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We're going to break the heat index.
One thing to remember while the president embarks on racist tirades against sitting members of Congress is that his administration is largely doing nothing—and, in fact, is rolling back many of our efforts—to combat an existential threat to human civilization as we know it. Yes, ...
 
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These are the Filipino invention myths they used to teach us back at school.
Filipinos have been exposed to a number of hoaxes and untruths, which we sadly swallowed hook, line, and sinker because we didn’t know better. The Tasaday Hoax, for example, is considered the biggest government-backed hoax in the world. Now that we know ...
 
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Every individual needs to act now to address the plastic problem.
Refuse plastic, reduce consumption, and dispose waste properly. The main image of this article, which shows a canal clogged by garbage, was released by the MMDA earlier today. According to the agency, it was taken at Estero de Quiapo near the city’s pumping ...
 
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My wife's pneumonia has piled on the pressure, but I'm crushing it.
My wife, god bless her, has pneumonia. She woke up one morning with a cough that sounded like a metal sheet being ripped apart, the doctor gave her an entire Tour de France worth of steroids, and she’s been in bed ever ...
 
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The families who have been influencing the past and present of the Philippines for generations.
In this list, separated into four parts, we've narrowed down the city's most respected names and selected the very best. Here are the most prominent families in Manila.The family is currently engaged in banking, power, and real estate among many other ventures. It ...
 
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The Ayala Museum opens an online tour of its priceless collections and pieces.
The Ayala Museum, the six-storey repository of priceless pieces of Filipino heritage and history, is one of the most accessible cultural hubs in Metro Manila. Now that it's closed for renovations, followers of the museum (and, most especially, history geeks) still have ...
 
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Despite the rains in recent days, the National Water Resources Board lessens allocation to Maynilad and Manila Water.
The National Water Resources Board is allocating less water for Manila Water and Maynilad, Metro Manila's water concessionaires. Because of the move by the water board, Manila Water announced on its Facebook page that it will conduct rotational water service interruptions covering the East Zone for eight ...
 
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It's high time to act.
If ranking low in peace wasn't enough, a new study also found that the Philippines, and most of Asia, has the highest risk of climate hazards.The Global Peace Index, a report by Sydney-based non-profit think tank Institute for Economics & Peace, has created a ...
 
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Happy Father's Day, y'all.
Celebrity dads: They're just like us! (In that they decided the time had come to tackle fatherhood, and chances are it wasn't a breeze for them, either.) Unlike us, though, they have a lot more money and many more opportunities to score ...
 
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No more leaves.
“Sa wakas.” Yeah, we said that, too. We’re pretty sure a lot of you guys out there gave out a sigh of relief after reading that headline.Only drivers in the Philippines with regular day jobs truly understand how troublesome it is to renew ...
 
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All-white sharkskin suits, luxury cars, and a grand mansion.
From what life was like in the glory days of Intramuros to photos from when the Philippines was called the "Paris of the East," details from the past have always been a source of fascination for many. With our track record of keeping history, however, photos ...
 
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The four fonts pay homage to the four newspapers that helped the Philippine Revolution.
“When our voices can’t be heard, we turn to ink and paper.” That’s the thrust of Freedom Fonts. The series of contemporary Filipino fonts, designed by IdeasXMachina: A Member of Hakuhodo Philippines (IXM), takes inspiration from none other than the Philippine Revolution. ...
 
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GENIUS.
It's always frustrating to miss out on promo airfares. There’s a pang of jealousy you feel deep inside as soon as you find out that someone you know is flying to your favorite destination—and that it was only booked for one-fourth of the price you ...
 
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Ahead of the 2020 Olympics and the Rugby World Cup, Esquire visits the city with the most Michelin star restaurants in the world.
When punishment came it was swift; the embarrassment acute. The blame all mine. I had picked up my cuttlefish using the tips of my chopsticks, not the sides. Had I studied my 96-page restaurant guidebook, Sushi: Jiro Gastronomy, available at the reception ...
 
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The opposite could be the case in gamers’ behaviors.
Do video games cause violence? This is just one of many stigmas gamers have had to cope with, such as ageism ("You're too old to still be playing video games!"), gender stereotyping ("You play like a girl!"), and the classic non sequitur ...
 
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Male celebrities donated images of their nipples for artist Spencer Tunick's #WeTheNipple campaign. Here's a behind-the-scenes look.
There's not a female nipple in sight on the Astor Place Plaza in lower Manhattan. But outside the New York offices of Facebook, which is also the parent company of Instagram, on a very early Sunday morning, 125 nude men and women ...
 
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It weighs over 27 kilograms.
On a hunch, Abraham Reyes, a Filipino-Canadian based in Ontario, Canada, brought a 27.65-kilogram mineral to appraisers, who confirmed it was a pearl. The pearl is a family heirloom that was once thought to be a curio that resembles a giant tooth.According ...
 
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WRONG: 'You are the splitting image of your father.'
While not the end of the world, it can be slightly embarrassing to make these mistakes, especially mid-conversation, so here are 10 common English phrases you might not know you've been getting wrong this entire time.An idiom, the term "spitting image" means ...
 
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Take a vacation and stop working unnecessary overtime!
Burnout is now officially a legitimate medical disorder. In the past, burnout was a vague concept in the workplace because people didn't really know what it was or how it was different from stress. Thankfully, the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially ...
 
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The new Pokémon app rewards you for sleeping.
Back in 2016, a wave of Pokémania hit with the massive release of Pokémon Go. Streets were flooded, businesses were booming, and everyone was interacting. Even Hillary Clinton, in a very "hey, fellow teens" moment, asked us all to “Pokémon go to the ...
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