Fans to savor local fare during World Cup matches

Fans to savor local fare during World Cup matches

(Relaxnews) – Bolo de rolo, acarajé, cocada… FIFA will be offering a selection of Brazilian specialties in and around stadiums during the World Cup. Soccer fans at the World Cup in Brazil will have multiple options when it comes to refreshments. The official menu will be available at stands in and around the stadium, as […]

01.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Milla Jovovich designs a new collection for Marella

Milla Jovovich designs a new collection for Marella

(Relaxnews) – The Italian brand has presented a series of campaign images starring actress and model Milla Jovovich, who poses for a new capsule collection called Marella art.365. The face of the ready-to-wear brand since Spring-Summer 2012, Jovovich now lends her image to the brand-new capsule collection, available exclusively for the season. The Marella art.365 […]

31.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New study charts relationship between age and marathon times

New study charts relationship between age and marathon times

(Relaxnews) – Here’s some heartening news for older marathon runners: According to a new study out of Spain, the average 60-year-old runs marathons in about the same time as a sprightlier 18-year-old. That’s the conclusion out of the University of Madrid, where researchers charted the relationship between marathon running times and the age of elite […]

31.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Katy Perry reveals Killer Queen’s Royal Revolution fragrance

Katy Perry reveals Killer Queen’s Royal Revolution fragrance

ews) – The American popstar has unveiled the latest in a line of fragrances. Killer Queen’s Royal Revolution by Katy Perry is set to hit counters in July. Concocted by Pierre Negrin of Firmenich, the scent opens with pink freesia and pomegranate before opening up with middle notes of sandalwood, orange flower and jasmine petals. […]

31.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
‘Hunger Games’ to become mobile game

‘Hunger Games’ to become mobile game

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – “The Hunger Games” is becoming a mobile game. Interactive entertainment company Kabam announced Friday that it agreed with film studio Lionsgate to make a title for play on smartphones or tablet computers based on the dystopian books and films. San Francisco-based Kabam specializes in mobile games that are free-to-play, instead bringing in […]

AirAsia India set to fly from June 12: CEO

AirAsia India set to fly from June 12: CEO

(NEW DELHI-AFP) – Asia’s largest budget carrier AirAsia will start flying in India from June 12 with a new no-frills airline, its group chief executive said Thursday. Malaysia-based AirAsia won approval from India’s regulators in March last year to set up the airline in a joint venture with the giant Tata group and entrepreneur Arun […]

31.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Can perfume make you appear more attractive?

Can perfume make you appear more attractive?

s) – Want to instantly boost your attractiveness? Spritz on a nice perfume and you may have just upped your stock. In a very small study funded by Unilever and carried out by neuroscientists and psychologists in the US and Sweden, women’s faces were rated as more attractive in the presence of a pleasant odor, […]

31.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Fashion films of the week: Topshop, Chanel, Salvatore Ferragamo

Fashion films of the week: Topshop, Chanel, Salvatore Ferragamo

(Relaxnews) – Here’s our selection of this week’s best fashion films. Topshop http://youtu.be/Y9SjTkg3pDc Released to celebrate the London brand’s latest designer collaboration (this time with Ashish), Topshop has released a short film directed by Joe Conrad Williams. Mary Charteris stars as the mysterious blonde with music by Danglo. Chanel http://youtu.be/7oEA5lp1QDE Gisele Bündchen stars in a […]

31.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Online, Videos ·
Psy’s new music video to be unveiled June 8: report

Psy’s new music video to be unveiled June 8: report

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Fresh from conquering YouTube by surpassing two billion views with his mega-hit “Gangnam Style,” handlers for Psy say the release of a follow-up video is just a week away, according to a report Saturday. The Wall Street Journal said the music star’s next song — a collaboration with rapper Snoop Dogg — […]

31.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Apple buys music star Beats for $3 bn

Apple buys music star Beats for $3 bn

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Apple, seeking to bolster its position in the hotly contested online music sector, said Wednesday it was buying Beats Music and Beats Electronics in a much-hyped deal worth $3 billion. The move is expected to help the US tech giant, a pioneer in digital music with its wildly popular iTunes platform, ramp […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
Official ball for the World Cup final goes on sale Sunday

Official ball for the World Cup final goes on sale Sunday

(Relaxnews) – Adidas has unveiled the ball that will be used on the field at Rio De Janeiro’s Maracanã stadium during the FIFA World Cup final. Inspired by the colors of the World Cup trophy, it will hit stores on June 1. With its gold and green hues, the Brazuca Final Rio matches not only […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Bordeaux promoter named Asian Wine Personality of the Year

Bordeaux promoter named Asian Wine Personality of the Year

(Relaxnews) – The title of 2014 Asian Wine Personality of the Year has been given to a well-known figure in the world of wine, who has helmed the position of Grand Master for one of the most prestigious wine societies in the world. At Vinexpo in Hong Kong this week, Vincent Cheung, a lawyer by […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
GMA Int’l joins PHL Independence Day Celebration in NY

GMA Int’l joins PHL Independence Day Celebration in NY

GMA International partners with the Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI) to further enrich the parade, street fair, and cultural festival in New York that is the Philippine Independence Day Celebration through the presence of top Kapuso artists Tom Rodriguez and Heart Evangelista. The Philippine Independence Day Celebration showcases the best authentic Philippine cuisine, customs, and products. It draws crowds of around 100,000 Filipinos […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
‘Significant delays’ found in treatment of US veterans

‘Significant delays’ found in treatment of US veterans

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US military veterans were subjected to “significant delays” at a government clinic where up to 1,700 of them may have been kept off waitlists, said an inspector’s report released Wednesday. With a swirling scandal over treatment of wounded warriors growing into a political timebomb for President Barack Obama, the Veterans Administration launched […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Learning in youth may help brain later on, study says

Learning in youth may help brain later on, study says

(Relaxnews) – A study examining the brain cells of young rats suggests that using your brain at a young age — especially as an adolescent — may impact how the brain functions later in life. Rutgers behavioral and systems neuroscientist Tracey Shors, who co-authored the study, published this week in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience, found […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
MIT study sheds new light on sperm cell functioning

MIT study sheds new light on sperm cell functioning

(Relaxnews) – Looking to learn what distinguishes the “lucky” one, a team of scientists observed the passage of sperm through man-made micro-channels. Their findings could lead to advances in artificial insemination. Through micro-channels of varying length and width, scientists were able to adjust the flow of fluids in order to observe the sperm’s swimming capacity […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Give up cigarettes for good on May 31

Give up cigarettes for good on May 31

(Relaxnews) – Anytime is a good time to quit smoking, but if you’re looking for extra motivation, why not resolve to give up the bad habit on May 31, which the WHO has declared as World No Tobacco Day? And going cold turkey isn’t the only option. Here are five methods to keep in mind […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Could this be the robotic furniture of the future?

Could this be the robotic furniture of the future?

(Relaxnews) – Modular furniture made of robotic components that can reshape themselves according to users’ desires could be the home accessories of the future. Scientists at Switzerland’s Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have come up with Roombots, an adaptive mechanical furniture concept. The pieces can move and change functionality endlessly. For example, stools that […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
‘Maleficent’ exposes roots of Disney’s wicked witch

‘Maleficent’ exposes roots of Disney’s wicked witch

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The wicked witch who has haunted generations of children in Sleeping Beauty has been brought grippingly to life by Angelina Jolie, in a modern retelling seeking to humanize the fairytale she-devil. “Maleficent,” released on Friday in the United States, amounts to a towering tribute to Jolie, who produces and stars in the […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Zagato reveals unique Lamborghini

Zagato reveals unique Lamborghini

(Relaxnews) – The 5-95 Zagato is a special commission based on a Lamborghini Gallardo intended to mark the legendary Italian coachbuilder’s 95th anniversary. And during that time, the Milanese company has been called on by a veritable who’s who of already exotic car makers to create something even more special. Zagato has worked its magic […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·