Commercial break: Nike, Dove and WestJet

Commercial break: Nike, Dove and WestJet

(Relaxnews) – Nike ramps things up for the World Cup, Dove reminds us of the best ‘Dad’ moments and WestJet airline goes above and beyond the call of duty to help out a family. Here is our round-up of the most interesting ad campaign videos this week: Nike Football: The Last Game ft. Ronaldo, Neymar […]

Iron supplements recommended alongside treatment for heavy periods

Iron supplements recommended alongside treatment for heavy periods

(Relaxnews) – A recent study concluded that anemic women and women undergoing treatment for menorrhagia could further improve their health and overall quality of life by taking iron supplements. A research team led by Dr. Pirkko Peuranpää from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hyvinkää Hospital in Finland worked with 236 women undergoing treatment […]

11.06.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
BMW announces Individual 6 Series Gran Coupé Bang & Olufsen Edition

BMW announces Individual 6 Series Gran Coupé Bang & Olufsen Edition

(Relaxnews) – Promising to combine the design and engineering prowess of both companies in a single object of desire, only 10 Bang and Olufsen Edition BMW Individual 6 Series Gran Coupés are set to roll off the production line. As well as being rare, they will also be incredibly fast, thanks to a special competition […]

11.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Motoring, Music, Science & Technology ·
Bus company Greyhound marks centennial anniversary with mobile tour

Bus company Greyhound marks centennial anniversary with mobile tour

(Relaxnews) – Greyhound, the biggest intercity bus company in North America, will be feting its 100th anniversary by dispatching mobile museums throughout the US that may harken old memories for those who’ve crisscrossed the continent the old-fashioned way, before the days of bargain-basement airline tickets. The cross-country tour will include two buses converted into mobile […]

11.06.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
David Fincher and Rooney Mara could reteam for ‘Red Sparrow’

David Fincher and Rooney Mara could reteam for ‘Red Sparrow’

(Relaxnews) – Two years after “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” the director and the actress could soon reunite for another collaboration, Deadline.com indicates. After adapting the book by Swedish crime novelist Stieg Larsson, David Fincher is circling an adaptation of a spy novel by Jason Matthews. Published in June 2013, “Red Sparrow” focuses on […]

11.06.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Lopez to perform at World Cup opener after all

Jennifer Lopez to perform at World Cup opener after all

(RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP) – Pop superstar Jennifer Lopez will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony after all, FIFA said Tuesday, two days after it announced “production issues” would prevent her traveling to Brazil. Lopez, who recorded the official World Cup song, “We Are One,” with rapper Pitbull and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, will perform […]

Get to know Brazil World Cup host city Brasilia

Get to know Brazil World Cup host city Brasilia

(Relaxnews) – For one month, Brazil will be putting its best cleated foot forward as the world turns its attention to the bustling, colorful country for the duration of the FIFA World Cup. For the uninitiated, it’s also a prime opportunity to become acquainted with the richly diverse economic powerhouse. Brasilia is one of 12 […]

11.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Music video shot in airport by stranded traveler goes viral

Music video shot in airport by stranded traveler goes viral

(Relaxnews) – Instead of balling himself up in the fetal position and trying to squeeze in some shut-eye under the glare of fluorescent airport lights, or idly window shopping at 3 am, one stranded traveler in Las Vegas decided to use his time productively by shooting a music video documenting his loneliness to Celine Dion’s […]

11.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
No relief for aged-out kids

No relief for aged-out kids

Court says adult sons and daughters of US citizens not protected by CSPA LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2014 – Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) decries today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio (formerly Mayorkas v. Cuellar de Osorio),involving the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA). The Court has ruled that […]

10.06.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Elegantly Casual Sushi & Oyster Bar Repalces Seafood Grotto Inside State’s Largest Resort/Casino, Pechanga Resort & Casino

Elegantly Casual Sushi & Oyster Bar Repalces Seafood Grotto Inside State’s Largest Resort/Casino, Pechanga Resort & Casino

– Pechanga Resort & Casino Presents All New Restaurant and Menu at Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar – As part of Pechanga Resort & Casino’s multimillion dollar renovation through the fall and winter of 2013, Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar welcomes guests into its inviting ambiance filled with inventive seafood selections married with a whimsical […]

10.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
French chef Anne-Sophie Pic opens informal deli-style location

French chef Anne-Sophie Pic opens informal deli-style location

(Relaxnews) – The only female chef in France with three Michelin stars, Anne-Sophie Pic is known primarily for her high-end gourmet restaurants. But from Tuesday, June 10, her cuisine will be accessible at lower prices through DailyPic, a new casual spot in Valence, France. “DailyPic is a high-quality cafeteria as I’ve always imagined it. Fresh, […]

10.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
McCartney postpones start of US tour after illness

McCartney postpones start of US tour after illness

(LONDON-AFP) – Paul McCartney has postponed the start of his US tour, due to begin on Saturday, as he recovers from an illness that forced the cancellation of gigs in Japan and Korea last month. “I’m sorry but it’s going to be a few more weeks before we get rocking in America again,” the 71-year-old […]

10.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Father-teen relationship may benefit from a little outside help, study says

Father-teen relationship may benefit from a little outside help, study says

(Relaxnews) – When teens in conflict with their fathers consult others for advice, the response may lead to improved well-being and create a stronger parent-child relationship, according to Dr. Jeff Cookston, psychology professor and department chair at San Francisco State University. The study, published in the Journal of Research on Adolescence, surveyed 392 families, observing the […]

10.06.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Molecule discovery may lead to improvements in treating depression

Molecule discovery may lead to improvements in treating depression

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at McGill University in Montreal have identified a new molecule present only in humans and primates, low quantities of which could indicate depression. Further research could lead to new treatment options. The molecule, called miR1202, regulates the reception of an excitatory neurotransmitter called glutamate, says Dr. Gustavo Turecki, a psychiatrist at the […]

10.06.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Christine Love, first Fil-Am to sing Star Spangled Banner in Dodgers Filipino Heritage Night June 13

Christine Love, first Fil-Am to sing Star Spangled Banner in Dodgers Filipino Heritage Night June 13

The Los Angeles Dodgers is hosting its 5th Annual Filipino Heritage Night on Friday, June 13 at the 56,000-seater Dodger Stadium. This is to honor the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day (June 12). Christine Love, a two-time winner of an Aliw Award, will be singing the Star Spangled Banner on the said Filipino Heritage Night. Through […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
British comedian and actor Rik Mayall dead at 56

British comedian and actor Rik Mayall dead at 56

(LONDON-AFP) – British actor and Rik Mayall, who found fame in the cult series “The Young Ones”, died on Monday aged 56, his management company said. The star, whose portrayal of the puerile anarchist Rick in BBC’s “The Young Ones” endeared him to a generation of viewers in the 1980s, became one of Britain’s best-known […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars ·
US designer Vince Camuto readies latest scent, Amore

US designer Vince Camuto readies latest scent, Amore

(Relaxnews) – The American designer has unveiled a new, limited edition fragrance. Vince Camuto was inspired by “sensuality, femininity, affection and admiration,” according to the brand, for a new fragrance named Amore, designed to remind you of the feeling of first falling in love. “I wanted to create a scent women would fall in love with […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Jennifer Lopez pulls out of World Cup opening ceremony

Jennifer Lopez pulls out of World Cup opening ceremony

(Rio de Janeiro-AFP) – Pop superstar Jennifer Lopez has pulled out of the World Cup opening ceremony in Brazil, FIFA said Sunday, four days before the tournament kicks off. Lopez, who recorded the official World Cup song, “We Are One,” with rapper Pitbull and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, had been due to perform with them […]

Chanel presents summer makeup line in new video

Chanel presents summer makeup line in new video

(Relaxnews) – The French brand spotlights its new makeup collection in a new campaign video shot by the fashion photographer Solve Sundsbo. In March, Chanel revealed details on its latest summer makeup collection, Reflets d’Été (“summer reflections”). Today, the luxury brand has shared a first look at the campaign for the new line, featuring the […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
‘Mars, Venus’ author warns over sex in online world

‘Mars, Venus’ author warns over sex in online world

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – He claims to have saved hundreds of thousands of marriages. But John Gray, author of “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus,” is worried by where relationships are going — notably online. Free Internet porn is “like taking heroin,” while online cheating websites can also lead to sex addiction, Gray said. […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Health & Fitness ·