‘American Gods’ moves closer to TV series dream

‘American Gods’ moves closer to TV series dream

(Relaxnews) – The network adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s modern mythology “American Gods” is picking up steam after two “Heroes” staffers joined the production and US channel Starz backs the production. The project, in production in its current form at “The Tomorrow People” and “American Idol” company Fremantle Media since 2013, is based on Gaiman’s award-wining […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment ·
‘Fault in Our Stars’ bench vanishes from Amsterdam

‘Fault in Our Stars’ bench vanishes from Amsterdam

(Relaxnews) – Fans of “The Fault in Our Stars” discovered that a canal-side bench in Amsterdam that’s the site of a key scene in the romantic drama had gone missing as they traced a tour of movie-centric moments around the Dutch capital. The disappearance went undetected by city authorities as the bench was swiftly replaced […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Offbeat ·
Music, squared: Google reveals the Cube

Music, squared: Google reveals the Cube

(Relaxnews) – The Cube, Google’s latest flight of technological fancy, is trying to change the way we listen to songs and watch and interact with video. Described as an “experimental platform for interactive storytelling,” the Cube is basically a box — as its name suggests — that appears on your computer or smartphone’s screen and […]

Gucci Fall/Winter 2014 campaign features a ‘who’s who’ of the season

Gucci Fall/Winter 2014 campaign features a ‘who’s who’ of the season

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury brand has released their latest advertising campaign, starring a bevvy of the world’s biggest modelling talents including Natasha Poly, Anja Rubik and Joan Smalls. In total, Gucci hired seven of the world’s biggest female models with Raquel Zimmermann, Nadja Bender, Karmen Pedaru, and Suvi Koponen joining Poly, Rubik and Smalls in the […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Vivienne Westwood reveals designs for Virgin Atlantic

Vivienne Westwood reveals designs for Virgin Atlantic

(Relaxnews) – The airline has finally unveiled the fruits of its collaboration with renegade luxury designer Vivienne Westwood. The full 30th anniversary uniform rebrand for Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic airline by Westwood puts a focus on sustainability and originality: fabrics include a polyester yarn made from recycled plastic bottles with a nano finish to keep the color and […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Film, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Solaire Resort and Casino unveils its new plane livery

Solaire Resort and Casino unveils its new plane livery

Solaire Resort and Casino, the Philippines’ premier integrated resort, in partnership with AirAsia unveils a breakthrough branding project in the Philippines. Solaire again raises the bar as it wraps its brightly colored logo on AirAsia’s popular Airbus A320, which is scheduled to embark on its maiden flight this July.  Solaire is the first consumer brand in the […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Services ·
World Cup fan of the day: Stars & Stripes

World Cup fan of the day: Stars & Stripes

(Relaxnews) – In Salvador on Tuesday, at the Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Belgium and the US faced off during the round of 16 phase of the World Cup. This fan came out to support the American team wearing an expression of wonder and the symbols of the US flag on her face.

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·
Artist Tracey Emin’s unmade bed sells for $3.8 million

Artist Tracey Emin’s unmade bed sells for $3.8 million

(LONDON-AFP) – British artist Tracey Emin’s controversial ‘My Bed’ sold for £2.2 million ($3.8 million, 2.8 million euro), almost double its guide price, at an auction in London on Tuesday. The work, a rumpled bed surrounded by the intimate debris of empty bottles of vodka, cigarette packets and condoms, attracted controversy when it was shortlisted […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Sky-high magnetic pods could be the public transport of the very near future

Sky-high magnetic pods could be the public transport of the very near future

(Relaxnews) – Sky-high magnetic pods might sound like something from a sci-fi film, but it could be the future of public transportation. “SkyTran,” a NASA Space Act company, is a monorail system of two-person pods connected to a maglev (magnetic levitation) track. Suspended 20 feet (about 6 meters) above ground, the concept is being marketed […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
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 ·