How to identify narcissists? Just ask them

How to identify narcissists? Just ask them

(Relaxnews) – Researchers in the US conducted 11 experiments involving a grand total of 2,200 participants and found that identifying narcissists is as simple as asking them directly while making sure they fully understand the definition of the word and its implications. The magic formula? Ask the supposed narcissist the following question and don’t forget […]

06.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Liam Neeson to run from the mob in April 2015

Liam Neeson to run from the mob in April 2015

(Relaxnews) – Initially slated for a February release, the action thriller “Run All Night” is now due in US theaters on April 17, 2015, Warner Bros has announced. After the “Taken” films and the more recent “Non-Stop,” Liam Neeson will confirm his status as an action movie star once again in “Run All Night,” in […]

06.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Connelly takes female lead in ‘American Pastoral’

Jennifer Connelly takes female lead in ‘American Pastoral’

(Relaxnews) – The actress has joined the cast of the forthcoming film adaptation of Philip Roth’s Pulitzer-winning novel, The Wrap reports. Australian filmmaker Phillip Noyce will helm the feature, in which Jennifer Connelly will co-star opposite Ewan McGregor. Production is slated to begin in March 2015. Part of Roth’s “American Trilogy,” “American Pastoral” examines the […]

06.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Swimming: Phelps teams with Aqua Sphere to develop suit line

Swimming: Phelps teams with Aqua Sphere to develop suit line

(IRVINE-AFP) – Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps, on a comeback that could take him to the Rio Games, is teaming up with a swimwear manufacturer to develop a line of competitive swimming equipment. Phelps launched his comeback in April after a 20-month retirement as a “free agent” after his deal with longtime sponsor Speedo expired […]

06.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Chasing the K-pop dream

Chasing the K-pop dream

(SEOUL-AFP) – “Time to get up girls!” The call comes at 6:00 am as it does every morning, pulling Ray from her bunk bed at the start of another 16-hour day in search of stardom. Ray and the five other young women sharing a small Seoul apartment make up the K-pop band “Billion” — which […]

06.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
JetBlue and Marriott rank top among US rewards programs

JetBlue and Marriott rank top among US rewards programs

(Relaxnews) – Your odds of finally accruing enough points to get a free flight or free night’s stay are best if you’re a loyalty member of JetBlue and Marriott, according to a new report that did the number crunching for US airlines and hotels. In US News & World Report’s latest 2014-2015 Best Travel Rewards […]

06.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
‘Alice in Wonderland’ sequel in production

‘Alice in Wonderland’ sequel in production

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Production begins this week on the highly anticipated sequel to Tim Burton’s blockbuster reinvention of “Alice in Wonderland” — with the same A-list cast as the 2010 Oscar-winning film. Burton is co-producing but not directing “Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass,” in which Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter and […]

06.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Americans react to Canadian snack foods in viral video

Americans react to Canadian snack foods in viral video

(Relaxnews) – A Buzzfeed video of Americans reacting to Canadian snack foods has gone viral, with more than 1.2 million hits since being uploaded over the weekend, for introducing viewers to foods like nanaimo bars and poutine under a barrage of cheeky commentary. It doesn’t start off well for the contingent of Canadian food representatives. […]

Baked or broiled fish could boost seniors’ brain health: study

Baked or broiled fish could boost seniors’ brain health: study

(Relaxnews) – A study conducted at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences suggests shifting focus from omega-3s to fish, pure and simple, baked or broiled, for better brain health. “Our study shows that people who ate a diet that included baked or broiled, but not fried, fish have larger brain volumes in […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Sandiganbayan orders suspension of Revilla, Cambe

Sandiganbayan orders suspension of Revilla, Cambe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division on Monday ordered the suspension of Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. and his senior staff, Atty. Richard Cambe, for 90 days in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam. “Accused Revilla and Cambe are hereby suspended from their respective positions as Senator and Director III of Senator […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

LONDON, United Kingdom  – ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) explores the rich and varied stories of Pinoy expatriates in Europe in a new, monthly magazine program, Juan EU Konek. Airing every first Sunday of the month on TFC in Europe and Middle East and on TFC.tv worldwide,Juan EU Konek brings to life the passions, adventures and success stories of […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Promotions, Services ·
Harrowing journey turns into US deportation nightmare

Harrowing journey turns into US deportation nightmare

By Mariano Andrade NEW YORK  (AFP) – Evelin’s two daughters – who just arrived in the United States illegally from Central America – are facing deportation and so the concerned mother recently trekked across New York City to seek free legal advice. Evelin, who is 35 and undocumented herself, joined 200 others, including 100 unaccompanied […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Sunshine Cruz no longer keen on sexy roles

Sunshine Cruz no longer keen on sexy roles

While Sunshine Cruz can still give the younger sexy stars a run for their money, the actress, who scorched the big screen in movies such as “Ekis” and “Ang Kabit ni Mrs. Montero” is no longer interested in doing sexy roles. “Hindi na uso ngayon ‘yon,” Cruz said. “Sinasabi ko naman palagi na kung maganda […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL govt tightens watch on entry of exotic animals to prevent Ebola

PHL govt tightens watch on entry of exotic animals to prevent Ebola

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippine government has tightened its watch of the entry of exotic animals from abroad, especially from some areas in Africa, to prevent the entry of the Ebola virus into the country, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said on government radio the Department of Health has sent advisories to […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ conquer worldwide box office

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ conquer worldwide box office

(Relaxnews) – Marvel’s intergalactic superhero team claimed the top spot at the worldwide box office for the weekend ending August 3, grossing $160.4 million. Meanwhile, “Transformers: Age of Extinction” crossed the $1 billion threshold in terms of cumulative revenues. During its opening weekend in 43 territories, “Guardians of the Galaxy” was particularly successful in the […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
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 ·