Sipping on summer: Mixologist Tony Conigliaro’s Spitfire

Sipping on summer: Mixologist Tony Conigliaro’s Spitfire

(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 […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden ·
Three ways to stay sane during your commute

Three ways to stay sane during your commute

(Relaxnews) – How to make your trek to and from work less loathsome? Here are a few tips to staying sane. Research has found that long commutes can lead to a host of negative health outcomes, such as high stress, poor sleep, being overweight, and even a shorter life, Huffington Post reports. A 2011 study […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Motoring ·
Carl: a bartending robot at your service

Carl: a bartending robot at your service

(Relaxnews) – A humanoid robot doses spirits with perfection and even converses with patrons at the Robots Bar Lounge in Germany. According to the Daily Mail, if you take a seat on one of the nine barstools at the Robots Bar and Lounge in Ilmenau, Germany, the bartender Carl will greet you with impeccable manners […]

Top trend: Yellow bags 8 photos

Top trend: Yellow bags 8 photos

(Relaxnews) – A burst of sunshine in accessory form, yellow bags lift an outfit while remaining surprisingly edgy. These Polyvore users show us how they’re fashion-forward and happiness-boosting all in one – Citrus twist Bag, dress, jacket and sunglasses via banggood.com, Pull & Bear shoes http://www.polyvore.com/it_was_all_yellow/set?id=87355889 Edgy petals Bag via rabeanco.com, dress and sunglasses via chicwish.com, top via […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Photos ·
Robot turning Japanese children into master calligraphers

Robot turning Japanese children into master calligraphers

(TOKYO-AFP) – Nijiya Kurota’s little hand grips a calligraphy brush dangling above a clean sheet of rice paper.  The brush itself is being held dead straight, just as an expert who has spent years learning the art of “shodo” — Japanese calligraphy — would do. That’s because a robot arm is also attached to the […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Art, Books, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Cuba looks to medical tourism as income source

Cuba looks to medical tourism as income source

(HAVANA, Cuba-AFP) – Football legend Diego Maradona blazed a path for Cuba to become a medical tourism destination when he traveled to the island for drug addiction treatment in 2000. Since then, thousands of other famous and not-so-famous faces have traveled here for help, and the government wants to build on that success. Drug rehab, […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness ·
Tiny French village to become ‘oasis’ for ageing British gays

Tiny French village to become ‘oasis’ for ageing British gays

(SALLELES-D’AUDE-AFP) – Salleles-d’Aude is a picturesque village like so many in France, with vines, a tree-lined canal, a church. .. and soon, a “private oasis” for ageing British gay people — reportedly a first in the country. The brainchild of 66-year-old Danny Silver, the luxury community for gay, lesbian, bi- and transsexual British people will […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid turns 100: a guide to festivities

Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid turns 100: a guide to festivities

(Relaxnews) – Denmark is getting ready to celebrate the 100th birthday of Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid statue, unveiled on August 23, 1913. The Danish capital is celebrating the anniversary with a host of special cultural events and activities. Just as Paris has the Eiffel Tower, and New York has the Statue of Liberty, the city of […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Online, World News ·
CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

07 to 08 September 2013   Los Angeles, 01 August 2013 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Las Vegas, Nevada on 07 – 08 September 2013:     Location : The Boulevard Mall3528 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89169         […]

04.08.2013 · Filled under: News ·
High-definition multi-color iPad Mini coming this year: report

High-definition multi-color iPad Mini coming this year: report

(Relaxnews) – The latest reports concerning what Apple may or may not be planning to launch before the end of this year are centered on the second generation 7.9-inch tablet. According to the Wall Street Journal, the second-generation iPad Mini, widely expected to launch in September, will have a higher definition Retina display after all and […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Ellen DeGeneres returns to host the Oscars in 2014

Ellen DeGeneres returns to host the Oscars in 2014

(Relaxnews) – Comedian, actress and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres will present the 86th annual Academy Awards Ceremony. She broke the news on her Twitter account (@TheEllenShow) to her around 21 million followers. Ellen DeGeneres will take the baton from Seth MacFarlane, who presided over this year’s ceremony. This will be the second time that […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
The friendliest — and unfriendliest — cities in the world

The friendliest — and unfriendliest — cities in the world

(Relaxnews) – A seaside city on an island in the south of Brazil that’s been described as Latin America’s “hottest new party destination” has also been named the friendliest city in the world by readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Florianopolis, or the “Island of Magic,” was voted the friendliest destination on the planet, beating […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·
Talking at meals may boost your child’s confidence

Talking at meals may boost your child’s confidence

(Relaxnews) – Sitting down at meals with your children and talking about your day can boost their confidence, a new survey reveals. New research conducted by the UK’s National Literacy Trust finds that mealtime chatter can boost a child’s communication skills and confidence, based on a poll of 35,000 UK children between the ages of […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Behind the scenes with James Franco in Gucci’s eyewear campaign

Behind the scenes with James Franco in Gucci’s eyewear campaign

(Relaxnews) – After unveiling its latest eyewear campaign last month, starring the American actor and director James Franco, the Italian luxury brand has now shared footage of the shoot from behind the scenes. The brand’s eyewear campaign is the creation of eminent fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott (known to connoisseurs as Mert and […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Health is Wealth at the 11th Annual Historic Filipinotown Festival

Health is Wealth at the 11th Annual Historic Filipinotown Festival

GMA Network, through its international channels – GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV, and GMA News TV International – partners with the Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council (HIFINC), in celebrating the 11th Annual Historic Filipinotown Festival and 5K Run on August 4, 2013, at the Silver Lake Medical Center grounds in Los Angeles, California. Dubbed “Kalusugan ay Kayamanan”, which means “Health is Wealth,” the annual event starts off with a […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Bed bugs, bad service begone, thanks to online reviews

Bed bugs, bad service begone, thanks to online reviews

(CHICAGO, Illinois-AFP) – Bed bugs, bad service and terrible food used to be inevitable risks when traveling, but a host of online review sites such as Yelp and TripAdvisor are helping savvy consumers pick the best hotels and eat like locals. The power of good reviews quickly shows up in the cash register, producing a […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online ·
The top 10 chocoholic countries

The top 10 chocoholic countries

(Relaxnews) – In what should come as no surprise, Switzerland has emerged as the home of the most devoted chocoholics in the world, where the average resident ate nearly 12 kg of chocolate in 2012. That’s equivalent to 240 chocolate bars a year. According to figures from Leatherhead Food Research compiled by Confectionerynews.com, here are the […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
ABC plans mini-series from ‘Milk’ screenwriter focusing on gay rights activism

ABC plans mini-series from ‘Milk’ screenwriter focusing on gay rights activism

(Relaxnews) – Dustin Lance Black will team up with the American Broadcasting Company to create a mini-series based on his own life, The Hollywood Reporter writes. After receiving an Oscar for writing “Milk,” the biopic of San Francisco politician and gay rights activist Harvey Milk, Dustin Lance Black will write and produce a new project […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Camping resets your biological clock: study

Camping resets your biological clock: study

(Relaxnews) – Want to be a morning person? A new small study suggests taking a weeklong camping trip to reset your internal biological clock to both wake up earlier and feel more alert when you do. The research from the University of Colorado at Boulder found that subjects who spent more time exposed to natural […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Health and fitness agenda: IDEA World Fitness Convention

Health and fitness agenda: IDEA World Fitness Convention

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, Los Angeles welcomes the IDEA World Fitness Convention while Toronto readies the Canfitpro fitness expo. IDEA World Fitness Convention August 7-11 Los Angeles, California, USA Moving to Los Angeles in 2013, IDEA World Fitness Convention is one of the largest and oldest trade events for fitness professionals. Thousands of influential fitness […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·