‘Polar vortex’ slams US with record cold weather

‘Polar vortex’ slams US with record cold weather

By Mira Oberman CHICAGO  (AFP) – A “polar vortex” dropped over a huge section of the United States on Monday, sending temperatures plunging across the Midwest as the East Coast braced for the bitter Arctic blast. Meteorologists predicted the lowest temperatures in two decades in some areas of the country, with the mercury at -35 […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Regine for 2014: Look forward and be positive

Regine for 2014: Look forward and be positive

Regine Velasquez was beset with problems last year, including her father having been hospitalized for sometime. The singer acknowledged that her bout with seeming negativity “overshadowed” some of the more beautiful things that happened in her life in 2013. “Hindi ko alam kung ano ‘yung magandang bagay na nangyari sa akin, marami naman, kaya lang […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL economy to grow 7-7.5% in 2014 – Metrobanks FMIC

PHL economy to grow 7-7.5% in 2014 – Metrobanks FMIC

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Despite the natural calamities last year, higher spending by the government and private sectors to fund the reconstruction of damaged areas will sustain the growth momentum this year, First Metro Investment Corp., the investment banker of the Metrobank Group said Monday. While the Philippines suffered the devastation wreaked by storms and earthquakes, […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jaeger-LeCoultre presents Valentine’s Day edition of Rendez-Vous watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre presents Valentine’s Day edition of Rendez-Vous watch

(Relaxnews) – For Valentine’s Day, the Swiss watch maker has presented an exceptionally romantic version of its Rendez-Vous watch with a red patent leather strap. In addition to its bright red color symbolizing passion, this limited edition strap has a small, secret pouch designed to hold a tiny letter. For an unforgettable gift, the giver […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Valentine's Day ·
Fitbug unveils specialized training packages

Fitbug unveils specialized training packages

(Relaxnews) – UK-based Fitbug has unveiled targeted 12-week training plans to help users of its low-priced Orb reach their fitness goals this year. Users will soon be able to select plans such as “no more baby belly,” “golf gorgeous” or “bum beautiful” to access specialized workouts and online and app-based tools. The service, unveiled at […]

Nike unveils three Air Max retakes

Nike unveils three Air Max retakes

(Relaxnews) – After announcing a fresh update to its classic Nike Air Max last month with the Air Max Lunar 90, the Swoosh brand has unveiled two additional looks: the Air Max 90 Jacquard and Air Max 90 Ice. One of the more popular Air Max styles, the Air Max Lunar90 ($130) features Nike’s cushioning […]

CAN BANKRUPTCY STOP A FORECLOSURE?

CAN BANKRUPTCY STOP A FORECLOSURE?

There has been several articles in the press recently, that suggests we are about to experience a new wave of foreclosures this spring. Banks usually, try to avoid dumping their entire foreclosure portfolio at once, to prevent prices dropping so low, that it encourages even more people to default. Who wants to service a mortgage […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
Prada Spring-Summer 2014 campaign highlights colorful mixing

Prada Spring-Summer 2014 campaign highlights colorful mixing

(Relaxnews) – The Italian fashion brand has revealed its latest print advertising campaign, with a film set to follow soon. Shot by fashion legend Steven Meisel, Prada’s latest campaign shows off the “fierce and independent spirit of the collection” according to the label. The female faces staring out at the camera match the clothes, which were themselves […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Etihad Airways offers chance to train with Manchester City

Etihad Airways offers chance to train with Manchester City

(Relaxnews) - Travelers who book a flight on the UAE’s national airline can enter to win a training session with the famous British soccer team. While Qatar is counting on the French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain to attract tourists — the club has posed for posters promoting the destination and was recently brought to Doha for […]

What does 2014 hold for web design trends?

What does 2014 hold for web design trends?

(Relaxnews) – As technology races on at lightning speed into 2014, what does the future hold for web design? According to The Next Web (TNW), many of the trends we saw develop over the course of 2013 will continue to be popular, while design in general will become more aesthetically minimalistic. Fancy fonts will be at the […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
General Mills pledges GMO-free Cheerios

General Mills pledges GMO-free Cheerios

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Cheerios will be made without any genetically modified ingredients in the United States, producer General Mills announced, answering growing consumer concerns about the issue. The popular breakfast cereal is already made in Europe without GMO (genetically modified organism) content, and the company said late Thursday that Original Cheerios had only contained a small […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Nissan to present sports sedan concept in Detroit

Nissan to present sports sedan concept in Detroit

(Relaxnews) – At the North American International Auto Show, opening its doors Saturday, January 18, the Japanese manufacturer plans to debut a new concept car in the form of a sports sedan. The model is designed to exhibit Nissan’s shift towards a new visual identity. A few weeks ahead of the show, Nissan is teasing […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
SkyCycle: London’s futuristic new bike highway?

SkyCycle: London’s futuristic new bike highway?

(Relaxnews) – Fancy cycling along the London skyline? It could soon be an everyday occurrence, following the unveiling of the SkyCycle proposal, a revolutionary network of cycle decks throughout the capital. The proposal comprises over 220 kilometers of traffic-free cycle routes following exisiting suburban rail lines, with each route capable of accommodating up to 12,000 […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
Ten architecture and design figures to watch in 2014

Ten architecture and design figures to watch in 2014

(Relaxnews) – 2014 is set to be an exciting year for architecture and design. We give you ten people, studios or projects to keep an eye on. Tom Dixon Named Maison et Objet Designer of the Year for 2014, Tom Dixon has a busy year ahead of him. Following his successful foray into sportswear in […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Ready for smart contact lenses?

Ready for smart contact lenses?

(Relaxnews) – Is Innovega’s iOptik system the future of wearable technology, or a technological step too far? There are many complaints about Google Glass, but one of the biggest from its small band of users is that the device makes them look silly. But how about if the technology could be shrunk down into a […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Bluetooth flower pots bring smart tech to gardeners

Bluetooth flower pots bring smart tech to gardeners

(Relaxnews) – MEG’s next-generation flower pots, slated to go on sale in 2014, use advanced technology to ensure that houseplants survive and thrive, even when their owners lack a green thumb. The technology behind these innovative flower pots was created by entrepreneurs Raphaëlle Seyfried and Franz Ezin through their start-up MEG (Mind Every Garden). The […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Environment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Lancôme launches 2-in-1 night cream with massage disk

Lancôme launches 2-in-1 night cream with massage disk

(Relaxnews) – The French luxury brand is expanding its Rénergie range with a new two-in-one treatment designed to tone and tighten skin through the night. “Rénergie French Lift” will arrive at beauty counters from March 3. With this new anti-aging treatment, Lancôme hopes to usher in “a new era of instrumental cosmetic face lifts,” namely […]

Issey Miyake goes green

Issey Miyake goes green

(Relaxnews) – For spring 2014, the brand has released two new green versions of its L’Eau d’Issey fragrances for men and women. Japanese luxury label Issey Miyake is celebrating Spring with two new pop-up fragrance editions. The Tokyo born label has added a Lotus twist to its L’Eau d’Issey women’s fragrance and spritzed up a Yuzu […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Estée Lauder launching Pure Color Envy lip colors

Estée Lauder launching Pure Color Envy lip colors

(Relaxnews) – Estée Lauder has unveiled its Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick line, 20 statement shades with rich pigments, a creamy moisturizing formula and six-hour staying power. Notably, it’s the ‘Time Release Encapsulated Moisture Complex with Hyaluronic Acid’ that, according to the company, “helps boost lips’ ability to attract, capture and seal-in continuous hydration.” The lipsticks […]

07.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Cyber criminals to target mobile, social in 2014

Cyber criminals to target mobile, social in 2014

(Relaxnews) – McAfee Labs predicts that the year ahead will bring increased malware attacks and other cyber risks aimed at smartphones, tablets and social media activity. The cyber-security firm’s 2014 Predictions Report gives consumers an idea of the cyber risks they could be facing as the new year approaches. In particular, McAfee Labs believes that 2014 […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·