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 ·
2014 Oscars race: key dates ahead of the ceremony

2014 Oscars race: key dates ahead of the ceremony

(Relaxnews) – A list of the major film nominations and awards that will be announced between now and March 2, 2014, when the 2014 Oscar winners will be revealed at the 86th Academy Awards Ceremony, presented by Ellen DeGeneres. Wednesday, December 4 The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures announces the winners of its 2013 awards, […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Can baking make you happy?

Can baking make you happy?

(Relaxnews) – From chocolate brownies to cakes and cookies, baking is often associated with comfort foods — and now a new British movement claims that the simple act of baking could help lift you out of a depression. The Independent in the UK reports that baking could emerge “as a form of pill-less Prozac,” at […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Olympics: Likely stars of 2014 Olympic Games

Olympics: Likely stars of 2014 Olympic Games

(MOSCOW-AFP) – The 2014 Winter Olympics get underway in Sochi on February 7. Here AFP Sports highlights some of the names likely to star at the 16-day showpiece. ALPINE SKIING Lindsey Vonn (USA) Skiing’s most glamorous star, Vonn has been fighting to return from a knee injury suffered in February. With four overall World Cup […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Sports & Recreation ·
Porsche packs 570hp under the hood of new Panamera Turbo S

Porsche packs 570hp under the hood of new Panamera Turbo S

(Relaxnews) – The German manufacturer is expanding its Panamera line with a new version of the Turbo S grand touring sedan, which now has an additional 20hp under the hood for a total power of 570hp. The new model is expected to ship in January 2014. Powered by a 4.8L V8 biturbo engine, the new […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
When it comes to managing health, Americans go digital

When it comes to managing health, Americans go digital

(Relaxnews) – This year, some 95 million Americans have used their mobile phones to access health data — a big jump from last year’s 75 million, according to new data. Findings also showed that 45 percent of adults with a chronic condition rely on the internet to manage their condition, while 38 percent said their […]

Fashion films of the week: Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Giorgio Armani

Fashion films of the week: Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Giorgio Armani

(Relaxnews) – A teaser for Martin Scorsese’s Dolce & Gabbana ad, a world of red luxury at Valentino and highlights from the Giorgio Armani One Night Only NYC event. Here’s our pick of the best fashion films from the past seven days. Dolce & Gabbana The fashion world is eagerly awaiting the new Martin Scorsese […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Jessy asked: Jeric or Jeron?

Jessy asked: Jeric or Jeron?

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – “Maria Mercedes” star Jessy Mendiola had a quick answer when asked to pick between brothers Jeric and Jeron Teng, who both identified her to be their biggest “showbiz crush.” The 24-year-old actress, at the sidelines of the filming for the hit series on Tuesday, was asked who she thinks is more skilled […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Feeding America the APO Way

Feeding America the APO Way

City of Vernon — When members of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity in both the Philippines and USA are gathered in full force in the name of service — it was not only historical but a sight to behold. They typified the three basic cardinal principles of this Greek-letter fraternity of LEADERSIP, FRIENDSHIP and SERVICE […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Services, Videos ·
10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks Expects 8,500 Attendees – November 16

10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks Expects 8,500 Attendees – November 16

IRVINE, CA—Experience the power of an anticipated 8,500 autism supporters united by the cause at the 10th anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Orange County Great Park, El Toro Field, located at 6990 Marine Way in Irvine. Powered by volunteers and families with loved ones on […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Food agenda: Salon du Chocolat

Food agenda: Salon du Chocolat

(Relaxnews) – Here’s a look at the major ongoing and upcoming food-related events around the world. Salon du Chocolat October 30 – November 3 Paris, France This year’s edition of the world’s largest festival dedicated to chocolate will explore the question: “Why is chocolate so magical?” Favorite events include the annual chocolate fashion show and […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
New techy gym offers a workout on a wall

New techy gym offers a workout on a wall

(Relaxnews) – Quantified workouts are hailed as the future of fitness, and one startup fitness studio in California is taking the concept even further. The branded Fitwall workout incorporates heart-rate monitors and iPads to ensure you break a serious sweat — that is if you don’t mind working out on something that looks like a […]