Tech agenda: Augmented World Expo 2013

Tech agenda: Augmented World Expo 2013

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, the Augmented World Expo 2013, where everything from smart glasses and wearable technology to new and radical ways of interacting with computers and mobile devices will be demonstrated and examined. Augmented World Expo 2013 June 4-5 Santa Clara Convention Center California, United States Everything that draws on technology to add to […]

31.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Happenings, Science & Technology ·
US sci-fi author Jack Vance dies, aged 96

US sci-fi author Jack Vance dies, aged 96

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Tributes poured in Thursday for award-winning US fantasy and science-fiction writer Jack Vance, after he died at home in California aged 96. “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen were among those praising the author, notable for the “Dying Earth” series set in a decaying future world. […]

31.05.2013 · Filled under: Books, Online ·
Nike debuts soccer cleat that feels like playing barefoot

Nike debuts soccer cleat that feels like playing barefoot

(Relaxnews) – A week after Adidas unveiled its Adidas Nitrocharge and the 99g soccer cleat (or football boot), Nike is stepping out with the Nike Hypervenom, a boot built for agility and a barefoot feel. The new “football performance innovation” is made from NikeSkin, which is composed of a hybrid mesh and polyurethane film, in […]

31.05.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Eat the Nordic diet for a healthy heart: study

Eat the Nordic diet for a healthy heart: study

(Relaxnews) – Eating a Nordic diet rich in game, berries, and fish can lower your cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, a new study finds. While the Mediterranean diet, with its olive oil, fish, and fresh vegetables, has long been touted as the ideal eating plan for reducing heart disease, scientists in Finland […]

31.05.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Coach goes baseball crazy for Father’s Day

Coach goes baseball crazy for Father’s Day

(Relaxnews) – The US luxury lifestyle brand Coach has got some fun gifts with a sporty edge this Father’s Day, set for June 16 in the US. The brand has teamed up with some sporting specialists for new baseball-themed Father’s Day gifts, handcrafted in the USA. The three-piece capsule collection contains a baseball bat and […]

31.05.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
WHO urges global ban on all tobacco marketing

WHO urges global ban on all tobacco marketing

(GENEVA-AFP) – Governments worldwide must ban all forms of tobacco marketing, not just billboards and TV ads, as companies find new ways to tap the market, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. Douglas Bettcher, head of the WHO’s non-communicable disease division, said tougher measures were needed to rein in tobacco use, which claims six million […]

31.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
Sochi 2014 Olympic medals unveiled

Sochi 2014 Olympic medals unveiled

(Relaxnews) – Less than a year before the XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the host city’s organizing committee presented on Thursday the medals to be awarded to the winning Olympic and Paralympic athletes. The design pays tribute to the host city on the Black Sea shore, its landscape and various regional cultures. The winners […]

31.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Filipino Superstar Anne Curtis katulong ng Pechanga Resort & Casino sa pagdiriwang ng Araw ng Kasarinlan ng Pilipinas

Filipino Superstar Anne Curtis katulong ng Pechanga Resort & Casino sa pagdiriwang ng Araw ng Kasarinlan ng Pilipinas

Temecula, California (Mayo 15, 2013) – Isang “Double threat” – isang bituin ng pelikula/telebisyon at mang-aawit sa Pilipinas, at isa sa mgapinaka-tanyag na artistang Pilipino na si Anne Curtis ay darating sa Pechanga Resort & Casino para ipagdiwang ang ika-115 na Araw na Kasarinlan ng Pilipinas sa Hunyo 15, 2013 ng alas-otso ng  gabi sa kanyang palabas  na pinamagatang “No Other Concert.”  Ang pangalawang  […]

31.05.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Videos ·
Southern California Edison Advises Californians to Conserve this Summer Season

Southern California Edison Advises Californians to Conserve this Summer Season

The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, which is jointly owned by Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas & Electric and the city of Riverside, has been one of California’s premier energy provision stations since 1968. The station itself generates 2,200 megawatts of power – which in turn is capable of powering over 1.4 million homes. […]

30.05.2013 · Filled under: News ·
High doses of common pain drugs can cause heart attack: study

High doses of common pain drugs can cause heart attack: study

(PARIS-AFP) – High doses of some commonly used pain drugs like ibuprofen can increase heart attacks, strokes and related deaths by about a third, a study warned on Thursday. The drugs, known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), are widely used to manage pain caused by inflammatory disorders. “NSAIDs are very commonly used for both acute […]

30.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Apple launches new entry-level iPod Touch

Apple launches new entry-level iPod Touch

(Relaxnews) – The latest iPod Touch model replaces the existing fourth-generation 16GB model and offers a Retina display and internet connectivity for $229. The fifth-generation iPod Touch, which launched in September 2012 and is based on the same chassis and physical dimensions of the latest iPhone, has just become cheaper and lighter. Apple has added […]

30.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
N. Korea building ‘world-class’ ski resort

N. Korea building ‘world-class’ ski resort

(SEOUL-AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has inspected work on a “world class” ski resort being built as rival South Korea prepares to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, state media reported. Kim visited the construction site on Masik hill in the northeast of the country on Monday, the official Korean Central News Agency […]

30.05.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Talk therapy can help depression, but no one style is best: study

Talk therapy can help depression, but no one style is best: study

(Relaxnews) – Talk therapy, without the use of antidepressant medication, can help boost depression, but no one form of therapy is better than the others, a new Swiss study finds. Jürgen Barth from the University of Bern in Switzerland led a research team to analyze data from 198 published studies involving more than 15,000 patients. […]

30.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Henry Cavill in talks to replace Tom Cruise in ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’

Henry Cavill in talks to replace Tom Cruise in ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’

(Relaxnews) – Hollywood’s new Superman has been tapped to top the bill for this spy film by Guy Ritchie, Variety divulges. British movie actor Henry Cavill, who’ll be flying faster than a silver bullet this summer in “Man of Steel,” is in talks to supersede Tom Cruise as the lead in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” […]

30.05.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Texting before bed linked to higher stress

Texting before bed linked to higher stress

(Relaxnews) – Turns out that surfing the web or sending text messages within two hours of going to bed may be stressing you out, according to a new US study. In a study of more than 500 people, those who used technology before bedtime reported higher levels of stress than those who didn’t, LiveScience reports on May […]

30.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
No more heartthrob roles for Piolo

No more heartthrob roles for Piolo

Piolo Pascual is happy to graduate from “pa-pogi” roles, with no less than a crime-thriller participating in the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival marking his latest portrayal. “Masaya ako, kasi it’s something that I’ve always wanted to do, something out of the box, something na hindi mo ini-expect, parang hindi pa-pogi, para maiba naman,” Pascual […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
GRAND PARK TO LIGHT UP DOWNTOWN WITH PARK’S FIRST-EVER 4TH OF JULY BLOCK PARTY

GRAND PARK TO LIGHT UP DOWNTOWN WITH PARK’S FIRST-EVER 4TH OF JULY BLOCK PARTY

Free Event on All Four Blocks of the Park Honors the Global Nature of the Community with World Music, Food, Lights, Projections and Pyrotechnics to Delight All Ages and Spotlight Los Angeles WHAT: Grand Park’s 4th of July Block Party http://grandparkla.org/ offers Angelenos a new way to experience downtown and celebrate the Fourth.  A highly dynamic and creative use […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Julia Barretto to star in ‘Cofradia’ remake

Julia Barretto to star in ‘Cofradia’ remake

Young actress Julia Barretto is set to topbill a TV series for the first time. Barretto will take on the title character in ABS-CBN’s upcoming series “Cofradia,” which is based on the Dominador Ad Castillo novel of the same title. It tells the story of Cofradia, a young woman who is afraid to fall in […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
S. Korea’s plastic surgery fad goes extreme

S. Korea’s plastic surgery fad goes extreme

(SEOUL-AFP) – South Korea’s obsession with plastic surgery is moving on from standard eye and nose jobs to embrace a radical surgical procedure that requires months of often painful recovery. A stream of celebrities boast on TV shows how it gave them a “new life,” while advertisements extolling its cosmetic benefits are everywhere from street […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Alibaba aims to deliver to any city in China in 24 hours with new service

Alibaba aims to deliver to any city in China in 24 hours with new service

(Relaxnews) – E-commerce conglomerate the Alibaba Group has just launched a new delivery network which, when completed, will be able to deliver shipments to any city within China in 24 hours. The new delivery network, announced by the Alibaba Group, will be known as the China Smart Logistics Network (abbreviated to CSN). It is headed by […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Services ·