Cut salt, boost potassium for heart health, study says

Cut salt, boost potassium for heart health, study says

(Relaxnews) – New research from the British Medical Journal recommends the following diet tweak: increase potassium by eating more bananas and vegetables and cut down on salt to reduce blood pressure and risk of stroke. One study review found that consuming an extra two or three servings of fruits or vegetables per day would do […]

08.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Debt Collection Harassment – It can be stopped immediately!

Debt Collection Harassment – It can be stopped immediately!

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. […]

08.04.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Hagel Says US to Further Strengthen Defense Ties with PH

Hagel Says US to Further Strengthen Defense Ties with PH

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Underscoring the critical role the Philippines plays in the Asia-Pacific, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday assured Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario of Washington’s commitment to further strengthening its defense cooperation with Manila. “Secretary Hagel conveyed to us the need for the Philippines and the US to further deepen their partnership to […]

08.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
MORE THAN 2,000 GRAND PARK VISITORS JOIN IN LARGEST-EVER PARTICIPATORY RECREATION OF EXCERPTS FROM ALVIN AILEY’S REVELATIONS

MORE THAN 2,000 GRAND PARK VISITORS JOIN IN LARGEST-EVER PARTICIPATORY RECREATION OF EXCERPTS FROM ALVIN AILEY’S REVELATIONS

–RockaYourSoul: LA’s Celebration of Gospel, Dance and Ailey Lets Angelenos Express Themselves in Dance, Song and Visual Arts– LOS ANGELES (April 6, 2013) – Visitors to Grand Park today celebrated the rich heritage and traditions of African American culture at RockaYourSoul:  LA’s Celebration of Gospel, Dance and Ailey, presented by The Music Center.  This first-of-its-kind […]

08.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
U.S. boosts missile defense in the Pacific

U.S. boosts missile defense in the Pacific

North Korea warns of nuclear strike on U.S. targets By Jung Ha-Won SEOUL, April 4, 2013 (AFP) – The United States has scrambled to reinforce its Pacific missile defenses as North Korea pushed more global alarm buttons Thursday by announcing it had authorized plans for possible nuclear strikes on U.S. targets. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: World News ·
Introvoys to rock NoyPitz in one night for a cause

Introvoys to rock NoyPitz in one night for a cause

For many of us the 1990’s were a time that we will always hold dear; simply hearing a song we liked from that decade will set off a flurry of emotions, memories and sometimes, a pinch of overwhelming nostalgia.  One of the defining characteristics of the 90’s was its unique, relatable, passionate music. One of […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Kellan Lutz to play Hercules

Kellan Lutz to play Hercules

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Kellan Lutz, who is best known for playing Emmett Cullen in the “Twilight” saga, will play demigod Hercules for Renny Harlin. Renny Harlin will direct the movie called “Hercules 3D”. Harlin who was responsible for “Die Hard 2: Die Harder” and “Cliffhanger” will tackle Greco-Roman mythology and tell […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Cristine Reyes to do comedy movie with Zanjoe

Cristine Reyes to do comedy movie with Zanjoe

Doing comedy is no longer new for Cristine Reyes. Nonetheless, the actress revealed she is very excited to do a comedy movie with actor Zanjoe Marudo this year. Reyes said she and Marudo will be working on “Bromance,” a comedy under the direction of Wenn Deramas. “Para sa akin, masaya kasi light lang siya and […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Could a simple protective film be the future of glasses-free 3D viewing?

Could a simple protective film be the future of glasses-free 3D viewing?

(Relaxnews) – A new nano-engineered filter can be applied to the display of any smartphone or tablet, converting it into a 3D display that can be viewed with the naked eye. Developed in Singapore by Temasek Polytechnic (TP) and A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering over the course of two years, the film, called EyeFly […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Brad Pitt in talks for war film ‘Fury’

Brad Pitt in talks for war film ‘Fury’

(Relaxnews) – Deadline.com has revealed that Brad Pitt is in talks for the lead part in an independent movie from David Ayer (“End of Watch”). Four years after “Inglourious Basterds,” Brad Pitt is interested in returning to the World War II era in “Fury.” The film will focus on the struggle of five crew members […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Unusual hotel stays around the world: Hotels.com

Unusual hotel stays around the world: Hotels.com

(Relaxnews) – A hotel for train enthusiasts, sleeps in a grounded jumbo jet in Sweden, or on a boat floating along the Venetian canal are among some of the accommodations pitched as destinations worth the journey in and of themselves. In its list of unique sleeping experiences Hotels.com singled out properties around the world which […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Brain stimulation may treat cocaine addiction: study

Brain stimulation may treat cocaine addiction: study

(PARIS-AFP) – Studies in rats have shown that stimulating a sleepy brain region in cocaine addicts can diminish craving for the drug, a technique that should also work in humans, scientists said Wednesday. A team in the United States trained rats to “self-administer”cocaine by pressing two levers. After several weeks of training, the rats were […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Chinese travellers are top spenders: UN tourism body

Chinese travellers are top spenders: UN tourism body

(MADRID-AFP) – Chinese travellers are the world’s biggest tourism spenders, splashing out a record $102 billion (78 billion euros) on trips abroad in 2012, the UN World Tourism Organisation said Thursday. The number of Chinese travellers to foreign countries jumped from 10 million in 2000 to 83 million in 2012, the Madrid-based body said in […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Aquabike gets an upgrade

Aquabike gets an upgrade

(Relaxnews) – The hot French fitness fad, aqua fitness, gets an upgrade with the unveiling of the Water Rider 5, debuting at next week’s FIBO fitness trade show in Cologne. For anyone unfamiliar, the premise is indoor group cycling classes on stationary bikes in the pool, for intense workouts relying on water resistance while reducing […]

06.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Richard Yap wanted to become a doctor

Richard Yap wanted to become a doctor

Richard Yap, more known as Sir Chief in the daytime hit series “Be Careful With My Heart,” revealed that entering showbiz was never part of his plan when he was younger. Yap disclosed that he actually envisioned himself to be a doctor. Born from a family with a traditional Chinese father, Yap said he had […]

04.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
The Hennessey Venom GT is officially the world’s fastest production car

The Hennessey Venom GT is officially the world’s fastest production car

(Relaxnews) – American supercar the Hennessey Venom GT has hit 265.7mph (427.6kph) to beat the Bugatti Veyron’s existing record on a technicality to steal the top speed crown. The technicality in question is engine tuning. A standard production version of the Hennessey Venom GT managed to come close to 270mph along a 2.9 mile stretch […]

04.04.2013 · Filled under: Motoring, Videos ·
Angelina Jolie launches charity jewelry line

Angelina Jolie launches charity jewelry line

(Relaxnews) – A new high-end line called Style of Jolie will benefit education projects in Afghanistan. Well-known for her role as one of the UN’s High Commission for Refugees’ goodwill ambassadors, Angelina Jolie has recently opened an all-girls primary school just outside of Kabul, the Afghan capital. The school is currently educating between 200 and […]

04.04.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Hillary Clinton to pen ‘ultimate book’ on world

Hillary Clinton to pen ‘ultimate book’ on world

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Hillary Clinton, whose every move is being scrutinized for signs that she might make a 2016 presidential run, announced Thursday she’s penning a book outlining her views on the United States’ role in the world. The ex-secretary of state’s first book since leaving office will be published by Simon & Schuster in […]

04.04.2013 · Filled under: Books ·
Trailer: DiCaprio in ‘The Great Gatsby’

Trailer: DiCaprio in ‘The Great Gatsby’

A little bit more has been revealed about “The Great Gatsby” in this last trailer. The movie will premiere at the opening of the 66th Cannes Festival in May. The trailer is a good reminder of the ”Moulin Rouge!” and “Romeo + Juliet” director’s taste for visual splendor. The music is also highlighted in the trailer through many excerpts […]

04.04.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Chinese search engine developing Google Glass competitor

Chinese search engine developing Google Glass competitor

(Relaxnews) – It appears that Google won’t have to face the hurdle of getting its much-hyped Google Glass headsets accepted for use in China as the country’s largest search engine, Baidu, has revealed it has its own wearable gadget in development. Called the Baidu Eye, it boasts a number of features that will sound similar […]

04.04.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Online, Science & Technology ·