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 ·
Charlie Hunnam withdraws from ’50 Shades of Grey’

Charlie Hunnam withdraws from ’50 Shades of Grey’

(Relaxnews) – Announced in August as the leading actor of the movie adaptation of E.L. James’s erotic best seller, Charlie Hunnam will no longer star in the film. “Sons of Anarchy” star Hunnam explained that his busy schedule prevented him from continuing in the movie project, as the time the actor had to prepare for […]

14.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Miley Cyrus stays atop global social media chart: Starcount

Miley Cyrus stays atop global social media chart: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Pop star Miley Cyrus topped the Starcount global social media chart for the second week in a row from October 7-13, this time due thanks mostly to the release of her album “Bangerz.” 1. Miley Cyrus Cyrus’s chart-topping new album “Bangerz,” released October 4, helped her gain over 1.3 million fans across her networks. 2. […]

14.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Statue of Liberty reopening delights tourists

Statue of Liberty reopening delights tourists

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – The Statue of Liberty was back to her shining best Sunday, reopened to tourists for the first time since falling victim to the US government shutdown two weeks ago. Basking in glorious autumn weather, American and foreign tourists thronged Battery Park, excitedly taking pictures and streaming on and off boats taking […]

14.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Emma Watson to star in ‘While We’re Young’

Emma Watson to star in ‘While We’re Young’

(Relaxnews) – The comedy-drama will be the next stop in the 23-year-old’s post-”Harry Potter” career. Emma Watson will join American writer and director Stephen Chbosky on the set of “While We’re Young,” an adaptation of “29,” a novel by Adena Halper. The two worked together in the past for “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” […]

12.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Vitamin D supplements may not boost bone strength: study

Vitamin D supplements may not boost bone strength: study

(Relaxnews) – If you regularly pop vitamin D pills to strengthen bones, a new large-scale study suggests spending your money elsewhere. Researchers from the University of Auckland in New Zealand reviewed 23 studies involving 4,082 healthy adults with an average age of 59. Findings showed that those who took vitamin D supplements for about two […]

12.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Are almonds the perfect snack?

Are almonds the perfect snack?

(Relaxnews) – For those craving a between-meal nibble, a new US study suggests that a handful of almonds could fill you up and cut cravings throughout the day, all without piling on the pounds. Researchers from Purdue University looked at 137 subjects who were at risk for type 2 diabetes. Participants were divided into five […]

12.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
McDonald’s US swaps toys for books in new Happy Meal campaign

McDonald’s US swaps toys for books in new Happy Meal campaign

(Relaxnews) – McDonald’s restaurants in the US are following on the heels of their British cousins by launching a literacy drive that will distribute 20 million books to families across the country over the course of two weeks. The campaign, set to coincide with National Family Literacy Day November 1, will include access to digital […]

12.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Grand Canyon could re-open as US eyes parks deal

Grand Canyon could re-open as US eyes parks deal

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The US state of Utah began re-opening its national parks Friday after striking a deal with federal authorities, who are discussing similar agreements to re-open landmarks like the Grand Canyon. At least three other states — including Arizona, home of the huge canyon — have reportedly contacted federal authorities about paying costs […]

12.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Rain or shine: how to run a marathon in any weather

Rain or shine: how to run a marathon in any weather

(Relaxnews) – Fall marathon season is upon us, with major races in Chicago, Amsterdam, Beijing, and New York just around the corner. Here’s how to be prepared so the season’s notoriously erratic weather won’t spoil race day. When it’s freezing - Running expert Jeff Gaudette at Competitor.com advises “ratty sweatshirts” and old gloves, a hat, and a pair […]

12.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
TV still major source of news for Americans: survey

TV still major source of news for Americans: survey

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Television remains a key source of news for Americans even as digital media gains importance, a survey showed Friday. A Pew Research Center analysis showed 71 percent of American watch local television news at home and 65 percent view network newscasts over the course of a month. Some 38 percent of adults watch […]

12.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Marilyn Monroe plastic surgery files to be sold

Marilyn Monroe plastic surgery files to be sold

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Medical files proving that screen icon Marilyn Monroe underwent cosmetic surgery including on her nose and chin are to be sold at auction next month, auctioneers said Tuesday. The files going under the hammer include X-rays of the “Some Like It Hot” sex symbol who died aged 36 in 1962, as well […]

11.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·