Five destinations that are simply rocketing this summer

Five destinations that are simply rocketing this summer

(Relaxnews) – Desperate to go somewhere cool this year? To find out what’s hot this summer season, Relaxnews took a look at Kayak‘s destination data, based on millions of flight and hotel searches from its global network of websites. The zeitgeist, it seems, is firmly in Germany this year — here, the top five yearly […]

22.06.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Images of the week: Madrid, Guatemala City, Manila

Images of the week: Madrid, Guatemala City, Manila

13 photos ©AFP PHOTO/ JAVIER SORIANO Madrid A model poses in a representation of a painting by US artist Edward Hopper entitled ‘Morning Sun’ at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid on June 11, 2012. ©AFP PHOTO / SEBASTIEN BOZON Basel A visitor passes a work of art of Hamish Fulton on June 12, 2012 during […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: News, Photos ·
Lady Gaga debuts her “Fame” fragrance

Lady Gaga debuts her “Fame” fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Although the official debut date was scheduled to be July 1, the new scent signed by Lady Gaga has been revealed on the Twitter page of the US star, who is currently on tour. The fragrance named Fame, in keeping with her album titles The Fame and The Fame Monster, should be on sale by autumn. […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Obesity factor: scientists calculate the weight of the world

Obesity factor: scientists calculate the weight of the world

(Relaxnews) – Curious how much collective extra weight the world is carrying due to the global obesity problem? In data published on Sunday, scientists have calculated it to be 3.9 million tons, or 3.5 million metric tons. According to researchers, all that extra bulk adds up, and could have “the same implications for world food […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Foods high in antioxidant content

Foods high in antioxidant content

(Relaxnews) – A recently published study out of Portugal found that green tea and hibiscus-based beverages worked the hardest for their consumer, as they had the highest levels of antioxidants out of 19 commercially available drinks. More than blackberry and raspberry-based products, the combination of green tea and hibiscus proved to be the most antioxidant-rich. Meanwhile, a study out […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Five top tips for creating a beautiful website

Five top tips for creating a beautiful website

(Relaxnews) – Jason Amunwa, Director of Products at digital-telepathy is on a mission to beautify the web. He works at the design studio that created SlideDeck and HelloBar.com and specializes in web and user experience design. Jason Amunwa shared his top five web design tips with Relaxnews: 1. Work from scratch every time Simply copying […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
US surpasses Italy as biggest market for still ‘light’ wine

US surpasses Italy as biggest market for still ‘light’ wine

(Relaxnews) – A new set of statistics reveals that American consumers are growing increasingly thirsty for wine as the US has overtaken Italy to become the biggest market for still light vino, defined as non-sparkling wines up to 14 percent alcohol or lower. According to UK-based International Wine & Spirit Research (IWSR), sales in the […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
US probes safety of 1.4 million Toyotas after fires

US probes safety of 1.4 million Toyotas after fires

(CHICAGO-AFP) – US regulators have expanded a probe into a potential safety hazard in 1.4 million Toyota vehicles after nine people were injured in 161 crashes or fires. No deaths were reported from the fires which began in the power window switch. Regulators did not provide details on the severity of the injuries in a […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Restored Caravaggio ‘Raising of Lazarus’ on show in Rome

Restored Caravaggio ‘Raising of Lazarus’ on show in Rome

(ROME-AFP) – A Caravaggio masterpiece, “The Raising of Lazarus,” went on show Friday at Rome’s Museo di Roma after a meticulous seven-month restoration. One of the Renaissance master’s most important works, it was painted in Sicily soon after he fled from Malta, where he had taken refuge after being sentenced to death for killing a […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
(July 12-15) Comic-Con’s initial television line-up

(July 12-15) Comic-Con’s initial television line-up

(LOS ANGELES-Relaxnews) – Science-fiction, horror and fantasy will fuel Comic-Con, July 12-15, the 42nd annual mega-conference in San Diego, California, featuring the stars and directors of upcoming films and television shows, with sneak peeks of footage to get the 130,000 fans attending the event pumped with anticipation. Last year the crowded television presentations far outnumbered […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Facebook buys face recognition technology startup

Facebook buys face recognition technology startup

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Facebook on Monday said it has bought a startup specializing in software that lets computers recognize people’s faces in digital images. It was not disclosed how much the leading social network paid for Face.com or what its plans are for the company. “People who use Facebook enjoy sharing photos and memories with […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business, Science & Technology ·
CalRecycle Reminds DIYers to Recycle their Used Motor Oil & Filters Together

CalRecycle Reminds DIYers to Recycle their Used Motor Oil & Filters Together

SACRAMENTO – A recent survey by California’s Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) revealed a serious gap in awareness among drivers who change their own motor oil. While 95 percent of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) oil changers said they recycle their used motor oil, approximately one-third admitted to dumping their used oil filters in the trash, […]

18.06.2012 · Filled under: Environment ·
Mr. Pure Energy still has it! Gary V. Live at Pechanga Resort and Casino

Mr. Pure Energy still has it! Gary V. Live at Pechanga Resort and Casino

Temecula, CA – As part of the Mabuhay Philippines Independence Day at Pechanga Resort and Casino, Gary Valenciano entertained the crowd of die-hard Filipino fans with a 2-hour set, two-day concert event held June 14-15. It was at least five years since he had a concert at Pechanga and he didn’t disappoint. With almost 30 […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Promotions, Services ·
Internet led to global ‘explosion’ of fake drugs

Internet led to global ‘explosion’ of fake drugs

(Manila-AFP) – The rapid growth of Internet commerce has led to an explosion of counterfeit drugs sold around the world, with China the biggest source of fake medicines, pharmaceutical experts said Thursday. The illicit trade is now believed to be worth around 75 billion dollars globally, with criminal gangs increasingly using the web to move […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
What if my creditor has obtained a judgment?

What if my creditor has obtained a judgment?

Many people ignore demands of payment from collection agencies and other creditors, not realizing that these companies can file a lawsuit to get a judgment against them. Once the creditor gets a judgment, it can record such judgment and put a lien on your property or institute garnishment on your bank accounts or wages. Once […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Local News, Services ·
‘Reformed’ Robin Padilla as the new MoneyGram endorser

‘Reformed’ Robin Padilla as the new MoneyGram endorser

PHL Country Manager Lim says ‘he’s the perfect choice’ (Weekend Balita) – For one of the top remitting agencies in the world, MoneyGram International didn’t seem to need introduction, much less a celebrity promoting the top financial institution. But it did so as far as the Philippines is concerned. Maybe it has something to do […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Top new tech products: MacBook Pro with Retina Display, a DSLR with a touchscreen, eco solar-powered bag

Top new tech products: MacBook Pro with Retina Display, a DSLR with a touchscreen, eco solar-powered bag

(Relaxnews) – High-tech product releases announced the week ending June 13 include a hugely upgraded MacBook Pro with a Retina display, updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pros, the Canon EOS Rebel T4i, the Sony Xperia miro, the Sony Cyber-shot RX100, and a solar-powered bag for your gadgets. A super-slim laptop with the world’s highest resolution […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Top 5 cooking videos of the week: Ludicrous mac and cheese-stuffed meat roll

Top 5 cooking videos of the week: Ludicrous mac and cheese-stuffed meat roll

(Relaxnews) – The most viewed cooking video uploaded this week involves a reinvention of the sweet Swiss roll into a massive log of meat created by “food pornographers” Epic Meal Time. In place of chocolate cake and vanilla cream,  the foul-mouthed burly Montreal-based team at Epic Meal Time stuff fire-roasted jalapenos, pepperoni, macaroni and cheese, […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes, Videos ·
Five sports-inspired summer 2012 scents for men

Five sports-inspired summer 2012 scents for men

(Relaxnews) – With major sporting events including the Euro soccer tournament and the Olympics taking place this summer, perfume houses and brands have gone with the athletic theme, creating fragrances for men who love to take part or just watch. Below, five sporty men’s scents in time for summer and Father’s Day. A*Men Pure Shot […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
London more than three times more expensive than Hanoi for a night out

London more than three times more expensive than Hanoi for a night out

(Relaxnews) – A night out in London that includes a hotel room, taxi fare, a cocktail and dinner will set you back $518.01 on average, while one in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city, costs only $141.12, according to TripAdvisor’s latest edition of its TripIndex, published on Wednesday. A night in a four-star hotel costs on average […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·