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 ·
NY’s Metropolitan Museum celebrates Jewels by JAR

NY’s Metropolitan Museum celebrates Jewels by JAR

(Relaxnews) – The famed New York City art and design museum is hosting an exhibition of over 400 pieces by renowned Paris-based jewelry designer Joel A. Rosenthal. The Metropolitan Museum will celebrate the work of JAR in a detailed retrospective set to open November 20 and running through March 9 next year. Based in Paris since the late […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Singapore champions sanitation on first World Toilet Day

Singapore champions sanitation on first World Toilet Day

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Singapore called Tuesday for greater efforts to improve sanitation in developing countries as it celebrated the inaugural UN World Toilet Day, an initiative by the cleanliness-obsessed island republic. Grace Fu, second minister for the environment and water resources, told a conference on the subject that 80 percent of an estimated 2.5 billion people […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Local Fitness Expert To Hold A Charity Bootcamp To Help The Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan In The Philippines

Local Fitness Expert To Hold A Charity Bootcamp To Help The Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan In The Philippines

San Diego, California – During the months of November and December, Danny Short, San Diego’s top personal trainer, will launch a Fitness boot camp training dedicated to helping the victims of the typhoon Haiyan that struck the island of the Philippines a few weeks back.. “The purpose of this boot camp training is to raise […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
People unswayed by calorie counts in fast food restaurants: study

People unswayed by calorie counts in fast food restaurants: study

(Relaxnews) – While the high calorie counts of artery-clogging fast foods are often printed right in front of our eyes, most people ignore them and go ahead and order their burgers and fries anyway, a new study finds. New York University School of Medicine polled 2,000 Philadelphia fast food customers, aged 18 to 64, finding […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Katy Perry atop global social media chart: Starcount

Katy Perry atop global social media chart: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Katy Perry tops the Starcount global social media chart from November 11-17, a week that started with chatter following the MTV EMAs and ended with a TV appearance by Lady Gaga. 1. Katy Perry Katy Perry gained over 500,000 new Twitter followers over the past week and more than 240,000 Instagram followers. She also gained […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Lee Pace enters Lance Armstrong biopic

Lee Pace enters Lance Armstrong biopic

(Relaxnews) – The American actor will join Ben Foster and Chris O’Dowd on the set of this Stephen Frears feature, according to Thewrap.com. Lee Pace, introduced to US audiences through his role on “Pushing Daisies,” has joined the cast of this still untitled feature, produced by Working Title and StudioCanal. The actor’s role in the […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film ·