New York public wifi hotspots: installation begins

New York public wifi hotspots: installation begins

(Relaxnews) – First announced in July 2014, New York is now getting public wifi hubs throughout the city. Installation began on December 28, the Verge reports. The Big Apple’s first free wifi hub has been installed in the East Village, although New Yorkers will have to wait a few weeks until it can be used. The gigabit […]

29.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Louis Vuitton casts ‘Final Fantasy’ character for Spring 2016 campaign

Louis Vuitton casts ‘Final Fantasy’ character for Spring 2016 campaign

(Relaxnews) – Lightning from the “Final Fantasy” game series stars in the latest campaign by Louis Vuitton’s creative director Nicolas Ghesquière. Ghesquière revealed the first images from the campaign in two posts on Instagram, Monday December 28, showing the RPG character Lightning modeling looks direct from the Spring 2016 runway show, which had strong references to […]

29.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Games, Lifestyle, Online, Videos ·
Aiko Melendez admits seeing Spanish guy

Aiko Melendez admits seeing Spanish guy

Actress Aiko Melendez admitted on Monday that she is now seeing a Spanish guy who may be the answer to her prayers. Melendez, 40, said she met the 34-year-old guy who has “never been married” through a common friend. “Wala pa kaming label, parang dating, dating lang,” Melendez said. “He flies in and out of […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Architectural highlights of 2015

Architectural highlights of 2015

(Relaxnews) – 2015 saw the completion of several outstanding projects in architecture over the course of the year. From the new Philharmonic in Paris to a new business school in Sydney, here are some of the more remarkable feats in architecture from the last 12 months. The Shanghai Tower The Shanghai Tower in China is […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Photos ·
New ‘Star Wars’ film hits $1 bn at box office: Disney

New ‘Star Wars’ film hits $1 bn at box office: Disney

(Los Angeles-AFP) – The new “Star Wars” film has passed the $1 billion mark in global box office sales in record time, Disney said Sunday, as fans of the space epic pack theaters around the world. Twelve days after it first hit screens, “The Force Awakens” has posted an estimated $545 million in ticket sales […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The most popular nutrition trends of 2015

The most popular nutrition trends of 2015

(Relaxnews) – 2015 saw us stop counting the calories and instead start counting the nutrition. We focused on eating ‘real’ food again that is unprocessed, natural, and full of goodness, as seen in our round-up of the most popular nutrition and health food trends of the year. No sugar diets With many studies showing the […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
Samsung’s latest phablet revealed in China

Samsung’s latest phablet revealed in China

(Relaxnews) – Samsung announced its Galaxy A9 at a launch event in China, showcasing a number of new features. Compared to its predecessor the Galaxy A8, Samsung’s newest smartphone boasts a never-been-seen-before 6-inch screen reports online publication Mashable.  The device is equipped with a non-removable battery, extending battery life significantly. Operating on Android Lollipop 5.1, the […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
The up-and-coming models to keep an eye on in 2016

The up-and-coming models to keep an eye on in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid might have dominated the fashion industry this year, but now that they’re fully established supermodels the business needs fresh newcomers. So which up-and-coming models are set to make their mark in 2016? Lily-Rose Depp The daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis has made waves this year, largely […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Mapping the journey towards self-driving cars

Mapping the journey towards self-driving cars

(Relaxnews) – Tesla may have pushed out the ability to abdicate driving responsibility while highway cruising via little more than an over-the-air software update and Audi is currently prepping a sedan to dazzle the crowds at the International CES this January with its autonomous capabilities. But one thing is clear, 2016 will not be the […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Hollywood celebrities speak out on migrant crisis

Hollywood celebrities speak out on migrant crisis

By Jocelyne Zablit Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  – As Europe grapples with its biggest migrant crisis in recent history, Hollywood celebrities are rallying to raise awareness about the issue and lashing out at calls to turn away refugees. Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon this month became the latest star to arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos, […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, U.S. News ·
Aquino ‘shocked’ by the passing of esteemed Inquirer editor-in-chief

Aquino ‘shocked’ by the passing of esteemed Inquirer editor-in-chief

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III counts himself among the many politicians “shocked” and saddened by the unexpected passing of veteran journalist and longtime Philippine Daily Inquirer editor-in-chief Letty Jimenez Magsanoc. “My thoughts and prayers are with her family and all her colleagues in the Philippine Daily Inquirer at this time of profound […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Eliza Pineda all grown up

Eliza Pineda all grown up

Time flies. The former “Maria Flordeluna” star Eliza Pineda is now 20 years old. In 2007, Pineda played the role of an 11-year-old girl, who will do everything to bring her family together. She is also part of the original “Goin’ Bulilit” cast, working with the likes of Kiray Celis, Julia Montes and Jane Oineza, […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Party hairstyles for New Year’s Eve

Party hairstyles for New Year’s Eve

(Relaxnews) – New Year’s Eve is one of the most glamorous nights of the year, so it deserves a little extra attention when it comes to your hairstyle. Here are three show stopping looks and how to recreate them. Braided up-do Hair vlogger Kayley Melissa has come up with an intricate braided style perfect for […]

26.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, New Year's Day, Online, Photos, Videos ·
Santa absent this year in typhoon-hit PHL

Santa absent this year in typhoon-hit PHL

By Cecil Morella San Jose, Philippines | AFP |   – Wading through knee-deep floods, 12-year-old Joana Yambao pushes her infant sister in a black wash basin along the surface of the filthy water in a typhoon-hit Philippine village where residents have little to celebrate this Christmas. Under sunny skies, their mother sweeps mud from the floor of her […]

26.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

One dead, 26 hurt as car rams people on Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas, United States | AFP |   – A woman with a toddler in her car deliberately and repeatedly rammed into pedestrians on the packed Las Vegas Strip Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least 26 others, police said. “This was not an act of terrorism… we’ve ruled that out,” Deputy Police Chief Brett Zimmerman told reporters. […]

24.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US lifts lifetime ban on gay blood donations

US lifts lifetime ban on gay blood donations

(Washington, United States-AFP) – The United States on Monday formally lifted its lifetime ban on blood donations by gay men, replacing the rule with a 12-month waiting period after last sexual contact. The decision by the US Food and Drug Administration brings US policy in line with several other developed nations, including France, Japan and […]

24.12.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
SWS: VP Binay, Poe, Roxas and Duterte in tight race for presidency

SWS: VP Binay, Poe, Roxas and Duterte in tight race for presidency

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay, Sen. Grace Poe,  administration standard bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas II and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte are statistically tied as voters’ top picks to become the country’s next president based on the latest pre-election national survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). Results of the SWS presidential […]

24.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Holiday recipes from top Paris chefs: Lobster and Jerusalem artichokes by Christophe Saintagne at Le Meurice

Holiday recipes from top Paris chefs: Lobster and Jerusalem artichokes by Christophe Saintagne at Le Meurice

(Relaxnews) – End-of-year festivities are drawing near. This week Relaxnews provides you with recipes from top chefs in Paris to add a gourmet French touch to your Christmas menu. Today, Christophe Saintagne, who is head chef at the luxury hotel Le Meurice and will be setting off to open his own restaurant in January, gives […]

Kardashian Kimojis release breaks App Store and raises security concerns

Kardashian Kimojis release breaks App Store and raises security concerns

(Relaxnews) – Superstar Kim Kardashian’s new Kimoji app is causing concerns over user privacy, after breaking Apple’s app store on Monday, December 21. The app, which costs $1.99 to download, reportedly reached a record of 9,000 downloads per millisecond (via Forbes), at the height of its release earlier this week, causing the Apple App Store to […]

24.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
Santa tracking possible with Microsoft and Google

Santa tracking possible with Microsoft and Google

(Relaxnews) – The tech giants have launched their updated Santa trackers just in time to keep kids busy awaiting the big festivities ahead. Both brands offer online games and Christmas-themed activities that include basic programming, elf dances, holiday songs and sections on Christmas traditions worldwide. Google’s tracker can detect your location and gives estimates on […]

24.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Christmas, Entertainment, Games, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online ·