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 ·
What do you get when you cross a supercar with a hovercraft?

What do you get when you cross a supercar with a hovercraft?

(Relaxnews) – According to US company Mercier-Jones, it’s a Supercraft. A two-seat amphibious vehicle that is bound to turn heads, whether crossing the marina in Monte-Carlo or traversing the sand dunes of Dubai. Billed as the car of the future you can drive over land, ice, sand, water and everything in-between, Mercier-Jones is certain that its latest […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Shu Uemura teams up with Mika Ninagawa again this summer

Shu Uemura teams up with Mika Ninagawa again this summer

(Relaxnews) – The Japanese cosmetics brand has renewed its partnership with photographer and director Mika Ninagawa for the Summer 2014 season. The resulting makeup line, a journey into the artist’s brightly colored world, will be available from May 21. The Japanese photographer teamed up with Shu Uemura for two collections in the past, in 2008 […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment ·
Aroma-diffusing fork adds another layer to dinner

Aroma-diffusing fork adds another layer to dinner

(Relaxnews) – Designed to enhance the dining experience, Canadian entrepreneurs have created a fork that emits aromas like lychee, passion fruit, cilantro or ginger for an added olfactory layer. It’s called the Aromafork and is a rethink on conventional cutlery. Just above the prongs, the Aromafork includes a small hole that diffuses liquid aromas with the use […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Dubai’s metro stations set to be transformed into art museums

Dubai’s metro stations set to be transformed into art museums

(Relaxnews) – Dubai’s metro stations are to be turned into living art museums, as part of a new Dubai Metro Museum initiative introduced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. In an aim to make art accessible to the city’s commuters, four of the metropolis’s main stations will be transformed through art. Each station will […]

National 9/11 Memorial Museum to open May 21

National 9/11 Memorial Museum to open May 21

(Relaxnews) – On May 21, when the doors to the 9/11 Memorial Museum open for the first time, visitors will pay solemn tribute to the thousands of victims who died in the terrorist attacks, retrace the events leading up to the fateful day, and examine how the tragedy continues to shape the course of the […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Online ·
Can Obama Initiatives Elevate Black Achievement in Age of Higher Education Standards?

Can Obama Initiatives Elevate Black Achievement in Age of Higher Education Standards?

by : George White If President Obama’s new initiatives for boys and young men of color are to succeed, educators must find ways to help underperforming students thrive under Common Core, the new and more rigorous academic standards that schools in 45 states are beginning to implement. That’s the assessment of Freeman Hrabowski, president of […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Malaysia says missing jet crashed at sea

Malaysia says missing jet crashed at sea

By M. Jegathesan KUALA LUMPUR, March 24, 2014 (AFP) – Malaysia said Monday the passenger jet which went missing more than two weeks ago crashed in the Indian Ocean, but shed no light on the mystery of why it veered from its intended course. Prime Minister Najib Razak said new satellite analysis of Malaysia Airlines […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
Get involved! Become a mission partner, benefactor or donor for poverty alleviation foundation

Get involved! Become a mission partner, benefactor or donor for poverty alleviation foundation

LONG BEACH – Mast Sisters, Missionary Volunteers of the Poverty Alleviation Foundation held their regular meeting at the Mission  House of the Mast Sisters in Long Beach, CA. They also prepared fundraising materials for distribution to different parishes. These fundraising materials are for the Poverty Alleviation Foundation Fund Campaign, asking for financial support to sustain their care […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Consulate attends fundraising concert of REO Brothers of Tacloban

Consulate attends fundraising concert of REO Brothers of Tacloban

Los Angeles, CA – Philippine Consulate General Officials attended the fundraising concert to benefit the victims of Typhoon Haiyan organized by the Rotary Club of Historic Filipinotown in collaboration with APO GLA and UP APO Foundation on 15 March 2014 at Incarnation Community Center Gym, Glendale, California.  The concert features the REO Brothers, Raymart, RJ, Ralph […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·