Green Day to make SXSW debut

Green Day to make SXSW debut

(Relaxnews) – Post punk outfit Green Day will be making its South By Southwest debut on March 15, it was announced on February 25. The group, which recently released the trilogy of albums “¡Uno!,” “¡Dos!,” “¡Tres!,” will present a special double feature screening of films at the Paramount Theatre during SXSW: the world premiere of […]

27.02.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Music ·
What female travelers want

What female travelers want

(Relaxnews) – Women travelers want curling irons, yoga mats, makeup remover and healthy food options when they’re staying at a hotel, according to market research carried out by a major international hotel chain. After asking female globetrotters how hotels can anticipate their needs in research carried out over 18 months,Hyatt Hotels & Resorts introduced a new […]

27.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations ·
Australian tycoon unveils plan for new Titanic

Australian tycoon unveils plan for new Titanic

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Flamboyant Australian tycoon Clive Palmer unveiled his plan Tuesday for building a perfect replica of the Titanic — plus a lot of extra lifeboats. More than a century after the original, supposedly unsinkable ocean liner hit an iceberg and went down in the North Atlantic, Palmer says he thinks the time has […]

27.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
The 50 most powerful people in food in the US: website

The 50 most powerful people in food in the US: website

(Relaxnews) – Popular food site The Daily Meal has named a tag team of product managers at Zagat at Google the most influential people in the American food landscape. Ahead of First Lady Michelle Obama, maestro chef Thomas Keller and McDonald’s CEO Donald Thompson, editors at The Daily Meal named Jack Menzel and Bernardo Hernandez the […]

27.02.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Online, U.S. News ·
Samsung Galaxy S4 presentation set for March 14

Samsung Galaxy S4 presentation set for March 14

(Relaxnews) – Samsung will officially unveil the Galaxy S4, the much-anticipated successor of the Galaxy S3 (launched in May 2012), on March 14 in New York. Its features remain unknown but according to rumors on specialized high-tech sites, the Galaxy S4 could have a 5-inch AMOLED display, a 13 mp camera and an Exynos 5 Octa processor with eight cores. Samsung has chosen to organize […]

27.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
McLaren to launch $1.3 million limited-edition supercar at Geneva

McLaren to launch $1.3 million limited-edition supercar at Geneva

(Relaxnews) – British carmaker McLaren has confirmed the performance and price figures for its latest model the P1 ahead of its official unveiling at the Geneva Motorshow and, frankly, they’re off the chart. When Bugatti debuted the 253mph Veyron in 2005, the world’s motoring journalists were both amazed and saddened. Though the car’s performance was […]

27.02.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Volunteering good for the heart: study

Volunteering good for the heart: study

(OTTAWA-AFP) – Volunteer work has long been touted as good for the soul, but the practice is also good for your heart, according to a study out Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver wanted to find out how volunteering might impact one’s physical condition, and discovered […]

27.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘I’m fat’ shifts to ‘I’m old’ as women age

‘I’m fat’ shifts to ‘I’m old’ as women age

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that as a woman ages, she doesn’t necessarily go any easier on herself. Rather, aging women tend to replace negative thinking about large thighs or muffin tops with concerns over looking old and wrinkled. A study from Trinity University in the US examined the self-critical talk of 914 women […]

27.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Discover a beauty sanctuary at All About Skin

Discover a beauty sanctuary at All About Skin

You ladies know and dread this! When you wake up, look in the mirror and start to see and notice the ravaging effects of aging in your face, you know that sun, chemicals, and time have finally caught up with you. Especially so when men start calling you ma’am and tita, you feel self-conscious and […]

26.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Pope to quit Twitter after stepping down: Vatican Radio

Pope to quit Twitter after stepping down: Vatican Radio

(VATICAN CITY-AFP) – The pope’s official Twitter account, which has more than two million followers in nine languages, will close next week when Benedict XVI leaves office, Vatican Radio said Friday. After a high-profile launch on December 12 under the name @pontifex, the pontiff’s online musings quickly attracted over 1.5 million followers in English. Around […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Online, World News ·
For Piolo, Diether, respect key to lasting friendship

For Piolo, Diether, respect key to lasting friendship

Actors Piolo Pascual and Diether Ocampo both agreed that the key to a lasting friendship is having mutual respect for each other. Both actors said they never thought their friendship would come a long way. Both are members of the first “ASAP” boy group The Hunks along with Jericho Rosales, Carlos Agassi and Bernard Palanca. […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Hyper-sustainable Tokyo restaurant named best in Asia

Hyper-sustainable Tokyo restaurant named best in Asia

(Relaxnews) – Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa’s eponymously named Tokyo restaurant has been hailed as the best dining destination in Asia, a newly bestowed title that’s poised to launch a banner year for the restaurant which also fetes its 10th anniversary in 2013. The win isn’t a complete surprise, given that the two Michelin-starred restaurant Narisawa was named the […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Twitter index: Demi Lovato premieres ‘Heart Attack’

Twitter index: Demi Lovato premieres ‘Heart Attack’

(Relaxnews) – Fans of American singer Demi Lovato have taken to Twitter on Monday, February 25, to express their delight at the premiere of her latest single “Heart Attack,” and the Oscars continue to cause a buzz as the finer points of Sunday night are debated. American singer and teen idol Demi Lovato premiered her […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Music, Videos ·
Sitting just four hours a day can boost your risk of illness: study

Sitting just four hours a day can boost your risk of illness: study

(Relaxnews) – A new large-scale Australian study finds that sitting each day for more than four hours can boost your risk of serious illness. What does this mean for desk-bound workers? Researchers from the University of Western Sydney conducted a study involving 63,048 middle-aged Australian men, who recorded how many hours each day they usually […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Consular Outreach in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Consular Outreach in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Center for Florida Alliance Goodwill and Advancement (CFAGA), Philippine-American Association of South Florida (PAASF), Philippine American Society of Palm Beach (PAS), Philippine American Nurses Association of Southeast Florida (PMASEF), is pleased to announce that it will conduct a consular outreach mission in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on: Schedule: […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
How mobile data could save lives

How mobile data could save lives

(Relaxnews) – The latest mobile industry report shows that mobile operator data revenues will overtake voice call revenues by 2018, driven by the growing demand for connected devices and the benefits they can bring to consumers around the globe. The GSMA report, compiled in partnership with PwC and published to coincide with the opening day […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Athletics: 101-year-old marathon runner shines at last race

Athletics: 101-year-old marathon runner shines at last race

(HONG KONG-AFP) – A 101-year-old Sikh believed to be the world’s oldest distance runner retired Sunday after ending his last race in Hong Kong on a high, describing it as one of the “happiest days” of his long life. Fauja Singh, nicknamed the “Turbaned Tornado”, finished the 10-kilometre (6 mile) run at the Hong Kong […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offbeat, World News ·
‘Die Hard’ still at the top of the worldwide box office

‘Die Hard’ still at the top of the worldwide box office

(Relaxnews) – The fifth installment of the action franchise starring Bruce Willis took $45.7M worldwide on the weekend of February 24, meaning that it has held on to the top spot. ”Die Hard: A Good Day to Die” has made $184.8M since its release. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is back with takings of $19.1M, which takes its total […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Long lines at US customs after sequester: official

Long lines at US customs after sequester: official

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Automatic spending cuts set to go into effect Friday could lead to five-hour long waits at airport customs for passengers entering the United States, the White House said. Officials say that virtually every aspect of life could be affected by the cuts, which will hit unless bitterly divided lawmakers manage to strike a […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Sony officially launches ‘world’s slimmest and lightest’ tablet

Sony officially launches ‘world’s slimmest and lightest’ tablet

(Relaxnews) – The Xperia Z squeezes a 10.1-inch HD screen and huge 8 megapixel rear-facing camera into a 6.9mm thick, water-resistant shell. The tablet, which sets new standards in the Android marketplace, will be available to buy from Q2 2013 and is the latest in a recent string of devices from the Japanese tech company […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·