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 ·
Worldwide box office: ‘The Hobbit’ still towering above competition

Worldwide box office: ‘The Hobbit’ still towering above competition

(Relaxnews) – “The Desolation of Smaug,” the second film in Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” trilogy, remains in the top position at the global box office for the third consecutive weekend. According to Rentrak, the heroic fantasy film grossed $128.15 million in 63 territories during the weekend ending December 29. This brings total revenues for the film, […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Are cranberries the fountain of youth?

Are cranberries the fountain of youth?

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that cranberries have antioxidant properties that may prolong your life. In new research to be published in the February 2014 issue of Experimental Gerontology, scientists have found that eating cranberries can extend your life significantly. The caveat: the study was conducted on fruit flies, not humans. A team from National […]

27.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Online ·
Watch New York’s Times Square NYE countdown live on the web

Watch New York’s Times Square NYE countdown live on the web

(Relaxnews) – A billion people are expected to watch the New Year’s countdown from New York’s Times Square live on the web. And no fewer than one million people are expected to be attending the event onsite in the city. Starting at 6 PM (local time), Toshiba will be broadcasting live or pre-recorded videos featuring […]

27.12.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Entertainment, Holidays, New Year's Day, Online, Videos ·
Lily Collins is the face of new Lancôme lipstick

Lily Collins is the face of new Lancôme lipstick

(Relaxnews) – Lancôme is adding a new lipstick to its In Love makeup line. The face in the campaign behind Lip Lover, which comes in a large range of shades and with numerous beautifying properties, is British actress Lily Collins, who became a  spokesmodel for Lancôme in October. Nicknamed “serial kisser” by Lancôme, Lip Lover lipstick […]

27.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Gold rush series ‘Klondike’ set to premiere on Discovery Channel January 20

Gold rush series ‘Klondike’ set to premiere on Discovery Channel January 20

(Relaxnews) – The miniseries produced by Ridley Scott will hit the small screen in the US and Canada on January 20, 21 and 22, the Discovery Channel has announced. Based on Charlotte Gray’s novel “Gold Diggers: Striking it Rich in the Klondike,” the mini-series will take place during the end of the 19th century in […]

27.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Polished, precise cocktail classics to trend in 2014

Polished, precise cocktail classics to trend in 2014

(Relaxnews) – Look for cocktails to be cleaner, simpler with a focus on masterful execution in 2014, says the Spaniard who holds the title of world’s best bartender 2013. According to David Rios, who beat out 43 finalists from around the world to take the lofty title from a Diageo-sponsored event this summer, serious mixologists […]

Spending the night in a cemetery and other strange New Year’s customs

Spending the night in a cemetery and other strange New Year’s customs

(Relaxnews) - Ahead of New Year’s Eve, the social networking site Badoo asked members to cast their votes to elect the world’s strangest and funniest New Year’s traditions. The locals in Talca, Chile came out in first place by a long shot in the “strangest” category with their custom of spending the night in a cemetery […]

Trailer: Johnny Depp poses a threat to humanity in ‘Transcendence’

Trailer: Johnny Depp poses a threat to humanity in ‘Transcendence’

(Relaxnews) – The forthcoming science-fiction thriller on artificial intelligence now has its first official trailer. After three mysterious teasers, Warner Bros has finally lifted the veil on the first scenes from “Transcendence.” In  two minutes and 30 seconds, the trailer suggests a highly polished thriller with a futuristic, high-tech atmosphere. The film is the directorial […]

27.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Tom Cruise and Keanu Reeves move away from two film projects

Tom Cruise and Keanu Reeves move away from two film projects

(Relaxnews) – The two Hollywood superstars have stepped back from the remakes of “The Magnificent Seven” and “Point Break.” According to Thewrap.com, Cruise is no longer attached to the project that was designed to remake the classic Western, a project he had been involved with since May 2012. However, MGM is still planning on producing […]

27.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Football: Qatar determined to take heat out of hosting

Football: Qatar determined to take heat out of hosting

(AFP) – The debate may be raging over whether the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar should be switched to the winter, but one party content to stick with the original summer dates are the local organisers themselves. FIFA president Sepp Blatter has launched a consultation process over whether the football showpiece should be moved […]

26.12.2013 · Filled under: News ·
TV stars to watch in 2014

TV stars to watch in 2014

(Relaxnews) – After a particularly rich and exciting year of TV in 2013, networks are planning to outdo themselves once again in 2014, and they couldn’t do this without the help of the stars. Whether returning to the small screen or making their first appearance, these actors are bound to have viewers talking next year. […]

26.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Trailer: Jon Hamm stars in ‘Million Dollar Arm’

Trailer: Jon Hamm stars in ‘Million Dollar Arm’

(Relaxnews) – Disney has released the first trailer for this sports drama, set between the worlds of Indian cricket and American baseball. “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm plays a baseball talent agent close to bankruptcy. In a last-ditch effort to turn his career around, he comes up with a wild challenge: to find the first […]

26.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·