Is jicama the next superfood?

Is jicama the next superfood?

(Relaxnews) – This slightly sweet and crunchy root vegetable may lack the marketing budgets of acai and coconut juice, but it acts as a prebiotic to promote “friendly” bacteria in the gut. Plus it may boost collagen and fight wrinkles. Rich in vitamin C and minerals, jicama, also known as Mexican yam or water chestnut, […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Top local, authentic eats to try around the world: Lonely Planet

Top local, authentic eats to try around the world: Lonely Planet

(Relaxnews) – A 12-layer lasagna in Italy and a sticky, walnut and fig dessert jokingly referred to as “Turkish Viagra” are among some of the foods singled out by Lonely Planet as offering a great way to get a taste of local culture. The travel guide’s list of “best hidden foodie highlights” is part of […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
The sweetest, most delicious record-breaking chocolate feats in the world

The sweetest, most delicious record-breaking chocolate feats in the world

(Relaxnews) – The most valuable chocolate bar in the world is a hundred years old and embarked on an expedition to the Antarctic. The largest chocolate bar was created in the UK and weighed about the size of an adult bull. And to make the world’s largest hot chocolate, it took three hours to heat […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
The right app at the right time

The right app at the right time

(Relaxnews) – Pitched as the lockscreen that learns, Cover is a contextually aware app, developed by a group of ex-Google employees, that learns a user’s behavior and understands physical location in order to sort apps and display the right ones at the right time on the lockscreen. So for example, at work, the calendar, LinkedIn […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Journey at Pechanga golf course celebrates five years and record number of golfers teeing off

Journey at Pechanga golf course celebrates five years and record number of golfers teeing off

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Oct. 7, 2013) – Opened in the midst of the worst recession in decades, Journey at Pechanga has traveled a journey of its own as a golf course. Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and marking a record number of tee times logged so far for its entire five years, Journey at […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
One Kapamilya Go 2013 rouses thousands with world-class, coast-to-coast spectacle

One Kapamilya Go 2013 rouses thousands with world-class, coast-to-coast spectacle

TFC thrills fans with dazzling concert performances in Prudential Center & California’s Great America    REDWOOD CITY, CA, October 25, 2013 – “Sulit na sulit! Sana maulit muli!” It is with purposeful intent that One Kapamilya Go 2013 was billed as the apotheosis of the TFC Sama Saya series in North America.  Not only was it a fitting climax to the annual […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Bobbi Brown launches Old Hollywood collection

Bobbi Brown launches Old Hollywood collection

(Relaxnews) – The US cosmetics label has unveiled a new holiday season collection of products inspired by Hollywood’s most iconic screen sirens. According to makeup legend Bobbi Brown there’s a new rule in holiday season makeup: “it’s about what makes you feel glamorous.” For that reason the company has gone back to the glory days of Tinseltown for […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, International Stars ·
Gaultier sizzles in New York museum retrospective

Gaultier sizzles in New York museum retrospective

(NEW YORK CITY, United States-AFP) – A dazzling retrospective featuring the masterpieces of couture superstar Jean Paul Gaultier opens in New York on Friday, sizzling with wit and oozing sex appeal. The Brooklyn Museum exhibition unites under one roof objects as diverse as the French designer’s childhood teddy bear, a picture of his grandmother and […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Diesel Black Gold guest designer for Pitti Uomo

Diesel Black Gold guest designer for Pitti Uomo

(Relaxnews) – Italian fashion label Diesel Black Gold, under the creative direction of Andreas Melbostad, has been picked as the menswear guest designer at Florence’s Pitti Uomo next January. The Florentine fashion fair is set to take place in January ahead of the Fall-Winter 2014 menswear shows. This will be Melbostad’s first men’s collection for the brand. […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Beauty tutorials: looks for Halloween

Beauty tutorials: looks for Halloween

(Relaxnews) – As Halloween fast approaches we take a look at some fun makeup ideas for the ghoulish holiday. Promise Phan – Face in a Face This trippy look will be certain to provide plenty of double-takes come Halloween. Promise starts by using a dark color to draw a fake nose and eye shape on […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Halloween, Online, Videos ·
New ‘Forza 5′ shots show shiny motors

New ‘Forza 5′ shots show shiny motors

(AFP) – The Mini Cooper, Audi R8 Coupé, BMW 1 Series Coupe and Lamborghini Aventador star in the latest garage gallery for Xbox One launch title “Forza Motorsport 5.” Mini’s mobile John Cooper Works, the sleek 2013 Audi R8 V10, and the Baby Bimmer are shown off as part of the “Forza” showroom feature, building […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Games, Motoring ·
Space tourism is around the corner, at least for the rich

Space tourism is around the corner, at least for the rich

(Relaxnews) – For a growing number of thrill-seeking travelers, the deep void of outer space is among the most appealing destinations imaginable, in part because of its inaccessibility. Soon, however, for a hefty sum, well-heeled adventurers will be able to experience weightlessness and even gaze down at the Earth from far above. For $75,000 (around […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars, Science & Technology ·
Film NICO’S SAMPAGUITA Launches ONEFILAM Film Festival In Celebration of the Filipino-American History Month of October

Film NICO’S SAMPAGUITA Launches ONEFILAM Film Festival In Celebration of the Filipino-American History Month of October

October 24, 2013 (Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA)- The ONEFILAM Film Festival, the first Filipino American film festival in Los Angeles in celebration of the Fil-Am History Month, will be launched on October 27, 2013 with the premiere Los Angeles screening of the short film, Nico’s Sampaguita. Nico’s Sampaguita is directed by Aaron Woolfolk and produced by San […]

25.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
US Capitol dome to undergo two-year restoration

US Capitol dome to undergo two-year restoration

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The US Capitol dome will undergo its first comprehensive repairs in more than half a century this autumn, installing a donut-shaped canopy to protect visitors to the historic structure, officials said Tuesday. The two-year project will begin this November aimed at repairing nearly 1,300 cracks that have emerged in the nine-million-pound (4.1-million-kilogram) cast […]

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
US firm offers 30 kilometer-high balloon ride

US firm offers 30 kilometer-high balloon ride

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Seeking to cash in on the space tourism boom, a US firm is offering rides in a helium balloon 30 kilometers (20 miles) up to gaze down on Earth. The Arizona-based company World View Enterprises said in a statement Tuesday the trip will cost $75,000 (55,000 euros) and travelers will stay aloft for […]

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
3rd Kim-Xian soap offers ‘new concept’

3rd Kim-Xian soap offers ‘new concept’

A third TV series starring Kim Chiu and Xian Lim is in the works, the actress confirmed, following the success of the on-screen couple’s first big-screen project together. “Ano siya, bago siya sa amin ni Xian. Sa primetime [ipapalabas],” Chiu said. Referring to Lim, Chiu said, “Kahit kami excited kami sa kwento, excited kaming gawin […]

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
You Are Cordially Invited To FRANCHISING Business Opportunities in the Philippines

You Are Cordially Invited To FRANCHISING Business Opportunities in the Philippines

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Santa Ana Resident Supports Autism Speaks and Walks for her Four Children with Autism

Santa Ana Resident Supports Autism Speaks and Walks for her Four Children with Autism

RoBen Head will walk in honor of her four adopted children with autism during Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks SANTA ANA, CA– Santa Ana resident RoBen Head embraces the challenges and triumphs of raising not one but four adopted children diagnosed with autism. Evan, 15, Taylor, 13, Nathan, 13 and Jordon, 11 were all diagnosed around […]

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Skip the calcium pills, opt for kale and dairy: study

Skip the calcium pills, opt for kale and dairy: study

(Relaxnews) – To keep your bones strong, forgo calcium supplements in favor of yogurt, milk, and other calcium-rich foods, suggests a new report in the New England Journal of Medicine. Published last week, the new study finds that calcium supplements may increase risk of heart attack. Dr. Douglas Bauer, a professor of medicine at the University of […]

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Butter isn’t so bad after all, health expert says

Butter isn’t so bad after all, health expert says

(Relaxnews) – Cheese lovers, rejoice. A new report in the British Medical Journal suggests that butter and cheese may not be as bad for your heart as previously thought. Published Wednesday, the report states that long-maligned saturated fats actually have little impact on your risks of heart disease and stroke and could even protect against these conditions. […]

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·