Garrett Hedlund preparing to persecute Peter Pan

Garrett Hedlund preparing to persecute Peter Pan

(Relaxnews) – Flying high after “Inside Llewyn Davis,” American actor Garrett Hedlund is in line to become a younger Captain Hook in “Pan.” The 29-year-old was offered the role of Peter Pan’s famous enemy, revealed Deadline, and would be joining Hugh Jackman, who’s to play Blackbeard in the feature directed by British filmmaker Joe Wright […]

23.01.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kababayan host Jannelle So is engaged!

Kababayan host Jannelle So is engaged!

The kababayan who’s usually on top of news and issues concerning the Filipino American community in Southern California and Hawaii recently felt “on top of the world” as she tweeted minutes after an engagement at the top of the 46-storey Heron Tower in London, England. Jannelle So, host and producer of “Kababayan Today on LA18” celebrated New Year’s Eve […]

23.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
One of the Philippines Newest Channels, TFC’s Lifestyle Network,  Joins DIRECTV

One of the Philippines Newest Channels, TFC’s Lifestyle Network, Joins DIRECTV

DIRECTV’s FilipinoDirect™ Package Now Provides 11 Filipino Channels, including Six Exclusive Channels Not Available on Any Other TV Provider in the U.S. EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 – DIRECTV continues to expand its international programming lineup with the addition of TFC’s Lifestyle Network, which is now available as part of TFCDirect™ and FilipinoDirect™ Packages. DIRECTV […]

23.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Services ·
NBC developing a dark ‘Wizard of Oz’ adaptation

NBC developing a dark ‘Wizard of Oz’ adaptation

(Relaxnews) – The network has greenlighted “Emerald City,” a series adapted from the American children’s literature classic, announced NBC President Bob Greenblatt. Scheduled to premiere in 2015, the series is described as having a dark tone, in the vein of “Game of Thrones.” Dorothy Gale, a headstrong twenty-something who ends up in Oz against her […]

23.01.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Space, sunshine and serenity: Maison&Objet trends 2014

Space, sunshine and serenity: Maison&Objet trends 2014

(Relaxnews) – Crystallized forests, space robots and sun-drenched parties all had a hand in defining design salon Maison&Objet’s official three trend spaces for January 2014. Throughout the year, trend consultancy firms Elizabeth Leriche, Croisements and Nelly Rodi monitor emerging micro-trends within design. Representatives from these agencies have curated three dedicated exhibition spaces presenting these trends under the show’s umbrella […]

23.01.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Top 5 detoxifying foods

Top 5 detoxifying foods

(Relaxnews) – There is no such thing as a truly detoxifying food, according to Nathalie Negro, a nutritionist at French weight loss resort Thermes de Brides-les-Bains. Nonetheless, most fruits and vegetables are rich in potassium and low in sodium, which means that they have particularly effective diuretic properties. They may also be rich in antioxidants, […]

23.01.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Take a look at the new Coca-Cola bottles for the World Cup

Take a look at the new Coca-Cola bottles for the World Cup

(Relaxnews) – Coca-Cola has released a set of commemorative special-edition bottles for the World Cup that contain no actual soda but can play animated, interactive images. Designed to pay homage to past World Cup host countries like Argentina, Japan, France and Italy as well as future hosts like Russia, Qatar and Brazil, the 18 mini […]

Choose the David Beckham Super Bowl ad

Choose the David Beckham Super Bowl ad

(Relaxnews) – David Beckham will be starring in a new campaign film for his H&M bodywear line shot by the Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn (the man behind Ryan Gosling smash hits “Drive” and “Only God Forgives”), which will be screened during the NFL Super Bowl set to take place on February 2. From January […]

Pitbull and JLo team up for World Cup song ‘We Are One’

Pitbull and JLo team up for World Cup song ‘We Are One’

(Relaxnews) – The 2014 FIFA World Cup song has been revealed: “We Are One (Ole Ola)” is a collaboration between rapper Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte. FIFA announced the news on Thursday, while Pitbull hinted at the collaboration via Twitter a day earlier, tweeting, “One song brings the world together #WeAreOne @JLo @ClaudiaLeitte @FIFAcom […]

Daniel Radcliffe to play an engineer in ‘Brooklyn Bridge’

Daniel Radcliffe to play an engineer in ‘Brooklyn Bridge’

(Relaxnews) – The British actor will play Washington Roebling, the young engineer who oversaw the long and arduous construction of the famous bridge, in a forthcoming period drama. Twenty-four-year-old Daniel Radcliffe has agreed to star in “Brooklyn Bridge,” according to production company Goldcrest. The feature will portray the various setbacks encountered by engineers and workers […]

23.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Texting while walking impairs stride, poses risks: study

Texting while walking impairs stride, poses risks: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Texting while walking impairs a person’s ability to follow a straight line and keep a normal pace, and may pose risks to pedestrians according to a study out Wednesday. Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia decided to study texting while walking since it appeared no one had actually scientifically analyzed how […]

23.01.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Obamacare signs up 2.2 million, a quarter young adults: study

Obamacare signs up 2.2 million, a quarter young adults: study

WASHINGTON (AFP) – About 24 percent of people who signed up online for President Barack Obama’s trouble-plagued signature health care plans in 2013 were young adults, the group key to keeping the system balanced, officials said Monday. That’s a number the administration hopes to increase, the Health and Human Services officials added. Overall, almost 2.2 […]

22.01.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Cyberattack traced to hacked refrigerator: researchers

Cyberattack traced to hacked refrigerator: researchers

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Call it the attack of the zombie refrigerators. Computer security researchers said this week they discovered a large “botnet” which infected Internet-connected home appliances and then delivered more than 750,000 malicious emails. The California security firm Proofpoint, Inc., which announced its findings, said this may be the first proven “Internet of Things” […]

22.01.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Bangs Garcia mum about Enrique Gil

Bangs Garcia mum about Enrique Gil

Bangs Garcia chose to keep mum when asked about her love life amid rumors linking her to actor Enrique Gil. A picture of Garcia and Gil, who were apparently on vacation in Japan during the holidays, went viral online although it was Garcia herself who shared the December 27 photo of her with Gil and […]

22.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Football: Beckham off to Peckham in British sitcom

Football: Beckham off to Peckham in British sitcom

(LONDON-AFP) – Football icon David Beckham is to appear in a one-off special of “Only Fools and Horses”, one of Britain’s best-loved television comedies, the BBC said Tuesday. The former England captain, who retired last May, joins the show’s wheeler-dealer Trotter brothers in a “greasy spoon” cafe in their native Peckham in south London. Pictures […]

Phablet sales set to flourish

Phablet sales set to flourish

(Relaxnews) – By 2018 the oversized handsets could be truly ubiquitous, especially in Korea and China, where demand shows no sign of falling. Anyone hoping that the phablet was still just a technological fad should prepare to be disappointed. Juniper Research forecasts that within the next four years, shipment levels will have hit 120 million […]

Is the Cragel the Cronut of 2014?

Is the Cragel the Cronut of 2014?

(Relaxnews) – The hyperbole has begun. After the spectacular success of the Cronut last year, the latest Franken-pastry to take the media by storm is the Cragel which is already being touted as the pastry of 2014 less than a month into the new year. Created out of Brooklyn bakery shop The Bagel Store, the Cragel […]

22.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Meadham Kirchhoff & Penhaligon’s collaborate on fragrance

Meadham Kirchhoff & Penhaligon’s collaborate on fragrance

(Relaxnews) – The Anglo-French fashion design duo have worked with the classic British perfume house on a new scent set to appear in the spring. For the past nine seasons the perfume label has scented the label’s runway presentations, with the designers picking out a fragrance from the brand’s extensive library. Now Penhaligon’s has unveiled […]

22.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online ·
Haute couture shows: evening highlights from day 3

Haute couture shows: evening highlights from day 3

(Relaxnews) – The evening of January 21, the third day of haute couture fashion week in Paris, saw more remarkable collections unveiled. Here is the scoop on the Spring-Summer 2014 collections from Vionnet, Julien Fournié and Giorgio Armani Privé. Vionnet British designer Hussein Chalayan celebrated long evening gowns and cocktail dresses to herald the return […]

22.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment ·