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The nuns mapped the stars from 1910 to 1921.
You’ve probably heard about three black women who, for decades, remained unrecognized for their role in sending humans to the moon. The moview Hidden Figures is a tribute to Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson—three African American female mathematicians who were ...
 
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But that could soon change as President Moon suggests a ban. 
South Korea leapfrogged into the 21st century as one of the most successful Asian tigers to emerge after Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan. It embraced modernity with such speed and has cemented itself as a global tech and heavy industries powerhouse. And ...
 
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Horrified parents called the police. 
A number of clowns have been sighted lurking outside Singapore’s schools, asking children to follow them. Apparently, the clowns were recruiting the children to a speech school. Horrified parents did not hesitate to call the police. “Their unnerving presence sparked a flurry of complaints ...
 
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The DOST funded the P76-million hybrid trimaran. 
Ships are among the dirtiest forms of transportation, contributing to around 18 percent of the world’s carbon emissions. One Philippine ship aims to prove that it can be improved. The hybrid trimaran built by Metallica Shipyard and funded to the tune of ...
 
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It reflects 98.1 percent of solar radiation.
You've heard about Blackest Black, aka Vantablack, the world's darkest paint that absorbs 99.965 percent of light. Now, there's a yet-to-be-named paint that broke the Guinness World Record for the world's whitest paint. Scientists at Purdue University have created the world’s whitest paint, and it ...
 
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Its name comes from two literary figures who are also “pure” and “stainless.”
Ginebra San Miguel traces its history back to 1834 when the Distileria Licorea de Ayala or Ayala Distillery was established in the Philippines. One of its products was Ginebra San Miguel, a gin that was the result of a formula that purified ...
 
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The giant carapaced reptile was once abundant on the island.
Once upon a time, great carapaced reptiles roamed the lands of Luzon. Giant tortoises walked alongside stegodons in what is now Rizal and Cagayan. The Luzon giant tortoise (Megalochelys sondaari) inhabited these parts 2.58 million years ago, but vanished approximately 1.7 million ...
 
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Taal Lake is losing its endemic creatures rapidly.
A post shared by Esquire Philippines (@esquireph)Taal Lake was once a sanctuary of marine species. At one point, it was home to over 80 species of fish. That was more than 30 years ago when researchers Aida Alzona and Eliadora Mercene published ...
 
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Have these scientists not seen Planet of the Apes?
There are at least nine movies warning scientists not to enlarge monkey brains, lest the simian species take over the world. At least that’s the plot of Planet of the Apes and all its remakes and sequels since 1968. But apparently, scientists have not ...
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