Nike marks anniversary with Nike Air Pegasus+ 30

Nike marks anniversary with Nike Air Pegasus+ 30

(Relaxnews) – While Nike fans continually scoop up Free and Flyknit running shoes, here’s a fresh take on an original — the company just unveiled a 30th anniversary edition of one of the moved loved running sneakers of all time, the Nike Air Pegasus. While the style remains true to its original form, runners can […]

16.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
‘The Butler’ serves up US civil rights history

‘The Butler’ serves up US civil rights history

(LOS ANGELES, California-AFP) – Spanning more than 50 years of history and a series of presidents, “The Butler” spotlights the US civil rights struggle through the life and career of a White House servant. Inspired by Eugene Allen, who held the post for 34 years, the film hits North American theaters Friday and is already […]

16.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chanel presents its latest campaign, shot by Karl Lagerfeld

Chanel presents its latest campaign, shot by Karl Lagerfeld

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, August 15, the luxury brand released the first photograph from its Fall-Winter 2013-2014 campaign, shot by its creative director, Karl Lagerfeld. The iconic designer must have taken off his famous sunglasses and picked up the camera, at least for long enough to photograph a campaign. The images shot by Karl Lagerfeld […]

16.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Next food phenom poised to spawn copycats: ramen burgers

Next food phenom poised to spawn copycats: ramen burgers

(Relaxnews) – It’s been widely cited as the new cronut. Another freaky food phenomenon produced from two distinct items and made in short supply to draw snaking lines and drive up demand: Behold the “ramen burger.” Since debuting at the beginning of the month at a food fair in Brooklyn, the ramen burger has shown […]

16.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
The best smartphones for the beach

The best smartphones for the beach

(Relaxnews) – A selection of handsets that won’t simply survive, but will positively thrive when at the beach. Let’s face it, our smartphones are so much a part of our lives that our palms are beginning to develop phone-shaped calluses in the same way that pen use once led to knobbly fingers. Therefore the thought […]

16.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Environment, Science & Technology ·
Samsung presents the Hennessy, a double-screened clamshell smartphone

Samsung presents the Hennessy, a double-screened clamshell smartphone

(Relaxnews) – Between unveiling two high-end smartphones and a new phablet, Samsung has discreetly revealed a surprising clamshell model on its Chinese website. Equipped with two screens and a convenient folding design, the device runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. The Samsung Hennessy is an entirely unique model, touting two 3.3″ screens with […]

16.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Grandparents, grandkids help boost each other’s well-being: study

Grandparents, grandkids help boost each other’s well-being: study

(Relaxnews) – A study announced this week finds that both grandparents and adult grandchildren play key roles in the mental well-being of both. Researchers from Boston College in the US looked at 376 grandparents and 340 grandchildren, tracking their mental health from 1985 to 2004. Findings were presented August 12 at the 108th Annual Meeting […]

16.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Are you part of the new travel class, ‘the digital elite?’

Are you part of the new travel class, ‘the digital elite?’

(Relaxnews) – The increasing use of smart technology like phones and tablets in travel planning has spawned a new class who are much more likely to identify themselves as happy, fun, sociable and healthy than their non-digital counterparts. That’s according to a new report which surveyed more than 1,250 US households and their travel habits […]

16.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Science & Technology ·
Banksy graffiti offered at US auction: auction house

Banksy graffiti offered at US auction: auction house

(LOS ANGELES, California-AFP) – Graffiti painted on a gas station wall in Hollywood by British street artist Banksy will be put up for sale at auction in Beverly Hills, Julien’s auction house said Tuesday. Titled “Flower Girl,” the stencil in black aerosol paint represents a young girl with a basket standing before an immense plant […]

15.08.2013 · Filled under: Art, International Stars ·
Thalia gives blessing to Jessy as ‘Maria Mercedes’

Thalia gives blessing to Jessy as ‘Maria Mercedes’

MANILA, Aug 13 (Mabuhay) — Mexican superstar Thalia has given Kapamilya star Jessy Mendiola her blessing in taking on a character she popularized in the early ’90s. The 41-year-old singer-actress appeared in a taped message during the segment launching the Philippine remake of “Maria Mercedes” and “Kwentuhan Tayo” at the ABS-CBN trade event held Tuesday […]

15.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
‘World War Z’ becomes Brad Pitt’s most successful film internationally

‘World War Z’ becomes Brad Pitt’s most successful film internationally

(Relaxnews) – For the first time in history, a film with Brad Pitt has brought in $500 million in global revenues, Paramount Pictures has announced. The combination of Brad Pitt and zombies proved to be a highly attractive one to moviegoers around the world this summer, leading to global revenues of $502.6 million for “World […]

15.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tickets for FPAC’s VIP Reception Now Available

Tickets for FPAC’s VIP Reception Now Available

Food aficionados to attend VIP Reception at the Award-Winning Lexington Social House to kick-off 22nd annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) Join the hundreds of supporters of FilAm ARTS for the eagerly-anticipated annual VIP Reception for FPAC (Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture) at 7pm on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Lexington Social […]

15.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Call for Harana Singers for inaugural Harana Competition at 22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture

Call for Harana Singers for inaugural Harana Competition at 22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture

The Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) is hosting a Harana Competition and is looking for singers who can perform in the Harana tradition for its 22nd annual event on September 7-8, 2013 at Point Fermin Park.  FPAC is the largest and longest-running community tradition in Southern California, presenting over 500 artists and cultural bearers from across […]

15.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
KUALA LUMPUR AND BOHOL  5 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,799

KUALA LUMPUR AND BOHOL 5 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,799

MALAYSIA AND PHILIPPINES – RICH HERITAGE & EXOTIC FAUNA 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 […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Promotions ·
Share your name with the royal baby? Hotel chain offers free night’s stay

Share your name with the royal baby? Hotel chain offers free night’s stay

(Relaxnews) – It could be construed as a bit of a marketing stretch, but British budget hotel chain Travelodge is offering a free night’s stay to Britons named George Cambridge in celebration of the royal baby. The tie-in is two-fold: This week, the hotel chain celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Cambridge location. The Prince […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars, Offbeat ·
Sipping on summer: Mixologist Jim Meehan’s Pisco Sour

Sipping on summer: Mixologist Jim Meehan’s Pisco Sour

(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 […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Free Recipes ·
Megan Fox: sensual and savage for Avon

Megan Fox: sensual and savage for Avon

(Relaxnews) – The American actress, currently pregnant with her second child, was recruited by Avon as the face of the new fragrance Instinct. The sublime brunette, who seems to have emerged from her first pregnancy with the same stunning figure as before, is more sensual than ever in this new campaign, which almost seems to […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Scientists grow human heart tissue

Scientists grow human heart tissue

(PARIS-AFP) – Scientists said Tuesday they had used stem cells to grow human heart tissue that contracted spontaneously in a petri dish — marking progress in the quest to manufacture transplant organs. A team from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, used induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells generated from human skin cells to create precursor heart […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Eating fatty fish weekly can cut risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Eating fatty fish weekly can cut risk of rheumatoid arthritis

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that eating a weekly portion of salmon or other fatty fish, such as trout or mackerel, could reduce your risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis by more than half. In a study published Monday in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm found that the omega-3 fatty acids […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Raymond Gutierrez switches TV network

Raymond Gutierrez switches TV network

TV host Raymond Gutierrez has switched networks after almost a decade as a contract artist of GMA-7. The 29-year-old host, who is part of the Gutierrez clan of local celebrities, announced his move to TV5 on Friday through a post on image-sharing service Instagram. Captioned “New beginnings,” the photo shows him posing beside the logo […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·