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 […]

Toilet-themed restaurant opens in Los Angeles

Toilet-themed restaurant opens in Los Angeles

(Relaxnews) – A strange but popular dining trend from Taiwan has been imported to the US where Angelenos will be seated on toilets and dig into piping hot bowls of brown curry from toilet-shaped bowls. It’s called the Magic Restroom Café and marks America’s inaugural introduction to a bizarre dining concept that started as a lark in […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online ·
Britons ‘ate frogs’ legs millennia before the French’

Britons ‘ate frogs’ legs millennia before the French’

(LONDON-AFP) – Frogs’ legs are considered a French delicacy, but new archaeological evidence suggests Britons were the first to discover their culinary qualities — up to 8,000 years ago. Archaeologists at a site close to Stonehenge in southwest England have discovered the charred leg bone of a toad among other food remains dating back to […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Woody Allen’s next film gets a title, first photos

Woody Allen’s next film gets a title, first photos

(Relaxnews) – Two promotional images have been released for the film shot in the South of France by the 77-year-old director earlier this year. The feature now also has an official title: “Magic in the Moonlight.” The film marks Woody Allen’s return to France after “Midnight in Paris” (2011). Emma Stone and Colin Firth will […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Leighton Meester chosen as new face of Biotherm

Leighton Meester chosen as new face of Biotherm

(Relaxnews) – L’Oréal has chosen Leighton Meester as the latest brand ambassador for its luxury skin care brand Biotherm, Women’s Wear Daily reports. Unlike her fellow “Gossip Girl” star Blake Lively, who has appeared in campaigns for a number of fashion labels and luxury brands, Meester has only occasionally taken up the mantle of brand […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Adidas NEO Label launches Justin Bieber lookbook

Adidas NEO Label launches Justin Bieber lookbook

(Relaxnews) – Fans of Justin Bieber can glimpse the pop star wearing the 2013 winter collection via teen brand Adidas NEO Label’s interactive lookbook. The lookbook, viewable at www.adidas.com/justinbieber, features five short films starring Bieber, with the first film available now. Expect shots of Bieber hanging around the studio, playing with drumsticks, and hamming it up […]

Aga Muhlach loss in polls ‘a blessing in disguise’

Aga Muhlach loss in polls ‘a blessing in disguise’

AGA Muhlach said his narrow loss to his opponent in the recent local elections may be a blessing in disguise now that members of Congress are confronted with issues of corruption and funds misuse. The actor said he doesn’t want to be part of the dirty side of the politics and taint his name of […]

16.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Applauds Thousands of  L.A. Unified School District Staff for “Coming Out” Day

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Applauds Thousands of L.A. Unified School District Staff for “Coming Out” Day

LOS ANGELES, October 10, 2013 — Beginning October 11th on the 25th National Coming Out Day, students in the nation’s second largest school district, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), will see thousands of their teachers and staff members “come out” by wearing badges that will identify them as allies for LGBT students, staff and […]

16.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Application Period Begins for 2013-14 Edison Scholars Program

Application Period Begins for 2013-14 Edison Scholars Program

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 — Are you a high school senior planning to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields in college?  If so, you may be eligible for one of several $40,000 scholarships being offered by Edison International (EIX), parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), which has announced the application period […]

16.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Aston Martin to relaunch Lagonda brand

Aston Martin to relaunch Lagonda brand

(Relaxnews) – The British supercar company is looking to extend its model line with Lagonda-badged luxury saloons and even SUVs. Lagonda, the sportscar company bought by Aston Martin some 66 years ago, is to get a new lease of life as its parent company looks to boost sales and break into other premium car markets. […]

16.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
SINGAPORE Designer, Islean Valath introduces ARC to the USA – Asymetrical European Elegance

SINGAPORE Designer, Islean Valath introduces ARC to the USA – Asymetrical European Elegance

Singapore designer, Islean Valath, introduces the sophomore collection of ARC for Fall/Winter 2013!   Inspired by a futuristic urban mix of body conscious styles, the collection offers cool monochromatic colors, spot-on tailoring, structured avant garde separates, fitted skirts, asymmetrical peplum tops and piping detail.  ARC is on target with it’s juxtaposition of hard-edge and soft curves creating a perfect balance […]

16.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
PHL seeks U.S. help to recover Napoles assets

PHL seeks U.S. help to recover Napoles assets

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Philippine government will formally request the assistance of the United States government, through the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT), in verifying the properties of the family of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles there, and as part of efforts to recover these assets in the future. Justice Secretary Leila De Lima confirmed this […]

16.10.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Angels Baseball closes out 2013 season with putting contest at Pechanga to help children with life-threatening medical conditions

Angels Baseball closes out 2013 season with putting contest at Pechanga to help children with life-threatening medical conditions

TEMECULA, Calif. , October 7, 2013 – Members of the Los Angeles Angels Baseball® franchise officially closed out their season on Monday by participating in a putting contest with children involved with Make-A-Wish®. Current roster and alumni players, plus the team chairman and the voice of the Angels, teamed up with the deserving kids at the practice putting green at Journey […]

14.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
What to do with Tax Leins and Levies?

What to do with Tax Leins and Levies?

Tax liens can be stripped off in reorganization proceedings (Chapter 13) to the extent that the lien does not attach to equity in property. Tax liens can’t be avoided in Chapter 7 on the grounds that they impair exemptions; if the tax is dischargeable in the Chapter 7, the bankruptcy court can determine the amount […]

14.10.2013 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
Herbal products contain too many unlisted ingredients: study

Herbal products contain too many unlisted ingredients: study

(Relaxnews) – If you’re a fan of natural health products, a new study suggests using caution — Canadian researchers have found that “the majority” of herbal products on the market contain ingredients not listed on the label. Researchers from the University of Guelph in Ontario used DNA barcoding technology to test 44 herbal products sold […]

14.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Documentary to bring political enemies together over traditional meal

Documentary to bring political enemies together over traditional meal

(Relaxnews) – Make food, not war. That’s the overarching premise of a new documentary series set to begin shooting in political hotspots around the world. Modeled after the original Norwegian show “Dining with the Enemy,” the French-Canadian version will travel to six conflict areas where a chef and a journalist will attempt to bring opponents […]

14.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
HTC launches One Max phablet

HTC launches One Max phablet

(Relaxnews) – After months of image and info leaks, the Taiwanese phonemaker’s fingerprint reading phablet is finally official. Based on the company’s existing flagship handset, the HTC One, considered by many the best-quality Android handset money can currently buy, its big brother boasts a 5.9-inch full HD display and, like the latest iPhone (from whom […]

14.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Sisley’s Eau du Soir dresses in green and gold for the holidays

Sisley’s Eau du Soir dresses in green and gold for the holidays

(Relaxnews) – In keeping with its 12-year tradition, the luxury cosmetics brand has once again presented a new holiday limited edition for its classic woody fragrance, Eau du Soir. Sisley has chosen an emerald-colored bottle for this 2013 holiday limited edition. The bottle is etched with a gold Acanthus leaf motif inspired by the traditional […]

14.10.2013 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·