Top 10 Pokemon based on terrifying myths and legends

The current popularity of the phenomenal game app Pokemon Go has brought about a renewed interest in the twenty-year-old multimedia

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‘You’re not lazy, you’re smart!’ says Science

Would you rather stare off into space or occupy yourself with some activity, any activity, as long as you don’t

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Rep. Salceda calls government attention to Badjao girl’s bullying incident on PBB

Albay Representative Joey Salceda has called on government agencies Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Movie and Television Review

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Short attention span? Try learning a new language

A recent study by UK-based researchers shows that learning a second language can prove to have positive effects on the brain. Scientists have observed that bilingual people are better at

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Science says students learn more from attractive teachers

Do good looks mean good grades? A teacher’s physical appearance may play a big role in student learning, according to a study carried out by researchers at the University of Nevada. Their findings suggest that students are more likely to pay attention and do better in class if their teacher is attractive.

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‘You’re not lazy, you’re smart!’ says Science

Would you rather stare off into space or occupy yourself with some activity, any activity, as long as you don’t stay idle? If you answered spacing out, then you might actually be more intelligent than you previously thought. Recent studies show a correlation between having a high IQ and what

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Short attention span? Try learning a new language

A recent study by UK-based researchers shows that learning a second language can prove to have positive effects on the brain. Scientists have observed that bilingual people are better at sustaining their attention and can focus better when accomplishing tasks at hand. The University of Birmingham study involved a group of 99 volunteers, composed of 51 English-only speakers and 48

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Eating white rice may be worse than drinking soda

While experts believe type 2 diabetes is brought on by obesity as well as the consumption of sugary foods and drinks, a new study suggests that white rice, a food staple in most Asian countries, is a top culprit for the disease. Starchy white rice, which is consumed by most Asians at every meal, can overload your body with sugar

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Want to have kids? Then you don’t put your cellphone in your pocket

Pockets are very useful for keeping a lot of small, valuable things, like keys, wallets, handkerchiefs, and even  smartphones. But a new study carried out by a team of researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia has warned that men may need to stash their phones elsewhere since these devices emit harmful radiation which may negatively affect their capacity to become

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Six-year-old boy suffers burns from exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7

As South Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung receives more reports of explosions involving its flagship model Samsung Galaxy Note 7 amid a global recall, another boy fell victim to the devices’ faulty batteries. The victim, a six-year-old boy whose name was not revealed, is reportedly from Brooklyn, New York. On the night of September 10, the boy was watching videos on

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Netizens shares opinion on alleged biased reporting from the media

In a post dated September 7, netizen Paolo Dela Cuesta shared his opinion on the so-called “biased media.” Several supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte have time and again accused the press of being biased towards the president, claiming that media people are always putting Duterte in a negative light. But to Dela Cuesta, the Philippine press is not so much

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Science says students learn more from attractive teachers

Do good looks mean good grades? A teacher’s physical appearance may play a big role in student learning, according to a study carried out by researchers at the University of Nevada. Their findings suggest that students are more likely to pay attention and do better in class if their teacher is attractive. In the study, 131 university students were asked to listen