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Finally, some good news.
Dogs have proven once again that they're really man's best friend. Along with helping with depression, now, having a dog has been associated with longer life.More: 10 Dog Films That Will Make Grown Men CryAccording to a new study by the American Heart Association, dog ...
 
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I'd heard the first day was supposed to be a big deal. It didn't work out that way.
I dressed my son in his new school uniform, slipped him into his new school shoes and looked him dead in the eye. This was a big moment; one of those key father/son interactions that would permanently lodge in his brain and ...
 
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These local businesses are promoting sustainable, eco-friendly practices.
You don’t need to look far to see the most recent casualty of climate change. Last week, Good Shepherd announced they’ve run out of supplies of ube or purple yam because of global warming. Purple ube simply wouldn’t grow anymore, according to ...
 
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Let's Facebook this, shall we?
How do you stop an entire nation from using a particular word that's been part of their culture for decades now? You take out a newspaper notice, apparently. At least, that's what Japan-based company Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. thought to do. A ...
 
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It's made from almost 30,000 plastic bottles.
With the effects of the global climate crisis growing at an alarming rate, every little bit of action to preserve the environment helps. This includes the efforts of Lamitan City in Basilan to minimize waste by recycling tens of thousands of plastic ...
 
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From bottle cap challenges to Sansa Stark and a JUUL, we're rounding up the best memes that 2019 has to offer.
While the Internet can be supremely bad at times, it also gives us a new crop of memes every year. Thankfully, 2019 is no exception. With Aunt Becky going to jail and Jason Statham showing us how to open a bottle with ...
 
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Here's where you can take a breather.
There’s nothing like a breath of fresh air—something that, admittedly, is pretty rare in the Metro. Between the daily commute and hours spent in air-conditioned offices, most people barely get time out in the sun. Plus, green spaces are getting more and ...
 
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I used to think that kids were fascinated with dinosaurs because they’re massive and scary. Now I’m not so sure.
My oldest son was two when my mom died. Two is no age to have to grapple with the reality of death—Granny isn’t here, and she’s never coming back, and everyone you ever love will also go away forever so get used ...
 
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Penal colonies were all the rage back then.
History has many moments that continue to puzzle people, one being the establishment of penal colonies. The practice of exiling prisoners and placing them somewhere far away was all the rage back then. It was recorded as early as the 17th century in China, and ...
 
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You might learn a thing or two about Baybayin, Tagalog, and Philippine symbols.
Filipinos love their card games, but these Filipino card games made by and for Filipinos might teach you a thing or two about Baybayin, Tagalog, and Philippine culture. Instead of gambling, these card games lean more on the educational side, with tricky ...
 
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These up-and-comers are proving Filipinos are worthy of the international sports arena.
From Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz to boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, the Philippines has produced a fair amount of outstanding Filipino athletes throughout the century, and that number keeps on growing. The last few years have seen a rise in groundbreaking local sportsmen and women who ...
 
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Prepare your inhaler.
The Asylum Manila website tells the story of a psychiatric institute for the criminally insane (located in Quezon City), whose director tormented his patients and conducted bizarre medical experiments. This walk-through attraction is filled with scary live actors, jump scares, and lots ...
 
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If money was no object, we'd burn our house and everything in it and simply start again somewhere more sterile.
You could see it rolling in like a seaside thunderstorm. One afternoon, my oldest son came home from nursery, flopped onto the sofa, hardly touched his dinner and barely made it through bathtime before falling asleep. The next morning he was warmer ...
 
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Another reason to love kimchi.
What's Korean BBQ without kimchi? Incomplete, that's what. But apart from tasting so damn good, did you know that everyone's favorite side dish has health benefits? Kimchi is fermented with probiotic lactic acid bacteria, which adds an extra boost to vegetables. It ...
 
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Let's all just live there.
Certain countries are renowned for one particular thing: Scotland for whisky, Switzerland for watches, France for gastronomy. But what if we told you there was a place that has perfected all these and then some? Well, there is: Japan.Don’t worry—this isn’t a ...
 
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Well, damn.
That headline probably made you want to spring up from your seat—if you didn’t, then you probably should. Because apparently, spending more than 9.5 hours a day glued to your office chair might just send you to the grave faster than you ...
 
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A number of Filipinos have been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons.
You'll find no shortage of Filipinos making their mark in various fields across the world. Every time news is released about a fellow Filipino's success, the comment section fills up with statements that speak of everyone's "Pinoy pride." The phrase has become so prevalent ...
 
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We looked at data to see if metal straws are really worse than plastic straws.
Metal straws have been slammed recently due to concerns regarding their safety and environmental impact. On Twitter, a user slammed metal straws for their alleged impact on the environment.“Your metal straws are products of nickel mining,” Twitter user @pammirand wrote. “Result: indigenous ...
 
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A new study says effect of pollution is like losing a year of education
A new study has found that living in an area with toxic air can make you more stupid, and that the longer you spend in a heavily polluted environment the less gooder your brain and your words and that will start to ...
 
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And over 100 other observations from a massive new weed report.
Marijuana, being the illegal, Schedule 1, oft-demonized substance that it is, is hard for researchers to study. That's unfortunate, because there are many promising health benefits, and medical marijuana is legal in 28 states. Still, studies come through, one by one.But even ...
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