Housework shouldn’t count as exercise, study finds

Housework shouldn’t count as exercise, study finds

(Relaxnews) – If you count housework as exercise, you may need to rethink this, experts suggest. A new British study published October 18 in the BMC Public Health journal finds that gardening, DIY, vacuuming, and cleaning shouldn’t count toward your 150-minute weekly totals of moderate to vigorous exercise. Prior studies have suggested that housework can certainly make […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
JFK grandniece, cabbie’s daughter to make Paris ball debut

JFK grandniece, cabbie’s daughter to make Paris ball debut

(PARIS-AFP) – The grandniece of John F. Kennedy and the daughter of a London cabbie whose IQ is higher than Albert Einstein’s will step out at the annual high-profile debutantes’ ball in Paris next month, organisers said. Robert Kennedy Jr, son of Senator “Bobby” Kennedy and nephew of US president JFK — both of whom […]

Fox bets on series set in ancient Egypt for 2014

Fox bets on series set in ancient Egypt for 2014

(Relaxnews) – The channel has skipped the pilot and ordered a full 13-episode season of “Hieroglyph,” a new historical fantasy series. After coming close to getting greenlighted two years ago, “Hieroglyph” will finally hit the airwaves in the 2014-2015 season on Fox. The series will explore life in ancient Egypt through the lens of an […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sydney Opera House celebrates 40 years

Sydney Opera House celebrates 40 years

(SYDNEY-AFP) – The Sydney Opera House, world heritage-listed as “one of the indisputable masterpieces of human creativity”, celebrated its 40th birthday Sunday with a flotilla of lifesavers, Aboriginal dancers and a gigantic cupcake. Huge crowds packed the steps for a distinctively Australian performance on the glittering harbourfront, where three generations of Danish architect Jorn Utzon’s […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music, World News ·
Will I Lose my Home if I file for Bankruptcy?

Will I Lose my Home if I file for Bankruptcy?

Americans are still filing bankruptcy in record numbers, and with good reason. The economic downturn, including the fall of housing prices and the increase in unemployment has wrecked havoc on our finances. The truth is, that in many cases, bankruptcy is a wise decision for many, since it wipes away debt and interest payments that […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
First look at Disney’s Avatar theme park

First look at Disney’s Avatar theme park

(Relaxnews) – More details have emerged about Disney’s plans to bring James Cameron’s fictional “Avatar” paradise Pandora to life, with attractions that suspend floating mountains in the sky and recreate the planet’s bioluminescent plants. Set to open in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, guests will be transported to the […]

Katy Perry shares ‘Prism’ sneak preview

Katy Perry shares ‘Prism’ sneak preview

(Relaxnews) – American pop star Katy Perry has shared 90-second snippets of each song from her upcoming album “Prism” via iTunes, a few days before its worldwide release. Perry announced the news via Twitter on October 17, followed by the tweet: “I’m really excited to share these songs with you all…I’m so proud of them. Will u let […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
For Thanksgiving, Colina Salon is giving back with glamorous discounts

For Thanksgiving, Colina Salon is giving back with glamorous discounts

15-50 % off on beauty treatments & products  COLINA Salon is enjoying a banner year, thanks to the support of its loyal clients. First, it has expanded with three salons running in 2013, the latest in Rancho Cucamunga. All its major promos – Bonanza Savers, Colors of Spring and Summer Sizzlers—were wildly popular. So were […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Discounts, Promotions ·
Halloween Tricks and Treats for Family Entertaining

Halloween Tricks and Treats for Family Entertaining

(Family Features) Halloween is the sweetest holiday of the year, making it a favorite for giddy children who dream of giant bags of candy. Before they rush out the door on Halloween night, make sure your kids and their fellow trick-or-treaters are filled up with something other than candy. Serve your ghouls and goblins a […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Halloween, Home & Garden, Kitchenomics ·
Where to get your fear on for Halloween

Where to get your fear on for Halloween

(Relaxnews) – From a nightmarish fear factory that supposedly preys on people’s deepest, darkest fears, to a lesser nefarious event dubbed the largest public Halloween festival in the US, here are a few ways revelers who love a spine-tingling thrill can celebrate the scariest holiday of the year. They’re deliciously wicked, frightful but also festive. […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Halloween, Offbeat, Online ·
Video: Liam Neeson gets framed in ‘Non-Stop’

Video: Liam Neeson gets framed in ‘Non-Stop’

(Relaxnews) – In the trailer for the forthcoming thriller, the Irish actor appears in the role of a US Air Marshal attempting to save the plane’s passengers and clear his own name. Premiered exclusively on Trailers.apple.com, the video offers a glimpse into an action thriller that promises to be rife with suspense, paranoia and multiple plot […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Channing Tatum, Ice Cube among voices for ‘The Book of Life’

Channing Tatum, Ice Cube among voices for ‘The Book of Life’

(Relaxnews) – Fox has also enlisted Zoe Saldana, Christina Applegate, Diego Luna and Ron Perlman to voice characters in the forthcoming animated feature, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “The Book of Life” will tell the story of Manolo, a young man at a turning point in his life, who embarks upon a challenging journey on […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Opera House at 40 is Australia’s top icon

Opera House at 40 is Australia’s top icon

(SYDNEY-AFP) – Sydney’s celebrated Opera House was Thursday declared Australia’s best-known icon ahead of its 40th birthday this weekend, in a report that said it was worth Aus$775 million to the economy every year. The Opera House is more highly esteemed abroad than “national brand Australia itself”, accounting firm Deloitte said in a report prepared […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Samsung investing in magnetic resonance wireless charging

Samsung investing in magnetic resonance wireless charging

(Relaxnews) – Samsung is reportedly interested in technology that would enable a phone or tablet to be charged without making any contact with a charging plate. According to a report in ET News, first spotted by SamMobile, Samsung is looking to commercialize the technology and offer it on handsets in late 2014. It would mean that […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
Marilyn Monroe, the new face of Chanel No. 5

Marilyn Monroe, the new face of Chanel No. 5

(Relaxnews) – Chanel has announced that images of the iconic American actress will be used in TV and print campaigns for its legendary fragrance starting November 17. Although she did not appear in ads for Chanel No. 5 during her lifetime, Marilyn Monroe may have been the perfume’s best ambassador. In 1952, when asked by […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Renowned Fil-Am pianist Rudolf Golez to hold ‘piano tour’ in Los Angeles, Rancho Mirage

Renowned Fil-Am pianist Rudolf Golez to hold ‘piano tour’ in Los Angeles, Rancho Mirage

Internationally acclaimed Filipino virtuoso pianist Rudolf Golez will hold an “an exciting evening of dazzling music” at Helene Galen Performing Ats Center at Rancho Mirage High School in Rancho Mirage, California on November 16. A few days later, on November 24, Golez will also perform in Los Angeles at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, more popularly known as LACMA, […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Giorgio Armani launching ‘Si’ gift set for the holidays

Giorgio Armani launching ‘Si’ gift set for the holidays

(Relaxnews) – Launched in September, the latest eau de parfum from the Italian brand will be available in a luxury gift set from November 1, just in time for the Christmas season. Giorgio Armani’s Si fragrance, represented in campaigns worldwide by Cate Blanchett, will be available in three formats in this holiday gift set: an […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays ·
Nation’s Largest Free LGBTQA Youth Conference  Is ‘Coming of Age,’ October 19

Nation’s Largest Free LGBTQA Youth Conference Is ‘Coming of Age,’ October 19

1,200+ Youth and Allies to Attend L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Free ‘Models of Pride’ Conference; Cast of ABC Family’s ‘The Fosters’ Scheduled to Appear LOS ANGELES, October 2, 2013 —More than 1,200 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally youth (LGBTQA) from 150 Southern California cities and more than 120 schools are expected to attend […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
What to expect from Apple’s October 22 event

What to expect from Apple’s October 22 event

(Relaxnews) – The guessing game is over and Apple has finally sent out invitations to a special October event that simply state “We still have a lot to cover.” But how much is a lot? Although new iPads are likely to be key announcements at the event, Apple is also expected to officially launch the […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
S. Korea introduces ‘Gangnam Style’ tourist police

S. Korea introduces ‘Gangnam Style’ tourist police

(SEOUL-AFP) – South Korea unveiled its new “tourist police” force Wednesday, with snappy uniforms from rapper Psy’s costume designer and a “Gangnam Style” launch in central Seoul. Around 100 young policemen and women make up the first batch of the new force — formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in […]