Geologists warn of mega quake for north Chile

Geologists warn of mega quake for north Chile

PARIS  (AFP) – North Chile is at risk of a mega earthquake after a tremor in April released only some of the tension building along a high-risk fault zone since 1877, researchers said Wednesday. Two studies published in the journal Nature said the 8.1-8.2 magnitude quake that shook the city of Iquique, killing six people […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
God is the guardian of undocumented children

God is the guardian of undocumented children

By Andrea Acosta El Pregonero (Translated by Elena Shore) SILVER SPRING, Md.,   – While children cross the border alone, their parents in the United States are going through intense anxiety – and the only thing they can do is pray to God to protect their kids along the journey. Each successful trip is God’s […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
12 REASONS TO CALL ME

12 REASONS TO CALL ME

My number is below. Your first step in overcoming debt problems is recognizing you have a problem! If worries about your credit card bills or a pending foreclosure are keeping you awake at night, you probably already know you’re in over your head. Just cruising along, juggling credit cards, taking from one to pay the […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
R2-D2-like robot butler rolls out at Cupertino hotel

R2-D2-like robot butler rolls out at Cupertino hotel

(Relaxnews) – Not far from Apple’s corporate campus, a major hotel brand has hired what it calls the industry’s first robotic butler, described as Wall-E, Rosie and R2-D2 all rolled into one. Aloft Hotels, part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts group, will on August 20 be introducing its latest hire, A.L.O., a roving cyber […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
The feature that next-generation planes may go without

The feature that next-generation planes may go without

(Relaxnews) – Windowless airplanes appear to be the future of travel, with yet another design firm removing the cumbersome portals in its renderings of the next-generation jet. In its drawings for the IXION airplane, Technicon Design France, based near Paris, imagines a jet that would be free of individual windows, a move that would reduce […]

Michael Jackson aims to be King of Twitter with video

Michael Jackson aims to be King of Twitter with video

(NEW YORK, United States-AFP) – Five years after his death, Michael Jackson is back with a new video that breaks new ground by premiering on Twitter. The late King of Pop — who pioneered music videos in the 1980s with the advent of MTV — had written the song “A Place With No Name” with […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Cast of ‘Love Boat’ to help Princess Cruises fete 50th birthday

Cast of ‘Love Boat’ to help Princess Cruises fete 50th birthday

(Relaxnews) – To help fete Princess Cruises’ 50th anniversary next year, the company has tapped the cast of the iconic 1980s TV series “Love Boat” to serve as its global ambassadors. It was the show that popularized the notion of cruising with its weekly plots of romantic escapades and amusing little adventures and misadventures aboard […]

‘The Interview’ with Seth Rogen and James Franco edited to satisfy North Korea

‘The Interview’ with Seth Rogen and James Franco edited to satisfy North Korea

(Relaxnews) – Sony ultimately caved to threats from the North Korean government and returned to the editing room with its upcoming comedy, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, “The Interview” stars James Franco and Rogen as an American talk show host and his producer. The two men wind up […]

16.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Ferrari sells for record $38 mln

Ferrari sells for record $38 mln

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, said to be one of only a handful, was snapped up for $38. 1 million in California, becoming the most expensive car ever sold at auction. The previous record was held by a 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R Formula 1 model bought in Britain last year for […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Sandara misses doing Filipino films

Sandara misses doing Filipino films

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– Korean pop star Sandara Park, who rose to fame in 2004 when she joined the ABS-CBN talent search “Star Circle Quest,” admitted she misses doing Filipino movies. Although she is now as part of the K-Pop group 2NE1, Park admitted that she usually finds herself reminiscing about her films for Star Cinema. […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars ·
Youth Olympics: Thousands gather for Nanjing Games

Youth Olympics: Thousands gather for Nanjing Games

(BEIJING-AFP) – Thousands of young athletes will converge in China’s Nanjing this week for the second Youth Olympics, with many hoping to build towards a place at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. More than 3,700 competitors aged 15 to 18 are expected to participate in the tournament, which will start with a […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Powers Rangers to morph into theaters in 2016

Powers Rangers to morph into theaters in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Announced in May, the new film adaptation of the famous 1990s TV series now has a release date: July 22, 2016. Produced by Lionsgate and Saban, the feature is scripted by Robert Orci (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″) and by “X-Men: First Class” screenwriters Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller. It will explore the origin […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Robin Williams blazed animation trail with ‘Aladdin’

Robin Williams blazed animation trail with ‘Aladdin’

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Robin Williams may be best remembered for the legion of fast-talking comedic roles which lit up both television and movies during his glittering show-business career. Less well-known is the fact that the 63-year-old, who died from an apparent suicide on Monday, almost single-handedly began the trend of stars lending their voices to animated […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Summerizing your home: outdoor decor

Summerizing your home: outdoor decor

(Relaxnews) – It might already be August, but you can stretch out summer for as long as possible with just a few quick updates and key pieces. Today we’re looking at outdoor accessories. Pipe Dream, Garden Glory €110 This chic pink hose is 20 meters long and features a knitting-reinforcement around the inner tube for […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Lancôme launching La Vie Est Belle flanker, L’Absolu de Parfum

Lancôme launching La Vie Est Belle flanker, L’Absolu de Parfum

(Relaxnews) – Following the success of the original Eau de Parfum and subsequent variations, Lancôme is introducing the most intense and luxurious version of the fragrance yet: La Vie Est Belle L’Absolu de Parfum. La Vie Est Belle was the best-selling fragrance in France in 2013, so it’s no surprise that Lancôme is expanding the […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Beijing chides US for urging claimants to ‘freeze’ actions on South China Sea

Beijing chides US for urging claimants to ‘freeze’ actions on South China Sea

BEIJING  (AFP) – Beijing accused the US of deliberately stoking tensions in the South China Sea as it rejected Washington’s proposal for a freeze on provocative actions in the region, the foreign ministry said Monday. The remarks by Foreign Minister Wang Yi came at an ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) overshadowed by disputes over the strategically […]

13.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
British Airways launches animal channel to de-stress passengers

British Airways launches animal channel to de-stress passengers

(Relaxnews) – British Airways has exhausted every last cat and dog pun to launch its latest in-flight entertainment program, which will use man’s best friends in the aim of getting passengers to “paws and relax.” That’s the name of the airline’s latest in-flight channel, which will become available on long-haul flights beginning in September. “Paws […]

How to stay healthy without eliminating tasty fare? Focus on proportions

How to stay healthy without eliminating tasty fare? Focus on proportions

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at Vanderbilt University in the US have discovered what they call a “taste-health balance point” in a series of experiments, suggesting that suppressing devilish cravings for delicious but unhealthy foods will only ever be temporary. Instead, they say, those who strive for healthy living will have more luck adhering to a nutritional […]

13.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Lucky Magazine joining with e-commerce site BeachMint

Lucky Magazine joining with e-commerce site BeachMint

(Relaxnews) – Condé Nast has announced the creation of The Lucky Group, a new joint venture that combines Lucky Magazine with the BeachMint e-commerce platform in a move that adds to an emerging trend for web experiences that combine content with shopping. Set to launch in early 2015, The Lucky Group will feature Lucky’s tone of […]

RugbyU: London to host European rugby finals

RugbyU: London to host European rugby finals

(LONDON-AFP) – The finals of European rugby’s two new club competitions will both be staged in London, organisers announced Tuesday. The final of the 2014/15 European Rugby Champions Cup, the successor to the European Cup, will take place at Twickenham Stadium on May 2, with the second-tier European Rugby Challenge Cup taking place 24 hours […]

13.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·