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Man Attempts to Break World Record for Longest Time Sitting On a Toilet

Can you survive a whole day just sitting on a toilet? If it means breaking a world record, then some people wouldn’t think twice! This man from Belgium, in particular, took on the challenge to set the record for longest time sitting on a toilet that was on display at a bar in Ostend by […]

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What you need to know if you’re applying for universities abroad

Written by: Kiana Palacios As another school year starts, the need for college entrance exams and thinking of what happens after high school is more necessary more than ever. For those of you who aspire to study abroad, it’s not an easy task. It requires a lot of extra effort and the drive to find […]

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World Record Instagram Egg One of Time’s 2019 Most Influential People on the Internet

Remember the Instagram Egg that dethroned Kylie Jenner for most-liked image on the social media platform in January? It just won a place in Time’s 2019 Most Influential People on the Internet. View this post on Instagram Let’s set a world record together and get the most liked post on Instagram. Beating the current world […]

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Guys, Harry Styles ~*Might*~ Be Playing Prince Eric on “The Little Mermaid”

Following the announcement that Halle Bailey will be portraying the role of Ariel in the upcoming live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid, it looks like they have found their Prince Eric. According to The Hollywood Reporter, former One Direction member Harry Styles is in early negotiations to play the role. According to the publication, “The […]

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Hits Home on So Many Levels

The sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home continues the story of young high school student Peter Parker as he continues to discover to use his powers with his Aunt May. However, Aunt May is not the only parental influence in Peter’s story. You have Tony Stark aka Iron Man who serves as a […]

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Isko Moreno Calls For Chinese Man Who Peed In Public And Assaulted A Barangay Official To Be Deported

Last July 6, Saturday Manila Mayor Isko Moreno came across a Chinese national peeing on a Binondo street. When said Chinese national was approached regarding the violation, he lashed out at Barangay 281 Chairman Jeff Lau by hitting him. This spurred Moreno to call on the Bureau of Immigration to enforce deportation against the man as […]

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Sharon Cuneta Gifts Daughter, Frankie Pangilinan, With ‘Investment Footwear’ For College

Frankie Pangilinan, daughter to actress Sharon Cuneta and Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, graduated from high school just last June and is off to college soon. To commemorate the milestone, Sharon took the opportunity to gift her daughter with a useful luxury. Based on the Instagram post of Sharon herself, it looks like Frankie will be going […]

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Government-Owned School Materials Were Sold At A Junk Shop Instead Of Being Distributed To Students

A bulk of Cebu Capitol-owned school supplies were discovered at a junk shop in Barangay Canduman, Mandaue City. An anonymous citizen had alerted officials to the possibility of these school materials being corrupted. It turns out, a mass of government-owned school supplies like books, notebooks, and pencils had been sold to the junk shop by a […]

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Lea Michele Pays Tribute To Cory Monteith On 6th Anniversary Of His Death

It’s been six years since Glee star Cory Monteith passed from an accidental drug overdose and each year continues to be honored by co-star Lea Michele. The two met on the set of Glee in 2009 and began dating in 2012 until his untimely death in 2013. She, and fellow Glee co-stars Jenna Ushkowitz and Amber Riley, took to social media to […]

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Here’s What We Learned About BTS’s V’s Skin Condition, Cholinergic Urticaria

BTS’s V has revealed to ARMYs that he is suffering a skin condition called Cholinergic Urticaria, and our first thought was… Choli-what?? 💜 “even his tickling [himself] is pure ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ” 🐯 “no, i have cholinergic allergy. itchy itchy” pic.twitter.com/EQOvrLLFj9 — doolset🍊 (@doolsetbangtan) July 13, 2019 It was on WeVerse, BTS’s new global fan community, where V […]

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There is a New ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Video Game in the Works!

Are you starting to miss Middle-earth and the hobbits and elves that inhabit it? Don’t worry because a new Lord of the Rings-related project is in the works–a multiplayer online video game. According to reports, the new video game is set “at a time long before the events of The Lord of the Rings, exploring […]

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Want to Be a Character in ‘Rick and Morty’? Read this to Find Out How!

A lot of TV series and movie fans have this top wish–to meet the people behind the characters of their favorite show. Things would be easier if your favorite character is played by a real person but things get tricky when the character you want to meet is an animated version. Don’t worry because the […]

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Thousands Sign Petition For Disney to Let Young Fan Use Image of Spider-Man on Tombstone

Lately, a lot of petitions have been sprouting here and there for a 4-year-old Marvel fan who passed away. It calls for Disney to give permission for the family to use the image of Spider-Man on the child’s tombstone. Ollie Jones, who died last December 2018 due to a rare genetic condition, was a huge […]

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Signature Basketball Shoes Let Fans Design Their Own Sneakers

Have you ever dreamt of designing your own pair of sneakers? Now you can with  Giannis Antetokounmpo’s first ever signature basketball shoes. RELATED: LOOK: LeBron’s Signature Sneaker is Coming in a Lakers Colorway The Zoom Freak 1 brings to customers the “By You” customization platform where fans can design the colorway of the shoes. From […]

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Were Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Seen Kissing…Again?

We previously wrote about Camila Cabello potentially kissing Shawn Mendes after both attending a party in Los Angeles but honestly, the photos weren’t explicit enough to be totally sure just quite yet. They certainly fueled the already-strong rumors surrounding the Havana singer and the Canadian performer but were not enough to confirm. The two maintained they were simply good […]

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Mattel’s BTS Dolls Are Dropping in Manila Soon! Here’s Where You Can Buy Them

Good news, ARMYs! The line of BTS Dolls by Mattel, the company that created the Barbie doll, is finally dropping in Manila! Local toy stores Toy Kingdom and Toys’R’Us have announced pre-orders for the doll collection starting July 17 to August 14, which you can do at any of its stores nationwide. The dolls inspired by […]

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Department of Health Declares National Dengue Alert, Reminds Public of Prevention Methods

The Department of Health (DOH) raised a national dengue alert this July 15, Monday. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III justified the alert “due to the rapidly increasing number of cases observed in several regions.” However, it is important to note that there is no national epidemic of dengue since the cases are localized. Duque explained that despite […]

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Scarlett Johansson Feels She Should Be “Allowed To Play Any Person, Or Any Tree, Or Any Animal”

Scarlett Johansson is probably best known for two things: her impressive acting repertoire, and the memes about her acting repertoire. While she remains a well-respected actor certain casting decisions, like her role in Ghost in the Shell, has marked her forever in popular culture. Now, a joke about her taking on any and all roles — from the […]

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LOOK: There’s a ‘Stranger Things’ Edition of Monopoly!

Are you done binge-watching the latest season of Stranger Things? If yes, then we got something for you which can help you wait for the next season (which might take up to a year). Monopoly just hopped on the Stranger Things craze by releasing a collector’s edition of their famous board game. What makes this […]

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President Duterte Signs “Bawal Bastos” Law, Punishing Catcalling and Online Sexual Harassment

The “Bawal Bastos” law or the Safe Spaces Act was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte into law last April 17 but was only announced this July 15. This bill aims to penalize all forms of sexual harassment, both in public spaces and online. It aims to protect against “any unwanted and uninvited sexual actions or remarks against any […]

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