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 […]

04.02.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Celebrate Asian New Year with the Lucky Lion Dancers at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Celebrate Asian New Year with the Lucky Lion Dancers at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Get ready to usher in the Year of the Horse with Pechanga Resort & Casino. Many Asian cultures including Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malaysian and more mark the lunar New Year in 2014 on Friday, January 31. The very next day, Pechanga Resort & Casino invites everyone to celebrate the fun and festivities with […]

04.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Ellen DeGeneres and John Turturro in tech ads from 2014 Super Bowl

Ellen DeGeneres and John Turturro in tech ads from 2014 Super Bowl

(Relaxnews) – This year as always, advertisers stepped up their game for the Super Bowl, airing their star commercials to one of the widest TV audiences of the year. In 2014, a number of celebrities lent their faces to ads for online services and tech gadgets. TV presenter and actress Ellen DeGeneres introduced audiences to […]

03.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Weight loss: fight fatigue with these 5 pick-me-ups

Weight loss: fight fatigue with these 5 pick-me-ups

(Relaxnews) – Efforts to slim down are almost always accompanied by a few moments of weakness, most of which are brought on by fatigue or frustration in the early stages of a weight loss plan. But that doesn’t mean you have to give into the temptation of a muffin or a croissant. Here is a […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Dining out while detoxing

Dining out while detoxing

(Relaxnews) – Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to forgo your social life while on a detox regimen. Giving up on certain foods doesn’t mean avoiding restaurants altogether, especially if dining out is an important element of your social well-being. That said, certain types of restaurants and dishes are more likely to be in […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
New Sisley fragrance highlights tropical notes

New Sisley fragrance highlights tropical notes

(Relaxnews) – After presenting an innovative new anti-aging cream designed for people in their 30s, the cosmetics brand has announced its latest women’s fragrance: Eau Tropicale. Inspired by a desire to get away from it all, Sisley co-creator Isabelle d’Ornano designed this exotic and mysterious eau de toilette. Eau Tropicale is characterized by notes of […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Valentine’s Day beauty picks

Valentine’s Day beauty picks

(Relaxnews) – We take a look at some Valentine’s Day beauty products, perfect for gift-giving. Lush Why not try a ‘Love Locket’ bath bomb? The all-vegan product is scented with fair trade vanilla absolute, neroli oil and jasmine absolute and contains paper hearts that float to the surface of your bath. €11.95 / 270g ‘The […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Valentine's Day ·
Valentine’s Day: five women’s fragrance special editions

Valentine’s Day: five women’s fragrance special editions

(Relaxnews) – The countdown to Valentine’s Day has begun, and perfume makers are putting together their most romantic gift sets of the year. We take a look at five of the most notable limited editions available for Valentine’s Day 2014. Loverdose by Diesel Just for lovers, Diesel is presenting its aphrodisiac perfume in a gift […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Photos, Valentine's Day ·
Salvatore Ferragamo presents sophisticated Signorina Eleganza

Salvatore Ferragamo presents sophisticated Signorina Eleganza

(Relaxnews) – The Italian brand has released the first details of its next female fragrance. Named ‘Signorina Eleganza’, Salvatore Ferragamo’s latest fragrance is aimed at a slightly older woman than the original Signorina scent. Set to hit stores next month, it was created by Sophie Labbé, who was also behind the first Signorina and has also created […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
What you get for a $500,000 Valentine’s Day hotel package

What you get for a $500,000 Valentine’s Day hotel package

(Relaxnews) – It may be safe to file this hotel package under ‘most outrageous Valentine’s Day offer.’ Ever. For $500,000, a luxury hotel company will throw in a $100,000 shopping spree, a personalized Maserati and $50,000 worth of diamonds and jewelry. Aptly called “The Once In a Lifetime” package, the Canadian brand Sutton Place Hotels has launched […]

Paris restaurant offers dessert inspired by jeweler Mauboussin

Paris restaurant offers dessert inspired by jeweler Mauboussin

(Relaxnews) – Luxurious hotel the Renaissance Paris Vendôme will soon offer guests of its Pinxo restaurant the chance to savor a dessert designed to resemble Mauboussin’s iconic “L’Oeuvre Noire” ring. Head chef Mathieu Robillard and pastry chef Bryan Esposito have concocted an exquisite treat with blackcurrants, chocolate and pralines. The creation is adorned with a […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Artist in profile: Paperwhite

Artist in profile: Paperwhite

(Relaxnews) – Brooklyn brother/sister synth duo Paperwhite has been getting notice over the past week with debut single “Got Me Goin.” Who? Paperwhite is Katie Marshall (singing/songwriting) and Ben Marshall (drums/production), siblings who hail from Pennsylvania and currently live in Brooklyn, where Ben is also the drummer for the band Savoir Adore. The two say […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
When it comes to stress, two minds are better than one

When it comes to stress, two minds are better than one

(Relaxnews) – Nervous about an upcoming presentation or a major work project? New research shows that sharing your anxieties with people who may be feeling the same way can be an effective coping mechanism for dealing with the stress. For the study, published jointly out of the University of California Santa Barbara and the University […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Beats Audio’s $1.2 million Super Bowl prize

Beats Audio’s $1.2 million Super Bowl prize

(Relaxnews) – The company has given each player in this weekend’s game a specially designed set of headphones worth $25,000 to celebrate the occasion. Gold and diamond-encrusted, the black leather headphones are engraved with “New York XLVIII 2014″ and come in two slightly differing finishes. The white gold headphones have been made for the Denver […]

Playful new stationery range for Lexon designed by Samuel Wilkinson

Playful new stationery range for Lexon designed by Samuel Wilkinson

(Relaxnews) – French design brand Lexon has launched a contemporary six-piece stationery collection by London-based designer Samuel Wilkinson called Babylon. The range, which went on show during the recent Maison&Objet in Paris, consists of a pen, alarm clock, stapler, pen cup, tape dispenser and scissors. Each piece has been fabricated in a soft-touch matte finish made from thick injection-molded ABS, a […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Not for wallflowers: lingerie designer Chantal Thomass turns to interiors

Not for wallflowers: lingerie designer Chantal Thomass turns to interiors

(Relaxnews) – French lingerie designer Chantal Thomass has collaborated with interiors brand Néodko to create a line of wallpapers and decorative panels. Featuring dusky pinks, vibrant fuchsias, greys, pastels and slashes of black, Thomass has translated the sensuality of her fashion ranges to the ‘Boudoir’ interiors collection. Motifs include shoes, lipsticks, ribbons and lace. The playful designs include a […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online, Valentine's Day ·
Tracking the health of the wearable technology market

Tracking the health of the wearable technology market

(Relaxnews) – The latest forecasts peg device shipments at 90 million for the coming year but it will be health and fitness trackers, not Google Glass, that will be driving consumer demand. In fact, in its latest report into the market, published Thursday, ABI Research makes it clear that the world isn’t quite ready for […]

Katy Perry sets Twitter milestone with 50 mln followers

Katy Perry sets Twitter milestone with 50 mln followers

(Washington-AFP) – Pop star Katy Perry made Twitter history Friday, becoming the first person ever with more than 50 million followers on the microblogging website. Twitter Counter, a service for tracking Twitter usage, said Perry had picked up tens of thousands of followers since Thursday, as she roared her way to 50,025,667. Perry, 29, whose […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York

US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York

(New York-AFP) – Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday, a law enforcement official said. He was 46. Media reports suggested a drug overdose could be to blame, but the official, who declined to be named, told AFP the cause of death was under investigation. Police responded to […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, U.S. News ·
Sonia Rykiel Spring-Summer 2014 campaign makes a bold, bright statement

Sonia Rykiel Spring-Summer 2014 campaign makes a bold, bright statement

(Relaxnews) – The Parisian brand’s latest ad campaign, shot by British fashion photographer Craig McDean, features model Karen Elson with a choppy pink and platinum blonde bob. The Sonia Rykiel images for Spring-Summer 2014 were art directed by M/M (Paris). Fashion world regulars known for their Givenchy campaigns, the duo have also worked on visual identities with Björk, Kanye […]

31.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·