Cook with vegetable fats for a healthy heart: study

Cook with vegetable fats for a healthy heart: study

(Relaxnews) – People should feel guilt-free when cooking with vegetable fats like canola, corn and sunflower oils, which can actually be heart-healthy, suggests a team of US experts. Not all fats are created equal, say researchers from the University of Missouri and the University of Illinois. But vegetable fats have been unfairly vilified and lumped […]

12.06.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Yves Saint Laurent launches Orient-inspired fragrance trio

Yves Saint Laurent launches Orient-inspired fragrance trio

(Relaxnews) – Following Estée Lauder’s Amber Mystique, Yves Saint Laurent has taken inspiration from the Orient to create the Oriental Collection, a fragrance trio based on rose, leather and white flowers and featuring notes such as oud wood, violet leaves and pink pepper. Developed by nose Alberto Morillas, Majestic Rose is based on the queen of flowers, […]

12.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
1984′ sales skyrocket in wake of US spy scandal

1984′ sales skyrocket in wake of US spy scandal

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Big brother is watching — sales of George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984″ have skyrocketed in the wake of revelations of US government surveillance. The centennial edition of the novel surged 7,005 percent on Amazon, according to the online retailer’s “Mover and Shakers in Books” page that monitors biggest gainers in sales rank compared […]

12.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Online ·
Most expensive and affordable travel destinations this summer

Most expensive and affordable travel destinations this summer

(Relaxnews) – If your travel plans include a stop to Oslo this summer be prepared to empty your pockets, as the Norwegian capital has emerged as the most expensive travel destination in the world this summer in TripAdvisor’s latest price index. After looking at the cost for a one-night stay for two people in a […]

12.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations ·
Piolo’s son also wants to join showbiz

Piolo’s son also wants to join showbiz

Actor Piolo Pascual has vowed to support the dreams of his son Iñigo, who has signified his desire to follow his father’s footsteps in show business. “Hindi ko alam kung saan niya nga nakuha ‘yon, pero gustong-gusto niyang mag-artista,” Pascual said as he renewed his contract with ABS-CBN. Pascual was accompanied by Inigo, who is […]

11.06.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Maricar Reyes, Richard Poon tie knot

Maricar Reyes, Richard Poon tie knot

KAPAMILYA actress Maricar Reyes and crooner Richard Poon tied the knot Sunday. In a private Christian ceremony held at The Bellevue in Alabang, the couple of one-year exchanged their wedding vows in front of family and close friends from in and out of show business. Cornerstone Talent Management Center, the agency handling Maricar’s career, and […]

11.06.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Balita Media, Inc. and Pechanga Resort & Casino announces the winners of the Anne Curtis “Annebisyosa” No Other Concert Contest

Balita Media, Inc. and Pechanga Resort & Casino announces the winners of the Anne Curtis “Annebisyosa” No Other Concert Contest

On June 7th, Balita Media, Inc., in cooperation with Pechanga Resort & Casino concluded its Anne Curtis “Annebisyosa” No Other Concert ticket giveaway and selected eleven winners. The first eight of these eleven winners will see Anne Curtis perform live with her special guests, Nina and Derek Ramsay at the Pechanga Theater. The remaining three […]

11.06.2013 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings ·
Diet change boosts survival in men with prostate cancer

Diet change boosts survival in men with prostate cancer

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Men who ate more healthy fats from vegetables, nuts and olive oil after a diagnosis of prostate cancer saw better survival rates than peers whose diets were unchanged, a US study said Monday. The findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine suggest that dietary improvements can be an […]

11.06.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
“We are for Peace but be Prepared to Defend PH Territory,” Cuisia Tells Crew of Ramon Alcaraz

“We are for Peace but be Prepared to Defend PH Territory,” Cuisia Tells Crew of Ramon Alcaraz

CHARLESTON, South Carolina—The Philippines will exert all efforts to ease tensions in the West Philippine Sea but it will also defend its territory if needed, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. told the officers and crew of the country’s newest warship, the BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), on the eve of its departure for Manila. “As you know, there […]

11.06.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Credit after Bankruptcy – Yes you can !

Credit after Bankruptcy – Yes you can !

After a debtor receives a discharge in bankruptcy, creditors whose debts are discharged are required to report that the account has a zero balance. The fact of the filing itself can remain on the credit report for 10 years from the date it was filed. A debtor interested in re-establishing credit after bankruptcy should obtain […]

10.06.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Cadbury maker to launch chocolate that can withstand heat

Cadbury maker to launch chocolate that can withstand heat

(Relaxnews) – After nearly 10 years of research, the makers of Cadbury and Toblerone chocolates say they’re close to introducing a heat-resistant chocolate to the world. The world’s leading chocolate, biscuit and candy company, Mondelez International told Reuters that its latest creation can withstand temperatures as high as 40C (104F) without melting. The heat-resistant chocolate […]

10.06.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Online ·
Phablets to the fore

Phablets to the fore

(Relaxnews) – Phablets were tipped as one of the defining smartphone trends of 2013 and it would appear that Sony and HTC are the latest to push the boundaries between phone and tablet with their upcoming devices. Information has surfaced via a JP Morgan research note of a phablet based on the HTC One — but with […]

10.06.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
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 ·