Amanda Seyfried in the running for Seth MacFarlane’s new film

Amanda Seyfried in the running for Seth MacFarlane’s new film

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Amanda Seyfried (“Les Misérables”) is interested in playing a farmer’s girlfriend in Seth MacFarlane’s “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” Twenty-seven-year-old Seyfried will join Charlize Theron as well as MacFarlane for this Western comedy. The film will be the author/director’s second foray into cinema after […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Google+ trends: Valentine’s Day romance

Google+ trends: Valentine’s Day romance

(Relaxnews) – With only one day before Valentine’s Day, Google+ users are taking to the social network on Wednesday, February 13, to showcase romantic imagery. Trending in second place, just under “#SOTU” for the State Of The Union address that took place in the US on Tuesday, is “#ValentinesDay.” Using the hashtag, Arun Kumar Asirvatham […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Valentine's Day ·
Bill Gates: ‘Robots, pervasive screens, speech interaction will all change the way we look at computers’

Bill Gates: ‘Robots, pervasive screens, speech interaction will all change the way we look at computers’

(Relaxnews) – The Microsoft co-founder and full-time philanthropist took to Reddit this week to take part in his first-ever Ask Me Anything (AMA) with the site’s members and in the course of doing so revealed his biggest technology regrets, the next big thing in computing and that he has a keen sense of humor. Although he […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
Veterans take claims to Supreme Court

Veterans take claims to Supreme Court

San Francisco – It was a painful decision for the veterans to accept. But after the Court of Appeals affirmed District Court’s decision to dismiss claim for benefits, the Justice for Filipino-American Veterans (JFAV) advocates said they are taking the case to the Supreme Court. “The role of the judiciary is not limited to interpretation […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
World voices respect in pope’s surprise resignation

World voices respect in pope’s surprise resignation

BERLIN, Feb 11, 2013 (AFP) – World political and religious leaders voiced regret but respect for Pope Benedict XVI’s shock resignation Monday, praising him as one of today’s “most significant religious thinkers”. From Australia, the Philippines, to Israel and Britain, plaudits for the 85-year-old pontiff, as well as messages of surprise and sympathy for his […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: World News ·
Nine charged with conspiracy, bribery involving California DMV offices

Nine charged with conspiracy, bribery involving California DMV offices

United States Attorney Laura E. Duffy announced has that a manager who supervises the Licensing Registration Examiners at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in El Cajon, California, was charged in a criminal complaint for his involvement in a bribery conspiracy that resulted in the production of fraudulent driver licenses for applicants who had […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
DOT bullish on tourism employment generation

DOT bullish on tourism employment generation

MANILA, Feb 9 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang welcomed the pronouncement of the Department of Tourism (DOT) which said it expects to create seven million new jobs in the tourism industry at the end of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s term. The tourism sector is one of the areas being considered to generate high employment apart from […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Apple still has ‘magic,’ innovation, says CEO Cook

Apple still has ‘magic,’ innovation, says CEO Cook

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Apple remains ahead of its rivals in the ability to innovate and “create magic” despite tougher competition in key sectors like smartphones and tablets, chief executive Tim Cook said Tuesday. Cook said Apple still has strong growth opportunities because of its ability to work simultaneously on hardware, software and services, brushing aside […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
Original programs beef up streaming video sites

Original programs beef up streaming video sites

(NEW YORK-AFP) – The big-budget original series “House of Cards” launched this month on Netflix highlights the growing importance of streaming video, which is ramping up competition against traditional TV. With stars including Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, the new 13-episode series estimated by some to cost $100 million is a sign of the clout […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
American Express card users can shop at Twitter

American Express card users can shop at Twitter

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – American Express on Monday began letting users of its payment cards make purchases with messages fired off at Twitter as the popular social network dabbles with making money from e-commerce. American Express announced that members who synchronize their cards with Twitter can take advantage of offers “tweeted” by the financial services company. […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, U.S. News ·
Teaser: a first look at One Direction doc ’1D3D’

Teaser: a first look at One Direction doc ’1D3D’

(Relaxnews) – A teaser has been released for the One Direction documentary set to hit cinemas in North America on August 30, 2013. TriStar has given a first glimpse of “1D3D,” film that will take an inside look at the lives of the members of British boy band One Direction (or 1D), who became famous […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: Film, International Stars, Videos ·
Apple developing a curved-glass smartwatch: reports

Apple developing a curved-glass smartwatch: reports

(Relaxnews) – Two new reports from The New York Times and from The Wall Street Journal claim that Apple is developing a curved glass smartwatch that will follow the shape of a wearer’s wrist. Described by The New York Times journalist Nick Bilton as “wristwatch-like devices made of curved glass,” his sources claim they are currently in […]

11.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
Share Sweets from the Heart this Valentine’s Day

Share Sweets from the Heart this Valentine’s Day

Sweetheart Surprise Cupcakes (Family Features) What better way to show love and affection on Valentine’s Day than by sharing a delicious gift made from the heart? A sweet treat is the perfect way to say “I love you” to the important people in your life. A national survey by Wilton found that a quarter of […]

11.02.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Valentine's Day ·
Belgian chocolate stamp has it licked

Belgian chocolate stamp has it licked

(BRUSSELS-AFP) – Belgium has launched a new stamp sure to delight chocoholics around the world. “We have added a chocolate taste to the glue of the stamps… which you can taste when you lick it,” the Belgian postal service said. “The stamps are also imbued with the smell,” it said, while the design side carries […]

11.02.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Surface Pro sells out in first weekend

Surface Pro sells out in first weekend

(Relaxnews) – First weekend sales of the Microsoft Surface Pro have been so good that supplies have already run out, leading many to ask if initial supply was intentionally restricted. Launched in North America on February 9, the device had officially sold out at most US retail locations within 24 hours, with the larger-capacity, more […]

11.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Spice up your Valentine’s Day with vanilla pepper bonbons

Spice up your Valentine’s Day with vanilla pepper bonbons

(Relaxnews) – From erotic, exotic and peppery chocolates to spice up your love life, to fairytale cakes that would make even the hardened heart flutter, master chocolatiers and top luxury pastry boutiques have come out with another wide assortment of sweet treats for this year’s Valentine’s Day. From Pierre Hermé, for instance, described as the French Picasso […]

11.02.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Valentine's Day ·
New projects for the Fanning sisters

New projects for the Fanning sisters

(Relaxnews) – Dakota and Elle Fanning are continuing their careers in several projects that were revealed at the European Film Market in Berlin. The elder sister, 18-year-old Dakota, has joined the cast of “Every Secret Thing,” adapted from Laura Lippman’s novel “Leakin Park.” The actress, who was discovered in 2001 in “I am Sam,” will […]

11.02.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Are you overdoing your caffeine habit?

Are you overdoing your caffeine habit?

(Relaxnews) – A new report finds that a large cup of Starbucks coffee contains more than three quarters of the maximum daily dose of caffeine recommended for healthy adults and nearly double the recommended limit for pregnant women. How does your favorite energy drink, cup of espresso, or even hot chocolate stack up? “People often […]

11.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Signing up for an online dating site? Read the fine print, experts urge

Signing up for an online dating site? Read the fine print, experts urge

(Relaxnews) – Is Valentine’s Day fueling an urge to sign up for an online dating site, especially one offering a special deal? Be warned, urges a British consumer advisory organization, which highlights how disputes over the terms and conditions of some sites are on the rise.  The UK European Consumer Centre advises online dating site […]

11.02.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Valentine's Day ·
Hawke, Delpy considering follow-up to ‘Before Midnight’

Hawke, Delpy considering follow-up to ‘Before Midnight’

(BERLIN-AFP) – Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy said they feel like they’ve grown up with their slow-burn romantic trilogy after the latest instalment, “Before Midnight”, charmed the Berlinale Monday, and that they’re mulling a fourth film. In a 63rd edition light on big hits, the out-of-competition screening of the movie drew cheers from a packed […]

11.02.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·