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 ·
Beauty tutorials: get the best looks from Cannes

Beauty tutorials: get the best looks from Cannes

(Relaxnews) – Here’s our pick of the best beauty looks from the film festival in Cannes, which drew to a close this weekend, and how you can replicate them at home. Blake Lively – loose braid  http://youtu.be/S7a1aBxTEkk At the opening of the festival the American star wore her hair in an over-the-shoulder loose braid. For […]

FX shares trailer for new horror series ‘The Strain’

FX shares trailer for new horror series ‘The Strain’

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the premiere of its new vampire-themed thriller on July 13, FX has finally released a longer promo video offering some insight into the show’s plot. After weeks of making do with nothing but a few very mysterious teasers, devoted fans of Guillermo del Toro can finally view a longer trailer for […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
McDonald’s Brazil releases special World Cup sandwiches

McDonald’s Brazil releases special World Cup sandwiches

(Relaxnews) – If the US were a burger, it would surely be made with a double patty of Angus beef, barbecue sauce, bacon and cheddar. That’s according to McDonald’s Brazil, which has created seven team sandwiches for the World Cup. Only available across Brazil, the limited-edition sandwiches have been created for fans of Argentina, Brazil, […]

Cartier turns Déclaration into new eau de toilette

Cartier turns Déclaration into new eau de toilette

(Relaxnews) – After launching Déclaration and Déclaration Cologne, the French luxury brand has concocted a light eau de toilette variation on its iconic fragrance. Each year ahead of the summer, several leading names in perfume introduce new fragrances designed for the warm season, often highlighting citrus notes. In line with this tradition, Cartier has unveiled […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Can Invisivision kick start a cinematic revolution?

Can Invisivision kick start a cinematic revolution?

(Relaxnews) – At first glance, they might look like the 3D glasses that ushers hand out at the local multiplex every time the latest installment of a superhero franchise hits the big screen, but they could revolutionize everything from traditional visual storytelling to gaming and advertising. It’s a big boast, and to prove that it’s […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: Film, Games, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
A flight of imagination: researchers test mind-controlled flight

A flight of imagination: researchers test mind-controlled flight

(Relaxnews) – Never mind autonomous cars. German scientists are well on the way to developing a mind-controlled plane. In his 1977 genre-defining techno-thriller, “Firefox,” Craig Thomas tells the story of a top-secret Russian fighter plane that can be operated via a pilot’s thoughts and an Anglo-American plot to steal it. Despite being dismissed as closer […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Science not only for men, says Obama

Science not only for men, says Obama

(AFP) –US President Barack Obama on Tuesday launched a push to get girls interested in science and technology, warning the country would miss out if it did not attract women to those fields. “There’s so much talent to be tapped if we’re working together,” Obama said at the annual White House Science Fair, where students […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US seeks greater missile defense cooperation by Japan, South Korea

US seeks greater missile defense cooperation by Japan, South Korea

WASHINGTON (AFP) – A top US military official on Wednesday called for better missile defense cooperation between Japan and South Korea, in the face of strained ties between America’s two closest Asia allies and a belligerent North Korea. “We’re encouraging our allies and partners to acquire their own missile defenses and to strengthen regional missile […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·