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 ·
Southern California Edison Partners with Customers to Conserve Energy

Southern California Edison Partners with Customers to Conserve Energy

ROSEMEAD, Calif., June 17, 2013 — As Southern Californians prepare for summer, Southern California Edison (SCE) is asking customers to be especially conservation-minded to help keep the electric grid stable and reliable during hot weather when energy use spikes, particularly without the power generated from the San Onofre nuclear plant. Last summer, SCE customers saved 300 […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
GRAND PARK TO HOST WEST COAST’S FLAGSHIP NATIONAL DANCE DAY CELEBRATION

GRAND PARK TO HOST WEST COAST’S FLAGSHIP NATIONAL DANCE DAY CELEBRATION

– Thousands Expected to Dance at the Park with Nigel Lythgoe, Adam Shankman and Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo as well as in the Park’s Fountain – LOS ANGELES (June  25, 2013) – Grand Park is inviting dance and fitness lovers of all ages to join in what is expected to be the largest dance celebration […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Videos ·
Elizabeth Banks to wed Brian Wilson on big screen

Elizabeth Banks to wed Brian Wilson on big screen

(Relaxnews) – The American actress has landed the female lead in “Love & Mercy,” a biopic about the Beach Boys’ troubled leader Brian Wilson, reports The Hollywood Reporter. After directing and starring in a segment of the black comedy anthology “Movie 43,” Elizabeth Banks is going to play Brian Wilson’s second wife in this independent […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Keira Knightley to star in ‘The Other Typist’

Keira Knightley to star in ‘The Other Typist’

(Relaxnews) – British actress Keira Knightley will star in and produce a thriller taking place in 1920s New York, says The Hollywood Reporter. Based on the novel by Suzanne Rindell, “The Other Typist” will tell the story of a typist for the New York police who specializes in taking depositions from victims and criminals. Her […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Cameron Diaz will play mean Miss Hannigan in ‘Annie’ remake

Cameron Diaz will play mean Miss Hannigan in ‘Annie’ remake

(Relaxnews) – Despite previous reports that Sandra Bullock would take the role, Cameron Diaz is now set to play Miss Hannigan in the updated version of the musical “Annie,” reports Deadline.com Quvenzhané Wallis (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”) will play the main character, who becomes the protégée of a billionaire played by Jamie Foxx, while […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
US museum puts on major photo show

US museum puts on major photo show

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The Smithsonian American Art Museum marks the 30th anniversary of its photography collection Friday with a major exhibition of 113 works that reflect how the medium has evolved. “A Democracy of Images” includes pictures by Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, Walker Evans, William Eggleston, Robert Frank, Irving Penn, Annie Leibovitz, Edward Weston and Gerry […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Hollywood Stars ·
US fashion photographer Bert Stern dead at 83

US fashion photographer Bert Stern dead at 83

(NEW YORK-AFP) – US fashion photographer Bert Stern, famous for his photos of Marilyn Monroe taken six weeks before her death, has died in New York, his partner told AFP on Thursday. He was 83. “Bert Stern passed yesterday, Wednesday,” Shannah Laumeister said in a brief email. During a career of more than 50 years, […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Books, Hollywood Stars, U.S. News ·
Cycling: The Tour de France jerseys

Cycling: The Tour de France jerseys

(PARIS-AFP) – A list of the Tour de France jerseys and how they are won in the race, to be held June 29-July 21: Yellow jersey (general classification) Regarded as the symbol of the world’s biggest bike race, the yellow jersey, or ‘maillot jaune’ is also the most prestigious. At the end of the race […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Ability to throw was key evolutionary step: study

Ability to throw was key evolutionary step: study

(PARIS-AFP) – The shoulder may have been one of mankind’s greatest evolutionary successes, allowing us to kill prey by hurling spears or rocks, a study said on Wednesday. Focusing on a relatively underappreciated part of the anatomy, scientists said the shoulder was the key part of a throwing mechanism that evolved about two million years […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Japan OKs world’s first iPS stemcell clinical trial

Japan OKs world’s first iPS stemcell clinical trial

(TOKYO-AFP) – Japan has given the green light to the world’s first clinical trial using stem cells harvested from a patient’s own body, officials said Thursday, testing a treatment that may offer hope to millions of people robbed of their sight. A government committee approved proposals for tests aimed at treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD), […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Health & Fitness ·