JC de Vera now a Kapamilya

JC de Vera now a Kapamilya

MANILA, July 30 (Mabuhay) -– Actor JC de Vera is now officially a Kapamilya. On Monday, the 27-year-old actor signed a two-year contract with ABS-CBN, which includes a “Maalaala Mo Kaya” episode and a television series which will begin in August. De Vera said joining the roster of Kapamilya talents is a dream come true. […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Louis Vuitton tops 2013 global luxury brand list

Louis Vuitton tops 2013 global luxury brand list

(PARIS-AFP) – Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Gucci were the top three global luxury brands of 2013, with Fendi and Coach entering the top 10 for the first time, a study said Wednesday. The 2013 BrandZ Top 100, a ranking of the most valuable global brands compiled by research firm MillwardBrown, found luxury firms struggling with […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online ·
Summer workouts: 15 ways to burn 300 calories

Summer workouts: 15 ways to burn 300 calories

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to weight loss, the math is simple. Burn more calories than you eat. While certainly easier said than done, here are a few easy ways to shave off a few calories this summer. The following activities can burn 300 calories*: 1. Frisbee: 80 minutes 2. Volleyball (relaxed game): 80 minutes […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Most blogged artists: Basement Jaxx, Hockeysmith

Most blogged artists: Basement Jaxx, Hockeysmith

(Relaxnews) – On Wednesday, July 31, Basement Jaxx enter the Hype Machine’s most blogged artists charts in fifth position while the UK’s Hockeysmith appear in ninth position. Long-standing artists Basement Jaxx, who released their debut album “Remedy” back in 1999, are once again causing a stir after dropping “What A Difference Your Love Makes” from […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Videos ·
Kitchen appliance lets you grow your own insects for dinner

Kitchen appliance lets you grow your own insects for dinner

(Relaxnews) – An Austrian designer has created a table-top insect breeding kitchen appliance that can produce 2.4 kg of larvae protein and serve as an alternative “grow-your-own” source of protein for families. Industrial designer Katharina Unger’s Farm 432 has been getting a lot of media buzz for turning a UN recommendation — “eat insects” — into a […]

31.07.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Videos ·
Peony and suede at the heart of latest Jo Malone fragrance

Peony and suede at the heart of latest Jo Malone fragrance

(Relaxnews) – The British perfume house will extend summer by a few months with its fall launch of a new fragrance based on floral notes. The new Peony & Blush Suede eau de toilette, a delicate blend of fruity and floral notes, will go on sale September 2. Created by the nose Christine Nagel, this […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Sigourney Weaver in talks to take up ‘The Mortal Instruments’

Sigourney Weaver in talks to take up ‘The Mortal Instruments’

(Relaxnews) – Sigourney Weaver may join Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower in the sequel to “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. At age 63, Sigourney Weaver is expected to participate in the second chapter of this on-screen fantasy saga, playing the head of the Shadowhunters. Scheduled to begin shooting […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Matteo Guidicelli not afraid to fall in love again

Matteo Guidicelli not afraid to fall in love again

Matteo Guidicelli clarified that he is friends with rumored ex-girlfriend Jessy Mendiola and said that romance is not on the table right now. When asked about the current status of her love life, the actor shared that he is “very single, content and happy.” “Ang puso ay okay naman. I can’t be happier with all […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Why Venus regrets relationship with Andrei

Why Venus regrets relationship with Andrei

MANILA, July 30 (Mabuhay) -– Beauty queen Venus Raj regrets entering into a relationship with former TV host Andrei Felix, saying that this once caused a rift in her family. The Miss Universe 2010 fourth runner-up revealed for the first time that there was a time when her siblings made her choose between them and […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Pacquiao makes his 2013 debut vs ex-world champion Brandon Rios

Pacquiao makes his 2013 debut vs ex-world champion Brandon Rios

NEW YORK  – If Horace Greeley were a boxing promoter today he would undoubtedly be espousing, “Go East, young man.” And in boxing’s biggest demonstration of Manifist Destiny, Fighter of the Decade Congressman Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and former world champion and reigning hellion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios will battle each other in a 12-round welterweight rumble, Saturday, November 23, from The Venetian Macao’s […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Max’s Restaurant, a Pinoy landmark in Vancouver, British Columbia

Max’s Restaurant, a Pinoy landmark in Vancouver, British Columbia

VANCOUVER, BC (July 30, 2013) – For a family or a group of friends who are planning a trip to Vancouver in British Columbia, Max’s Restaurant located in the Renfrew Collingwood area is a culinary landmark that serves authentic Filipino cuisine – a delectable menu that features the famous Max’s fried chicken, crispy pata, lumpiang […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Three nutrients for better sleep

Three nutrients for better sleep

(Relaxnews) – Want a better night’s sleep? If you have difficulty getting quality zzzs, it could be linked to a surprising reason: vitamin or mineral deficiencies. This week health website Livescience reported on three common sleep problems and the three nutrients that may cure what ails you. 1. Can’t get to sleep: Studies have shown that insomnia is one […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Miranda Kerr for Mango

Miranda Kerr for Mango

(Relaxnews) – The Australian model has returned as the face of the Spanish brand for Fall-Winter 2013. Here’s Miranda. Back for a second time, the 30-year-old Australian model was shot by Dutch photographers Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin as the face of the latest collection by Spanish high-street giant Mango. The New York City skyline was […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Happy birthday, Henry Ford

Happy birthday, Henry Ford

(Relaxnews) – One hundred and fifty years ago, a man was born whose impact on the modern world is still being felt today, even though he passed away in 1947. The farmer’s son with an engineering obsession embraced mass production, innovation and workers’ rights and in the process revolutionized the concept of personal mobility. Considered […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Motoring ·
Uma Thurman stars in 2014 Campari calendar

Uma Thurman stars in 2014 Campari calendar

(Relaxnews) – Quentin Tarantino’s favorite actress is following in the footsteps of Penelope Cruz as the star of the Campari calendar, whose 15th edition will be released for 2014. The star will interpret “Worldwide Celebrations,” the theme of this year’s edition, to be photographed by Koto Bolofo. In the 2014 calendar from the Italian spirits […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
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 ·