Walking may be better than going to the gym

Walking may be better than going to the gym

(Relaxnews) – While your indoor cycling class may work up a hearty sweat, a new study suggests that simply taking the stairs and walking throughout your day may be better for your health. The findings show that if you burn the same amount of calories, standing and walking over the course of a day is […]

16.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Merienda with Ambassador Cuisia 2013

Merienda with Ambassador Cuisia 2013

FIND, Inc. District VI and The Embassy of the Philippines is proud to present Merienda with Ambassador Cuisia 2013 at the Catholic University of America on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Merienda features fruitful discussions conducted by a distinguished panel of guests on topics of interest for the young Filipino-American community. This year’s Merienda will feature […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Pechanga Resort & Casino give away $100,000 “Lucky Red Envelope” for Lunar New Year

Pechanga Resort & Casino give away $100,000 “Lucky Red Envelope” for Lunar New Year

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, Pechanga Resort & Casino will be holding numerous of New Year celebration events. To enhance the festive mood on property, Pechanga promotes the “Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker and Baccarat Table Games Prize Drawings” and the “Lucky Red Envelope” drawing. From Monday, February 4th to Friday, February 22nd, at […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Lunar New Year, Promotions ·
Coca-Cola and Marc Jacobs launch limited-edition cans

Coca-Cola and Marc Jacobs launch limited-edition cans

(Relaxnews) – Coca-Cola has launched a limited-edition collection of Diet Coke cans designed by their newest creative director Marc Jacobs to fete the soda brand’s anniversary in Europe. The trio of cans pays tribute to the fashion decades of the 1980s, 90s and 2000s, with each silhouette created to incarnate the woman of her time. […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to launch their first wine next month

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to launch their first wine next month

(Relaxnews) – Hollywood’s power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt will be releasing their first bottles of wine next month, produced from their sprawling French estate in the south of France. According to wine trade publication Decanter, the first bottles to be released out of their Château Miraval vineyards in Correns about 110 km east of Cannes will […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars ·
US regulators approve bionic eye

US regulators approve bionic eye

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US regulators approved a so-called bionic eye on Thursday, giving hope to people with a rare genetic disease. Developed by California-based Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System is the first retinal implant for adults with advanced retinitis pigmentosa that results in the gradual loss of vision and can […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology, U.S. News, Videos ·
Amex reveals 2013 trends for US travelers

Amex reveals 2013 trends for US travelers

(Relaxnews) – American Express has revealed the top travel trends for US citizens in 2013, with Brazil proving the most popular overseas destination. The findings in the American Express consumer travel report are based on a recent American Express Spending & Saving Tracker survey. In total 50 percent of Americans have already booked, or plan […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Trailer: film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s ‘The Host’

Trailer: film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s ‘The Host’

(Relaxnews) – A new trailer has been released for the fantasy film led by Saoirse Ronan based on Stephenie Meyer’s novel. “The Host,” which is expected in the spring, will combine two of novelist Stephenie Meyer’s favorite themes: fantasy and romance. This time, the “Twilight” author will replace vampires and werewolves with parasites from space […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Videos ·
Adidas launches ‘revolutionary’ Energy Boost running shoe

Adidas launches ‘revolutionary’ Energy Boost running shoe

(Relaxnews) – Adidas has unveiled its latest running innovation, the Energy Boost running shoe featuring the Boost cushioning technology, which the company claims provides the highest energy returns on the market. In the hope of competing with behemoth Nike, Adidas claims the Boost “will change running forever.” The secret formula: thermoplastic beads fused together inside […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
American Airlines, US Air to form largest US carrie

American Airlines, US Air to form largest US carrie

(NEW YORK-AFP) – American Airlines and US Airways announced a long-expected merger Thursday that would create the largest US airline, giving them more weight in an industry that has steadily consolidated in recent years. The marriage would establish a huge carrier with more than 1,500 aircraft, able to compete head to head with powerful rivals […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, News ·
Samsung to unveil smartwatch alongside next smartphone?

Samsung to unveil smartwatch alongside next smartphone?

(Relaxnews) – Samsung’s next flagship smartphone will launch in two sizes and could be supported by a smartwatch. According to SamMobile, the go-to source for insider information about all things Samsung, the upcoming Galaxy SIV handset is not expected to launch at the Mobile World Conference later this month — Samsung is planning a dedicated event […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Japan women, not men, throng stores for Valentines

Japan women, not men, throng stores for Valentines

(TOKYO-AFP) – Japanese women packed out stores on Wednesday to buy Valentine’s Day chocolates for all the men in their lives — partners, friends and bosses — while the men sat back with nothing expected in return. The traffic in Japan is all one-way on February 14, with men free to sit back and wait […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Valentine's Day ·
Trailer: Tom Cruise seeks the truth in ‘Oblivion’

Trailer: Tom Cruise seeks the truth in ‘Oblivion’

(Relaxnews) – A new trailer has been released for “Oblivion,” a futuristic blockbuster by Joseph Kosinski (“Tron: Legacy”). The trailer sheds new light on the movie set for worldwide release in the spring. In ”Oblivion,” Tom Cruise plays a soldier on a mission to Earth, 60 years after the population’s exile following a war with an […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Olympics: IOC trim 2018 Youth Games host candidates to three

Olympics: IOC trim 2018 Youth Games host candidates to three

(LAUSANNE-AFP) – Buenos Aires, Medellin and Glasgow were announced as the three finalists for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games host city, International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge revealed on Wednesday. Guadalajara and Rotterdam were the two candidates eliminated from contention at Wednesday’s meeting of the IOC executive committee, held at the organisation’s Lausanne headquarters. The […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation, World News ·
Valentine’s Day: Asia shoppers most generous, France sees boost in flower sales

Valentine’s Day: Asia shoppers most generous, France sees boost in flower sales

(Relaxnews) – With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, a survey by e-commerce site Rakuten has found that consumers in Asia are the most generous when it comes to gifts. The survey, conducted by Rakuten’s online marketing arm, found that shoppers in Asia spend the most on the run-up to Valentine’s Day, with expenditures of […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Valentine's Day ·
President Aquino says members of Transition Commission to be known this week

President Aquino says members of Transition Commission to be known this week

MANILA, Feb 11 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III is expected to name this week the members of the 15-man Transition Commission that will draft the Bangsamoro Basic Law. “Sana within this week, ano, matapos ko na,” the President said in an ambush interview with the media during the launching of the Sajahatra Bangsamoro in […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Singletons try to find love in the air aboard Aussie flight

Singletons try to find love in the air aboard Aussie flight

(Relaxnews) – An airline in Australia is launching an in-flight dating service on Valentine’s Day that will try and make a love match out of seatmates. According to trade publication Travel Weekly, the low-cost airline will be shuttling a group of 28 singles selected from Australian online dating site RSVP on their ‘Lovejet’ with the hope […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Valentine's Day ·
Who are the friskiest flyers?

Who are the friskiest flyers?

(Relaxnews) – In a survey that asked 700 cabin crew members to dish on the randiest flyers in the world, it seems that Brits are most likely to try and depressurize in the air and join the mile high club. In advance of Valentine’s Day, travel website Skyscanner released the results of their survey which […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Valentine's Day ·
Anne Curtis to do a movie with John Lloyd?

Anne Curtis to do a movie with John Lloyd?

MANILA, Feb 11 (Mabuhay) -– Actress and television host Anne Curtis declined to confirm reports that she is going to do a movie with actor John Lloyd Cruz this year. Curtis said: “Not sure about that yet. There’s no confirmation so I don’t know what to say.” While there are sites saying the two stars […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
IBM puts supercomputer to work on cancer

IBM puts supercomputer to work on cancer

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – IBM is putting its Watson supercomputer to work fighting cancer, in what is described as the first commercial program of its kind to use “big data” to help patients with the disease. The US computing giant last week unveiled its initiative with health insurer WellPoint and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology, U.S. News ·