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SOCIAL MEDIA: GOING VIRAL AND GOING GONE

If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, etc. It would be hard to find someone who has not heard, in this internet era, at least one of these social media platforms. When traditional reading, viewing, and listening pivoted to digital platforms, our screen time also increased. It […]

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SCIENCE FACTS “they say” NOBODY KNOWS

Now you do.  As a kid who didn’t get to enjoy much time under the sun to play with other kids, I spent most of my childhood free time reading books with my mom. She’s a Science and History teacher. I don’t know how and why, but she has a vast erudition. She introduced me […]

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WHAT A CAT NEEDS: PURRS & PAINS

Have you ever held a cat or rubbed them and you start hearing soft murmuring or motor sounds? This soft buzzing sound is one of the many vocalizations that cats make. Cats have up to almost 100 different types of vocalization. Their most common vocalizations are meows, hisses, and purrs.  A lot of people automatically […]

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FILIPINO SCIENTISTS EMBRACING CHALLENGES

Filipinos have always been innovative. Filipinos are known for their hospitality and sheer knack for making things light despite adversities. We find ways to make unfavorable situations work for us. Seek answers. Ask. Never cease to learn new things. Steve Jobs said, “Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1,000 things.” However, this statement may lack the […]

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MAGELLAN VOYAGE QUINCENTENNIAL KICK-OFF, SEA GAMES CEREMONIES MADE ‘MAGICAL’ BY IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY

The opening and closing ceremonies of the recently concluded 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Philippine Arena and New Clark City still makes jaws drop whenever the sounds and sights of it come to mind. The brave and colorful Filipino spirit came to life on stage, providing glimpses of our art and culture, our tribal roots, […]

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Will Flying Cars Become Reality?

If you were born in the 1970s like me, the chances are that you thought that by 2020 there would be flying cars in the sky. All of the sci-fi movies of the 1980s such as “Back To The Future” portrayed that by 2020 flying cars would become mainstream. We are a long way behind […]

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Singapore-Based Filipinos Developing App to Revolutionize the Postal System in the Philippines – PEÑARANDA

  The Department of Trade and Industry’s Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) in Singapore is working closely with four Filipinos from Cebu who are presently based in Singapore, to officially introduce Geopik, an app that will revolutionize the postal system in the Philippines. Filipinos Francisco Liwa, Ivan Lacuesta, Rodessa Padrigano and John Ryan Loyloy […]

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University of the Philippines to Continue Project NOAH

  At its 1325th meeting on February 23, 2017, the University of the Philippines Board of Regents approved the adoption of Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) by UP upon the termination of its administration by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on February 28. “In a sense, Project NOAH is coming home,” […]