Olympics: Tokyo to host 2020 Olympics

Olympics: Tokyo to host 2020 Olympics

(BUENOS AIRES-AFP) – Tokyo won the right to host the Olympic Games for the second time on Saturday, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) awarded the city the 2020 edition. The Japanese capital, which previously staged the world’s biggest sporting event in 1964, beat Istanbul, who were bidding for the fifth time and Madrid, who […]

08.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation, World News ·
Grocery shopping while exhausted? Bad idea, study says

Grocery shopping while exhausted? Bad idea, study says

(Relaxnews) – Short on sleep? If so, steer clear of supermarkets and food shops, at least according to a new Swedish study that finds sleep deprivation can drive you to spend a lot of money on junk food. It’s already been established that even one night of bad sleep can lead to increased blood levels […]

08.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Is this the future of the touch screen?

Is this the future of the touch screen?

(Relaxnews) – Bringing sci-fi into reality, the Displair can turn the very air around you into an interactive 3D display. In the most basic terms, Displair works by generating a concentrated sheet of humid air and then projecting images through it which, thanks to the reflective and refractive nature water droplets (think rainbows), take on a three-dimensional […]

08.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Games, Home & Garden, Science & Technology, Videos ·
The iPhone launch: what we know so far

The iPhone launch: what we know so far

(Relaxnews) – It’s official, the invitations, promising to “brighten your day” have finally been sent out and the next iPhone will be making its global debut at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters on Tuesday, September 10. When Tim Cook takes to the stage he is expected to announce not just one, but two new iPhones – a […]

08.09.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
“Mga Bulong ng Babaylan” (Whispers of the Shaman)

“Mga Bulong ng Babaylan” (Whispers of the Shaman)

A solo art exhibit by Filipino American artist Eliseo Art Silva as part of the LA Downtown Artwalk Los Angeles, CA – Papi’s Gallery (109 E. 8th St., Los Angeles, CA) in Downtown LA will host the city’s first solo exhibition of the work of Filipino American artist Eliseo Art Silva. On view from September […]

08.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
THE MUSIC CENTER AND GRAND PARK PRESENT FIRST-EVER LOS ANGELES SHOWCASE OF GIANT INFLATABLE LUMINARIUM

THE MUSIC CENTER AND GRAND PARK PRESENT FIRST-EVER LOS ANGELES SHOWCASE OF GIANT INFLATABLE LUMINARIUM

ARCHITECTS OF AIR’S “EXXOPOLIS” WILL TRANSFORM GRAND PARK WITH A MULTI-SENSORY EXPERIENCE OF COLOR, LIGHT AND SOUND, PLUS “RANDOM ACTS OF WORLD CULTURE” WHAT: The Music Center and Grand Park present Exxopolis, an inflatable walk-in luminarium, designed by world-renowned Architects of Air.  http://www.architects-of-air.com/luminaria/exxopolis.html  The large translucent sculpture offers visitors an unprecedented sensory experience in a maze […]

06.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Winners announced for FPAC 22 ticket giveaways

Winners announced for FPAC 22 ticket giveaways

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (September 6, 2013) – Five lucky winners were picked for the Family 4 Pack Giveaways raffle promo for the City of Los Angeles’ 22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC 22).  Each winner will receive four admission tickets to the festival which will be held on September 7 and 8, […]

06.09.2013 · Filled under: Giveaways ·
Nike launches NikeFree Flyknit exhibition at ArtRio

Nike launches NikeFree Flyknit exhibition at ArtRio

(Relaxnews) – Alongside the hundreds of art pieces that are on display at this year’s ArtRio 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, one of the largest contemporary art expos in Latin America, is what Nike considers its own work of art: the NikeFree Flyknit barefoot running shoe. To celebrate the success of its shoe creation, Nike […]

06.09.2013 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Twitter index: Scarlett Johansson engaged

Twitter index: Scarlett Johansson engaged

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, September 5, Twitter is buzzing with news of Scarlett  Johansson’s engagement. In an exclusive report from People it was announced that Johansson is engaged to her boyfriend, the French former journalist Romain Dauriac. The magazine picked up the exclusive when Johansson was spotted wearing a ring while promoting her new sci-fi film “Under […]

06.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Music, Online ·
New Céline Dion album coming on November 5

New Céline Dion album coming on November 5

(Relaxnews) – The Canadian megastar will release her 25th studio album, composed entirely of English-language tracks, on November 5. The release will kick off Céline Dion’s return to the world stage in all of her diva glory. The international star’s new studio album, “Loved Me Back To Life,” will consist of 13 songs including the […]

06.09.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online ·
‘Destiny’ trailer recaps summer tour, teases new content

‘Destiny’ trailer recaps summer tour, teases new content

(Relaxnews) – Showings at two of the world’s largest games expos and a promise of what’s to come fill the two-minute tribute to the community of fans growing around upcoming action game “Destiny.” Having forged its reputation with the “Halo” series, and cementing the Xbox console family’s place in gaming, Washington studio Bungie is now […]

06.09.2013 · Filled under: Games, Online, Videos ·
All-new Smart concept heading to Frankfurt

All-new Smart concept heading to Frankfurt

(Relaxnews) – The Fourjoy is yet another offbeat design study from the premium small car brand. This is a Smart concept with a difference. It’s built on the Fourtwo platform yet it has four seats. However, in keeping with the brand’s quirkiness, the Fourjoy has decided to dispense with doors, rear windows and even the […]

After 40 years, legendary Fil-Am rock band Dakila returns to Los Angeles at FPAC 22

After 40 years, legendary Fil-Am rock band Dakila returns to Los Angeles at FPAC 22

Pioneering crossover band and 1st ‘Best Balisong in the West’ competition are latest add-ons to lively festival weekend LOS ANGELES – Dakila, the legendary but, ultimately, short-lived band that both delighted and mystified audiences with their unique Filipino Latin Rock sound, will return to Los Angeles for the first time in four decades. The crossover […]

06.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Video: LG’s job interview at the end of the world

Video: LG’s job interview at the end of the world

(Relaxnews) – LG takes testing job applicants’ ability to stay calm under pressure to new lengths in a viral video that shows off its UHD TV range. Picture the scene. It’s a job interview for a position you’ve always dreamed of at a company you respect and admire and everything is going so well that […]

05.09.2013 · Filled under: Offbeat, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Business flyers offer advice for stress-free travel

Business flyers offer advice for stress-free travel

(Relaxnews) – For stress-free travel, take cues from frequent flyers like business travelers who combat jet lag and fatigue by drinking plenty of water, stretching on the plane and taking advantage of the hotel gym. After polling the habits of business travelers in the US, the UK and Australia, a survey released by American Express […]

05.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Online ·
Diana film gets premiere as star defends role

Diana film gets premiere as star defends role

(LONDON-AFP) – “Diana”, a biopic of the late princess of Wales who died in a Paris car crash, was set for its world premiere on Thursday with its star Naomi Watts already defending her involvement in the controversial film. The movie follows Diana’s romance with London-based Pakistani surgeon Hasnat Khan, whom many friends of the […]

05.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, International Stars ·
Dr. Seuss to scamper onto e-book format

Dr. Seuss to scamper onto e-book format

(Relaxnews) – Three sets of Dr. Seuss digital releases are inbound, with the well-known “The Cat in the Hat,” “Green Eggs and Ham” and “The Lorax” among the first batch due September 24. Read & Listen editions will also be made available with brand new voiceovers, while Dr Seuss’s illustrations and layouts are retained from […]

05.09.2013 · Filled under: Books, Online ·
US opens first hospital-based Internet detox program

US opens first hospital-based Internet detox program

(Relaxnews) – Internet addiction is no joke — and now the US is opening the nation’s first hospital-based Internet addiction program in Pennsylvania. Opening September 9, Bradford Regional Medical Center in Bradford, Pennsylvania, has been garnering plenty of media buzz for its voluntary 10-day program for people with serious Internet issues. While a slew of […]

05.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Audi’s new Quattro: the re-birth of a rally legend

Audi’s new Quattro: the re-birth of a rally legend

(Relaxnews) – Audi has reimagined its era-defining Quattro in concept form for the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. There is one simple reason why Audi is where it is today, in terms of sales, reputation and desirability — the Sport Quattro Coupe. A short wheelbase sportscar with permanent four-wheel drive, it devastated all rivals when Audi […]

05.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Apple to host exclusive China-only press conference

Apple to host exclusive China-only press conference

(Relaxnews) – For the first time in the company’s history, Apple has convened a special press event solely for the Chinese press, scheduled for September 11 in Beijing, 24 hours after the next-generation iPhone looks set to make its US debut. The invitations, which were sent out on Tuesday night to major Chinese news agencies, […]

04.09.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·