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WIFI DOWN, DON’T PANIC!

Losing connection during a shift is one of the most stressful things. Especially now that a lot of industries rely on home internet because of the transition to work from home. In terms of connection stability, there’s not a lot of things we can do at that very moment. We have no control over the […]

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PHILIPPINE WEEDS: TAWA-TAWA

Weeds are common plants that can sprout almost anywhere. Because of this, it’s easy to assume that they don’t have any benefits. That they only feed off of the nutrients in the soil meant for the other plants in our garden. Today we’ll talk about the Tawa-tawa! What is Tawa-tawa? The Tawa-tawa, also known as […]

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CELEBRATING 23 YEARS OF GOOGLE

Everyone with access to the internet knows about Google. With its mission “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful,” Google has taken the internet by storm. Its innovations transcend its original service, which is the Google website, to their own applications and even their own devices. Inception and History Larry […]

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PHILIPPINE WEEDS: MIMOSA PUDICA

The Philippines is a country that has good soil and resources. Many plant species thrive here because of it. In the Common Weed Species with Medicinal Uses (RISE Vol. 21, No. 1) published by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, they outlined 27 common weed species in the Philippines. One of these is the […]

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MECHANICAL KEYBOARD: IS IT WORTH IT?

Increase in popularity of computer games, and computer-dependent professions has brought the mechanical keyboard back for a better typing experience. Some of the biggest differences in mechanical and membrane keyboards are aesthetics, experience, and price. The mechanical keyboard is usually a lot more expensive than the regular keyboards even with the same specifications. Let’s talk […]

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#TIL: FILIPINO INVENTIONS

Pilipinas, a nation of more than 7,000 islands and over 170 languages. Additionally, you have always been home to inventions from resilient and brilliant Filipino minds. You are the source of inspiration for so many young, innovative minds to stand up to the rigors of changes in the modern world. Our reason for pushing through […]

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SYNESTHESIA: BLENDING OF SENSES

Just like how we might hear different things even while we listen to the same track, or see different colors even when we’re looking at the same dress (yes, the blue and black or white and gold dress debate!), we all experience senses differently. Sometimes, our difference in perception is little, but with some individuals, […]

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FILPASS HOLDS TALK ON CONSTRUCTION NEW TECHNOLOGY

FilPass Tamperproof Tech Inc. launched on July 23 the Industry-Academe Linkage for Construction Series in pursuit of introducing its flagship project, the Construction Industry One Registry System or CIORS, to the Philippine construction industry, academe, and non-profit organizations. As part of the 4-part series, FilPass will be holding a panel discussion titled, “Industry Academe Linkage […]

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DOES MUSIC REALLY MAKE US INTELLIGENT?

Press play, Bach & Yo-Yo Ma’s Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major: Allemande Music affects us in ways we cannot imagine. It is a vital cog in stabilizing our mood, thought process, and search for calmness and solitude, especially when everything seems to shout at us in close proximity. They can lend us words […]

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#TIL: MASK MYTHS

What is something you can’t leave your house without? For years, this question has been thrown out mostly for comical effects. We’d get varying answers, from the most absurd of things up to a matter of life and death. When the COVID-19 pandemic started causing seismic changes across the globe, the world suddenly united to […]