Most women say high heels start to hurt after an hour

Most women say high heels start to hurt after an hour

(Relaxnews) – If you’ve ever suffered foot problems from wearing a gorgeous pair of heels, you’re certainly in good company. Most women report that high heels start to hurt after one hour and six minutes, while 20 percent say that they can feel the pain after just 10 minutes. In a new British survey of […]

10.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Recurrent pneumonia not common: lung expert

Recurrent pneumonia not common: lung expert

(JOHANNESBURG-AFP) – Pneumonia is one of the most common of lung infections among the elderly but concerns of underlying conditions arise when it recurs, a leading South African pulmonologist said Sunday. Nelson Mandela was admitted Saturday in a “serious but stable” condition for a recurrent lung infection. It is his fourth hospital stay since December […]

10.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, International Stars, News ·
World Tourism Day 2013 asks travelers to reduce water footprint

World Tourism Day 2013 asks travelers to reduce water footprint

(Relaxnews) – From wearing water-resistant sunblock to taking a shower instead of a bath, travelers will be reminded to be responsible consumers in the wake of a water scarcity crisis that threatens parts of the world for World Tourism Day. For  the 2013 edition of the United Nation’s World Tourism Day, both the tourism  industry and […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, World News ·
New magazine launching for Paris couture week

New magazine launching for Paris couture week

(Relaxnews) – This year’s haute couture shows in the ‘City of Light’ will see a new bilingual fashion magazine hit the streets. Titled Paris Haute, the new highbrow title will be launched to accompany the city’s famed haute couture schedule. A fresh new daily, in tabloid format and printed on matte paper, the English/French publication […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online ·
Health/fitness apps: Workout (7 Minute Body Fitness Exercise), Anti Snore

Health/fitness apps: Workout (7 Minute Body Fitness Exercise), Anti Snore

(Relaxnews) – Top health and fitness apps in this week’s iTunes charts include an app for a seven-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout and an app that claims to help you stop snoring. Here are details on a selection of top ten iTunes paid and free health and fitness apps by country for the week, […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
Ben & Jerry’s creates ice cream flavors for US cities

Ben & Jerry’s creates ice cream flavors for US cities

(Relaxnews) – If New York City were an ice cream flavor, what would it be? That’s the question Ben & Jerry’s is asking its fans in a new marketing pitch billed as the first crowd-sourced campaign that will allow residents in five cities across the US to create a new ice cream flavor via the […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Kickstarter project aims to bring time-lapse photography to smartphones

Kickstarter project aims to bring time-lapse photography to smartphones

(Relaxnews) – A Kickstarter project begun by two PHD candidates — Daniel Aharoni and Zhiping Chen from the University of California, Los Angeles — aims to raise the $75,000 needed to create Spinpod, a device designed by Aharoni and Chen to bring time-lapse photography to smartphones. Spinpod is a circular device with a depth of […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology, Videos ·
‘Britain’s Got Talent’ show won by… Hungarians

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ show won by… Hungarians

(LONDON-AFP) – A troupe of Hungarian shadow dancers won the television show “Britain’s Got Talent” on Saturday — outshining a slew of homegrown performers and leaving viewers wondering if the programme’s name could do with a change. The eight-member dance group, named Attraction, beat ten British acts to win the public vote on the primetime […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: International Stars ·
For mystic life and a spiritual tune-up, go to Brasilia

For mystic life and a spiritual tune-up, go to Brasilia

(BRASILIA-AFP) – Brazil’s capital is well known for the modern architecture of its designer, the late Oscar Niemeyer. But mystic types come for a different kind of thrill, like communicating with the spirits. The greater Brasilia area has around nearly 1,000 worship sites for every possible faith in the country with, at least nominally, the […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Offbeat ·
Pie in the sky with DomiCopter

Pie in the sky with DomiCopter

(Relaxnews) – Pizza deliveries take to the air with Domino’s DomiCopter, a remote-controlled drone aircraft modified to deliver deep pan and thin crust payloads. The result of what Domino’s UK calls “exciting technological research,” though what many readers will probably describe as a clever publicity stunt, The DomiCopter can climb at high speeds to high […]

Cool down with a dill pickle or peanut butter and curry popsicle

Cool down with a dill pickle or peanut butter and curry popsicle

(Relaxnews) – After gelato, frozen yogurt and shaved ice comes the ‘artisanal popsicle,’ the latest frozen treat expected to heat up summer menus this year. Restaurants and chefs are getting creative with flavor pairings, freezing flavors like Thai basil, tamarind lime and coconut into popsicle form at a Vietnamese restaurant in Brooklyn, for example, or […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Tom Hardy joins the yakuza in ‘The Outsider’

Tom Hardy joins the yakuza in ‘The Outsider’

(Relaxnews) – This crime drama will mark Japanese director Takashi Miike’s first foray into English-language cinema, reports Deadline.com. Tom Hardy has signed up for the lead in this indie thriller produced by Joel Silver (“Die Hard,” “Sherlock Holmes”). In this original screenplay by Andrew Baldwin, the English actor plays a US veteran who joins the […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New York readies major Le Corbusier show

New York readies major Le Corbusier show

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Nearly half a century after his death, New York’s Museum of Modern Art will pay homage to celebrated French architect and designer Le Corbusier in a major exhibit that opens next week. The extensive show will focus on the way Le Corbusier viewed and observed different landscapes throughout his career, featuring his […]

09.06.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
No more politics for Christopher de Leon

No more politics for Christopher de Leon

SANDY Andolong said that her husband actor Christopher “Boyet” de Leon is keen to stay out of politics in the coming years. Sandy said Christopher is doing great and is now focusing on his television commitments after his failed congressional bid in the 2nd district of Batangas. “Nobody is really sad. Yung point of view […]

08.06.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
New TV series billed as ‘Sex in the City’ for women in food

New TV series billed as ‘Sex in the City’ for women in food

(Relaxnews) – A new reality TV series that follows the lives of five single women in Los Angeles as they try to “claw their way to the top” of the food scene is being pitched as “Sex in the City” meets “Eat, Pray, Love.” In a riff on Elizabeth Gilbert’s runaway best-selling book, “Eat, Drink, […]

08.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books, Food & Dining ·
Formula One stalls in Bangkok as law bans car racing

Formula One stalls in Bangkok as law bans car racing

(BANGKOK-AFP) – Bangkok’s chances of hosting a lucrative Formula One race have faded after planners banned car racing from the city’s historic quarter, officials said Friday. The city was touted to host a landmark F1 night race in 2015, with a track mooted for the tourist area around the Grand Palace and a number of […]

08.06.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Psy gives crash course on Korea to promote tourism

Psy gives crash course on Korea to promote tourism

(Relaxnews) – Korea’s tourism board has released the first promotional video featuring the country’s international ambassador to the world, Psy, condensing the country’s culture and assets into ‘Wiki Korea’ soundbites for the uninitiated. It’s a crash course on the rising Asian powerhouse squeezed into a one-and-a-half minute YouTube clip that touches on the country’s gastronomy, […]

08.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, International Stars, Music, Videos ·
World’s biggest mall and Ferris wheel planned for Las Vegas

World’s biggest mall and Ferris wheel planned for Las Vegas

(Relaxnews) – Plans are afoot to build a mega-resort that would house the world’s largest shopping mall, the world’s largest Ferris wheel, sports arenas and theme parks — and this time, it’s not in the Middle East. Bahamas-based Eurasia Resorts has released details on its next project that will transform 1,200 hectares of space not […]

08.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Ralph Lauren launches Polo Red fragrance for men

Ralph Lauren launches Polo Red fragrance for men

(Relaxnews) – Ralph Lauren has released a new high-octane men’s scent inspired by the designer’s love of classic cars. Soundtracked by “Cut Me Some Slack,” the rock anthem produced when Paul McCartney teamed up with former Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear, the 1 minute 20 second video advertising Ralph Lauren’s new […]

08.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Videos ·
One Direction unveils fragrance

One Direction unveils fragrance

(Relaxnews) – The British-Irish superstars have announced details of their upcoming fragrance, Our Moment. Bandmembers Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Harry Styles hosted a special event at ‘The Gherkin’, the Swiss Re skyscraper in London, to unveil the new fragrance, named after the song “Moments” on the group’s first album. Created […]

08.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Music ·