Paco Rabanne names new creative director

Paco Rabanne names new creative director

(Relaxnews) – The Paris-based brand has announced the appointment of Julien Dossena. The 30-year-old Frenchman is the third designer in as many years to take the reins at Paco Rabanne. Previous incumbent Lydia Maurer left the French luxury label in May, just one year after the departure of Indian designer Manish Arora who lasted a year […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
New app for iPhone lets users take 20 high-res photos per second

New app for iPhone lets users take 20 high-res photos per second

(Relaxnews) – A new version of an app for the iPhone lets users take up to 20 high-resolution photos per second, making it ideal for capturing split-second moments, such as goals at a sporting event. The app, called SnappyCam version 3.0, was developed by inventor and electrical engineering PhD graduate John Papandriopoulos over two years. […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Adidas unveils new Messi football boot

Adidas unveils new Messi football boot

(Relaxnews) – Adidas launched the latest iteration of the Adizero f50 Messi football boots collection, and unveiled a new clip featuring famed Argentine football star Leo Messi himself fitted up with a LED light suit to capture his moves on the field. The new Adizero f50 Messi boots (or soccer cleats), priced at €260, feature […]

Starbucks turns to Google for free WiFi in US cafes

Starbucks turns to Google for free WiFi in US cafes

(SAN FRANCISCO, California-AFP) – Google on Wednesday said it has been signed on to provide free high-speed wireless Internet service at all Starbucks cafes in the United States. Google will roll out WiFi service to the coffee giant’s 7,000 US cafes during the coming 18 months, replacing telecom titan AT&T as Internet provider. “When your […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Online, Science & Technology ·
Drinking milk after eating sugary foods may cut cavity risk

Drinking milk after eating sugary foods may cut cavity risk

(Relaxnews) – Washing down sugary breakfast cereal with milk after eating may help cut tooth decay, a new small study finds. Drinking milk after eating ready-to-eat cereal was found to reduce plaque acid levels and may prevent damage to tooth enamel that leads to cavities, researchers from University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Video: Is it a car? Is it a plane? No, it’s both

Video: Is it a car? Is it a plane? No, it’s both

(Relaxnews) – The Terrafugia Transition performs its incredible party trick for the first time in front of a live audience. For avid fans of the James Bond film franchise, the flying car is nothing new, after all, it’s how Christopher Lee’s Scaramanga evaded Roger Moore’s Bond in the 19474 film “The Man with the Golden […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Google+ trends: Samsung beat out Apple in consumer survey

Google+ trends: Samsung beat out Apple in consumer survey

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, August 1, Google+ users are buzzing about news that the Samsung Galaxy S3 beat Apple’s iPhone 5 in a US consumer satisfaction survey. The survey, conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index and released July 31, found that in terms of consumer satisfaction, the Samsung Galaxy S3 rated higher than Apple’s […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
NY bid to ban giant fizzy drinks falls flat

NY bid to ban giant fizzy drinks falls flat

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – New York’s bid to ban giant, sugary sodas on public health grounds suffered a new setback on Tuesday when an appeals court upheld a ruling striking down the proposed legislation. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has championed the measure as part of the fight against an obesity epidemic and rampant diabetes, immediately […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Trailer: Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper take on 1970s style and attitude in ‘American Hustle’

Trailer: Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper take on 1970s style and attitude in ‘American Hustle’

(Relaxnews) – Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner also appear in the trailer from David O. Russell’s forthcoming film. ABC’s “Good Morning America” was the first to get its hands on a preview of “American Hustle.” The 1 minute, 30 second clip leaves us in the dark regarding the plot and focuses instead of […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Dunkin’ Donuts in S. Korea creates cronut knock-off

Dunkin’ Donuts in S. Korea creates cronut knock-off

(Relaxnews) – It’s the latest sign of the cronut’s worldwide domination. Dunkin’ Donuts in South Korea has debuted its version of the hybrid donut-croissant, becoming the first major corporate brand to produce a knock-off of the pastry that’s taken the world by storm. After just two months, New York pastry chef Dominique Ansel’s cronut invention […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Why the world needs to reduce its meat consumption

Why the world needs to reduce its meat consumption

(Relaxnews) – As the dialogue on the perils of meat consumption continues to grow louder, Dutch scientists are poised to release their lab-grown, test tube beef to the world when a select group of guests will take a bite out of a fake burger — and, perhaps, a bite of history. At an undisclosed location […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Vanessa Hudgens could star in fantasy film with zombies, vampires and aliens

Vanessa Hudgens could star in fantasy film with zombies, vampires and aliens

(Relaxnews) – Last seen in “Spring Breakers,” the actress may soon star in another film focusing on a band of teenagers, only this time with a fantasy thriller element. According to Thewrap.com, Sony Pictures is hoping the actress will join the cast of “The Kitchen Sink.” The film’s screenplay focuses on the explosive combination of […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Fringe’ leading lady to star in lesbian drama from Ryan Murphy

‘Fringe’ leading lady to star in lesbian drama from Ryan Murphy

(Relaxnews) – Anna Torv, aka Olivia Dunham of Fox show “Fringe,” is slated to star in a new pilot as a lesbian yoga instructor. Her character is in a relationship with Holly, a career-driven actress played by Jennifer Jason Leigh (“Weeds”, “Revenge”), according to The Hollywood Reporter. The latest project from Ryan Murphy (“Nip/Tuck”, “Glee”), […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Flash to return to TV

Flash to return to TV

(Relaxnews) – Mark Pedowitz, president of the CW Television Network, took advantage of the launch of the second season of “Arrow,” a show based on DC Comics character Green Arrow, to announce that Flash, the superhero dressed all in red with a yellow lightning bolt, is headed towards a return to TV. Originally seen on […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Costume National set to return to Milan

Costume National set to return to Milan

(Relaxnews) – After 20 years of runway shows in Paris, the Italian brand will be returning to its Milanese roots. This September Costume National will show its Spring-Summer 2014 designs in Milan according to the brand’s founder and creative head Ennio Capasa. The designer is joining a recent trend which sees brands fleeing foreign shores to show back […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
THOUSANDS DANCE TOGETHER IN JOYOUS NATIONAL DANCE DAY CELEBRATION AT GRAND PARK

THOUSANDS DANCE TOGETHER IN JOYOUS NATIONAL DANCE DAY CELEBRATION AT GRAND PARK

– Official West Coast Event Draws Diverse Audience of All Skill Levels to Dance with “So You Think You Can Dance’s” Nigel Lythgoe, Adam Shankman, Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo and in Grand Park’s Historic Fountain – LOS ANGELES (July 27, 2013) – More than 5,000 dance and fitness lovers of all ages joined together in […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Photos ·
THE MUSIC CENTER AND GRAND PARK INTRODUCE LOS ANGELES TO ARCHITECTS OF AIR’S “EXXOPOLIS,” A MONUMENTAL SENSORY EXPERIENCE

THE MUSIC CENTER AND GRAND PARK INTRODUCE LOS ANGELES TO ARCHITECTS OF AIR’S “EXXOPOLIS,” A MONUMENTAL SENSORY EXPERIENCE

– Giant Inflatable Luminarium Will Dazzle Grand Park Visitors with an Oasis of Color and “Random Acts of World Culture”  LOS ANGELES (July 31, 2013) – The Music Center and Grand Park take interactive arts experiences to a new level when they bring Exxopolis, a wondrous luminarium, to Grand Park this fall.  The first-ever presentation […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
NEW IMMIGRATION MINISTER MAY GIVE HOPE FOR MANY

NEW IMMIGRATION MINISTER MAY GIVE HOPE FOR MANY

By Atty. Henry Moyal For those who have followed the roller coaster ride of immigration changes in the last few years may feel a relief nowadays. In a surprise move by the Prime Minister of Canada, Mr. Harper has shuffled his cabinet and has removed Jason Kenney from his post as federal immigration minister. Even […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Could this be your child’s first phone?

Could this be your child’s first phone?

(Relaxnews) – Designed for safety, reassurance and ease of use, the 1stFone does away with a display and replaces the keypad with a list of images. The same size as a credit card and weighing a mere 40g, the OwnFone 1stFone is aimed at children under the age of 11 who are already getting a bit of […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Science & Technology ·
Airline traffic rises on winds from Asia, eurozone: IATA

Airline traffic rises on winds from Asia, eurozone: IATA

(GENEVA-AFP) – World airline traffic grew by 5.9 percent in June, driven by strong demand from the Asia-Pacific region and helped by a steadying of the business climate in the eurozone, the International Air Transport Association said on Wednesday. In the first six months of the year, traffic increased by 4.8 percent on a 12-month […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·