New online tool calculates heart’s ‘age’

New online tool calculates heart’s ‘age’

(Relaxnews) – Is your heart older than you are? A tool from Joint British Societies allows people to test their heart’s “true age,” which subsequently provides an estimate regarding chances of heart disease later in life. Entitled the JBS3 Risk Calculator, the tool works by calculating a person’s lifestyle habits, cholesterol level, blood pressure and […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
‘Social media wedding concierge’ will live-tweet ceremony for $3,000

‘Social media wedding concierge’ will live-tweet ceremony for $3,000

(Relaxnews) – The W Hotel chain in New York is getting a lot of flak for its newly announced “social media wedding concierge,” a $3,000 service that involves paying a stranger to follow the couple around and post Facebook status updates, Instagram photos and live tweets of the nuptials. The service, pitched to US media […]

Madonna preparing to direct third film

Madonna preparing to direct third film

(Relaxnews) – The pop icon plans to return to filmmaking with “Adé: A Love Story,” a drama about two star-crossed lovers. After “Filth and Wisdom” (2008) and “W.E.” (2011), Madonna plans to helm a film adapted from Rebecca Walker’s partially autobiographical novel, which was published in the US last fall.  The Hollywood Reporter broke the […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Meryl Streep to play former rock star in ‘Ricky and the Flash’

Meryl Streep to play former rock star in ‘Ricky and the Flash’

(Relaxnews) – The actress is attached to headline this indie drama in the role of an aging rock star. Coming off of her role in “August: Osage County,” Meryl Streep has agreed to play an aging rock star in “Ricky and the Flash,” Thewrap.com reports.  The character attempts to reconnect with her children after decades […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
ABC to premiere ‘The Astronaut Wives Club’ in July

ABC to premiere ‘The Astronaut Wives Club’ in July

(Relaxnews) – The latest series from the creators of “Gossip Girl” will premiere July 24, ABC has announced. Ahead of the launch of its new drama “Black Box” this April, the network has also set season premiere dates for its returning series “Mistresses” and “Rookie Blue.” Adapted from Lily Koppel’s best-selling novel, published last June, […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Latin American cultures inspire Azzaro 2014 limited editions

Latin American cultures inspire Azzaro 2014 limited editions

(Relaxnews) – Following a tribute to Loris Azzaro’s Mediterranean origins last summer, the Italian brand has shifted its focus to Latin America for its two 2014 limited editions, designed by French artist Takeshi. Takeshi, who is based in New York, was invited to offer a new take on the flacons for Azzaro Pour Homme and […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Barbour and Land Rover to launch clothing range

Barbour and Land Rover to launch clothing range

(Relaxnews) – New partnership, which sees two quintessentially British and quintessentially rural icons come together could prove to be a perfect fit The first joint collection for Autumn/Winter 2014 will go on sale globally in August under the Barbour for Land Rover banner. The companies, which officially announced their partnership on Wednesday, promise that the […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Bradley Cooper could be the next Indiana Jones

Bradley Cooper could be the next Indiana Jones

(Relaxnews) – Producers have their sights set on the “American Hustle” star for a reboot of the famous adventure movie franchise, Latino-review.com reports. According to the website, Bradley Cooper is on Disney’s shortlist of actors who might fill Harrison Ford’s shoes by playing the famous archaeologist. The studio acquired the rights to the “Indiana Jones” […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dramatic photos show scale of man compared to ship

Dramatic photos show scale of man compared to ship

(Relaxnews) – The photos are dramatic, revealing the incredible scale between the master and his ship. To mark the 10th anniversary of the Queen Mary 2, one of the largest and most expensive ocean liners ever built, parent company Cunard commissioned Australian photographer James Morgan to capture Captain Kevin Oprey with the ship he commands. […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Photos ·
Robin Wright and Sam Worthington on course for Everest

Robin Wright and Sam Worthington on course for Everest

(Relaxnews) – The “House of Cards” actress and the actor made world famous via “Avatar” are joining the stellar cast of TV series “Everest.” Wright and Worthington join a list of names that includes Josh Brolin, Jason Clarke, and Jake Gyllenhaal in this adaptation by Iceland’s Baltasar Kormakur (“101 Reykjavík,” “2 Guns”). Emily Watson and […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Summer 2014 is Out of this World at Grand Park

Summer 2014 is Out of this World at Grand Park

– Blockbuster Fourth of July Celebration Returns, Bigger and Better, with Downtown’s Largest Fireworks Display – – Line-up Includes North American Premiere of Universe of Sound: The Planets – LOS ANGELES (March 25, 2014) – Grand Park will captivate, surprise and delight guests this summer with a multi-faceted programming line-up for all ages and interests […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
First-ever United States Mint curved coins to go on sale

First-ever United States Mint curved coins to go on sale

(Relaxnews) – The first curved coins from the United States Mint are set to go on sale on March 27. The limited edition coins, which are part of the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program, include a $5 gold coin, a $1 silver coin and a half-dollar clad coin. The concave design, […]

Construction date set for the world’s tallest tower

Construction date set for the world’s tallest tower

(Relaxnews) – Construction work on the world’s first 1km-high building, the Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia, is set to begin on April 27. The $1.2 billion project has been plagued by setbacks since it was first proposed in 2011, but above-ground work on the Jeddah super skyscraper will commence next month, Building reports. Stretching at least 1,000m, […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Water immersion may increase blood flow in the brain: study

Water immersion may increase blood flow in the brain: study

(Relaxnews) – Love water-based activities? You may be helping your health more than you thought. A small study by Howard Carter of the University of Western Australia School of Sport Science suggests that immersing the body in water to the level of the heart increases blood flow through the brain’s cerebral arteries, thus improving vascular health and […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Fox signs John Green’s ‘Paper Towns’

Fox signs John Green’s ‘Paper Towns’

(Relaxnews) – The author of “The Fault in Our Stars” has seen a second novel go to Fox Pictures, with the former’s supporting actor Nat Wolff in line for the leading role in “Paper Towns.” Even if “The Fault in Our Stars,” which also stars Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, isn’t due in theaters until […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film ·
Jackie Chan’s K-pop group releases debut single, video

Jackie Chan’s K-pop group releases debut single, video

(Relaxnews) – K-pop boy band JJCC (pronounced “Double JC”), which is managed by none other than action film star Jackie Chan, has revealed its debut track, “At First,” along with a video spotlighting four of the group’s members. It was reported in The Guardian and elsewhere earlier this month that the musician and martial artist had taken […]

Full trailer: Blunt and Cruise team up for ‘Edge of Tomorrow’

Full trailer: Blunt and Cruise team up for ‘Edge of Tomorrow’

(Relaxnews) – Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise have an impossible mission to achieve in “Edge of Tomorrow” — drop a fresh rookie soldier into the heart of a ferocious sci-fi battle, and go on to save the world. Fortunately, Cruise’s character Bill Cage is sucked into a time loop, giving him infinite opportunities to become […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Lancôme unveils Golden Riviera summer makeup line

Lancôme unveils Golden Riviera summer makeup line

(Relaxnews) – For the Summer 2014 season, the luxury brand has presented a makeup collection reminiscent of sand, surf and sun. Canadian supermodel Daria Werbowy is the face of the new line. In contrast to Chanel’s latest summer collection, with its bright pink hues and pastels, the new Lancôme line is based on sun-kissed golden […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Nearly a third of Americans haven’t been to a bank in six months

Nearly a third of Americans haven’t been to a bank in six months

(Relaxnews) – Almost a third of Americans haven’t set foot in a bank for anything other than ATM use over the last six months, according to a new survey. A Bankrate study carried out this month has revealed that 21 percent of US residents last went to their bank over 12 months ago, with a further nine […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
BatteryBox: five years of portable power

BatteryBox: five years of portable power

(Relaxnews) – The BatteryBox is by no means the only portable back-up power device on the market, but what makes it so clever is that once charged up, it stays charged up and is guaranteed to perform like new for five years. That, and the fact that despite being small enough to fit in the […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Environment, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·