Is this the world’s fastest road car?

Is this the world’s fastest road car?

(Relaxnews) – A Hennessey Venom GT has managed to hit a barely believable 270.49mph (436km/h) at the Kennedy Space Center. The world record is currently held by the Bugatti Veyron, which set its  — until now unbeaten — top speed of 269.86mph (435km/h) back in 2010. However, since Hennessey first started building the Venom GT, […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Disney launches cloud film service for mobile devices

Disney launches cloud film service for mobile devices

(NEW YORK-AFP) – The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday the launch of a service allowing users of iPads and iPhones to access hundreds of movies via the Internet cloud. “Disney Movies Anywhere” is being offering as an app for Apple devices which “enables consumers to discover, purchase, manage, and watch movies from Disney, Pixar, and […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Giada De Laurentiis restaurant in Las Vegas to open in May

Giada De Laurentiis restaurant in Las Vegas to open in May

(Relaxnews) – More details have emerged on one of the most buzzed-about hotels to open on the Las Vegas strip, which will be headlined by celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis. After months of anticipation, boutique hotel The Cromwell is now taking reservations for stays beginning on May 21. Parisian-inspired, ornate black railings snake through the hotel while […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
YSL intros light and airy version of Paris fragrance

YSL intros light and airy version of Paris fragrance

(Relaxnews) – As spring approaches, the French luxury brand has introduced a particularly cheerful variation on Paris, the iconic fragrance created by Sophia Grojsman in 1983. The new limited edition perfume will be available from March 3. Yves Saint Laurent invited expert nose Dominique Ropion to revisit the original fragrance, based on the intoxicating scents […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Disney seeks to crown revival with ‘Frozen’ Oscar gold

Disney seeks to crown revival with ‘Frozen’ Oscar gold

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – A critical and commercial success, “Frozen” marks a second renaissance for Walt Disney’s legendary film studio — and is widely tipped to win its first ever Oscar for best animated feature next weekend. The movie, which has made nearly $1 billion, is the culmination of a revival driven by fierce competition and […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Heroes’ to rise from its ashes in 2015

‘Heroes’ to rise from its ashes in 2015

(Relaxnews) – NBC plans to revive its superhero drama through a miniseries titled “Heroes Reborn” and scheduled to air next year. Rumored since last spring, the return of “Heroes” is now official. NBC confirmed the news through a 20-second teaser that reveals only a few meager plot details. Tim Kring will return to direct the […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Bradley Cooper to play mob informant in ‘American Blood’

Bradley Cooper to play mob informant in ‘American Blood’

(Relaxnews) – Shipped off to New Mexico as part of a witness protection program but with his safety put into jeopardy as a new case starts to unravel, potential franchise star and NYPD officer Marshall Grade is to be played by Bradley Cooper. The film is based on the fourth novel by New Zealand author […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
What the stars will be eating on Oscar night

What the stars will be eating on Oscar night

(Relaxnews) – On the glitziest night of the year, those celebrities who do deign to eat will sip shots of carrot orange gazpacho and nibble on crispy lobster dumplings and popcorn-topped panna cotta. Those are among some of the 50 dishes that will be on offer Oscar night from the chef known as the caterer […]

The secret lives of architects: new exhibition announced for Milan design fair

The secret lives of architects: new exhibition announced for Milan design fair

(Relaxnews) – Where do the top architects live? It’s an intriguing question, and one which visitors to this year’s Milan Design Fair Salone del Mobile will also be able to explore, thanks to a new exhibition opening this April. ‘Where Architects Live’, which will run alongside the main design fair, will focus on the personal domestic spaces […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Eli Roth returns with horror movie ‘Knock Knock’

Eli Roth returns with horror movie ‘Knock Knock’

(Relaxnews) – The director of “Cabin Fever” and “Hostel” is back with “Knock Knock,” in which a married man becomes the plaything of two evil youths. Written with Nicolas Lopez and Guillermo Amoedo, who worked with Roth on the script for 2012′s “Aftershock,” the movie is expected to begin shooting in April. With a relatively […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Edible Masterpiece competition proves design is a piece of cake

Edible Masterpiece competition proves design is a piece of cake

(Relaxnews) – Would you eat a Damien Hirst masterpiece? The UK creative charity Art Fund is challenging the public to recreate art and design classics through the medium of food, in a new initiative called Edible Masterpieces launched this week. The challenge is to create a theoretically edible work of art inspired by a cultural icon, famous painting or […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online ·
Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone

Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone

(BARCELONA-AFP) – Samsung unveiled Monday its new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone armed with a fingerprint scanner and a built-in heart rate sensor to defend its place as the world’s industry leader. Taking the limelight on the opening day of the world’s biggest mobile fair in Barcelona, Spain, the South Korean giant simultaneously revealed a connected […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
FVR urges Filipinos: Relive People Power through unity and instilling social responsibility

FVR urges Filipinos: Relive People Power through unity and instilling social responsibility

MANILA, Feb 24 (Mabuhay) – Former President Fidel V. Ramos urged Filipinos on Monday to relive the spirit of People Power by making sacrifices for the interest of the country and upholding a sense of civic responsibility in the community. “We Filipinos should build a community of caring, sharing and daring for others,” Ramos said […]

24.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace hopes for more tourists after new survey tags PHL among top 10 places to visit

Palace hopes for more tourists after new survey tags PHL among top 10 places to visit

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday welcomed a new online survey tagging the Philippines as among the top 10 places in the world to visit. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Palace hopes this would attract even more tourists to visit the Philippines. “Good news yan talaga (That’s really good news). We hope our […]

24.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
CA State Senator Ronald Calderon charged with taking

CA State Senator Ronald Calderon charged with taking

LOS ANGELES – Ronald Calderon, a member of the California State Senate, has agreed to surrendered to federal authorities on Monday after being named in a federal grand jury indictment that accuses him of taking tens of thousands of dollars in bribes from a businessman and from people who were associated with a Hollywood film […]

24.02.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Julia Montes okay to play supporting role

Julia Montes okay to play supporting role

Although she has already proven that she can play leading lady roles in the primetime hits “Walang Hanggan” and last year’s “Muling Buksan Ang Puso,” actress Julia Montes doesn’t mind taking on a supporting role in the upcoming series “Ikaw Lamang.” For the upcoming ABS-CBN show, Montes will be working again with her “Walang Hanggan” […]

24.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ranking of top restaurants in Asia dominated by China and Japan

Ranking of top restaurants in Asia dominated by China and Japan

(Relaxnews) – China has emerged the overall country leader on a ranking of the best restaurants across Asia, with 16 dining destinations snagging a spot on the top 50 list, followed by Japan and Singapore. Taking the coveted top spot on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list, meanwhile, is Nahm, a restaurant in Bangkok helmed by […]

24.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
To keep away belly fat, choose your dietary fats carefully: study

To keep away belly fat, choose your dietary fats carefully: study

(Relaxnews) – Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden have performed the first study on humans that demonstrates how food’s fat composition determines where fat will be stored in the body. Findings of the small, preliminary study suggest that polyunsaturated fat — found in olive oil, nuts and seeds and oily fish– seems to keep fat […]

24.02.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Weird and wacky Carnival traditions around the world

Weird and wacky Carnival traditions around the world

(Relaxnews) – From the lopping off of men’s neckties in Germany to the burial of a sardine in Spain, carnival traditions around the world are vast and varied. As the world gears up to throw the biggest party of the year, online booking site Cheapflights.com highlights a few interesting and eyebrow-raising traditions that draw thousands […]

23.02.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Offbeat, Online ·
Olympics: Party time as Sochi Games close

Olympics: Party time as Sochi Games close

(SOCHI-AFP) – Sochi let its hair down on Sunday at a rollicking end-of-games Olympic party celebrating Russia’s spirit and culture through the country’s rich heritage of music and art. The packed Fisht stadium on the Black Sea coast was in high spirits after the home nation earlier topped the medals table. In a light-hearted reference […]

23.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·