Prehistoric kitchen tools boosted human evolution: study

Prehistoric kitchen tools boosted human evolution: study

Developing tools with which to slice and mash their food meant our ancestors needed to chew much less, leaving more time for honing language and other skills instead, evolutionary scientists said Wednesday. About 2.5 million years ago, a big shift was observed in the hominin family comprising modern humans and all our ancestors — away […]

21.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
CFDA Fashion Awards nominees: Marc Jacobs, Olsen twins, Altuzarra, Bowie

CFDA Fashion Awards nominees: Marc Jacobs, Olsen twins, Altuzarra, Bowie

Nominees in six categories spanning Womenswear, Menswear and Accessories have been annonuced by the Council for Fashion Designers of America in advance of its 2016 award ceremony on June 6th. Joseph Altuzarra of Altuzarra, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler, and Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen of The Row all picked up double nominations […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Give Mother Earth a break, switch off power for one hour, says Climate Change Commission

Give Mother Earth a break, switch off power for one hour, says Climate Change Commission

MANILA, Mar 18 (Mabuhay) — Even Mother Earth needs some time off. Climate Change Commission Secretary Emmanuel de Guzman made the statement as he appealed to the country to observe on Saturday (March 19) between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm the annual Earth Hour awareness campaign celebrated across the globe. “Nature has been working hard […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
AMLC chair eyes easing of bank secrecy law

AMLC chair eyes easing of bank secrecy law

MANILA, Mar 18 (Mabuhay) — The country’s “very strict” bank secrecy law is hampering prevention of money laundering, such as the first ever cross-border entry of dirty money that found its way into the Philippine financial system and casinos, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. said Friday. Tetangco, who also chairs […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aiko praises Kim Chiu for her humility

Aiko praises Kim Chiu for her humility

Aiko Melendez has been vocal about her admiration for Kim Chiu but working with her on “The Story of Us” only made her respect the young actress even more. Melendez said she has been keeping track of Chiu’s career even before. “I follow her work and I always have good words for her. When I […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Put meditation on the menu to boost weight loss success

Put meditation on the menu to boost weight loss success

When embarking on a diet, the focus is usually on healthy eating and exercise. Learning to manage emotions is rarely part of the regime, but growing research suggests it should be, as learning to breathe, focus, tune into the body, and avoid comfort eating during periods of emotional turmoil can help keep weight stable. Here’s […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
2nd Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant calls for participants

2nd Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant calls for participants

Los Angeles – The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan 2016 is back in its full glory. And organizers of The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan 2016 are calling for participants to join the cultural pageant of community organizations that will take place on June 3 in Los Angeles. The winner of The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan will be the muse of the […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Contests, Happenings, Local News ·
PHL advances China sea dispute, other issues with US lawmakers

PHL advances China sea dispute, other issues with US lawmakers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Philippine Government officials engaged US legislators on 15-16 March 2016 to mobilize Congressional support for key Philippine advocacies in the United States. On 15 March, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and Acting Secretary of Justice Emmanuel L. Caparas led the Philippine delegation in separate meetings with Senator […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Poe sees repeat of ‘Hello Garci’ if Comelec reverts to manual polls

Poe sees repeat of ‘Hello Garci’ if Comelec reverts to manual polls

MANILA (Mabuhay) — STA. ROSA, Laguna—Senator Grace Poe has expressed fear that the alleged massive cheating that occurred during the 2004 elections will happen again if the Commission on Elections (Comelec) postpones the May 9 elections or revert to manual voting. Poe on Tuesday dismissed the Comelec’s suggestion for a “po-el” or postponement of elections […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Entry-level iPhone and new iPad expected at Apple keynote, March 21

Entry-level iPhone and new iPad expected at Apple keynote, March 21

Tim Cook and Apple have summoned the press to another keynote on Monday, March 21, 2016. These Apple events see the American manufacturer unveil new products and innovations, with an entry-level iPhone and a new iPad expected at the upcoming edition. A new 4-inch iPhone? The main announcement at the March keynote is expected to be […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Pope to join Bieber and co. on Instagram

Pope to join Bieber and co. on Instagram

Pope Francis will make his Instagram debut on Saturday, joining the likes of Justin Bieber and Cristiano Ronaldo on the image-sharing forum under the handle Franciscus, the Vatican confirmed Wednesday. The date for the pontiff’s debut on the celebrity-dominated social medium was chosen by the 79-year-old himself as it marks the third anniversary of his […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Foster, Clooney, Roberts thriller ‘Money Monster’ set for Cannes

Foster, Clooney, Roberts thriller ‘Money Monster’ set for Cannes

The Julia Roberts and George Clooney thriller, “Money Monster,” directed by Jodie Foster, is to be shown at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival in May. Clooney plays Lee Gates, the host of a talk show specializing in stock market matters, and Roberts is his producer, Patty Fenn. After one of Gates’ recommended purchases turns […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dior sets May date for London show

Dior sets May date for London show

A May 31 show at Blenheim Palace could mark a debut for Dior’s new Creative Director. With Raf Simons having vacated the Creative Director’s position in October 2015, Jonathan Saunders is said to be the Dior pick for Simons’ successor. With Saunders having left Pollini in December 2015, as well as surrendering his own well […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Diego Loyzaga asks for patience after being tagged in mauling

Diego Loyzaga asks for patience after being tagged in mauling

MANILA (Mabuhay) — TV personality Diego Loyzaga, the son of actor Cesar Montano, who was allegedly involved in mauling two men at a posh Taguig City club last Sunday asked for patience as his camp has yet issue a statement on the incident. “I’d like to kindly ask for your patience regarding the issue involving […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Trump spurs Latinos to citizenship so they can vote – against him

Trump spurs Latinos to citizenship so they can vote – against him

By Sara Puig Los Angeles, United States | AFP |   – Frontrunner Donald Trump has pledged to deport and keep out illegal immigrants, but the brash billionaire’s rhetoric is inspiring some Hispanics to become citizens so they can vote against him. “I feel threatened by the political situation,” said Maria Orozco, a 36-year-old screenwriter in Los Angeles. She […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
SC grants Gloria Arroyo three-day birthday furlough

SC grants Gloria Arroyo three-day birthday furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court has granted a request from former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to have a birthday furlough next month. At a press briefing, SC spokesman Theodore Te said the furlough will be from April 4 to 6. Mrs. Arroyo had originally asked that she be allowed to leave the hospital for five […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Al Gore in surprise visit to Tacloban – Haiyan ground zero

Al Gore in surprise visit to Tacloban – Haiyan ground zero

Tacloban, Philippines | AFP |   – Climate change activist and former US vice president Al Gore made a surprise visit Saturday to an impoverished Philippine city ravaged by one of the strongest storms on record. The Nobel Peace Prize winner lit candles at a mass grave in Tacloban for thousands killed by Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, a picture […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Anne Curtis says no to wedding bells yet

Anne Curtis says no to wedding bells yet

Anne Curtis is not in a hurry to settle down and start a family. The 31-year-old Kapamilya actress explained that she wants to maximize her showbiz career and then tie the knot in two or three years’ time. “It comes on its own right time. Ako kasi napaka career driven ko and once you decide […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Spielberg, Ford on for fifth “Indiana Jones”

Spielberg, Ford on for fifth “Indiana Jones”

Franchise mainstays Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford will once again reprise their respective roles behind and in front of camera in a fifth “Indiana Jones” film set for July 2019. Lucasfilm owner Disney made the announcement on March 15, 2016, setting a release date of July 19, 2019 for the continuation of what will by […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Beals signs up to ‘Taken’

Jennifer Beals signs up to ‘Taken’

Jennifer Beals is the latest star to join the cast of the TV remake of “Taken”. The actress will play the part of Christina Hart, the Special Deputy Director of National Intelligence in the NBC prequel to the popular movie franchise, Deadline reports. Beals will be joined on screen by Clive Standen, who will take on the […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·