Barackdubs scores a viral hit with US President singing LMFAO

Barackdubs scores a viral hit with US President singing LMFAO

(Relaxnews) – YouTube channel Barackdubs has scored another viral hit with a video of US President Barack Obama singing LMFAO’s “Sexy And I Know It.” Barackdubs is a popular YouTube channel which features clips of speeches from the US President cut together and set to music to make it appear as if Barack Obama is […]

29.03.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Videos ·
Tofu vegetable salad recipe from Paul McCartney’s meat free cookbook

Tofu vegetable salad recipe from Paul McCartney’s meat free cookbook

(Relaxnews) – Sir Paul McCartney has released a vegetarian cookbook that gives readers meatless Monday recipes for the full year. The Meat Free Monday Cookbook: A Full Menu for Every Monday of the Year includes recipes like spring soups, summer salads, fall casseroles and winter stews. The book is co-edited by his fashion designer daughter Stella […]

29.03.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·
Dual action pot that cooks two kinds of ramen simultaneously tops Google searches

Dual action pot that cooks two kinds of ramen simultaneously tops Google searches

(Relaxnews) – A special pot in South Korea designed to cook two different ramen at the same time captured Googlers’ attention this week, putting the term 반반라면 — loosely translated as “half and half ramen” –  in the top spot. According to Google Insights, as of 11 am GMT on March 28, 반반라면 emerged as […]

29.03.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Watch: “Eat It Don’t Tweet It” viral video pokes fun at trigger-happy photogs

Watch: “Eat It Don’t Tweet It” viral video pokes fun at trigger-happy photogs

(Relaxnews) – A YouTube video spoofing shutterbug hipsters who habitually pull out their smartphones and cameras to snap photos of their food and post them on social media like Twitter and Facebook has gone viral for setting lyrics to the Pet Shop Boys’ song “West End Girls,” turning lobster and cupcakes into sassy, back-talking grouches, […]

29.03.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Videos ·
Fresh ideas about boring airplane seats on display in Hamburg

Fresh ideas about boring airplane seats on display in Hamburg

7 photos (Relaxnews) – Airplane interiors have a reputation of being rather dull — after all, there’s not much you can do with rows of seating, is there? Well actually, it turns out there is. As usual at this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expos, designers and engineers were bursting with new ideas of how the cabin could […]

29.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Photos ·
Revealed: the favorite cars of American women

Revealed: the favorite cars of American women

(Relaxnews) – American females prefer Volvo, a new study from a US automotive magazine has suggested. Inside Line studied all of the models sold in 2011 and identified those with the highest proportion of female buyers — and perhaps surprisingly, the top car was a sporty sedan, the Volvo S40, with a whopping 57.9 percent […]

28.03.2012 · Filled under: Motoring ·
OnStar launches new ‘Family Finder’ vehicle locator service

OnStar launches new ‘Family Finder’ vehicle locator service

(Relaxnews) – Ever wished you could track an errant partner who’s late home? Or wonder where your kids are in the evening? This week, General Motors announced a new service which will allow family members to locate vehicles remotely via GPS navigation and an internet browser. The service, dubbed Family Link, will allow loved ones […]

28.03.2012 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Diamonds with your perfume: Roja Parfums team with Fabergé for limited edition set

Diamonds with your perfume: Roja Parfums team with Fabergé for limited edition set

(Relaxnews) – Opulence has been in the air of late, with the launch of Hermès’ €1.5m haute-jewelry diamond covered handbag and Balmain’s Fabergé egg inspired Fall/Winter 2012 line, and the mood for lavishness is taking the fragrance world by storm too. In honor of the upcoming Easter celebrations, Roja Parfums has also been enamored by […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Ralph Lauren outfits USA Olympic team

Ralph Lauren outfits USA Olympic team

(LOS ANGELES-Relaxnews) – American fashion designer Ralph Lauren will be the official outfitter of the US Olympic and Paralympic Teams for London 2012, designing the opening and closing ceremony parade uniforms. Ralph Lauren previously designed the teams’ uniforms for the 2008 Games in Beijing and 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. In addition, Ralph Lauren will […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Fight cancer and heart disease with a bag of popcorn

Fight cancer and heart disease with a bag of popcorn

(Relaxnews) – A group of US scientists is calling popcorn the perfect snack food, after discovering that the hulls contain more antioxidants than fruits and vegetables. It’s a surprising finding that puts a snack traditionally associated with movie theater indulgences on the same plane as berries and spinach. But after analyzing the entire grain, scientists […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Chocolate-eaters have lower body mass: study

Chocolate-eaters have lower body mass: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Healthy people who exercise and also eat chocolate regularly tend to have a lower body mass index than those who eat the rich brown sweets less often, a US study suggested on Monday. The survey of a population of more than 1,000 adults, published as a research letter in the Archives of Internal […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
‘Hunger Games’ sets US box office record

‘Hunger Games’ sets US box office record

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The highly anticipated action film phenomenon “The Hunger Games” set a record at the North American box office with debut weekend sales of $152.5 million, industry figures confirmed Monday. The movie, about one teenage girl’s fight to win a death match reality show in a post-apocalyptic world, enjoyed the biggest ever opening […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Disneyland Paris: 20 years of magical rides

Disneyland Paris: 20 years of magical rides

15 photos (Relaxnews) – Disneyland Paris is celebrating its 20th anniversary starting April 1 with a series of special events and a new nighttime show named Disney Dreams! created for the occasion. Over 20 years, the park located in Marne-la-Vallée — which is among the most visited touris destination in France and Europe — has […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Photos ·
Swatch mulling car that runs on hydrogen, oxygen: chairman

Swatch mulling car that runs on hydrogen, oxygen: chairman

(GENEVA-AFP) – The world’s biggest watch company Swatch is looking at building a car that runs on hydrogen and oxygen, its chief executive and chairman Nick Hayek said in an interview published Sunday. “We already have a test-car with a fuel cell,” Hayek told newspaper NZZ am Sonntag. “Liquid hydrogen and oxygen are used as […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Motoring ·
(April-May) Auto agenda: Looking ahead to the New York Auto Show

(April-May) Auto agenda: Looking ahead to the New York Auto Show

(Relaxnews) – National and international debuts are expected at the New York International Auto Show next month, which rounds off the US auto show season with new models and the announcement of the World Car of the Year Award. World Car of the Year Award April 5 New York, NY, USA The winners of the […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Motoring ·
US ramping up private sector’s role in spaceflight

US ramping up private sector’s role in spaceflight

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The first flight of a commercial vessel to the International Space Station in late April will signal a bigger role for the private sector and open up space tourism opportunities, industry experts and lawmakers say. SpaceX, owned by Internet entrepreneur and PayPal founder Elon Musk, made history with its Dragon launch in December […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
(March-May) Travel agenda: Looking inside the way we fly, and Disneyland Paris celebrates

(March-May) Travel agenda: Looking inside the way we fly, and Disneyland Paris celebrates

(Relaxnews) – Next week, the Aircraft Interiors Expo will shine a light on the high-tech innovations that are changing the way we interact and relax above the clouds. Later in the week, Disneyland Paris will celebrate its big 2-0, ushering in a host of celebrations for the event. Aircraft Interiors Expo March 27-29 Hamburg, Germany […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Videos ·
The empire smiles back: Taiwan’s Japanese cherry festival

The empire smiles back: Taiwan’s Japanese cherry festival

(TAIPEI-AFP) – Taiwan loves cherry blossoms. In fact, it loves almost everything Japanese. For a nation that ruled the island for 50 years, often with an iron fist, Japan has left a very favourable impression. In the latest triumph of Japanese soft power in its former colony, tens of thousands of Taiwanese have taken up […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
New site latest to promise savings for travelers ahead of the summer season

New site latest to promise savings for travelers ahead of the summer season

(Relaxnews) – Right ahead of the summer travel season, a new tool called Tingo has been released with a grand promise that it could save travelers hundreds of millions of dollars. The reasoning behind Tingo, which is owned by TripAdvisor, is simple — hotels often change rates dependent on demand (i.e., how many rooms they have sold), […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business, Promotions ·
Eight ways to bag a hotel bargain online

Eight ways to bag a hotel bargain online

(Relaxnews) – The recent launch of TripAdvisor-owned Tingo has added yet another option for vacationers keen to snag a deal on hotels. But with so many types of hotel booking sites out there, which ones offer what? Here, a handy guide to the sites. Flash sale sites Sites such as Jetsetter, Voyage Privé, Tablet and SniqueAway specialize in selling discounted hotel […]

27.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Promotions ·