Paul Walker’s death: ‘Fast & Furious 7′ postponed, not canceled

Paul Walker’s death: ‘Fast & Furious 7′ postponed, not canceled

(Relaxnews) – Universal is likely to delay the next feature in the racing movie franchise, initially expected to arrive in theaters in July 2014, following the death of one of its stars, Paul Walker. Walker died in a car accident over the weekend. The 40-year-old actor, who played Brian O’Connor in the “Fast & Furious” […]

02.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dubai sweeps travel awards including title of leading destination

Dubai sweeps travel awards including title of leading destination

(Relaxnews) – At an event known as the Oscars of the travel industry, Dubai emerged the big winner of the night, sweeping some of the most coveted awards. Just a few days after being chosen to host the 2020 World Expo convention, the glittering city of Dubai was also named the world’s leading destination at […]

02.12.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·
Major award winners from ‘Oscars’ of travel industry gala

Major award winners from ‘Oscars’ of travel industry gala

(Relaxnews) – The glittering city of Dubai and Etihad Airways emerged the big winners at the 20th edition of the World Travel Awards, an event known as the Oscars of the travel industry. Just days after being chosen to host the 2020 World Expo convention, Dubai was named the world’s leading destination at a gala […]

02.12.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online ·
Snapchat finds its niche with disappearing messages

Snapchat finds its niche with disappearing messages

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – For 13-year-old Coral Fairchild, Snapchat trumps old-style text messaging as the way to socialize with friends in the mobile Internet age. The northern California girl adds mustaches to faces in pictures or speech bubbles using touch-screen features that allow people to draw on Snapchat images being sent. “You can take a regular […]

S. Korean wins Red Bull world breakdancing title

S. Korean wins Red Bull world breakdancing title

(SEOUL-AFP) – South Korean Kim Hong-Yeol, a.k.a. Hong10, trumped reigning champion Mounir from France to take the Red Bull world breakdancing crown before a rapturous home crowd in Seoul on Saturday. The 28-year-old snatched the title in a final dance-off against the 2012 winner, after 14 other contenders for the global b-boy championship had been […]

02.12.2013 · Filled under: Art, Asian News, Entertainment, Music ·
Beauty tutorials: holiday makeup

Beauty tutorials: holiday makeup

(Relaxnews) – For our weekly selection of makeup tutorials we found some fun looks for the upcoming holidays:  Lisa Eldridge For her holiday look, Chanel beauty expert Lisa Eldridge applies golden bronze, chocolate brown and plum eyeshadows, blending together the three shades and adding a light beige shade to highlight. She then uses brown liquid […]

02.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Online, Videos ·
Write a song for Ricky Martin to perform on 2014 FIFA World Cup album

Write a song for Ricky Martin to perform on 2014 FIFA World Cup album

(Relaxnews) – On December 2, Sony will launch SuperSong, an international music contest in which the winning song will be included on the official album of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, taking place in Brazil next summer. Ricky Martin will head up the jury tasked with selecting the winning song. The Puerto Rican star is […]

02.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Sports & Recreation ·
When it comes to marriage, ‘follow your gut’: study

When it comes to marriage, ‘follow your gut’: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that newlyweds know on a subconscious level whether their marriage will be a happy one or not, and that when it comes to tying the knot, listen to your gut instincts. Florida State University scientists recruited 135 heterosexual couples who had been married for less than six months and […]

02.12.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
B-52 flights meant ‘America is here’: US envoy

B-52 flights meant ‘America is here’: US envoy

China asserts air zone rights despite defiant bomber flights By Carol Huang BEIJING, November 27, 2013 (AFP) – China has insisted it has the ability to enforce its newly-declared air zone over islands disputed with Japan, despite Beijing’s reluctance to intervene after American B-52 bombers entered the area. The flight of the giant long-range US […]

30.11.2013 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Elon Musk: a man on a mission

Elon Musk: a man on a mission

(Relaxnews) – Whether it be reaching for the stars or changing people’s attitudes to electric cars, in 2013 the South African-born serial entrepreneur and visionary showed he was doing more than anyone in Silicon Valley to demonstrate how technology can revolutionize the way we live our lives. No wonder people are calling him the next […]

Holidays: sophisticated fragrance gift sets for him

Holidays: sophisticated fragrance gift sets for him

(Relaxnews) – Each year, honoring a long-standing Christmas tradition, perfume makers present their star fragrances in exceptionally enticing gift sets. In 2013, these brands are emphasizing elegance and masculinity, presenting boxes in black, white and grey containing luxurious male fragrances and skincare products. Tome 1 – La Pureté For Him by Zadig & Voltaire For […]

30.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, New Year's Day ·
Holiday champagne collections include self-cooling boxes and speakers

Holiday champagne collections include self-cooling boxes and speakers

(Relaxnews) – From elegant stemware, Swarovski crystals and even custom-made speakers, champagne houses have released festive holiday collections that up the ante in elegance and innovative packaging. Luxury champagne house Piper-Heidsieck, for instance, has teamed up with French crystal-maker Baccarat to create a $650 holiday gift featuring two bottles of bubbly and a pair of custom-made flutes. Set […]

Men’s fragrances on the rise in UK and US

Men’s fragrances on the rise in UK and US

(Relaxnews) – A number of big launches have boosted men’s fragrance sales over the past year. A new report by the NPD Group has revealed the rising popularity of luxury scents in the UK and the US: “While women’s individual juices continue to be the top selling fragrance segment across the US and Europe, new launch activity […]

30.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Andy Warhol pop-up booked for SF Mulberry store

Andy Warhol pop-up booked for SF Mulberry store

(Relaxnews) – A week-long open exhibition of Andy Warhol’s Christmas-themed work is to appear at the San Francisco store of leather fashion house Mulberry, in conjunction with auction house Christie’s. Photographs, prints, and paper-based works are due to be displayed during the December 13-19 short run exhibit, some of which works date from Warhol’s time in […]

30.11.2013 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online ·
Health and fitness agenda: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Health and fitness agenda: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, International Day of Persons with Disabilities takes place December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3 Worldwide Around 15 percent of the world’s population lives with disabilities, and this day, backed by the United Nations, aims to help promote understanding and well-being, with global events planned to include forums, […]

30.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Online sales soar in Black Friday two-day shopping frenzy

Online sales soar in Black Friday two-day shopping frenzy

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Americans’ online shopping for Black Friday deals soared to $3 billion during a two-day period beginning on Thanksgiving, with tablets and cell phones used for nearly a quarter of sales, estimates showed Saturday. Online purchases reached $1.93 billion on Friday itself, the unofficial start of the retail sector’s holiday season. That marked a […]

30.11.2013 · Filled under: Holidays, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Thanksgiving ·
‘Fast and Furious’ actor Walker dies in crash

‘Fast and Furious’ actor Walker dies in crash

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Paul Walker, one of the stars of the popular “Fast and Furious” fast-car action movies, died in an auto crash on Saturday, his publicists said on his social media accounts. “It is with a truly heavy heart that we must confirm that Paul Walker passed away today in a tragic car accident […]

30.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, U.S. News ·
Kennedy scion is star of Paris debutantes ball

Kennedy scion is star of Paris debutantes ball

(PARIS-AFP) – At Christian Dior in Paris, Kyra Kennedy, great niece of the late US president John F.Kennedy, carefully descends a grand staircase in a powder blue couture dress and towering heels. The 18-year-old has just finished her final dress fitting before Saturday’s Debutantes Ball, one of the social events of the year at which […]

29.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Keep yourself safe on Cyber Monday

Keep yourself safe on Cyber Monday

(Relaxnews) – US consumers are expected to spend over $2 billion online on Monday as the nation takes to the web to source the best deals on holiday gifts. However, in all of the excitement it could be very easy to fall prey to spammers, scammers and malware. Indeed, two thirds of retailers claim to […]

Unfilled govt positions to remain vacant to finance P20B rehab for Yolanda, etc – Sen. Chiz

Unfilled govt positions to remain vacant to finance P20B rehab for Yolanda, etc – Sen. Chiz

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Senate will not allocate money for unfilled government positions to save about P20 billion so that government can finance the reconstruction and rehabilitation of areas devastated by typhoon Yolanda and other calamities, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero said Monday. This will be done as the Senate finance committee submits the proposed P2.3-trillion […]

29.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·