30 minutes of exercise shown to be as effective as 60

30 minutes of exercise shown to be as effective as 60

(Relaxnews) – A new study out of Copenhagen suggests that 30 minutes of daily exercise is just as effective — if not more — than working out for a full hour. The surprising results were published in the American Journal of Physiology and involved monitoring the weight loss efforts of 60 heavyset but otherwise healthy […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
The ‘face-kini’: China’s new beach trend

The ‘face-kini’: China’s new beach trend

(Relaxnews) – A full head mask, also known as a ‘face-kini’, accompanied by a long-sleeve bodysuit, is the latest summer accessory in China. As reported by international media outlets, including The New York Times, the ultimate alternative to sunblock in China is a full head mask with openings for the eyes and mouth. Women wearing […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Shocking sweet potatoes with electricity ups antioxidants: research

Shocking sweet potatoes with electricity ups antioxidants: research

(Relaxnews) – A group of scientists claim that supercharging sweet potatoes with an electric shock could increase the level of antioxidants and polyphenols in the vegetable — already accepted as a nutritional powerhouse. At the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia this week, the largest scientific society in the […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·

TIME WARNER CABLE TO PROVIDE 3 MONTHS OF FREE FILIPINO PROGRAMMING FOR TRIPLE PLAY SUBSCRIBERS

Enjoy Three Free Months of Filipino Programming For a Limited Time with Triple Play Subscription Los Angeles, CA – Time Warner Cable, the second largest cable provider in the U.S., introduces a limited time offer which includes free Filipino programming for three months for those who sign up for our Triple Play TV, Internet and […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Giveaways, Promotions, Services ·
Sereno is PHL’s first female chief justice

Sereno is PHL’s first female chief justice

Manila, Aug 24, 2012 (AFP) – President Benigno Aquino on Friday named a veteran judge as the first female chief justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, following his controversial ousting of her predecessor. Supreme Court associate justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, 52, was named to take the place of ousted chief justice Renato Corona after he […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Robredo wife laughs off calls to run for senator

Robredo wife laughs off calls to run for senator

MANILA, Aug 27 (Mabuhay) – The wife of the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo just laughed off calls for her to run for public office. During the tribute on Sunday night at the Naga City Hall, Robredo’s friend Adolfo Bolivan said the Cabinet Secretary would probably not deny growing calls for Atty. […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Aquino calls Robredo a ‘bayani’ in Heroes Day speech

Aquino calls Robredo a ‘bayani’ in Heroes Day speech

MANILA, Aug 27 (Mabuhay) – A simple, unassuming “bayani” (hero) who chose a life of service for the sake of his countrymen. This was how President Benigno Aquino III described the late Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo in a speech on Monday commemorating National Heroes’ Day. Aquino said Robredo led […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Aquino leads National Heroes Day rites at Libingan ng mga Bayani

Aquino leads National Heroes Day rites at Libingan ng mga Bayani

MANILA, Aug 27 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III led the nation in commemorating the National Heroes Day in ceremonies held at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City on Monday. In keeping with this year’s theme: “Pilipinong Tapat, Magiting at Makabayan: Ikaw ang Bayani sa Tuwid na Daan,” the President paid homage […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Dingdong co-produces horror movie ‘Tiktik’

Dingdong co-produces horror movie ‘Tiktik’

Dingdong Dantes co-produced the upcoming horror movie “Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles,” which is set to be released in the coming weeks. “Tiktik,” a movie starring Lovi Poe, is a co-production of Dingdong’s Agosto Dos Pictures, Reality Entertainment, Mothership Productions, Post Manila Production and GMA Films. Dingdong said he is proud of the project as it […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Skillet Suppers: The Secret to Stress-Free Weeknights

Skillet Suppers: The Secret to Stress-Free Weeknights

Quick Chili Mac Skillet (Family Features) The busy school year means that dinner planning often gets pushed aside. Moms and dads alike may find themselves opting for the drive-thru instead of the dinner table. But that’s not the only option. Homemade Quick Chili Mac Skillet was created with busy weeknights in mind. Not only is […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·
Craving Comfort food? Try these 4 soulful recipes

Craving Comfort food? Try these 4 soulful recipes

Savory Quiche Swiss Sliders Bacon Mac & Cheese Roast Beef Baguette (Family Features) Comfort food is different for everybody, but the deep satisfaction each mouthful brings is the same. To warm the body and the soul on a chilly day, give your favorite comfort foods a delicious makeover with recipes that use Wisconsin-made Grand Cru […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·

Eliminate your debt; know your options

Ask yourself this. If you could eliminate your debt without permanently damaging your credit, why wouldn’t you? The stigma related to bankruptcy is not what it was 30 years ago. Just ask the millions of Americans who have taken this step to rebuild their futures. A clean slate is the ultimate tool of empowerment. Bankruptcy […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
Burning Man festivals around the world

Burning Man festivals around the world

(Relaxnews) – The US edition of Burning Man runs August 27 though September 3 in the Nevada desert. For those missing out, here are some other Burning Man events throughout the world, organized through the Burning Man Regional Network. AfrikaBurn was created as a regional event back in 2007 and takes place in Tankwa Karoo in […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Paralympic Games 2012 : 70,000 new tickets go on sale

Paralympic Games 2012 : 70,000 new tickets go on sale

(Relaxnews) – Four days before the Paralympic Games kick off in London, a batch of 70,000 new tickets is going on sale, some giving access to the opening ceremony. The organizers of London 2012 have already beaten ticket sales records for the Paralympic Games, with around 2.3 million tickets sold. But this figure will rise […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Behind the scenes with Lady Gaga’s Vogue cover shoot

Behind the scenes with Lady Gaga’s Vogue cover shoot

(Relaxnews) – American Vogue unveiled a behind the scenes video from Lady Gaga’s September issue cover shoot August 10, with the songstress performing the song “Hair” as she plays with her huge backcombed tresses in the clip. The pop star took to Twitter August 9 to unveil her eagerly awaited Mert and Marcus-shot front cover for the US fashion […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Top 10 street styles from around the world for August

Top 10 street styles from around the world for August

10 photos (Relaxnews) - Lookbook users were into romance-tinged grunge this week with most votes going to unstructured looks in white and black. ©LOOKBOOK.nu/Petra K. Special uses : Use only for LOOKBOOK.nu Lovely autumn (have instagram now) Look by Petra K., 15 year old girl from Umeå, Sweden. Find out more about her style athttp://lookbook.nu/petrakarlsson ©LOOKBOOK.nu/Adam G. Special […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
Judy Ann ‘salutes’ Gerald Anderson

Judy Ann ‘salutes’ Gerald Anderson

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) — Young superstar Judy Ann Santos only has good words for young actor Gerald Anderson after his try at winning the heart of Pop Star Princess Sarah Geronimo. Only weeks after Anderson was reported to have stopped wooing Geronimo, Santos, a known confidant of the pop singer, aired her take on […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Claudine joins Tulfo brothers at TV5

Claudine joins Tulfo brothers at TV5

MANILA, Aug 18 (Mabuhay) — Actress Claudine Barretto is set to make an appearance in an upcoming episode of a TV5 drama anthology. The former Kapamilya actress filmed an episode of a drama anthology that airs on the No. 3 network. Barretto reportedly co-stars with actor Jay Manalo for the upcoming TV appearance, which was […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Palace reassures Maguindanao Massacre victims’ relatives of help

Palace reassures Maguindanao Massacre victims’ relatives of help

MANILA, Aug 18 (Mabuhay) — On the eve of the 1,000th day of the infamous Maguindanao Massacre, Malacañang reiterated its assurance to relatives of the victims that the government’s executive branch is ready to help them. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the executive branch continues to listen to the victims’ concerns, and is particularly […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
“Sinapupunan” is one of contenders for the Golden Lion film award

“Sinapupunan” is one of contenders for the Golden Lion film award

(ROME-AFP) – The Venice film festival opening on the famous lagoon on Wednesday and running until September 8 will bring together the best of Hollywood as well as up-and-coming talent from around the world. Here are the 18 contenders for the coveted Golden Lion award: – “Apres Mai” (“Something in the air”) by Olivier Assayas: […]

26.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·