Penelope Cruz makes directorial debut for Agent Provocateur

Penelope Cruz makes directorial debut for Agent Provocateur

(Relaxnews) – The Spanish actress has directed a short film to promote the new range of underwear for Agent Provocateur. Working with her sister Monica Cruz, the Oscar-winning actress, has created a new range for the London-based lingerie brand. ‘L’Agent’ is set to hit stores including Bloomingdales, Harrods, and Printemps on Thursday, August 1, and will […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jolie tops Hollywood earning list in momentous year

Jolie tops Hollywood earning list in momentous year

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – Angelina Jolie has topped Forbes magazine’s annual list of top-earning actresses after pulling in an estimated $33 million in a year marked by her decision to have a double mastectomy. Last year’s top earner Kirsten Stewart slipped to third in the list with $22m, behind Jolie and second-placed Jennifer Lawrence, whose […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
MAC creates makeup collection in memory of Antonio Lopez

MAC creates makeup collection in memory of Antonio Lopez

(Relaxnews) – The makeup brand is honoring the late fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez who created some of the industry’s most iconic images. Lopez passed away back in 1987 but his legacy is more than enduring, with the artist having created distinctive illustrations for brands like Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent and Versace as well as publishing […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Online sharing helps hackers sharpen ‘spears’

Online sharing helps hackers sharpen ‘spears’

(SAN FRANCISCO, California-AFP) – Sharing on social media helps hackers sharpen “spear phishing” attacks they use to trick their way into computers, security experts said Monday. Spear phishing refers to individualizing deceptive messages sent to people in order to trick them into clicking on links or opening files booby-trapped with viruses. Public posts on Twitter, […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
Back to work for Maricar after honeymoon

Back to work for Maricar after honeymoon

MANILA, July 29 (Mabuhay) — Newlywed Maricar Reyes is back to work, just weeks after spending time with husband Richard Poon. Reyes, who is part of “Be Careful With My Heart” and “Juan dela Cruz,” is also set to do more projects. “Abangan niyo ako in my upcoming projects, coming soon,” Reyes said. Reyes also […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Next iPhone to have fingerprint scanner beta code suggests

Next iPhone to have fingerprint scanner beta code suggests

(Relaxnews) – A “biometrics kit” folder has been discovered in the latest beta version of iOS7 (Apple’s iPhone and iPad operating system) which was pushed out to developers on Monday and its presence all but confirms the ongoing reports that the iPhone 5S will have a fingerprint scanner embedded in its homekey. The folder and […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Online, Science & Technology ·
NBC bets on Hillary Clinton, the Mayflower and fantasy for its mini-series

NBC bets on Hillary Clinton, the Mayflower and fantasy for its mini-series

(Relaxnews) – Among the four mini-series in the works at NBC is a biopic starring Diane Lane as Hillary Clinton. NBC took advantage of the annual TCA Press Tours to present four new mini-series currently in production. A four-part Hillary Clinton biopic stands out as the most ambitious. Diane Lane will play the female politician […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New York’s latest luxury: a night under the stars

New York’s latest luxury: a night under the stars

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – In the concrete jungle of New York City, where open sky can be hard to find, the latest luxury offering is a night under the stars — or, under twinkling city lights, at least. From terraces and high-rise balconies atop Art Deco buildings or glass-walled modern structures, this new breed of […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Henry Holland goes for the hard sell on the soft serve

Henry Holland goes for the hard sell on the soft serve

(Relaxnews) – Henry Holland’s latest and most exclusive pieces will be sold from the back of a truck! No, the London-based designer hasn’t had a fall from grace (he’s still stocked at luxury department stores Selfridges, Harrods and Matches), he’s just embracing one of the latest trends with a mobile pop-up store. The ‘Mr Quiffy’ […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Offbeat, Online ·
Billy opens up about breakup with Nikki

Billy opens up about breakup with Nikki

MANILA, July 29 (Mabuhay) -– For the first time, Billy Crawford opened up about his recent breakup with Nikki Gil, his girlfriend of four and a half years. Crawford denied rumors claiming that there was a “third party” involved in the split, saying that “it all boils down to me.” He explained, for one, that […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Fil-Ams welcome arrival of PHL warship BRP Alcaraz

Fil-Ams welcome arrival of PHL warship BRP Alcaraz

MANILA, July 27 (Mabuhay) –The BRP Ramon Alcaraz, the Philippine Navy’s second warship, arrived in Guam on Saturday morning to a warm welcome from the Filipino-American community there. Posts on the vessel’s Facebook page showed Philippine officials led by Consul General Bayani Mangibin welcoming the vessel’s crew. One of the photos showed the vessel’s men […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Anne hits 5M followers on Twitter, ranks above Hollywood celebs

Anne hits 5M followers on Twitter, ranks above Hollywood celebs

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Anne Curtis recently hit the 5-million mark in number of followers on micro-blogging site Twitter, where she has posted some 26,000 tweets over the years to share both “serious and cuckoo stuff.” In a post on image-sharing service Instagram, the 28-year-old Kapamilya actress on Monday thanked her “crazy followers for choosing to […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Hollywood Stars ·
Aquino welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Abe in Malacanang

Aquino welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Abe in Malacanang

MANILA, July 27  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during arrival honors in Malacañang Palace on Saturday. A 21-gun salute was rendered in honor of the Prime Minister during the playing of the national anthems of both countries at 10 a.m. at the Malacañang grounds. After the arrival […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Popular vegan blog filled with F-bombs gets cookbook deal

Popular vegan blog filled with F-bombs gets cookbook deal

(Relaxnews) – A gangsta vegan blog that got a shout-out from Gwyneth Paltrow and throws in F-bombs willy nilly is being turned into a cookbook. Since launching last August the anonymously written blog Thug Kitchen gained a cult-like following for its tough-talking, gratuitous use of expletives and tasty vegan recipes like sweet potatoes and pinto bean tacos, […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Ben Foster in talks to play Lance Armstrong in biopic

Ben Foster in talks to play Lance Armstrong in biopic

(Relaxnews) – Stephen Frears will direct this drama based on the famous American cyclist’s rise and fall from grace, Deadline.com reveals. At age 32, Ben Foster is negotiating his participation in the new project, produced by Stephen Frears and Working Title Films. The star of “3:10 to Yuma” and “The Messenger” is expected to play Lance […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tears of a clown for Lady Gaga new single artwork

Tears of a clown for Lady Gaga new single artwork

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the launch of her fourth album, “Artpop”, the singer has humored her fans with the visuals for her next single, “Applause.” Released to fans directly through social networks, the photo shows Lady Gaga dressed as a Pierrot-style clown with smeared, colorful makeup. The artist will unveil “Applause” on August 19. Pre-orders […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online ·
Get your soccer kicks with Snapshot

Get your soccer kicks with Snapshot

(Relaxnews) – Want to know how close you are to bending it like Beckham or breaking it like Roberto Carlos? A new Adidas app can tell you. The sportswear company claims that Snapshot is a world first for smartphone users — an app that can track not just the speed, but the angle of trajectory […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Travel package takes gamblers to top casinos around the world

Travel package takes gamblers to top casinos around the world

(Relaxnews) – From the same group that created an around-the-world Michelin eating tour and a $71,000 hotel and spa package for dogs comes another luxury vacation package for high-rolling couples who think they have Lady Luck on their side. Luxury British site VeryFirstTo.com has created a gaming holiday that will take two people to 12 of the […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·
Charlotte Olympia gets comic inspiration

Charlotte Olympia gets comic inspiration

(Relaxnews) – The London-based shoe designer has created a new line of shoes and accessories featuring imagery from the famous Archie Comics series. Set to launch on November 1, Charlotte Olympia’s latest shoe and accessories capsule collection looks to classic US comic book series Archie Comics for its inspiration. Suede peep-toe pumps ($1,095) come with Betty and […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books ·
LeBron James picks soundtrack for NBA 2K14

LeBron James picks soundtrack for NBA 2K14

(Relaxnews) – Last year’s edition of basketball game “NBA 2K” had Jay-Z selecting its soundtrack; for “NBA 2K14,” due the week of October 1, it’s Miami Heat forward LeBron James who has chosen a clutch of 20 tunes. Kanye, Jay-Z, Coldplay, Nas and Daft Punk make it two for two, featuring for “NBA 2K13″ and […]