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We’ll see PH skies light up with meteor shower show given favorable weather conditions

Our night sky will be lit up by spectacular meteor shower show as the Earth passes through an area of space “littered” with the debris of Halley’s Comet. However, we need favorable weather conditions in order to see it with the naked eye, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). This […]

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Mandatory swimming and rescue subjects encouraged to be taught in schools

The World Health Organization (WHO) encourages Philippine schools to teach mandatory swimming and rescue subjects. The organization wants these to be integrated into the K-12 curriculum. This aims to teach children swimming and survival skills to combat the problem of drowning, according to Dr. Caroline Lukaszyk, WHO consultant and regional data coordinator for violence & […]

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One of the legit ‘White Chicks’ shows love for LizQuen’s Halloween costume

Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano (LizQuen) decided to dress up as the duo from the movie White Chicks for the Black Magic 2019 Halloween Party last night. They won “Best Couple Costume” for doing so. View this post on Instagram Making my way downtown 👭 Sending love from the Philippines @marlonwayans @therealdjsw1 White Chicks 2 […]

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Here’s What Binibining Pilipinas Had to Say About Samantha Lo’s Passport Issue

Just a day after Miss Grand International 2019 contestant Samantha Ashley Lo posted her side on the passport issue, the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc (BPCI) shared their side of the story. In an official statement that was published on the BPCI Facebook page, they denied that they did not give the beauty queen the proper […]

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Folded umbrellas will be allowed in carry-on and checked bags on flights

Folded umbrellas will now be allowed in carry-on and checked bags on flights, transportation officials said Sunday. The Office for Transportation Security of the Department of Transportation made an announcement of Facebook that it will be easing the prohibition on bringing folded umbrellas inside airplanes. OTS said that folded umbrellas can now be brought on […]

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30 Successful Filipino Entrepreneurs Under 30

There is nothing easy about starting a business, but these 30 men made it happen before reaching the age of 30! Time to get inspired by reading this article! 30 Successful Filipino Entrepreneurs Under 30 30. Janlord Luga, 28, @groombrewbygentle Janlord Luga is the owner of Groom & Brew, which sells Minoxidil, a scientifically proven […]

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Woman Suffers From ‘Broken-Heart Syndrome’ After Eating Too Much Wasabi

A 60-year-old Israeli woman’s takotsubo cardiomyopathy or “broken-heart syndrome” was found to be triggered by consuming a copious amount of wasabi. She had mistaken a bowl of the green paste for avocado dip and had “a large amount”.  (‘Picky’ Eater Goes Blind After Only Eating Fries, Chips, White Bread, and Processed Pork) An article on […]

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Young Boy Sells Onions Before School To Pay For Brother’s P5 Million Medical Debt

Yan Yihang, an 11-year-old boy living in the Henan province of China, is working to pay off his younger brother’s medical bills. He does so by selling onions every morning in town before heading to school. All the profits from his spring onion stall go towards medical bills amounting to 700,000 yuan or Php 5 […]

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WATCH: Boy Abunda Interviews Angelina Jolie About Love

Boy Abunda is not just interviewing local celebrities, but Hollywood stars as well. For his latest subject, the King of Talk scored an exclusive interview with actors Angelina Jolie and Sam Riley. The interview was to promote the film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, where Jolie plays the titular character while Riley portrays Diaval, a man […]

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Miss Grand International PH 2019 Samantha Lo Opens Up About the Passport Issue

Pageant fans were surprised when Samantha Lo, the Philippines’ representative to the 2019 Miss Grand International, was not seen in the sashing ceremony and pre-pageant activities in Caracas, Venezuela. Rumors spread online about passport issues, which the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed when they said that Lo doesn’t have a record in the Philippine passport […]

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This Campus Cat Has His Own School ID and Published Book

A tomcat by the name of Doerak has become such a permanent fixture in the campus of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands that they have given him the status of a student. Already affectionately nicknamed ‘Professor Doerak’ by the students, this fluffy cat now has a student ID to legitimize his standing in […]

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Being A Mermaid Is A Real Job In The Philippines And This Is What It’s Like

For all the little girls and boys who grew up watching mermaids like Ariel or Aquamarine and wanted nothing more than to have their own pair of fins, your dreams might just have a chance of coming true. Apparently, you can be a real-life professional Mermaid in the Philippines, just like mermaid Amarie.  Photo courtesy […]

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Study Shows That Women Sleep Better Next To A Dog Than A Man

Dog-lovers, it’s time to rejoice. Dr. Christy L. Hoffman, a professor in the Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation department at Canisius College, and her research team conducted a study on the effect that pets have on human sleep. They found that women report sleeping better when next to their dog than their partner.  (Study Finds […]

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16-Year Old Filipina Wins 5 World Scholar’s Cup Medals and Needs Your Help To Continue Competing

Frances Cortez, a 16-year-old high school student, has already made an impressive mark by winning 5 medals the World Scholar’s Cup. This is an international academic competition that brings together scholars from around the globe. As part of their success, Frances and her team will be moving on to the next stage of the competition […]

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LOOK: Archie and Friends are In Manila For Philippine Exclusive Cover!

Still on a Riverdale high? Why not get a copy of a Philippine exclusive cover of Archie Comics? A photo shared by Filbar’s shows a country exclusive cover of Archie and the gang standing in front of the Rizal Monument in Luneta Park. According to the comic book store, “Filbar’s and Comic Odyssey have joined […]

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The Riddler Will Be in the Next “Batman” and We Know Who Will Play Him

Warner Bros. announced that they have found the villain that will be wreaking havoc in the next Batman film. It’s going to be The Riddler and he will be played by Paul Dano. Dano is known for his roles in 12 Years a Slave, Looper, Swiss Army Man, and Okja. View this post on Instagram […]

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Welcome to Scorpio Season! Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of October 21

Time is really flying by so fast! It’s already Scorpio season starting October 23 and during this time we are called to transform and transition in a particular area in our lives. Scorpio is a sign of rebirth and renewal, as we prepare for a new chapter to come into our lives. Things may end […]

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Trip or Treat: A Bohemian-Psychedelic Halloween Party

Booze, bites, beats, black light art, boho souls, and more await in this bohemian-psychedelic artsy party, with two floors of chill and crazy! Only two months after the success of the intimate and first-ever BohoVinta PH Party (bohemian-gypsy gathering) in CINKO Makati, the up and coming bohemian vintage fashion brand, BohoVinta PH, is back to […]

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They Found the Actor to play the Fairy Godmother in the “Cinderella” Live-Action Movie!

There’s going to be a live-action movie of Cinderella and Sony already found the actor to play the Fairy Godmother. It’s going to be Billy Porter, famous for playing Pray Tell in Pose and Behold Chablis in American Horror Story: Apocalypse. He is also known for his role as Lola in the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, […]

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Seiko 5 Sports: A Seiko Classic Sports a New Look

Seiko celebrated the grand relaunch of the Seiko 5 Sports collection at the SMX Convention Center Aura, SM Aura Premier, McKinley Parkway, Taguig City on October 16, 2019. Seiko 5’s distinctive appearance and strength is attributed to the company’s commitment to quality and its promise to deliver its five key attributes; an automatic movement, a […]

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