Newcomer leads nominations for US country music awards

Newcomer leads nominations for US country music awards

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Gritty ballads about dead-end life in small town America earned Kacey Musgraves nominations in six categories Tuesday for this year’s Country Music Association Awards, to be presented November 6. Musgraves, a first-time CMA nominee, is up for best female vocalist, best new artist, best album for “Same Trailer Different Park” and best single […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music ·
Salvador Dali brand launches wild feminine fragrance

Salvador Dali brand launches wild feminine fragrance

(Relaxnews) – The perfume maker has released its new fragrance in a leopard-print bottle to match its fierce and untamed name: Dali Wild. The new eau de toilette will be available this October. “Dali Wild,” created by French nose Raphaël Haury, opens with floral notes of gardenia, tuberose, magnolia and jasmine sambac, combined with yuzu […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
How to tell when someone’s lying in a text message

How to tell when someone’s lying in a text message

(Relaxnews) – Researchers have discovered that the longer it takes someone to respond to a message, the greater the chance that the sender is not being truthful. The study, conducted by Brigham Young University in Utah, found that when participants texted a lie, it took on average 10 percent longer to compose the message. A […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Dubai named destination of the year by British travel industry

Dubai named destination of the year by British travel industry

(Relaxnews) – The Middle East emerged the big winner with the biggest players within the British travel industry, who named Dubai the destination of the year and Emirates the airline of the year at a major gala event held in London. The best in the UK travel trade gathered at the Leicester Square Odeon Cinema […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
To help kids shed weight, change up the family routine: study

To help kids shed weight, change up the family routine: study

(Relaxnews) – To help kids fight the battle of the bulge, a new study suggests changing up household routines with a few simple strategies. In a new study published online September 9 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, US and Canadian researchers implemented a home-based intervention to help young kids lose weight, by curbing TV time, increasing sleep […]

10.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Ice cream maker creates ‘Facebook’ flavor

Ice cream maker creates ‘Facebook’ flavor

(Relaxnews) – If Facebook were an ice cream flavor, what would it be? Naturally, it would be blue and white and ‘liked’ the world over. After watching how obsessively his teenage daughter would check in on the social media site, an enterprising ice cream maker in Croatia decided to drizzle blue syrup over vanilla ice […]

10.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online ·
The iPhone 5C – only the price tag is low-cost

The iPhone 5C – only the price tag is low-cost

(Relaxnews) – As expected, Apple unveiled a new more affordable iPhone, which, at just $99 in the US, will make owning an Apple device a reality for a host of new users. However, despite the small ticket, this is a very capable phone. Available in lime green, strawberry pink, sky blue, lemon yellow, and, of course, […]

10.09.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
IS BANKRUPTCY THE RIGHT THING TO DO?

IS BANKRUPTCY THE RIGHT THING TO DO?

Ask yourself the following: • Are you heavily in debt, with little prospect of relief in the near future? • Have you had, or are your creditors threatening, a foreclosure on your home, a repossession of your car or other legal action to take your property? • Have you experienced a dramatic drop in income? […]

10.09.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Cronut-maker debuts next pastry creation: never-collapsing souffle

Cronut-maker debuts next pastry creation: never-collapsing souffle

(Relaxnews) – The man who brought the world the cronut — a hybrid croissant-donut that has taken the food world by storm — has released the sequel to his pastry wizardry, a ‘magic souffle.’ As a follow-up to the sugary, buttery phenomenon that has sparked a global craze, New York-based French chef Dominique Ansel has created a […]

09.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Lennon reveals ‘torture’ of Beatles’ final album

Lennon reveals ‘torture’ of Beatles’ final album

(NEW YORK , United States-AFP) – Recording their 12th and last studio album was nothing short of “torture” for The Beatles, said John Lennon in a tape-recorded interview coming up for auction this month. The Fab Four had just completed “Let It Be” in 1969, but had yet to break up, when Lennon and wife […]

09.09.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online ·
ANGELENOS WOWED BY ARCHITECTS OF AIR’S “EXXOPOLIS” IN GRAND PARK

ANGELENOS WOWED BY ARCHITECTS OF AIR’S “EXXOPOLIS” IN GRAND PARK

Giant Inflatable Luminarium Presented by The Music Center and Grand Park Dazzles Visitors with an Oasis of Color and “Random Acts of World Culture” – LOS ANGELES (September 7, 2013) – The Music Center and Grand Park introduced Angelenos to the wonders of “Exxopolis,” a luminarium that debuted in Grand Park to the delight of […]

09.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Anti-cancer vaccine implant begins US trials in humans

Anti-cancer vaccine implant begins US trials in humans

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – An experimental vaccine implant to treat skin cancer has begun early trials in humans, as part of a growing effort to train the immune system to fight tumors, researchers said Friday. The approach, which was shown to work in lab mice in 2009, involves placing a fingernail-sized sponge under the skin where it […]

08.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Making music makes a nicer kid: study

Making music makes a nicer kid: study

(Relaxnews) – Making music can make a young child nicer, more willing to help, and better at problem solving, a new study finds. Researchers from the University of West London said that they built on existing 2010 research from German researchers Sebastian Kirschner and Michael Tomasello, who found that making music can significantly improve positive […]

08.09.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Music, Online ·
Teaching kids meditation can enhance their focus: study

Teaching kids meditation can enhance their focus: study

(Relaxnews) – There has been a heap of buzz lately about mindfulness meditation, with new research revealing its power to heal, curb addictions, and even make you a more empathetic person. Now a study from the University of Cambridge shows that teaching children a few tricks of the zen trade can help them focus better. […]

08.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Lolita Lempicka celebrates love with a new fragrance

Lolita Lempicka celebrates love with a new fragrance

(Relaxnews) – The French luxury brand has expanded its fragrance line with a new feminine perfume arriving in stores September 16. Lolita Lempicka has chosen to pay homage to that most noble of sentiments: love. The famous perfume and fashion brand has named its latest fragrance “Elle L’aime,” which can be translated from French as […]

08.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Videos ·
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 ·