Comfort Foods Bring the Whole Family Together

Comfort Foods Bring the Whole Family Together

(Family Features) Few dishes have a way of pleasing taste buds and gathering the family together like comfort foods. It’s always best to have a repertoire of these classic, tried-and-true recipes on hand. Whether you prefer a creamy plate of macaroni and cheese or a steamy bowl of chicken noodle soup, nothing warms the senses […]

10.10.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden ·
Best hangover remedy? Scientists say Sprite

Best hangover remedy? Scientists say Sprite

(Relaxnews) – If you’re searching for the magical elixir to cure a hangover, Chinese researchers may have found it. The solution: lemon-lime flavored soda Sprite. But if you prefer to skip the sweet stuff, soda water is a good alternative, findings showed. Some of the adverse effects of alcohol are thought to be caused not […]

10.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Call in sick or head to work? Depends on where you live: study

Call in sick or head to work? Depends on where you live: study

(Relaxnews) – If you have a full-fledged illness, a family emergency, or just need a day under the duvet, whether or not you call in sick or schlep into the office largely depends on the country you inhabit, a new Canadian study finds. Findings showed that views on absenteeism, whether seen as a legitimate reason […]

10.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
iPhones don’t make you happy, but people can: study

iPhones don’t make you happy, but people can: study

(Relaxnews) – iPhones and other gadgets can be useful, but they don’t make us happy — but people and human relationships do, at least according to a new Swedish study. A team of researchers from the University of Gothenburg scoured Swedish news articles looking for words that appeared with the word happiness. After analyzing more […]

HP launches $279 Chromebook

HP launches $279 Chromebook

(Relaxnews) – In addition to the recently introduced Chromebook14, HP has presented the Chromebook11, an 11.6-inch notebook running the Chrome OS. The device is now available in the US and will be offered in other markets over the coming months. Compact and light, weighing in at 1kg, the Chromebook11 boasts a 10-second start-up time and […]

10.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
World’s first curved smartphone hits South Korea market

World’s first curved smartphone hits South Korea market

(SEOUL-AFP) – Samsung launched the world’s first smartphone with a curved display screen on Thursday, as the electronics giant seeks to maintain its lead in the increasingly saturated market. Galaxy Round — a 5.7-inch concave handset that fits the curve of a user’s palm — has hit stores in South Korea but Samsung did not […]

10.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
CGames: Hoy launches Commonwealth baton ceremony

CGames: Hoy launches Commonwealth baton ceremony

(LONDON-AFP) – Scottish cycling star Chris Hoy carried the Commonwealth Games baton to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday for the start of a relay that will culminate with the opening ceremony of next year’s edition in Glasgow. The now-retired rider, who won six Olympic gold medals and a host of world and Commonwealth titles, found himself […]

10.10.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Sports & Recreation, World News ·
Undocumented immigrants can now drive legally

Undocumented immigrants can now drive legally

Brown signs bill allowing license to millions in California LOS ANGELES – Joining immigrant rights, community, faith, law enforcement and local elected leaders in Los Angeles and Fresno, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed AB 60, extending the legal right to drive on the state’s roadways to millions more Californians. “When a million people […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Vina thrilled to be part of ‘Maria Mercedes’

Vina thrilled to be part of ‘Maria Mercedes’

Actress-singer Vina Morales will be part of ABS-CBN’s remake of “Maria Mercedes.” “Actually I started taping ‘Maria Mercedes’ already and taping ulit kasi magsisimula na kami October. So malapit na talaga,” Morales said in a recent interview. “Maria Mercedes” stars actress Jessy Mendiola in the title role and is directed by Chito S. Roño, whom […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino showcases PHL as alternative investment site at APEC

Aquino showcases PHL as alternative investment site at APEC

BALI, Indonesia (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III pitched the Philippines as the best alternative investment site to chief executive officers and ranking business officials attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Advisory Council (ABAC) dialogue being held here in line with the APACon Monday. In an interview, Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
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 […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Samsung’s Galaxy Round – world’s first curved display smartphone

Samsung’s Galaxy Round – world’s first curved display smartphone

(Relaxnews) – The South Korean electronics giant has officially announced the Galaxy Round, touting it as the world’s first curved display smartphone. The device, featuring a convex 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with HD resolution (1080p), will be launched in South Korea on October 10. The main advantage of the phone’s curved design is what Samsung […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
UP Alpha Phi Omega Reunion in Monrovia

UP Alpha Phi Omega Reunion in Monrovia

The Eta Chapter, University of the Philippines Diliman, of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity and Sorority will hold its 11th Biennial Reunion in Monrovia, CA on October 11-13. Reunion activities will include golf, tour of the town, a welcome fellowship and the Reunion Dinner and Dance on Saturday at the Courtyard by Marriott. The election […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
The recipe for a happy marriage could be in your genes

The recipe for a happy marriage could be in your genes

(Relaxnews) – Enjoying marital bliss? If so, you can thank your DNA, at least according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. Researchers have found a gene involved in the regulation of serotonin can predict how much our emotions affect our relationships. “An enduring mystery is, what makes one spouse so attuned […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Online ·
The travel preferences and playgrounds of the rich and powerful

The travel preferences and playgrounds of the rich and powerful

(Relaxnews) – Where do the world’s rich and powerful prefer to play? According to a recent global survey that polled consumers for whom money is no object, that place is the Maldives, which emerged as their favorite luxury travel destination. Set in the heart of the Indian Ocean, the 105 resort islands that make up […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Planning your great escape? Lonely Planet has a few ideas

Planning your great escape? Lonely Planet has a few ideas

(Relaxnews) – From a luxury spa treatment in Bali, to rhino-watching wilderness expeditions and meditative retreats in a monastery in Mallorca, the latest travel guide from Lonely Planet offers globetrotting ideas that promise to help readers reassess, recharge and inspire tired souls. Organized by theme, desires and interests, Lonely Planet’s Great Escapes includes 75 getaway ideas that […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Online ·
Canada announces aviation agreements with 7 countries

Canada announces aviation agreements with 7 countries

(MONTREAL-AFP) – Canada announced Tuesday a series of air transport agreements with seven countries that will result in more flight options and routes for its airlines. In addition to more flights to and from the countries, the bilateral agreements will allow flights to accommodate passengers from partner airlines, in a process known as code-sharing, according […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
Bradley Cooper on the set in Hawaii with Cameron Crowe

Bradley Cooper on the set in Hawaii with Cameron Crowe

(Relaxnews) – The American actor will be joined by Rachel McAdams and Emma Stone on the set of an untitled project. Cameron Crowe (“Jerry Maguire,” “Almost Famous”) announced via his personal website, Theuncool.com, that shooting has begun on the new film, which has been in the works for several years. The filmmaker remains cryptic regarding the […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Jennifer Lawrence to play yet another killer for Gary Ross

Jennifer Lawrence to play yet another killer for Gary Ross

(Relaxnews) – After “The Hunger Games” and before “East of Eden,” the actress and the director will team up for “Burial Rites.” Jennifer Lawrence and Gary Ross are in the final stages of talks with Lionsgate to move forward on this drama set in 19th-century Iceland, Deadline.com has learned. The feature will be based on […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Ehle in talks to play Anastasia’s mother in ’50 Shades of Grey’

Jennifer Ehle in talks to play Anastasia’s mother in ’50 Shades of Grey’

(Relaxnews) – The American actress is eyeing the role of Carla May Wilks in the forthcoming film adaptation of E.L. James’s bestselling novel, Deadline.com reports. Jennifer Ehle is a TV icon in the UK, in large part thanks to her role on the BBC adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice,” which aired in 1995.  The actress, […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·