Will Ferrell to star in and produce film adaptation of ‘Manimal’

Will Ferrell to star in and produce film adaptation of ‘Manimal’

(Relaxnews) – The TV series, which was canceled after one season in 1983, will be adapted for the silver screen. Just like Bruce Wayne, Dr. Jonathan Chase is a rich lady’s man with a secret: he can change into any animal he wants (he prefers black panthers and hawks). Two years ago, Sony bought the […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama strengthens gay, transgender workplace rights

Obama strengthens gay, transgender workplace rights

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday outlawing federal employment discrimination based on gender identity and strengthening other LGBT protections. Supporters of expanded anti-bias protections for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities have sought legal action for years, but in the absence of legislative moves by Congress, […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino, Ka Eduardo Manalo unveil marker for Ciudad de Victoria

Aquino, Ka Eduardo Manalo unveil marker for Ciudad de Victoria

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III and Iglesia Ni Cristo Executive Minister Bro. Eduardo Manalo on Monday unveiled the marker of Ciudad De Victoria, home of the Philippine Arena, the world’s largest indoor arena. Among the government officials spotted accompanying Aquino were Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. The ceremony […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Iza works with ex-boyfriend in new soap

Iza works with ex-boyfriend in new soap

Actress Iza Calzado has been working on the set of the upcoming soap “Hawak Kamay” with her former boyfriend, an actor who recently made a showbiz comeback. Both Calzado and Victor Neri are part of the cast of “Hawak Kamay”, which stars Piolo Pascual. In a press conference for the show, the two gamely answered […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
VP Binay links plunder complaint to 2016 presidential elections

VP Binay links plunder complaint to 2016 presidential elections

MANILA, July 23 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday said the plunder complaint filed against him has no factual basis and linked to the 2016 presidential elections where he is seen as the frontrunner based on the recent surveys. Binay said the complainants are all local political opponents of the Binays in Makati […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
More than 40 feared dead in Taiwan plane crash: officials

More than 40 feared dead in Taiwan plane crash: officials

By Amber WANG TAIPEI, July 23, 2014 (AFP) – More than 40 people were feared dead in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing. Taiwan’s transport minister said 10 bodies had so far been recovered from […]

23.07.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
CGames: Commonwealth Games daily schedule

CGames: Commonwealth Games daily schedule

(GLASGOW-AFP) – Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games schedule for Wednesday, July 23 and Thursday, July 24 (times in GMT): Wednesday, July 23 – Opening ceremony at Celtic Park 1900GMT Thursday, July 24 (19 medals) Swimming Heats 0930-1130 Semi-finals, finals 1800-2000 Badminton Preliminaries 0800-1130, 1300-1630, 1800-2130 Cycling Track qualification, semi-finals 1000-1245 Track qualification, finals 1500-1745 Gymnastics Rhythmic […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Design destination: London

Design destination: London

(Relaxnews) – You might not think of London as a summer destination but the city empties out in August, leaving plenty of space to browse its street markets, check out its galleries and unwind on its roof terraces. The ever-evolving UK capital has plenty to keep design-lovers busy over the course of a long weekend. […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Xiaomi announces new $13 wearable tracker

Xiaomi announces new $13 wearable tracker

(Relaxnews) – One of two important produ cts recently unveiled by the brand, the Mi Band goes beyond the call of duty for the typical fitness tracker. In addition to tracking health metrics that include exercise and sleep, it acts as a security device for Xiaomi‘s recently announced MI 4 smartphone. Holding the device in the […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Škoda unveils winners’ trophies for the Tour de France

Škoda unveils winners’ trophies for the Tour de France

(Relaxnews) – The winners’ trophies for the Tour de France have been unveiled before they are awarded in Paris later this month. Created by Škoda Design Studios in the Czech Republic, the striking trophies have been fabricated using Lasvit clear crystal glass, as was the case in 2013. Skoda designer Peter Olah was inspired by the “passion […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Sports & Recreation ·
Olivia Palermo teams with Aquazzura for capsule collection

Olivia Palermo teams with Aquazzura for capsule collection

(Relaxnews) – She is already admired worldwide for her style sense. Now, thanks to a tie-up with the Italian footwear brand Aquazzura, Olivia Palermo will present her own designs for the first time. It was only a matter of time before the fashion industry invited Olivia Palermo, the socialite and it-girl known for her impeccable […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Blake Lively’s lifestyle website and store goes live

Blake Lively’s lifestyle website and store goes live

(Relaxnews) – Hollywood actress Blake Lively has launched her foray into the world of lifestyle blogging and curating with her website “Preserve.” “Part magazine, part e-commerce hub, part philanthropic endeavor,” Preserve features a selection of American crafts and artisanal products, ranging from jewelry and candles to sauces and preserves. “Everyone has a story to tell,” writes […]

A high-fat diet could inhibit sense of smell: study

A high-fat diet could inhibit sense of smell: study

(Relaxnews) – Researchers from the neuroscience department at Florida State University conducted an experiment on mice which, for the first time, made a scientific association between a bad diet and a reduced sense of smell. In a quasi-Pavlovian technique, researchers taught mice to associate a particular aroma with a reward, in this case, water, while […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Shanghai co. to build 19 IMAX cinemas across China

Shanghai co. to build 19 IMAX cinemas across China

(Relaxnews) – The Shanghai Film Corp breaks into the world’s top five IMAX partners after commissioning 19 more cinemas able to host the super large-screen format. The deal means that SFC will up its total count of IMAX sites from 3 to 22, with “a significant number” set to complete by the end of 2015, […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film ·
Facts and figures on child migrants heading to US

Facts and figures on child migrants heading to US

By Ivan Couronne WASHINGTON (AFP) – The arrival of huge numbers of unaccompanied Central American children at the southern US border has overwhelmed authorities in the United States lacking the financial and legal means to curb the illegal influx. President Barack Obama has insisted new arrivals will be sent home, but it remains unclear how […]

22.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
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 […]