DS presents its first premium SUV for Chinese market

DS presents its first premium SUV for Chinese market

(Relaxnews) – Citroën’s premium brand DS, which is marketed exclusively in China, has just introduced its first SUV. Slated to premiere at the next Beijing Auto Show, the DS 6WR is directly derived from the Wild Rubis concept and aims to combine performance and luxury. In terms of design, the DS 6WR is equipped with […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Japan firm offers glowing finger for those phoning home

Japan firm offers glowing finger for those phoning home

(TOKYO-AFP) – If you thought a finger that glows when you phone home was strictly the preserve of extra-terrestrials, think again: a Japanese firm has unveiled nails that light up when you make a call. Unlike “E.T.” in the 1982 Steven Spielberg film, modern-day Japanese fashionistas need only pick up their Android-powered smartphone to set […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: News ·
Chocolate Easter eggs get the haute couture treatment

Chocolate Easter eggs get the haute couture treatment

(Relaxnews) – Design houses like Roberto Cavalli and Armani are creating some of the chicest Easter eggs on the block, enrobing confectionery in animal-inspired prints and wrapping their Easter collections with a pink sash. Cavalli’s springtime ode, for instance, comes in the form of a trio of zebra and giraffe-inspired white, milk and dark chocolate […]

17.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Easter, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
2014 Giraglia Rolex Cup to finish in Monte Carlo

2014 Giraglia Rolex Cup to finish in Monte Carlo

(Relaxnews) – For the first time in history, the famous regatta will take sailors from Saint-Tropez to Monte-Carlo, rather than ending in Italy. The change in finish line location is a one-time occurrence, according to the organizers. For its 62nd edition, the Giraglia Rolex Cup will defy the tradition that has always defined its finish […]

16.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Lady Gaga, Psy to perform at S. Korea festival

Lady Gaga, Psy to perform at S. Korea festival

(SEOUL-AFP) – US pop diva Lady Gaga is slated to perform at a summer music festival in South Korea, where her first show two years ago received an adult-only rating from state censors. The festival, to be held at Seoul’s Olympic stadium on August 15-16, will feature a host of K-pop stars including “Gangnam Style” […]

16.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Four more ‘Walking Dead’ books greenlit by Kirkman

Four more ‘Walking Dead’ books greenlit by Kirkman

(Relaxnews) – Robert Kirkman, creator of “The Walking Dead,” has given the go-ahead to another spin-off storyline from novelist Jay Bonansinga. “Descent,” which is due for an October 14 release from Thomas Dunne Books and St. Martin’s Press, revolves around Lilly Caul, one of Kirkman’s original characters who returns from Bonansinga’s 2012 novel “The Walking […]

16.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Louise Bourgoin to represent Kenzo’s next fragrance

Louise Bourgoin to represent Kenzo’s next fragrance

(Relaxnews) – On April 15, Kenzo announced that it has chosen the French actress and model Louise Bourgoin as the spokesmodel for its next women’s fragrance. Rumors regarding the tie-up had been swirling for close to a year, but Kenzo Parfums had yet to confirm the partnership until now. For the time being, Kenzo has […]

16.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
Harry Potter fans open online Hogwarts school

Harry Potter fans open online Hogwarts school

(Relaxnews) – Hogwarts is Here, an online educational website modeled after J.K. Rowling’s school for young magic-users, is open for currency-free business. Following in the footsteps of the fictional Harry, Hermione and Ron just got a whole lot easier with a selection of nine-week online courses provided by a coven of industrious fans. Launched on […]

16.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Offbeat, Online ·
Japan virtual star Hatsune to join Lady Gaga tour

Japan virtual star Hatsune to join Lady Gaga tour

(TOKYO-AFP) – Hatsune Miku, a computer-generated Japanese pop star who performs as a hologram, is to support some of Lady Gaga’s tour of North America next month, the US songstress has announced on Twitter. The pixel-perfect pop princess, whose voice is also the product of digital code, will perform in 3D alongside a band made […]

Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, ballet dancer Christine Rocas, singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation’s capital for a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The Philippine Embassy said the concert, dubbed “After the Storm,” will be staged at the Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts here […]

16.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Couples who suffered honeymoon disasters offered free do-over

Couples who suffered honeymoon disasters offered free do-over

(Relaxnews) – Cathay Pacific Airways and boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith are offering couples who were rained-out on their Caribbean honeymoon or never took one at all a luxury ‘honeymoon makeover’ package to Bali. For couples who were forced to put their “for better or worse” vows to the test early because of […]

Karine Arabian unveils new handbag collection

Karine Arabian unveils new handbag collection

(Relaxnews) – Spring-Summer 2014 marks the return of handbags at Karine Arabian, as the brand’s accessories line consisted solely of leather cuff bracelets last season. The new collection will be available from April 30. Like the latest Karine Arabian shoe collection, the new handbag line is characterized by a sophisticated yet trendy style. Round and […]

15.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
James Franco to headline ‘Michael’

James Franco to headline ‘Michael’

(Relaxnews) – The actor and director will play a former gay activist turned anti-gay Christian pastor in this drama, Deadline.com reports. James Franco will appear in the title role of “Michael,” the directorial debut of 22-year-old Canadian actor Justin Kelly (“Maps of the Stars”). The film will be based on the true story of Michael […]

15.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Johnny Depp to appear in Kevin Smith’s next movie

Johnny Depp to appear in Kevin Smith’s next movie

(Relaxnews) – The actor and producer will take part in “Tusk,” the forthcoming feature from the director who gained a cult following in the 1990s with “Clerks” and “Mallrats.” News of Johnny Depp’s involvement was revealed by Justin Long, the star of “Tusk,” in an interview with Long-island.newsday.com. According to Thewrap.com, the 50-year-old actor will […]

15.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fasting in the land of plenty: Germans say less is more

Fasting in the land of plenty: Germans say less is more

(UEBERLINGEN, Germany-AFP) – What to give the patient who has everything? Well-off Germans in Europe’s top economy are increasingly deciding less is more and fasting to cure what ails them. High-end clinics specialising in deprivation rather than pampering are all the rage in Germany, one of the homes of the fasting movement, and in some […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Clean cutting boards a must for avoiding E. coli contamination

Clean cutting boards a must for avoiding E. coli contamination

(Relaxnews) – According to a recent study, hospitals aren’t the only places where the multi-drug-resistant bacteria E. coli may be lurking. The results of the investigation confirm what most germophobes already know: hands and cutting boards should be thoroughly washed to avoid contamination, particularly after coming into contact with raw poultry. Along with hands, cutting […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Vera Wang unveils Spring 2015 Bridal film

Vera Wang unveils Spring 2015 Bridal film

(Relaxnews) – The New York City designer, famed for her luxurious bridal gowns, has unveiled an extremely cool fashion film to show off her latest designs. Vera Wang debuted her Spring 2015 Bridal collection with a new film titled “Chasing Alix.” Directed by fast-rising fashion filmmaker and photographer Gordon Von Steiner, the one-and-a-half minute film stars A-list […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Online, Videos ·
Antarctica, a dream destination for tourists

Antarctica, a dream destination for tourists

(PRESIDENT FREI BASE, Antarctica-AFP) – As the sun sets, the cloudy sky melds with the glaring white of the frozen terrain. Tourists trudging in single file line marvel over blue glaciers in Antarctica, a hip new vacation destination. The group paid a small fortune — $3,000 per head — for a quick five-hour visit to […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
“Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka”

“Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka”

Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:30 PM James Bridges Theater Melnitz Hall UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Admission fee: $5 Web announcement: permiasla.org/imovie Information from Erdy Putra: 213-399-9668; eputra@usc.edu 2013 film by MVP Pictures: Director: Hanung Bramantyo; Writer: Ben Sihombing; Executive Producer: Amrit Punjabi; Lead Actor: Ario Bayu. Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWLCasO3rcE The film features the life of Soekarno, the first […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Online, Videos ·
Fans to tune in Sunday for final ‘Mad Men’ season

Fans to tune in Sunday for final ‘Mad Men’ season

(Relaxnews) – The show and its cast of New York ad executives returns to AMC on Sunday, April 13. Fans are eagerly awaiting the premiere of this seventh and final season of “Mad Men,” especially since creators have kept plot details strictly under wraps. This season, Don Draper and his entourage are living in the […]

12.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·