Fitbug releases low-priced Orb fitness and sleep tracker

Fitbug releases low-priced Orb fitness and sleep tracker

(Relaxnews) – After almost a year since announcing it at CES in January, UK-based Fitbug has finally launched its low-priced Fitbug Orb for a sweet $49.95. Similar to the Misfit Shine, the tiny gadget can be worn in a variety of ways, such as on a belt, the wrist, a lanyard, or clipped beneath clothing, […]

Central Health Plan Receives Senior Choice Gold Award for Excellence in 2014 Medicare Plan Benefits in Los Angeles & Orange Counties

Central Health Plan Receives Senior Choice Gold Award for Excellence in 2014 Medicare Plan Benefits in Los Angeles & Orange Counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio (October 15, 2013) Central Health Plan is one of 40 Medicare plans nationally to be recognized for cost-sharing effectiveness and value in the design of their 2014 medical and Part D prescription drug benefits for Medicare beneficiaries. Central Health Plan’s Medicare plan is the only Medicare Advantage plan offered in Los Angeles and […]

21.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Services ·
New book tells the story of Louis Vuitton’s ‘city bags’

New book tells the story of Louis Vuitton’s ‘city bags’

(Relaxnews) – Since establishing its reputation as a purveyor of fine monogrammed luggage over a century ago, the Louis Vuitton brand has evolved to meet the demands of modern women, both in terms of fashion trends and lifestyle. This evolution is explored with an almost scientific rigor in “Louis Vuitton City Bags: A Natural History,” […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Books, Entertainment, Photos ·
35th Anniversary of the Music Center’s Annual Very Special Arts Festival Celebrates Creative Achievements of Students with Disabilities

35th Anniversary of the Music Center’s Annual Very Special Arts Festival Celebrates Creative Achievements of Students with Disabilities

– More Than 1,000 Students Are Stars for a Day in Performances on The Music Center Plaza – LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2013) – Celebrating its 35th anniversary, The Music Center’s Very Special Arts Festival today welcomed more than 1,000 students with disabilities and their mainstream peers from all over Los Angeles County to share […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Johansson, McConaughey together for Dolce & Gabbana The One

Johansson, McConaughey together for Dolce & Gabbana The One

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury label has unveiled more about its campaign featuring Scarlett Johansson and Matthew McConaughey, including photos from the set and a backstage video. Forty-three-year-old actor Matthew McConaughey and 28-year-old actress Scarlett Johansson star in a new print campaign for Dolce & Gabbana’s men’s and women’s fragrances The One. First launched in 2006 […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Pass on the bacon for better sperm: study

Pass on the bacon for better sperm: study

(Relaxnews) – For men trying to conceive a baby, hold off on the bacon and processed meats, a new US study suggests. Harvard University researchers say that the intake of bacon and processed meat is associated with lower semen quality in men. Researchers presented their findings at this week’s American Society for Reproductive Medicine conference […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Six ways to boost fertility through nutrition

Six ways to boost fertility through nutrition

(Relaxnews) – For women hoping to conceive, experts advise watching your weight and following a Mediterranean-style diet to boost your odds of having a baby. As fertility experts shared their research at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in Boston this week, Loyola University dietitian Brooke Schantz offered essential diet tips to increase your chances […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Brazil fights flatulence, with garlic

Brazil fights flatulence, with garlic

(SAO PAULO-AFP) – A Brazilian company said Wednesday it was bringing to market a garlic capsule designed to tackle flatulence. “This garlic oil is rich in antioxidants and deodorants and combats intestinal dysbiosis, a colon malfunction that increases flatulence,” Polias chemist Joseth Gimenes told AFP. Garlic itself is renowned for giving off a pong of […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Housework shouldn’t count as exercise, study finds

Housework shouldn’t count as exercise, study finds

(Relaxnews) – If you count housework as exercise, you may need to rethink this, experts suggest. A new British study published October 18 in the BMC Public Health journal finds that gardening, DIY, vacuuming, and cleaning shouldn’t count toward your 150-minute weekly totals of moderate to vigorous exercise. Prior studies have suggested that housework can certainly make […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
JFK grandniece, cabbie’s daughter to make Paris ball debut

JFK grandniece, cabbie’s daughter to make Paris ball debut

(PARIS-AFP) – The grandniece of John F. Kennedy and the daughter of a London cabbie whose IQ is higher than Albert Einstein’s will step out at the annual high-profile debutantes’ ball in Paris next month, organisers said. Robert Kennedy Jr, son of Senator “Bobby” Kennedy and nephew of US president JFK — both of whom […]

Fox bets on series set in ancient Egypt for 2014

Fox bets on series set in ancient Egypt for 2014

(Relaxnews) – The channel has skipped the pilot and ordered a full 13-episode season of “Hieroglyph,” a new historical fantasy series. After coming close to getting greenlighted two years ago, “Hieroglyph” will finally hit the airwaves in the 2014-2015 season on Fox. The series will explore life in ancient Egypt through the lens of an […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sydney Opera House celebrates 40 years

Sydney Opera House celebrates 40 years

(SYDNEY-AFP) – The Sydney Opera House, world heritage-listed as “one of the indisputable masterpieces of human creativity”, celebrated its 40th birthday Sunday with a flotilla of lifesavers, Aboriginal dancers and a gigantic cupcake. Huge crowds packed the steps for a distinctively Australian performance on the glittering harbourfront, where three generations of Danish architect Jorn Utzon’s […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music, World News ·
Will I Lose my Home if I file for Bankruptcy?

Will I Lose my Home if I file for Bankruptcy?

Americans are still filing bankruptcy in record numbers, and with good reason. The economic downturn, including the fall of housing prices and the increase in unemployment has wrecked havoc on our finances. The truth is, that in many cases, bankruptcy is a wise decision for many, since it wipes away debt and interest payments that […]

20.10.2013 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
First look at Disney’s Avatar theme park

First look at Disney’s Avatar theme park

(Relaxnews) – More details have emerged about Disney’s plans to bring James Cameron’s fictional “Avatar” paradise Pandora to life, with attractions that suspend floating mountains in the sky and recreate the planet’s bioluminescent plants. Set to open in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, guests will be transported to the […]

Katy Perry shares ‘Prism’ sneak preview

Katy Perry shares ‘Prism’ sneak preview

(Relaxnews) – American pop star Katy Perry has shared 90-second snippets of each song from her upcoming album “Prism” via iTunes, a few days before its worldwide release. Perry announced the news via Twitter on October 17, followed by the tweet: “I’m really excited to share these songs with you all…I’m so proud of them. Will u let […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
For Thanksgiving, Colina Salon is giving back with glamorous discounts

For Thanksgiving, Colina Salon is giving back with glamorous discounts

15-50 % off on beauty treatments & products  COLINA Salon is enjoying a banner year, thanks to the support of its loyal clients. First, it has expanded with three salons running in 2013, the latest in Rancho Cucamunga. All its major promos – Bonanza Savers, Colors of Spring and Summer Sizzlers—were wildly popular. So were […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Discounts, Promotions ·
Halloween Tricks and Treats for Family Entertaining

Halloween Tricks and Treats for Family Entertaining

(Family Features) Halloween is the sweetest holiday of the year, making it a favorite for giddy children who dream of giant bags of candy. Before they rush out the door on Halloween night, make sure your kids and their fellow trick-or-treaters are filled up with something other than candy. Serve your ghouls and goblins a […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Halloween, Home & Garden, Kitchenomics ·
Where to get your fear on for Halloween

Where to get your fear on for Halloween

(Relaxnews) – From a nightmarish fear factory that supposedly preys on people’s deepest, darkest fears, to a lesser nefarious event dubbed the largest public Halloween festival in the US, here are a few ways revelers who love a spine-tingling thrill can celebrate the scariest holiday of the year. They’re deliciously wicked, frightful but also festive. […]

18.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Halloween, Offbeat, Online ·
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 ·