Nestled in the quiet village of Sikatuna in Quezon City lies a barbershop that can instantly transform any man into a true gentleman. Behold: My Mama Said. Time after time, it has been proven that mama knows best. Whenever we’re caught in a pinch, she knows; and this goes for something even as trivial as […]
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Photos by Vivien del Valle Need an escape but don’t want to venture too far out? A staycation is always a good idea–especially when you’re itching to get away. Luckily we found the perfect one, tucked right into Shaw Boulevard–Privato Hotel. Artfully decorated and thoughtfully laid-out, Privato was an answer to my staycation prayers. Not […]
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Words by Gianna Sibal We’ve all seen how it happens in the movies and books—it’s perfect and romantic, usually with the love interest right person, and maybe even your foot pops when it finally happens. As a hopeless romantic, I’ve seen, watched, read, and wrote first kiss scenes even when I have zero idea of […]
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Science-Fiction Drama Another Life may have the budget to cover effects and realistic props, but all productions have to save on costs some way, right? Some productions will do that by slashing salaries or overworking their staff, so maybe a small oversight on props isn’t too bad. After all, you have to admit that rambutans do have […]
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Words by Leika Golez Photos by Cody Bundoc In today’s modern age wherein convenience seems to be more valued than health, it’s easy for us to make poor lifestyle choices. It’s just less of a hassle to pass by a McDonald’s Drive-Thru on the way to work rather than waking up early to pack fresh […]
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Words by Gianna Sibal “Saan tayo kakain, guys?” I think this question has haunted a lot of us—students, employees, and even just friends out for a night out. It’s really hard to decide where we want to eat especially if we’re in an area surrounded by restaurant and food chains. When I was in senior […]
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Featured image by Heather Co Vampires have become very divisive figures in pop culture. While some might think of the old-school, caped vampires of old, we now also have the sparkly kind. Well, either way, there’s one thing they have in common: Immortality. They never age, or at least they look like they never age. You […]
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We’re used to themed cafes based on popular anime and cartoons popping up here and there and then disappearing after a few months. But this time, a restaurant based on well-loved series Sailor Moon is opening its doors to fans all over the world PERMANENTLY! Sailor Moon Shining Moon restaurant in Tokyo is set to delight fans […]
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Have you ever heard of Gua Sha? This new beauty trend did not just stem from those jade rollers that people use at home for their skincare. Gua Sha is actually a form of Chinese medicine that means ‘to scrape sand’. We were able to try a Gua Sha Facial at Luminisce Holistic Skin Innovations […]
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In things that will make you feel old today, the internet had to explain to a young Stranger Things fan what a darkroom is. Several scenes between Jonathan Byers and Nancy Byers are set in this, um, dark room where Byers develop film. According to the young fan on the online forum StackExchange, “In Stranger […]
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