Pantech reveals fingerprint-scanning smartphone

Pantech reveals fingerprint-scanning smartphone

(Relaxnews) – Designed to take full advantage of South Korea’s superfast LTE-A network, which offers mobile internet connection speeds well in advance of anything that existing LTE and 4G networks in other parts of the world have to offer, the Pantech Vega LTE-A looks to have beaten the rumored next iPhone to the punch by […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Marilyn Monroe hoped to marry JFK: book

Marilyn Monroe hoped to marry JFK: book

(LOS ANGELES, California-AFP) – Marilyn Monroe, who notoriously had an affair with John F. Kennedy, apparently believed she was going to marry the president, even phoning the White House to tell his wife. The story, reported in a new book out Tuesday by journalist Christopher Andersen, asserts that Jackie Kennedy even told Monroe that the […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Hollywood Stars ·
Canadian park designated world’s largest Dark Sky Preserve

Canadian park designated world’s largest Dark Sky Preserve

(Relaxnews) – A sprawling park in northern Canada has become the world’s largest Dark Sky Preserve, a designation that protects the area’s nighttime ecology and will allow visitors to continue experiencing the northern lights. Last week, Wood Buffalo National Park which straddles northeastern Alberta and the Northwest Territories, was given the distinction by the Royal […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
Top of the seasonal pile: ‘A Hundred Summers,’ ‘Lexicon,’ more

Top of the seasonal pile: ‘A Hundred Summers,’ ‘Lexicon,’ more

(Relaxnews) – The top seven summer books as voted for by Goodreads members include 1930s period romance “A Hundred Summers” and mind-control conspiracy “Lexicon.” Pick of the Goodreads’ hive-mind, these seven stories have scooped great critical reviews and remain above the reading community’s 4 star rating watermark. Follow-up to debut novel “Overseas,” Beatriz Williams’s Rhode […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations ·
How to maximize the cancer-fighting properties of broccoli

How to maximize the cancer-fighting properties of broccoli

(Relaxnews) – If you want the full health benefits of broccoli, bypass the freezer aisle, as new research suggests that the frozen variety lacks the cancer-fighting properties the vegetable is known for. While busy families often reach for bags of frozen broccoli for the convenience factor, a team of US scientists has found that blanching […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘Mission: Impossible 5′: Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie team up once again

‘Mission: Impossible 5′: Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie team up once again

(Relaxnews) – Christopher McQuarrie will direct the fifth episode of the “Mission: Impossible” series, Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions have revealed. “Mission: Impossible 5″ will see Christopher McQuarrie and Tom Cruise working together once more, after their collaboration last year on “Jack Reacher,” a violent thriller that earned critical acclaim, based on a book by […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New image: Robert Pattinson for Dior

New image: Robert Pattinson for Dior

(Relaxnews) – Suspense is mounting around the new Dior campaign, with pictures of “Twilight” heartthrob Robert Pattison being revealed one by one. Fans will still have to wait a few more weeks before the video by Romain Gavras is released but they have one more image to contemplate — the third. Robert Pattinson seems to […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Online, Photos ·
Six tips for dating online

Six tips for dating online

(Relaxnews) – Thinking of trying online dating? If so, you’re in good company. According to Online Dating Magazine, 20 percent of Americans have gone out on a date with someone they met online, while more than 280,000 marry someone they met online every year. In the UK a reported one in five relationships start online. […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Online ·
BlackBerry planning another exclusive Porsche handset

BlackBerry planning another exclusive Porsche handset

(Relaxnews) – The phone maker is once again teaming up with the German carmaker’s design studio to create a premium smartphone. Based on the current Z10 full touch-screen handset, the device, expected to be called the P9982 when it launches sometime next year, has undergone the full Porsche Design treatment That means a subtle angular […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
New campaign for Marilyn Monroe, eternal beauty icon

New campaign for Marilyn Monroe, eternal beauty icon

(Relaxnews) – Over 50 years after her death on August 5, 1962, Marilyn Monroe is still an inspiration for the worlds of beauty and fashion. The American brand Sexy Hair last week selected the Hollywood superstar to be the face of its next ad campaign. Fifty-one years after the death of the American singer and […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Power and magnetism at the heart of new Dolce & Gabbana fragrance

Power and magnetism at the heart of new Dolce & Gabbana fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Nearly one year after the unveiling of its Pour Femme fragrance for women, the Italian design house has presented an eau de parfum with a bolder, more potent punch. Dolce & Gabbana’s Intense will arrive in stores this fall. The new fragrance is a unique harmony of neroli, green tangerine, orange blossom and […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Major automakers plan major global debuts at LA Auto Show

Major automakers plan major global debuts at LA Auto Show

(Relaxnews) – BMW, Mini, Mercedes-Benz, VW, Chevrolet and Honda have all confirmed new vehicle launches at November’s west coast US automotive showcase. It may be more than four months away but the LA Auto Show is already shaping up as one of the most important events in the automotive calendar. As well as a special […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Affiliate to fly Philippine Airlines domestic passengers

Affiliate to fly Philippine Airlines domestic passengers

(MANILA-AFP) – Philippine Airlines plans to expand its international services while farming out passengers on its domestic routes to a low-cost affiliate, airline officials said Monday. “This is being done to allow the flag carrier to service more routes and ensure seamless connectivity between stops while awaiting delivery of PAL’s new Airbus aircraft,” the airline […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Philippine News ·
Bright House Networks, ABS-CBN launch Lifestyle Network  in Bakersfield, Central Florida and Tampa Bay

Bright House Networks, ABS-CBN launch Lifestyle Network in Bakersfield, Central Florida and Tampa Bay

New channel aims to expand reach to fast-growing Filipino demographic in the U.S.   REDWOOD CITY, CA, July 31, 2013 – ABS-CBN International, the largest Filipino entertainment, news and broadcast company in the U.S., announced today the launch of Lifestyle Network on Bright House Networks.  Lifestyle Network is available to all The Filipino Channel (TFC) customers […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Obama sends advance Eid’l Fitr greetings to PNoy, Filipinos

Obama sends advance Eid’l Fitr greetings to PNoy, Filipinos

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — US President Barack Obama on Saturday sent advance best wishes to President Benigno Aquino and the Filipino people on the occasion of Eid’l Fitr. Obama, in his greetings posted on the website of the US Embassy in Manila, voiced hopes Ramadan has been a time of “renewal and reflection” among Philippine Muslims. […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace open to review of national ID system proposal

Palace open to review of national ID system proposal

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday said it is open to studying tweaks to a proposal for a national ID system as it remains concerned over a potential breach of Filipinos’ privacy. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said there is no harm in studying adjustments to the bills for such a national ID system. “Bukas […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Luis Manzano has message for gossipmongers

Luis Manzano has message for gossipmongers

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Television host Luis Manzano is getting tired of clarifying rumors concerning his relationship with actress Jennylyn Mercado. In the past months, the couple has been plagued with rumors claiming that they have either separated, or they have already tied the knot. Manzano gave some “advice” to those who keep on spreading gossip […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Heart denies secret marriage to Chiz

Heart denies secret marriage to Chiz

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Actress Heart Evangelista denied rumors that she and Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero have tied the knot at a popular restaurant in Tagaytay. This comes after the 28-year-old actress posted a photo on Instagram showing a woman whose face is hidden by what looks like a wedding veil signing a document. The caption […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Sipping on summer: Mixologist Tony Conigliaro’s Spitfire

Sipping on summer: Mixologist Tony Conigliaro’s Spitfire

(Relaxnews) – To celebrate the full bloom of summer, two of the world’s top mixologists share their best “summer-in-a-glass” cocktail recipes for sipping languidly on a hot day and clinking with friends and loved ones. Every week throughout the summer, New York mixologist Jim Meehan, the man behind underground speakeasy PDT(short for Please Don’t Tell), and […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden ·
Three ways to stay sane during your commute

Three ways to stay sane during your commute

(Relaxnews) – How to make your trek to and from work less loathsome? Here are a few tips to staying sane. Research has found that long commutes can lead to a host of negative health outcomes, such as high stress, poor sleep, being overweight, and even a shorter life, Huffington Post reports. A 2011 study […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Motoring ·