Crystal Cruises creates ‘Game of Thrones’ excursion

Crystal Cruises creates ‘Game of Thrones’ excursion

(Relaxnews) – Crystal Cruises has created an excursion for “Game of Thrones” fans that will take guests to key filming locations in Northern Ireland as part of a cruise along the British Isles. In response to the cult-like popularity of the HBO fantasy drama, the cruise line has added a half-day excursion to their seven […]

10.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
Adam Brody and Chloë Sevigny to play expats for Amazon

Adam Brody and Chloë Sevigny to play expats for Amazon

(Relaxnews) – The audiovisual division of the online retail giant has recruited the two stars for a new pilot, which begins shooting this week in Paris and will also feature Dree Hemingway and Carrie MacLemore. Amazon Studios’ “The Cosmopolitans” will follow a group of American expatriates living in the French capital. Written and directed by […]

10.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Analyst: Apple prepping phablets, tablets and more for 2014 launch

Analyst: Apple prepping phablets, tablets and more for 2014 launch

(Relaxnews) – Expect to see a bigger iPhone, lighter iPads and even a new addition to the company’s lightweight MacBook Air notebook line before the end of the year. Unlike so many analysts that spend their time second-guessing what Apple has planned or the next industry it is going to disrupt, Ming Chi-Kuo from KGI […]

10.04.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Istanbul bumps Paris to become top 2014 destination: TripAdvisor

Istanbul bumps Paris to become top 2014 destination: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – Istanbul has emerged as the top destination in a ranking that serves as a barometer of the most popular travel hotspots trending around the world in 2014. The largest city in Turkey has pulled off an impressive feat in the sixth edition of TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Destinations 2014 report, leapfrogging 11 places from last year […]

09.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Virgin Galactic launches search for boy behind spaceline idea

Virgin Galactic launches search for boy behind spaceline idea

(Relaxnews) – Sir Richard Branson has launched a worldwide appeal to help him find the child who, 26 years ago, asked a question that inspired him to launch his commercial spaceline Virgin Galactic. During a live appearance on a BBC TV show in 1988, Branson answered a viewer call from a young Shihan Musafer, who […]

09.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Grand Jury Returns an Indictment Against State Senator Yee, Raymond “Shrimpboy” Chow, and 27 Related Defendants

Grand Jury Returns an Indictment Against State Senator Yee, Raymond “Shrimpboy” Chow, and 27 Related Defendants

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging 29 defendants with firearms trafficking, money laundering, murder-for-hire, drug distribution, trafficking in contraband cigarettes, and honest services fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson, and Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge José M. Martinez. […]

09.04.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Oscar winner plans TV drama about Italian-American pope: report

Oscar winner plans TV drama about Italian-American pope: report

(ROME-AFP) – Italy’s Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino plans to make a debut television series entitled “The Young Pope” about Lenny Belardo — a fictional first-ever Italian American pontiff, an Italian daily reported on Tuesday. The name of the actor who will play the Catholic leader in the eight-part 50-minute series has not been revealed but […]

09.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey to co-star in ‘The Nest’

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey to co-star in ‘The Nest’

(Relaxnews) – The two “Saturday Night Live” alums will reunite for this upcoming Universal comedy, Deadline.com reports. In “The Nest,” Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will play two 30-something sisters who decide to throw one last party in their parents’ house, which is about to be sold. The comedy will be helmed by Jason Moore, […]

09.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Football: UEFA to mark 1914 Christmas truce match

Football: UEFA to mark 1914 Christmas truce match

(GENEVA-AFP) – European football’s governing body UEFA on Tuesday announced that it planned a high-level ceremony to mark the 1914 Christmas truce match played by Allied and German soldiers in World War I. UEFA chief Michel Platini has invited the leaders of Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Ireland and Italy, plus the heads of the national […]

09.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Audi teases crossover concept ahead of Beijing

Audi teases crossover concept ahead of Beijing

(Relaxnews) – The show car, which looks like a cross between a TT sports coupé and an off-roader suggest that Audi is planning to add yet another SUV to its range. As is usually the case with teasers ahead of official auto show reveals, Audi is being less than forthcoming about specific details. However, the […]

09.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
‘Game of Thrones’ renewed for two more seasons

‘Game of Thrones’ renewed for two more seasons

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Hit HBO television show “Games of Thrones” was renewed for two more seasons Tuesday, two days after its latest series opened with a bang that crashed the broadcaster’s online app. Sunday’s fourth season debut drew 6.6 million viewers, the most for the pay-channel since the finale of HBO cult hit “The Sopranos” […]

09.04.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Analyst: Apple iWatch to sport UV light sensor

Analyst: Apple iWatch to sport UV light sensor

(Relaxnews) – If all of the reports turn out to be true, the company’s first wearable technology device could well be a wrist-worn virtual doctor rather than just a second screen for the iPhone. In a note to investors seen by Apple Insider, Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis says that the iWatch will be able to monitor […]

‘Spider-Man’ spin-off nets ‘Cabin in the Woods’ director

‘Spider-Man’ spin-off nets ‘Cabin in the Woods’ director

(Relaxnews) – “The Sinister Six,” a feature-length look at some of Spider-Man’s notable villains, looks like it’ll be not just written but also directed by “Cabin in the Woods” man Drew Goddard. Goddard wrote nine episodes of “Lost” over its first four seasons and also had writing credits on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel,” and […]

08.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Human dietary supplement linked to longer life in mice

Human dietary supplement linked to longer life in mice

(PARIS-AFP) – An over-the-counter supplement designed to ease osteoarthritis prolonged the lifespan of lab mice by nearly a tenth, scientists said Tuesday. This would translate into an average eight-year longevity gain if the result could be repeated in humans, Swiss researchers reported in the journal Nature Communications. A team led by Michael Ristow at the […]

08.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Grad student finds out where bee stings hurt the most

Grad student finds out where bee stings hurt the most

(Relaxnews) – A Cornell University graduate student set out to answer a simple question: what is the most painful place to be stung by a honeybee? The response was determined using the Schmidt Sting Pain Index over a month of daily, self-inflicted pain. To carry out his rather unusual experiment, Michael Smith stung himself five […]

08.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Adam Levine adding women’s line to his K-Mart collaboration

Adam Levine adding women’s line to his K-Mart collaboration

(Relaxnews) – The singer and talent show judge has added women’s clothing to his hugely popular collaboration with Kmart. Adam Levine-loving ladies, you’re in luck! The singer has unveiled a new affordable fashion line for women to add to his men’s collection with the US retailer Kmart which launched last October. The TV and music […]

Matthew Terry fronts campaign for new Calvin Klein fragrance

Matthew Terry fronts campaign for new Calvin Klein fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Calvin Klein chose supermodel Matthew Terry as the face of its latest men’s fragrance: CK Free Sport. The limited edition eau de toilette will be available from May. Among Calvin Klein’s most frequent collaborators, Terry regularly poses for the brand’s menswear, jeans and watch campaigns. This time, the young man lends his rock […]

08.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Lounge ambience for Chanel eyewear with Alice Dellal

Lounge ambience for Chanel eyewear with Alice Dellal

(Relaxnews) – The fashionista has been shot by Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld for a new Spring-Summer 2014 campaign. One of the brand’s coolest ambassadors, Alice Dellal has been roped in to show off Chanel’s latest eyewear collection, a range of chic shades and glasses. The 26-year-old Brazilian-born UK-based model appears lounging around, ”part rebel, part blossoming young […]

08.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Does junk food make you lazy?

Does junk food make you lazy?

(Relaxnews) – A diet rich in processed foods and fat — and the extra weight that comes along with it — may actually cause fatigue, a lack of motivation and decreased performance, according to a recent study involving lab rats. It’s a generally accepted fact that a sedentary lifestyle can lead to obesity. But according […]

08.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·