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Philippines to Compete in the World’s Toughest Math Contest

After going through a series of competitions and intensive training, six high school students were chosen to represent the country in the 60th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) from July 11-22, 2019 in Bath, United Kingdom. Team Leader Dr. Richard B. Eden and Deputy Leader Dr. Christian Paul O. Chan Shio, both of Ateneo de Manila […]

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Hotels Apparently Offer ‘Puppy Therapy’ As An Activity And This Needs To Be A Bigger Thing

‘Puppy Therapy’ is basically sessions where you can play, cuddle, and interact with some puppies. The activity is meant to be therapeutic in the sense that it allows you to relax and let off some steam. After all, who doesn’t love playing with puppies?  (These adorable cheetahs are so shy that they have ‘emotional support […]

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Psychologists Say That Couples Who Fight Are More Likely To Stay Together

A long-held common belief is that couples who are completely harmonious in their relationships and never fight are more likely to work out in the long run. Different studies in psychology are now delving into this misconception in order to show how fights can actually be healthy in relationships sometimes. The caveat is that there […]

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Voltes V is getting a locally-made live-action adaptation!

Voltes V may be a Japanese import, but we all grew up watching the Voltes Team fight alien invaders from planet Boazan. Each day, many generations of Filipino kids tuned in to watch Ken’ichi, Daijiro, Hiyoshi, Megumi, and Ippei Mine volt in to fight evil. Its cultural influence is so powerful that many people still watch […]

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Meet Luis, the Youngest Finalist of the RR Bato Bato Pick Battle Royale

We gamers play games with our friends, our online friends, and our soon-to-be friends to create cool, good, awesome, epic and memorable moments. What these guys did in Iloilo sprouted into branches of friendship, epic memories and competitive spirit. Everyone only had three lives in the RR Bato Bato Pick Battle Royale, but everyone who […]

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DOTr Warns Drivers Not to Lambing and Drive

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) posted on their official Facebook page on Tuesday, June 25, reminding couples to keep their focus on the road and not on each other after a video of a couple kissing and hugging while driving went viral on social media. DOTr shared said video on its Facebook page where it […]

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This Photoshoot Reminds Us We Are All Needed To #CompleteTheRainbow This Pride Month

Cereaal Studio, a startup photography studio who dedicates a concept shoot each month towards a particular passion, has put Pride at the forefront this June. In Celebration of Pride Month they came up with Project Industry, a food shoot “aiming to celebrate everyone’s true colors.” It is especially significant to them as Matthew Lee, their […]

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Study: Selfies are 5 times deadlier than shark attacks

If you like taking selfies, you might want to think twice. According to a study by India’s Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, at least 259 people died taking selfies around the world between October 2011 and November 2017. During the same period, 50 people were killed by sharks. Another interesting fact is that young men make up […]

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Julie Anne San Jose’s throwback to her Little Miss Philippines days is the cutest!

Julie Anne San Jose is one of the most amazing singers we have, and it’s because of talent and perseverance. She was so determined to become a star that she joined the Little Miss Philippines pageant in 1998. Her talent? To sing Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me).” San Jose posted […]

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Metro Manila Pride 2019 broke a record in terms of attendees

“Rainbow Flag”by karlsbad is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Happy Pride indeed. After attracting a record-breaking 25,000 attendees at last year’s gathering for the LGBT+ community, this year broke another record with a whopping 70,000 attendees. By 4PM, the crowds reached 30,000 and it surpassed the 50,000 mark by 6:30PM. BREAKING: As of 4:00 p.m., […]

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So here’s how Forky from “Toy Story 4” was developed

One of our favorite characters from Toy Story 4 is Forky. The anthropomorphic spork stole scenes as he constantly complained about his existence and called himself trash. But as a character who is not an actual toy, we were left wondering: how was he even developed? According to director Josh Cooley, the team was discussing […]

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WATCH: Sarah Geronimo serenades Matteo Guidicelli at his graduation

What happens when your girlfriend is a pop superstar and she attends your graduation? She gives a performance, of course! During Matteo Guidicelli’s graduation from his month-long Scout Ranger Orientation and Leadership Development Course with the PMA Class of 2021, girlfriend Sarah Geronimo serenaded him and the rest of the batch with her hit song […]

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David Harbour: Stranger Things 3’s season finale is “the greatest episode we’ve ever shot”

If you’re like us who are eagerly waiting for the third season of Stranger Things, we have an interesting tidbit for you: according to David Harbour in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, who plays Jim Hopper on the show, the season finale is “the greatest episode we’ve ever shot.” He added, “It’s so emotionally powerful […]

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So…. Hawkeye is now a singer

Technically, not Hawkeye, but Jeremy Renner. After the success of Avengers: Endgame, Renner is spending his time in the studio as he has a new song out: “Heaven Don’t Have a Name.” This is his own version after collaborating with Sam Feldt on the song last year. Listen to it below: It’s interesting to note […]

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DLSU’s Beloved Campus Cat Archer Has Passed Away

Archer, who is considered by popular sentiment to be the ‘King’ of De La Salle University’s cat population, sadly passed away this June 29. He had been suffering a number of health complications and despite efforts to turn it around, he eventually succumbed to them. A post on the DLSU PUSA Facebook group shared: “Archer […]

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Stop blaming the stars for everything bad that happens to you

No hate for astrology at all, people can enjoy what they want–as long as it doesn’t hurt anybody of course. So while I’m fine listening to my friends talk about how being a Gemini means they’re a little cranky that day, I can’t stand it when people start to say that the stars are the […]

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LOOK: This face laser treatment can treat and solve multiple skin concerns in just 1 session

Words by Justin Francia Photos by Verna Sevilla If you’re looking for an affordable laser treatment that can promise faster, safer, and more effective results, then Skin House’s Starwalker Angel White Laser is the perfect procedure for you. Check this out: SKIN HOUSE Clinic gives you the Gentle Power of Diode Laser Light Skin House […]

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9 LGBTQ+ Couples Share What They Wish Disapproving People Would Understand

What would you do if people would tell you that your love is wrong? That your love is not valid, because both your gender orientations are not what is deemed “normal”? I think you would agree that that would suck. To be judged, mocked, and to be held back on love because of the opinions […]

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WATCH: The cast of “Stranger things” prank guests at a wax museum and LOL

We go to wax museums to see the likeness of celebrities. But what if the wax figures we came to see were the actual stars? That’s what happened when guests went to the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. They got the surprise of their life when the statues of the Stranger Things cast turned out to […]

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We Don’t Need Anyone Saving Us—Here are 10 Ways Pinoys Can be their Own Hero

Words by Meldrick Tin With the rise of hero movies in the past decade, that Filipinos are huge fans of, it’s so easy to look up to these superheroes and, in a way, look for modern heroes around us too. We even have our own superheroes like Darna, a.k.a the Filipina Wonder Woman, who has […]

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