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From volcanic eruptions to floods...
Volcanoes are erupting. There's a tsunami warning out. Metro Manila floods after just a few hours of rain. We're not doomsday preppers, but we also want to be prepared. Life is unpredictable, but survival doesn't have to be. Make sure that your go-bag, ...
 
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Got an eye on a corner office someday? Here are tips from an HR expert and a leadership speaker on how to level up at work.
After the holidays, it’s time to go back to the office grind. With that “New Year, New Me” mantra that’s been going around on your always-optimistic friend’s social media feed, as you slog it through traffic to get to your designated slot ...
 
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Cleanup is a must.
So you've survived a day of ashfall in Metro Manila. Now, you have to contend with the cleanup because ash is not like everyday dirt. According to volcanoes.usgs.gov: "Its sharp, crystalline structure causes it to scratch and abrade surfaces when it is removed ...
 
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With just three ingredients, it's an unbeatable whiskey cocktail.
The Gold Rush is an easy one to make and to drink. Its spirit base is bourbon, its zest comes from lemon, and its sweetness is honey. Think of it like a Whiskey Sour with a different sweetener (and no egg white), ...
 
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Bottoms up!
We hate to break it to you, but the calories in booze count.According to Alcohol Aware the humble pint contains as many of them as a large slice of pepperoni pizza.Cocktails often have the highest level of calories because of the sugary goodness that ...
 
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Good health shouldn't be complicated. Here, we break down how healthcare works.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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Trends come and go (and your mileage may vary), but here are the fundamentals.
Buying a suit off the rack can be a pretty simple process, but that doesn't mean it's as easy as finding your size (you do know it, right?) and throwing something on. There are several factors well worth considering if you want ...
 
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Been planning to visit the U.S.? We have tips on scoring that visa to the Land of the Free
There are several reasons one might want to visit the United States of America: whether it’s visiting friends and family, seeing all the must-visit sights like the Statue of Liberty or the Grand Canyon, or people-watching in the city in the hopes of ...
 
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Backpacking in the Philippines is affordable if you know where to do it.
The Philippines has many beautiful towns and provinces that have made it on the lists of the world’s best islands. Boracay, Palawan, and Siargao are common destinations included on such lists. The country boasts some of the finest, white sand shores, clear, ...
 
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It keeps them calm and lowers their anxiety caused by fireworks.
New Year’s Eve is probably the worst night of a dog’s year. Loud noises and explosions really amp their anxiety and may even traumatize them. Thankfully, there’s an easy trick you can do to calm your dog’s nerves. It’s called a thundershirt.A ...
 
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Everyday timepieces for every day.
Picking a watch that complements the majority of your wardrobe is an essential style move, but it's also a surprisingly difficult one. A timepiece should stand out, but not like a sore thumb, and cost-per-wear should be at the forefront of your ...
 
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Warm milk and booze? That's comfort.
There's nothing like some hot milk to set you right. Lull you into serenity. Put you to sleep. Bring you back to a time when you didn't even know what alcohol was—until you remember that alcohol improves all beverages, so you pour ...
 
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Experience the best of the West Coast—and its vino, of course.
It’s hard to think "California" without thinking "wine". The state is home to some of the world’s top wine regions, including Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, and the Sierra Foothills. And certain California wines—like this Locations California Red Blend, which blends grapes from all over ...
 
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As we welcome a new decade, we look back at the highlights of men’s hair in the past 10 years.
In just a few days, we will be ushering in a new decade. We know what you’re thinking: “Where did the time go?” Somehow, it’s hard to believe that the 2010s will be officially over, especially when most of us still feel ...
 
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Get the best of London without spending a pound.
Flying out to London soon? Contrary to popular belief, there's no need to break the bank just to make the most of this lavish English city. Below are 12 ways you can experience the UK's capital without having to spend a pound.Take a trip ...
 
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Serve Puerto Rico's rich, coconut drink at your holiday party.
Coquito is like eggnog, but better. Served predominately in Puerto Rico, where it originated, it is a rich, milky rum drink sweetened with curls of coconut cream, not to mention both evaporated milk and condensed milk. Pass it out to family and ...
 
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These destinations near Manila offer a quick break from the city.
Planning and going on vacation with the whole family can be tedious, but it will always be a rewarding experience, most especially for the kids. If you don’t have the time for a weekend getaway, there are plenty of day tours near ...
 
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As the year draws to a close, we take a look back at some of the best models, launches, trends, and topics that made horological news this year, as seen in the watches that took residence on our wrists.
Unlike in the world of fast, disposable fashion, where cuts, shapes, silhouettes, and prints can shift as quickly as the seasons, the watch industry can be notoriously slow-moving and resistant to change. This is usually a good thing, as watches are seen ...
 
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The only thing we want frozen this winter.
A frozen Jack & Coke is refreshing any time of year, and this cinnamon and coffee version makes it feel extra winter-appropriate. Make it for your holiday party—it'll be the hit. This story originally appeared on Esquire.com. Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors. ...
 
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These are the easiest places to go backpacking in Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia is a mecca for travelers who want to have unique experiences on a budget. The region is home to centuries-old temples and pagodas, exotic markets, immaculate beaches, and friendly locals. Many find it easy and affordable to travel around the ...
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