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It’s a surprise combination of Italian design and Philippine sustainability.
Like the Eritrean capital it’s named after, Asmara Urban Resort in Cebu City is a product of the beautiful and functional tastes of Italian architecture and design.The grand entrance to Asmara is made even grander by the double front doorsAsmara is the ...
 
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It gives us a peek at what ocean life would look like on land.
More often than not, our underwater photos are not nearly as beautiful—or clear—as heavily edited professional shots of ocean life. That’s because of the millions of particles in the water and the greenish-blue tint of the ocean.But that’s soon going to change ...
 
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Zack Snyder, Gal Gadot, and Ben Affleck are calling for the release of the original vision of the film.
Justice League is a highly controversial movie. It was released in 2017 but people are still arguing about it today because of the 'Snyder Cut' or the alleged original version of the film by director Zack Snyder. Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck, and Zack ...
 
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Thirty minutes of Netflix produces the same amount of carbon emissions as a four-mile drive.
As much as we need our weekly binge-watching sessions of our favorite Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon shows, scientific evidence shows that streaming services are contributing a notable amount of carbon emissions to the atmosphere—and it’s growing.The Shift Project’s Climate Crisis study found ...
 
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The internationally acclaimed Filipino filmmaker is now closer to becoming a Hollywood director.
At 27 years old, Mikhail Red has done the seemingly impossible: Create a feature-length film at the age of 15, become the youngest director to participate in Cinemalaya at 21, and be one of the most sought-after directors in the world. Mikhail ...
 
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Which confirms a pretty huge Star Wars fan theory
Everybody loves Baby Yoda. At the end of The Mandalorian Episode One, it was revealed that our hero's bounty was an adorable 50-year-old infant of the same mysterious, unnamed species as Yoda and Yaddle. It might be cute as hell, but it's also very ...
 
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It's the life hack you've been missing out on.
The storage app Keepr is the answer to fixing the chaotic clutter in your home while still hanging on to things you might need in the future. It lets you throw things out, but not in the way you think.Keepr is the ...
 
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Rife with biting satire, the film laughs in the face of modern society’s ills, and bravely so.
Few cultures smile through pain better than Filipinos. In a country wracked with political corruption, poverty, social inequality, and an embarrassment of other problems, positivity is a defense mechanism. Sometimes, there’s nothing else to do but laugh it all off.We are, however, ...
 
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Disney+'s flagship series is a stylish space western set in the galaxy's underbelly.
One of the many problems with George Lucas's Star Wars prequels was their clinical, slick veneer. Those films took place in sleek Naboo starships, in the halls of luxurious political chambers, in the grand Jedi temple. Even the dusty dunes of Tatooine in Episode I somehow ...
 
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Netflix’s Let It Snow is a lighthearted holiday present everyone can enjoy.
If you miss John Hughes films or ensemble cast romcoms, Netflix has the perfect Christmas present for you with their new holiday special Let It Snow. Based on a book by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle (even the book is ...
 
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But the real issues run deeper than likes. Comments, for example.
If a friend likes your post, but no one can see it, does the like even matter? Beginning this week, that hypothetical becomes a real issue. As early as today, Instagram will begin rolling out a new update: removing like counts from ...
 
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In 1963, Henry Ford II made a bid to purchase Ferrari but Enzo Ferrari rebuffed him. What ensued was a battle of ego and pride as Ford vowed to beat Ferrari at Le Mans.
Ford v Ferrari is an unfortunate title for a film. It is unsexy, uninteresting, and completely without appeal despite apparently having been formulated to attract a wider audience who might not know about Le Mans ‘66 (its title in the U.K. and ...
 
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The music-streaming app just launched in the Philippines.
We are in the age of technological marvels—and yet, for some reason, we still can't play a YouTube video on our phone without keeping the app open. Well, looks like we've finally got one possible way to do the unthinkable: The YouTube Music Premium app ...
 
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For all the World War II nerds out there, this free marathon will take place on November 23.
As the new year approaches, so does the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Manila. The year 2020 will mark 75 years since the Battle of Manila ended the three-year reign of the former Empire of Japan during World War 2.To commemorate the ...
 
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Everyone loves to hate Comic Sans, but not the dyslexic community.
Before it became the go-to font of the internet’s best memes (hello doge), Comic Sans was often used by people with dyslexia because it was, and still is, the best font for them to read.Something about the shape, outline, and uniqueness of ...
 
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Because sometimes an audio file is worth ten-thousand words.
Books are great. They're really, really good. You can flip through them, they smell great when they're fresh off the shelf, and if a friend who borrowed one off you folds the corners of the pages over, then you're legally allowed to break ...
 
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Is relentless pursuit a form of emotional harassment?
Let’s get two things clear:First, 500 Days of Summer isn’t a movie that’s meant to be romanticized. It’s an immature, egocentric view of love, wherein Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) completely ignores everything Summer (Zooey Deschanel) wants out of their relationship, focusing instead on ...
 
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Film cameras have a character that digital just can’t replicated.
There’s something about vintage cameras that digital just can’t replicate. It has a character lost on the high-tech equipment of today. The wear-and-tear only adds value, and the older the camera, the more sought after it is.Film photography has been revived in ...
 
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The sequel expands on The Shining mythos and gives it an extremely satisfying ending.
It takes a lot of courage to follow up The Shining, both the novel by Stephen King and its adaptation into film by Stanley Kubrick. Regardless of how much King hates Kubrick’s version, both are seminal works in literature and cinema; The ...
 
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Philip Pullman's books are about killing god and undermining the basis of Christian belief.
Philip Pullman’s addictive His Dark Materials trilogy is getting its third shot at a live action adaption this week. HBO’s iteration—which stars James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Dafne Keen—debuts Monday night on the network. And while it may be hard to believe ...
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