Justin Timberlake to produce musical remake, would like to play villain to Batman

Justin Timberlake to produce musical remake, would like to play villain to Batman

(Relaxnews) – After making music industry headlines at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, Justin Timberlake is now setting the film world abuzz with talk of his upcoming projects. Since his performance in “Alpha Dog” in 2006, the former ‘NSYNC singer has made quite a respectable acting career for himself, picking up choice roles in […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music, Online ·
Open Sesame: transit pass becomes a ring

Open Sesame: transit pass becomes a ring

(Relaxnews) – Two MIT students want to do away with transit cards and replace them with a customizable 3D-printed ring. Its creators say the Sesame Ring was inspired by the fact that they’ve often missed the metro because they couldn’t get their transit cards out of their pockets in time or because they’d forgotten it […]

Drink up, but not too much, to lower depression risk: study

Drink up, but not too much, to lower depression risk: study

(Relaxnews) – While a mountain of research supports light drinking with protecting your heart, a new study finds that a glass of wine a day could lower your risks of developing depression. Researchers from University of Navarra in Spain looked at data on 5,505 men and women ages 55 to 80 years old. Subjects had […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
State Convenes Interagency Task Force to Improve Safety at California’s Oil Refineries

State Convenes Interagency Task Force to Improve Safety at California’s Oil Refineries

SACRAMENTO – Officials from more than a dozen local, state and federal agencies came together today for the first meeting of the newly established Interagency Refinery Task Force, an important step in the State’s plan to improve public and worker safety at and near oil refineries. The Task Force, which will be located within the California […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Local News ·
Avengers sequel: James Spader up against Iron Man and his gang

Avengers sequel: James Spader up against Iron Man and his gang

(Relaxnews) – The American actor will play Ultron, a dangerous robot, in the sequel to “The Avengers,” Marvel announced. Marvel has picked up James Spader to play the latest threat to Iron Man, Captain America and Thor in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Marvel did not provide details on how the actor will be transformed into […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Paul McCartney releases original song “New”

Paul McCartney releases original song “New”

(Relaxnews) – The former Beatle uploaded his latest single, “New,” on the internet Wednesday. The song is the title track of a new Paul McCartney album hitting stores October 14. The new album follows “Kisses on the Bottom,” the singer’s 15th solo album, which was released in February of 2012. “New” consists of 12 original […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Men feel bad about themselves when their wives succeed: study

Men feel bad about themselves when their wives succeed: study

(Relaxnews) – Sure, every man says he wants a smart, funny, talented wife. But a new study finds that subconsciously a man’s ego takes a hit whenever his wife succeeds, no matter what the domain. According to a new study published in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, a man’s subconscious self-esteem may be bruised when his […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Japanese government launches internet ‘fasting’ camps

Japanese government launches internet ‘fasting’ camps

(Relaxnews) – The Japanese government is introducing a novel solution to the country’s half a million web-addicted teens: internet “fasting camps,” where kids can enjoy the great outdoors, no gadgets allowed. According to a report in The Japan Times, Japan’s Education Ministry plans to set up the camps next year, offering addicted students a chance to […]

Fresh fruit helps prevent diabetes, fruit juice boosts risk

Fresh fruit helps prevent diabetes, fruit juice boosts risk

(PARIS-AFP) – Eating whole fresh fruit, especially blueberries, grapes, apples and pears, is linked to a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes, but drinking fruit juice has the opposite effect, says a new study. British, US and Singaporean researchers pored over data from three big investigations that took place in the United States over a […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Flickr introduces photo filters, taking a cue from Instagram and Twitter

Flickr introduces photo filters, taking a cue from Instagram and Twitter

(Relaxnews) – Yahoo! continues to enhance its photo sharing platform, Flickr. After a complete revamp of Flickr’s interface and services last spring, Yahoo! has now added a photo filter option to the Flickr mobile app, allowing users to add a number of different special effects to their images. The popular photo-enhancing filters feature is now […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Top health/fitness apps: Zero Stress, HRV4 Training

Top health/fitness apps: Zero Stress, HRV4 Training

(Relaxnews) – Top health and fitness apps in iTunes charts in countries around the globe include an app for managing high-stress moments and another that checks if you’re overly zealous in your training. Here are details on a selection of top ten iTunes paid and free health and fitness apps by country/region for the week, […]

Sony equips NEX-5T hybrid camera with NFC chip

Sony equips NEX-5T hybrid camera with NFC chip

(Relaxnews) – Sony’s NEX-5T, a hybrid camera slated to launch this fall, stands out for its inclusion of an NFC chip, enabling a simple and quick way to connect with compatible terminals. The NEX-5T, Sony’s latest hybrid camera, packs a 16.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor, enabling video capture in Full HD with up to 1920×1280 pixels. […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Is the Neptune Pine the future direction for smartwatches?

Is the Neptune Pine the future direction for smartwatches?

(Relaxnews) – Available for pre-order now ahead of its official release in December, the Canadian-designed smartwatch offers a host of smart features and doesn’t need to be tethered to a smartphone. Priced at $335 with 16GB of storage and $395 for 32GB, the Neptune Pine manages to squeeze a mobile phone, web browser, dual cameras and a […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Music, Science & Technology ·
HTC reportedly developing its own operating system

HTC reportedly developing its own operating system

(Relaxnews) – HTC will develop its own proprietary operating system, the Wall Street Journal has reported. The software will be targeted specifically to the Chinese market. According to sources at the Wall Street Journal, the Taiwanese manufacturer has long contemplated launching a mobile operating system for the Chinese market. The software would have the advantage […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
Get your own Adidas 2013 Champions League match ball

Get your own Adidas 2013 Champions League match ball

(Relaxnews) – While fans buzz about Thursday’s UEFA Champions League group stage draw, they can also get their own versions of the official match ball for the 2013 tournament thanks to Adidas. While the iconic star shapes crisscrossing the ball remain, the rest of the design for the Finale 13 was inspired by the trophy […]

29.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Cara Delevingne to make video game debut

Cara Delevingne to make video game debut

(Relaxnews) – The fast-rising model is set to appear as a radio DJ in the latest installment of the popular video game “Grand Theft Auto.” A “Grand Theft Auto” release is normally one of the video games calendar’s biggest events, and a tie-in with one of fashion’s biggest names can only add to the excitement. […]

29.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Games, International Stars, Online ·
Lea recalls humiliation: I was called ‘bulok’

Lea recalls humiliation: I was called ‘bulok’

Before winning a Tony award and being dubbed a “Disney Legend,” Lea Salonga came at a crossroads in her career when she was humiliated in the presence of her colleagues as a 9-year-old. Now 42, the Broadway star recalled a “jarring” experience being called “bulok” by her director in a stage play. At the time, […]

29.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, International Stars, Music ·
Porsche Design Sport unveils new gear for spring/summer 2014

Porsche Design Sport unveils new gear for spring/summer 2014

(Relaxnews) – Porsche Design Sport and Adidas have just unveiled their spring/summer 2014 collection, featuring a range of gear for golf, Nordic walking, and running for men and women. While the brand just launched a line of gym gear for women for this autumn, women can now expect golf and running outfits in the new […]

Scientists grow human brain tissue from stem cells

Scientists grow human brain tissue from stem cells

(PARIS-AFP) – Scientists said Wednesday they had used stem cells to grow primitive human brain tissue for use in studying disorders and early development of this most complex of organs. They used the cells to grow what they dubbed “cerebral organoids” — pea-sized blobs of 3D brain tissue in a Petri dish, with characteristics of […]

29.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Venice hosts rare Leonardo drawings exhibition

Venice hosts rare Leonardo drawings exhibition

(VENICE-AFP) – Fifty-two drawings by Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci are going on show in Venice from Thursday, including the famous but rarely-seen Vitruvian Man charting the ideal proportions of the human body. The show in the city’s Galleria dell’Academia displays works from the museum’s own archives as well as from the collections of the […]

29.08.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations ·