According to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Forest Management Bureau (FMB), the Philippines is losing 47,000 hectares of forest cover every year. The FMB also reported the need to rehabilitate 1.2 million hectares of forest lands by 2022 to prevent landslides, ensure water availability, and preserve biodiversity. These are alarming numbers and many want to help, but there are those who don’t have the time or don’t know how. Now, there’s an option to plant trees without having to go out to actually plant one. All you need is an app.
One of the most iconic nerds in pop culture history is Sheldon Cooper of The Big Bang Theory. Ever since the show premiered in 2007, Jim Parsons charmed as Sheldon, a theoretical physicist researching quantum physics and string theory. Despite his IQ of 187, he is socially awkward, making up a chunk of the show’s laughs. The show may have ended last May, but his legacy lives on in Young Sheldon, a prequel series exploring his childhood. The show is just as successful, with its parent network CBS already ordering a third and fourth season earlier this year.
In Young Sheldon, two of the standouts are Zoey Perry And Raegan Revord. Perry plays Sheldon’s mother Mary, while Revord portrays Sheldon’s twin sister Missy. We got to chat with both actresses as they revealed what it’s like on the set, their similarities to their characters, and their favorite ’80s songs.
This year, the Singapore Food Festival (SFF), an event dedicated to local cuisine and local talent, returns to showcase the country’s multicultural heritage with a reprisal of the theme, “Savour Singapore in Every Bite.” A total of 20 event partners offering myriad dining concepts and gastronomic experiences will come together for the three-week celebration from July 12 to 28, 2019.
The opening notes of The Lion King‘s “Circle of Life” always gets me. That soaring “naaaaaaaaants” always manages to reduce me to tears, whether it’s the Disney animated version, the Broadway rendition, or any of the YouTube videos I watch whenever I feel like getting emotional. So when I heard that Disney is doing a live-action adaptation, I was excited to hear a new interpretation of the song I grew up with.
There are many times when I crave for Yellow Cab’s New York Classic but I can’t buy because I can’t finish an entire box. I live alone so I tend to buy food in single or small servings. Now, the pizza chain can expect tons of deliveries from me as Yellow Cab now allows customers to buy individual slices!
Just last month, a lesbian couple was attacked on a bus in London when a group of men saw them kissing. It’s surprising that this would happen in the year of our lord, twenty bi-teen, but it’s instances like this that makes Stop Kiss a necessary watch. In what could only be described as a coincidence, the play is having its second run in Manila this month, and it mirrors the horrific accident that happened in the United Kingdom.
Chinese culture is a part of Filipino life. We eat siomai and tikoy, celebrate Chinese New Year, and create movies about it (the Mano Po franchise had seven films). So it makes sense that somebody would want to create a musical about it. But given the current tension between the Philippines and China, do we really need one? The answer is yes.
This month, leading online fashion platform Zilingo jazzes up their wardrobe staple with a cool new vibe.
For this collection, Zilingo played with fabrics using bold and fresh colorways, and infused touches of mustard, lime and blush to match their primary palette of blues, reds, and whites.