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Bullied Child Genius with Asperger’s Has A Higher IQ Than Albert Einstein

Adhara Perez is a gifted 8-year-old from Tlahuac, Mexico who has written her own book, appeared in Forbes Mexico’s 100 Most Powerful Women in Mexico list and finished her schooling at an accelerated pace. Oh, and according to The Yucatan Times she also has the intelligence quotient (IQ) of 162 — which puts her a couple […]

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Remember Parokya’s “Mang Jose”? It’s Going to be Turned into a Superhero Movie

’90s kids surely remember Mang Jose, the superhero in the song of the same name by Parokya ni Edgar. In it, Mang Jose can save your life… for a fee. Now, the iconic character is getting a new lease on life as he is getting his own movie, to be produced by Tonet Jadaone and […]

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’90s Kids Rejoice: Mandy Moore is Going on Tour Again

Have a little faith in her, guys. After a decade of not going on tour, Mandy Moore is set to hit the road and perform live music again. The catch is, it’s only going to be in North America. Here’s to hoping it will be so successful she’ll consider a world tour that will include […]

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Are you Ready for a Korea Town in Manila?

We have Chinatown, Little Tokyo, and Muslim Town. Are you ready for a Korea Town? South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong-man announced that there are already plans of building a town dedicated to all things Korean. During The Virtual Presser hosted by Presidential Communications Operations Office Global Media Affairs, he said, “There are […]

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Today is World Hello Day so Take That Chance and Say Hi!

November 21 is World Hello Day, which makes it the perfect excuse to slide into your crush’s DMs to say hi. While World Hello Day may sound light and fun, it traces its history to something more serious and inspiring. The day was started in 1973 by Brian McCormack and Michael McCormack, who wanted to […]

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House proposes 4-day workweek to help ease traffic jams

Dasmariñas City Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. urged the House of Representatives to look into the proposals for a four-day workweek. According to Barzaga, this might be timely as he mentioned the worsening traffic situation as the holiday season draws near. “Under existing laws, government employees are required to work for 40 hours a week,” he […]

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Experience this Ethereal Watershow at Nuvali for Free

Written by April Fojas From the group that created Borderless in Tokyo, Japan, and several other art exhibits all around the world, I introduce to you teamLab. They’re a group that aims to fuse science, technology, nature, and art. Together with AyalaLands, they bring us Nuvali teamLab Water, the first innovative interactive water show in […]

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Check out this Instagram page that customizes wax seals, stamps, and even love letters!

Words by Nicole Teng Social media has allowed us to send messages so quickly to one another that receiving messages has become so fast, so impersonal, and sometimes the sincerity of the feeling has been lost. People are starting to crave more of this lost feeling. This trend of going back to the old times […]

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Michelle Dy: “I Am Proud And Confident With My Products”

Words by: Clariz Mendoza Photos by: Krizia Joy Rivera The wait is finally over, Angels. The Beauty Sensation x Michele Dy collab is out!  Last November 8, 2019, Michelle Dy debuted her beauty brushes and sponges at the SM Mall of Asia. MD proudly presented her beauty line to her loyal supporters eagerly waiting for […]

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Cambodia will ban riding of elephants at Angkor Wat

Due to the pressure from animal activist groups, Apsara, the management for the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap, Cambodia announced in June 2019 that it would ban elephant rides in early 2020. Now, the implementation is being started. Two of the 14 elephants that are located at the park, which is the site of […]

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President Duterte Orders Ban On Use and Importation of E-cigarettes and Vapes

On Tuesday, November 19 President Rodrigo Duterte announced a ban on the public use and importation of e-cigarettes or vapes in the Philippines. “I will ban it. I will ban it – the use and the importation,” he stated during a press conference. (Philippines Confirms First Case of EVALI, an Illness Related to Vaping) This proclamation follows […]

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These brides deadlifted 114-kg bar during their wedding

Some people simply read their vows during their wedding. Others do funny and romantic gestures like dancing or creating a time capsule during the ceremony. However, for Lisa Yang and Wek Hernandez, they did something unusual. The brides performed three tandem deadlifts during their wedding ceremony at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park while in their beautiful white […]

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German university to offer Filipino language course

Photo from: Humboldt University Facebook Page The Embassy of the Philippines in Berlin, Germany announced that one of the leading Germany universities, Humboldt University (HU), will be offering a Filipino language course for the first time. The Filipino language course will be offered starting on the first week of November through the Advancing Philippine Studies […]

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Pinoy Pride: 5 Sports Where Filipinos Stand Out

By: Oriana Cuenca It’s an old joke that there are a few select days a year when there’s no crime in the Philippines. The streets go silent; traffic gets better. The nation is at peace. These are not religious holidays or historic days of silence. The most sacred days in the Philippines are the days […]

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4 Reasons Why Filipinos Love Online Shopping, and the 1 Big Reason Why Malls are Still Here to Stay

Featured Image is taken from @katelynn_rae01 Words by Oriana Cuenca Its hard to believe that, just a few years ago, the Philippines was skeptical of online shopping. Now couriers are zooming left and right delivering packages, and the infamous 11.11 sale is treated with more excitement than some public holidays. With delivery services reaching far […]

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Cebu City Named A UNESCO ‘Creative City’

Two years after the Philippines’ first city was included in the  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Network of Creative Cities, Cebu City has become the second Filipino city to enter that list. Joining Baguio City and 245 other cities around the world, Cebu was included as a creative city of design. (LOOK: […]

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Rare Deer-like Animal Is Spotted For The First Time In 30 Years

The silver-backed chevrotain, commonly known as the Vietnam mouse deer, was sighted in Vietnam’s northwestern jungle for the first time in nearly 30 years. Its last-recorded sighting was back in 1990, according to a study published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution. The rare species was actually believed to have gone extinct or come […]

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5 Tips on Investing in Pre-Selling Developments

The Philippines Real Estate market has been as active as ever and we haven’t been short of options for developments that are on pre-selling. Here are some tips for buyers when considering to invest in a pre-selling development. 5 Tips on Investing in Pre-Selling Developments 5. Remember that the payment term matters more than the […]

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Celebrate Children’s Week 2019 with UP Volunteers for Children!

UP Volunteers for Children presents Children’s Week 2019: Sana Bawat Bata. Come and join us as we learn more and celebrate 30th Anniversary of Convention on the Rights of a Child! UP Volunteers for Children invites the public to the following events: Nov. 19-22 – Children’s Week Exhibit: Isa, Dalawa, Tatlo! Tara Maglaro Tayo! Venue: […]

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Goodbye Mercury Retrograde! Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of November 18

Mercury Retrograde is finally over in a few days (November 20), which means we can breathe much easier now. But it’s still crucial for us to stay on our toes! Double-check your holiday travel plans, be wary of miscommunications regarding holiday events, and budget your finances well! Check out your horoscope for this week below: […]

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