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 ·
Browndition album launch May 30 at Gerry’s Grill Artesia

Browndition album launch May 30 at Gerry’s Grill Artesia

One of Southern California’s leading Filipino-American bands is holding an album launch event this coming Friday, May 30, at Gerry’s Grill Artesia at 9 p.m. Browndition, a Los Angeles-based Filipino band known for their OPM pop music, is made up Kris Ivan Bacani (Vocals/Guitars), John Loveres (Vocals/Bass), John “Keisy” Hicban (Keyboards) and Jayson Vera Cruz (Drums). […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
“X-Men” scores franchise best atop US box office

“X-Men” scores franchise best atop US box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The mutant superheroes from the latest blockbuster “X-Men” film pulverized rivals at North America’s box office this weekend to record the franchise’s biggest ever opening, industry figures showed Monday. “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” a time-bending movie already a hit with critics, debuted with a three-day $90.8 milllion, or $110.6 million including […]

28.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Olympics: Japan sport chiefs greenlight huge stadium

Olympics: Japan sport chiefs greenlight huge stadium

(TOKYO-AFP) – Japanese sports chiefs on Wednesday gave the greenlight to a new $1.6 billion stadium for the 2020 Olympics, all but dashing the hopes of campaigners who say the building and its price tag are too big. The government-affiliated Japan Sport Council, which will run the 160 billion yen new National Stadium, decided to […]

28.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Obama back home after surprise visit to Afghanistan

Obama back home after surprise visit to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AFP) ─  President Barack Obama was back in Washington on Monday after a lightning 32-hour trip to Afghanistan to visit US troops. Monday is Memorial Day in the United States, when military war dead are remembered and military personnel and veterans are honored. The president is scheduled to host a White House breakfast for […]

28.05.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Lovi Poe speaks about infidelity, love

Lovi Poe speaks about infidelity, love

ACTRESS Lovi Poe shared she will not tolerate infidelity. This June, the actress will top bill “Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real” opposite Kapuso Primetime King Dingdong Dantes and Diamond Star Maricel Soriano. In the story, Lovi plays the role of Shiela, a young woman who hails from a conservative family in Cebu. She will meet Dantes’ […]

27.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL, Indonesia sign ‘model’ maritime border accord

PHL, Indonesia sign ‘model’ maritime border accord

MANILA (AFP) – Indonesia and the Philippines on Friday signed a maritime border accord, hailing it as a model for peacefully settling increasingly tense territorial disputes in the region. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said the agreement, the result of 20 years of negotiations, showed that the escalating rows in the South China Sea could […]

27.05.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Kimye’ become unofficial ambassadors for Tourism Ireland

‘Kimye’ become unofficial ambassadors for Tourism Ireland

(Relaxnews) – First “Game of Thrones,” then the world’s favorite astronaut Chris Hadfield, and now Kimye. Tourism Ireland is having a field day with news that the most famous couple on the planet right now — US reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West — have chosen to spend their honeymoon […]

The top 10 beaches in the US

The top 10 beaches in the US

(Relaxnews) – A beach in Hawaii with a clean safety record, far from the madding tourist crowds, has been named America’s best beach for 2014 by a professor who specializes in coastal research and is best known as Dr. Beach. This year, Stephen Leatherman gave Duke Kahanamoku Beach, located on the west end of Waikiki […]

27.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations ·
FOX delivers first trailer for ‘Red Band Society’

FOX delivers first trailer for ‘Red Band Society’

(Relaxnews) – Produced by Steven Spielberg, this American remake of a Spanish dramedy will bring its dark humor and emotional sincerity to FOX this fall. To pique viewers’ curiosity, the network has unveiled the first trailer for “Red Band Society.” The new comedy explores a subject that is seldom treated with humor on American TV: […]

27.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Fendi reveals new shades with rising star Kiesza

Fendi reveals new shades with rising star Kiesza

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury brand has teased details of a new eyewear campaign starring up-and-coming Canadian singer Kiesza. “Hideaway” singer Kiesza was the star guest at a Fendi party in Cannes that celebrated the ‘secret’ Fendi video that will appear in June, starring the pop star and showing off the Fendi Color Block Sunglasses collection for […]

27.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Videos ·
Penélope Cruz poses in Lancôme’s new mascara campaign

Penélope Cruz poses in Lancôme’s new mascara campaign

(Relaxnews) – The luxury cosmetics brand called upon the Spanish actress to represent its new mascara, Grandiôse, which will hit makeup counters from the end of August. A longtime Lancôme spokesmodel, seen namely in ads for the Trésor fragrance, Penélope Cruz is the face of the first campaign for the brand’s new Grandiôse mascara, shot […]

27.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Asian countries with the most award-winning hotels and restaurants

Asian countries with the most award-winning hotels and restaurants

(Relaxnews) – India boasts bragging rights to being home to the highest number of top-rated restaurants and hotels in Asia, according to users of the largest travel review website in the world. After tallying up the number of hospitality businesses with the largest number of Certificate of Excellence awards in each country, the number crunchers […]

27.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Philippine ‘Megastar’ Sharon Cuneta Live at Pechanga Theater on June 14

Philippine ‘Megastar’ Sharon Cuneta Live at Pechanga Theater on June 14

Multi-awarded Filipino actress and singer, Sharon Cuneta, is holding a comeback concert at the famous Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater in Temecula, California at 8 p.m. on June 14. Pechanga Resort & Casino is well-known for hosting the best and the brightest Filipino entertainers and performers such as veteran actor Richard Gomez and OPM (Outstanding […]

27.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Hometown ·