Milan Fashion Week: highlights from days 2 and 3

Milan Fashion Week: highlights from days 2 and 3

(Relaxnews) – Here some of standout looks fresh from the Fall-Winter 2014/15 runways in Milan. Prada  Miuccia Prada’s Fall 2014/15 collection mixed the soft and sexy (sheer shift dresses) with a wintry 1970s vibe (best exemplified by the shearling coats, which came in a range of tones and colors). The designer was bang on-trend with […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tours launched

9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tours launched

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General and the Department of Tourism in Los Angeles launched on 13 February 2014, the 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) to the Philippines scheduled on 28 July to 02 August 2014. Los Angeles leads this year’s ACGTDT, a joint project of all Philippine Service Posts […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Bowie becomes oldest Brit winner, but Arctic Monkeys steal show

Bowie becomes oldest Brit winner, but Arctic Monkeys steal show

(LONDON-AFP) – British cultural giant David Bowie on Wednesday became the oldest winner of a Brit Award, but the annual awards ceremony belonged to history-making rockers Arctic Monkeys, who claimed the night’s top two awards. Bowie, 67, was not present at London’s cavernous O2 Arena to receive his best British Male Solo Artist award — […]

20.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
For men, a slimmer physique may signal a surprising health advantage

For men, a slimmer physique may signal a surprising health advantage

(Relaxnews) – New research in the American Journal of Human Biology reveals a link between body mass index (BMI) and the amount of bacteria found in male noses. Results indicate that the noses of heavier or overweight men carry more “potentially pathogenic species of bacteria” than the sniffers of attractive, thinner males. “According to an […]

20.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Offbeat ·
Manage Hunger with Wholesome Foods

Manage Hunger with Wholesome Foods

(Family Features) Whether you’re following a weight loss plan or simply maintaining healthy habits, finding foods that are nutritious sources of protein and promote satiety can help curb your urge to snack throughout the day. Wholesome soyfoods can replace other foods in your diet that might be adding too much fat, sugar and cholesterol. Soyfoods […]

Julia doesn’t mind comparisons with aunt Claudine

Julia doesn’t mind comparisons with aunt Claudine

Teen actress Julia Barretto does not mind being compared to her aunt Claudine Barretto, who is known for her hit teleseryes during her younger years. “Normal naman siguro siya pero on my side naman I won’t let it affect me because my tita has been in the industry for so many years. You can’t compare […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Consul General De La Vega Pays Farewell Call on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Consul General De La Vega Pays Farewell Call on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles, 18 February 2013. – Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega pays farewell call to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at his office on 14 February 2014. Consul General De La Vega recalled the consistent and endearing concern of Mayor Garcetti to the Filipino and Fil-AM Communities in the City of Los […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘The Simpsons’ Lego episode to air May 4

‘The Simpsons’ Lego episode to air May 4

(Relaxnews) – Fox will broadcast “Brick Like Me,” a full “Simpsons” episode shot in Lego bricks, on Sunday, May 4. The 550th episode of the animated saga will turn Springfield into Legoland. Homer will wake up in a world made of Lego pieces and have to figure out a way to get back to his […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Haley Joel Osment joins ‘Entourage’ film cast

Haley Joel Osment joins ‘Entourage’ film cast

(Relaxnews) – Appearing alongside the familiar faces of the “Entourage” film series will be that of Haley Joel Osment, as the episodic series becomes a feature film. Regulars from the seven-year, eight-season series will also form part of the movie’s cast, including Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, and Kevin Connolly. Billy Bob Thornton joins Osment as […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

WASHINGTON  (AFP) – Lawmakers approved a 13-month extension of US borrowing authority with no string attached Wednesday, shelving a fractious political debate over the nation’s debt ceiling until after November’s mid-term elections. Following the House of Representatives’ lead from a day earlier, the Senate passed the legislation 55-43, marking a dramatic victory for President Barack […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Eco group lauds Iglesia ni Cristo for clean walkathon

Eco group lauds Iglesia ni Cristo for clean walkathon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – An ecological group on Saturday lauded the Iglesia ni Cristo for keeping its charity walk for survivors of super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) clean. The EcoWaste Coalition said it was “delighted” to see the route of the charity walk “devoid of unsightly and filthy trash.” “We commend the organizers and participants for manifesting […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
100% of new Ferraris are personalized

100% of new Ferraris are personalized

(Relaxnews) – The supercar maker has revealed that for the first time in its history, every car that rolled off its Maranello production line over the course of 2013 did so with a bespoke feature. That’s a remarkable statistic, considering that when fellow exclusive car maker Rolls Royce published its own yearly sales figures in […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
How the future can impact the foods you choose in the present

How the future can impact the foods you choose in the present

(Relaxnews) – Scientists in a recent study confirmed what every emotional eater knows: that bad moods and negative events can lead to stress eating. But in their research, the scientists also suggest that one way to curb the bad habit is to think about the future. For their research, a team of scientists from the […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Watch: Natalie Portman in a floral ode to Dior

Watch: Natalie Portman in a floral ode to Dior

(Relaxnews) – The French brand has revealed a behind-the-scenes video for the campaign of its new springtime fragrance, Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet, a softer version of Dior’s iconic fragrance. Moving between black and white footage and color scenes, the campaign shot by Sofia Coppola puts the emphasis on signature Dior themes, as well as the […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
The Rekindle Candle that (almost) never burns out

The Rekindle Candle that (almost) never burns out

(Relaxnews) – Sustainable design is one of the hottest interiors trends right now, but while you might be used to the idea of reupholstering vintage chairs, you may not have considered recycling your… candles. Luckily British artist and designer Benjamin Shine has made it easy to do so, thanks to his witty and stylish creation the Rekindle […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Vitamin C linked to reduced stroke risk

Vitamin C linked to reduced stroke risk

(Relaxnews) – A small study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology indicated that risk of hemorrhagic stroke is lower among people with normal vitamin C blood levels compared to those with low or deficient levels. While hemorrhagic stroke is less common than ischemic stroke, it is the deadlier of the […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Ubisoft videogame hero “Rayman” hits new game consoles

Ubisoft videogame hero “Rayman” hits new game consoles

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Ubisoft’s captivatingly colorful Rayman videogame hero hit new-generation consoles on Tuesday. “Rayman Legends” for play on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One videogame consoles is the latest installment of the popular franchise where “rabbids” debuted as zany adversaries that grew so popular they were spun into a separate series. Ubisoft customized unlockable characters […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Games ·
Iconic Pinewood film company to open Wales studio

Iconic Pinewood film company to open Wales studio

(LONDON-AFP) – Fabled British film studios Pinewood, the home of the James Bond and Harry Potter films, is to set up a new base in Wales, the country’s First Minister announced Monday. Carwyn Jones and Pinewood Shepperton chief executive Ivan Dunleavy revealed that the satellite studio will be located in the capital Cardiff. They hope […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Ryan Reynolds, new face of L’Oréal Paris

Ryan Reynolds, new face of L’Oréal Paris

(Relaxnews) – The cosmetics brand announced on Tuesday that it has enlisted Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds to represent its L’Oréal Paris Men Expert range. Having worked as a model before he began acting, Reynolds follows Hugh Laurie and Patrick Dempsey as spokesmodel for Men Expert and will appear in a campaign shot by fashion photographer […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Tom Ford pays tribute to Jay-Z with London dress

Tom Ford pays tribute to Jay-Z with London dress

(LONDON-AFP) – US designer Tom Ford paid tribute to Jay-Z at his London Fashion Week show on Monday by including a sequinned version of the rapper’s TOM FORD 61 football jersey in his collection of evening wear. Amid an elegant, luxurious range of fur coats and velvet and cashmere dresses, Ford included two glittering shift […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·