What crisis? Swiss watchmakers eye record 2012

What crisis? Swiss watchmakers eye record 2012

(GENEVA-AFP) – The world’s biggest watch fair is set to open in an optimistic mood, with Swiss watchmakers — the industry’s barometer — expecting 2012 demand to beat 2011′s, when exports hit a record. “The watchmaking sector is probably a unique case,” said Jacques Duchene, who heads the exhibitors’ committee of the Baselworld fair, which […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Award-winning Peruvian chef recipe for scallops with lime butter

Award-winning Peruvian chef recipe for scallops with lime butter

(Relaxnews) – Rafael, El Chef, by Peruvian chef Rafael Osterling was named the best chef cookbook in Paris March 6 at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Here’s a recipe from his his website www.rafaelosterling.com. Grilled Scallops with Lime Butter and Crunchy Garlic (serves 4) 20 large scallops, in their shell flat leaf parsley Lime Butter […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes, Kitchenomics ·
Low-fat Dutch gouda crowned world champion cheese

Low-fat Dutch gouda crowned world champion cheese

(Relaxnews) – A Dutch Gouda has been crowned the big cheese among more than 2,500 entries from around the world. An international panel of judges at the World Champion Cheese Contest, held every two years in Wisconsin, deemed a mild low-fat Vermeer Gouda from dairy maker FrieslandCampina in the Netherlands the best in show, giving […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Kitchenomics ·
Geneva Motor Show: eleven new cars you shouldn’t miss

Geneva Motor Show: eleven new cars you shouldn’t miss

11 photos (Relaxnews) – The Geneva Motor Show sees launches and product refreshes from most of the major automotive brands — here, the Relaxnews pick of the ones to see first. ©Ferrari Special uses : Ferrari Only Ferrari F12berlinetta Ferrari’s most powerful road vehicle in history can sprint from 0-100km/h in 3.1 seconds thanks to […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Motoring ·
From ‘The Voice’ to The Scent: Maroon 5′s Levine launching men’s and women’s fragrances

From ‘The Voice’ to The Scent: Maroon 5′s Levine launching men’s and women’s fragrances

(Relaxnews) – While fans eagerly await debut perfume releases from Lady Gaga and Madonna, Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine is the latest pop star to announce a fragrance launch. Levine, who is also a mentor on US reality talent show The Voice, will unveil his debut scent, 222 by Adam Levine, in May 2013, with […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Paris Fashion Week finale highlights: Louis Vuitton, Elie Saab, Miu Miu

Paris Fashion Week finale highlights: Louis Vuitton, Elie Saab, Miu Miu

9 photos (Relaxnews) – The most talked about show on the final day of Paris Fashion Week was undoubtedly Louis Vuitton’s extravagant Fall/Winter 2012 presentation in a lifesize facsimile of a train station, while Elie Saab and Miu Miu were among the other big names on closing day. See all the latest highlights here. ©AFP […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
Calling shoeaholics: Arianne Phillips curates new international footwear site

Calling shoeaholics: Arianne Phillips curates new international footwear site

(Relaxnews) – March 7 saw the launch of Yoox Group’s new online shoe boutique shoescribe.com, with unique features including a resident shoe guru as well as celebrity guest editors. Dedicated solely to footwear ranging from sportswear to high heels, the site ships top international brands ranging from Havaianas to Giambattista Valli across the globe. Visitors […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Ambient awareness, crowdsourced funding, and focused apps at SXSW Interactive

Ambient awareness, crowdsourced funding, and focused apps at SXSW Interactive

(Relaxnews) – SXSW Interactive is challenging people to envision the future, and while attendees might have the future of technology in the back of their minds, their phones are zoomed in on a new breed of location-aware apps. Technology bloggers and SXSW attendees are already buzzing about a swathe of new location-based and check-in applications […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Apps ·
Advert for next-gen iPad becomes a viral video hit

Advert for next-gen iPad becomes a viral video hit

(Relaxnews) – Apple unveiled the highly anticipated next gen iPad at an event on March 7, sparking a massive online reaction and sending a TV advert for Apple’s latest product viral.The TV ad for the next-gen iPad looks likely to be a viral hit, gaining well over 100,000 views in 18 hours after it was […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology, Videos ·
Consumer group claims Coke and Pepsi can cause cancer

Consumer group claims Coke and Pepsi can cause cancer

(Relaxnews) – A consumer’s group in the US says it’s found a known animal carcinogen in sodas like Coca-Cola and Pepsi which contain caramel coloring. According to the lab results of The Center for Science in the Public Interest, sodas like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi contain high levels of 4-methylimidazole (4-MI), a […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Kitchenomics ·
US health authorities warn against ‘inhalable caffeine’

US health authorities warn against ‘inhalable caffeine’

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US health authorities on Tuesday issued a warning to the maker of a new inhalable caffeine product sold in the United States and France, citing mislabeling and safety concerns. “The Food and Drug Administration reviewed your website at www.aeroshots.com in February 2012 and has determined that the product AeroShot is misbranded,” said the […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Strong space weather storm hits Earth

Strong space weather storm hits Earth

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The strongest space weather storm in five years struck Earth on Thursday, causing some airlines to reroute their flights, threatening power disruptions and sparking a show of the northern lights. NASA and other agencies warned that the storm had the potential to disrupt global positioning systems, satellites and power grids, and had already […]

08.03.2012 · Filled under: Environment ·

Time Warner Cable teams up with with Will.I.Am for launching of ‘Wouldn’t It be Cool If…’

National Competition Challenges Kids across America to Dream Up Their Coolest Invention Idea (San Diego, CA) –Pina-a-alam ng Time Warner Cable ang official launch ng Wouldn’t It Be Cool If…, isang kampanyang unang pinahayag sa 2012 White House Science Fair ,upang mag isip ang mga  kabataan na ang Science ay Math ay kaiga-igaya, isang makabagong […]

06.03.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Promotions, Services ·
Gordon Ramsay to open casual dining eatery in Los Angeles

Gordon Ramsay to open casual dining eatery in Los Angeles

(Relaxnews) – Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is adding a European-style, casual dining eatery to his ever expanding — and contracting — restaurant empire, the latest of which will open at the sprawling Los Angeles entertainment and retail complex, The Grove. Dubbed The Fat Cow, the rustic, neighborhood-style restaurant seats more than 200 diners and will […]

06.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Bangkok’s number two airport to reopen

Bangkok’s number two airport to reopen

(BANGKOK-AFP) – Bangkok’s second largest airport will reopen this week after a more than four-month closure owing to the kingdom’s worst floods in decades, an official said Monday. “We are 100-percent ready to resume services on Tuesday,” the general manager of Don Mueang International Airport in the north of the city, Kanputt Mungklasiri, told AFP. […]

06.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
India starts to build Angkor Wat replica

India starts to build Angkor Wat replica

(NEW DELHI-AFP) – A Hindu trust in India on Monday started a 10-year project to build a replica of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple on the banks of the Ganges. A foundation-laying ceremony was held at the 40-acre (16 hectare) site in the eastern state of Bihar where the trust plans to recreate the temple’s huge […]

06.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Mobile industry champions paying with phones

Mobile industry champions paying with phones

(BARCELONA-AFP) – Paying with a mobile phone is gradually become a reality for consumers, with banks, telecommunications operators and Internet players all jumping in to offer payment options. But while one group is pushing for a system of payment through an electronic wallet hosted on the web, another is investing in an infrastructure that would […]

06.03.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Singapore top carbon emitter in Asia-Pacific: WWF

Singapore top carbon emitter in Asia-Pacific: WWF

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Affluent Singapore had the largest carbon footprint per head in the Asia-Pacific in 2010, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Monday. The environmental advocacy group said Singapore’s 2010 per capita gross domestic product of more than $40,000 — one of the highest in the region — fuelled exorbitant consumption habits. But the group […]

06.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
Robot beats Opera to become world’s top mobile browser

Robot beats Opera to become world’s top mobile browser

(Relaxnews) – The Android web browser Robot has surpassed Opera to become the top mobile browser, according to new data from browser tracking site statcounter.com. The data shows that Android’s mobile web browser Robot overtook Opera — which is used on devices such as Blackberry, Symbian, Windows Mobile and others — in February 2012. According […]

06.03.2012 · Filled under: Apps ·
‘Magical’ features of the new iPad 3: viral video spotlight

‘Magical’ features of the new iPad 3: viral video spotlight

(Relaxnews) – Following on from his “magical” preview of iOS 5, YouTube user and optical illusionist Simon Pierro has pulled another trick out of his hat, scoring a viral hit with his preview of the iPad 3. Going under the YouTube user name of iOSmagic, Simon Pierro often demos some of the potential features of […]

06.03.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology, Videos ·