Vera Wang unveils Spring 2015 Bridal film

Vera Wang unveils Spring 2015 Bridal film

(Relaxnews) – The New York City designer, famed for her luxurious bridal gowns, has unveiled an extremely cool fashion film to show off her latest designs. Vera Wang debuted her Spring 2015 Bridal collection with a new film titled “Chasing Alix.” Directed by fast-rising fashion filmmaker and photographer Gordon Von Steiner, the one-and-a-half minute film stars A-list […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Online, Videos ·
Antarctica, a dream destination for tourists

Antarctica, a dream destination for tourists

(PRESIDENT FREI BASE, Antarctica-AFP) – As the sun sets, the cloudy sky melds with the glaring white of the frozen terrain. Tourists trudging in single file line marvel over blue glaciers in Antarctica, a hip new vacation destination. The group paid a small fortune — $3,000 per head — for a quick five-hour visit to […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
“Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka”

“Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka”

Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:30 PM James Bridges Theater Melnitz Hall UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Admission fee: $5 Web announcement: permiasla.org/imovie Information from Erdy Putra: 213-399-9668; eputra@usc.edu 2013 film by MVP Pictures: Director: Hanung Bramantyo; Writer: Ben Sihombing; Executive Producer: Amrit Punjabi; Lead Actor: Ario Bayu. Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWLCasO3rcE The film features the life of Soekarno, the first […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Online, Videos ·
Fans to tune in Sunday for final ‘Mad Men’ season

Fans to tune in Sunday for final ‘Mad Men’ season

(Relaxnews) – The show and its cast of New York ad executives returns to AMC on Sunday, April 13. Fans are eagerly awaiting the premiere of this seventh and final season of “Mad Men,” especially since creators have kept plot details strictly under wraps. This season, Don Draper and his entourage are living in the […]

12.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Could this be most viral airline video of all time?

Could this be most viral airline video of all time?

(Relaxnews) – A video starring sports megastars Kobe Bryant and Lionel Messi in a “selfie shootout” was officially bestowed with the title of most viral celebrity spot 2014 for clocking more than 137 million hits since first airing last year. If you aren’t one of the more than 137.2 million people to have seen “Kobe […]

Six Flags to open theme park in Dubai

Six Flags to open theme park in Dubai

(Relaxnews) – The world’s largest regional theme park company has announced plans to build a Six Flags-branded park in Dubai — its first in the Middle East. Scheduled to open in 2017, the park will join other theme parks at Jebel Ali, in partnership with real estate development firm Meraas. Jebel Ali is a beach […]

12.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
NBA: China, Germany, Brazil, Turkey pre-season game hosts

NBA: China, Germany, Brazil, Turkey pre-season game hosts

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Reigning NBA champion Miami and current season win leader San Antonio will be among five teams to play worldwide pre-season games next October, the league announced Thursday. China, Germany, Brazil and Turkey will host exhibitions ahead of the start of the 2014-2015 campaign with the league also saying international regular-season games will […]

12.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
London named world’s best sporting city 2014

London named world’s best sporting city 2014

(Relaxnews) – London has scored the title of Ultimate Sports City 2014 in a ranking that looks at the world’s best cities for hosting sporting events. It’s the second consecutive time that the British capital has taken the title in SportsBusiness International’s Ultimate Sports Cities Awards. Nor is it a particularly surprising win with the […]

12.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Penelope Cruz named in ‘Bond 24′ release update

Penelope Cruz named in ‘Bond 24′ release update

(Relaxnews) – The star of “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” and “Volver” could be in line for a prominent role in the 24th Bond film, due 2015, according to a schedule update issued by Sony Picture. Named alongside Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes and Naomie Harris, Cruz was the surprise fourth headline star named as part of Sony’s […]

12.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chloe Moretz to become ‘The 5th Wave’ heroine

Chloe Moretz to become ‘The 5th Wave’ heroine

(Relaxnews) – Rick Yancey’s hit novel “The 5th Wave” is moving closer to cinematic success as “Let Me In” and “Kick-Ass” star Chloe Moretz enters final negotiations to take the lead role. With a storyline that follows Cassie Sullivan as she tries to track down her younger brother following four successive waves of alien invasion, […]

12.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Bugatti to unveil latest limited edition in Beijing

Bugatti to unveil latest limited edition in Beijing

(Relaxnews) – As with each model in the company’s six-part Legends Series, the fifth and penultimate car — called Black Bess — will be limited to three examples and is based on a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse. However, in honor of the Type 18 — the historic Bugatti that is serving as inspiration for […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Survey finds US families spending less on prom

Survey finds US families spending less on prom

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Americans are spending less on one of their most beloved springtime rituals, the high school prom, according to a national survey released Wednesday. The typical US household will spend $978 on prom, down 14 percent from the average $1,139 that families spent in 2013 on such items as formal attire, limousine rental, tickets […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online ·
New premium chicken sandwich shop could ruffle some feathers

New premium chicken sandwich shop could ruffle some feathers

(Relaxnews) – The same company that owns KFC is quietly testing out a premium chicken sandwich restaurant in the US that’s being widely seen as an aggressive strike against Chick-fil-A. Opened in Arlington, Texas, Super Chix bills itself as the place to find “the last true chicken sandwich.” Chicken is hand-breaded, says the site, cooked in 100 […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Study: drinking milk could prevent arthritis in women

Study: drinking milk could prevent arthritis in women

(Relaxnews) – Drinking low-fat or skim milk could slow the progression of knee arthritis, according to a recent study published in Arthritis Care & Research, the journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). While cow milk certainly has its detractors, its role in promoting healthy bone structure has long been established. This latest study […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
California Food Banks Have Crucial Need for More Milk

California Food Banks Have Crucial Need for More Milk

The Great American Milk Drive Launches to Provide Local Food Banks with Gallons of Milk San Clemente, Calif. – That gallon of milk you consider a staple in your refrigerator is missing in many of California’s food banks.  According to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, milk is one of the items most requested […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online, Services ·
NHM Brings Pop-up Nature Lab and Store to Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

NHM Brings Pop-up Nature Lab and Store to Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Also Presenting the NHM Children’s Stage   WHAT:            The NHM booth at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will feature talks, author signings, Dinosaur Encounters shows, live animal presentations, and hands-on workshops, in conjunction with the opening of the Butterfly Pavilion exhibit on April 13. WHO:              Book signings by Al Yankovic, Charles Phoenix, Jared Diamond, Brian Switek and […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Online ·
US VegWeek kicks off April 21

US VegWeek kicks off April 21

By Elena Johnson There are 52 weeks in a year – why not make at least one of them meat-free? US VegWeek kicks off on April 21! I hope you’ll join me in taking the 7-day VegPledge – for the planet, our health, and animals. When you sign up at USVegWeek.com, you’ll receive a free starter pack loaded with […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness ·
New Hillary Clinton memoir set for June 10 release

New Hillary Clinton memoir set for June 10 release

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Hillary Clinton, the former US secretary of state who is contemplating a second run for the White House, will release a new memoir on June 10, her publisher announced Wednesday. A website owned by Simon & Schuster was allowing users to sign up and pre-order the book, which the publisher said would consist […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, International Stars ·
Out of Borneo: The role of slavery in the peopling of the Philippines

Out of Borneo: The role of slavery in the peopling of the Philippines

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 9:30 am – 10:45 am Fowler A139 UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free and open to the public. Lecture by Roderick G. Orlina, PhD Candidate, Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University (Australia) One of the most glaring omissions in Philippine historical discourse is the legacy of slavery in shaping the nation’s […]

10.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Michelle Williams returns in new Louis Vuitton campaign

Michelle Williams returns in new Louis Vuitton campaign

(Relaxnews) – The American actress has returned for a new campaign with the French luxury brand, showing off Louis Vuitton’s latest bags and luggage. In the new adverts, 33-year-old Williams shows off the Lockit, Capucines, and Alma bags, all representing (like the actress herself) “three different facets of femininity” according to the brand.  The Lockit […]

10.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·