Marriage rate in US plummets

Marriage rate in US plummets

(Relaxnews) – Matching the trends happening in Europe, fewer US women are getting married and they’re waiting longer to tie the knot, according to new data released Thursday. The marriage rate in the US is currently 31.01, the lowest it’s been in over a century, according to the National Center for Family and Marriage Center […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Britain’s mothers’ army feeling for mum-to-be Kate

Britain’s mothers’ army feeling for mum-to-be Kate

(LONDON-AFP) – The Duchess of Cambridge lives a very different life to most mums-to-be, but Britain’s army of mothers has been captivated by her pregnancy — and is ready to rally around to help her bring up the new heir. Social media has been abuzz with every detail of Prince William and his wife Catherine’s […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, International Stars, Online ·
ZTE makes big statement in India with Grand X smartphone launch

ZTE makes big statement in India with Grand X smartphone launch

(Relaxnews) – A high specification device is one of six phones launched Friday that have been especially adapted to meet Indian consumer needs — in tems of both price and performance. The Grand X features a 5-inch HD display and a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor plus 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. It […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
EU bans raft of dangerous chemicals from toys

EU bans raft of dangerous chemicals from toys

(BRUSSELS-AFP) – Children’s toys need to comply as of Saturday with a new Europe-wide ban on dozens of chemical substances scientists say could trigger cancer, harm fertility or unleash allergies, the European Commission said. “Substances which are carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic to reproduction as well as 55 allergenic fragrances are now banned from use in […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, World News ·
One Direction releases ‘Best Song Ever’ audio video

One Direction releases ‘Best Song Ever’ audio video

(Relaxnews) – Boy band One Direction has released an audio video for the group’s latest track, titled “Best Song Ever.” The band has been teasing fans with snippets of the forthcoming single, “Best Song Ever,” for the past few weeks, but the official audio video for the full single is now available atyoutube.com/watch?v=-zCF1-emakY The single […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Videos ·
Photo of the day: Spider-Man – ordinary commuter?

Photo of the day: Spider-Man – ordinary commuter?

(Relaxnews) – Where is Spider-Man headed? Is he going on vacation? No, he’s just off to San Diego’s Comic-Con event, which kicked off Thursday and runs through Sunday. Close to 130,000 comic book, movie, and pop culture fans gather in California for this annual event which also hosts a large number of sneak peeks and […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Film, Hollywood Stars, Offbeat, Online ·
What your favorite ice cream flavor says about you

What your favorite ice cream flavor says about you

(Relaxnews) – Are you impulsive and an idealist? Chances are your favorite ice cream flavor is vanilla. On the other hand, is your go-to flavor at the ice cream parlor strawberry? You’re more likely to be tolerant, devoted and an introvert. At least that’s according to “smell and taste expert” Dr. Alan Hirsch, who was […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Food & Dining, Offbeat, Online ·
Personality may predict your love of spicy food

Personality may predict your love of spicy food

(Relaxnews) – Your preference for spicy versus bland food may be determined by your personality type, a new US study finds. Presented at this week’s Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago, the research has found a correlation between personality types and hot-spice preferences, with thrill seekers more likely to want […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL ATTENDS 27th ANNIVERSARY OF OLD FORT MACARTHUR DAYS 2013

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL ATTENDS 27th ANNIVERSARY OF OLD FORT MACARTHUR DAYS 2013

Los Angeles, 16 July 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles attended the 27th Anniversary of the Old Fort MacArthur Days held at the Fort MacArthur Museum and the Historic Osgood-Farley Battery Site in San Pedro, Los Angeles County on 13 July 2013. The Consulate representatives were led by Deputy Consul General Daniel […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Master stylist Marlou Colina unveils  ‘make up 101’ Sept 8

Master stylist Marlou Colina unveils ‘make up 101’ Sept 8

COLINA Salon, in cooperation with Colina Cosmetics, unveils the biggest make-up event of the year: “Make-up 101,” to be held on September 8, 2013, from 1pm to 7pm, at Double Tree Hotel Norwalk, 13111 Sycamore Dr., Norwalk CA 90650 Conducted by celebrity make-up guru Marlou Colina, the one-day intensive make-up workshop will cover Theory, Stage-Demo, and Class […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Video: Jennifer Garner for Max Mara

Video: Jennifer Garner for Max Mara

(Relaxnews) – Actress Jennifer Garner is the star of a new campaign for Italian luxury brand Max Mara, with the label officially launching the campaign Thursday at a glamorous dinner in New York City and releasing a video. “We are pleased to announce Jennifer Garner as the new face of our #MaxMara Accessories Campaign,” tweeted the brand earlier […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Karylle avoids ‘oversharing’ about love life

Karylle avoids ‘oversharing’ about love life

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Singer-actress Karylle is holding back on giving details about her love life after her previous relationship ended in controversy. Although considered an “open secret,” the 32-year-old “It’s Showtime” host refuses to publicly confirm her relationship with Sponge Cola frontman Yael Yuzon. Speaking with reporters on Thursday, Karylle explained why she chooses to […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
New Zealand clamps down on ‘legal’ highs

New Zealand clamps down on ‘legal’ highs

(WELLINGTON-AFP) – New Zealand introduced a new law on Thursday which bans the use of drugs offering so-called “legal” highs unless manufacturers can provide clinical evidence that they are safe. The law imposes strict controls on products such as synthetic cannabis and legal “party pills”, which mimic the effects of drugs like ecstasy without using […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
Trailer: Idris Elba embodies the spirit of Nelson Mandela

Trailer: Idris Elba embodies the spirit of Nelson Mandela

(Relaxnews) – The first full-length trailer for “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” has hit the internet. Following a short teaser, the Weinstein Company took the opportunity of Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday on Thursday, July 18, to release an extended look into the hotly anticipated biopic. In 2’30”, the video touches on the highlights of Mandela’s life as […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
NASA urges first inter-planetary photobomb

NASA urges first inter-planetary photobomb

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Two NASA spacecraft are about to take pictures of the Earth for planetary science research, and the US space agency is encouraging people worldwide to jump into the shot. “Consider it the first interplanetary photobomb,” NASA said. The first chance is on Friday, July 19, from 21:27 to 21:47 GMT, when the Cassini […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
Butter London reveals new Pop Art-inspired summer shades

Butter London reveals new Pop Art-inspired summer shades

(Relaxnews) - Butter London has released a new set of bright, Pop Art-inspired nail lacquers and liquid lipsticks. The limited edition shades will give your summer beauty looks a London twist. “When it comes to adding a pop of colour, there’s no better place than your lips or tips,” said Katie Hughes, the brand’s Global Colour Ambassador. […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online ·
Eating some fish during pregnancy can curb anxiety: study

Eating some fish during pregnancy can curb anxiety: study

(Relaxnews) – Eating one serving of fish a week during pregnancy may lower a mother-to-be’s anxiety, a new Brazilian study finds. Findings showed that pregnant women who never or rarely ate dark or oily fish (salmon and tuna, for example) were 53 percent more likely to experience high levels of anxiety in their third trimester […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
President Aquino says his State of the Nation Address to reflect the country’s real status, administation’s commitments

President Aquino says his State of the Nation Address to reflect the country’s real status, administation’s commitments

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said that next Monday’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) will reflect the real status of the country as well as his administration’s commitments and principles to achieve an inclusive growth. In his speech during the celebration of the 67th Founding Anniversary of the University of the […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
New PowerDock can charge five devices simultaneously

New PowerDock can charge five devices simultaneously

(Relaxnews) – Optimized for Apple devices but compatible with Kindle tablets and a host of Android devices, Griffin’s latest accessory safely recharges gadgets from a single power socket. From smartphones and mp3 players to tablets, cameras and notebooks, pretty much all consumer devices are now battery powered and operated. And the result is that at […]

18.07.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
HTC launches smaller flagship phone

HTC launches smaller flagship phone

(Relaxnews) – With One Mini, HTC becomes the latest phone maker to adopt the miniaturization trend. The One Mini follows the same external design cues and ergonomic proportions of its bigger brother, the HTC One, and on the inside uses the same custom skin, Beats Audio technology, and user interface. However, the smaller device’s size […]

18.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·