Christine Love, first Fil-Am to sing Star Spangled Banner in Dodgers Filipino Heritage Night June 13

Christine Love, first Fil-Am to sing Star Spangled Banner in Dodgers Filipino Heritage Night June 13

The Los Angeles Dodgers is hosting its 5th Annual Filipino Heritage Night on Friday, June 13 at the 56,000-seater Dodger Stadium. This is to honor the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day (June 12). Christine Love, a two-time winner of an Aliw Award, will be singing the Star Spangled Banner on the said Filipino Heritage Night. Through […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
British comedian and actor Rik Mayall dead at 56

British comedian and actor Rik Mayall dead at 56

(LONDON-AFP) – British actor and Rik Mayall, who found fame in the cult series “The Young Ones”, died on Monday aged 56, his management company said. The star, whose portrayal of the puerile anarchist Rick in BBC’s “The Young Ones” endeared him to a generation of viewers in the 1980s, became one of Britain’s best-known […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars ·
US designer Vince Camuto readies latest scent, Amore

US designer Vince Camuto readies latest scent, Amore

(Relaxnews) – The American designer has unveiled a new, limited edition fragrance. Vince Camuto was inspired by “sensuality, femininity, affection and admiration,” according to the brand, for a new fragrance named Amore, designed to remind you of the feeling of first falling in love. “I wanted to create a scent women would fall in love with […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Jennifer Lopez pulls out of World Cup opening ceremony

Jennifer Lopez pulls out of World Cup opening ceremony

(Rio de Janeiro-AFP) – Pop superstar Jennifer Lopez has pulled out of the World Cup opening ceremony in Brazil, FIFA said Sunday, four days before the tournament kicks off. Lopez, who recorded the official World Cup song, “We Are One,” with rapper Pitbull and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, had been due to perform with them […]

Chanel presents summer makeup line in new video

Chanel presents summer makeup line in new video

(Relaxnews) – The French brand spotlights its new makeup collection in a new campaign video shot by the fashion photographer Solve Sundsbo. In March, Chanel revealed details on its latest summer makeup collection, Reflets d’Été (“summer reflections”). Today, the luxury brand has shared a first look at the campaign for the new line, featuring the […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
‘Mars, Venus’ author warns over sex in online world

‘Mars, Venus’ author warns over sex in online world

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – He claims to have saved hundreds of thousands of marriages. But John Gray, author of “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus,” is worried by where relationships are going — notably online. Free Internet porn is “like taking heroin,” while online cheating websites can also lead to sex addiction, Gray said. […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Health & Fitness ·
‘Edge of Tomorrow’ dominates worldwide box office

‘Edge of Tomorrow’ dominates worldwide box office

(Relaxnews) – The Tom Cruise-starring sci-fi film rose to the top of the worldwide box office over the weekend ending June 8, besting “Maleficent” and “The Fault in Our Stars,” according to Rentrak. Showing in 64 territories, “Edge of Tomorrow” grossed $111.1 million over the weekend. The sci-fi feature, in which Tom Cruise plays a […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New Piaget jewelry collection honors France’s first empress

New Piaget jewelry collection honors France’s first empress

(Relaxnews) – This week the Swiss brand presented a new high-end jewelry collection inspired directly by Joséphine de Beauharnais and her love of nature. The French empress was particularly fond of roses — a passion shared, of course, by Piaget. Glamorous, highly feminine, yet also modern, the Rose Passion collection includes 100 pieces from the […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations ·
Psy goes from ‘Gangnam’ to hip-hop style in new song

Psy goes from ‘Gangnam’ to hip-hop style in new song

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Psy, who set off a global sensation with “Gangnam Style,” tried out a fresh sound Sunday as he released a hip-hop tale of drunken debauchery co-starring rap legend Snoop Dogg. Entitled “Hangover,” the South Korean star’s new song returns to the “Gangnam Style” theme of material excess but eschews the giddy K-Pop […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
YSL to launch new fragrance Black Opium this fall

YSL to launch new fragrance Black Opium this fall

(Relaxnews) – Yves Saint Laurent has unveiled Black Opium, a more rebellious and sensual variation on the classic fragrance launched in 1977. The new elixir will be available from August 26. No less than four world-class perfume artists were called in to develop this lush oriental fragrance. Nathalie Lorson, Marie Salamagne, Honorine Blanc and Olivier […]

08.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
‘The Stand’ to become 3-hour epic

‘The Stand’ to become 3-hour epic

(Relaxnews) – Stephen King’s “The Stand” is to have its cinematic adaptation realized as a three-hour epic with “an amazing A-list cast” according to “The Fault in Our Stars” director Josh Boone. “We’re gonna do one three-hour, R-rated version with an amazing A-list cast across the board,” Boone told New York Magazine’s Vulture. “Every single one […]

08.06.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Japan Airlines intros summer menu by Hiroki Yoshitake

Japan Airlines intros summer menu by Hiroki Yoshitake

(Relaxnews) – Through August 31, first-class and business passengers on Japan Airlines will enjoy meals by the chef and co-owner of Michelin-starred restaurant Sola in Paris. In first class, caviar, smoked salmon and beef tenderloin are among the high-end dishes travelers will enjoy. Business class passengers, meanwhile, will savor foie gras mousse and sauteed lobster, […]

08.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
World’s tallest roller coaster planned for Orlando

World’s tallest roller coaster planned for Orlando

(Relaxnews) – Orlando is set to become home to the tallest roller coaster in the world, with plans to build a thrill ride equal to a 27-storey drop. Riders of The Skyscraper, set to be built at a sprawling retail and entertainment complex in Orlando called Skyplex, will experience a heart-pumping drop from 570 feet […]

07.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment ·
The meal of kings might be no golden egg for dieters, study says

The meal of kings might be no golden egg for dieters, study says

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at the University of Alabama say skipping breakfast does not hinder weight loss, despite popular belief — although it doesn’t help it either. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, examined the impact of recommendations to either skip or eat breakfast in 309 moderately overweight adults between the ages of […]

07.06.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
How technology is reshaping how Americans dine

How technology is reshaping how Americans dine

(Relaxnews) – It’s official. More and more US diners are become unabashed food pornographers. According to market research firm Mintel, 13 percent of Americans who dined out in the past month and who use social media reported posting a food or drink photo on sites like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. In hard numbers, that translates […]

07.06.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
BMW reveals new X6

BMW reveals new X6

(Relaxnews) – The new flagship sports activity vehicle promises better performance, handling, better looks and a host of premium features as standard. The X6 is a very puzzling car. On paper, it shouldn’t work. It attempts to combine the best elements of a sportscar — sleek looks, acceleration and handling — with the most notable […]

07.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Research sheds new light on how bilingual children learn words

Research sheds new light on how bilingual children learn words

(Relaxnews) – At an age where learning similar-sounding words can be challenging, research says children learn best from people who share their linguistic experience, regardless of whether they are mono or multilingual. Parents raising children to be multilingual often worry about whether the abundance and variety of language can hinder the learning process. But a […]

07.06.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Hugo Boss Fall-Winter 2014 campaign revealed

Hugo Boss Fall-Winter 2014 campaign revealed

(Relaxnews) – The first campaign under new creative director Jason Wu features model Edie Campbell and Hollywood actor Scott Eastwood. Twenty-eight-year-old actor Scott Eastwood, the son of silver screen legend Clint Eastwood, appears in slick Hugo Bossmenswear in a new advertising campaign for the German luxury label. “I was honored to be chosen to represent BOSS. […]

07.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Alexander Wang teases first Balenciaga scent

Alexander Wang teases first Balenciaga scent

(Relaxnews) – The creative director has unveiled B Balenciaga, the first fragrance from the French brand since Wang’s arrival at the house. The latest scent from Balenciaga is set to arrive in mid-October. “I really wanted to do something quite pure, as I see it as a step forward for the house. It was exciting working on […]

06.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Japan’s SoftBank unveils ‘family member’ robot

Japan’s SoftBank unveils ‘family member’ robot

(URAYASU, Japan-AFP) – Japan’s SoftBank on Thursday unveiled what it billed as an “emotional” humanoid robot that will entertain customers at the mobile carrier’s phone outlets — and maybe become a member of their family. Company president Masayoshi Son joked around with the talking, dancing and singing humanoid named Pepper at an event just outside […]

06.06.2014 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·