Women who follow a Mediterranean diet live longer and thrive: study

Women who follow a Mediterranean diet live longer and thrive: study

(Relaxnews) – Now you’ve got even more good reason to eat a heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. A new study finds that middle-aged women who do so may live a healthier, longer life. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston evaluated the diets and medical records of 10,670 women who were in […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Director of New Fullerton Center for Autism Walks in 10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks – November 16, 2013

Director of New Fullerton Center for Autism Walks in 10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks – November 16, 2013

FULLERTON, CA – Inspired by the children and families that are served by the new California State University, Fullerton Center for Autism, autism researcher and professor Jason K. Baker, Ph.D., 39, of Fullerton, will walk for autism in the 10th Anniversary Walk Now for Autism Speaks Orange County on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Janis Joplin gets posthumous Hollywood star

Janis Joplin gets posthumous Hollywood star

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Singing legend Janis Joplin was honored Monday with a star on Hollywood’s storied Walk of Fame more than four decades after her death from a drug overdose. The raspy-voiced singing star was immortalized on the famous Hollywood walk at a ceremony attended by her brother Michael and sister Laura, while country music […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music ·
Giant mirrors bring winter sun to Norwegian village

Giant mirrors bring winter sun to Norwegian village

(OSLO-AFP) – Residents of a remote village nestled in a steep-sided valley in southern Norway are about to enjoy winter sunlight for the first time ever thanks to giant mirrors. The mountains that surround the village of Rjukan are far from Himalayan, but they are high enough to deprive its 3,500 inhabitants of direct sunlight […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Lists of Lonely Planet’s top travel picks for 2014

Lists of Lonely Planet’s top travel picks for 2014

(Relaxnews) – Lonely Planet has released the results of its biggest travel guide of the year, “Best in Travel 2014,” which includes picks for the top 10 cities, countries, and regions to visit. Editors picked Brazil as the top country; Paris the top city, and the Greek Islands as the best-value destination for next year. […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Online ·
Earlier bedtime may help a child’s waistline: study

Earlier bedtime may help a child’s waistline: study

(Relaxnews) – Setting an earlier bedtime for your children could help keep their weight in check, a new study finds. Fast food, too much screen time, and sugary sodas are not the only factors to blame for the childhood obesity epidemic, experts say. Lack of sleep is also an important factor, the findings show. Scientists […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Dennis Trillo on Luis-Jennylyn split: ‘Wala akong kinalaman diyan!’

Dennis Trillo on Luis-Jennylyn split: ‘Wala akong kinalaman diyan!’

“My Husband’s Lover” star Dennis Trillo denied causing the recent breakup of Luis Manzano and Jennylyn Mercado, with whom he had a nearly one-year relationship until March 2011. Speaking with reporters shortly after a recent press conference for his new film “Sapi,” which hits theaters on November 6, Trillo said he found rumors tagging him […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ambassador Cusia to Keynote the 2013 FPACC Bi-National Conference

Ambassador Cusia to Keynote the 2013 FPACC Bi-National Conference

Los Angeles, October 31, 2013.  The Federation of the Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC) presents a three-day 2013 Bi-National Conference entitled “Lights! Camera! Business!  The Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurs in Philippine-American Trade and Investments”  to be hosted by the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles at the Sheraton Gateway LAX Hotel at 6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Mitsubishi bets big on sustainable SUVs

Mitsubishi bets big on sustainable SUVs

(Relaxnews) – The company will be revealing three new environmentally friendly off-roaders at the Tokyo Motor Show, each of which is a showcase for its sustainable @earth TECHNOLOGY. The biggest of the three concepts on show, the Mitsubishi GC-PHEV is a full-size SUV with a hybrid V6 powertrain and permanent four-wheel drive. As well as a battery, […]

Post-war heavyweights dominate New York auctions

Post-war heavyweights dominate New York auctions

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – Some of the finest masterpieces of 20th century art are the highlights of New York’s November auction season, poised to set new sales records in a flourishing market. The sum total of impressionist, modern, post-war and contemporary art being offered by Christie’s and Sotheby’s is expected to fetch more than $1.5 […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Meadham Kirchhoff team up with Topshop for new range

Meadham Kirchhoff team up with Topshop for new range

(Relaxnews) – The London-based Anglo-French design duo has teamed up with Topshop for a new capsule collection. Fans of Edward Meadham and Benjamin Kirchhoff’s off-the-wall designs will again be able to get their hands on their subversively traditional aesthetic (think Victorian frills and 21st century thrills) at Topshop. This is the second time Meadham Kirchhoff have worked with the fashion-forward […]

Insects making eco-friendly buzz in Dutch kitchens

Insects making eco-friendly buzz in Dutch kitchens

(SITTARD, Netherlands-AFP) – Cecile’s latest batch of students watched attentively as she launched into the last step of the dish — swirling grasshoppers around in a frying pan before setting them on the coucous. In their bid to find an environmentally-friendly alternative to meat, Richard, 41, Mariet, 53, and Seppo, 43, are looking to insects. […]

2013 Korean Food Fair in Los Angeles

2013 Korean Food Fair in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, California – Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (“aT“) served traditional and fresh foods – Korean style at the ‘K-Food Fair,’ a brand-new trade show in combination of Korean foods and business consultations, on October 22-23 at the Hyatt Regency-LA Downtown Hotel (a.k.a The L.A. Hotel Downtown, 333 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Happenings ·
Jay Z announces ‘Gold’ fragrance for men

Jay Z announces ‘Gold’ fragrance for men

(Relaxnews) – Currently on a worldwide tour in support of his latest album “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” the American rapper has announced the release of his first fragrance. The men’s fragrance Gold Jay Z is described as a “white fougere” and comes in a white bottle topped by a gold cap that adds a touch […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Makeup with eyeglasses: beauty tutorials

Makeup with eyeglasses: beauty tutorials

(Relaxnews) – This week cosmetics guru Bobbi Brown announced she was getting into the eyeglasses business, a logical move given that choices of both eyewear and makeup looks require careful consideration of facial shapes and contours. And since applying makeup with eyewear can present added challenges, here’s a selection of tutorials showing you some great […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Videos ·
Elizabeth and James unveils Nirvana fragrances

Elizabeth and James unveils Nirvana fragrances

(Relaxnews) – The fashion brand, headed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, has unveiled two new perfumes. Called Nirvana White and Nirvana Black (and appropriately packaged in matching black and white bottles designed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and inspired by vintage gold mirrors), the two scents are the Olsen twins’ first foray into the fragrance […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Phil to Angel’s fans: Thank you for supporting us

Phil to Angel’s fans: Thank you for supporting us

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Amid the confirmation of his split from former girlfriend Angel Locsin, Phil Younghusband on Friday thanked those who supported his relationship with the TV star. The 26-year-old football player opted not to comment on his separation from the 28-year-old actress, but said he is grateful to the fans who followed their relationship […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Philippine Consulate General Signs Cooperative Agreement with US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division

Philippine Consulate General Signs Cooperative Agreement with US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division

Los Angeles, 28 October 2013. – An alliance agreement signed today by the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles and the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (US DOL WHD), Western and Southwest Regional Offices, aims to educate Filipino workers, both legal and illegal, on their rights to fair wages and working conditions. […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
‘Ender’s Game’ tops N. American box office

‘Ender’s Game’ tops N. American box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Ender’s Game,” Harrison Ford’s science fiction return to the big screen, easily topped the North American Box Office on its debut weekend, according to preliminary figures released Sunday. The film, which depicts a battle to save the human race from alien attack, took $28 million in theaters, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said, […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Top trend: polka dot blouses

Top trend: polka dot blouses

(Relaxnews) – Whether they’re large or small, multicolored or monochrome, whimsical or elegantly restrained, wearing polka dots has the same effect as tossing confetti at a party or special event: it always bestows a sweetness and lightness on the outfit. These Polyvore uses demonstrate how polka dots work in casual shorts looks as well as […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Photos ·