Children’s clothing collections echo this season’s adult ready-to-wear looks

Children’s clothing collections echo this season’s adult ready-to-wear looks

(Relaxnews) – Graphic motifs, animal prints, plaids, leather, tweed and metallic fabrics: the latest trends from the world of adult fashion are making their way into this season’s collections for children and teens. These brands have put together miniature versions of their Fall/Winter ready-to-wear collections so that kids can look as stylish as their parents […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Photos ·
Art agenda: ‘Renaissance to Goya,’ ‘Asian Religious Icons through Western Eyes’

Art agenda: ‘Renaissance to Goya,’ ‘Asian Religious Icons through Western Eyes’

(Relaxnews) – Spanish art arrives at Australia’s Art Gallery of New South Wales as part of a limited-stop exclusive world tour, Korea examines Western approaches to Asian icons in the 16th century at the National Museum in Seoul, and Lyon prepares to welcome the international art scene as part of its four-month biennale. Renaissance to […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations ·
Vans and Kenzo present their latest collaborative collection

Vans and Kenzo present their latest collaborative collection

(Relaxnews) – The fifth capsule collection jointly presented by the American skate apparel brand and the Paris-based fashion house places the spotlight on animal prints and graphic motifs. The new sneakers can be ordered through Kenzo‘s online store. The models in this latest collection are based on three prints from Kenzo’s Fall/Winter 2013 collection: Flying Tigers, Lightning […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online ·
Apple launches iPhone trade-in program in US

Apple launches iPhone trade-in program in US

(SAN FRANCISCO, California-AFP) – Apple on Friday began letting US iPhone owners trade in their smartphones for credit toward buying new models. The California company’s trade-in program kicked off in the wake of unconfirmed reports of a September 10 event at which Apple will unveil new iPhones, with rumors ranging from a gold handset to […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
Debbie Downer? Why some people dislike everything: study

Debbie Downer? Why some people dislike everything: study

(Relaxnews) – Why do some people just seem to hate everything, while others relish everything with gusto? A new study explores what drives those differing personalities. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Pennsylvania say it boils down to what’s called “dispositional attitude,” or a personality trait that drives whether […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Gut bacteria link to obesity illnesses: study

Gut bacteria link to obesity illnesses: study

(PARIS-AFP) – Individuals who lack key species of so-called “good” bacteria in their intestines are more prone to obesity and associated diseases such as diabetes, heart and cholesterol problems, according to research published Wednesday. The findings may hold new clues to help tackle the world’s obesity epidemic, which is predicted to affect more than 700 […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Health experts clamp down on tanning injections, or ‘jabba-tans’

Health experts clamp down on tanning injections, or ‘jabba-tans’

(Relaxnews) – A rise in the use of tanning injections, known as “jabba-tan,” and nose sprays containing Melanotan has sparked fresh warnings about their hazards. Friday the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced that the agency has received 18 reports detailing 74 separate reactions which are suspected to be side effects, such […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Mice study shows age-related memory loss is reversible

Mice study shows age-related memory loss is reversible

(WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-AFP) – US researchers said Wednesday they have identified a new protein in the brain that triggers age-related memory loss, a finding that may someday lead to new treatments to reverse it. Using live lab mice and eight human brains that were donated for science, the team led by Nobel laureate Eric […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Robert Pattinson for Dior Homme: countdown to the commercial

Robert Pattinson for Dior Homme: countdown to the commercial

(Relaxnews) – Dior has released new pictures of its latest fragrance campaign starring Hollywood hearthrob Robert Pattinson days ahead of the release of the commercial film. With the full advert set to be unveiled this Sunday (September 1), fans of both the classic Dior fragrance and British actor Robert Pattinson, have been treated to another […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Online, Photos ·
New home cinema lets you watch sports games without commentary

New home cinema lets you watch sports games without commentary

(Relaxnews) – Sony’s BDV-N9100 home cinema system, now available in Europe, comes equipped with a “Football Mode,” designed to bring the acoustic ambiance of the stadium into the living room, in part by muting the commentary that accompanies most sports broadcasts. The home cinema’s sports mode creates the most realistic stadium setting possible by using […]

Kids need more activity, less TV: report

Kids need more activity, less TV: report

(Relaxnews) – The British government has issued a report urging families to switch off the television and to get moving. This week Public Health England published a briefing paper that points to the link between children’s screen time and lower levels of well-being. Kids who spend more time on computers, watching TV, and playing video games tend […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Nobel Literature laureate Seamus Heaney dead: sources

Nobel Literature laureate Seamus Heaney dead: sources

(DUBLIN, Leinster-AFP) – Irish writer Seamus Heaney, who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 74, sources said Friday. Heaney was awarded the prize “for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past”. His family are expected to issue a statement later. […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, International Stars ·
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 […]