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An Environmental Hero: this African boy powered his village by building windmill

Against all odds, which threatened the livelihood of his native African village, this determined teen thirteen-year-old boy came up with an innovative idea that would radically change not only his country but his entire life. William Kamkwamba grew up on his family farm in Malawi, one of the world’s least-developed countries located in southeast Africa. […]

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‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 premiers on Netflix today!

Today’s the day Black Mirror fans have been (for more than a year) for! Season 5 is set to launch on Netflix today! Like the trailer wasn’t enough, they also recently released the poster art for the three new episodes! Just a recap for season 5: the trailer, which debuted only weeks ago, has confirmed […]

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Maldives luxury resort is looking for intern who will take care of turtles

A luxury resort in the Maldives is looking for an intern. Dubbed as the Summer In-turtle-ship Competition, the 2-week internship will be held at the Olive Ridley Project Marine Turtle Rescue Centre at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu. The main responsibilities of the intern are to care for turtles, post content on Instagram, and learn from veterinarians. The […]

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In this city, boys can wear skirts and girls can wear pants to school

Photo from: Reddit Mexico City made a big move in implementing a gender-neutral school uniform policy. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum made an announcement that students attending state schools are no longer limited to wearing gender-specific uniforms. “Boys can wear skirts if they want and girls can wear trousers if they want,” Mayor Sheinbaum said. On a […]

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Support local author, check out this book about dreams!

30 Days with Paulo follows the story of Bea, an aspiring writer who chose a different path because of doubts and disbelief especially from someone she holds dear but eventually meets someone by chance who would redirect her into what her heart has been longing for from the beginning. I have to admit that my […]

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LOOK: This cinema lets you bring any food ‘your heart desires’

Recently, a hot topic going around the internet is the announcement made by a giant mall chain about banning “outside food” inside their cinemas. This drew criticism from people online, which made the mall chain reconsider their announcement. They removed their “No Outside Food” policy but their new announcement still discourages certain food items like […]

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Tiangge Area in St. Francis Square Mall has Closed Down to Make Space for Offices

St. Francis Square Mall has decided to close down its tiangge area, as announced in their official statement dated June 1, 2019. According to the statement, the mall will be revamping the area, which currently holds nearly 400 stalls, into office spaces. Anchor stores and tenants, however, will remain unaffected by the shutdown and will […]

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Student Is Too Late To Attend Class, Watches Lecture Via Video Chat Instead

Here’s a situation we all know too well: you were up late the night before completing requirements for a class, you hope to God that your alarm wakes you up despite feeling the sleep deprivation in your bones, you go to sleep and wake up…much later than you’re supposed to. It’s a common experience in […]

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LOOK: Eastern Samar Gets its Own Rainbow Crosswalk for Pride Month

The LGBTQ+ community of Eastern Samar kicked off Pride Month with a pedestrian crosswalk they painted in rainbow colors along the national highway in San Julian, Eastern Samar. Source: San Julian Pride Advocacy Group The San Julian Pride Advocacy Group shared on Facebook that their rainbow crosswalk signified their desire to be seen and heard […]

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South Korea eases visa requirements for Filipino tourists, offers scholarships to students

K-drama and K-pop fans rejoice! South Korea is relaxing its visa requirements and is making it easier for Filipinos to apply. While celebrating the 70th year anniversary of the diplomatic ties between South Korea and the Philippines, South Korean ambassador Han Dong-man said that they are encouraging more Filipinos to visit South Korea by simplifying […]

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LOOK: Tamiya is Releasing a Philippine Jeepney Kit!

Photos from gizguide.com To commemorate the Asia Challenge 2019 in Manila, Lils Hobby Center, The BrickYard, and Tamiya are launching a special edition “Dyipne” Mini 4WD kit of our very own Philippine jeepney! How cool is that? As you can see, the upcoming Tamiya ‘Dyipne” is modeled after our very own public transportation in the […]

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‘We Bare Bears’ Bears Are Getting Their Own Movie and Spin-Off Series!

The ‘We Bare Bears’ craze is real and it’s here to stay. You’ll see them at every cute shop there is in the metro and people absolutely love them. People just naturally gravitate towards cute and funny things and watching ‘We Bare Bears’ definitely brings us a lot of happy feelings. The series first premiered […]

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27 Adorable Animals Take On The Paningning Challenge

If you’ve been on the internet in the past couple of months you’re probably familiar with the sight of a baby Shih Tzu sleeping on its back. Paningning the pup quickly went viral for her rather odd sleeping position. In fact, she even made it onto several international media sites. But Paningning isn’t the only pet […]

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16-Year-Old Filipina is Awarded for Discovering Aratiles Fruit as Cure for Diabetes

Maria Isabel Layson, a high school student from Iloilo, was one of the awardees at the 2019 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). It was held last February 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. She was one of the 12 candidates sent to represent the Philippines and was one of the first to receive the Gokongwei Brothers […]

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Have you ever heard of Gender Neutral Toilets? Here’s why they’re important

Words by Lori Dumaligan What do toilets and gender discrimination have in common? They both make people’s faces go: via GIPHY Pride Month is here and it’s only fitting to think about radical changes that we want to see in our society! While the Philippine Congress is asking the nation whether to make same sex union […]

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Dawn Zulueta Shared Some Throwback Photos and TBH, She’s Still Just as Gorgeous

Dawn Zulueta is one of the most gorgeous women in showbiz. We know she’s been beautiful all her life so when she shared some throwback photos, we weren’t surprised that she is just as gorgeous. In fact, it’s like she never aged. Check out the photos below: View this post on Instagram 🦋🌿🍊 2006: Summer […]

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Philippine Eagles are Being Sent to Singapore for Their Conservation

There are only around 400 pairs of Philippine Eagles left in the world, making them a critically endangered species. With the continued loss of its natural habitat here in the Philippines due to deforestation, alternative habitats have been necessary for their survival. One such alternative is Singapore’s Jurong Bird Park.  Photo Courtesy of Alain Pascua “Geothermica” […]

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Sylvester Stallone is Set to Star in the Next “Rambo”

As they say, age is but a number. It’s certainly true for actor Sylvester Stallone, who is set to star in the next and final Rambo film. Watch the trailer of Rambo: Last Blood below:  In Rambo: Last Blood, the 72 year old Stallone returns as John J. Rambo, who goes to Mexico to save […]

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So *THAT* Finale Twist on “Game of Thrones” Was George RR Martin’s Idea

Many of us watched the series finale of Game of Thrones and a lot of people had things to say about how the HBO show ended. Many lamented the rushed quality, while others complained about the series of events. Some pointed out that this was because creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss didn’t have any […]

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Malaysia’s Last Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died, Leaving Less Than 80 In The World

The Sumatran Rhino was once a heavily settled species in Asia. They could be found anywhere from the Himalayas to South East Asia. Today, it is believed that only 30 to 80 Sumatran rhinos remain in the wild after suffering through the human actions of poaching and deforestation.  Photo from WWF Malaysia (1 Million Species at […]

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