Want your kids to drink less soda? Turn off the TV

Want your kids to drink less soda? Turn off the TV

(Relaxnews) – Children who spend more time in front of the TV are more likely to consume sugary beverages, says a new study out of Sweden. The reason? The more screen time, the higher their exposure to TV ads that bombard impressionable young minds with images of junk food, juice and sweets, reason the authors […]

05.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Ian Somerhalder joins ‘The Anomaly’ by Noel Clarke

Ian Somerhalder joins ‘The Anomaly’ by Noel Clarke

(Relaxnews) – The star of “The Vampire Diaries” will team up with Luke Hemsworth from “Hunger Games” for a terrorism-themed action thriller, according to film production company Unstoppable Entertainment. Currently being filmed in London, “The Anomaly” tells the story of a traumatized ex-soldier who wakes up in the back of a van next to a […]

05.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
LOCAL ASIAN TV STATION STEPS UP ITS CAMPAIGN AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

LOCAL ASIAN TV STATION STEPS UP ITS CAMPAIGN AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

KSCI-TV LA 18 to Broadcast “Telethon for Change, Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence” Live on Saturday, June 22, 2013, 3-5pm PST Los Angeles—KSCI-TV LA 18 (LA 18), Los Angeles’ #1 Asian TV station, will air a telethon to raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Asian American community for the second year in […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Dunkin’ Donuts rolls out glazed donut, bacon and egg sandwich

Dunkin’ Donuts rolls out glazed donut, bacon and egg sandwich

(Relaxnews) – In the latest trend of sandwiches gone rogue, Dunkin’ Donuts has launched a bacon and egg breakfast sandwich that replaces buns with a glazed donut. Starting June 6, customers in the US will be able to tuck into the sweet and savory portable breakfast meal that consists of a fried egg and cherrywood-smoked […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,’ ‘The Bridge,’ ‘Under the Dome’ among most promising new series

‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,’ ‘The Bridge,’ ‘Under the Dome’ among most promising new series

(Relaxnews) – The Broadcast Television Journalists’ Association (BTJA) has announced six nominees for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Most Exciting New Series: “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,” “The Bridge,” “Under the Dome,” “The Michael J. Fox Show,” “Ray Donovan” and “Masters of Sex” will all be in the running for the award on June 10. […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Debt Collection and Bankruptcy

Debt Collection and Bankruptcy

If you, like so many Americans today, have found yourself in financial trouble, you are not alone. People that felt they have done everything right and now find themselves unable to make ends meet. People that are new to these types of financial troubles may have never experienced credit card companies calling and demanding payment. […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Skirt-clad Romanian women promote ‘stylish’ cycling

Skirt-clad Romanian women promote ‘stylish’ cycling

BUCHAREST-AFP) – More than 1,500 Romanian women in colourful skirts and high heels cycled through the country’s main cities to promote urban biking as a “stylish and fun” way of transport. The event, called SkirtBike, “aims to celebrate the independence and empowerment that cycling can provide to all women and to encourage those who do […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Environment, Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·
At long last, U2 back with new album mixed by Danger Mouse

At long last, U2 back with new album mixed by Danger Mouse

(Relaxnews) – U2, who’ve been keeping a low profile since 2009 when their last album “No Line On The Horizon” came out, are working on a new album due out in a few months, reveals The Hollywood Reporter. Bono’s band could be returning center-stage on the world music scene by the fall. One of the […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music ·
Bollywood actress Jiah Khan commits suicide: police

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan commits suicide: police

(MUMBAI-AFP) – Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, who made her debut starring opposite acting legend Amitabh Bachchan, died in an apparent suicide at her home in the Indian city of Mumbai, police said on Tuesday. The 25-year-old Khan, who grew up in London before moving to India for a career in Bollywood, was found dead in […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: International Stars ·
Solar plane lands in US Midwest after storms

Solar plane lands in US Midwest after storms

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The Solar Impulse, a single-person solar-powered aircraft piloted by a Swiss adventurer, landed in St. Louis, Missouri early Tuesday on the third leg of a transcontinental flight after over 21 hours in the air. The organizer’s ground crew rushed out on the tarmac of the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport when the aircraft, which […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Science & Technology ·
CFDA awards: the winners

CFDA awards: the winners

(Relaxnews) – The annual awards hosted by the Council of Fashion Designers of America celebrate the creative achievements of the the US fashion industry with a glamorous and star-studded bash. This year was no different; notable winners announced Monday night in New York City include the Proenza Schouler boys Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez who […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Photos ·
Vegetarians live longer and prosper: study

Vegetarians live longer and prosper: study

(Relaxnews) – Want to live longer and keep the grim reaper at bay? A new study suggests dropping meat from your diet. After following more than 70,000 men and women over six years, researchers at Loma Linda University in California —  a Seventh-Day Adventist health institution — concluded that those who followed vegetarian lifestyles had […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
President Aquino signs a new law institutionalizing the Palarong Pambansa

President Aquino signs a new law institutionalizing the Palarong Pambansa

MANILA, June 1 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has signed a new law institutionalizing the conduct of the Palarong Pambansa to improve the physical, intellectual and social well-being of the youth. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said during the regular press briefing in Malacanang on Friday the Chief Executive signed on May 27 […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Maja reacts to Gerald’s confession

Maja reacts to Gerald’s confession

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Maja Salvador said she is at a loss for words when met with greetings on her relationship with Gerald Anderson, which the actor recently confirmed. At the sidelines of the filming of her upcoming big-screen project with Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Wednesday, the 24-year-old actress was asked for her reaction to her […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
General anaesthesia boosts dementia risks for elderly

General anaesthesia boosts dementia risks for elderly

(PARIS, France-AFP) – General anaesthesia for the elderly boosts the risks of dementia by more than a third, according to a study by French doctors released on Friday. Researchers led by Francois Sztark at the University of Bordeaux in southwestern France analysed data from a long-term study into cognitive decline covering 9,300 elderly people in […]

03.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Adidas announces partnership with Novak Djokovic, unveils his new shoe

Adidas announces partnership with Novak Djokovic, unveils his new shoe

(Relaxnews) – Adidas has revealed a new footwear partnership with tennis superstar Novak Djokovic, who debuted his new Barricade 7 sneaker at the French Open at the Roland Garros Stadium. The deal follows Novak’s “personal decision” to wear the Barricade shoe for many years, Adidas said. The Serbian star won all six of his Grand […]

03.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Is your job making you fat?

Is your job making you fat?

(Relaxnews) – A new survey finds that the worst job for weight gain is administrative assistants, with 70 percent packing on the pounds on the job. Other careers that may wreck your waistline: engineer, teacher, nurse, or IT manager. In a survey from website CareerBuilder of 3,600 full-time workers in the US, more than half […]

03.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Turning the tables on the traditional home computer

Turning the tables on the traditional home computer

(Relaxnews) – Tabletop PCs are a new category of device that can be used as a giant, family-sized tablet or paired with a keyboard and a mouse and operated like a traditional desktop computer. The next big home computing trend or a flash in the pan? Described as an all-in-one, all around the home, the HP […]

03.06.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Games, Online, Science & Technology ·
Canadian group given go-ahead to excavate Atari’s ‘E.T.’ dump

Canadian group given go-ahead to excavate Atari’s ‘E.T.’ dump

(Relaxnews) – The site where a 1983 Atari is said to have buried its stock of unwanted video games, consoles, computers and parts — including catastrophic culprit “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” — is to be dug up in the year of the Atari Dump’s 30th anniversary. Stephen Spielberg’s “E.T.” was a huge success at the cinema, […]

03.06.2013 · Filled under: Games, Offbeat ·