Asian group calls for immigration relief for all undocumented

Asian group calls for immigration relief for all undocumented

LOS ANGELES – At this critical moment in our nation’s history, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), a national affiliation of civil rights organizations that serves Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, looks to President Barack Obama to lead the nation in fixing our broken immigration system. The House of Representatives continues to consider draconian, anti-immigrant […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Syfy orders ’12 Monkeys’ pilot

Syfy orders ’12 Monkeys’ pilot

(Relaxnews) – The cable channel dedicated to all things science fiction has greenlighted a TV pilot based on Terry Gilliam’s post-apocalyptic thriller film. Announced last July, plans for a TV adaptation of “12 Monkeys” are taking shape, starting with a pilot order from Syfy. Shooting will begin this November on the one-hour pilot episode, based […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Miley’s twerking dance officially enters lexicon

Miley’s twerking dance officially enters lexicon

(LONDON, England-AFP) – “Twerking”, the raunchy dance that set tongues wagging when enthusiastically performed by Miley Cyrus at the MTV awards, is one of the new terms to make the latest Oxford dictionary update. The former Disney child star, now 20, left audience members gobsmacked when she bent over and gyrated provocatively with singer Robin […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Home & Garden, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Twitter index: Emblem3 arrive in Brazil

Twitter index: Emblem3 arrive in Brazil

(Relaxnews) – On Wednesday, August 28, Twitter users in Brazil are welcoming the popular American boy band Emblem3 who are due to play a series of concerts in the country. Emblem3 are an American reggae/pop band composed of brothers Wesley and Keaton Stromberg and Drew Chadwick; the group are signed to X Factor judge Simon […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Video: LG goes to the ends of the Earth to capture the perfect picture

Video: LG goes to the ends of the Earth to capture the perfect picture

(Relaxnews) – The South Korean company has sent its latest flagship phone into space to test its camera and promote its upcoming global rollout. The video, posted this week, captures a phone’s eye view of an ascent into the stratosphere as well as its descent back down to Earth with a thud. Devised as much […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Natalia Vodianova stars as the princess in Guerlain’s love story

Natalia Vodianova stars as the princess in Guerlain’s love story

(Relaxnews) – French beauty brand Guerlain has released a short film exploring the inspiration behind its iconic Shalimar fragrance. The video, which made its official premiere on Guerlain’s Facebook page, stars Natalia Vodianova, who is more sensual and captivating than ever in the role of an Indian princess. When creating the Shalimar fragrance in the early 1920s, Jacques […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Most blogged artists: Zero 7, ODESZA

Most blogged artists: Zero 7, ODESZA

(Relaxnews) – On Wednesday, August 28, Zero 7 enter the Hype Machine’s most blogged artists charts thanks to their track “On My Own” and ODESZA debuts with “My Friends Never Die”. London’s Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker, better known as electro-duo Zero 7, are in the Hype Machine’s most blogged artists charts thanks to their first single […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online ·
N. Korea sees ‘bright future’ in tourism: state media

N. Korea sees ‘bright future’ in tourism: state media

(SEOUL-AFP) – North Korea said Wednesday it saw a “bright future” for tourism and would offer more international and domestic flights and open up the sector to foreign investors. “Abundant in tourism resources, the (North) has a bright future to develop tourism,” Jo Song Gyu, director of the International Travel Company, told the state news […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·
The Infiniti Q30 Concept: first photo

The Infiniti Q30 Concept: first photo

(Relaxnews) – As the Frankfurt Motor Show rapidly approaches, Nissan’s luxury car brand, Infiniti, has released the first official image of its latest concept car ahead of its official reveal at the September 10 event. The Q30 Concept is Infiniti’s first foray into the smaller luxury car segment and the resulting vehicle combines coupe lines […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
US mobile shopping revenues top $10b in 2013

US mobile shopping revenues top $10b in 2013

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US mobile shoppers spent more than $10 billion in the first half of 2013, in a segment making strong inroads in retailing, a survey showed Tuesday. The comScore survey showed retail sales from consumers using smartphones or tablets in the first half rose more than 25 percent from the same period a year […]

China’s skyscrapers to offer luxury hotels

China’s skyscrapers to offer luxury hotels

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to real estate, China’s developers are reaching for the skies. The People’s Republic has recently seen an exponential increase in towers of over 500 meters, all designed to house apartments, offices, shopping malls and luxury hotels. Standing at 632 meters (2073 feet), the Shanghai Tower, the main structure of which […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Google+ trends: “Pretty Little Liars”, autumn

Google+ trends: “Pretty Little Liars”, autumn

(Relaxnews) – On Wednesday, August 28, Google+ users are discussing the latest episode of the American TV drama “Pretty Little Liars” and sharing images of autumn. “Pretty Little Liars” is an American drama / mystery thriller TV series based upon a series of books by Sara Shepard. The show is currently in its fourth season […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Taiwan wins Apple iWatch orders: analyst, reports

Taiwan wins Apple iWatch orders: analyst, reports

(TAIPEI-AFP) – Two leading Taiwanese electronics firms that assemble products for Apple have received orders to make the highly anticipated “iWatch”, an analyst and reports said Wednesday. “Apple is likely to introduce ‘iWatch’ in 2014. From our channel checks, Inventec is the major assembly source for ‘iWatch’, with about 60 percent of order allocation,” said […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Online, Science & Technology ·
Even mild stress can make it harder to control emotions: study

Even mild stress can make it harder to control emotions: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that even mild stress can affect your ability to control your emotions. A team of neuroscientists at New York University say that their findings suggest that certain therapies that teach people how to better regulate their emotions — such as those used to treat social anxiety and phobias — […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
‘Scooby-Doo’ to return to theaters in animated form

‘Scooby-Doo’ to return to theaters in animated form

(Relaxnews) – The famous Great Dane and his sleuthing human friends will debunk more spooky mysteries in a new feature-length animated film, Variety reports. After releasing two live action films based on the classic American cartoon, Warner Bros. will turn to animation for the next installment of the adventures of Daphne, Velma, Fred, Shaggy and […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Bourne films: no return on the horizon for Matt Damon

Bourne films: no return on the horizon for Matt Damon

(Relaxnews) – A rumor announcing Jason Bourne’s return to cinemas had just enough time to gather momentum on the Internet through the night before it was denied by Universal Studios. According to Twitchfilm.com, Matt Damon had put his hesitations aside and begun negotiating his return to the character of Jason Bourne, the amnesiac hit-man first […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dark interpretation of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ headed for TV

Dark interpretation of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ headed for TV

(Relaxnews) – NBC is currently working on a TV adaptation of the classic children’s book series, Deadline.com reports. L. Frank Baum’s fantasy world will provide the inspiration for a darker, more sinister interpretation along the lines of “Game of Thrones,” according to Deadline.com. Matthew Arnold, the creator of “Siberia,” will write and produce the project, […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Twitter can shed light on what you eat and why: study

Twitter can shed light on what you eat and why: study

(Relaxnews) – There are a lot of reasons why you eat something. Hunger is certainly a factor, but so is convenience. Now, US researchers are using Twitter as a tool to helping us understand not only what we eat but why. In a new study, University of Arizona professor Melanie Hingle and her team set […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
3-D scan reveals what high heels do to your feet

3-D scan reveals what high heels do to your feet

(Relaxnews) – Addicted to high heels? British researchers have created a new 3-D scan of the female foot in a high-heel shoe, to see exactly what’s going on — and it’s not too good. Specialists at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in North London are using new technology to view the foot and ankle in three […]

Broccoli may help prevent arthritis: study

Broccoli may help prevent arthritis: study

(Relaxnews) – A compound found in broccoli could be key to preventing or slowing the progress of the most common form of arthritis, according to new research led by the University of East Anglia in the UK. Results from the laboratory study show that sulforaphane slows down the destruction of cartilage in joints associated with […]

28.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·