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 […]

Shakira leads a soccer-dominated social media top 10: Starcount

Shakira leads a soccer-dominated social media top 10: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Soccer players are enjoying the residual effects of the recent World Cup, with several players showing up on Starcount’s global social media chart for the week of July 14-20. The list is topped by Shakira, who scored a huge win on Facebook last week. Shakira announced to her fans on Friday that she […]

Wedding belles: a century of bridal fashion goes on show in Manchester

Wedding belles: a century of bridal fashion goes on show in Manchester

(Relaxnews) – It’s one of the most important elements of any bride’s big day: the fantasy wedding dress. Now the changing face of the most romantic garment of them all is the focus of a UK design exhibition this summer. “Something Blue” explores British bridal fashions over the past hundred years from 1914-2014. Featuring 18 […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Makeup: waterproof essentials for summer

Makeup: waterproof essentials for summer

(Relaxnews) – For many of us, summer means spending more time at the pool, beach or lake. And to withstand all of that water, summer makeup needs to be particularly effective. For those planning a seaside vacation or a day by the water, here’s a rundown of some of the waterproof essentials to pack in […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
Beyoncé unveils first look at ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Beyoncé unveils first look at ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

(Relaxnews) – On Instagram, the pop star posted the first teaser for the adaptation of the best-selling novel. While the trailer for “Fifty Shades of Grey” is slated for release on Thursday, July 24, Beyoncé decided to kick off the promotional campaign a few days earlier. These first 16 seconds of footage don’t reveal much, […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
Prince George, ‘style icon’, to celebrate first birthday

Prince George, ‘style icon’, to celebrate first birthday

(LONDON-AFP) – Britain’s Prince George celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday, capping a year in which the globetrotting infant became the trend-setting face of the modern royal family. The young prince will mark the occasion with a low-key party at the family home at Kensington Palace, in keeping with the wishes of his parents William […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Forget fitness: If London’s calling, you’d best move to answer

Forget fitness: If London’s calling, you’d best move to answer

(Relaxnews) – Everyone knows walking is great exercise, but finding a walk you enjoy is key. We’re hopping from city to city, finding walks so memorable you’ll forget you did this to get fit. Our first stop is London, where we’ve got royal plans to keep you in step with more than just Big Ben. […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
MAFFAA’s Noli Me Tangere, The Opera at the Kennedy Center on August 8-9

MAFFAA’s Noli Me Tangere, The Opera at the Kennedy Center on August 8-9

By Angelita  Felixberto Washington D.C. : For the first time, Jose Rizal’s famous novel “Noli Me Tangere” will be staged at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. as an OPERA on 8-9 August 2014. The opera will be presented at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, by the Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Asian Artists (MAFFAA) in coooperation with its […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Happenings ·