Lunar eclipse rises with full moon tonight

The moon seen from Manila, Philippines, during a lunar eclipse Saturday Dec. 10, 2011, as the Earth casts a shadow across the face of the moon. / AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

If weather permits, skywatchers will see the full moon dip into the Earth’s shadow tonight, this results to a lunar eclipse that can be seen around the world. Skywatchers in Africa, Europe, western Asia, and the eastern parts of North and South America will have the chance to witness part of the southern portion ofRead More


Free flights for Bohol earthquake relief cargo – courtesy of PAL and Cebu Pacific


Flag carrier Philippine Airlines through PAL Express and Cebu Pacific have agreed to accommodate Bohol rescue and relief cargo for free, CAB’s Wyrlou Samodio told the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). Samodio also said PAL, Cebu Pacific, and Air Asia Zest, the three airlines operating in Cebu and Bohol, could mount additionalRead More


7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

A 7.1 earthquake causes damage to the Church of San Pedro in the town of Loboc, Bohol, on October 15.

An earthquake with magnitude 7.2 occurred near Tagbilaran, Bohol, Philippines at 00:12:37.20 UTC on Oct 15, 2013. Location: 13 miles (21 km) NE of Tagbilaran, Bohol, Philippines; 36 miles (58 km) S of Cebu, Cebu, Philippines; 58 miles (93 km) ENE of Dumaguete, Negros, Philippines; 394 miles (633 km) SSE of MANILA, Philippines Source: U.S. GeologicalRead More


6 senators received P100M each from DAP!


Six administration senators were the recipients in 2011 of funds from supposed government savings released through the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), on top of their regular pork barrel entitlements of P200 million each year. In 2011, Senators Alan Peter Cayetano, Ralph Recto, Antonio Trillanes IV, Teofisto Guingona III, Sergio Osmeña III and now retiredRead More


Did ‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.’ live up to its hype?

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” – One of the most-anticipated new series this year,  is now the highest-rated drama debut in almost four years. The series is viewed as sequel to the Avengers movie in 2012. and probably a prequel to and possible a prequel to the an Avengers 2 movie in 2015. “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” isRead More


Charlie Hunnam drops out from ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Charlie Hunnam will no longer portray Christian Grey in the much-anticipated adaptation of “50 Shades of Grey”. Universal Pictures released a statement on Saturday citing Charlie Hunnam’s shooting schedule on TV’s popular “Sons of Anarchy” as the cause for his departure. “Sons of Anarchy,” whose sixth season is currently airing, reportedly wraps production on Oct.Read More


Miley Cyrus: ‘I’m the happiest I’ve ever been’ – breaks silence

The 20-year-old singer has finally dished details about parting ways from her boyfriend of four years and former fiance on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’.  Miley Cyrus has be very silent and kept dodging details on breaking off her engagement with the handsome “Hunger Games” star for weeks while on a press tour for her latest albumRead More


Megan Young responds to racist comment by a devina dediva


Miss World 2013 Megan Young finally responded to the negative and racist comments made by Facebook user Devina DeDiva, which triggered an online outrage early this month.  “Miss Philippines is Miss World? What a joke! I did not know those maids have anything else in them Ha Ha Ha,” she was quoted as saying. “TheyRead More


Napoles Pork Barrel Scam – Judiciary has its own version?


Manila, Philippines -The Supreme Court (SC) is now investigating allegations that the Judiciary might have their own version of Janet Lim Napoles’ “Pork Barrel” scam. In middle of the “Pork Barrel” scam issue in the country, where a Janet Lim Napoles together with several Senators and possible other members of the country’s government, allegedly robbedRead More


Miss Philippines – Megan Young, crowned the new Miss World


Miss Philippines, Megan Young, is crowned as the new Miss World in the 2013 Miss World pageant in Bali, Indonesia. The 23 year old, beat 126 other contestants and pledged to be “the best Miss World ever”. “No words! Thank you so much for everyone for choosing me. I promise to be the best Miss WorldRead More


Berlusconi’s 28-year-old girlfriend: I courted him

Francesca Pascale

ROME (AP) — Here’s one way to land a billionaire: Silvio Berlusconi’s 28-year-old girlfriend says she courted the 76-year-old former premier relentlessly until he finally surrendered. Now she’s just waiting for him to agree to marry her. In an interview published Wednesday in the Italian edition of Vanity Fair, Francesca Pascale described two years ofRead More

NASA map illustrates air pollution mortality rates

Nasa map illustrates air pollution

Want to know where people are most likely to die prematurely due to air pollution? NASA recently recently released a map showing the average number of deaths per year per 1,000 square kilometers (385 square miles) that can be attributed to fine particle matter pollution. Researchers compared pollution levels over a 150-year span, beginning in 1850Read More


Zia Quizon’s concert cancelled

Zia Quizon’s birthday concert,  “A Little Bit of Lovin” set on Thursday, September 26 at Music Museum has been cancelled after the doctor advised her to rest because of severe asthma. Here’s the complete statement from Star Magic: “We regret to inform everyone that Zia Quizon’s A Little Bit of Lovin’ concert on Sept 26Read More

iPhone vs rifle in new calibre of smartphone-testing video

Slow-motion footage of Apple’s latest object of desire coming off second best to an extremely large calibre projectile takes testing-to-destruction videos to a whole new level. YouTube videos detailing water resistance, drop tests and other forms of smartphone durability have become commonplace and the uncomfortable thrill of seeing what is often an object of desireRead More


Philippines – ‘Humanitarian crisis’ in battle-scarred Zamboanga city


Aid workers warned Thursday of a worsening humanitarian crisis in a major Philippine city racked by more than two weeks of deadly street battles between Muslim rebels and soldiers. The overnight death of three soldiers brought the official death toll from the conflict in Zamboanga to 173, as the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) guerrillasRead More


The Coolest Ring You Can Buy: Smarty Ring – Control Your Smartphone, Get Updates, Clock at your Fingers


Did you know that most mobile users look at their phones every 6 minutes or so? That’s 150 times a day! Smarty Ring saves you time by having your updates in one convenient location – and that saves your phone’s battery life! Forget tapping phone screen, get instant alerts right on your finger This productRead More