First Filipina Wins Asia’s Next Top Model – Maureen Wroblewitz – A Warrior

Maureen Wroblewitz did it. After having been mocked and criticized over and over again for not being good enough to be a model and by just having a "pretty face"  by her fellow candidates; this girl redeemed herself by proving them all wrong by taking home the title. Maureen is 5'6",  half-german who decided to move to the Philippines at 15 outlasted two other Pinays Angelica Santillab and Jessica Sanchez during the regional reality competition.  Maureen was the last Pinay standing during the final three which she claimed to have put so much pressure on her. "So I have a...

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Aspiring Bloggers, Vloggers Discover the Secrets to Monetizing Blogs, Vlogs

Twenty-six aspiring bloggers and vloggers were in for a treat last weekend, June 3, 2017, as they gathered at Mactan Newtown Beach eager to learn from three speakers the secrets of earning money through blogging and vlogging. The event was made successful through the support of TCF Media, Mactan Newtown which sponsored the venue, and The Detox Bar which gave out free samples of their healthy juice drinks and gift certificates for lucky participants. [caption id="attachment_26468" align="aligncenter" width="478"] The Detox Bar's three-day program[/caption] The four-hour-long workshop dubbed as Blog for Money is part of a series of workshops conducted in several...

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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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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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13 Worst Advice We’ve Heard When Encountering An Aswang

The Philippines is a country rich of culture, beliefs, and traditions. The people, even in their modern garb, still have beliefs and traditions that are strongly followed. One such belief is the mythical creature known as the aswang. For those who do not know what an aswang is, allow me to elaborate. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Photo from: anthonyfrancisco.com[/caption] The Aswang is one of the most feared mythical creatures in the Philippines. It embodies a regular human being at day and a rabid and scary monster at night. The definition of an aswang differs per place in the Philippines. The aswang is...

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5 Brilliant Movies That Will Stick To Me Forever

The movies in this list aren’t all of my favorites, but these films are the ones that stayed with me because of the impact it had for reasons I relate to. I’m pretty sure other people also have a similar list in their minds. Film is in art that has the power to speak to its audience in a more straightforward and detailed manner than other media, and I think that’s what makes it powerful. It can almost fully immerse you in a situation to deliver a message, and these films are the ones that certainly got one across to...

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Is Your Neighbor An Aswang? Watch Out For These 9 Signs!

Halloween is upon us, and with it comes the thrill of ghost stories and folklore. Philippine folklore is as unique as it is eclectic, which makes it one of the more interesting branches of crypto-zoology to explore and discuss. Arguably the most popular Philippine mythological figure would be the aswang. Most Filipinos are familiar with the terror of the aswang, but due to its nativity to various regions in the Philippines, nobody can really say what they truly look like. Most people just know they are ghouls, somewhere between the line of vampires or lycanthropes. They have shapeshifting powers, and...

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5 Signs You’re Online Far Too Often

You know you’re online far too often when the distinction between reality and internet is just far too blurred. Too often for people like myself who sit at a computer for more than 70% of my days at a time, there is just this strange dissociation from reality. The absentminded-ness of activity devoted to just sitting at a monitor crosses over to mundane little things you do in real life and somehow you just mess up epically. Here are 5 signs you probably spend too much time online. If you can identify with any or all of these signs, you’re...

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The Inspiring Story of the “Graveyard Dog”

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The Graveyard Dog from Siberia has made rounds online, not only because it touched the hearts of many but also because is taught us a very important lesson about life in general: never give up. The story of the Graveyard Dog was that of a triumphant German shepherd, but it did not seem like that at the very beginning. A photo of the German shepherd went viral if it shows her waiting at the grave of her master. At first look, one would quickly assume that it was mourning the loss of its human. However, there was more to it...

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You’ll Believe In Fate After Watching This Spoken Word Performance

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esgfG3BoAPc] Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye met in university, backstage during their freshman talent show. They were both about to perform spoken word poetry, and decided to get to know each other before their performances. Little did they know, they had a whole lot more in common than just the love for spoken word and a similar last name. They aren't siblings, cousins, nor are they related by blood in any way. They aren’t dating each other either (much to the disappointment of a lot of their audience), nor plan to. Both from Japanese and Jewish descent and have...

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12 Pokemon Characters Your Girlfriend Can Surely Relate To!

Pokemon GO has gone viral, and there's nothing new about that. From lure events, to MOA's globe lighting as a Pokemon ball, everyone has gone crazy! But there are "trainers", who may be having difficulty with their relationships because of the time one significant other spends on catching Pokemons. If you have a girlfriend that hates the game because she thinks the game is ruining your "cuddle time", then it's time you show these pictures to her. After reading this article, and you don't change her mind, I'm sure this will make her laugh. And that's worth all the trouble,...

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3 Morbidly Fascinating SFX Videos To Watch Alone At Night

This is not your typical makeup tutorial, with silicon skin, paint in colors named “capillaries” or “varicose”, casts and molds. This is special effects (SFX for short). Australian youtuber Kiana Jones, aka Freakmo, is currently pursuing a PhD in visual arts (a freaking PhD!). She posts blood and gore special effects videos and at times narrates through the process of each featured piece she creates. It should be noted that even if you’re not really into the very graphic, the footage of the main project only lasts several seconds. When she starts working on each of the artworks from the...

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