Children’s classic ‘The Giving Tree’ to become e-book

Children’s classic ‘The Giving Tree’ to become e-book

(Relaxnews) – Celebrating the book’s 50th anniversary, Shel Silverstein’s”The Giving Tree” will be released as an e-book for the first time ever on February 18. 1964 saw four of Silverstein’s works released to the public: “A Giraffe and a Half,” “Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?” and “Uncle Shelby’s Zoo” accompanied by “The Giving Tree,” following […]

11.02.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Entertainment ·
Topshop is getting sporty with Adidas Originals

Topshop is getting sporty with Adidas Originals

(Relaxnews) – In exciting news, the German sportswear label and the British high street fashion chain are teaming up for a new capsule collection. Adidas has worked with the design team at Topshop to create a new 20-piece collection, set to hit stores in March, with a focus on “femininity,” creative director Kate Phelan told WWD. […]

10.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
OpenTable swallows restaurant recommendation app Ness

OpenTable swallows restaurant recommendation app Ness

(Relaxnews) – In a move signaling an increased interest in expanding into mobile, online reservation site OpenTable has announced that it has acquired restaurant recommendation app Ness. When it was launched in 2011, Ness was pitched as an app that could tailor restaurant recommendations to individual tastes. Instead of simply aggregating reviews from random strangers, […]

Anne Hathaway lined up to replace Reese Witherspoon in ‘The Intern’

Anne Hathaway lined up to replace Reese Witherspoon in ‘The Intern’

(Relaxnews) – The Oscar-winning actress looks likely to give De Niro a going over in this upcoming work-place comedy. Anne Hathaway (“Rachel Getting Married,” “Les Miserables”) is in discussion to play the boss of an online fashion business, according to The Hollywood Reporter, though her daily life will be disturbed by the arrival of Robert […]

10.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘The Lego Movie’ tops N. America Box Office

‘The Lego Movie’ tops N. America Box Office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The debut of “The Lego Movie,” filled with dozens of star voices, easily beat off George Clooney’s latest film, according to weekend estimates for the North American Box Office. The big-screen opening for the movie featuring characters formed from the colorful educational building blocks soared to the top of the chart, taking […]

10.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
World’s first robot theme park to open in South Korea

World’s first robot theme park to open in South Korea

(Relaxnews) – A massive project is underway in South Korea that would bring the Will Smith movie “I, Robot” to life with the opening of the world’s first theme park devoted to robotics and artificial intelligence. Slated to open in 2016, Robot Land will include a family-friendly amusement park with rides and attractions, waterpark and […]

10.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Haagen-Dazs Japan releases commemorative floral flavors

Haagen-Dazs Japan releases commemorative floral flavors

(Relaxnews) – To mark its 30th anniversary in Japan, premium ice cream maker Haagen-Dazs has released a pair of commemorative flavors to celebrate Japanese culture: rose and cherry blossom. The floral ice creams come in various shades of pink. Ribbons of cherry sauce streak through the cherry blossom ice cream, while the damask rose flavor […]

10.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Obama won’t prejudge GOP  immigration plan

Obama won’t prejudge GOP immigration plan

WASHINGTON  (AFP) – President Barack Obama said Friday he hoped to resolve differences with Republicans on whether to offer illegal immigrants eventual citizenship, saying he was “modestly optimistic” about the prospects for reform. Obama gave his first reaction to a long-awaited plan by Republicans in the House of Representatives for immigration reform – an issue […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Good news: Weekend splurging and weight loss can go hand in hand

Good news: Weekend splurging and weight loss can go hand in hand

(Relaxnews) – Feeling guilty for tucking into a pizza pie or pint of ice cream over the weekend? As long as you resume a sensible eating and exercise plan over the workweek, new research shows successful weight loss can be achieved even after splurging on the weekends. It’s a bit of good news when it […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
HTC prepping a smartwatch

HTC prepping a smartwatch

(Relaxnews) – The company has indicated that its first wearable device will be on sale before Christmas and will boast an improved screen and battery life. It’s only February but 2014 is already shaping up to be the year of the smartwatch. Acer and Asus have announced that they’re both about to launch their first […]

Bulgari launches Aqua Amara fragrance for men

Bulgari launches Aqua Amara fragrance for men

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury brand’s new masculine fragrance hits stores this month. Bulgari’s latest luxury men’s scent, Aqua Amara, is a juice inspired by the bitter oranges and lemons of the Mediterranean. The fragrance was concocted by Jacques Cavallier, who revisited some of the influences he used on Aqua Pour Homme (first released in […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul among multiple stars in talks for ‘Triple Nine’

Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul among multiple stars in talks for ‘Triple Nine’

(Relaxnews) – The star-studded cast of “Triple Nine” is about to glow even brighter. Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Pena, Gal Gadot and Teresa Palmer are all in talks to join the forthcoming feature from Australian director John Hillcoat (“The Road,” “Lawless”). In preparation since summer 2013, this ambitious crime thriller has […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Emma Watson joins Ethan Hawke in ‘Regression’

Emma Watson joins Ethan Hawke in ‘Regression’

(Relaxnews) – The 23-year-old English star will take part in Alejandro Amenabar’s conspiracy thriller, The Weinstein Company announced. After “This Is The End” and “The Bling Ring,” Emma Watson joins the cast of “Regression” in an unspecified role. Ethan Hawke is installed as lead actor, playing a man who is convicted of sexually abusing his […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Agyness Deyn working on fashion line

Agyness Deyn working on fashion line

(Relaxnews) – The British model is set to unveil a new contemporary womenswear line called Title A. Agyness Deyn, one of fashion’s most profitable faces over the last decade, has created a new fashion line aimed squarely at the contemporary market. The model and former face of Giorgio Armani and Burberry will present four collections […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Chantal Thomass creates tennis-inspired designs for French Open

Chantal Thomass creates tennis-inspired designs for French Open

(Relaxnews) – After giving a makeover to the Diet Coke can for a limited edition, the French stylist known for her chic and sexy lingerie is bringing her designs to the tennis court for a new capsule collection. The line will launch on May 24, the day before the start of the French Open. Tennis […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
Versace celebrates Valentine’s Day with rubies

Versace celebrates Valentine’s Day with rubies

(Relaxnews) – The Italian fashion and luxury house has revealed a fun and pretty new limited edition jewelry collection in tones of pink, red and gold just in time for Valentine’s Day. Versace’s special jewelry collection designed for the event is called Greca Red Rubies. The glamorous line was inspired by one of Versace’s famed […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Photos, Valentine's Day ·
New York and Paris consider turning subways into retail, dining space

New York and Paris consider turning subways into retail, dining space

(Relaxnews) – It’s a tale of two cities. A bit of forward thinking and ingenuity is driving an emerging trend that would see derelict subway stations transformed into a restaurant or swimming pool, and pop-up stores opening in major metro hubs — on both sides of the Atlantic. It’s an idea born in two cities […]

Salvador Dali presents new floral-fruity fragrance

Salvador Dali presents new floral-fruity fragrance

(Relaxnews) – After presenting an untamed, animal-inspired scent in a panther print flacon last fall (Dali Wild), Salvador Dali has packaged its latest women’s fragrance in a delicate, powder pink flacon. A vibrant fruity-floral, DaliA will arrive at perfume counters from April. Created by French nose Fabrice Pellegrin, the DaliA eau de toilette opens with […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Your tot’s not slow, he’s just shy: study

Your tot’s not slow, he’s just shy: study

(Relaxnews) – New research has emerged that may comfort parents who fret that their toddler has delayed or deficient language skills. Because really, they could just be shy. After evaluating 816 toddlers in Colorado, researchers from the University of Colorado and the University of Connecticut concluded that just because children were less verbally responsive, it wasn’t for […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
2-M to lose jobs due to Obamacare: Congressional Budget office

2-M to lose jobs due to Obamacare: Congressional Budget office

White House in damage control on health care jobs report – Wrap, Update  By Stephen COLLINSON WASHINGTON (AFP) – The White House jumped to parry new attacks Tuesday against Barack Obama’s healthcare law, after a congressional watchdog warned it takes the equivalent of two million workers out of the economy. The report, by the Congressional […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: News ·