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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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Someone's gotta do it!
Does the above sign make you uncontrollably angry? Congrats, a new study says you're probably a douchebag. Kind of! New research from the University of Michigan, cheekily (or infuriatingly, if you're an asshole) titled "If You're House Is Still Available, Send Me an Email," was published earlier this month. For the study, 83 people were ...
 
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It's time for him to enjoy the good life. These gift ideas will help.
Finally, after years of long hours, tense shoulders, and hopefully some successes as well, he's retiring from the working world. Before him lie years of relaxation and rest. Nothing on the calendar except perhaps to play a few holes on Sunday, visit ...
 
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This instant camera has some seriously cool features and a Bluetooth-connected app.
Right now, it seems like anything that can make us feel like we’re in another decade—probably to get out of this god-awful one—is in style. Record players are back, retro cars are back, and hell, even vintage fashion is back. Polaroid, one of the ...
 
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Mga Batang Poz by Segundo Matias Jr. is the first book in the Philippines that tackles the sensitive issue of HIV-AIDS.
In 2018, Palanca award-winning author Segundo Matias, Jr. raised many eyebrows when he published his book, Mga Batang Poz or simply Poz. The book touches on a topic surrounded by stigma: HIV-AIDS. Poz is the story of four teenagers with diverse backgrounds: one ...
 
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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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