Brain scans help predict learning problems: study

Brain scans help predict learning problems: study

(STOCKHOLM-AFP) – Brain scans may help identify children with learning difficulties much earlier by measuring their short-term memory capacity, according to a Swedish study published Wednesday. The study by a team of researchers at Karolinska Institute, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, showed that it is possible to map the development of short-term memory capacity […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘Street Society’ spins on ‘Fast & Furious’ motifs

‘Street Society’ spins on ‘Fast & Furious’ motifs

(Relaxnews) – Here’s Indonesia’s take on the motoracing genre in “Street Society,” due February 20, in which illegal street racer Rio tries to get away from the scene by taking on the most dangerous sprint of all. Glossy supercars speed through the island’s city streets and coastal roads by day and night, with Rio installed […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Motoring ·
Watch: Victoria Beckham and Skype trailer

Watch: Victoria Beckham and Skype trailer

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the debut of “Five Years – The Victoria Beckham Fashion Story,” a new trailer for the interactive project has appeared. “I’ve always loved fashion, and I was that kid who used to watch my mom get ready,” says Victoria Beckham in the 60-second teaser of her collaborative film made with video […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Guerlain’s La Petite Robe Noire inspires special edition Fiat 500

Guerlain’s La Petite Robe Noire inspires special edition Fiat 500

(Relaxnews) – The Italian car maker has presented a limited edition of its 500 and 500C city cars dedicated to the iconic perfume. These 250 special edition “Fiat 500 La petite Robe noire by Guerlain” cars will be sold exclusively in France. The logo of Guerlain’s La Petite Robe Noire perfume — a dynamic silhouette […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Enrique Iglesias planning to launch first fragrance this summer

Enrique Iglesias planning to launch first fragrance this summer

(Relaxnews) – Coty Inc. and Enrique Iglesias have signed a partnership to create a line of perfumes under the Spanish-American singer’s name. The third son of Julio Iglesias, who is also known for his music and legendary good looks, is preparing to make his first foray into the fragrance sector. For the time being, Coty […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
Jamie Dornan tours Venice for Hogan

Jamie Dornan tours Venice for Hogan

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury brand has hired the “Fifty Shades of Grey” star for its new Spring-Summer 2014 campaign. Jamie Dornan is a name you’re going to be hearing plenty more of this year. The 31-year-old Northern Ireland-born actor and model was announced in October as the man who would be playing the titular […]

Vienna set to welcome hotel designed by Dominique Perrault

Vienna set to welcome hotel designed by Dominique Perrault

(Relaxnews) – Parisian architect Dominique Perrault‘s latest project, the Meliá Vienna hotel, is set to open in the city’s new landmark skyscraper, the Donau-City (DC) Tower, in just a few weeks. The 253-room hotel will be Meliá Hotels International’s first property in Austria, taking up 17 of the building’s 58 floors. The DC Tower, designed by Perrault, is […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Marc Jacobs opening ‘tweet shop’

Marc Jacobs opening ‘tweet shop’

(Relaxnews) – The New York City-based designer will be launching a new pop-up store with a social media twist. During the upcoming Fall-Winter 2014 shows in the Big Apple, designer Marc Jacobs will be debuting an innovative new social media experiment, reports Fashionista. At first the ‘Daisy Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop’ sounds pretty normal, containing a […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
Roberto Cavalli presents ‘Exotica’ version of iconic fragrance

Roberto Cavalli presents ‘Exotica’ version of iconic fragrance

(Relaxnews) – As spring approaches, the Italian design house has unveiled a brighter, more fruity variation on the Roberto Cavalli fragrance, inspired primarily by the brand’s famous floral prints. This new fragrance will be available from early February. Developed by Louis Turner, the nose behind the Italian brand’s other fragrances, Roberto Cavalli Exotica opens with […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Marian Rivera savors showbiz success

Marian Rivera savors showbiz success

SHE has made a name for herself in the local entertainment scene for her talent and beauty. But unknown to many, Kapuso actress Marian Rivera is also making waves in Vietnam, Cambodia and maybe, in parts of Africa. In November last year, the GMA-7 Primetime Queen visited Vietnam to appear on several shows in Today […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Fat Free Nutrient-Rich Milk Does a Breakfast Plate Good

Fat Free Nutrient-Rich Milk Does a Breakfast Plate Good

(Family Features) Today, 85 percent of Americans fall short of the USDA’s recommended three daily servings of fat free or lowfat milk.1 Incorporating milk into your morning meal is an easy way to help close the gap between actual and recommended milk intake. The USDA’s MyPlate is a visual tool to help build a nutritious […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Elizabeth Banks to direct ‘Pitch Perfect’ sequel

Elizabeth Banks to direct ‘Pitch Perfect’ sequel

(Relaxnews) – The American actress will make her directorial debut with the follow-up to the 2013 musical comedy feature. Just shy of her 40th birthday (February 10), Elizabeth Banks is getting ready for a major career milestone. The actress propelled to fame in the “Spider-Man” trilogy and “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” has been chosen by Universal […]

28.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
DKNY gets football fever

DKNY gets football fever

(Relaxnews) – The New York fashion brand teamed up with rapper A$AP Rocky for a supermodel-packed, NFL-themed new campaign film. Ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl, fashion label DKNY has released a new Spring-Summer 2014 video. Soundtracked by A$AP Rocky’s “Fashion Killa” (which namedrops plenty of fashion legends, including Donna Karan herself), a cast of British models appear […]

Ice-Watch dresses up in Pantone Color of the Year 2014

Ice-Watch dresses up in Pantone Color of the Year 2014

(Relaxnews) – For the second consecutive year, the Belgian watch maker has partnered with Pantone, an authoritative expert on color, to present a watch in this year’s signature hue. The Pantone Color of the Year 2014 is Radiant Orchid, a rich fuchsia with purple and pink undertones. The new Ice-Watch model in this shade will […]

28.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Fendi pairs makeup and fragrance in Valentine’s Day gift set

Fendi pairs makeup and fragrance in Valentine’s Day gift set

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the holiday for lovers, the Italian luxury brand is offering its latest essence — L’Acquarossa — in a dazzling red box along with two essential make-up items: red lip gloss and matching red nail polish. Launched last August, L’Acquarossa is an olfactory homage to the city of Rome, but also to […]

28.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Valentine's Day ·
Nintendo to offer taste of console gaming on mobile

Nintendo to offer taste of console gaming on mobile

(Relaxnews) – Nintendo is expected to announce this week that playable demos and mini-game versions of full console titles will be made available on smartphones, according to Japanese news agency Nikkei. The plan is to introduce iOS and Android users to games that can only be experienced in full on Nintendo devices, according to a […]

28.01.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
China’s Baidu paints New Year travel map from mobiles

China’s Baidu paints New Year travel map from mobiles

(BEIJING-AFP) – Pale blue, fibre-optic-like lines linking dots in an outline of China emerging from darkness — technology giant Baidu has launched an astronomical chart-style image of the country’s New Year travels. The chart, tracking the mobile phone data of travellers using Baidu’s map service, is a visual representation of the world’s largest annual human […]

Aquino: Problem with Romualdez is not politics

Aquino: Problem with Romualdez is not politics

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III lambasted Tacloban Mayor Alfred Romualdez anew, saying the local executive’s tiff with Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas is “still a continuing problem.” Aquino said the problem with Tacloban and how it has reacted to the onslaught of super typhoon Yolanda is not about “politics” at all. […]

28.01.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Regine Velasquez returns to work ‘full-time’ in 2014

Regine Velasquez returns to work ‘full-time’ in 2014

Even when she got married and bore a son, many people saw Regine Velasquez as having only slowed down with her career. After all, she still had regular TV shows, held hit concerts, and put out an album that turned Platinum recently. But for the songbird, 2014 is when she stages a full comeback. “May […]

28.01.2014 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
American dream increasingly found in cities, not suburbs

American dream increasingly found in cities, not suburbs

(BETHESDA, United States-AFP) – When Justine Posluszny Bello became pregnant with her first child, the 30-year-old professional decided to swap her surburban existence for a new life in the heart of Washington — the exact opposite of the path chosen by her mother a generation earlier. “We wanted to raise our kids in an urban […]

27.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·