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 ·
Emma Watson guest edits fashion magazine

Emma Watson guest edits fashion magazine

(Relaxnews) – The film star and emerging fashionista has stepped in to guest edit the upcoming issue of London-based fashion magazine Wonderland. The Oxford and Brown-educated actress, described by Wonderland on its Facebook page as ”smart, lovely, talented and beautiful,” has been making a name for herself with her red carpet outfits, and her cover shoot doesn’t disappoint either. Emma […]

31.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Got a mile-high love story? United Airlines is looking for you

Got a mile-high love story? United Airlines is looking for you

(Relaxnews) – If you’re a couple who found romance aboard a United Airlines flight, the US carrier is inviting you to share your love story for the chance to win two roundtrip tickets to the destination of your choice. Couples who found their soulmate in their seat partner aboard a United Airlines flight, or staged […]

Asia rings in Year of the Horse with fireworks, festivities

Asia rings in Year of the Horse with fireworks, festivities

(BEIJING-AFP) – Fireworks illuminated the skies across Asia and millions of families gathered together Friday to usher in the Year of the Horse, kicking off a week of celebrations that included a performance by Braveheart actress Sophie Marceau on China’s annual televised gala. Residents from China’s small towns and villages to its sprawling megacities rang […]

Westfield Santa Anita invites customers to ring in the Year of the Horse at its Second Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

Westfield Santa Anita invites customers to ring in the Year of the Horse at its Second Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

The Center partners with local community organizations to showcase Asian-American history and to give back to the community Arcadia, CA – Westfield Santa Anita, the premier shopping center in the San Gabriel Valley, is ringing in Lunar New Year by hosting its second annual festival to celebrate the Year of the Horse. The event will […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Robert Pattinson at the mercy of Guy Pearce in ‘The Rover’ trailer

Robert Pattinson at the mercy of Guy Pearce in ‘The Rover’ trailer

(Relaxnews) – A tense first teaser for “The Rover,” directed by David Michôd of “Animal Kingdom” (2010), shows what happens when young car jacker Reynolds steals from the wrong person. The 1m15s teaser is but a snippet of what’s to come, offering a synopsis of what happens when Eric, played by Guy Pearce, sets off […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Trailer: Shailene Woodley overcomes illness in ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

Trailer: Shailene Woodley overcomes illness in ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

(Relaxnews) – The first trailer has been released for this tender drama about two teens and their fight to find life and love in the face of cancer. Shailene Woodley’s about to prove her status as the versatile new darling of American cinema. And Ansel Elgort, who plays opposite Woodley in March’s book-to-film adaptation “Divergent,” […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show returns February 6-9 showcasing best of boating

2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show returns February 6-9 showcasing best of boating

West Coast’s premier boating event cruises into the LA Convention Center and Pier 44 in Marina del Rey, offering visitors a chance to shop and experience the boating lifestyle in-water and on-land  LOS ANGELES – The 2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show takes place February 6-9, cruising into the Los Angeles Convention Center and Pier 44 […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Premium PHL food producers hold mission in Los Angeles

Premium PHL food producers hold mission in Los Angeles

Los Angeles – Philippine Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega welcomes the launch of premium Philippine Food Products with a press conference and reception held at the Rizal Hall of the Consulate General on 22 January 2014. The premium food mission participated at the 2014 Winter Fancy Food exposition held in San Francisco […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
What to eat to usher in wealth and prosperity for Chinese New Year

What to eat to usher in wealth and prosperity for Chinese New Year

(Relaxnews) – As the biggest holiday on the Asian calendar approaches, households around the world are stocking their pantries and fridges full of foods like oranges, dried coconut, noodles and whole fish to ensure an auspicious beginning to the lunar New Year. Celebrate the year of the horse with some of these foods and dishes […]

How probiotics could help you lose weight

How probiotics could help you lose weight

(Relaxnews) – A new study claims that the regular consumption of probiotics could help accelerate weight loss in women. Published jointly out of food and yogurt giant Nestlé and Université Laval in Quebec, the research suggests that obese women who add probiotics to their diet plan — most commonly found in yogurt — could lose […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Academy kills Oscars nomination over email gaffe

Academy kills Oscars nomination over email gaffe

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Oscars organizers have withdrawn a best song nomination from a composer in a rare move because he emailed voting members to highlight his candidacy, which is strictly banned for Academy executives. “Alone Yet Not Alone,” from the film of the same name, was a surprise inclusion in the five-strong shortlist for best […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
‘Following’ creator developing drama series for CBS

‘Following’ creator developing drama series for CBS

(Relaxnews) – CBS has given a pilot order to Kevin Williamson’s new series, which could air on America’s most watched network during the 2014/2015 season. Currently untitled, Williamson’s latest project is a psychological thriller on a special police unit tasked with handling stalkers. Williamson will write and executive produce the series. Before creating “The Following,” […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: News ·