New smart toothbrush takes dental care to new levels

New smart toothbrush takes dental care to new levels

(Relaxnews) – The Oral-B Smart Series electric toothbrush boasts Bluetooth and its own smartphone app to educate and entertain users while keeping their dentists informed. Due to be officially unveiled at the Mobile World Congress on February 24, the toothbrush is bound to raise a dazzling white smile when attendees see it in action. Developed […]

23.02.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Olympics: Brazil gives Winter Games cool shoulder

Olympics: Brazil gives Winter Games cool shoulder

(RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP) – Down on Copacabana Beach, there’s plenty of talk about June’s World Cup and political protest as Rio residents relax on the sand. With their festival of football just four months away, the 2016 Olympic Games that Rio will welcome as the movement’s first ever South American host feel a long way […]

23.02.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Spider Man helps the planet as official Earth Hour ambassador

Spider Man helps the planet as official Earth Hour ambassador

(Relaxnews) – Spider Man is doing his bit for the planet this year, having been named as the ambassador of Earth Hour for 2014. The WWF Initiative has partnered with Sony Pictures to raise awareness of the famous lights-out event, which this year will be held on Saturday, March 29, at 8:30pm. Stars of the upcoming film “The Amazing […]

Jennifer Aniston in talks for ‘Mean Moms’

Jennifer Aniston in talks for ‘Mean Moms’

(Relaxnews) – “Friends” and “We’re the Millers” star Jennifer Aniston is on track for “Mean Moms,” a film that pokes beneath the surface of well-heeled suburbia in the style of “Desparate Housewives,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The feature is based on Rosalind Wiseman’s life advice tale “Queen Bee Moms and King Pin Dads,” after […]

23.02.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Eat Chocolate Lose Weight’ diet advocates daily intake of the sweet stuff

‘Eat Chocolate Lose Weight’ diet advocates daily intake of the sweet stuff

(Relaxnews) – Chocolate has almost always been on the “Heck no!” list when it comes to diets, but a new regimen promises eating the sweet treat helps with weight loss. Neuroscientist Dr. Will Clower penned the book “Eat Chocolate Lose Weight” and says consuming chocolate can actually help you eat less each day. Studies on […]

23.02.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Health & Fitness ·
GQ’s picks for the top restaurants in the US 2014

GQ’s picks for the top restaurants in the US 2014

(Relaxnews) – A fine dining restaurant that cross-pollinates Asian and Texan influences and distills them onto plates like taco of sea eel, scrambled eggs, trout roe and kale has been named the best US restaurant of 2014 by GQ magazine. In the March issue of the US title, influential food writer Alan Richman pronounced Austin’s Restaurant […]

23.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Are dishonesty and creativity intertwined?

Are dishonesty and creativity intertwined?

(Relaxnews) – Is a dishonest person also highly creative? A new study published in the journal Psychological Science indicates a distinct connection. “The common saying that ‘rules are meant to be broken’ is at the root of both creative performance and dishonest behavior,” says lead researcher Francesca Gino of the Harvard Business School. “Both creativity and dishonesty, […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Indonesia announces world’s biggest manta ray sanctuary

Indonesia announces world’s biggest manta ray sanctuary

(JAKARTA-AFP) – Indonesia on Friday instituted the world’s biggest manta ray sanctuary covering millions of square kilometres as it seeks to protect the huge winged fish and draw more tourists to the sprawling archipelago. New legislation gives full protection to the creatures across all the waters surrounding Southeast Asia’s biggest country, which for years has […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
Aquino: ‘Late DILG Chief Robredo had the vision for the relocation plan’ for informal settlers

Aquino: ‘Late DILG Chief Robredo had the vision for the relocation plan’ for informal settlers

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Wednesday it was the vision of the late Department Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo where “the relocation plan for informal settlers” came from. During the inauguration of the Estero de San Miguel Micro Medium-Rise building for 167 informal settler families at the […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Amerika comes to the Pechanga Theater

i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Amerika comes to the Pechanga Theater

TEMECULA, Calif.  – Vice Ganda, one of the Philippines’ hottest stand-up comedians and showbiz personalities is taking his highly aniticipated concert series entitled “i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Amerika” to the Pechanga Theater in Temecula, California. The show, which originally took off under the title “i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Araneta” was held last year […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Katy Perry premieres Egyptian-themed ‘Dark Horse’ video

Katy Perry premieres Egyptian-themed ‘Dark Horse’ video

(Relaxnews) – After performing her single “Dark Horse” with Memphis rapper Juicy J live at the Grammy Awards last month, Katy Perry has premiered the video for the single. Perry announced the video premiere on Twitter with the message: “Make me your one and only. Check out the MAGIC that is the #DARKHORSEVIDEO.” The over-the top video, […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Coca-Cola designs ‘social media guard’ for latest ad

Coca-Cola designs ‘social media guard’ for latest ad

(Relaxnews) – Coca-Cola has come up with an unusual way of getting us to put down our smartphones and break the social media habit that, for many of us, regularly interrupts real life. The brand has designed a ‘Social Media Guard’ for its latest ad, which aims to highlight the amount of time spent obsessively […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Tesla SUV launch pushed back to 2015

Tesla SUV launch pushed back to 2015

(Relaxnews) – Bad news for anyone who had been waiting to snap up the all-electric Tesla Model X this year, as the company is putting production on hold for yet another 12 months. According to Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, the delay is partly due to the fact that he is “a perfectionist when it comes […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Meryl Streep to play Pankhurst in ‘Suffragette’

Meryl Streep to play Pankhurst in ‘Suffragette’

(Relaxnews) – With the film shoot of Sarah Gavron’s “Suffragette” about to commence, Meryl Streep is expected to join the cast as one of its leading ladies. She’ll play British activist Emily Pankhurst, a leading member of a 1900s equal rights movement that had grown disillusioned with the efficacy of peaceful protest. Pankhurst made it […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Fantastic Four’: Kate Mara confirmed

‘Fantastic Four’: Kate Mara confirmed

(Relaxnews) – “House of Cards” actress Kate Mara is to co-star in 2015′s “The Fantastic Four,” with Jamie Bell and Miles Teller also set to join Michael B. Jordan as principal cast members. The deal for Mara is done, according to Variety, setting her up to play Sue Storm, the Invisible Woman. Jamie Bell (“Hallam […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Milan Fashion Week: highlights from days 2 and 3

Milan Fashion Week: highlights from days 2 and 3

(Relaxnews) – Here some of standout looks fresh from the Fall-Winter 2014/15 runways in Milan. Prada  Miuccia Prada’s Fall 2014/15 collection mixed the soft and sexy (sheer shift dresses) with a wintry 1970s vibe (best exemplified by the shearling coats, which came in a range of tones and colors). The designer was bang on-trend with […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tours launched

9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tours launched

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General and the Department of Tourism in Los Angeles launched on 13 February 2014, the 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) to the Philippines scheduled on 28 July to 02 August 2014. Los Angeles leads this year’s ACGTDT, a joint project of all Philippine Service Posts […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Bowie becomes oldest Brit winner, but Arctic Monkeys steal show

Bowie becomes oldest Brit winner, but Arctic Monkeys steal show

(LONDON-AFP) – British cultural giant David Bowie on Wednesday became the oldest winner of a Brit Award, but the annual awards ceremony belonged to history-making rockers Arctic Monkeys, who claimed the night’s top two awards. Bowie, 67, was not present at London’s cavernous O2 Arena to receive his best British Male Solo Artist award — […]

20.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
For men, a slimmer physique may signal a surprising health advantage

For men, a slimmer physique may signal a surprising health advantage

(Relaxnews) – New research in the American Journal of Human Biology reveals a link between body mass index (BMI) and the amount of bacteria found in male noses. Results indicate that the noses of heavier or overweight men carry more “potentially pathogenic species of bacteria” than the sniffers of attractive, thinner males. “According to an […]

20.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Offbeat ·
Manage Hunger with Wholesome Foods

Manage Hunger with Wholesome Foods

(Family Features) Whether you’re following a weight loss plan or simply maintaining healthy habits, finding foods that are nutritious sources of protein and promote satiety can help curb your urge to snack throughout the day. Wholesome soyfoods can replace other foods in your diet that might be adding too much fat, sugar and cholesterol. Soyfoods […]