Working out with friends is more fun: study

Working out with friends is more fun: study

(Relaxnews) – Bored with your solo workouts? A new US study finds that people enjoy exercising more when they’re with others — and that could mean you’re more likely to stick with your fitness routine when you invite friends along. Researchers from the University of Southern California’s Department of Preventive Medicine asked 117 adults to […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Chanel intros luminous ‘Nuit Infinie’ makeup collection

Chanel intros luminous ‘Nuit Infinie’ makeup collection

(Relaxnews) – The French luxury brand’s “Nuit Infinie” Holiday 2013 makeup collection confirms that the season’s metallic trends are here to stay through the holiday season. Holiday parties are a perfect excuse to add extra sparkle and glimmer to hairstyles, outfits and makeup, and Chanel knows this well. And since metallic shades are already one […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Videos ·
JFK’s last sailboat sketch goes up for auction

JFK’s last sailboat sketch goes up for auction

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – A sketch of a boat, done by president John F.Kennedy the day before he was assassinated, is among some 200 JFK items on sale Thursday in an online auction. The pencil drawing, doodled on stationery from Houston’s Rice Hotel, will fetch an estimated $30,000 to $40,000, said the RR Auction house, […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online ·
David Beckham for Belstaff: first campaign image

David Beckham for Belstaff: first campaign image

(Relaxnews) – The world famous athlete was announced as the face of British brand Belstaff in September, now he’s appeared in his first campaign. Celebrated photographer Peter Lindbergh shot the star on location in Buckinghamshire, England for the Belstaff Spring-Summer 2014 campaign. Inspired by the idea of “a band of brothers traveling across the English countryside” according […]

Burger King launches shameless Big Mac copycat

Burger King launches shameless Big Mac copycat

(Relaxnews) – While Burger King’s latest sandwich creation may look strangely familiar, the fast food chain insists what makes its Big Mac knock-off different is its “unique fire-grilling.” It’s not hard to see the similarities between BK’s Big King and its arch rival’s signature sandwich: both feature two “100 percent pure beef” patties with “special […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Online, Videos ·
Health and fitness agenda: International Men’s Day

Health and fitness agenda: International Men’s Day

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, UN-sponsored International Men’s Day highlights men’s health issues around the globe. World Diabetes Day November 14 Worldwide World Diabetes Day, created by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in 1991, takes place annually to bring greater awareness to diabetes and its control. http://www.worlddiabetesday.org International Men’s Day November 19 […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation, World News ·
KC Montero happy for pregnant ex-wife Geneva Cruz

KC Montero happy for pregnant ex-wife Geneva Cruz

RADIO and television personality KC Montero is happy for ex-wife Geneva Cruz after the latter announced that she is expecting her first child with non-showbiz boyfriend Lee Paulsen. KC said he learned the news on Geneva’s pregnancy and upcoming wedding on the internet. He said she’s keen to have another child for so long now. […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Support Operation Keep Dee Alive

Support Operation Keep Dee Alive

On Saturday, November 9th, 2013, Bethematch.org, a leading advocate and support system for those suffering from leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases will be holding a donor drive to save the life of Dianne Abang, who is known by her friends and family as Lady Dee. This event will take place from 12:00PM to 4:00PM […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Travel industry recognizing power of PANKs: childless aunties

Travel industry recognizing power of PANKs: childless aunties

(Relaxnews) – There’s a new travel demographic in town, and they’re called PANKs: Professional Aunt, No Kids. With more and more women in the US and Asia either choosing to have children later in life or electing to lead childless lives altogether, PANKs are emerging as a group with major growth potential in the travel […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online ·
France okays home tests for HIV

France okays home tests for HIV

(PARIS-AFP) – Self-testing HIV kits will go on sale in France next year under a strategy aimed at reducing the spread of the virus causing AIDS, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said on Thursday. In-home tests will be available “for people who do not want to go to testing centres or hospitals” to learn about their […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
Moto G to get Sao Paulo launch party

Moto G to get Sao Paulo launch party

(Relaxnews) – Motorola has chosen the Brazilian city as the venue for its latest global smartphone launch, which will be streamed live over the internet on November 13. Expected to be a budget version of the company’s US-only contextually aware Moto X smartphone, earlier leaks suggested that the handset would be arriving in Europe before […]

Prepare yourselves for folding screens and ‘fonblets’

Prepare yourselves for folding screens and ‘fonblets’

(Relaxnews) – Samsung sees a future world of flexible devices, ultra-high resolution displays and the growing importance of devices that offer the converged functionality of tablets and notebooks in a more mobile form. Speaking at a specially convened analysts event — its first in eight years — Samsung said that it is on track to […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Chinese consumers excited by wearable technology

Chinese consumers excited by wearable technology

(Relaxnews) – As enthusiasm for wearable technology begins to cool off in the US, demand for smart glasses and smartwatches is heating up in China — 90 percent of consumers are aware of the devices and 70 percent would buy one. A Baidu study shows that almost three quarters of Chinese consumers are interested in […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
US regulators move to ban trans fat from foods

US regulators move to ban trans fat from foods

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US regulators on Thursday took steps to ban trans fat from processed foods like microwave popcorn and frozen pizzas, saying the artery-clogging oils are not safe for humans to eat. “Partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not ‘generally recognized as safe’ for use […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Nestlé to speed salt reductions in foods around the globe

Nestlé to speed salt reductions in foods around the globe

(Relaxnews) – Nestlé, the world’s largest food and drink company, announced this week its plans to accelerate the reduction of salt across its brands around the world in an effort to support a World Health Organization salt intake target. The United Nations agency now recommends that people consume no more than five grams of salt […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Robert Pattinson joining Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Lost City of Z’

Robert Pattinson joining Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Lost City of Z’

(Relaxnews) – The British star has reportedly landed a role in this jungle adventure drama, a Brad Pitt production slated to be directed by James Gray. According to Hollywood trade magazine “Screen,” Robert Pattinson will appear in the forthcoming adventure movie “Lost City of Z,” which has been in the making since 2009. No details […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
December 2015 release for new ‘Star Wars’ film

December 2015 release for new ‘Star Wars’ film

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Star Wars” fans finally have a date for their diary after filmmakers announced a long-awaited new instalment of the iconic sci-fi franchise will be released on December 18, 2015. The announcement Thursday laid to rest reports suggesting that the film, announced last year for 2015, might be delayed after one of the […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Trailer: Colin Farrell in ‘Winter’s Tale’

Trailer: Colin Farrell in ‘Winter’s Tale’

(Relaxnews) – Warner Bros has unveiled the first trailer for “Winter’s Tale,” a romantic fantasy film based on the novel by Mark Helprin. Set in New York in 1916 and the present day, the film marks the directorial debut of Akiva Goldsman, who wrotes the screenplays for “A Beautiful Mind” and “The Da Vinci Code.” […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Google ends mystery: barge to be ‘interactive space’

Google ends mystery: barge to be ‘interactive space’

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Google ended nearly two weeks of speculation about an enormous floating barge in San Francisco Bay, saying it would be “an interactive space” for learning about technology. A Google spokesperson dismissed wild conjecture about the barge, which was spotted last month by the technology news blog CNET, which spurred rumors by calling […]

Hotel-malls allow guests to shop ’til they drop

Hotel-malls allow guests to shop ’til they drop

(Relaxnews) – It’s the ideal scenario for jetsetting shopaholics: skip into a Louis Vuitton store or Zara one minute, and into your hotel room the next. Or at least, within the next five to ten. In a growing trend emerging out of the Middle East, hotel developers are partnering with major shopping centers to build […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·