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 ·
Wells Fargo donates $250,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

Wells Fargo donates $250,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

ExpressSend Remittance Transfer Fees to the Philippines waived; Wells Fargo ATMs to accept donations for American Red Cross  Taguig, Philippines — November 13, 2013 Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is supporting the Philippines typhoon and flood relief effort with a grant of $250,000 – more than Php 10 million – with $125,000 going to the American Red Cross and $125,000 to the International […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
No wedding plans yet for Richard, Sarah Lahbati

No wedding plans yet for Richard, Sarah Lahbati

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– Richard Gutierrez denied rumors that he and his girlfriend, actress Sarah Lahbati, are planning to tie the knot in the near future. This comes after Lahbati was rumored to have given birth to their child in Switzerland months back. Gutierrez said he gets surprised whenever people ask him things – which mostly […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Empire State Building dons PHL colors for Yolanda victims

Empire State Building dons PHL colors for Yolanda victims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – In a towering spectacle draped against the New York City night sky, the world renowned Empire State Building donned on Friday night (Saturday morning in Manila) the Philippine flag’s blue, white and red, a week after Super Typhoon Yolanda ravaged Visayas and some parts of southern Luzon. The gesture was done to […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino asserts control over relief effort

Aquino asserts control over relief effort

By Mynardo MACARAIG MANILA, November 18, 2013 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino has moved to assert himself as disaster manager-in-chief after criticism of his response to a devastating super typhoon, with the calamity set to become the defining event of his presidency. Aquino toured the worst-hit towns and cities on Sunday and announced that […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
New underwater hotel lets guests sleep with Nemo

New underwater hotel lets guests sleep with Nemo

(Relaxnews) –  A new underwater hotel room has opened off the coast of Tanzania for intrepid, adventurous and ocean-loving travelers. Set off Pemba Island, also known as ‘the Green Island’ in Arabic, guests of The Manta Resort’s underwater room are dropped off at a self-contained hotel which literally drifts at sea. Guests can sunbathe on […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Nike unveils FA Cup Incyte Ball

Nike unveils FA Cup Incyte Ball

(Relaxnews) – Nike has announced that players in this season’s FA Cup will be kicking around what is the brand’s most technologically advanced football to-date. The Incyte ball is made up of five layers, which Nike says will aid in that all-important first touch, allowing an athlete to bring the ball under control quickly and […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Dakota Fanning to headline road movie as 1980s punk

Dakota Fanning to headline road movie as 1980s punk

(Relaxnews) – The American actress, who turns 20 next year, will star in a coming-of-age movie from Gerardo Naranjo, the Mexican filmmaker behind the 2011 film “Miss Bala.” Fanning, who starred opposite Sean Penn at age eight in “I Am Sam” in 2001, has been cast as a roadie traveling across America with a punk […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·