Over 100 billion mobile apps downloaded in 2013

Over 100 billion mobile apps downloaded in 2013

(Relaxnews) – According to Gartner, mobile users will have downloaded more than 102 billion apps in 2013, 91 percent of which were free. The research firm estimates that the total number of app downloads will more than double over the next few years, reaching 268 billion by 2017. At 102.062 billion, Gartner’s projected estimate for […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Fendi’s Lagerfeld shows off web-savvy palette in Milan

Fendi’s Lagerfeld shows off web-savvy palette in Milan

(MILAN-AFP) – Fendi’s Karl Lagerfeld offered a palette of shades from pastel to fluorescent on Thursday in his latest collection at Milan Fashion Week, with designs inspired by computer chip geometry. The keyword for the spring/summer 2014 show was layering of fabric, each layer with subtly different shades, making the dresses look something like the […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Fall events at the Natural History Museum and Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits

Fall events at the Natural History Museum and Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits

Citizen Science and Cocktails: Thursday, Sept. 19, 5 pm “Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern California” with Dr. Greg Pauly, NHM Curator of Herpetology NHM, is an introduction into becoming a citizen scientist by observing RASCals (Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern California) in your own backyard and throughout Southern California. Home to 22.5 million people and […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
APO’s  Alpha International chapter elects its officers

APO’s Alpha International chapter elects its officers

West Hils, Calif. — The Alpha Chapter Alumni International of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity (ACAI) elected its officers during its 7th International Reunion held in this city recently. The elected officers who will serve from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec. 31, 2015 are Jun Domingo, president; Zeny Sison, first vice president; Fely Logarta-Montecillo, second […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
McAfee declares Lily Collins the world’s most dangerous celebrity

McAfee declares Lily Collins the world’s most dangerous celebrity

(Relaxnews) – The daughter of musician Phil Collins already gets enough negative publicity for having the former Genesis frontman as a dad, but now she also has the dubious honor of topping the anti-virus firm’s annual list of risky web searches. Every year, McAfee compiles a list of the top 10 celebrity names which, when […]

The Broad To Offer Free General Admission

The Broad To Offer Free General Admission

Eli and Edythe Broad Preview New Contemporary Art Museum, Set to Open in Late 2014 LOS ANGELES —The Broad, Los Angeles’s newest contemporary art museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, will offer free general admission when it opens in late 2014, founders Eli and Edythe Broad announced today. At a hard hat tour […]

19.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Giveaways, Videos ·
PFLAG- San Gabriel Valley API Support Group Gathering

PFLAG- San Gabriel Valley API Support Group Gathering

When:  Sept. 22, 2013 Sunday Time:  3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church (Yokoi Chapel) 1850 W. Hellman Avenue Alhambra, CA  91803 Plenty of free parking in front or on the streets.  Easy access to the 10 Freeway off of Atlantic Blvd.   For directions:  www.sgpumc.org (map and directions). We generally share refreshments, […]

19.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
‘Cat cafe’ is purrfect spot for Paris animal lovers

‘Cat cafe’ is purrfect spot for Paris animal lovers

(PARIS-AFP) – France’s first “cat cafe” opens on Saturday in Paris with an in house troupe of nine rescue cats ready and waiting to be made a fuss of by cat-loving customers. Already popular in Tokyo where there are dozens, cat cafes allow customers who cannot have a pet at home to enjoy a cup […]

19.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Why anger is all the rage on social media

Why anger is all the rage on social media

(Relaxnews) – It turns out that comic book character Bruce Banner’s immortal line and final warning, “You won’t like me when I’m angry,” couldn’t be any further from the truth. According to a University of China study, anger is more influential and therefore more popular than any other clearly tagged emotion when getting a message […]

19.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Hong Kong Marathon launches anti-’selfie’ campaign

Hong Kong Marathon launches anti-’selfie’ campaign

(HONG KONG-AFP) – A campaign against “selfies” is urging runners at the Hong Kong Marathon not to take pictures of themselves with their mobile phones after a pile-up at this year’s event, organisers said Tuesday. The crush was reportedly triggered after a woman stopped to take a picture of herself at the start of her […]

19.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·
Blueberries and red grapes may boost immunity

Blueberries and red grapes may boost immunity

(Relaxnews) – A study announced Wednesday has found that chemicals in red grapes and blueberries may boost your body’s immune system. Researchers from Oregon State University looked at the impact of 446 different chemicals on the human immune system. Findings published in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research showed that two compounds, resveratrol found in red […]

19.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Philippines Showcases Tourism at the 22nd Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture

Philippines Showcases Tourism at the 22nd Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture

Los Angeles, 17 September 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General participated at the 22nd Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC) held at Point Fermin Park, San Pedro, California from 07 to 08 September 2013. The 22nd FPAC is organized by Fil-Am Arts and is considered Southern California’s largest and longest-running Filipino cultural celebration and exhibit featuring Philippine […]

19.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Philippine fresh bananas available at Gelson’s and Walmart on 21 September 2013

Philippine fresh bananas available at Gelson’s and Walmart on 21 September 2013

The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles is pleased to inform the public that Philippine fresh bananas will now be available at Gelson’s and Walmart beginning Saturday, 21 September 2013.  Since this is a first and initial shipment, the bananas packaged as DOLE SWEETIO BANANAS will be sold in the following: Gelson’s:  Encino, Century City, Tarzana, Newport Beach, […]

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘A Bug’s Light!’ Teaches Electrical Safety to Thousands of Area Students

‘A Bug’s Light!’ Teaches Electrical Safety to Thousands of Area Students

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 — A superhero insect is headed to 10 underserved elementary schools across Southern California Edison’s (SCE) service area to teach students about electrical safety through a live theatre production of

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Services ·
Visit Malaysia and the Philippines for 5 nights starting at $1,950

Visit Malaysia and the Philippines for 5 nights starting at $1,950

Experience Malaysia and the Philippines in a five-night trip to each country’s iconic scenery and natural wonders. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, enjoy a tour that includes the National Monument, Independence Square (the heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur surrounded by impressive historical buildings), and a drive around Chinatown (a vibrant bustling destination with tasty delicacies and […]

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Discounts, Promotions ·
The Music Center invites the community to “10 Times the Party,” free public block party celebration for Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 10th Anniversary

The Music Center invites the community to “10 Times the Party,” free public block party celebration for Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 10th Anniversary

– The Music Center Partners with New York’s Improv Everywhere to Stage Los Angeles’ First-Ever Public “Mp3 Experiment” – – 10 Ways to Party on Grand Avenue Include Dancing, Music from Los Texmaniacs and Pacifico Dance Company, Hands-On Arts Workshops and Special Surprises – LOS ANGELES (September 17, 2013) – The Music Center today announced […]

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Noted business leader, physician and philanthropist Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong to deliver keynote address at the Asian Business Association’s 37TH Annual Awards Banquet

Noted business leader, physician and philanthropist Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong to deliver keynote address at the Asian Business Association’s 37TH Annual Awards Banquet

ABA is Honored to Have One of America’s Most Prominent Business Titans On Hand to Join the Celebration! Los Angeles, CA – In a rare public appearance, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, one of the nation’s most prominent entrepreneurs, business leaders, physicians, research scientists and philanthropists, will deliver the keynote address at the Asian Business Association’s (ABA) […]

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
All systems go for Kapamilya Run in Burbank, CA on Oct 5

All systems go for Kapamilya Run in Burbank, CA on Oct 5

ABS CBN Foundation International, TFC, AARP, Island Pacific & GoldMed Card team up  for historic multi-city One Run, One Philippines          Redwood City, CA (September 16, 2013) – Joined together by “Mga Kuwento ng Kasiyahan(Stories of Joy): The Grand Kapamilya Weekend” – an event celebrating the 60th anniversary of ABS-CBN, the largest multimedia conglomerate in […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Videos ·
Frankfurt: top 5 supercar superstars

Frankfurt: top 5 supercar superstars

(Relaxnews) – In the constant stream of new vehicle announcements from the Frankfurt Motor Show, which takes place through September 22, supercar presentations never fail to stand out. Here is a selection of five models that stole the spotlight on the Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti, Aston Martin and Lamborghini stands. Ferrari 458 Speciale Ferrari presented the […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Photos ·
Variety Magazine gives glowing review of “Ekstra”

Variety Magazine gives glowing review of “Ekstra”

After Toronto International Film Festival screening, Vilma Santos-starrer now drawing crowds in 47 theatres in U.S. and Canada REDWOOD CITY, CA, September 16, 2013 –ABS-CBN Star Cinema and Quantum Films’ acclaimed indie film, Ekstra (The Bit Player), starring Philippine Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos has received glowing international reviews after it screened at the recently concluded, […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Filipino Stars, Film ·