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Chubby Anonymous seeks to reduce the weight of obese police officers.
Debold Sinas, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), is determined to encourage overweight cops to lose weight. That is why he launched “Chubby Anonymous,” a weight loss program from cops. Chubby Anonymous was launched on March 4, coinciding with World Obesity Day. ...
It's about who circumnavigated the world first.
As part of the events celebrating the 500th anniversary of the first circumnavigation of the world, Instituto Cervantes de Manila, the cultural arm of the Embassy of Spain, will be holding the online debate "Magellan vs. Elcano" on Wednesday, March 10, at ...
A student cracked the code.
Last week, when NASA’s Perseverance robot dropped through the atmosphere on Mars, it deployed a parachute designed with what seemed like abstract shapes of red and silver. But it actually contained a secret message. According to Allen Chen, designer of the landing system, ...
Ever tucked a piece of cheddar under your arm?
You’d think it would be alcohol, canned goods or something that comes in small packaging like condiments or spices, but nope. The most stolen food item in the world is cheese. That’s according to Time magazine, which cited a study by the ...
The song will appear in Raya and the Last Dragon.
For the first time ever in its history, Disney is releasing a Filipino song to accompany its latest animated feature. In the tradition of great anthems in the studio’s catalogue, “Gabay” will appear on the soundtrack of Raya and the Last Dragon, ...
March isn’t off to a great start for K-pop fans.
This isn’t a good time to be a big K-pop fan. At the stroke of midnight on Sunday (February 28), fans noticed that hundreds of K-pop songs disappeared off of Spotify. The scrubbing seems to have occurred worldwide as affected listeners took to ...
Mark Laurence Que captured footage of what could be space junk entering the Philippine atmosphere.
Mark Laurence Que was driving home when he saw something strange in the sky: a white streak darting over the horizon just before sunset on February 26, 2021. He was near the Balagtas Exit on NLEX when he recorded it. "Is this a ...
The boxes will no longer be labeled with ‘Mr.’
In 1952, Hasbro created the anthropomorphic root vegetable, Mr. Potato Head. The characters gained worldwide popularity after Disney and Pixar included Mr. Potato Head in Toy Story (1995) and Mrs. Potato Head in Toy Story 2 (1999). In a statement released on February 25, ...
Rafael Crame was a talented officer in the Spanish and American colonial governments.
In February 1986, at the height of the EDSA People Power Revolution, Camp Crame became the focal point of events as then-Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile and then-AFP Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Fidel V. Ramos consolidated their forces at the police ...
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