Staying up late can lead to weight gain: study

Staying up late can lead to weight gain: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that staying up late — because of studying, working late, traveling, or just being a night owl — can lead to weight gain because people tend to crave junk food in the wee hours of the morning. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in the US found that subjects […]

02.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Nike reveals new soccer ball

Nike reveals new soccer ball

(Relaxnews) – Just as many soccer pros start pre-season training, Nike has unveiled the new ball that they’ll be kicking around. This season, England’s Premier League, Spain’s La Liga, Italy’s Serie A, and the Brazilian league will all be playing with the new Nike Incyte Ball, which the company claims is the most technologically advanced […]

02.07.2013 · Filled under: Online, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Jimmy Choo launches fruity/floral flanker of flagship perfume

Jimmy Choo launches fruity/floral flanker of flagship perfume

(Relaxnews) – Jimmy Choo, famed for its ultra-high-end women’s shoes, has disclosed the details of its third fragrance, a limited-edition flanker of its very first perfume. Directly inspired by the luscious leathers of the brand’s collections, this new fruity/floral essence hits the market August 1. The limited-edition Exotic fragrance was developed by professional perfumers Olivier […]

02.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
In Asia, ancient writing collides with the digital age

In Asia, ancient writing collides with the digital age

(TOKYO-AFP) – As a schoolboy, Akihiro Matsumura spent hundreds of hours learning the intricate Chinese characters that make up a part of written Japanese. Now, the graduate student can rely on his smartphone, tablet and laptop to remember them for him. “Sometimes I don’t even bother to take notes in seminars. I just take out […]

01.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Art, Books, Destinations, Online, Science & Technology ·
Lessons at home and homework at school in US

Lessons at home and homework at school in US

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – When April Burton explains the intricacies of French grammar to her American classroom, the students are at home, in front of their computer or smartphone. As for the homework, they will do it the following day, at school, thanks to the “flipped” classrooms approach made possible thanks to new technologies that are transforming […]

01.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Armani to launch luxury chocolates for Ramadan

Armani to launch luxury chocolates for Ramadan

(Relaxnews) – Italian designer Giorgio Armani is set to launch a line of luxury chocolates especially for the Muslim holiday of Ramadan. The limited-edition boxes of chocolate pralines are alcohol-free and filled with dried fruits and honey, infused with saffron and cardamom, and decorated in emerald green sugar, reports gourmet food blog Fine Dining Lovers. Bonbons […]

01.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Food & Dining, Online ·
Next iPhone could be controlled with head movements

Next iPhone could be controlled with head movements

(Relaxnews) – Developers have unearthed more settings in the latest beta version of iOS 7, the operating system that will power the next iPhone and iPad and that will also be released to existing iDevice owners later this year. Discovered by an anonymous tipster, the feature allows users to control their devices with left-or-right head […]

01.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
‘The Hunger Games’: Julianne Moore could be Panem’s president

‘The Hunger Games’: Julianne Moore could be Panem’s president

(Relaxnews) – Julianne Moore could take part in the last two movies of the saga starring Jennifer Lawrence. While Jodie Foster was previously approached to play Alma Coin, Julianne Moore has reportedly now been asked to take the part of this scheming politician who briefly becomes president of Panem, the setting of Suzanne Collins’s novels, […]

01.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Japan robot says space mission ‘big stride’ for androids

Japan robot says space mission ‘big stride’ for androids

(TOKYO-AFP) – A talking robot that will accompany a Japanese astronaut in space this summer says the cosmic tour will be one giant leap for androids everywhere. In a scene straight out of Star Wars, the pint-sized KIROBO fielded questions from curious journalists who asked what it was going to do in space. “This may […]

01.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Azzaro’s latest men’s fragrance celebrates friendship

Azzaro’s latest men’s fragrance celebrates friendship

(Relaxnews) – The Italian design company expands its Chrome fragrance line with an eau de toilette honoring male friendship, Chrome United. Developed by Richard Ibanez, the fragrance is a unique marriage of Sichuan pepper and coriander, complemented by notes of bergamot recalling the scent of the original Chrome. This combination is enhanced by extracts of […]

01.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Videos ·
Oily fish helps fight breast cancer

Oily fish helps fight breast cancer

(PARIS, France-AFP) – Eating a portion of tuna, salmon, sardines or other oily fish once or twice a week reduces the risk of breast cancer, according to a review published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on Thursday. Researchers based in China looked at 26 previously published studies covering more than 800,000 volunteers in the […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Luxury hotel chain launches wine club

Luxury hotel chain launches wine club

(Relaxnews) – Hotel chain JW Marriott is the latest luxury property brand to launch a club for its wine-loving guests which includes home delivery of specially curated bottles and accompanying recipe ideas. The JWM Wine Club is being launched in collaboration with Treasury Wine Estates, a global wine company with an international portfolio of New […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Online ·
Could video games be the key to a healthier lifestyle?

Could video games be the key to a healthier lifestyle?

(Relaxnews) – The market for ‘active’ video games is growing rapidly and could be key to improving young people’s lifestyles, according to a new report released by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN). “The enthusiasm surrounding active video games is fundamentally transforming how we play and […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Games, Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Natalie Portman is the new face of Rouge Dior

Natalie Portman is the new face of Rouge Dior

(Relaxnews) – The French luxury brand chose American actress Natalie Portman to promote its iconic lipstick. Natalie Portman has been the face of Dior beauty for three years and appears in the campaign for the Miss Dior fragrance. The complete Rouge Dior campaign is not yet revealed, although Dior has unveiled a sultry black and […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Finnish teens drinking and smoking less: study

Finnish teens drinking and smoking less: study

(HELSINKI-AFP) – Finnish teens are drinking and smoking less, a study published on Wednesday showed, attributing the decline to advertising restrictions, increased controls and higher sales taxes on the products. The trend was welcomed in Finland, where “binge-drinking and alcohol consumption remains relatively high” compared to the rest of Europe, the authors of the study, […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Singapore gripped by Hello Kitty frenzy

Singapore gripped by Hello Kitty frenzy

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Tempers flared and police had to be called in Thursday as anxious Singaporeans rushed to McDonald’s outlets to buy Hello Kitty plush toys being sold by the fastfood chain as a promotion. Hundreds had begun queueing from Wednesday night to get their hands on a kitten in a skeleton outfit, depicting a character […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online ·
Twitter index: Demi Lovato drops audio video for ‘Made in the USA’

Twitter index: Demi Lovato drops audio video for ‘Made in the USA’

(Relaxnews) – On Friday, June 28, Twitter users are getting excited about singer-songwriter Demi Lovato and discussing the appearance of “Sesame Street” characters Bert and Ernie on the cover of The New Yorker. Lovato has just released the audio-only video for her track “Made in the USA” from her album “Demi,” which was released on […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
DISCHARGE  THE SECOND MORTGAGE AND KEEP THE HOUSE!

DISCHARGE THE SECOND MORTGAGE AND KEEP THE HOUSE!

Discharging a Deed of Trust in bankruptcy! A second or third mortgage can be stripped off the title of your home, and discharged as unsecured debt in a chapter 13 bankruptcy. Imagine, your house is worth less than you owe, and now you can strip part of what you owe and still keep the property. […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
CalEPA Creates New Environmental Justice Working Group

CalEPA Creates New Environmental Justice Working Group

SACRAMENTO ­– California Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Matthew Rodriquez today announced the formation of a new agency-wide working group to improve compliance with state environmental laws in California communities most burdened by pollution. The new Environmental Justice Compliance and Enforcement Working Group, part of an ongoing effort to integrate environmental justice considerations into CalEPA’s mission, […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Environment ·
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ will heat up cinemas in August 2014

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ will heat up cinemas in August 2014

(Relaxnews) – The movie adaptation of the erotic novel is due on August 1, 2014 in the US, reports Focus Features and Universal Pictures International. Sam Taylor-Johnson (“Nowhere Boy”) will be directing the first chapter of the passionate relationship between Anastasia Steele, sweet and innocent college graduate, and Christian Grey, billionaire and fan of S&M. […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·