‘Heroes’ reboot to revolve around new characters

‘Heroes’ reboot to revolve around new characters

(Relaxnews) – The miniseries “Heroes: Reborn” will focus primarily on a new cast of characters, creator Tim Kring revealed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. As fans of the late NBC series “Heroes” speculate on which stars could return for the reboot — Milo Ventimiglia, Zachary Quinto and Ali Larter have already stated they will not […]

18.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Gerard Butler is new face of Boss Bottled

Gerard Butler is new face of Boss Bottled

(Relaxnews) – The Scottish actor will take up a new role in the autumn as the star of a Hugo Boss fragrance campaign. Butler’s appointment, which sees him replace the American actor Ryan Reynolds as the face of Boss Bottled, was posted on the brand’s Facebook page on Thursday. The 44-year-old Scottish star will appear in TV […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
US economy growing across nation: Fed Beige Book

US economy growing across nation: Fed Beige Book

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US economy has continued to shake off its winter sluggishness with all regions of the country seeing expansion, the Federal Reserve said in a report Wednesday. Seven of the 12 regions surveyed recorded only “modest” growth, while five notched “moderate” growth, the Fed said in its latest Beige Book report, based […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Chick-fil-A surpasses KFC as dominant fast food chicken chain in the US

Chick-fil-A surpasses KFC as dominant fast food chicken chain in the US

(Relaxnews) – It’s the fast food chicken chain that most consumers outside the US have never heard of. But inside America, the wild popularity of family-owned chain Chick-fil-A has been identified as a threat to major fast food behemoths like McDonald’s and has even surpassed chicken giant KFC. The title of a recently released market […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
What flavor of chocolate are you? Cadbury unveils Facebook-powered vending machine for personalised taste experience

What flavor of chocolate are you? Cadbury unveils Facebook-powered vending machine for personalised taste experience

(Relaxnews) – What does your Facebook profile say about you? It’s a question many people worry about in this day and age, but chocolate maestro Cadbury has come up with a fun form of social analysis. The “Joy Generator” is a Facebook-powered vending machine which analyzes your social media profile and distributes a free chocolate […]

Brainfood: more support for fish oil as a cognitive health and memory aid

Brainfood: more support for fish oil as a cognitive health and memory aid

(Relaxnews) – A team of hospital researchers in Rhode Island have concluded that regular doses of fish oil could reduce brain atrophy and help seniors maintain cognitive function. The findings, published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, offer hope for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. “The field is currently engaged in numerous studies to […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Christian Bale in line for Travis McGee adaptation

Christian Bale in line for Travis McGee adaptation

(Relaxnews) – First in a series of 21 novels, James Mangold’s adaptation of “The Deep Blue Good-by” would see “The Dark Knight” and “Exodus” star Christian Bale as roving vigilante for hire Travis McGee. The deal is not yet done, but Bale is in discussions with 20th Century Fox to take the lead role as […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Love stories by Baccarat: luxury crystal house releases elegant film trilogy

Love stories by Baccarat: luxury crystal house releases elegant film trilogy

(Relaxnews) – Luxury French crystal house Baccarat has released a trilogy of three short films dealing with the topic of love to celebrate its 250th anniversary. Each of the three movies has been shot by a female director, with the stories taking place in Paris, London and New York. Aside from romance in various forms, the common […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
BMW to double number of models built in China

BMW to double number of models built in China

(FRANKFURT-AFP) – German top-of-the-range carmaker BMW said Wednesday it will increase the number of models it builds in China from three to six in the coming years to meet growing demand. BMW currently produces three models in China, the BMW 5 Series sedan, the BMW 3 Series sedan and the BMW X1. However, “we are […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
World Cup visitors happiest with friendly Brazilians and food: report

World Cup visitors happiest with friendly Brazilians and food: report

(Relaxnews) – The figures are in following the World Cup games in Brazil: Over the month-long period, the country’s tourism board says they hosted one million foreign tourists from 203 countries who were happiest with the food and local hospitality. For comparison, when South Africa hosted the games in 2010 the country hosted 310,000 foreign […]

17.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Sports & Recreation ·
Teddy bear teaches diabetic kids to manage their health

Teddy bear teaches diabetic kids to manage their health

(Relaxnews) – He looks like any old teddy, and the screen built into his belly suggests he’s an educational toy, but for children with diabetes, Jerry the Bear provides interactive, experiential knowledge about their condition. Not to mention a kindred spirit. Jerry the Bear has diabetes, too, and gives kids an opportunity to practice their medical […]

16.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship marks international growth

2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship marks international growth

(Relaxnews) – A record 38 nations are being represented in the 2014 FI Lacrosse World Championship, having gathered in Denver to fight reigning champion the United States, which beat Canada in the 2010 final in Manchester, England. Once limited to Northeast American private schools, lacrosse has grown beyond high school and spread around the world. […]

16.07.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Search to Involve Pilipino Americans presents kita tayo sa SIPA: Pagdiwang Ng Pamilyang Pilipino

Search to Involve Pilipino Americans presents kita tayo sa SIPA: Pagdiwang Ng Pamilyang Pilipino

LOS ANGELES – On Saturday, August 9, 2014, Search to Involve Pilipino Americans will present Kita Tayo sa SIPA: Pagdiwang ng Pamilyang Pilipino, a special summer event celebrating the Filipino family. Through Kita Tayo sa SIPA, we aim to build and strengthen our community by inviting community partners and businesses to participate in our event. […]

16.07.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Calvin Klein and MyTheresa unveil the ‘Re-issue project’ featuring Lottie Moss

Calvin Klein and MyTheresa unveil the ‘Re-issue project’ featuring Lottie Moss

(Relaxnews) – Online luxury retailer MyTheresa is launching a capsule collection of classic Calvin Klein Jeans pieces with the US brand, fronted by Kate Moss’s half-sister, emerging star Lottie Moss. “The capsule is all about a nostalgia for the 90s and that whole look feeling very right again,” explained Calvin Klein’s Kevin Carrigan, global creative […]

15.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Commercial break: Hallmark, Apple and Wendy’s

Commercial break: Hallmark, Apple and Wendy’s

(Relaxnews) – Hallmark signs up puppies to deliver its mail, Apple employees celebrate Pride, and Boyz II Men get emotional about a Pretzel burger. Here is our round-up of the most interesting ad campaign videos this week. Is this the cutest puppy video on earth? Hallmark Cards is giving customers in Australia the chance to […]

During times of stress, limiting fat intake may prevent weight gain: study

During times of stress, limiting fat intake may prevent weight gain: study

(Relaxnews) – New research disputes popular belief that stress speeds up the metabolism, suggesting that bumps in the road are when it’s most important to stick to a healthy diet that’s low in fat. Researchers at Ohio State University served a 930-calorie meal containing over 60 grams of fat to an all-female group of participants, […]

15.07.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Interest in Germany builds with World Cup victory

Interest in Germany builds with World Cup victory

(Relaxnews) – Germany may not be top of mind for European-destined travelers, but with images of jubilant Germans celebrating their World Cup victory and giving their soccer team a hero’s welcome in Berlin Tuesday, there’s perhaps no better time to cast a closer look at the country as a travel destination. Not only is the […]

15.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Your friends may be your fourth cousins: US study

Your friends may be your fourth cousins: US study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – People tend to choose friends that are genetically similar to themselves, so much so that a person’s social circle could be made up of their fourth cousins, scientists said Monday. The research is based on the Framingham Heart Study in the northeastern US state of Massachusetts, which contains both extensive genetic detail — […]

15.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Zsa Zsa refutes reported wedding plans

Zsa Zsa refutes reported wedding plans

Zsa Zsa Padilla has denied reports about her alleged impending marriage to architect Conrad Onglao. “That’s not true,” said the singer-actress. Explaining the news item about them supposedly flying to the US in the coming months purportedly to tie the knot, she stammered, “It’s just a…the story lang kasi is, siyempre, parang may edad na […]

15.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino admin vows to step up service delivery efforts

Aquino admin vows to step up service delivery efforts

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Aquino administration has vowed to step up its delivery of essential services to Filipinos and institutional reforms. Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma bared this initiative after a recent survey conducted by the Pulse Asia indicated a decline in President Benigno S. Aquino’s national ratings in the second quarter […]

15.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·