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 ·
New research says it is possible to push through the pain, and beat it

New research says it is possible to push through the pain, and beat it

(Relaxnews) – Shedding light on athletes’ ability to work through pain, researchers at the University of Luxembourg conducted an experiment in which they conditioned subjects to numb-out their pain sensations. The study was based on Pavlov’s legendary experiment in which he conditioned a dog to produce saliva at the ringing of a bell, which he […]

14.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
That rotten egg smell could lead to a raft of healthcare therapies: study

That rotten egg smell could lead to a raft of healthcare therapies: study

(Relaxnews) – The pungent odor of rotten eggs and human flatulence is a compound called hydrogen sulfide, and researchers at the University of Exeter say it could hold the key to treating diabetes, stroke, heart attack and dementia. “Although hydrogen sulfide is well known as a pungent, foul-smelling gas in rotten eggs and flatulence,” says […]

14.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Restaurant Week: enjoy New York’s finest meals starting at $25

Restaurant Week: enjoy New York’s finest meals starting at $25

(Relaxnews) – This year, Restaurant Week is returning to New York from July 21 through August 15 for its summer edition. Over 300 renowned eateries will offer affordable fixed price menus throughout the event, much to the delight of cost-conscious foodies. Three-course meals (appetizer, main course and dessert) will be available for $25 at lunch […]

14.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
A day on the track: how to pick your car

A day on the track: how to pick your car

(Relaxnews) – Once racing a car gets under your skin and it’s time to go from an occasional leisure activity to your number one pastime, it’s also worth considering looking at a set of wheels that’s been built specially for the job. But with so many choices on the market at so many price points, […]

14.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Neymar, James Rodriguez remain atop Starcount’s global social media chart

Neymar, James Rodriguez remain atop Starcount’s global social media chart

(Relaxnews) – In a final burst of World Cup fever across social networks, Colombian player and Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez remained high atop the Starcount global social media chart for the week of July 7-13, while Brazilian star player Neymar continued to dominate the chart. James Rodriguez had been widely expected to win the […]

Versace reveals Yellow Diamond Intense fragrance

Versace reveals Yellow Diamond Intense fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Donatella Versace has revealed a new women’s fragrance inspired by the light of yellow diamonds. The new floral frag is an eau de parfum flanker for the Yellow Diamond scent, which first appeared in 2011. Mixed by Alberto Morillas of Firmenich (famously one of the noses behind CK One), the fragrance is an intense […]

14.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Climate change may cause more kidney stones: study

Climate change may cause more kidney stones: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – A warming planet is likely to bring more hot days, more sweaty people and more dehydration — a key risk factor for a surge in kidney stones, researchers said Thursday. Already, the study in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found a link between hot days and kidney stones in 60,000 patients whose medical […]

14.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·