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 […]

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 ·