Armie Hammer joins Tom Cruise in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

Armie Hammer joins Tom Cruise in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

(Relaxnews) – Deadline.com has revealed that Armie Hammer will be added to the leading cast of “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” opposite Tom Cruise. British director Guy Ritchie will film the duel between the two men in this movie adaptation of the spy series. Armie Hammer, who was brought to audiences’ attention in “The Social Network” […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell to star in a children’s movie

Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell to star in a children’s movie

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Jennifer Garner will be one of the leads in Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” Garner will star opposite Steve Carell in this adaptation of a children’s book by Judith Viorst, originally published in the United States in 1972. They will play […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
S.Africa sees record number of tourists

S.Africa sees record number of tourists

(JOHANNESBURG-AFP) – A record 9.2 million tourists visited South Africa last year, President Jacob Zuma said Thursday, revealing a surge in visitors from China. The number of tourists travelling to South Africa grew by more than 10 percent, despite the global economic crisis. “This phenomenal tourism growth is evidence that we are successfully setting ourselves […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Top 10 busiest air corridors in the world

Top 10 busiest air corridors in the world

(Relaxnews) – A recently released report has found that the world’s busiest air routes by passenger volume are dominated by Asian domestic travel, with a corridor in South Korea topping the list. According to a report from transaction processor and IT service provider Amadeus, seven of the top 10 busiest routes can be found in Asia, […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Bidding hot for chance at coffee with Apple chief

Bidding hot for chance at coffee with Apple chief

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – A coffee date with Apple chief Tim Cook was a hot opportunity on Wednesday as bidding hit $160,000 for the chance being auctioned to raise money for a human rights group. By nightfall, a bidder identified as Clearcrate.com at the Charitybuzz website was in the lead for the prize of spending 30 […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
Philippines confident ASEAN will achieve goal of becoming ‘One Economic Community’ by 2015

Philippines confident ASEAN will achieve goal of becoming ‘One Economic Community’ by 2015

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, Apr 25 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines is confident the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is on track towards achieving its goal to become One Economic Community by 2015 despite the numerous challenges still facing the regional bloc. In a press briefing here, Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo said these challenges include the ASEAN […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gwyneth Paltrow named People’s ‘Most Beautiful Woman’

Gwyneth Paltrow named People’s ‘Most Beautiful Woman’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – People magazine on Wednesday named Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow the World’s Most Beautiful Woman of the year — a title previously held by Beyonce, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Lopez. The 40-year-old actress is married to Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, and is a mother of two — Apple, eight, and Moses, seven. She […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Emma Stone in talks for Woody Allen’s next movie

Emma Stone in talks for Woody Allen’s next movie

(Relaxnews) – According to Deadline.com, American actress Emma Stone, who recently starred in “Gangster Squad,” has started talks to play the lead in Woody Allen’s next movie. As usual, the director has kept the plot and the title of his new movie, which will be filmed in the South of France, secret. The last movie […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Twitter index: will Alex Pettyfer play Christian Grey?

Twitter index: will Alex Pettyfer play Christian Grey?

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, April 25, Twitter users are discussing actor Alex Pettyfer, who is rumored to be taking the role of “50 Shades of Grey” lead character Christian Grey. The rumors of Pettyfer’s casting as Christian Grey in the movie adaptation of the titillating book began to emerge after several media sites, including People, and […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, International Stars ·
Universal Studios in California to open Harry Potter theme park

Universal Studios in California to open Harry Potter theme park

(Relaxnews) – Universal Studios Hollywood has received approval for a major $1.6 billion-expansion that will include a Harry Potter theme park, complete with the recreation of Hogwarts Castle and other key locations from the children’s series. The park attraction, themed after Hollywood blockbusters, is set to expand by 185,800 square meters in office and production […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Film ·
When it comes to Mother’s Day, most men get it wrong: survey

When it comes to Mother’s Day, most men get it wrong: survey

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to purchasing gifts for Mother’s Day, more than half of US men get it wrong, according to a new survey. While the survey found that most women prefer a gift card to her favorite store to celebrate Mother’s Day, most men often buy flowers or jewelry. Women ranked their second […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
New US $100 bill to enter circulation in October

New US $100 bill to enter circulation in October

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2013 (AFP) – The United States will put a redesigned $100 bill, including an array of cutting-edge security features, in circulation in October, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. The new $100 bill was supposed to have entered circulation in February 2011. But the release was delayed by production problems, notably creasing of […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Xian Lim doing a movie with Kim Chiu

Xian Lim doing a movie with Kim Chiu

Xian Lim is looking forward to taking his TV partnership with Kim Chiu to the next level as they star in their first movie together. While they are busy taping for the top-rating primetime series “Ina Kapatid Anak,” Lim revealed that his movie with Chiu is slated to come out very soon. “I’m doing a […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Top iPad apps: ‘Candy Crush Saga,’ ‘Hardest Game Ever 2′

Top iPad apps: ‘Candy Crush Saga,’ ‘Hardest Game Ever 2′

(Relaxnews) – Around the world iPad users have been enjoying the sweets-themed game “Candy Crush 2″ and testing their skills in “Hardest Game Ever 2.” Details of these and other top free iPad applications by country for the week, by number of downloads, recorded on April 24, can be found below. 01.   USA Candy Crush Saga (games) […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online ·
Diners eat less when menus display exercise required to burn off the meal

Diners eat less when menus display exercise required to burn off the meal

(Relaxnews) – Restaurants with menus displaying how much exercise is required to burn off the meal may help people eat less and make healthier choices, a new study finds. While prior research has found that providing calorie count information on restaurant menus doesn’t necessarily lead to fewer calories ordered, researchers from Texas Christian University in […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Pressuring your teen to eat more or less may backfire: researchers

Pressuring your teen to eat more or less may backfire: researchers

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that nearly two-thirds of parents still encourage their teenagers to finish the food on their plates, even if the teen is overweight. The US research found that parents often try to control food behaviors in their adolescent children, with some parents pressuring kids to eat more, others pressuring them […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Angel, ‘El Presidente’ win at FAMAS Awards

Angel, ‘El Presidente’ win at FAMAS Awards

Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin won her second best actress trophy for her performance in the drama “One More Try” at the 61st Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards at the AFP Theater in Quezon City. Locsin was also named best actress for the Star Cinema film last month at the PMPC Star […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
Apply to move to outer space as Mars One opens for applications

Apply to move to outer space as Mars One opens for applications

(Relaxnews) – The Mars One project is now accepting video applications from members of the public who wish to leave Earth, never to return, and be among the first people to start life on another planet. The Dutch Space travel company, which is headed by businessman Bas Lansdorp and is behind the Mars One project, […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Google+ trends: ‘Iron Man 3′

Google+ trends: ‘Iron Man 3′

(Relaxnews) – On Wednesday, April 24, Google+ users are talking about the forthcoming movie “Iron Man 3″ and sharing pictures of animals for “#WildlifeWednesday.” The forthcoming movie “Iron Man 3″ once again stars Robert Downey Jr. as billionaire Tony Stark and sees Gwyneth Paltrow play love interest Pepper Pots. The hotly anticipated movie comes to […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Focusing on one sport increases young athletes’ injury risk: study

Focusing on one sport increases young athletes’ injury risk: study

(Relaxnews) – Young athletes who train intensively in one sport have a much higher risk of severe overuse injuries, such as stress fractures, according to a new US study. Young athletes who spent more hours per week than their age playing one sport — such as a 12-year-old who plays tennis 13 or more hours […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·