Six good reasons to toast your health with wine

Six good reasons to toast your health with wine

Oenophiles rejoice — a glass or two or red wine with a meal may boost your heart health, help you lose weight, reduce forgetfulness, boost your immunity, and even help with bone loss. Here are six research-backed reasons to say cheers. 1. Protect your brain - When researchers gave memory tests to older women, those who drank […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
New Miss Dior campaign with Natalie Portman + Lady Dior teaser

New Miss Dior campaign with Natalie Portman + Lady Dior teaser

French luxury house Dior presented its latest Miss Dior (formerly Miss Dior Chérie) campaign on September 3, featuring actress Natalie Portman. The new video shows a similar esthetic to the original campaign starring Portman (Black Swan). Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin’s song “Je t’aime… moi non plus” sets the tone for this twenty-second ad with some […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Full list of top 101 hotel restaurants in the world

Full list of top 101 hotel restaurants in the world

(Relaxnews) – Popular food blog The Daily Meal has compiled a list of what they say are the top 101 hotel restaurants in the world. Spanning six continents and more than 40 countries and 80 cities, the list is led by Paris, France, which landed five spots with addresses like Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Organic food is not healthier, say Stanford researchers

Organic food is not healthier, say Stanford researchers

(Relaxnews) – A new large-scale study from Stanford University in the California finds that when it comes to nutrition, organic foods, such as meat, dairy, and produce, may not be worth the extra cash. While organics come at a premium, researchers say they are no healthier and not significantly safer than conventional foods and produce […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Off the court with US Open contestant Maria Sharapova

Off the court with US Open contestant Maria Sharapova

(Relaxnews) – Tennis player Maria Sharapova has won a total of 27 WTA singles titles including four Grand Slams and is currently ranked number 3 in the world. Sharapova talked to Relaxnews about traveling, music, and her on- and off-court style. Maria Sharapova reached the fourth round at the US Open after beating Mallory Burdette […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Hackers release Apple IDs allegedly taken from an FBI database, Twitter users react

Hackers release Apple IDs allegedly taken from an FBI database, Twitter users react

(Relaxnews) – On September 4 hacking collective AntiSec released around 12 million Apple IDs which, the group claims, were obtained from a database on a computer used by a member of US governmental agency the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The group claims to have hacked an FBI agent’s laptop and extracted a list of […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Make Pizza Night a Fiesta

Make Pizza Night a Fiesta

Southwestern Bean Mexican Pizza (Family Features) Pizza night is a popular pastime for many families, but if you’re looking to change things up from the typical Italian style, try adding a south of the border spin. Southwestern Mexican Bean Pizza calls for just six ingredients, can be made in 30 minutes, and will satisfy the […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·
Coconut oil could battle tooth decay

Coconut oil could battle tooth decay

(Relaxnews) – Forget minty freshness: consumers may soon find coconut oil added to dental care products after new research finds it attacks the bacteria behind tooth decay. In a new study, scientists found that coconut oil treated with enzymes stopped the growth of Streptococcus bacteria — a major cause of tooth decay. According to a September 2 press […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Heavy drinking may ‘rewire’ the brain

Heavy drinking may ‘rewire’ the brain

(Relaxnews) – A new US study — claimed to be the first of its kind — finds that “heavy alcohol use actually rewires brain circuitry,” according to a September 2 university press release. The research found both a physical and a chemical connection between the abuse of alcohol, high levels of anxiety, and post traumatic stress […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Yosemite open despite virus that killed two

Yosemite open despite virus that killed two

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The deadly virus raising fears at California’s Yosemite National Park does not spread easily, and, despite two recent deaths, does not warrant closing the park, a spokeswoman said Monday. So far, at least six cases have been confirmed of the hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), a rare but serious illness that kills one […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘Green Mile’ actor Duncan dead at 54: reps

‘Green Mile’ actor Duncan dead at 54: reps

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Michael Clarke Duncan, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in “The Green Mile,” an adaptation of a Stephen King work, died Monday at age 54, his representatives said. Duncan “passed away peacefully today,” the manager, Dan Spilo, told AFP. “He was a great man with a huge heart, […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
‘Super Wi-Fi’ poised for growth in US, elsewhere

‘Super Wi-Fi’ poised for growth in US, elsewhere

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Move over Wi-Fi, there’s a new wireless technology coming. So-called “Super Wi-Fi,” which offers a bigger range than existing hotspots, is being deployed in the United States and generating interest in a number of countries, including Britain and Brazil. Super Wi-Fi is not really Wi-Fi because it uses a different frequency and requires […]

03.09.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Facebook cracks down on insincere “Likes”

Facebook cracks down on insincere “Likes”

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Facebook ramped up efforts Friday to get rid of “Likes” that aren’t from people genuinely interested in giving a virtual thumbs up to pages at the world’s leading social network. “We have recently increased our automated efforts to remove Likes on pages that may have been gained by means that violate our […]

03.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Regular workouts may boost your brain power as you age

Regular workouts may boost your brain power as you age

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that the brains of middle-aged people who exercise regularly show evidence of better brain function later in life than their more sedentary counterparts. To reach their findings, researchers at the University of Texas in Austin compared the brains of 28 active people ages 40-65 to those of 27 sedentary […]

03.09.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·

5 Time-Saving Laundry Tips

(Family Features) From messy meals to remnants of craft time creations, parents know that life is full of all kinds of stain-inducing – yet magical – adventures. But the great times should live on through cherished memories, not through permanently stained clothing. When it comes to removing those stains – from mud to markers and […]

03.09.2012 · Filled under: Lifestyle ·

Pest Prevention Basics

What you need to know to keep pests out of your home (Family Features) Nobody likes a pest, especially the creepy, crawly kind. But they exist, and, unfortunately, too many of us make it easy for pests to take up residence right alongside the family. To help you remember the most effective way to deal […]

03.09.2012 · Filled under: Lifestyle ·

Are Your Fall Lawn and Garden Priorities in Order?

(Family Features) Fall is a pivotal time for lawn and garden care. If you want a beautiful spring yard that’s a masterpiece, there are important steps to take now to ensure everything from grass to gardenias bloom. In fact, experts say there are five steps every yard or garden enthusiast should take in the fall […]

03.09.2012 · Filled under: Lifestyle ·
Dimming the lights and playing soft music can reduce calorie intake

Dimming the lights and playing soft music can reduce calorie intake

(Relaxnews) – Soft lighting and mellow music in fast food restaurants can help slash caloric intake by up to 18 percent and increase satisfaction, say the authors of a new study. After making a few adjustments at a fast food restaurant that included softening the music and lighting, researchers from Cornell University and the Georgia […]

02.09.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
A documentary celebrates 50 years of James Bond on film

A documentary celebrates 50 years of James Bond on film

(Relaxnews) - Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 will shed light on the birth of the popular spy saga. The documentary will provide a behind-the-scenes peek at the British spy’s career on the silver screen, which started on October 5, 1962 with the release of Dr. No. Director Stevan Riley was granted complete access to EON […]

02.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Rafael Rossell no longer a Kapamilya

Rafael Rossell no longer a Kapamilya

Star Magic talent Actor Rafael Rossell has transferred to another TV network. Rossell recently signed a contract with GMA-7, the Kapamilya network’s closest competitor. “More than growing as an actor, I want to grow as a person,” Rossell said of his transfer. “And I believe challenging the different fields in our industry and working with […]

02.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·