‘George’ scores low in baby-naming research

‘George’ scores low in baby-naming research

(WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-AFP) – Scientifically speaking, Prince William and his wife Kate could have come up with a better name for their newborn, suggests a respected US psychologist who’s studied how people react to different names. “I definitely would not have selected the name George,” said Albert Mehrabian of the University of California in […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, International Stars ·
Andrew Garfield to face financial and moral dilemmas in ’99 Homes’

Andrew Garfield to face financial and moral dilemmas in ’99 Homes’

(Relaxnews) – The British actor will portray a young man in financial and personal crisis in this independent drama, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Between two ”The Amazing Spider-Man” films, Andrew Garfield will set aside some time for this smaller project, created and directed by Ramin Bahrani. The indie filmmaker has established a solid reputation among critics […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
IMAX says to add up to 120 cinemas in China

IMAX says to add up to 120 cinemas in China

(SHANGHAI-AFP) – North American entertainment giant IMAX Corp. said it plans to open up to 120 new cinemas in China after reaching agreement with Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group. The deal, announced Wednesday, brings Wanda’s commitment for IMAX cinemas in China to as many as 210, according to an IMAX statement. IMAX also announced it would […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Film ·
UN declares World Toilet Day

UN declares World Toilet Day

(UNITED NATIONS-AFP) – The United Nations on Wednesday declared November 19 as World Toilet Day following a proposal by Singapore whose envoy said he did not care if jokes are made. “I am sure there will be laughter among the press and the public when it is reported that the UN is declaring a World […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor to join Johnny Depp in ‘Mortdecai’

Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor to join Johnny Depp in ‘Mortdecai’

(Relaxnews) – The two actors are in talks to share the screen in the new thriller starring and produced by Johnny Depp, Variety reveals. Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor seem to be keen on acting in the new film, which is equal parts thriller, spy movie and adventure film, with a touch of satire. A […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Photo of the day: Prince George at Legoland

Photo of the day: Prince George at Legoland

(Relaxnews) – Following the announcement of his name yesterday evening, Prince George Alexander Louis, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was officially added to the Buckingham Palace display at the Legoland theme park in Windsor, UK.

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars ·
‘FIFA Online 3′ confirmed for China

‘FIFA Online 3′ confirmed for China

(Relaxnews) – Having conquered Korea, Electronic Arts announces plans to take soccer game “FIFA Online 3″ to China. Electronic Arts’ COO Peter Moore was effervescent during the company’s July earnings call. He described the deal with TenCent, which has investments in Epic Games (“Gears of War”) and Riot Games (“League of Legends”) as “the world’s biggest […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Games, Online, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Journey at Pechanga: kabilang sa Top 20 courses sa California

Journey at Pechanga: kabilang sa Top 20 courses sa California

Temecula, Calif – Matatagpuan sa kalagitnaan ng mga burol ng Temecula Valley ang Journey at Pechanga na kinilala bilang ika-19 na best public course sa California.  Ang karangalan ay inilathala sa “Best Courses You Can Play” annual guidebook for 2013 ng Golfweek magazine. Ang kapurian ay karagdagan sa kanilang napakarami nang tinanggap na parangal, kasama […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
Binibining Pilipinas USA pageant night July 27

Binibining Pilipinas USA pageant night July 27

As many as 20 finalists will vie for the prestigious Binibining Pilipinas-USA 2013 title with coronation night to be held on July 27 at the Centinela Valley Center for the Arts in Lawndale, California said a news release sent to Weekend Balita over the weekend. The finalists – Kristine Masajo, Kathleen Bautista,Jessica Marasigan, Jessica Joan, […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Beckham stars in campaign for his new fragrance

Beckham stars in campaign for his new fragrance

(Relaxnews) – As the old saying goes, “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” Applying this philosophy, the former soccer star, now a successful entrepreneur, has decided to represent his new fragrance, Classic, on his own. Revealed on Beckham’s Facebook page, the first campaign photo shows the athlete in a dark grey herringbone suit, a perennial hallmark of […]

One Direction to launch makeup line

One Direction to launch makeup line

(Relaxnews) – Working with cosmetics company MUA, the British-Irish boyband has developed a makeup line. Named ‘Little Things’ (after one of the band’s singles, for those of you who aren’t ‘Directioners’), the band’s debut make-up collection includes different colors for each band member, with five lipsticks, five lip polishes, three cheek tints and five shades […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Kim-Xian movie offers something new, fresh

Kim-Xian movie offers something new, fresh

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– Kim Chiu and Xian Lim are now ready to show to their supporters what they have been working on in the past months. Teaming up in their first full-length movie together, both stars revealed they had fun working with each other on “Bakit Hindi Ka Crush ng Crush Mo” despite their hectic […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
PHL on its way to rice self-sufficiency: Aquino

PHL on its way to rice self-sufficiency: Aquino

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday outlined the achievements and on-going initiatives like inter-cropping and ramping up infrastructure spending to drive much needed development in the agriculture sector. In his State of the Nation Address  (SONA) before the 16th Congress, Aquino said the sector which grew by 3.3 percent in the […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Toyota’s two-wheel ‘mobility robot’ finally takes to the streets

Toyota’s two-wheel ‘mobility robot’ finally takes to the streets

(Relaxnews) – It’s only taken five years but the Winglet, Toyota’s answer to the Segway, is finally ready for public testing with the hopes of an official launch in 2016. First announced way back in 2008, the Toyota Winglet is described by its makers as a “mobility assistance robot” and, like its US counterpart, is […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Top iPad apps: Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Tetris Blit

Top iPad apps: Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Tetris Blit

(Relaxnews) – Around the world, Despicable Me: Minion Rush remains popular with iPad users in the UK and USA. In France, meanwhile, a modern and extreme version of the classic game Tetris is proving popular. Details of these and other top free iPad applications by country for the week, by number of downloads, recorded on […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Games, Online, Science & Technology ·
First look: Dior fall-winter campaign

First look: Dior fall-winter campaign

(Relaxnews) – Titled “An Aura of Mystery,” the Parisian luxury house has unveiled its latest advertising campaign. With confrontational stares and powerful, self-possessed poses, this season’s Dior woman is dressed in Raf Simons’s thoroughly modern reimagining of the first half of the 20th century. Photographed by fellow Belgian Willy Vanderperre, the domestic setting also comes with an […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online ·
‘Poltergeist’ remake finds its leading lady

‘Poltergeist’ remake finds its leading lady

(Relaxnews) – Rosemarie DeWitt has been cast in the leading female role in a modern version of the 1982 thriller, Deadline.com reports. The actress, whose films include “Rachel Getting Married” and the recent “promised Land” and who is known to TV audiences through “Mad Men,” will play the mother of a family whose new house […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chanel shimmers with new lip colors

Chanel shimmers with new lip colors

(Relaxnews) – The French luxury brand’s new Moiré Le Rouge collection features iridescent colors for bold and seductive lips. The collection, which aims to embody unabashed femininity, is part of the “Chanel Rouge” trio of lip color ranges. The shades in this newest line stand out for their shimmery, pearlescent luster. In campaigns advertising the […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Terry Richardson shoots shoes for Aldo

Terry Richardson shoots shoes for Aldo

(Relaxnews) – The Canadian brand has hired the oft-controversial photographer for a new campaign titled ‘Give Me Aldo’. What happened to hell-raising fashion photographer Terry Richardson? The 47-year-old snapper, who has regularly courted controversy for his raunchy nudes seems to be getting more and more traditional. Recent work includes photographing Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, the wife of […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Online ·
Sipping on summer: Mixologist Jim Meehan’s The Algonquin

Sipping on summer: Mixologist Jim Meehan’s The Algonquin

(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 […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, International Stars ·