Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5C in Europe

Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5C in Europe

(Relaxnews) – As of Tuesday, EU consumers can snap up a cheaper version of the company’s multi-colored handset. The new entry-level version of the iPhone 5C only offers 8GB of on-board memory, half that of the 16GB version which, until Tuesday morning, was the base handset. However, as well as having less storage, the new […]

18.03.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Happiness not valued equally across cultures, review finds

Happiness not valued equally across cultures, review finds

(Relaxnews) – A recent review has found ideas on happiness vary greatly according to culture. Mohsen Joshanloo and Dan Weijers of the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand say that while happiness is the ultimate goal in some cultures, others believe it attracts negative consequences. Claimed to be the first study to look at the concept […]

18.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Trailer: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

Trailer: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

(Relaxnews) – Marvel’s May 23 superhero film continues teasing a full trailer due in a week’s time with this 15-second teaser posted to Instagram. With the clip’s screen real estate divided into nine, a baseball-team’s worth of supermutants features in a sequential, segmented montage. And with the film’s storyline spanning both past and future, “X-Men: […]

18.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Winslet honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Winslet honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet was honored with a star on the storied Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday — hours after an earthquake jolted Tinseltown awake. The “Titanic” star joked that the pre-dawn 4.4 magnitude quake, which was felt strongly across the Los Angeles area, occurred just as she was getting ready […]

18.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Josh Lucas joins Debra Messing in ‘The Mysteries of Laura’

Josh Lucas joins Debra Messing in ‘The Mysteries of Laura’

(Relaxnews) – Two years after the last episode of “The Firm,” the American actor has signed on with NBC once again, this time for a crime dramedy adapted from the Spanish format “Los Misterios de Laura.” Former “Will & Grace” star Debra Messing will play the titular Laura, a tough and cunning homicide detective and […]

18.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott found dead in New York

Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott found dead in New York

(NEW YORK-AFP) – L’Wren Scott, American fashion designer to the stars and long-time girlfriend of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, was found dead at her New York apartment on Monday. Jagger, 70, was “completely shocked and devastated” by the death of the 49-year-old Scott, a spokesman for the rocker said. According to US media, the […]

18.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
On-line Catalog of Southeast Asian Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

On-line Catalog of Southeast Asian Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Ongoing Prof. Robert L. Brown of UCLA’s Department of Art History also serves as the South and Southeast Asia Curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).  In this latter capacity he has produced an on-line catalog of Southeast Asian Art at LACMA. The catalogue can be found at seasian.catalog.lacma.org/. Prof. Justin McDaniel of […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Asian News, Online ·
Advancing Justice- LA study on Asian-Americans’ access to higher education

Advancing Justice- LA study on Asian-Americans’ access to higher education

LOS ANGELES – As part of a coalition of Asian American and Pacific Islander civil rights and higher education organizations, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles has released a brief report entitled Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California: How Higher Education Diversity Benefits Our Communities. A one-page summary of the report was also released, including […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Cambodian New Year Celebration 2014

Cambodian New Year Celebration 2014

Saturday, April 19, 2014 9 am – 5 pm El Dorado Park 7550 E. Spring Street Long Beach, CA 90808 Admission tickets (per vehicle): •              $30 pre-sale (price included $7 park fee pay to the city) per vehicle •              $40 on the day of the event available at the park entrance (included the $7 park […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Easy Irish Soda Bread

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Easy Irish Soda Bread

(Family Features) Whether you’re Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is a time for Celtic celebrations – so try your luck with a classic like Irish Soda Bread, a popular Irish recipe with a hint of sweetness from cinnamon and raisins. “Irish Soda Bread gets its name from the fact that it uses baking soda […]

The Best Brunch Ever

The Best Brunch Ever

Delicious dishes your family will love (Family Features) Only one meal has the power to pull even the most tired souls from the comfort of their beds — a delicious, satisfying and beautiful brunch. With its prime positioning between breakfast and lunch, brunch has quite a following of hungry fans. Whether celebrating a special occasion […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Kitchenomics, Saint Patrick's Day ·
Beauty tutorials: get some of Scarlett Johansson’s best looks

Beauty tutorials: get some of Scarlett Johansson’s best looks

(Relaxnews) – As her latest movie “Under The Skin” (directed by Jonathan Glazer) begins to hit the silver screen, we take a look at how to steal the 29-year-old actress’s beauty look. Pixiwoo - youtu.be/AZheL9H5Zqk The look starts off with some Embryolisse with a mix of foundations (one natural skin color, one slightly darker) on top. […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
‘Mr Peabody & Sherman’ top dog at US box office

‘Mr Peabody & Sherman’ top dog at US box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Animated children’s film “Mr Peabody & Sherman” took top spot at the North American box office this weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday. The critically acclaimed Fox movie, based on characters from the 1960s television cartoon “Rocky and Bullwinkle” follows the adventures of a super-intelligent canine who adopts a human infant. The movie, […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New Logitech mice honor World Cup soccer teams

New Logitech mice honor World Cup soccer teams

(Relaxnews) – Less than 100 days before the opening game of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Logitech has announced a collection of 13 mice, each honoring one of the nations competing in the tournament. These Football Edition Mice, versions of the M235 wireless mouse, are available now in Europe. This new special edition collection […]

Global landmarks switch off the lights for Earth Hour 2014

Global landmarks switch off the lights for Earth Hour 2014

(Relaxnews) – Famous buildings and monuments around the world will be plunged into darkness on March 29 to honor the global environmental initiative Earth Hour. In North America, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the Empire State Building in New York and the Space Needle in Seattle are just some of the legendary sites which […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Home & Garden ·
The top spring destinations of 2014: National Geographic Travel

The top spring destinations of 2014: National Geographic Travel

(Relaxnews) – A wine-growing valley in Chile, walking paths in Tasmania and Ireland’s untamed, rugged coastline have been singled out as among some of the top spring destinations of 2014 by National Geographic Travel. Editors at the publication offer an interesting list of top 10 spring vacation ideas that focus on outdoor activities like hiking, […]

15.03.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Motoring ·
Half-Filipino & Half-Indian Puneet Prasad declared Mr. South Asia 2014

Half-Filipino & Half-Indian Puneet Prasad declared Mr. South Asia 2014

California, USA: Filled with glitz and glamour, Reena Rai was crowned Miss South Asia 2014 and Puneet Prasad was announced Mr. South Asia 2014. Over 450 people packed the ballroom to see Spirit Of India’s 22nd annual pageant held on March 8 in Milpitas, California. Beauty queen Rima Fakih, the first Muslim-American to win Miss USA […]

15.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Local News, Photos ·
World’s monuments turning green for St. Patrick’s Day

World’s monuments turning green for St. Patrick’s Day

(Relaxnews) – Between March 14 and 17, iconic monuments around the world will be bathed in green light in honor of the traditional Irish holiday. New monuments join the worldwide celebration each year. Among the sites that will turn green for St. Patrick’s Day in 2014 are the Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo, Norway and […]

15.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Holidays, Photos ·
How to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day around the world

How to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day around the world

(Relaxnews) – Be it a light show at a major landmark or a pint of Guinness, here’s how the Irish diaspora — and revelers looking for an excuse to don green hats — can fete St. Patrick’s Day this year. In its annual ‘greening’ the world campaign, Tourism Ireland has pulled off an impressive coup […]

15.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Kasia Smutniak new face of Fendi fragrance

Kasia Smutniak new face of Fendi fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Polish-born Italian actress Kasia Smutniak signs on as face of a new Fendi women’s scent. Polish-born Kasia Smutniak is something of a darling of the Italian silver screen. She also has a burgeoning international appeal, having appeared in the 2010 John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys Meyers vehicle “From Paris with Love.” Now she’s […]

14.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·