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 ·
Samsung wants to talk about health

Samsung wants to talk about health

(Relaxnews) – The company has sent out press invitations to a special May 28 event in San Francisco where it promises “A new conversation about health is about to begin.” The invitation is intriguing for two reasons. The first being that it is scheduled just four days before Apple’s WWDC where health and fitness are […]

‘Baa’ stools are the latest in spring interiors

‘Baa’ stools are the latest in spring interiors

(Relaxnews) – You could be forgiven for thinking this nebulous-looking seat belonged in a field, but the Baa Stool is in fact the latest quirky design to hit the world of interiors. Set to go on display at Clerkenwell Design Week in London later this month, the handmade stool comprises a luxurious removable sheepskin cover on a […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Official pix: Roberto Cavalli tour costumes for Katy Perry

Official pix: Roberto Cavalli tour costumes for Katy Perry

(Relaxnews) – The Italian designer has created two special looks for the American singer’s Prismatic World Tour which kicks off this week. Katy Perry will hit the stage this week wearing two Roberto Cavalli looks created especially for her by the Italian luxury brand. They are certainly designed to keep all eyes fixed on the 29-year-old singer: […]

Base jumpers fret as French daredevils look to urban sites

Base jumpers fret as French daredevils look to urban sites

(PARIS-AFP) – Just before midnight, a man climbs onto a ledge on the 21st floor of a building in southwest Paris and leaps off. Seconds later he opens his parachute — all part of the thrill of base jumping. Unlike sky divers who leap from an aircraft, base jumpers take off from a fixed point, […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Coming soon: a brain implant to restore memory

Coming soon: a brain implant to restore memory

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – In the next few months, highly secretive US military researchers say they will unveil new advances toward developing a brain implant that could one day restore a wounded soldier’s memory. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is forging ahead with a four-year plan to build a sophisticated memory stimulator, as part of […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Online video stars join forces for ‘May the 4th Be with YouTube’

Online video stars join forces for ‘May the 4th Be with YouTube’

(Relaxnews) – As part of worldwide “Star Wars” celebrations on Sunday, the Star Wars YouTube channel co-ordinated a “May the 4th Be with YouTube” event with contributions from the likes of Corey Vidal, Bored Shorts, CollegeHumor and YouTube Nation. Each four-to-five-minute skit provided an alternative take on events in the Star Wars Cantina, originally seen […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Olympics: 2018 host PyeongChang on right track, IOC says

Olympics: 2018 host PyeongChang on right track, IOC says

(LAUSANNE-AFP) – The International Olympic Committee on Thursday said that 2018 Winter Games host PyeongChang was on track in its preparations, but urged the South Korean city to give extra attention to sponsorship and venue construction. As the massive delays to preparations for the 2016 Summer Games in Brazilian metropolis Rio de Janeiro caused frayed […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·