New research suggests five-second rule exists

New research suggests five-second rule exists

(Relaxnews) – We’ve all done it: a piece of food falls on the floor and we immediately pick it up while possibly saying “Five-second rule!” While it’s been believed that eating food on the floor for five seconds isn’t the greatest idea, new research from the Aston University’s School of Life and Health Sciences indicates […]

11.03.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Ritz-Carlton creates signature chocolate and orange cake

Ritz-Carlton creates signature chocolate and orange cake

(Relaxnews) – The Ritz-Carlton hotel has created a signature dessert that will become the edible symbol of the brand around the world. After a call was put out to the company’s network of hotels, 22 pastry chefs came up with different recipes in line with the mandate: to come up with a dessert that represented […]

11.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Videos ·
Steven Spielberg considering ‘West Side Story’ remake

Steven Spielberg considering ‘West Side Story’ remake

(Relaxnews) – Broadway musical “West Side Story” is under consideration as Steven Spielberg looks to update the stage play and 1961 film adaptation. Having debuted in 1957 in New York, “West Side Story” became a movie under the guidance of producer Robert Wise and playwright Jerome Robbins. Telling the tale of a tragic love story […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chefs cook computer-generated recipes out of food truck

Chefs cook computer-generated recipes out of food truck

(Relaxnews) – A food truck powered by the same artificial intelligence that beat humans in rounds of Jeopardy! has been rolling out across the US over the last few weeks, serving up computer-generated recipes like Baltic apple pie and pork tenderloin with vanilla. It’s a concept that stems from IBM’s Watson supercomputer, which famously beat […]

David Beckham signs as Jaguar’s brand ambassador to China

David Beckham signs as Jaguar’s brand ambassador to China

(Relaxnews) – The world’s most famous ex-footballer will become the face of a high-profile marketing campaign, including print ads shot by renowned fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh. China is fast becoming the British luxury and sportscar brand’s most important and competitive market and the choice of Beckham, arguably the most recognizable British star across the Asian […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, International Stars, Motoring ·
In a driverless future, drivers will do anything else

In a driverless future, drivers will do anything else

(GENEVA-AFP) – Brew an espresso, watch a movie on a large screen, surf the Internet or simply sit and chat with friends? As automakers and technology firms steer towards a future of driverless cars, a Swiss think tank is at the Geneva Motor Show this week showing off its vision of what vehicles might look […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Cunard to pay tribute to The Beatles aboard Queen Mary 2

Cunard to pay tribute to The Beatles aboard Queen Mary 2

(Relaxnews) – The British-American line is commemorating the Liverpool band’s first transatlantic voyage with a special cruise aboard its famous ocean liner, complete with a concert from tribute band The Beatles Experience. The Queen Mary 2 will set sail from New York on October 28 for this special voyage. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, International Stars, Online ·
Travel industry taps into social networks via bloggers

Travel industry taps into social networks via bloggers

(BERLIN-AFP) – Tourism companies are turning to travel bloggers as a route into the vast global market of social network users, industry insiders say. At Berlin’s ITB tourism fair this week, bloggers and tourism professionals were brought together at a “speed dating” event to swap tips and further their cooperation in a highly competitive sector. […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
Google commits to Android wearable tech devices

Google commits to Android wearable tech devices

(Relaxnews) – Sundar Pichai, head of Android, has announced that software development kits for creating operating systems for everything from smartwatches to headsets are coming this month. Pichai made the announcement at SXSW Interactive and said that the software development kits (SDKs) will not only make it easier for companies and individuals to use Android […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Jude Law close to joining spy comedy ‘Susan Cooper’

Jude Law close to joining spy comedy ‘Susan Cooper’

(Relaxnews) – British actor Jude Law is to join compatriot Jason Statham in spy caper “Susan Cooper,” alongside leading lady Melissa McCarthy and Australian actress Rose Byrne. The Oscar nominee is close to concluding negotiations with 20th Century Fox, reports TheWrap. The movie was written by producer and director Paul Feig, who is known for […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: News ·
Renée Zellwegger up for ‘The Whole Truth’ role

Renée Zellwegger up for ‘The Whole Truth’ role

(Relaxnews) – Renée Zellwegger is moving towards “The Whole Truth” with Daniel Craig for what’s thought to be a “courtroom thriller.” Much of the project still remains under wraps, but The Hollywood Reporter has Craig in the role of a district attorney, with Courtney Hunt directing from a Nicholas Kazan script. Hunt is best-known for […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Uma Thurman to track down Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg

Uma Thurman to track down Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg

(Relaxnews) – The actress is in line to join the cast of “American Ultra,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Currently in theaters in Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac,” Uma Thurman is in talks to join this action comedy authored by Max Landis, the screenwriter behind “Chronicle” (2012) and son to veteran director John Landis. The 43-year-old […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Elizabeth Hurley to play Queen of England in E! series

Elizabeth Hurley to play Queen of England in E! series

(Relaxnews) – The British actress has joined the cast of “The Royals,” the first original scripted series from celebrity and entertainment network E!. A new cable network is entering the fray, posing yet another challenge to major networks. For its first original scripted series, E! is developing “The Royals,” the latest idea from “One Tree […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Football: Nike overtake Adidas in World Cup teams battle

Football: Nike overtake Adidas in World Cup teams battle

(BARCELONA-AFP) – Nike will supply the kit for more teams than Adidas for the first time ever at this year’s World Cup finals. The two sports giants will throw Lionel Messi against Cristiano Ronaldo and Spain against Brazil to see who can claim a bigger chunk of the multi-billion dollar market for football boots, shirts […]

10.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations ·
Beauty tutorials inspired by the Parisian runways

Beauty tutorials inspired by the Parisian runways

(Relaxnews) – Here’s how to steal three runway styles straight from Paris fashion week. Sixties eyes http://youtu.be/WQzMuzB_K08 At Saint Laurent the 60s shift dresses were paired with black winged eyeliner and heavy mascara. This short Maybelline video shows you how to get the “modern mod” look. Start with taupe shadow on the lid, then line […]

06.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Photos, Videos ·
Trailer: Jamie Foxx takes ‘Annie’ under his wing

Trailer: Jamie Foxx takes ‘Annie’ under his wing

(Relaxnews) – A first trailer has been released for the classic musical’s modern movie adaptation. A 2m30s video offers a look at the little orphan Annie, as played by Quvenzhané Wallis (“12 Years a Slave”), protected by millionaire and mayoral candidate Benjamin Stacks, in the skin of Jamie Foxx. Cameron Diaz becomes orphanage tyrant Miss […]

06.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Justin Timberlake-produced ‘Idolmaker’ reboot finds its director

Justin Timberlake-produced ‘Idolmaker’ reboot finds its director

(Relaxnews) – American filmmaker Craig Brewer is reportedly in talks to helm a remake of the 1980 musical feature “The Idolmaker” with Justin Timberlake producing, Variety reports. After helming the “Footloose” reboot in 2011, Craig Brewer is on his way to reviving Taylor Hackford’s “The Idolmaker,” set in the music industry during the 1950s. The […]

06.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
Pizza Hut develops interactive tabletop menu technology

Pizza Hut develops interactive tabletop menu technology

(Relaxnews) – Here’s another sign that traditional restaurant menus may be inching towards extinction: Pizza Hut has created an interactive touchscreen tabletop that would allow diners to build their pizza they way they like, using swiping and tapping gestures. Developed with Chaotic Moon Studios, the digital menu ordering service acts much like a tablet allowing […]

06.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Burger King kids’ meals come with low-cal fries

Burger King kids’ meals come with low-cal fries

(Relaxnews) – Burger King has replaced regular fries in its kids’ meals with a lower-calorie, low-fat spud. In its calorie count, BK compares its ‘Satisfries’ to its golden arched rival, saying that the lower-calorie crinkle cut spud has 40 percent less fat and 30 percent fewer calories than McDonald’s fries. Overall, the reduced-calorie fry clocks […]

06.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
WHO recommends halving daily sugar intake in fight against obesity

WHO recommends halving daily sugar intake in fight against obesity

(GENEVA-AFP) – The World Health Organisation Wednesday said the recommended amount of sugar consumed daily should be halved as it stepped up its battle against public health problems like obesity and tooth decay. The UN health agency said it was maintaining its 2002 guidelines that sugars should make up less than 10 percent of total […]

06.03.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·