Philippine sect opens ‘world’s largest indoor arena’

Philippine sect opens ‘world’s largest indoor arena’

(MANILA-AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino presided over the opening on Monday of what is billed as the world’s largest indoor stadium, erected by a politically-influential religious sect. The $175-million Philippine Arena, which can seat 55,000 people, was hailed as a showcase that will serve as a major venue for concerts and sports events as […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Philippine News ·
Supper club salvages foods destined for the dump

Supper club salvages foods destined for the dump

(Relaxnews) – In line with the growing movement to reduce waste and rethink the value of food worldwide, a supper club in Brooklyn is hosting monthly dinners created from old, ugly, overripe fruits and vegetables that would have otherwise been destined for the dumpster. The Salvage Supperclub is the latest dining experience created to underscore […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Environment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Cookie dough butters and smoked pickles to trend this year

Cookie dough butters and smoked pickles to trend this year

(Relaxnews) – Spreadable cookie dough for toast, bourbon-spiked pickles and smoked chocolate chips are a few of the foods predicted to trend in the premium food world following a gourmet summer food fair. Food experts and trendspotters from publications and sites like TheKitchn, Food & Wine magazine, and Better Homes & Gardens rounded up five […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Lanvin campaign with Edie Campbell a family affair

Lanvin campaign with Edie Campbell a family affair

(Relaxnews) – Even when you’re a successful supermodel, it’s not every day you get to pose with your extended family for the campaign of a major luxury brand. But that’s exactly what Lanvin invited Edie Campbell to do. Of course, it’s worth mentioning that the young British model’s family is a particularly interesting one. Between […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, Online, Photos, Videos ·
Demi Lovato the new face of Skechers

Demi Lovato the new face of Skechers

(Relaxnews) – The US sneaker brand has signed up pop singer Demi Lovato for a mix of print, web and TV commercials for its women’s line through Fall 2016. “My generation grew up with Skechers,” said Lovato, explaining the appeal of the campaign for her. The 21-year-old New Mexico born singer of “Give Your Heart a […]

Shakira leads a soccer-dominated social media top 10: Starcount

Shakira leads a soccer-dominated social media top 10: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Soccer players are enjoying the residual effects of the recent World Cup, with several players showing up on Starcount’s global social media chart for the week of July 14-20. The list is topped by Shakira, who scored a huge win on Facebook last week. Shakira announced to her fans on Friday that she […]

Wedding belles: a century of bridal fashion goes on show in Manchester

Wedding belles: a century of bridal fashion goes on show in Manchester

(Relaxnews) – It’s one of the most important elements of any bride’s big day: the fantasy wedding dress. Now the changing face of the most romantic garment of them all is the focus of a UK design exhibition this summer. “Something Blue” explores British bridal fashions over the past hundred years from 1914-2014. Featuring 18 […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Makeup: waterproof essentials for summer

Makeup: waterproof essentials for summer

(Relaxnews) – For many of us, summer means spending more time at the pool, beach or lake. And to withstand all of that water, summer makeup needs to be particularly effective. For those planning a seaside vacation or a day by the water, here’s a rundown of some of the waterproof essentials to pack in […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
Beyoncé unveils first look at ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Beyoncé unveils first look at ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

(Relaxnews) – On Instagram, the pop star posted the first teaser for the adaptation of the best-selling novel. While the trailer for “Fifty Shades of Grey” is slated for release on Thursday, July 24, Beyoncé decided to kick off the promotional campaign a few days earlier. These first 16 seconds of footage don’t reveal much, […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
Prince George, ‘style icon’, to celebrate first birthday

Prince George, ‘style icon’, to celebrate first birthday

(LONDON-AFP) – Britain’s Prince George celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday, capping a year in which the globetrotting infant became the trend-setting face of the modern royal family. The young prince will mark the occasion with a low-key party at the family home at Kensington Palace, in keeping with the wishes of his parents William […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Forget fitness: If London’s calling, you’d best move to answer

Forget fitness: If London’s calling, you’d best move to answer

(Relaxnews) – Everyone knows walking is great exercise, but finding a walk you enjoy is key. We’re hopping from city to city, finding walks so memorable you’ll forget you did this to get fit. Our first stop is London, where we’ve got royal plans to keep you in step with more than just Big Ben. […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
MAFFAA’s Noli Me Tangere, The Opera at the Kennedy Center on August 8-9

MAFFAA’s Noli Me Tangere, The Opera at the Kennedy Center on August 8-9

By Angelita  Felixberto Washington D.C. : For the first time, Jose Rizal’s famous novel “Noli Me Tangere” will be staged at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. as an OPERA on 8-9 August 2014. The opera will be presented at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, by the Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Asian Artists (MAFFAA) in coooperation with its […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Happenings ·
Three new boards to catch totally different waves this summer

Three new boards to catch totally different waves this summer

(Relaxnews) – Surfers are carving new turns and old tricks on a new wave of boards that reflect the sport’s eco-friendly culture and even give wobbly newbies a chance to experience the thrill with reduced chance of wipe-outs. For those who thought it wasn’t possible to hang ten or even catch a wave, Spain-based Aquillahas developed […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online, Photos, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Chill out – literally and figuratively – with hemp ice cream

Chill out – literally and figuratively – with hemp ice cream

(Relaxnews) – From hemp-laced ice cream to champagne popsicles spiked with an eye-popping 37 percent alcohol, this summer frozen treats are going R-Rated. In a roundup of artisanal and craft ice creams, research firm Euromonitor has highlighted a few innovative, adults-only treats that are poised to shake up the market. In the same vein as […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
‘Take your clothes off, be like me!’ says wise-cracking robot

‘Take your clothes off, be like me!’ says wise-cracking robot

(TOKYO-AFP) – A wise-cracking humanoid robot called Pepper whose makers claim can read people’s emotions was unveiled in Tokyo last month. Mobile carrier Softbank, which created the robot, says Pepper can understand 70 to 80 percent of spontaneous conversations — although it also answers from a set number of pre-programmed responses. AFP caught up with […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Raquel Zimmermann poses for Paule Ka

Raquel Zimmermann poses for Paule Ka

(Relaxnews) – For the fall-winter 2014 season, the French ready-to-wear brand Paule Ka chose Raquel Zimmermann as the face of a retro-chic campaign. The Brazilian supermodel posed for the Swedish photographer Andreas Larsson, and the result is a black and white campaign that is all about elegance. Between oversize bows, a 1950s-style suit and impeccably […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Online, Photos, Videos ·
A golden phone pays homage to Gustav Klimt

A golden phone pays homage to Gustav Klimt

(Relaxnews) – After paying tribute to Piet Mondrian and Vincent Van Gogh, luxury phone manufacturer Mobiado has turned its attention to Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, a key representative of the Art Nouveau movement in Vienna. The brand’s new gold-plated smartphone is available now in a limited edition. The smartphone’s brass casing is plated in 24K […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Science & Technology ·
Dolce & Gabbana launches first cream eyeshadow with Scarlett Johansson

Dolce & Gabbana launches first cream eyeshadow with Scarlett Johansson

(Relaxnews) – The Italian brand chose to partner with the American actress once again to promote its first ever cream eyeshadow. Dolce & Gabbana, which has launched palettes of powder eyeshadows with two or four colors in the past, has introduced an entirely new product: a cream eye color available in single shades. The new […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Eyes reveal the difference between love and lust: study

Eyes reveal the difference between love and lust: study

(Relaxnews) – Does your date see you as a potential soul mate or an object of lust? Gaze patterns — more specifically where he or she looks — could help you find your answer, according to researchers at the University of Chicago. They say that glancing at the other person’s body could indicate sexual desire, […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Makers of Glow launch pregnancy app

Makers of Glow launch pregnancy app

(Relaxnews) – Glow, a data science company geared towards women’s reproductive health and education, this week launched its new app, Glow Nurture. The company’s first app, Glow, dedicated to fertility tracking and helping women conceive or avoid pregnancy, is said to have aided more than 20,000 users in just one year and was among the 2014 Webby […]

19.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·