‘Gran Turismo’ pulls up to the cinema screen

‘Gran Turismo’ pulls up to the cinema screen

(Relaxnews) – The long-running series of motor racing games is being adapted for the movies, according to TheWrap.com. Specializing in putting drivers behind the wheel of high-powered vehicles and more reasonably prices cars since 1997, “Gran Turismo” is rumored to be headed to film with the producers of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” Dana Brunetti and […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Games, International Stars, Science & Technology ·
Good sleep gives you younger-looking skin: study

Good sleep gives you younger-looking skin: study

(Relaxnews) – Want better, younger looking skin? Get better sleep, a new study finds. In a small study at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, poor sleepers were found “to show increased signs of skin aging and slower recovery from a variety of environmental stressors,” such as ultraviolet radiation, the researchers said. The study, […]

24.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Minnie Mouse covers Love Magazine

Minnie Mouse covers Love Magazine

(Relaxnews) – The famous Disney star is on the cover of the fashion magazine’s fifth anniversary issue. The other covers feature a gaggle of standout young British models: Cara Delevingne, Edie Campbell, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Georgia May Jagger, alongside Japanese newcomer Chiharu Okunugi. The colorful images were shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott to […]

24.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Swiss scientists make microchips that mimic the brain

Swiss scientists make microchips that mimic the brain

(GENEVA-AFP) – Researchers in Switzerland say they have made microchips that imitate the way our brains process information, unlocking some of the mystery around how the world’s most efficient computer functions. Scientists at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, together with colleagues in Germany and the United States, created electronic systems comparable to a […]

24.07.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
In Europe, working women still do most of the housework: study

In Europe, working women still do most of the housework: study

(Relaxnews) – Working women in Europe are still serving double-duty at home by taking on most of the housework, a large-scale new study finds. On July 22, the Economic and Social Research Council released new data drawn from 250,000 interviews in 30 countries over the last decade. Women reported that they often feel that their […]

24.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Brits raise a pint to the royal baby with the “Heir Raiser”

Brits raise a pint to the royal baby with the “Heir Raiser”

(Relaxnews) – It didn’t take long for a brewery in England to release a beer in honor of the newest addition to the royal family. The name? “Heir Raiser.” Like the rest of the world — and its savvy entrepreneurs – McMullen & Sons brewery in Hertford waited “eagerly” for the birth of the baby before releasing […]

24.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, International Stars, Offbeat ·
P-Noy lauds devotion, courage of Filipino soldiers

P-Noy lauds devotion, courage of Filipino soldiers

MANILA, July 22 (Mabuhay) — For serving with courage and devotion in the remotest section of the country, President Benigno S. Aquino III Monday expressed his appreciation to the country’s soldiers serving in the three major service commands. Aquino praised the latter for their intense devotion in safeguarding the country. He added the Philippines has […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
No baby watch for Marian Rivera

No baby watch for Marian Rivera

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — “Pag buntis ako sasabihin ko at ipo-post ko sa Instagram ko,” the immediate reply of Kapuso primetime actress Marian Rivera when asked on pregnancy rumors. Marian said that if she’s indeed pregnant, she wouldn’t hide it from the press as it’s a blessing from the Lord. “Kung buntis man ang isang tao, […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Mercedes unveils luxury concept golf cart

Mercedes unveils luxury concept golf cart

(Relaxnews) – For golf fans craving a bit more luxury on the links, Mercedes has unveiled a new “Vision Golf Cart,” a concept golf cart of the future. Sketches for the new state-of-the-art fantasy cart were shown at the 2013 Open Championship in Scotland this past weekend. It was created by Mercedes-Benz’s head of design […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Motoring, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Nike releases Rasheed Wallace Nike Air Force 1 sneakers

Nike releases Rasheed Wallace Nike Air Force 1 sneakers

(Relaxnews) – Nike Sportswear has just teamed up with American basketball star Rasheed Wallace to create a special edition of the Nike Air Force 1 HiCMFT, featuring colors inspired by the New York Knicks. While “Sheed” is not technically a Knick anymore, Nike is still serving up props to his 17-year playing career with the […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Apple aims to revamp its Maps application to compete with Google

Apple aims to revamp its Maps application to compete with Google

(Relaxnews) – Apple recently announced its acquisition of HopStop and Locationary, two start-ups specializing in mapping and geolocation, with the hopes of improving its own mapping service, simply titled Maps. While currently undergoing a revamp for iOS 7 (expected for release this fall), Maps remains one of Apple’s weak points. To turn this around and provide a […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Google+ trends: Galaxy Note III leaks, full moon appears

Google+ trends: Galaxy Note III leaks, full moon appears

(Relaxnews) – On Tuesday, July 23, Google+ users are talking about the latest leaked information surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Note III and sharing images of the recent full moon. The latest leaks surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Note III come via the Dutch-language site Sim Only Radar. These latest leaks show sketches of the device along […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Online, Science & Technology ·
Nokia launches first phablet

Nokia launches first phablet

(Relaxnews) – The Lumia 625 is a low-spec, low-cost oversized handset that could well have mass appeal. Rumors and, of course full-blown leaks — including press shots and specification sheets — hinted strongly that the “Something Big” that Nokia was set to launch was an affordable Lumia phablet. And low and behold, at 9am UK […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Trailer: J.J. Abrams explores religion in “Believe”

Trailer: J.J. Abrams explores religion in “Believe”

(Relaxnews) – The “Star Wars VII” director has teamed up with Alfonso Cuaron for this mystery-laden drama series. While Comic-Con was in full swing in San Diego (July 18-21), NBC took advantage of the event to provide a brief preview of “Believe.” The new trailer presents a show combining the fictional worlds of J.J. Abrams […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
In US, television injuries on the rise

In US, television injuries on the rise

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Television sets injure one child every 30 minutes in America, and the rate of emergency room visits is increasing with the popularity of flat-screen TVs, a study said Monday. Just over half (52 percent) of all TV injuries for those under 18 from 1990 to 2011 were due to the equipment falling and […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Plain packaging reduces allure of cigarettes: study

Plain packaging reduces allure of cigarettes: study

(PARIS-AFP) – Scientists on Monday said they had evidence that plain packaging for cigarettes diminishes the appeal of smoking, as anti-tobacco campaigners suggest. European countries are considering whether to follow Australia, which last year became the first country in the world to sell cigarettes in plain packets. In Australia’s case, the cigarettes are sold in […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
Delta to produce ‘Top Chef’ cooking series for in-flight menu

Delta to produce ‘Top Chef’ cooking series for in-flight menu

(Relaxnews) – Delta Air Lines is launching its own version of “Top Chef” with a competitive culinary show that will be aired in-flight and award the winner the chance to help create the carrier’s menu. In partnership with Food & Wine magazine, the US carrier has announced plans to produce an original video series called […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, International Stars, Online ·
Wealthy Chinese fork out for high-class etiquette

Wealthy Chinese fork out for high-class etiquette

(BEIJING-AFP) – How to properly peel an orange, hold an oyster fork, and pronounce luxury brand names — wealthy Chinese are paying handsome sums to learn such skills as they seek to match their high-end lifestyles with high-class etiquette. A two-week course at the newly opened Institute Sarita in Beijing costs 100,000 yuan ($16,000), but […]

Men who skip breakfast face heart attack risk: study

Men who skip breakfast face heart attack risk: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Men who skip breakfast may face a higher risk of heart attack or deadly heart disease, according to US research published on Monday. A study of nearly 27,000 men found that those who failed to eat in the morning had a 27 percent higher risk of heart attack or death from coronary heart […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Crowds besiege palace after British royal baby birth

Crowds besiege palace after British royal baby birth

(LONDON-AFP) – A joyful crowd popped corks, cheered and strained to glimpse the official notice outside Buckingham Palace, after the birth on Monday of a baby boy to Prince William and wife Kate. The centre of attention at the palace was a golden easel upon which royal officials placed the formal birth announcement. “We just […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars, World News ·