In-flight WiFi more important than ever to travelers

In-flight WiFi more important than ever to travelers

(Relaxnews) – Staying connected while off the ground is as important to travelers as in-flight beverage service, according to a recent study conducted by Honeywell Aerospace. From its survey of 1,000 Americans who used WiFi on a plane within the past 12 months, the company concludes that the majority of passengers view connectivity as a […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Ticket sales for Rugby World Cup 2015 to open September 12

Ticket sales for Rugby World Cup 2015 to open September 12

(Relaxnews) – While the World Cup excitement has already come and gone for soccer fans, rugby enthusiasts still have plenty to look forward to, starting with the launch of ticket sales for the next Rugby World Cup. From September 12, official vendors will begin selling a total of 500,000 tickets to the English and Welsh […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Nokia intros most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device yet

Nokia intros most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device yet

(Relaxnews) – With a retail price of €99 (around $135), the Nokia Lumia 530 promises to make Microsoft’s mobile operating system accessible to a wider clientele. In light of its low price, it’s no surprise that this four-inch Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone is not 4G-ready. In terms of components, the Lumia 530 comes with a […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Samsung’s latest UHDTV comes with an ultra-high price

Samsung’s latest UHDTV comes with an ultra-high price

(Relaxnews) – The television, which officially goes on sale in the US this week comes with a 105-inch curved screen and a $120,000 price tag. Samsung describes the new set — currently the world’s largest curved-screen UHDTV — as offering the ultimate immersive experience and, with a 105-inch curved screen (that’s 2.67metres from corner to […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Ice creamery in Virginia scoops up title of best ice cream parlor in US

Ice creamery in Virginia scoops up title of best ice cream parlor in US

(Relaxnews) – America’s favorite ice cream parlor isn’t about gimmicks and ploys. There is no breast milk or insect-laced ice cream at Island Creamery in Virginia. But what drove customers to rave about the small independent shop and drive it to the top of TripAdvisor’s list of best ice cream parlors in the US are […]

24.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Kate Moss back at Stella McCartney for fall/winter campaign

Kate Moss back at Stella McCartney for fall/winter campaign

(Relaxnews) – Stella’s old friend Kate Moss has returned as the face of the London-based designer’s Fall/Winter 2014/15 collection in a stunning new campaign shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. The images will also be accompanied by a “Kate Dreams” mood film with music by emerging musical talent Fred Gibson. This is Kate’s seventh […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Everything you need to know about Comic-Con 2014

Everything you need to know about Comic-Con 2014

(Relaxnews) – Now a decades-old tradition, Comic-Con San Diego is the world’s premiere celebration of geek culture. The event takes place this year from July 24 to 27. Created in 1970 and originally dedicated to comic books, Comic-Con has expanded its purview to include movies, TV shows, mangas and video games. The event has become […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Games, Hollywood Stars ·
Marathon 18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles Avignon

Marathon 18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles Avignon

(AVIGNON, France-AFP) – An 18-hour version of Shakespeare’s epic “Henry VI” ended to sustained applause early Tuesday at France’s top arts festival in Avignon, marking a triumph for the play’s 32-year-old director. The daunting task involving 21 actors, 150 characters, seven intermissions and 10,000 verses took a decade to come to fruition, director Thomas Jolly […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment ·
‘Hunger Games 3′: Johanna and Peeta pose for the Capitol

‘Hunger Games 3′: Johanna and Peeta pose for the Capitol

(Relaxnews) – On the eve of Comic-Con San Diego, where the first official trailer for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part One” will be screened, Lionsgate unveiled two new animated posters. Like the movie’s first teasers, which were addresses from President Snow, these latest promotional materials are disguised as propaganda for the Capitol. President Snow (Donald […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to team for ‘By the Sea’

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to team for ‘By the Sea’

(Relaxnews) – For the first time since meeting on the set of the 2005 movie “Mr. & Mrs. Smith,” Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be seen together on the silver screen in “By the Sea.” Jolie is the driving force behind the production: after writing the screenplay, she will direct the film and star […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Will Ferrell to star in and produce film adaptation of ‘Manimal’

Will Ferrell to star in and produce film adaptation of ‘Manimal’

(Relaxnews) – The TV series, which was canceled after one season in 1983, will be adapted for the silver screen. Just like Bruce Wayne, Dr. Jonathan Chase is a rich lady’s man with a secret: he can change into any animal he wants (he prefers black panthers and hawks). Two years ago, Sony bought the […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama strengthens gay, transgender workplace rights

Obama strengthens gay, transgender workplace rights

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday outlawing federal employment discrimination based on gender identity and strengthening other LGBT protections. Supporters of expanded anti-bias protections for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities have sought legal action for years, but in the absence of legislative moves by Congress, […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino, Ka Eduardo Manalo unveil marker for Ciudad de Victoria

Aquino, Ka Eduardo Manalo unveil marker for Ciudad de Victoria

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III and Iglesia Ni Cristo Executive Minister Bro. Eduardo Manalo on Monday unveiled the marker of Ciudad De Victoria, home of the Philippine Arena, the world’s largest indoor arena. Among the government officials spotted accompanying Aquino were Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. The ceremony […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Iza works with ex-boyfriend in new soap

Iza works with ex-boyfriend in new soap

Actress Iza Calzado has been working on the set of the upcoming soap “Hawak Kamay” with her former boyfriend, an actor who recently made a showbiz comeback. Both Calzado and Victor Neri are part of the cast of “Hawak Kamay”, which stars Piolo Pascual. In a press conference for the show, the two gamely answered […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
VP Binay links plunder complaint to 2016 presidential elections

VP Binay links plunder complaint to 2016 presidential elections

MANILA, July 23 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday said the plunder complaint filed against him has no factual basis and linked to the 2016 presidential elections where he is seen as the frontrunner based on the recent surveys. Binay said the complainants are all local political opponents of the Binays in Makati […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
More than 40 feared dead in Taiwan plane crash: officials

More than 40 feared dead in Taiwan plane crash: officials

By Amber WANG TAIPEI, July 23, 2014 (AFP) – More than 40 people were feared dead in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing. Taiwan’s transport minister said 10 bodies had so far been recovered from […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
CGames: Commonwealth Games daily schedule

CGames: Commonwealth Games daily schedule

(GLASGOW-AFP) – Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games schedule for Wednesday, July 23 and Thursday, July 24 (times in GMT): Wednesday, July 23 – Opening ceremony at Celtic Park 1900GMT Thursday, July 24 (19 medals) Swimming Heats 0930-1130 Semi-finals, finals 1800-2000 Badminton Preliminaries 0800-1130, 1300-1630, 1800-2130 Cycling Track qualification, semi-finals 1000-1245 Track qualification, finals 1500-1745 Gymnastics Rhythmic […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Design destination: London

Design destination: London

(Relaxnews) – You might not think of London as a summer destination but the city empties out in August, leaving plenty of space to browse its street markets, check out its galleries and unwind on its roof terraces. The ever-evolving UK capital has plenty to keep design-lovers busy over the course of a long weekend. […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Xiaomi announces new $13 wearable tracker

Xiaomi announces new $13 wearable tracker

(Relaxnews) – One of two important produ cts recently unveiled by the brand, the Mi Band goes beyond the call of duty for the typical fitness tracker. In addition to tracking health metrics that include exercise and sleep, it acts as a security device for Xiaomi‘s recently announced MI 4 smartphone. Holding the device in the […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Škoda unveils winners’ trophies for the Tour de France

Škoda unveils winners’ trophies for the Tour de France

(Relaxnews) – The winners’ trophies for the Tour de France have been unveiled before they are awarded in Paris later this month. Created by Škoda Design Studios in the Czech Republic, the striking trophies have been fabricated using Lasvit clear crystal glass, as was the case in 2013. Skoda designer Peter Olah was inspired by the “passion […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Sports & Recreation ·