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 ·
Meizu MX3: a high-end Chinese smartphone for just over $400

Meizu MX3: a high-end Chinese smartphone for just over $400

(Relaxnews) – An increasing number of Chinese manufacturers are offering smartphones to rival high-end models from Apple or Samsung, at least on paper. Meizu hopes to grab a piece of the action with its new model officially announced this week, equipped with a high-resolution touch screen and state-of-the-art components. Although they may not be the […]

04.09.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
‘True Blood’ to end after its 7th season

‘True Blood’ to end after its 7th season

(Relaxnews) – HBO has announced that “True Blood” will take a bow after its seventh season, scheduled to air in the US next summer. In the interest of diversifying its line-up, HBO will cancel “True Blood” in spite of the show’s widespread success. The seventh season will wrap up the saga in ten episodes. Anna […]

04.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Movie by Bhutan lama to open Asia’s top film festival

Movie by Bhutan lama to open Asia’s top film festival

(SEOUL-AFP) – A feature film made by a Bhutanese lama will open Asia’s top movie festival next month, organisers said Tuesday, adding it would underline the goal of discovering new movies and directors. The October 3-12 festival in the southern city of Busan will feature 301 movies from 70 countries, including 95 having their world […]

04.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, International Stars ·
Maricar not pregnant but Richard wants twins

Maricar not pregnant but Richard wants twins

Kapamilya crooner Richard Poon denied reports that his wife, actress Maricar Reyes, is already pregnant. However, he admitted that he would like to have a baby with Reyes 18 months from now. “Hindi totoo ‘yun na buntis daw si M.R. Pero kung mabuntis siya, okay lang, ready naman kami. Ang plano namin is to have […]

04.09.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino with huge prizes and two New 2013 Toyota Prius!

Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino with huge prizes and two New 2013 Toyota Prius!

Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga with excitement and thrills from the September Table Games Promotions that will light up your smiles like the Autumn Full Moon! Earn entry tickets to win big prizes or the New 2013 Toyota Prius. Starting from September 1st until the 27th, when getting a “Dragon Bet” or any “Natural […]

04.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Football: Buckingham Palace to stage first football match

Football: Buckingham Palace to stage first football match

(LONDON-AFP) – Buckingham Palace, the London residence of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, will stage its first football match in October as part of the Football Association’s 150th anniversary celebrations, the FA announced Tuesday. The match was arranged with the help of Prince William, the Queen’s grandson and second in line to the throne, in his […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
For older women, one workout per week may be enough

For older women, one workout per week may be enough

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that just one workout per week of both aerobic and resistance training can boost the health of women over the age of 60. Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham monitored 63 women who performed combined aerobic exercise training and weight training for 16 weeks. One group performed […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
KC Concepcion on her most comfortable role yet

KC Concepcion on her most comfortable role yet

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – ACTRESS KC Concepcion believes she finally found her niche in show business, doing bida-kontrabida roles on television. The Kapamilya star played the role of Alexis Ganzon in primetime series “Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala,” which ended last week. Concepcion summed up her character as fierce, undaunted and will do everything for the ones she […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL ATTENDS 7TH PHII YOUTH CONGRESS AND 1ST JPRMM YOUTH CONFERENCE IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL ATTENDS 7TH PHII YOUTH CONGRESS AND 1ST JPRMM YOUTH CONFERENCE IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH

Los Angeles, 28 August 2013 – Officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General attended the 7th Philippine Heritage Institute International (PHII) Youth Conference and the 1st Jose P. Rizal Monument Movement (JPRMM) Youth Conference, entitled “A Symposium Defining the Filipino Identity” held at the Carson Community Center in Carson City, California on 24 August 2013. The […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Xbox One ‘Day One Edition’ is the ‘FIFA 14′ version

Xbox One ‘Day One Edition’ is the ‘FIFA 14′ version

(Relaxnews) – Soccer sim “FIFA 14″ is still marked as a free pack-in for European pre-orders of the Xbox One console — but only if it’s the Day One Edition. The firm’s European Social Marketing Manager, Graeme Boyd, confirmed the Day One Edition’s “FIFA 14″ status via his@AceyBongos Twitter account. The statment clarifies things after an […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Games, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Is salmonella lurking in your spice rack?

Is salmonella lurking in your spice rack?

(Relaxnews) – We may be spicing our food with salmonella, according to a new report. About seven percent of spices tested by the US Food and Drug Administration were found to be contaminated with the deadly bug. Here’s what you need to know. According to a report in the New York Times last week, a study of […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, U.S. News ·
BMW to unveil finished version of i8 hybrid at Frankfurt

BMW to unveil finished version of i8 hybrid at Frankfurt

(Relaxnews) – At the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show, BMW will reveal the production model of its Spyder i8 hybrid car, previously presented as a prototype. The German manufacturer is teasing the upcoming reveal with a new video released a matter of days before the Motor Show. The model is slated to arrive at dealers in […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Videos ·
Jeff Bezos says eager to experiment at Post

Jeff Bezos says eager to experiment at Post

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Jeff Bezos, the Washington Post’s future owner, says he is eager to try new things in search of an exciting future for the venerable but struggling daily. In his first interview with the Post since the $250 million dollar acquisition was announced in August, the Amazon founder said he has no magic formula […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Online, U.S. News ·
Twitter index: ’50 Shades of Grey’ film cast revealed

Twitter index: ’50 Shades of Grey’ film cast revealed

(Relaxnews) – On Tuesday, September 3, Twitter users are buzzing about the casting announcements for the movie adaptation of E.L. James’s erotic novel “Fifty Shades Of Grey.” The author took to Twitter to finally reveal the cast for the lead roles in the movie adaptation of her racy novel. The lead female role of Anastasia Steele will […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Trailer: Seth Rogen declares war on Zac Efron in ‘Neighbors’

Trailer: Seth Rogen declares war on Zac Efron in ‘Neighbors’

(Relaxnews) – Rose Byrne, Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse are among the credited actors in this upcoming film, previously known under the working title of “Townies.” A new red band trailer, premiered exclusively by MTV, offers a first look at this quirky comedy about an overblown feud between neighbors. A young husband and wife, played […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Britain’s ‘yummy mummies’ ready for back-to-school Botox

Britain’s ‘yummy mummies’ ready for back-to-school Botox

(Relaxnews) – As children go back to school, more moms are heading out for anti-aging treatments in the UK, with one in five mothers saying that they feel pressured to look good on the daily school run, according to a report. British cosmetic surgery clinics The Harley Medical Group say that they have seen an […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Video: Emily Browning fears for her life in ‘Plush’

Video: Emily Browning fears for her life in ‘Plush’

(Relaxnews) – American filmmaker Catherine Hardwicke is back with an erotic thriller set to an electronic rock soundtrack. The red band trailer for “Plush,” released through Yahoo!Movies, presents visual and musical contrasts that create an intense, troubling and sultry atmosphere. Australian actress Emily Browning plays a young r ock star whose career has taken a nosedive. […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
The best hotels in Europe are found in Turkey

The best hotels in Europe are found in Turkey

(Relaxnews) – A luxury hotel in Turkey which once housed sultans from the Ottoman empire has knocked Parisian landmark Hotel Le Bristol from its perch to be named the best hotel in Europe. The Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul was named the leading hotel in Europe in Antalya, Turkey at the World Travel Awards Europe last week, a gala […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Videos ·