your life, said a study out Monday. Running as little as five to 10 minutes per day can significantly cut the risks of getting heart disease and dying young, said the findings […]

29.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Google Glass to make its official operatic debut

Google Glass to make its official operatic debut

(Relaxnews) – Selected cast members, musicians and even stagehands will be donning the smart headset during a special production of Puccini’s “Turandot” starting on Wednesday. Italian opera company Teatro Lirico di Cagliari has a reputation for innovation, boasting its own Research and Technology Centre, and in order to bring a new level of interactivity and […]

29.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·