A Corvette Stingray that’s double the fun

A Corvette Stingray that’s double the fun

(Relaxnews) – Taking a standard ‘Vette and boosting its power to 700 bph is just the start: Hennessey Performance is also planning a fully road-legal, warranty-compliant 1000bph version of America’s oldest and most iconic sportscar. Just as with smartphones, where every new iPhone launch motivates the hacking community to jailbreak the device as quickly as […]

16.07.2013 · Filled under: Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Heathrow to give away T-shirts celebrating royal baby

Heathrow to give away T-shirts celebrating royal baby

(Relaxnews) – Stacks of boxes filled with celebratory T-shirts for the pending birth of the royal baby are just waiting to be opened at London’s Heathrow Airport and distributed to arriving passengers — any day now. To celebrate the arrival of the royal heir and the third in line to the throne, the London airport […]

16.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars ·
Photo of the day: a royal teddy bear

Photo of the day: a royal teddy bear

(Relaxnews) – Just like this Prince Harry lookalike photographed outside St Mary’s Hospital in London, the world is awaiting the arrival of the royal baby — the first child of Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Will it be a boy? A girl? Will the name be Alexandra? George? Will the […]

16.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars, Photos ·
‘Under the Dome’ is the new summer success series in the US

‘Under the Dome’ is the new summer success series in the US

(Relaxnews) – Based on Stephen King’s book, the series hit almost 18 million American viewers for its first episode, which aired on CBS on June 24. “Under the Dome” boasted 13.53 million viewers who watched the premiere as it aired — the best start for a summer series since 2007. CBS and Nielsen have now […]

16.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
One way to extend your life? Eat nuts: study

One way to extend your life? Eat nuts: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that eating nuts, particularly walnuts, may give you a longer life. In a longitudinal study of more than 7,000 people over 50 years old in Spain, the study found that those who ate nuts more than three times a week had reduced risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease compared […]

16.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA decries verdict in Zimmerman trial

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA decries verdict in Zimmerman trial

LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles is deeply saddened, outraged, and disappointed by the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, who stalked, shot, and killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African American boy. On Saturday, July 13, 2013, a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of any wrongdoing. Our hearts go out to the […]

16.07.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Sarah Lahbati posts bail for libel

Sarah Lahbati posts bail for libel

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Actress Sarah Lahbati has returned to the Philippines to clear her name in connection with a libel case filed against her by an official of her former home network. The 19-year-old actress posted bail for the case at the Makati City Regional Trial Court, hours after she arrived late Thursday in the […]

16.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Dior releases shot of new Robert Pattinson campaign

Dior releases shot of new Robert Pattinson campaign

(Relaxnews) – The British actor was recently announced as the face of Dior Homme, and now the brand has shown off a teaser shot of the upcoming campaign. It’s all been rather smoke and mirrors so far chez Dior. The first rumblings of a link up between the label and actor Robert Pattinson came back in […]

16.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Creditors are harassing me!

Creditors are harassing me!

Attorney Paul Allen answers questions on creditor harassment and bankruptcy protection. Q: Creditors are harassing me – but I lost my job, and cannot pay. How do I stop them calling? A: If you cannot pay your bills, creditors will take steps to collect.  That’s natural, but continued harassment can be emotionally depressing. If you […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Marriott caters to Arabic speakers with new website

Marriott caters to Arabic speakers with new website

(Relaxnews) – In a bid to woo an increasingly important market segment — affluent Arabic speakers and frequent flyers from the Middle East — the Marriott hotel chain has launched its international website in Arabic. The new portal allows Arabic-speaking customers around the world to book stays across the chain’s 3,800 properties in 74 countries. […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Online ·
Apple hiring smartwatch talent

Apple hiring smartwatch talent

(Relaxnews) – Sources claim Apple is looking for help in getting its first wearable technology device ready for a 2014 launch. An article in the Financial Times claims that Apple has been encountering “hard engineering problems that they’re unable to solve” and as a result is set to start recruiting new blood with wearable technology experience in […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Science & Technology ·
Katy Perry unveils new Killer Queen fragrance

Katy Perry unveils new Killer Queen fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Set for release next month, the pop star’s latest perfume was apparently inspired by Freddie Mercury’s famous lyrics. Appearing in a jewelled bottle, apparently inspired by a royal scepter, Killer Queen is Perry’s third fragrance after the feline-inspired Purr (2010) and Meow (2011). And it was the lyrics penned by the famous frontman […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Microsoft slashes price on Surface tablet

Microsoft slashes price on Surface tablet

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Microsoft has quietly cut the price of its entry-level Surface tablet computer by some 30 percent, after surveys indicating sluggish sales. The Surface RT tablet was being sold for as low as $349 for US customers on the Microsoft website on Monday, down from the introductory price last year of $499. The […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Bulgaria opens first cross-country motorway

Bulgaria opens first cross-country motorway

(SOFIA-AFP) – Bulgaria opened its first cross-country motorway on Monday, to link the capital Sofia to the Black Sea city of Burgas. Work on the 360-kilometre (224-mile) southern axis — part of the Pan-European transport Corridor 8 linking the Adriatic to the Black Sea — began in the 1970s. The project was relaunched in 2004 […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Toyota Highlander: a one-off SpongeBob concept

Toyota Highlander: a one-off SpongeBob concept

(Relaxnews) – Toyota unveiled a “SpongeBob” concept car as the new version of the 2014 Highlander for the Padres vs. Giants baseball game in San Diego. Toyota and Nickelodeon teamed up to create this unique vehicle, themed from inside to outside around the famous cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants. The eye-catching result of this partnership will […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Motoring, Sports & Recreation ·
The secret to being satisfied with your life: study

The secret to being satisfied with your life: study

(Relaxnews) – What’s the secret to happiness as you grow older? A new study suggests that during difficult changes as you age, an acceptance of what can’t be changed may be a major predictor of life satisfaction. A team of researchers from Deakin University in Australia examined levels of life satisfaction and perceived control in […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Swiss watchmakers keep cool in wait for Apple smartwatch

Swiss watchmakers keep cool in wait for Apple smartwatch

(ZURICH-AFP) – Swiss watchmakers are warily eyeing Apple’s reported progress towards creating a “smartwatch”, but say they are not too worried about the tech goliath’s likely incursion into their traditional turf. The California-based company has so far been tight-lipped about its suspected plans to wrap some of its popular iPhone and iPad capabilities into a […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Science & Technology ·
Chinese star Han Geng to star in ‘Transformers 4’

Chinese star Han Geng to star in ‘Transformers 4’

(Relaxnews) – Director Michael Bay announced the addition of Han Geng to the cast of “Transformers 4,” in which China will play an essential part. The 29-year-old joins Chinese actress Li Bingbing (“Resident Evil: Retribution”) as part of the cast. A large part of the movie will be shot in China, which is even “a character” in […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, International Stars ·
Rowling’s ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ becomes instant success

Rowling’s ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ becomes instant success

Relaxnews) – Released in April under the Scottish pseudonym of Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling’s crime thriller “The Cuckoo’s Calling” shot to number one on the Amazon US, Amazon UK and Barnes & Noble charts after the secret was let out. Suspicions grew as reviewers were confronted by the novel’s quality, in particular the supposed debut […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Books ·
Yves Saint Laurent’s L’Homme transformed into ‘Parfum Intense’

Yves Saint Laurent’s L’Homme transformed into ‘Parfum Intense’

(Relaxnews) – Yves Saint Laurent has come out with an intense take on its flagship fragrance for men. This potent new scent for the fall season will be going on sale on August 26. L’Homme Parfum Intense was composed by expert noses Anne Flipo and Dominique Ropion. The two perfumers have blended citron, bergamot, black […]

15.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·