McDonald’s launches new sandwich using Big Mac ‘special sauce’

McDonald’s launches new sandwich using Big Mac ‘special sauce’

(Relaxnews) – The latest launch out of McDonald’s will be the first burger aside from the Big Mac to be slathered in the iconic sandwich’s ‘special sauce.’ McDonald’s has poached its own recipe for success by taking the ‘special sauce’ used on Big Macs and slathering it on its latest sandwich launch. The Bacon Clubhouse […]

19.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Intelligent people more likely to trust others: study

Intelligent people more likely to trust others: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study out of Oxford University indicates intelligent people are more likely to trust others, while those with lower scores on intelligence scales aren’t as trusting. Researchers based findings on an analysis of the General Social Survey, a nationally representative public opinion survey in the United States that occurs every one to two years. […]

19.03.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Super Junior-M to release new album on Chinese websites

Super Junior-M to release new album on Chinese websites

(SEOUL-AFP) – Asian boy band Super Junior-M will make a comeback this week with the release on Friday of a new album on Chinese Internet services, their agency said. “Swing” is their first album in more than 15 months since “Break Down”, which hit No. 1 on the US Billboard World Album Chart and landed […]

19.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Brad Pitt could headline ‘True Detective’ season 2

Brad Pitt could headline ‘True Detective’ season 2

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood A-lister is reportedly among candidates to take over from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in the second season of HBO’s crime series. Officially, the premium cable network has yet to order the second season of “True Detective,” but speculation abounds nonetheless. According to some sources, HBO is waiting to read the […]

19.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
New Star Wars to start filming in Britain in May

New Star Wars to start filming in Britain in May

(LONDON-AFP) – The first new Star Wars movie for a decade will start filming in Britain in May, it was revealed Wednesday, and the loveable droid R2-D2 is among the cast. Filming will begin at Pinewood Studios outside London, where pre-production has been under way for several months. The movie, currently known only as “Star […]

19.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Marc Jacobs on beauty: ‘The eyes are the first feature I notice’

Marc Jacobs on beauty: ‘The eyes are the first feature I notice’

(Relaxnews) – Interviewed at the luxurious Hôtel Meurice in Paris, the designer sat down with Parismodes.tv on March 13 to talk about his new Marc Jacobs Beauty line. After launching in the US and then Dubai last fall, Marc Jacobs Beauty arrived in Europe on March 6. The products are set to appear in Asian and Brazilian […]

Spring 2014: women’s fragrances not to miss

Spring 2014: women’s fragrances not to miss

(Relaxnews) – As the days grow longer, a number of perfume makers and beauty brands are preparing to launch new fragrances for the Spring-Summer season. While some brands, such as Cartier, have chosen to unveil entirely new scents, others have transformed their more popular perfumes into light eau de toilette fragrances that are perfect for […]

18.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
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 ·