Brazil’s Indian Games opportunity for cultural exchange

Brazil’s Indian Games opportunity for cultural exchange

(CUIABÁ-AFP) – Leaving a cloud of dust in his wake, a burly warrior of a man rushes into view carrying a huge log on his shoulder. His face painted and grimacing with the effort, he heaves it on to a teammate and keeps running as if his life depended on it as he chases a […]

23.11.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
GAAF to hold Gospel Musicfest for victims of Haiyan

GAAF to hold Gospel Musicfest for victims of Haiyan

The Guardian Angels of America Foundation (GAAF) responds to the call for HELP in Tacloban and Bohol by holding the 1st Fil-Am Gospel Music Festival and Fair on November 23, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive Torrance, CA. 90503. The Gospel Festival and Fair […]

22.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
A Modern Spin on Holiday Classics

A Modern Spin on Holiday Classics

(Family Features) Traditional goodies always add a touch of sweetness to the holidays. Updates to some of your favorite holiday classics help keep family traditions alive while incorporating creative and on-trend ingredients. Everyone knows fruitcakes have long been a holiday tradition, and new and improved versions of this timeless treat are making a festive comeback, […]

How to eat on the Grain Brain diet

How to eat on the Grain Brain diet

(Relaxnews) – A US neurologist is making headlines for calling carbs like cereal, pasta and breads “the brain’s silent killer.” According to Dr. David Perlmutter’s New York Times best seller, “Grain Brain,” all carbs — even those that have long been touted as healthy like whole grains — can cause everything from dementia, ADHD and […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Nike’s new LED-adorned snowboots light up the slopes

Nike’s new LED-adorned snowboots light up the slopes

(Relaxnews) – While runners have their fair share of glow-in-the-dark sneakers, now snowboarders can light up the pistes with Nike’s LED-illuminated LunarENDOR QS snowboard boot. The new Nike boot is adorned with 30 LEDs in the Swoosh on the side panel, powered by a lithium ion battery, to light up less-traversed trails as the sun […]

Football: Adidas extends partnership with FIFA World Cup until 2030

Football: Adidas extends partnership with FIFA World Cup until 2030

(FRANKFURT-AFP) – German sportswear giant Adidas said Thursday it will extend its long-standing sponsorship agreement with the FIFA World Cup tournament until 2030. “Today, FIFA and Adidas formally announced an extension of their long-term partnership agreement granting Adidas the official partner, supplier and licensee rights for the FIFA World Cup and all FIFA events until […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Guerlain revisits La Petite Robe Noire fragrance for the holidays

Guerlain revisits La Petite Robe Noire fragrance for the holidays

(Relaxnews) – The French perfume house has revisited the flacon for its popular feminine fragrance for a holiday limited edition, which also includes a Guerlain lip gloss produced for the occasion. Launched in 2012, Guerlain’s La Petite Robe Noire has quickly become one of the brand’s most iconic fragrances. Like the “little black dress” it […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays ·
Tallest water slide in the world being built in the US

Tallest water slide in the world being built in the US

(Relaxnews) – Thrillseekers may find this idea appealing, while those who suffer from vertigo will find it horrifying: the world’s tallest water slide is being built in Kansas City and will send adrenaline junkies down a 17-story drop. Named Verruckt, which means ‘insane’ in German, the new theme park attraction will be taller than Niagara […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Meet and Greet Robert ” Jawo” Jaworski

Meet and Greet Robert ” Jawo” Jaworski

A Fundraiser Benefiting our Kababayan : The Survivors of Typhoon Yolanda

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
60 Celebs Unite in ABS-CBN’s “Tulong Na!” Benefit Concert

60 Celebs Unite in ABS-CBN’s “Tulong Na!” Benefit Concert

10,000 people fill up Araneta Coliseum to help calamity survivors; TFC North America Sagip Kapamilya telethon raises over $311k Songs of hope, unity and inspiration filled the recent sold-out, star-studded fundraising concert of ABS-CBN that gathered some of the country’s brightest stars, Kapamilya network executives, and almost 10,000 people for one cause — to help […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Make Sure Safety is on the Menu This Thanksgiving

Make Sure Safety is on the Menu This Thanksgiving

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 — Thanksgiving Day is usually full of food, family and football. Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers to add safety to the list since cooking fires are three times more likely on Turkey Day than any other day, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Cooking equipment, overloaded circuits and extension cords are […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Theatrical Performance on Call Centers in the Philippines: “Dallas Non-Stop”

Theatrical Performance on Call Centers in the Philippines: “Dallas Non-Stop”

Through December 9, 2013 Various times, primarily 8:00 p.m. Atwater Village Theatre 3269 Casitas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90039 Various ticket prices depending on date. Web announcement and tickets: dallas.brownpapertickets.com/ or 800-838-3006 DALLAS NON-STOP is set in a Manila call-center about a woman trying to imagine herself in the United States through the prism of the “Dallas” TV show. The […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
DIRECTV, TFC and GMA Offer Community Support by Enabling Free Viewing of Pinoy Channels in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

DIRECTV, TFC and GMA Offer Community Support by Enabling Free Viewing of Pinoy Channels in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 – In the wake of the recent devastating Typhoon Haiyan and to help the Filipino-American community stay connected to news, updates and information, DIRECTV and its partners at ABS-CBN and GMA have opened up channels TFC, ABS-CBN News (ANC), GMA Pinoy and GMA Life to all DIRECTV customers with an international dish through November 30, 2013.  The programming can be found on channels  2060, 2062, 2061 […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Cameron pledges further $48 million aid to PHL

Cameron pledges further $48 million aid to PHL

COLOMBO (Mabuhay) – Prime Minister David Cameron announced Saturday that Britain was providing a further $48 million to help the relief effort after the devastating typhoon in the Philippines. “Today I can announce that we are providing a further 30 million pounds ($48 million) to support the United Nations and Red Cross emergency appeal” to […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: World News ·
Explosive book claims cereal destroys your brain

Explosive book claims cereal destroys your brain

(Relaxnews) – Every time you tuck into a bowl of cereal or plate of pasta, you’re killing your brain. That’s the dramatic diagnosis of a US neurologist whose recently published New York Times best seller has captured media headlines for calling wheat, carbohydrates and sugar “the brain’s silent killer.” According to Dr. David Perlmutter’s book “Grain Brain,” […]

Children around the world less fit than their parents were: study

Children around the world less fit than their parents were: study

(Relaxnews) – Children around the world can’t run as far or as fast as their parents could at their age, new research finds. According to new research presented at the American Heart Association’s annual meeting, children’s fitness levels are on the decline, the BBC reports. Researchers from the University of South Australia analyzed data involving […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Harry Potter stamps rattle US philatelists

Harry Potter stamps rattle US philatelists

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The loss-making US Postal Service (USPS) introduced Harry Potter stamps Tuesday, delighting fans of the fictional boy wizard but angering some philatelists who complain he’s not American. The limited edition of 20 stamps feature images of Scottish author J.K. Rowling’s best-selling character “with the friends, heroes, villains and creatures that make up his […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Shady amphetamine-like compounds found in weight-loss supplements

Shady amphetamine-like compounds found in weight-loss supplements

(Relaxnews) – US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scientists have found some shady ingredients in nine weight-loss supplements currently available on the market. Scientists have spotted an amphetamine-like compound, called beta-methylphenethylamine, in nine of the 21 supposedly all-natural supplements tested. An athlete competing in canoeing qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympics was disqualified after traces […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
1.6 billion people on social networks: study

1.6 billion people on social networks: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – An estimated 1.61 billion people, more than one in five globally, will log in to social networking sites at least monthly this year, the research firm eMarketer said Tuesday. The study said the number was up 14.2 percent from a year ago and growth will push that number up to 2.33 billion by […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
Grand Park to Host Major Celebration for New Year’s Eve

Grand Park to Host Major Celebration for New Year’s Eve

Grand Park’s “N.Y.E. LA” Gives Angelenos a Central Place in the Heart of Los Angeles  to Ring in the New Year, All Together, for the First Time –  Iconic City Hall Building to Become a Beacon for Los Angeles’ Grand Festivities – LOS ANGELES (November 19, 2013) – Grand Park today announced a grand-scale free […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·