‘Hidden Figures:’ Taraji P. Henson follows Golden Globe with NASA biopic

‘Hidden Figures:’ Taraji P. Henson follows Golden Globe with NASA biopic

Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson is being linked with a lead role in an upcoming film adaptation of “Hidden Figures,” the story of a team of NASA mathematicians who proved essential to the Space Race. Few may have known her name until recently, but NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson was an integral part of the […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Supreme Court puts Obama carbon emissions plan on hold

Supreme Court puts Obama carbon emissions plan on hold

Washington, United States | AFP |   − The US Supreme Court on Tuesday put on hold President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fueled power plants pending a legal challenge. A coalition of 27 US states is suing in a lower court to halt Obama’s Clean Power Plan, and petitioned the Supreme Court to suspend […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Poe admits weight loss, but says she’s healthy

Poe admits weight loss, but says she’s healthy

TOLEDO City, Cebu  (Mabuhay) − Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday admitted that she is losing weight, but assured that she remains in good health and fit for the election campaign season. Poe, who noticeably looked gaunter at the official start of the campaign period than in 2015, attributed her weight loss to her failure to […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jasmine in good terms with Anne, Erwan

Jasmine in good terms with Anne, Erwan

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– The latest post of Jasmine Curtis-Smith on her Snapchat account proves that her relationship with her sister, Anne, and her sister’s boyfriend, Erwan Heussaff, remains strong. This comes amid the social media frenzy caused by a photo of Jasmine and Heussaff went viral online. On Tuesday, Jasmine shared on Snapchat a 10-second […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Clooney opens Berlin film fest with spotlight on refugees

Clooney opens Berlin film fest with spotlight on refugees

George Clooney opened the Berlin film festival Thursday with Europe’s refugee influx in the spotlight, saying he would meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel about lending star power to help with the crisis. The 11-day Berlinale, one of the top three cinema showcases in Europe along with Cannes and Venice, kicked off with a screening of […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Tinder-style apps score as online dating grows

Tinder-style apps score as online dating grows

The age-old quest for love is moving inexorably online for young and old Americans alike — whether this means swiping on their phone for a hot date, or using matchmaking sites to find the perfect mate. The 18 to 24 crowd has warmed to smartphone apps like Tinder that help them spot a match among […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Lifestyle, Online, Science & Technology ·
The Godiva Valentine’s Day Collection

The Godiva Valentine’s Day Collection

GODIVA is encouraging its customers to share their love and create lasting memories this Valentine’s Day with the following new and unique collection of products created especially for the holiday: Coupes d’amour Collection: With whimsical packaging designed by French artist Charlotte Gastaut, the Coupes d’amour chocolates are little “cups of love,” with flavors including ganache and caramel layered in […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Offers, Promotions, Valentine's Day ·
Behavioral factors linked to half of postmenopausal breast cancer cases, study finds

Behavioral factors linked to half of postmenopausal breast cancer cases, study finds

(Relaxnews) − A French study carried out at the Insistut Gustave Roussy in Villejuif and published in the International Journal of Cancer has found that half of postmenopausal breast cancer cases can be attributed to behavioral factors such as poor diet, alcohol consumption and being overweight. The research showed that more than half (53.5%) of […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Can smartphones actually make you more active?

Can smartphones actually make you more active?

(Relaxnews) – New research suggests that using a smartphone can be an effective way of motivating people to get moving and can even decrease unhealthy sedentary behavior. The US-based pilot study brought together researchers from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, the American Cancer Society, and the technical expertise of the e-Health Technology Program […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
Ford’s new racing pickup is designed to make customers take stock

Ford’s new racing pickup is designed to make customers take stock

(Relaxnews) − Based on the already formidable F150 Raptor, the new model has been put together to compete in a new desert off-road racing class—factory stock. So, although the truck has been given some serious attention from Ford’s Performance division, all that has been added are race-optimized front and rear springs and some special Fox […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Not getting enough sleep? You’re probably on Facebook says new study

Not getting enough sleep? You’re probably on Facebook says new study

 (Relaxnews) − In a recent study by the University of California, Irvine, researchers found that a lack of sleep is linked to a higher level of online browsing, including checking social media websites such as Facebook. Wanting to look at how sleep duration could affect internet use, rather than how internet use affects sleep, the […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
Zika virus: No cause for alarm yet in PHL, says Health chief

Zika virus: No cause for alarm yet in PHL, says Health chief

MANILA  (Mabuhay) − There is no cause for alarm yet over the Zika virus, Department of Health Secretary Janette Garin reiterated Monday as the Philippines remains free from the bug. “Wala pa, wala pang [cases of Zika]. Although we have to give emphasis na dati nandito na sa atin yun, nawala siya at yung lamok […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
How much Vilma Santos earned for first acting role

How much Vilma Santos earned for first acting role

Veteran actress Vilma Santos, who has been in the industry since she was nine, explained the reason she turned down an offer to do a “tell-all” book. The 62-year-old Santos teased: “Ino-offer sa akin na gawin libro ang buhay ko. Pero sabi ko hindi puwedeng ‘tell-all.’ Kasi may mga sekreto ako na hindi niyo pa […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
30 years after EDSA, Gringo thinks ‘system’ still the same

30 years after EDSA, Gringo thinks ‘system’ still the same

MANILA  (Mabuhay) − Sen. Gringo Honasan, one of the key figures in the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution, said on Monday that the system and the problems that existed 30 years ago remain the same. In a radio interview, Honasan said: “Bago na ang mga personalidad pero ang sistema, yung improvement sa system, nakakaligtaan natin.” […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US urges condom use or abstinence to avoid Zika virus

US urges condom use or abstinence to avoid Zika virus

(Miami, United States-AFP) − US health authorities on Friday urged people to use condoms or refrain from sex if they live in or have traveled to areas where the Zika virus is circulating. The new interim guidelines from the US Centers from Disease Control are aimed at pregnant women and their partners, and at people […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·

200 years in prison for OC man convicted of mortgage fraud

SANTA ANA, California – A federal jury today convicted an Orange County man for leading a “builder bailout” real estate scheme that resulted in the fraudulent purchase of more than 100 condominium units around the country with mortgages that mostly went into default, resulting in foreclosures and millions of dollars in losses. Momoud Aref Abaji, 34, of […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
As metallic balloon outages soar SCE urges customers to secure them this Valentine’s Day

As metallic balloon outages soar SCE urges customers to secure them this Valentine’s Day

ROSEMEAD, Calif  — Records might be made to be broken, but Southern California Edison just experienced one that it never wants to come close to again. SCE saw an all-time high 924 power outages caused by free-floating metallic balloons last year, far surpassing its previous high of 714 in 2012. With Valentine’s Day near, SCE […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Holidays, Home & Garden, Services, Valentine's Day ·
Gawad Kalinga USA Hope Summit in Los Angeles March 4-6

Gawad Kalinga USA Hope Summit in Los Angeles March 4-6

Los Angeles, CA   – This Spring, GK 1 World Foundation (dba Gawad Kalinga USA), in cooperation with Seafood City, will host the Hope Summit 2016, a three-day event on March 4-6 at Radisson Hotel Los Angeles at USC. A team from the GK global network that includes GK founding father Tony Meloto and GK Executive Director Jose Luis […]

08.02.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Taylor Swift confirmed to perform at 2016 Grammy Awards

Taylor Swift confirmed to perform at 2016 Grammy Awards

(Relaxnews) – It has been confirmed that Taylor Swift will perform at this year’s Grammy awards, due to take place later this month. Swift joins a list of artists who have already been confirmed including Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd. Lamar is the artist with the most nominations this year, with 11 in total. Swift […]

08.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Christian Louboutin unveils lunar-inspired capsule collection for Spring/Summer 2016

Christian Louboutin unveils lunar-inspired capsule collection for Spring/Summer 2016

(Relaxnews) – Christian Louboutin has revealed a new Spring/Summer 2016 collection inspired by the power of the moon. The “Clair de Lune” capsule collection features styles for both men and women, with each style adorned with crystals in a prism of rich, sparking colors. Gems used include ruby, rose and tangerine, contrasted against a cooler […]

08.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Lunar New Year ·