Bridging the Gap: #DadsWhoPlayBarbie Challenge

Let's face it, Barbie has had big impact to kids since 1959. The iconic character has been kids' number one toy on their to-buy list. The company Mattel has expanded from the dolls to the dolls' clothes, accessories and even houses and cars. Mattel created a campaign called #DadsWhoPlayBarbie to bridge the gap between genders. Allowing how a father and child relationship can make positive effect. In the videos, the dads play with the Barbie dolls together with their kids to uphold the creativity and imagination. Three dads were interviewed on how they think instilling a little Barbie time and playing with their...

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Inflatable Island : Are You Ready For Summer?

Sunny days are here. Summertime is starting and everyone either in front of their airconditioners, electric fans, fanning themselves of eat ice cream to cure the heat that the weather is causing. Being a beach bum myself, I would usually opt to be in the water during times like this. So, when I discovered that the Inflatable Island is now in Olongapo, Philippines, I can't help but be ecstatic!   The Inflatable Island is the biggest floating playground in Asia. At 3,400 sqm, it's as big as 8 basketball courts put together side by side. It contains inflatables slides, towers, bridges,...

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Muy Bien Bonita : Your Next Shoe Addiction

I usually hesitate when buying expensive shoes even though they look drool-worthy because of fear that durable. For most of us, quality is very important.  We would be able to use our shoes to our daily walks to and from work. Now, a new filipino-made shoe brand that is being talked about not only because of it's quality, but also because of its classy styles and comfortability -- Muy Bien Bonita. According to their website, MBB believes journeys are best taken in style and comfort. Their founder personally fits and test drives each finished pair prior to mass production to ensure that your soles are...

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You Have Anticipated Correctly, Britney Spears is Coming to Manila!

“Excited to be performing in Manila this summer,” Britney posted on her Facebook account. The pop star of 90's hit songs such as "Baby One More Time" , "Toxic" and "Oops!....I did it again" , is finally coming to Manila! If you have been wearing her iconic music videos outfits during cosplays and events, then now is the time to finally be able to wear them in her concert! Britney's Manila concert -- her first in the country, will be held on June 15 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Tickets to the concert will go on sale on April 5th...

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You Can Now Avail of Salon Services While Your Car is Being Fixed

Who run the world? GIRLS! Founded by engineer and mechanic Patrice Banks, Girls Auto Clinic doesn't only offer to fix your car but also salon services that we girls understandably need at the end of a long, tiring day. According to Patrice, the shop resulted from the frustration and mistreatment of female customers when dealing with mechanics. With this venture, she wants to empower women to become #sheCANics, a hashtag Patrice even uses to describe herself. The shop has been open from 2013 and now, they thought of a genius new addition -- Clutch Beauty Bar. Clutch offers customers salon services such as manicures,...

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5 Hilarious Photoshopped Pictures of Mr. Bean That Will Make Your Day!

One of the funniest characters in TV history is most probably Mr. Bean. He doesn't even say anything but his facial expressions makes me laugh and probably, you readers. There are no new episodes of the TV show so for now, let's enjoy these hilarious photoshopped pictures featuring Mr. Bean's face.   Mr. Bean as the cast of Lord of the Rings   2. Mr. Bean as Harry Potter   Mr. Bean as an Avatar   Mr. Bean as a model   Mr. Bean as Logan   Did these funny pictures made your day?

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A New Celebrity Book Club You Should Be Joining

If you’ve been thinking of joining a book club such as that of Oprah's or Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf, then you can add one more celebrity who started a book club -- Emma Roberts. She extended an e-invite to all her social media friends to join her very own book club called Belletrist. The actress who is a  self-professed avid reader, banded together with her pal Karah Preiss to bring the e-book club to life. Emma excitedly announced the news herself : “Good morning [sunshines] I’m so excited to finally share @belletrist with you!” [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BR8LROlDNOI/[/embed] The social media book club has launched its...

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Sweetest Promposal by an Athelete

Promposals weren't a thing during my time. The scenario would usually be, to go to the prom with your boyfriend, close friends or someone who would ask you out. Lately though, there have been a lot of sweet promposals circulating the internet and wouldn't you say "awww" upon seeing someone ask their date to the prom by doing well thought gestures? 17-year-old Joran Fuller had an idea of one of the sweetest promposal for his girlfriend Claire Short. Both Joran and Claire are big fans of running, so Fuller decided to use an app called Strava that tracks a runner’s route....

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15 Practical Wedding Registry Ideas for 2016

Planning a wedding can be tedious. From pre-nup photos, to choosing the venue, food tasting, giveaways, to the wedding guests to invite, it could give the couple to be married lots of stress! Do they need to add additional stressors after their big day when they opened your gift – a chandelier, that they could not hang in their small apartment? Whoever created the idea of a wedding registry must have been a bride or a groom at some point. Not only will it ensure convenience for the newlyweds, but to guests as well. According to wiki,a bridal registry or wedding registry, a...

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PAGCOR Funds, Allotted for Health Programs

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) will be allotting a portion of its revenues for programs solely focused on major health initiatives prioritized by President Rodrigo R. Duterte. PAGCOR chairperson Andrea Domingo told congressmen during the budget briefing on Tuesday, August 23, "Ang directive sa amin, lahat ng funds for social projects ay para sa health na. May sulat din po sa amin si Secretary Briones na hindi niya po gusto 'yung gambling money na gamitin sa education. Kaya po ang kanyang budget ay na-increase by 31% para ma-accommodate 'yung inyong pangangailangan sa education.” The realignment is also due...

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The Economist Gives Philippines Top Marks in Migration Governance

  [caption id="attachment_24069" align="aligncenter" width="746"] Photo credit: iomgmdac.org[/caption]   British news magazine The Economist, gave the Philippines the highest grade among 15 countries they have reviewed for it well developed policies concerning labour migration. “This recognition by ‘The Economist’ of the excellent migration governance framework of the Philippines is an affirmation of the continuing commitment of the Philippine Government to promote and protect the rights and welfare of the Filipinos who chose to work abroad,” said Philippine Ambassador Cecilia Rebong, Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva. “The Philippines is primarily a migrant-sending country, and it...

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Noel Cruz: The Art of Creating Lifelike Celebrity Dolls

Noel Cruz is a Filipino-American artist who is very famous in the doll community. According to his website, he is most recognized for his character & celebrity based dolls due to their uncanny resemblance to the people they portray. His dolls are derived from several models like Gene, Tyler, Sydney, etc, by various doll-makers such as Robert Tonner & Franklin Mint. His repaints as well as his portraits are done with intricate detail to the point of being naturally lifelike in essence. Highly regarded among collectors and artists alike, Noel attempts to raise the bar and bring a fresh take to the...

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