Eat more fresh fruit and veg, Britons told in health study

Eat more fresh fruit and veg, Britons told in health study

(LONDON-AFP) – Britons should eat seven portions of fresh fruit and vegetables a day, according to new research into healthy eating, published on Tuesday. The state-run National Health Service currently recommends each person eats five 80-gramme (three-ounce) helpings of fruit and vegetables daily. But researchers at University College London (UCL) found that eating seven portions […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Indie film ‘Jiseul’ wins Best Picture at Korea’s Wildflower Awards

Indie film ‘Jiseul’ wins Best Picture at Korea’s Wildflower Awards

(Relaxnews) – Sundance and Busan alumnus “Jisuel” scored top honors at the Wildflower Film Awards Korea, while tale of atonement “Fatal” took two accolades from the annual ceremony’s inaugural edition. Depicting historical events that took place upon South Korea’s isolated Jeju Island in 1948, “Jisuel” (or “지슬”) focuses on the fate of 60 villagers who […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Tender ‘Say I Love You’ trailer boasts One Direction soundtrack

Tender ‘Say I Love You’ trailer boasts One Direction soundtrack

(Relaxnews) – There’s a new trailer out for Japanese high school romance “Say ‘I Love You,’” based on a successful comic book series and now bound for live-action cinematic remake. Starring Haruna Kawaguchi as shy, distrustful loner Mei, and Sōta Fukushi as the confident, curious Yamaoto — one of her high school’s most popular students […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Cacharel’s Anaïs Anaïs turns 36 with a sweet variation

Cacharel’s Anaïs Anaïs turns 36 with a sweet variation

(Relaxnews) – Launched in 1978, Cacharel’s iconic perfume has been updated for a new generation of women. Anaïs Anaïs Premier Délice, a fresher, sweeter and more modern take on the original fragrance, will be available from April 1. With this new variation, the French brand hopes to appeal to women whose mothers wore the original […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
18,000 Students to Kick Up Heels in Simultaneous Participatory Dance Performance on The Music Center Plaza at 44th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

18,000 Students to Kick Up Heels in Simultaneous Participatory Dance Performance on The Music Center Plaza at 44th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

– California’s Longest-Continuing Arts Education Initiative Keeps Performing Arts Alive for Students Despite Budget Challenges in Schools – WHAT:   More than 3,100 fifth grade students (18,000 over three days) from throughout Los Angeles County will simultaneously perform a choreographed dance on The Music Center Plaza as part of The 44th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Miss and Queen (Gay) of Philippine Independence Day Pageant launched

Miss and Queen (Gay) of Philippine Independence Day Pageant launched

Carson, CA – The Philippine Independence Day Foundation (PIDF) launched March 24 the search for Miss and Queen (Gay) of Philippine Independence Day in the City of Carson. PIDF holds the pageant as a fundraiser for its projects as well as organizing the Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Veterans Park on June 7. The Independence Day event has […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
More evidence of Mediterranean diet’s heart-healthy benefits

More evidence of Mediterranean diet’s heart-healthy benefits

(Relaxnews) – The link between heart health and the Mediterranean diet has already been established, but a new, large-scale study provides additional evidence regarding this link, finding that eating a Mediterranean diet can lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two causes of inflammation in the body. The Mediterranean diet consists of plenty of […]

31.03.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
10 things you didn’t know about the Eiffel Tower on its 125th birthday

10 things you didn’t know about the Eiffel Tower on its 125th birthday

(Relaxnews) – It takes a lot of primping and priming to look good at 125 years old. Just ask the Eiffel Tower, arguably the most recognizable silhouette in the world, and marks the milestone March 31. When Gustave Eiffel built the latticed tower for the World Fair in 1889, it was supposed to be a […]

31.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Where to see the stars of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ after Monday’s finale

Where to see the stars of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ after Monday’s finale

(Relaxnews) – The cast of “How I Met Your Mother” will appear together for the last time in the show’s finale, which airs at 8pm ET Monday, March 31, on CBS. After returning to the sitcom season after season since 2005, the actors are now going their separate ways and looking towards new horizons. Most […]

31.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Wedding dress on the tight side? 5 foods to avoid

Wedding dress on the tight side? 5 foods to avoid

(Relaxnews) – Altered and carefully placed on its hanger, your wedding dress is ready and waiting for you. But will your measurements be the same on the big day? It’s a question that many future brides ask themselves, especially if they have chosen a particularly form-fitting gown. Of course, it is essential to exercise and […]

31.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
William, Kate release new photo with baby Prince George

William, Kate release new photo with baby Prince George

(LONDON-AFP) – Prince William and his wife Kate released a rare family photo on Saturday showing the couple with their eight-month-old son Prince George, ahead of the little boy’s first overseas tour. The Duke of Cambridge, the second in line to the throne, is pictured with his wife and son looking out of an open […]

31.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, International Stars ·
Obama signs Philippine Charitable Giving Assistance Act

Obama signs Philippine Charitable Giving Assistance Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States President Obama today signed into law a legislative measure that would allow American taxpayers to claim deductions for donations they made to support relief and rehabilitation efforts in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The enactment of the Philippine Charitable Giving Assistance Act, which would also allow US […]

31.03.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Lights off for Earth Hour’s global crowdfunding call

Lights off for Earth Hour’s global crowdfunding call

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Lights went off in thousands of cities and towns across the world on Saturday for the annual Earth Hour campaign, which is aiming to raise money via the Internet for local environmental projects. The Singapore-based campaign by conservation group WWF was boosted by Hollywood star power, with “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ stars Andrew […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Home & Garden ·
David Sadigh of Digital Luxury Group: ‘in China interest in all luxury watch categories continues to rise’

David Sadigh of Digital Luxury Group: ‘in China interest in all luxury watch categories continues to rise’

(Relaxnews) – As Baselworld 2014 kicks off, we spoke to David Sadigh, CEO of Digital Luxury Group about the trends uncovered in the company’s latest  World Watch Report: What are the top three luxury watch trends to remember going into Baselworld 2014? 1. Despite a slowdown in sales in Asia, global consumer demand for luxury watches grew by +5.7%. […]

Sydney Harbour stages outdoor pop-up opera under the stars

Sydney Harbour stages outdoor pop-up opera under the stars

(Relaxnews) – If ever there was a way to add more drama and theater to an opera production, it’s this: stage “Madame Butterfly” outside one of the world’s most iconic and famous opera houses against the curtain of the Sydney skyline, on the water’s edge, and add an explosion of fireworks to mark the final […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Trailer: nature unleashes its fury in ‘Into the Storm’

Trailer: nature unleashes its fury in ‘Into the Storm’

(Relaxnews) – Warner Bros have uploaded the first teaser trailer for the forthcoming catastrophe movie, which is due in theaters in August. The first look at “Into the Storm,” the video alternates between chilling silence and the cacophony of terrified screams, high-speed winds and tornado sirens. Complete with dramatic special effects, the action movie will […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Young women who eat lots of veggies are healthier later

Young women who eat lots of veggies are healthier later

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Young women who eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables show significantly lower rates of hardening in the arteries 20 years later, said US research out Friday. However, men did not appear to benefit the way women did, raising questions about why a heart healthy diet may benefit one sex over the […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Tales from the Organ Trade (Philippines)

Tales from the Organ Trade (Philippines)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:30 – 7:00 PM Tamkin Auditorium Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free and open to the public, but RSVP requested at www.eventbrite.com/e/global-health-awareness-week-at-ucla-tickets-10958748913 Documentary film on the human organ trade includes footage from the Philippines. Film to be followed by panel with Filmmaker Ric Bienstock, Transplant […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Online ·
Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives

Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives

On going Display UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History UCLA Campus www.fowler.ucla.edu/exhibitions/intersections Museum admission is free.  Some of the exhibit can also be viewed online. Los Angeles museum-goers at last have an ongoing opportunity to enjoy one of our nation’s most important collections of art from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas in Intersections: […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Happenings ·
The Triumph of Philippine Art

The Triumph of Philippine Art

Through April 13, 2014 The Triumph of Philippine Art USC Fisher Museum of Art 823 Exposition Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90089 Tel: 213-740-4561 Web announcement: fisher.usc.edu/exhibitions/triumph_of_the_philippines.html As never been done before, The Triumph of Philippine Art exhibits the nation’s political story and turmoil. The exhibition features various Contemporary Filipino-American artists and has been compiled by M. Teresa Lapid Rodriguez, who […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings ·