Adidas launching world’s first knit soccer shoe

Adidas launching world’s first knit soccer shoe

(Relaxnews) – Adidas has crafted a football boot, or soccer cleat, that will undoubtedly excite the sport’s many players and fans. A limited edition, the Adidas Samba Primeknit debuts on March 17 and is to feature an upper “knitted from heel-to-toe” for a “second-skin fit.” A one-piece knit upper design promises a whole new level […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
In-flight meals get trendy

In-flight meals get trendy

(Relaxnews) – Trends like gluten-free foods, Greek yogurt and artisan ice cream flavors are taking off in-flight. In its new menu shake-up, United Airlines has become the latest mainstream carrier to add gluten-free alternatives that will extend to salad dressings, soup, fruit and nut bars. The options will be available for premium-cabin customers on domestic […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Hipsters drive New York beard transplant boom

Hipsters drive New York beard transplant boom

(NEW YORK-AFP) – The unkempt, hairy hipster look is driving a plastic surgery boom in New York, where baby-faced young men are flocking to doctors for beard transplants that can cost a whopping $8,000. Facial surgeons with private practices in Manhattan and Florida say they have seen a phenomenal increase in demand in the last […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
’12 Years a Slave’ wins big at pre-Oscar Spirit Awards

’12 Years a Slave’ wins big at pre-Oscar Spirit Awards

(SANTA MONICA, United States-AFP) – “12 Years a Slave” won big at the Independent Spirit Awards Saturday, taking home five trophies including best feature and building up momentum on the eve of the Oscars. The searing historical drama also earned prizes for British director Steve McQueen, supporting actress Lupita Nyong’o, best cinematography and best screenplay. […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
86th Academy Awards show opens after hotly contested race

86th Academy Awards show opens after hotly contested race

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – The 86th Academy Awards show kicked off Sunday, as Hollywood’s finest gathered after one of the fiercest Oscars races in years, with no clear frontrunner for the coveted best picture prize. Harrowing historical drama “12 Years a Slave,” 3D space thriller “Gravity” and 1970s crime caper “American Hustle” are hotly tipped […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Stars shine on Oscars red carpet as sun comes out

Stars shine on Oscars red carpet as sun comes out

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Hollywood’s A-list stars exuded subtle elegance and old-school glamour on the Oscars red carpet Sunday, as the sun came out just in time for Tinseltown’s biggest night of the year. Lupita Nyong’o, a favorite to win the Oscar for best supporting actress for her searing turn in “12 Years a Slave,” […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Nominees in main Oscars categories

Nominees in main Oscars categories

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Here are the nominees in the main categories at the 86th Academy Awards, to be handed out Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood: Best picture: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “Her,” “Nebraska,” “Philomena,” “12 Years A Slave,” “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Best director: David O. Russell […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Hollywood set for Oscars drama as storms ease

Hollywood set for Oscars drama as storms ease

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Hollywood counted down the hours Sunday as stars gathered for the most fiercely contested Oscars show in decades, with three movies leading the field for Tinseltown’s most highly coveted prizes. Organizers were praying for the rain to hold off, after a huge storm hit just before the Academy Awards weekend, drenching […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Ghost applicant can still be sponsored

Ghost applicant can still be sponsored

by Attorney Henry Moyal Q. My name is Corazon. I applied to obtain a visa to visit Canada three times and I was refused each time. I then met someone who was able to obtain a fake passport in someone else’s name (Sharon) but with a real Canadian visa in it. I entered Canada as […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
PHL singing sensation Charice to hold world tour

PHL singing sensation Charice to hold world tour

Former Oprah Winfrey child prodigy will bring her 2014 World Tour to Los Angeles’ Wilshire Ebell Theater in March 15 Los Angeles – Renowned Filipina singer Charice Pempengco (more popularly known as Charice), who has been mesmerizing audiences around the world with her powerful voice, is holding a World Tour that will arrive in Los Angeles, California in March. The series of […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music, Online ·
Disney Cruise Line sweeps cruising awards

Disney Cruise Line sweeps cruising awards

(Relaxnews) – Disney Cruise Line is emerging as a leader and customer favorite in the industry, after the brand took the top spot across 13 categories in a critics’ choice awards. According to the users of the world’s largest cruise review site Cruise Critic, a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, the brand’s newest ship Disney Fantasy is the […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden ·
McCartney honoured at NME awards, 50 years after topping bill

McCartney honoured at NME awards, 50 years after topping bill

(LONDON-AFP) – Beatles legend Paul McCartney received a standing ovation at the NME awards ceremony in London on Wednesday, where he accepted the influential British magazine’s special prize honouring his 50-year-career. On receiving the magazine’s “songwriters’ songwriter” award at the annual show, the 71-year-old admitted to guests at the O2 Academy Brixton that he could […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Skoda offers sneak peek of its future vision

Skoda offers sneak peek of its future vision

(Relaxnews) – The Vision C concept, which will make its official debut in Geneva, offers an exciting glimpse of Skodas to come. It’s been a long time since Skoda was the butt of every single joke about unreliable motoring or badly built and designed cars. Since the company’s takeover by Volkswagen, it has totally reversed […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Louis Vuitton’s tailor-made luggage for the new BMW i8

Louis Vuitton’s tailor-made luggage for the new BMW i8

(Relaxnews) – A discreetly styled collection mimics the hybrid sportscar’s aesthetics and is designed to fit perfectly within its interior. Comprising two travel bags, a business case and a garment bag, each item has a carbon black finish, dyed, natural leather handles and comes complete with Louis Vuitton’s unmistakable checkered Damier pattern. And while each […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Could DiCaprio finally win coveted Oscar?

Could DiCaprio finally win coveted Oscar?

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Could this finally be Leonardo DiCaprio’s year? Twenty years after his first Oscar nomination, the 39-year-old actor is hoping that he may at last win one of Hollywood’s most prized statuettes come Sunday night. Matthew McConaughey has long been the frontrunner for the best actor Oscar for his turn in “Dallas Buyers […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kate Beckinsale to join ex-Pythons in sci-fi comedy

Kate Beckinsale to join ex-Pythons in sci-fi comedy

(Relaxnews) – British actress Kate Beckinsale will make Simon Pegg fall for her in science-fiction comedy “Absolutely Anything.” She’ll cast her spell on Neil, an eccentric schoolteacher (Simon Pegg) who finds himself with superpowers thanks to aliens watching him from space. Monty Python members John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Michelle Obama calls for nutrition label changes

Michelle Obama calls for nutrition label changes

(AFP) – In a country where obesity is rampant, the US government on Thursday aimed to make healthy choices easier for consumers by proposing a series of changes to nutrition labels. If approved, the fine print would display calorie count more prominently, include more realistic descriptions of what amounts to a serving, and add a […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, U.S. News ·
‘America’s Got Talent’ 2013 winner Kenichi Ebina performing live at Pechanga

‘America’s Got Talent’ 2013 winner Kenichi Ebina performing live at Pechanga

Pechanga Resort & Casino has always been an Asian friendly destination with a great Asian host team and many Asian concerts for guests of different ethnicities. Now, Pechanga is proud to announce Kenichi Ebina, “America’s Got Talent” Season 8 winner, will perform a major production show for the first time ever since appearing on television. […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Mobile world prods tablets to get off the sofa

Mobile world prods tablets to get off the sofa

(BARCELONA-AFP) – Bigger than a telephone yet smaller than a personal computer, tablets were supposed to usher in a new world of mobility; yet they have hardly budged off the couch. Four years after their launch, tablets remain overwhelmingly stuck at home and connected by wifi, frustrating mobile operators who are deprived of a potential […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
LAUSD celebrates the arts

LAUSD celebrates the arts

LAUSD Student Inspires First District-wide LAUSD Arts Fest LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is pleased to announce its first LAUSD Arts Fest 2014, a two-week festival celebrating the arts, beginning Saturday, March 1 through Saturday, March 15, 2014. In honor of Arts Education Month, the District will showcase student art […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·