Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring-Summer 2014 watches: vintage for men, pastel for women

Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring-Summer 2014 watches: vintage for men, pastel for women

(Relaxnews) – The famous designer’s casual label has unveiled its new timepieces for the Spring-Summer 2014 season, including men’s watches with a vintage, military-inspired style and refined women’s watches in pastel hues. The crown jewel in this latest collection is the “Henry Skeleton Gradient,” a watch whose originality resides in the translucent nylon material used […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
UCLA RN to Join 4th national nurses group to head to PHL for Haiyan relief effort

UCLA RN to Join 4th national nurses group to head to PHL for Haiyan relief effort

UCLA Medical Center first hospital to support campaign  While many families are busy in December holiday preparations, a group of registered nurses – including  Paolo Montenegro, a Burbank, Ca. resident who works at UCLA Medical Center – are getting ready for their own special gift – heading  to the Philippines to provide medical support for […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
In this time of adversity, Jessica Cox serves as an inspiration

In this time of adversity, Jessica Cox serves as an inspiration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Typhoon victims in the Philippines, particularly those who lost arms or legs as a result of their injuries, should draw strength and inspiration from armless Filipino-American pilot and motivational speaker Jessica Cox. “Jessica has risen from adversity and can definitely inspire our people, especially those who are experiencing adversity as a result […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Men’s grooming tutorials: shave, trim, know your products

Men’s grooming tutorials: shave, trim, know your products

(Relaxnews) – ‘Tis the season to be jolly, but that doesn’t have to mean red cheeks and unkempt facial hair. Here’s our man’s guide to grooming yourself for the holiday season. Shaving like a pro - http://youtu.be/IHV2CoJWpqI It all starts with a good clean shave. Blogger Aaron Marino shows you how to get the perfect shave. Start […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Online, Videos ·
Saudi Arabia now open to foreigners

Saudi Arabia now open to foreigners

(Relaxnews) – Saudi Arabia launched a new tourist visa program this week that allows foreigners to visit the kingdom’s tourist and historical sites. Announced out of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities earlier this year, visitors are now able to apply for a tourist visa under the Extended Umrah Tourism Programme and stay in […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Kiehl’s supports Alicia Keys’ foundation with special edition Midnight Recovery Concentrate

Kiehl’s supports Alicia Keys’ foundation with special edition Midnight Recovery Concentrate

(Relaxnews) – This January, the cosmetics and skincare brand will launch a limited edition of its Midnight Recovery Concentrate, with proceeds benefitting the non-profit organization Keep a Child Alive. Co-founded by Alicia Keys and Leigh Blake, Keep a Child Alive works to improve access to medication and treatment for families of children suffering from AIDS/HIV. […]

Stocking stuffers: popular characters come to USB drives

Stocking stuffers: popular characters come to USB drives

(Relaxnews) – Whether you’re into superheroes, villains, video game avatars or classic cartoon personalities, there is a good chance you’ll find a USB drive made to look like your favorite character. And these days, who couldn’t use a little extra data storage? Next time you’re stumped for gifts, consider picking up a USB drive from […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Art, Games, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
3D printing and fashion: a multitude of uses, a multitude of questions

3D printing and fashion: a multitude of uses, a multitude of questions

(Relaxnews) – This year saw 3D printing hit the headlines as one of the most exciting technologies out there, so how did planet fashion respond, and what’s in store for the future? While 3D printing has still not entered the average home, it’s on its way to affordability, and as we know, wherever there’s a […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
US singer wows in ‘Arabs Got Talent’ reality show

US singer wows in ‘Arabs Got Talent’ reality show

(BEIRUT-AFP) – An American singer who cannot even speak Arabic has come runner-up in television reality show Arabs Got Talent after wooing audiences across the Middle East. The renditions of classical Arab songs by Jennifer Grout, a petite blonde from Boston, Massachusetts, ensured she was among the three finalists in the popular show. First prize […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Get cracking: how nuts can improve your health

Get cracking: how nuts can improve your health

(Relaxnews) – Few foods pack a nutritional bang for your buck quite like the humble nut. Here are a few good scientifically backed reasons to add nuts to your daily diet. New research published last month in the New England Journal of Medicine involving nearly 119,000 subjects found that eating one serving of unsalted nuts […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Seven ways to battle the holiday bulge

Seven ways to battle the holiday bulge

(Relaxnews) – ‘Tis the season for holiday eating. And that means that most of us will pack on about one to two pounds (.5-1 kilo) this time of year. While that might not sound like much, annual weight gain adds up year after year. But rather than put down the eggnog and fruit cake altogether, […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Health & Fitness, Holidays, Sports & Recreation ·
Central Health plan receives Senior Choice Gold Award for Excellence in 2014 Medicare plan benefits in Los Angeles & Orange Counties

Central Health plan receives Senior Choice Gold Award for Excellence in 2014 Medicare plan benefits in Los Angeles & Orange Counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Central Health Plan is one of 40 Medicare plans nationally to be recognized for cost-sharing effectiveness and value in the design of their 2014 medical and Part D prescription drug benefits for Medicare beneficiaries. Central Health Plan’s Medicare plan is the only Medicare Advantage plan offered in Los Angeles and Orange counties […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Brussels sprouts may boost fertility

Brussels sprouts may boost fertility

(Relaxnews) – Brussels sprouts may boost fertility in both men and women, a UK expert says. Research has found that 9 percent of all conceptions take place over the holiday period, making December the most fertile month of the year. For couples wanting a baby, Neema Savvides, a nutritional therapist at the Harley Street Fertility […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Want to eat healthily? Add up to $1.50 a day

Want to eat healthily? Add up to $1.50 a day

(PARIS-AFP) – A diet of the healthiest food costs about $1.50 (1.10 euros) more per person per day than the least healthiest, according to a survey of 10 wealthy and middle-income countries published on Thursday. Researchers carried out an overview of 27 previously published investigations into dietary patterns that had solid data about what people […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Eco-friendly alternative trees for a Green Christmas

Eco-friendly alternative trees for a Green Christmas

(Relaxnews) – Hate fake plastic trees? Opting out of the traditional fir tree this year doesn’t mean you have to be a Scrooge when it comes to design, thanks to a host of chic sustainable alternatives. With materials ranging from cardboard to steel, re-usable Christmas trees have never been so innovative or stylish. British brand Timbatree recently […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
2014 trends: all-in-one PCs

2014 trends: all-in-one PCs

(Relaxnews) – Consumers may be losing interest in traditional computers thanks to tablets and smartphones, but demand for the streamlined, design-focused desktops is expected to grow over the next 12 months while the rest of the PC market continues to contract. A form factor cemented in the public consciousness thanks to the iMac, an all-in-one […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Harry Potter readied for watercolor adventures

Harry Potter readied for watercolor adventures

(Relaxnews) – Is he smiling, or setting his jaw in a determined lock? Jim Kay’s Potter could be the Mona Lisa of Young Adult fiction. Harry Potter’s got a new face, courtesy of award-winning artist Jim Kay and his fully illustrated “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” to be published by Bloomsbury. A touseled mop […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment, International Stars ·
Most popular videos: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ Paul Walker, spoof telenovela

Most popular videos: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ Paul Walker, spoof telenovela

(Relaxnews) – The debut trailer for “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ is released, Paul Walker is remembered, and a spoof Mexican soap becomes one of YouTube’s most popular videos for Friday, December 6. 1) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – OFFICIAL Trailer 4.6 million total views Published: December 5, 2013 Sometimes doing the right thing can make […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Young American sings classical Arabic music, wows audiences

Young American sings classical Arabic music, wows audiences

(ZOUK MOSBEH-AFP) – Young American Jennifer Grout doesn’t speak a word of Arabic, but has taught herself to sing the Arab world’s best-known, most difficult songs, and could even win its major music competition. Her blonde hair loose and without a sign of make-up, the 23-year-old appeared before a panel of judges to audition for […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Music ·
Mandela actors hail icon, as new film tipped for boost

Mandela actors hail icon, as new film tipped for boost

(LOS ANGELES, United States-AFP) – Morgan Freeman, who played Nelson Mandela in the Oscar-nominated film “Invictus” after being chosen by the icon himself as his favored actor, hailed the late South African leader Thursday as a “giant” of the 20th century. The anti-apartheid hero was also praised in Hollywood by the star of “Mandela: Long […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·