Mercedes-Benz cars arc through the sky at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Mercedes-Benz cars arc through the sky at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

(Relaxnews) – A 160-tonne steel sculpture depicting two classic Mercedes racing cars soaring through the sky made an appearance last week at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. The brainchild of artist Gerry Judah, the structure soared in an arc 26 meters over Goodwood House. The London-based creative was commissioned to produce the […]

‘E.T.’ return for online age in ‘Earth to Echo’

‘E.T.’ return for online age in ‘Earth to Echo’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The similarities between “Earth to Echo” and “E.T.” are more than striking. But reviews are mixed on whether it is an inspired updating of the Spielberg classic, or a cheap knockoff. The family fun movie, out in time for America’s 4th of July holiday weekend, recounts a group of children’s adventures when […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Silver lining: ‘Red Queen’ reveals book cover

Silver lining: ‘Red Queen’ reveals book cover

(Relaxnews) – The first entry in Victoria Aveyard’s upcoming young adult trilogy wears its colors on its sleeve: silver for the book’s elite rulers, red for the revolutionary rabble. Viewed from one angle, it’s a twist on the “X-Men” narrative — that super powered mutants are viewed as dangerous outcasts — except in Aveyard’s fiction, […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment ·
Fans remake ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ trailer in real life

Fans remake ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ trailer in real life

(Relaxnews) – Spanish production team Zapruder Pictures has faithfully recreated the “GTA V” trailer using Madrid as backdrop. The debut trailer for “Grand Theft Auto V” racked up 31 million views following its release 12 months ago and set expectations for the September 2013 title, helping make it the fastest-selling video game of all time. […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Floating hotel to open in Bahrain

Floating hotel to open in Bahrain

(Relaxnews) – A luxury floating hotel is set to open in Bahrain this fall and is being seen as a potential test run in advance of the Qatar World Cup in 2022. With scarce land mass, floating hotels have been lobbied about as the best viable solution to accommodating tens of thousands of soccer fans […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Johnny Depp gangster pic ‘Black Mass’ given 2015 date

Johnny Depp gangster pic ‘Black Mass’ given 2015 date

(Relaxnews) – The Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch and Joel Edgerton film about notorious US gang boss Whitey Bulger is now set for a September 18 release in 2015. “Black Mass,” directed by longtime Depp collaborator Scott Cooper, has the “Pirates of the Carribean” actor in the lead role as Boston’s Bulger, with Cumberbatch as his […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tom Rodriguez: ‘I’m where I’m supposed to be’

Tom Rodriguez: ‘I’m where I’m supposed to be’

TOM Rodriguez believes that destiny has a funny way of making things work and guiding individuals to their right path. In a recent interview with the Kapuso actor, Rodriguez shared that four years ago, he never envisioned himself joining show business and earning a living through acting. The 26-year-old actor thought that it was just […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Palace eyes last 2 years to lay foundations for growth, improved governance

Palace eyes last 2 years to lay foundations for growth, improved governance

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Expect the Aquino administration to spend its last two years laying the foundations for “equitable” growth and a higher standard of governance, Malacañang said Saturday. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said on government-run dzRB radio this is part of the administration’s belief of inclusive growth for all. “We would like to make sure […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama to act on immigration ‘alone’

Obama to act on immigration ‘alone’

By Stephen Collinson WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obama ignited a new power showdown with Republicans Monday, vowing to fix America’s broken immigration system alone after Congress refused to vote on his top remaining domestic priority this year. Obama rebuked Republican leaders who will not pass a “darn bill” because they fear conservative activists who […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
July 4th nationwide rallies set to call on Obama to grant TPS for PHL

July 4th nationwide rallies set to call on Obama to grant TPS for PHL

Washington, D.C. Filipino American leaders are calling on Filipino American communities across the country to stage “picnic rallies” on July 4, which is commemorated by both countries as “Filipino-American Friendship Day.” On this day, Filipinos and Filipino Americans in several U.S. cities, Saipan and Guam will gather for their traditional July 4th picnics. But in addition to their […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: 4th of July, Happenings, Holidays ·
World Cup fan of the day: French Can-can

World Cup fan of the day: French Can-can

(Relaxnews) – Because soccer isn’t always just about manliness, these young French women came out to cheer on their team with a sexy cliché: the ruffled skirts and fishnet stockings of the Moulin Rouge. They brought a little lighthearted fun to the stands at the Mané Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the round of […]

01.07.2014 · Filled under: Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·
Henry Cavill dons Clark Kent duds for Twitter

Henry Cavill dons Clark Kent duds for Twitter

(Relaxnews) – British actor Henry Cavill gave fans a glimpse of his upcoming “Batman v Superman” alter ego, Clark Kent, in an image posted to Twitter on June 30. Sporting a subdued combo of brown trenchcoat, dark shirt and leather shoes, with grey tie and trousers, Cavill stood next to a set chair labeled “Clark,” holding up […]

01.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
World’s largest underwater theme park to open in Dubai

World’s largest underwater theme park to open in Dubai

(Relaxnews) – Plans are moving forward to build the largest underwater tourism attraction in the world in Dubai: the theme park is set to include scuba diving and snorkeling in a space modeled after the mythical Lost City of Atlantis. To be developed by the same outfit that has designed sets for blockbuster movies like […]

01.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Ramadan: 5 tips for staying healthy while fasting

Ramadan: 5 tips for staying healthy while fasting

(Relaxnews) – During Ramadan, practicing Muslims change their eating habits dramatically. Questioned by Relaxnews, nutritionist Charlotte Debeugny provided her recommendations to religious fasters looking to make the most out of this festive time of year. Pack in fiber and protein at Suhoor Suhoor and Iftar, the two daily meals during Ramadan, are taken before dawn […]

01.07.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Twitter record smashed by Brazil v Chile World Cup match

Twitter record smashed by Brazil v Chile World Cup match

(PARIS-AFP) – A total of 16.4 million tweets were sent during Saturday’s World Cup game between Brazil and Chile, breaking the record for the number of tweets a minute commenting about a match on the social network. The game saw the World Cup hosts go through to the quarter finals after a nail-biting encounter that […]

The World Cup final, coming to a cinema near you in ultra-high definition

The World Cup final, coming to a cinema near you in ultra-high definition

(Relaxnews) – In what is both a sporting and a technological world-first, Sony will be screening two matches live from Brazil for football-supporting cinema-goers in the UK. The company has chosen the Vue multiplex in Westfield, London, for the screenings, which will be beamed live via satellite direct from the iconic Estadio Jornalista Mario Filho […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Footballers also fashion icons off World Cup pitch

Footballers also fashion icons off World Cup pitch

(RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP) – With thousands of cameras capturing their every move for billions of fans, footballers know the World Cup isn’t just about sport — it’s about tattoos, hairstyles, clothes and the big business of setting trends. They arrive at airports, training sessions, press conferences and matches with carefully crafted looks, conscious that a […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
London’s Tower Bridge celebrates 120th anniversary

London’s Tower Bridge celebrates 120th anniversary

(Relaxnews) – To mark its 120th birthday on Monday, London’s iconic Tower Bridge has been festooned with blue and white balloons and ticket prices have been dropped to £1.20 — or 120 pence. The special edition commemorative tickets are replicates of the original invite to the opening ceremony in 1894 — and at £1.20 (about […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Neanderthal poo shows cavemen ate their veggies

Neanderthal poo shows cavemen ate their veggies

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The oldest known Neanderthal poo, uncovered in Spain, shows that cavemen ate not only meat but vegetables too, according to a study published on Wednesday. The discovery was made at the archeological site of El Salt, where researchers have found signs that Neanderthals lived some 45,000-60,000 years ago. The study in the journal […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Scientists find inexpensive recipe for calorie-free sweetener

Scientists find inexpensive recipe for calorie-free sweetener

(Relaxnews) – Scientists have managed to circumvent the once-complicated production process for the sweetener erythritol, replacing rare yeasts and highly concentrated molasses for straw and fungi to create the exact same product on the cheap. Having earned enthusiastic reviews from consumers and few doubts from health experts, erythritol is increasingly sought after in Europe and […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·