Leonardo DiCaprio to promote electric vehicles through Formula E team

Leonardo DiCaprio to promote electric vehicles through Formula E team

(Relaxnews) – The American actor has partnered with the Monaco-based brand Venturi for the forthcoming international Formula E championship, a race between single-seat cars powered exclusively through electricity. DiCaprio has been a proponent of developing environmentally friendly cars for several years. This new racing team was co-founded by Leonardo DiCaprio and Venturi Automobiles President Gildo […]

Kerry to tour typhoon-hit PHL

Kerry to tour typhoon-hit PHL

WASHINGTON, December 9, 2013 (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry is to make his first visit to the Philippines since taking office to see first-hand the damage left by last month’s typhoon, and will also tour Vietnam where he fought during the war. Kerry’s next trip from December 11 to 18 will start […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
AARP sponsors East West Players’ Nisei Widows Club

AARP sponsors East West Players’ Nisei Widows Club

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 9, 2013 – AARP proudly sponsored “Nisei Widows Club: How Tomi Got Her Groove Back,” a production of East West Players, the nation’s premiere Asian American theater company, in Los Angeles, California. “Nisei Widows Club: How Tomi Got Her Groove Back” was the third and final installment of a comic trilogy following the lives of […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Heart says boyfriend is proud of sexy photos

Heart says boyfriend is proud of sexy photos

KAPUSO actress Heart Evangelista shared boyfriend Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is proud of her sexy calendar pictorial. The television host was recently unveiled by a liquor brand as their calendar girl for the year 2014. According to Heart, Chiz was aware of the said project and she asked for his opinion even before she did […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Giambattista Valli to open Milan store

Giambattista Valli to open Milan store

(Relaxnews) – The Italian designer will open his first store in his home city of Milan. With two stores in Paris in the luxurious Passage de la Madeleine, Italian designer Giambattista Valli is now turning his eyes to the Italian fashion capital of Milan. Opening in January 2014, Valli’s first Italian store will appear on 12 via […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Did you check in to any of the most popular Facebook places in 2013?

Did you check in to any of the most popular Facebook places in 2013?

(Relaxnews) – Theme park attractions, sports and entertainment venues and retail meccas appear to be the places Facebook users like to boast about visiting the most, according to a roundup of the most popular check-ins around the world. A notable recurring check-in on the map? The “happiest place on earth” — i.e. Disneylands from California […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
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 ·