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 ·
La belle France keeps its title as top global tourist destination

La belle France keeps its title as top global tourist destination

(PARIS-AFP) – France welcomed 84.7 million foreign tourists in 2013 making it once again the most-visited country in the world, according to a study published Monday. The figure topped the 2012 number by two percent, and meant that when it comes to attracting foreign visitors, France easily beats the United States and Spain who had […]

13.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Robin Williams leaves behind four upcoming features

Robin Williams leaves behind four upcoming features

(Relaxnews) – The actor’s death will be mourned by all of Hollywood and by generations of fans. It’s a small consolation, but it’s something: Robin Williams left behind a few productions that have not yet hit theaters. Williams was recently seen alongside Annette Bening and Ed Harris in “The Face of Love,” which had a […]

13.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Microsoft launches a celebrity-tracking app for the iPhone

Microsoft launches a celebrity-tracking app for the iPhone

(Relaxnews) – Snipp3t automatically follows the lives of those in the public eye, collecting and aggregating news about them and pushing it to your smartphone. All you have to do is choose who you want to follow. Using the free app is pretty simple. It includes profiles for over 100,000 “celebrities” by which Microsoft means […]

Lady Gaga unveils new Steven Klein artwork for Eau de Gaga

Lady Gaga unveils new Steven Klein artwork for Eau de Gaga

(Relaxnews) – With her new Eau de Gaga scent coming later this season, the singer has unveiled glamorous artwork on her social media channels. Gaga took to her Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts to show off another sneak peak at her second fragrance, Eau de Gaga. The big news is that the singer managed to bag legendary fashion photographer Steven Klein for […]

13.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Rio de Janeiro to host World Congress of Architects 2020

Rio de Janeiro to host World Congress of Architects 2020

(Relaxnews) – Rio de Janeiro is on a roll: currently enjoying a moment in the spotlight following this summer’s FIFA World Cup and before the upcoming 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the city has now been chosen to host the World Congress of Architects UIA 2020. The Brazilian metropolis, led by the Instituto de Arquitetos do […]

13.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
RNs to strike August 14 at three Bay Area hospitals

RNs to strike August 14 at three Bay Area hospitals

Safe Staffing, patient care key concerns at Napa’s Queen of the Valley, Sutter Tracy, and Watsonville Community Registered nurses at three Bay Area hospitals, Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, Sutter Tracy Community Hospital, and Watsonville Community Hospital will strike on Thursday, August 14 citing common concerns about safe staffing and other patient care needs. […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Unique 1930s Mercedes-Benz 540K Streamliner to make its global debut at Pebble Beach

Unique 1930s Mercedes-Benz 540K Streamliner to make its global debut at Pebble Beach

(Relaxnews) – A GT car that predates the concept of the grand tourer, the 540 K Streamliner was automotive light-years ahead of its time. Today sports car and super car companies spend much of their time espousing the benefits of using aluminum as a way of making their latest cars both strong and lightweight and […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Synthetic protein offers new hope for male infertility

Synthetic protein offers new hope for male infertility

(Relaxnews) – A research team from Queen’s University in Canada, led by Richard Oko, has indentified a method of inducing fertilization using a synthetic version of the protein PAWP found in sperm cells. Their findings could circumvent the problem for men whose sperm is unable to initiate the fertilization process. “PAWP is able to induce […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
New ‘Lord of the Rings’ tour launches for book’s 60th annivesary

New ‘Lord of the Rings’ tour launches for book’s 60th annivesary

(Relaxnews) – Hardcore fans of “The Lord of the Rings” are being courted in a new luxury travel package developed to mark the trilogy’s 60th anniversary and the upcoming release of the final cinematic installment of “The Hobbit.” It’s called “The Ultimate Lord of the Rings Tour,” an 11-day trip that’s meant to indulge every […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film ·
Matteo refutes tiff with Sarah

Matteo refutes tiff with Sarah

Actor Matteo Guidicelli laughed off talks that he and girlfriend Sarah Geronimo had a recent falling out. Apparently, rumors started to swirl when Sarah did not show up to cheer the celebrity athlete during a triathlon competition in Cebu last Sunday. “Wala naman,” Matteo said. Matteo refused to give in to prodding, standing firm on […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
POEA orders recruiters to submit updates on OFWs in Ebola-hit countries

POEA orders recruiters to submit updates on OFWs in Ebola-hit countries

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Recruitment agencies that deployed land-based overseas Filipino workers to countries affected by the Ebola virus to submit regular updates on the OFWs’ status. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said this covers recruiters that sent OFWs to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. “Using (an) OFW Monitoring Form, all recruitment agencies which have deployed […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino admin satisfaction rating all-time low

Aquino admin satisfaction rating all-time low

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The satisfaction rating of President Benigno Aquino III’s administration was at its all-time low in June 2014, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed. The survey conducted from June 27 to 30 this year, among 1,200 respondents, showed a 16-percentage drop, from +45 in March 2014 to only +29 in June […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Would you send your dog’s ashes into space?

Would you send your dog’s ashes into space?

(Relaxnews) – The cremated remains of your pet can now be sent to the moon on a special “Memorial Spaceflight,” thanks to a new initiative from Celestis Pets. The company is launching a service this fall that will allow cremated remains or DNA to be placed in individual capsules on board a commercial launch vehicle, alongside […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Oscar-winner Robin Williams’ film and TV legacy

Oscar-winner Robin Williams’ film and TV legacy

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning US actor and comedian known worldwide for roles that ranged from a cross-dressing dad in “Mrs. Doubtfire” to a New England prep-school teacher in “Dead Poets Society,” was found dead Monday at age 63. Williams came to fame on the small screen but quickly worked his way into […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Use your goldfish’s waste to grow tomatoes with the EcoFarm

Use your goldfish’s waste to grow tomatoes with the EcoFarm

(Relaxnews) – As urban farming becomes increasingly popular, a new fish-tank-cum-herb-garden could be the next big thing in home-grown produce. EcoFarm is a fish tank that uses the aquaponics technique to use waste as a natural fertilizer to grow plants. Essentially a fish tank topped with an herb garden, the design features a tube that extracts […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden ·
Robin Williams tributes

Robin Williams tributes

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Tributes to Robin Williams after the actor’s death from suspected suicide on Monday: “Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. “He made us laugh. He made us cry. He […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sisley unveils Black Rose Precious Face Oil

Sisley unveils Black Rose Precious Face Oil

(Relaxnews) – Following the success of its Black Rose Cream Mask, the French skincare brand has placed the same flower at the heart of its latest product, an anti-aging face oil. For those looking for the ideal lightweight, moisturizing and nourishing anti-aging treatment, the search could soon come to an end. In September, three years […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·