Quantifying how pets improve health

Quantifying how pets improve health

(Relaxnews) – Two leading tech companies hope to prove the link between owning a pet and leading a healthier life by bringing together the data they collect from their activity tracking products. Whistle, the health and activity monitor for dogs, has integrated with UP, the wristband, app and platform from Jawbonethat helps people track everything from […]

08.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
US Supreme Court allows prayer at government meetings

US Supreme Court allows prayer at government meetings

By Chantal Valery WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US Supreme Court on Monday upheld citizens’ right to pray at government meetings, in a divided decision which said the practice did not violate religious freedoms. The court’s five conservative justices said “the nation’s history and tradition have shown that prayer in this limited context could coexist with […]

08.05.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
New images confirm activity at N. Korea nuclear test

New images confirm activity at N. Korea nuclear test

SEOUL (AFP) – New satellite imagery confirms continued activity at North Korea’s main nuclear test site that is consistent with preparations for an atomic detonation, analysts said Wednesday. Images taken on Tuesday show particular activity near the entrances to the two completed tunnels in the South Portal area of the Punggye-ri test site, the Institute […]

08.05.2014 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Show moms, grads your love but tie down those metallic balloons

Show moms, grads your love but tie down those metallic balloons

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Sixty-six percent. It would be a great number in an election. Unfortunately, it reflects a one-month spike in power outages caused by metallic balloons. Since the month of May and its celebrations of Mother’s Day, graduations and proms has arrived again, Southern California Edison (SCE) urges its customers duringNational Electrical Safety Month to keep the balloons secured […]

08.05.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Harvey Weinstein to relaunch Charles James brand

Harvey Weinstein to relaunch Charles James brand

(Relaxnews) – Miramax co-founder Harvey Weinstein confirmed that he would be reviving the Anglo-American couturier’s label. After rumors surfaced Tuesday that the movie mogul would be spearheading the revival of the historic brand currently on display at the Anna Wintour Costume Center, couture fans got understandably excited. Now it’s been confirmed that the deal has […]

07.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
US-PHL launch war games after Obama pledge

US-PHL launch war games after Obama pledge

By Jason Gutierrez MANILA (AFP) – Thousands of American and Philippine troops launched large annual exercises on Monday after US President Barack Obama vowed “ironclad” backing for its Asian ally, locked in a tense maritime row with China. Filipino Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said the 10-day drills were necessary to deal with the challenge […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Can coffee help you stand up to your boss?

Can coffee help you stand up to your boss?

(Relaxnews) – Regardless of the strength of their convictions, employees have a hard time standing up to their bosses and co-workers when they are fatigued. So it should come as no surprise that a recent study, published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, suggests coffee as a way to resist succumbing to unethical pressures in the […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Young blood: elixir of youth?

Young blood: elixir of youth?

(PARIS-AFP) – Young blood may hold the long-sought cure for the decline of the ageing brain, according to research which showed injections of juvenile mouse blood boosting learning and memory in older rodents, scientists said Sunday. Multiple blood transfusions from three-month-old mice, the equivalent age of 20 to 30 years old in humans, yielded improvements […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Disney develops 3D-printed interactive speakers

Disney develops 3D-printed interactive speakers

(Relaxnews) – Scientists at Disney Research have developed a way to create electrostatic interactive loudspeakers in almost any form, thanks to a new 3D printingmethod. Speakers in the shape of anything from a rubber ducky to an abstract spiral could be easily manufactured, thanks to the technology unveiled at the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Meadham Kirchhoff & Penhaligon’s: behind the scenes for Tralala

Meadham Kirchhoff & Penhaligon’s: behind the scenes for Tralala

(Relaxnews) – The Anglo-French design duo and French perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour have revealed the creative processes behind their new fragrance for Penhaligon’s. Meadham Kirchhoff is one of London’s hottest emerging labels, which made it all the more exciting when we first heard it would team up with one of the city’s oldest perfume houses. To […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to reteam for new movie

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to reteam for new movie

(Relaxnews) – The celebrity couple is planning to work together on a new film written by Angelina Jolie herself, according to Deadline.com and the Hollywood Reporter. The project would be the pair’s first professional collaboration since “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” in 2005. Brangelina in a movie? The idea is likely to pique the interest of […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Oscar-winner Sally Field gets Hollywood star

Oscar-winner Sally Field gets Hollywood star

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Oscar-winning US actress Sally Field finally got a star on Hollywood’s storied Walk of Fame on Monday, more than three decades after she earned her first Academy Award. The 67-year-old joked about her roller-coaster career spanning five decades, including her Oscar-winning performances in 1979′s “Norma Rae” and 1984′s “Places in the Heart.” […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
How to reduce exposure to mobile phone radiation

How to reduce exposure to mobile phone radiation

(Relaxnews) – Is the electromagnetic radiation from our mobile phones harmful? From a scientific standpoint, the jury is still out. But for those who prefer to be on the safe side, there are a few ways to adapt one’s mobile phone habits to limit exposure. Keep the phone away from your head A Bluetooth headset […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
A case for selfies

A case for selfies

(Relaxnews) – A new set of protective cases for the iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy S5 aim to simplify snapping a self-portrait. Their maker, iLuv, claims that they are the first in the world to feature a wireless remote shutter release, meaning that there’s no need to hold your phone at arm’s length in front […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Online, Science & Technology ·
Take a virtual ride of Disney’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Take a virtual ride of Disney’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

(Relaxnews) – Disney has put the final touches on the ride it’s billing as the crowning jewel of New Fantasyland in Orlando, a ride that will take guests on a twisty, scenic roller coaster ride through a gemstone-studded mine and by the hearth of the quaint dwarf cottage. The completion of the Seven Dwarfs Mine […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Online, Videos ·
Hundreds show up at PHL embassy open house

Hundreds show up at PHL embassy open house

Now many Americans know why ‘It’s more fun in the Philippines’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 6,000 people, most of them Americans, got to know why it’s more fun in the Philippines after the Philippine Embassy opened its doors to the public for the first time and regaled them with dances, music and, of course, Filipino […]

06.05.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·

LA County to host used oil recycling event in La Puente

The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works will host a free used motor oil and used oil filter recycling event at San Angelo Park, 245 San Angelo Avenue, on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In exchange for turning in their used oil, participants will be rewarded with free oil […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Hometown, Local News, Motoring ·
Porsche to give Cayenne a chop

Porsche to give Cayenne a chop

(Relaxnews) – The company is in the process of cutting down the roofline of its flagship SUV in order to create a faster coupé version. The reasoning behind the decision is to offer a more sporty alternative to the already rather sporty standard Cayenne. According to Autocar, the new car is in the advanced stages of development […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Kids who play outside are more spiritual and creative: study

Kids who play outside are more spiritual and creative: study

(Relaxnews) – Turn off the TV, hide the game consoles and send your kids to play in the great outdoors if you want to raise more thoughtful, fulfilled and spiritual children, suggest the findings of a small study. Children who spend significant amounts of time playing outside were found to have a stronger sense of […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Whose debts are they?

Whose debts are they?

Debt collectors are calling. but whose debts are they? Are you personally liable? The extent of your personal liability depends on numerous factors, some of which relate A) the State you live in, B) your current marital status, C) your tax filing status, D) if you own a business, how your business is structured, and […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·