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Finally! A Brain Fitbit That Improves Memory and Slows Down Mental Decline


The Senzeband and Memorie was developed by Neeuro, a company established by a group of entrepreneurs in 2013 who seek to positively impact the world of mental health and wellness. With this innovation, users are now able to keep track of their mental states when presented with a situation. Clients may now also sharpen their minds using the games designed specifically…

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Cebuano and Truly Mamugnaon


The young internationally-renowned Cebu-based designer Neil Felipp San Pedro is making a name for himself in the Industrial Design trade. In collaboration with Shangri-la Mactan last Saturday, September 24, he converts the resort-hotel’s hall into a small art exhibit to display his magnum opuses. Mamugnaon, which is a Visayan-Cebuano word for “creative”, justly connotes the artist as revealed by his…

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News Article Gone Awry and Cultural Divisiveness: A Commentary


There is a news article circulating in social media entitled “Davao bans burqas in malls”, which readers (like myself) would assume means that it is now an implemented policy, thus causing serious religious and political debate. Reading the actual article by Inquirer, however has made me very confused as to what it is trying to say. I would have thought…

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PWC launches scholarship program for the underprivileged: “The Seemingly Hopeless” are our “Hope of the Future”


Striving to get a shoot at saving our young people from drug-related and dysfunctional family problems, the Provincial Women’s Commission’s Paglaum project was launched September 14, 2016 at the provincial capitol a month after it was ratified by the Cebu provincial board. The said scholarship program (which means “hope”) aims to provide for the academic needs of the qualifying beneficiaries…

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8 Local Brands That Definitely Nailed The Style Of Packaging


A poorly packaged product may lead consumers to think that it is of inferior quality. Packaging design in the Philippines is fast becoming competitive because of the ever increasing presence of multinational brands. However, Filipinos in general remains loyal to local brands they have grown up with and an attractive label doesn’t necessarily spell out increased sale. So here’s 8…

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Picture of Kid Studying Under Streetlights Go Viral


The picture of a child studying under the streetlights has currently been circulating social media, and has gone viral. Most children these days would prefer playing and gaming with their handheld devices and computers. Not this one kid from Davao. The child in the picture circulating social media is 8-year old Luxury Lumabong. Nagsikap mag-aral yung bata at gumawa nang kanyang…

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This Teen’s Viral Comment Against Duterte’s War On Drugs Is Why We Don’t Deserve Nice Things


This comment posted by Nuke GSM garnered so much attention that it became viral, and not because of any good reasons. This is another controversial statement in a sea of opinions regarding Duterte’s war on drugs, especially in light of the recent buy-bust operation which resulted in the arrest of Karen Bordador and Emilio Lim. More about said comment here.…

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8 Safety Tips For PokémonGo Players From The PNP


Earlier this month, wildly popular augmented reality mobile game PokemonGo was released in the Philippines. The game allows players to capture and train Pokémon, and battle it out with other players in their real-time location using GPS. As a result, the number of Pokémon trainers out and about have radically increased within the following days. While there has yet to…

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Nike Combines Tech and Fitness in Unlimited Stadium in BGC


In a stroke of pure genius, Nike encourages people to lead more active lifestyles by combining technology and fitness. Nike challenges people to be fit amidst the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle through its newly-installed Unlimited Stadium. And it’s just in time for the Olympics! The Unlimited Stadium is a pioneer of its kind in Asia. It features a…

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