James Dean’s short-lived stardom to featured in a biopic

James Dean’s short-lived stardom to featured in a biopic

(Relaxnews) – After telling the sad suicidal tale of post-punker Ian Curtis in “Control” (2007), Anton Corbijn plans to adapt James Dean’s life for the silver screen. The Dutch filmmaker has teamed up with See-Saw Films producer Iain Canning (“The King’s Speech,” “Shame”) to flesh out this low-budget project, called “Life,” reports The Hollywood Reporter. […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Porsche Design Sport launches womenswear line

Porsche Design Sport launches womenswear line

(Relaxnews) – Fashion meets function, at least according to Adidas and Porsche Design. The two have joined forces to launch the first Porsche DesignSport womenswear collection. Just like the menswear range, launched in 2006, Porsche Design Sport brings its iconic luxury brand to a range of sporty sneakers, gym hoodies, gym pants, and outerwear in […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Summer festivals heat up UAE

Summer festivals heat up UAE

(Relaxnews) – Abu Dhabi’s tourism office has announced the expansion of an annual family-friendly summer festival that will span 52 days, covering Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr. SummerFest Abu Dhabi, which launched in 2011, will kick off at the end of next month and run until August 17 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Guided by voices: virtual assistants could work across platforms

Guided by voices: virtual assistants could work across platforms

(Relaxnews) – The next generation of virtual assistants will work across devices, across platforms and throughout our homes. Thanks to Apple’s Siri voice-operated virtual smartphone assistant and Google’s new conversational search and map apps, consumers are getting more comfortable with talking to their devices when they want to check facts or dates, or in the […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
Healthy living can fend off forgetfulness: study

Healthy living can fend off forgetfulness: study

(Relaxnews) – Feeling forgetful? A new study finds that adopting healthy behaviors could help sharpen your memory. While research has already shown that a healthy lifestyle is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, less is known about the potential link between positive lifestyle choices and milder memory complaints, the researchers said. […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Radiation on trip to Mars near lifetime limit

Radiation on trip to Mars near lifetime limit

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Astronauts who travel on future missions to Mars would likely be exposed to their lifetime limit of radiation during the trip, not to mention time spent on the Red Planet, scientists said Thursday. The measurements were made aboard the Mars Science Laboratory, an unmanned NASA rover and mobile lab that set off for […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Tips for a successful home swap

Tips for a successful home swap

(Relaxnews) – As home swapping becomes an increasingly popular lodging alternative among travelers, one of the first pioneers of the concept offers prospective participants tips on how to keep their dwelling exchange-ready year-round and ensure a safe and secure swap. After being popularized by the 2006 film “The Holiday,” in which Cameron Diaz’s character swaps […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Online ·
Dinner in the sky over Venice in June

Dinner in the sky over Venice in June

(Relaxnews) – From June 19 to 23, guests at Hotel Cipriani on the isle of Giudecca in the Venetian Lagoon will be in for a truly celestial meal: 22 guests at a time will be invited up for a “Dinner in the Sky” — at a big table on a rotating platform raised 164 feet […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Moschino launching Chic Petals fragrance

Moschino launching Chic Petals fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Moschino has added to its Cheap & Chic fragrance line with a “floral – fruity – woody” new juice christened Chic Petals,  with roll-out beginning this month. Created by Givaudin nose Guillaume Flavigny (who has also created scents for Balmain and Esprit), the scent opens with pomegranate and wild strawberry notes complimented by […]

02.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ gets a pair of directors

‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ gets a pair of directors

(Relaxnews) – Disney has chosen Norwegian filmmakers Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg to make the next “Pirates of the Caribbean.” According to Deadline.com, Rob Marshall, who made “Pirates 4,” is to be succeeded by this Scandinavian duo, who made their breakthrough in 2006 with the Western “Bandidas,” produced by Luc Besson and starring Penelope Cruz […]

01.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Harsh world on display at Venice Biennale art festival

Harsh world on display at Venice Biennale art festival

(VENICE-AFP) – The power of money, tragedy and destruction: the world looks pitiless and harsh through the lens of the 55th Biennale art festival in Venice, which starts on Saturday. A record number of 88 national pavilions are taking part — including, for the first time, the Vatican — in a festival that takes an […]

01.06.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations ·
Cuisia Requests Thorough, Impartial Probe of Shooting Death of Filipina-American in Virginia Wholesale Store

Cuisia Requests Thorough, Impartial Probe of Shooting Death of Filipina-American in Virginia Wholesale Store

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today called for a thorough, impartial and expeditious investigation into the fatal shooting by police of a 38-year-old Filipina-American inside a popular wholesale store in Virginia on Wednesday. In a statement, the Embassy also extended its deepest sympathy to the family of Mylene De Leon Scott, of Sterling, Virginia, who was shot […]

31.05.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
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 ·