Lancôme unveils Golden Riviera summer makeup line

Lancôme unveils Golden Riviera summer makeup line

(Relaxnews) – For the Summer 2014 season, the luxury brand has presented a makeup collection reminiscent of sand, surf and sun. Canadian supermodel Daria Werbowy is the face of the new line. In contrast to Chanel’s latest summer collection, with its bright pink hues and pastels, the new Lancôme line is based on sun-kissed golden […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Nearly a third of Americans haven’t been to a bank in six months

Nearly a third of Americans haven’t been to a bank in six months

(Relaxnews) – Almost a third of Americans haven’t set foot in a bank for anything other than ATM use over the last six months, according to a new survey. A Bankrate study carried out this month has revealed that 21 percent of US residents last went to their bank over 12 months ago, with a further nine […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
BatteryBox: five years of portable power

BatteryBox: five years of portable power

(Relaxnews) – The BatteryBox is by no means the only portable back-up power device on the market, but what makes it so clever is that once charged up, it stays charged up and is guaranteed to perform like new for five years. That, and the fact that despite being small enough to fit in the […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Environment, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
What do you get when you cross a supercar with a hovercraft?

What do you get when you cross a supercar with a hovercraft?

(Relaxnews) – According to US company Mercier-Jones, it’s a Supercraft. A two-seat amphibious vehicle that is bound to turn heads, whether crossing the marina in Monte-Carlo or traversing the sand dunes of Dubai. Billed as the car of the future you can drive over land, ice, sand, water and everything in-between, Mercier-Jones is certain that its latest […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Shu Uemura teams up with Mika Ninagawa again this summer

Shu Uemura teams up with Mika Ninagawa again this summer

(Relaxnews) – The Japanese cosmetics brand has renewed its partnership with photographer and director Mika Ninagawa for the Summer 2014 season. The resulting makeup line, a journey into the artist’s brightly colored world, will be available from May 21. The Japanese photographer teamed up with Shu Uemura for two collections in the past, in 2008 […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment ·
Aroma-diffusing fork adds another layer to dinner

Aroma-diffusing fork adds another layer to dinner

(Relaxnews) – Designed to enhance the dining experience, Canadian entrepreneurs have created a fork that emits aromas like lychee, passion fruit, cilantro or ginger for an added olfactory layer. It’s called the Aromafork and is a rethink on conventional cutlery. Just above the prongs, the Aromafork includes a small hole that diffuses liquid aromas with the use […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Dubai’s metro stations set to be transformed into art museums

Dubai’s metro stations set to be transformed into art museums

(Relaxnews) – Dubai’s metro stations are to be turned into living art museums, as part of a new Dubai Metro Museum initiative introduced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. In an aim to make art accessible to the city’s commuters, four of the metropolis’s main stations will be transformed through art. Each station will […]

National 9/11 Memorial Museum to open May 21

National 9/11 Memorial Museum to open May 21

(Relaxnews) – On May 21, when the doors to the 9/11 Memorial Museum open for the first time, visitors will pay solemn tribute to the thousands of victims who died in the terrorist attacks, retrace the events leading up to the fateful day, and examine how the tragedy continues to shape the course of the […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Online ·
Can Obama Initiatives Elevate Black Achievement in Age of Higher Education Standards?

Can Obama Initiatives Elevate Black Achievement in Age of Higher Education Standards?

by : George White If President Obama’s new initiatives for boys and young men of color are to succeed, educators must find ways to help underperforming students thrive under Common Core, the new and more rigorous academic standards that schools in 45 states are beginning to implement. That’s the assessment of Freeman Hrabowski, president of […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Malaysia says missing jet crashed at sea

Malaysia says missing jet crashed at sea

By M. Jegathesan KUALA LUMPUR, March 24, 2014 (AFP) – Malaysia said Monday the passenger jet which went missing more than two weeks ago crashed in the Indian Ocean, but shed no light on the mystery of why it veered from its intended course. Prime Minister Najib Razak said new satellite analysis of Malaysia Airlines […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
Get involved! Become a mission partner, benefactor or donor for poverty alleviation foundation

Get involved! Become a mission partner, benefactor or donor for poverty alleviation foundation

LONG BEACH – Mast Sisters, Missionary Volunteers of the Poverty Alleviation Foundation held their regular meeting at the Mission  House of the Mast Sisters in Long Beach, CA. They also prepared fundraising materials for distribution to different parishes. These fundraising materials are for the Poverty Alleviation Foundation Fund Campaign, asking for financial support to sustain their care […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Consulate attends fundraising concert of REO Brothers of Tacloban

Consulate attends fundraising concert of REO Brothers of Tacloban

Los Angeles, CA – Philippine Consulate General Officials attended the fundraising concert to benefit the victims of Typhoon Haiyan organized by the Rotary Club of Historic Filipinotown in collaboration with APO GLA and UP APO Foundation on 15 March 2014 at Incarnation Community Center Gym, Glendale, California.  The concert features the REO Brothers, Raymart, RJ, Ralph […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Filipino stars Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela to co-headline at Pala May 31

Filipino stars Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela to co-headline at Pala May 31

PALA, CA, March 24, 2014 – Asia’s “Nightingale” Lani Misalucha and Filipino recording artist Jed Madela will bring a night of Filipino star power to the Events Center at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 31, when they co-headline the “Perfect Combination” concert at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. Misalucha, a world renowned, award-winning recording artist wows audiences with her three-octave vocal range and […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Hollywood’s 25 most powerful stylists: Portman and Williams mastermind Kate Young tops list

Hollywood’s 25 most powerful stylists: Portman and Williams mastermind Kate Young tops list

(Relaxnews) – After stars including Jessica Chastain and Michelle Williams topped best dressed lists during awards ceremony season, the women behind their looks rate highly in an annual ranking by US publication The Hollywood Reporter (THR) of the industry’s 25 most powerful stylists — which this year excludes fashion mogul Rachel Zoe. After evaluating factors such as […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Divergent’ dominates worldwide box office

‘Divergent’ dominates worldwide box office

(Relaxnews) – The feature starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet has risen to the top spot in the global box office, grossing $57.7 million across six territories for the weekend up to March 23, according to Rentrak. Adapted from Veronica Roth’s young adult fiction trilogy, “Divergent” tells the story of Tris, who refuses to submit […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dakota Johnson to play Johnny Depp’s companion in crime drama

Dakota Johnson to play Johnny Depp’s companion in crime drama

(Relaxnews) – The actress slated to headline “Fifty Shades of Grey” in 2015 is in talks for a major role in “Black Mass,” a biopic of the Boston Irish mafia boss Whitey Bulger. The daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, Dakota Johnson is in line to co-star with Johnny Depp, who will play Whitey […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Katy Perry tops global social media chart: Starcount

Katy Perry tops global social media chart: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Pop star Katy Perry takes the top spot on Starcount’s global social media chart for the week of March 17-23. She is followed by Shakira, whose self-titled album is out this week. Katy Perry earned an impressive 58 million YouTube views over the past week and expanded her Twitter following by 196,453 people. […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Leading ladies for Marks & Spencer

Leading ladies for Marks & Spencer

(Relaxnews) – Annie Lennox and Emma Thompson are just two of the famous faces in the UK brand’s new campaign. Famous British retailer Marks & Spencer has released its latest advertising campaign for Spring-Summer 2014 and alongside the famous pop singer and philanthropist Annie Lennox and Oscar winner Thompson, are emerging British talents in the form of […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Rihanna named CFDA Fashion Icon for 2014

Rihanna named CFDA Fashion Icon for 2014

(Relaxnews) – The Barbadian singer and fashionista will be awarded the Fashion Icon prize at this June’s CFDA awards. The Council of Fashion Designers of America awards are set to take place on June 2 in New York City. And there will be one very special guest in the form of Rihanna according to news released Monday. […]

German designer fashions ‘hers & hers’ bridal niche

German designer fashions ‘hers & hers’ bridal niche

(MAINZ, Germany-AFP) – German fashion designer Helen Bender specialises in bridal wear but targets gay pride parades to pitch to new customers rather than wedding fairs. Two years ago she chanced upon a gap in the market for custom-made ‘hers & hers’ bridal outfits when lesbian friends turned to her for help. “They just hadn’t […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·