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She’s Back! Scarlett Johansson Spotted Filming “Black Widow” Solo Movie

It’s been a good month or so since we’ve last encountered Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff aka “Black Widow” on the big screen and needless to say, the character’s fate in Avengers: Endgame left a sour taste in all of our mouths. However, recently spotted in a small village in Norway was the Black Widow herself […]

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Kit Harington Checks Into a Treatment Facility After “Game of Thrones” Finale

It looks it wasn’t just us who was stressed out with the Game of Thrones finale. Kit Harington, who played Jon Snow in the series, reportedly checked into a wellness facility after the finale. A representative from Harington confirmed that he is on a wellness retreat to work on personal issues. Page Six adds that the actor is doing […]

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WATCH: Here’s How Janine Gutierrez Got Abs in Just 27 Days!

A lot of us (myself included) complain how hard it is to get abs. But for Janine Gutierrez, it took her just 27 days to get a swimsuit body in time for her cover shoot for a magazine. Watch her fitness video below:  According to Gutierrez, she was motivated to work out after agreeing […]

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A Dream Come True: This Pinoy Janitor Won $7 Million at a Lottery in Canada!

A Filipino working abroad in Canada as a janitor is now a millionaire after winning the Lotto 6/49 jackpot amounting to $7 Million (PHP 272 Million) in the draw held last April 27. Source: British Columbia Lottery Corporation Vito Halasan, who moved to Canada 10 years ago, just celebrated his 58th birthday when he discovered that […]

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Bea Alonzo is Still Good Friends With Her “One More Chance” Castmates and Awwwwwww

View this post on Instagram A post shared by bea alonzo (@beaalonzo) on May 22, 2019 at 8:46pm PDT It was in 2007 when a little movie called One More Chance changed a lot of people’s lives. We didn’t know it also changed the personal lives of its cast, since lead star Bea Alonzo is still […]

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These “Game of Thrones” Bloopers Will Brighten Up Your Day After the Ending and the Documentary

The past two weeks have been an emotional time for Game of Thrones fans after seeing the series finale and the documentary on the production of season 8. To brighten the mood, we found some bloopers during shooting which will make you LOL. Watch them below:  In case you’re too sad to say goodbye […]

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5 Solo Female OPM Artists You Should Check Out This Instant!

Words by Kelly Punzalan I have an extensive list of foreign solo female artists that I’m very fond of–Ariana Grande, Ella Mai, and H.E.R. to name a few. It was a bit saddening that the most prominent OPM artists, especially in the indie scene, are mostly male apart from say, Reese Lansangan. Turns out I […]

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Are Depression and Suicide Memes Helping or Making People’s Mental Health Worse?

Words by Kelly Punzalan I often wonder what life would be like if memes did not exist. While scrolling down our feeds on every single social media platform there is, memes are all we see. They’re usually relatable and humorous, a foolproof combination that makes memes such shareable content. It’s pretty fascinating how a simple […]

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Pokémon Sleep in the works and soon you can train Pikachu in your dreams

The Pokémon Company just made a big announcement at a recent press conference held in Tokyo. Apparently, the company behind the popular mobile game Pokémon GO is working on a new app called Pokémon Sleep. The new app aims to track a user’s sleeping patterns to determine how this will affect gameplay. Pokémon Company president and CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara […]

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Senate Approves ‘End Endo’ Bill, Aiming to Stop Illegal Contractualization

The Senate unanimously voted 15-0 in favor of Senate Bill 1826 last Wednesday. This bill, also known as “Security of Tenure and End of Endo Act of 2018”, aims to restrict labor-only contractualization as well as strengthen workers’ rights. This was its 3rd and final reading, meaning that the next step is to convene a bicameral […]

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These People Watched Avengers: Endgame AT LEAST 3 Times And We Had To Ask Why

No matter what you thought about Avengers: Endgame, you can’t deny that it was the biggest movie event of the year — and maybe even of the past few years. It was the conclusion to ten years and 22 movies so it’s only expected that fans would want to watch it a couple of times. […]

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Should Employers Be Requiring Bachelor’s Degrees Without Paying Minimum Wage?

The issue of requirements for employment has recently been a hot topic on social media. Of course, people have been making and sharing memes about unrealistic expectations from potential employers for years now but the conversation only just took on a Philippine context.  A viral post on Facebook loudly proclaimed: “Employers: please stop asking for […]

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Senate Bill Pushes for Increasing Teachers’ Salaries to P42k

Senate Bill 135 is an act that aims to upgrade the minimum salary level of teachers. It intends to raise it from the current salary grade level of 11 to salary grade 19, which grants Php 42,099 at the entry-level. It was filed in 2016 and is continuously being pushed to the discussion until today.  […]

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LOOK: Angel Locsin Has a Lookalike from the Binibining Pilipinas Candidates

Honey Grace Cartasano, a Binibining Pilipinas hopeful, has been called by different media outlets a ‘modern-day Cinderella’. The title comes from her determination to better her and her family’s life through sacrifices. Aside from working hard at different day jobs, she’s also pursued pageantry to support her family.  (Angel Locsin posted a selfie with a […]

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Dutiful Dog Waits For Caretaker Who Passed Away Then Stands Vigil At Casket

Professor Carmelito Marcelo was not Buboy the dog’s owner, per se. He didn’t live with Buboy, didn’t bathe him, and never officially adopted him. But he was Buboy’s human. They would play together and spend the day together. He was the closest thing an owner that Buboy had.  Buboy was often seen on the campus […]

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Japan Has Actually Made Pokémon’s Geodude A Tourism Ambassador

You’ve probably seen photos of a Geodude mascot with strangely checkered legs going around the internet lately. Most likely, it was accompanied by people making fun of the photoshop-like ‘transparent layer’ that was printed on its legs. Well, it turns out that this same mascot was made a tourism ambassador by the Iwate Prefecture for the […]

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‘Hunger Games’ And ‘Twilight’ Are About To Get Their Own Theme Parks in Asia

Don’t try to deny it, you know your inner teen/tween is squealing right now. What more could we have asked for at the height of these fandoms than an amusement park (at least partly) dedicated to it? We may not be as into these franchises anymore, but the prospect of new theme parks to visit […]

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Former Miss USA Olivia Jordan Shares that She was Raped and Molested

Amidst the discussion about the abortion bill that was recently passed in Georgia, Former Miss USA Olivia Jordan shared that she was raped and molested. Pia Wurtzbach’s Miss Universe BFF Olivia took to Instagram to share her experiences as a child and teenager – experiences that gave her a different view on a woman’s body. […]

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Real-Life ‘Baby Dumbo’ Dies After Being Forced to Perform for Tourists at Zoo

A 3-year-old baby elephant in the Phuket Zoo, deemed by netizens ‘Dumbo’, passed away due to the stress of performing and the living conditions he was forced to endure. According to campaign group Moving Animals, Dumbo was required to perform thrice a day and was forcibly taken away from his mother. He had been showing […]

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ChocNut Soft-Serve Ice Cream Exists and We Need It Now

If this new ice cream flavor is anywhere near as addictive as actual ChocNut then we are in big trouble. After all, ChocNut was always that snack you would start off with one, but by the end had finished the entire package. Combine that with silky soft-serve ice cream and you might never stop craving […]

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