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 ·
Alice Dixson is dating again

Alice Dixson is dating again

FHM December cover girl Alice Dixson confirmed that she’s back in the dating game again. In a recent interview with the TV5 star, Alice shared she’s going out on dates but nothing serious yet. She’s still in the “getting to know you” stage and clarified that she’s not exclusively dating someone. “Kakaumpisa lang. Hindi pa […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus

The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus

The world acclaimed University of the Philippines  Concert Chorus will perform at the Michael J. Slattery Hall of the Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Church in Santa Clarita on Saturday, January 4, 2014. Most recently, they competed at the “2012 Festival Internacional de Musica de Catonigros” in Catalonia, Spain and took home the First Prize in the […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Dubai 2014 firework display breaks world record: Guinness

Dubai 2014 firework display breaks world record: Guinness

(DUBAI-AFP) – Dubai shattered the world record for the largest ever pyrotechnic display on New Year’s Eve with a show involving more than half a million fireworks, Guinness World Records said Wednesday. “Ten months in planning, over 500,000 fireworks were used during the display which lasted around six minutes, with Guinness World Records adjudicators on […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, New Year's Day, World News ·
Men: fashion trends to look out for in 2014

Men: fashion trends to look out for in 2014

(Relaxnews) – Here are some of the hottest menswear styles you can expect to see over the next 12 months. Flowers Men’s florals will be everywhere come spring. In Milan, Gucci and Prada showed off plenty of floral print suiting, followed on notably in Paris by Dries Van Noten. It doesn’t stop with the tailoring: bold prints also appear on […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
The calendar that ignores office days to help you make the most of 2014

The calendar that ignores office days to help you make the most of 2014

(Relaxnews) – Time flies when you’re having fun — one minute it’s January 1 and you’re full of good resolutions and the next thing you know, you’re writing your Christmas shopping list again. Luckily, planning ahead has been made easier by design duo Half Three, with the launch of the Free Days Planner, which handily ignores […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Home & Garden, New Year's Day, Online ·
Philippines allows phone use on planes

Philippines allows phone use on planes

(MANILA-AFP) – The Philippines’ civil aviation authority said Tuesday it would allow passengers to use mobile phones and laptops to make calls and access the Internet during flights. Civil aviation director general William Hotchkiss said the order covered “transmitting portable electronic devices”. With immediate effect, the move will allow “people on board the aircraft conditional […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Philippine News ·
Sparkling Sydney kicks off glitzy global 2014 party

Sparkling Sydney kicks off glitzy global 2014 party

(SYDNEY-AFP) – Sydney kicked off a promised unprecedented spectacular to mark New Year celebrations Tuesday, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai. Tonnes of explosives were set to light up Australia’s biggest city, with fireworks shooting off the Opera House for the first time […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Holidays, New Year's Day, World News ·
Trailer: Rebecca Hall stars in romantic drama ‘A Promise’

Trailer: Rebecca Hall stars in romantic drama ‘A Promise’

(Relaxnews) – Mars Distribution has uploaded the first trailer for Patrice Leconte’s “A Promise,” adapted from German author Stefan Zweig’s novella “Journey into the Past.” This period drama shows the British actress in the role of a young wife falling in love with her husband’s secretary and protégé, played by Richard Madden (“Game of Thrones”). […]

‘Iron Man 3′: 2013′s box-office superhero

‘Iron Man 3′: 2013′s box-office superhero

(Relaxnews) – In the ranking of the highest-grossing films of 2013, the superhero action film claimed the top spot with its $1.22 billion in revenues worldwide. Released in late April/early May, “Iron Man 3″ took the success of Marvel’s superhero films to a new level, rising to the top of the worldwide box office for […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Yves Saint Laurent nail polish collection inspired by North African spices

Yves Saint Laurent nail polish collection inspired by North African spices

(Relaxnews) – Following a wave of fragrances inspired by the Middle East in 2013, Yves Saint Laurent pays homage to the region through its latest nail polishes inspired by North African spices. The colors in the brand’s iconic La Laque Couture Spicy Collection invite manicure addicts to travel to Morocco and the Sahara. The collection includes […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Salvatore Ferragamo unveils Spring-Summer 2014 campaign

Salvatore Ferragamo unveils Spring-Summer 2014 campaign

(Relaxnews) – Florence-based luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo has a colorful new campaign for Spring 2014, ready to fight off any winter blues. The campaign is shot by fashion legends Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. The brand’s creative director Massimiliano Giornetti picked Canadian model Daria Werbowy, and the 24-year-old American Sean O’Pry as the faces of the brand […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Nike unveils Team USA uniforms for Sochi

Nike unveils Team USA uniforms for Sochi

(Relaxnews) – The all-American sports firm has revealed the futuristic new podium looks for Team USA’s athletes at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. America’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes have lucked out with their warm-weather sporting gear for the Sochi 2014 games as sportswear giant Nike has created a futuristic and metallic look for […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Sugar overload: WHO may cut sugar recommendations by half

Sugar overload: WHO may cut sugar recommendations by half

(Relaxnews) – The World Health Organization is considering cutting the amount of sugar it recommends in your daily diet to half the current limit. Experts are proposing cutting the recommended level that people should consume from no more than 10 percent of their calories from sugar to no more than five percent, based on fears […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·