The biology of coffee

Coffee is the most popular drink in many parts of the world, and it’s surprising how this hot, dark, nectar of the gods affects our biology. The main biologically active ingredient in coffee is the stimulant caffeine. The stimulant properties of caffeine mean you can count on a cup of coffee to wake you up. In fact, coffee is the …

Open door to Bruno Mars

The incredibly talented Bruno Mars can always be counted on to perk things up with his feel-good sound. Remember how he did it with Uptown Funk? Well, he has done it again. The tune is titled “Leave the Door Open” and it is funky, sexy and lots of sparkling fun. With his honeyed vocals, Mars sings about how he is …

South Korea’s pop culture machine boosts Netflix’s international growth -source

A zombie drama, a TV series about a supernatural nurse and one about an antisocial children’s book author helped turn South Korea into one of Netflix’s biggest sources of growth in the international markets, a source familiar with the matter said. Netflix said 46 percent of its net new global paid customers in the third quarter came from the Asia …

IMF warns more funding needed to safeguard global economy

Warning that the recovery from the coronavirus disease pandemic crisis is not yet over, the International Monetary Fund called on policymakers to continue to spend money to shore up the global economy and ensure no one is left behind. Without that aid, and additional financing from both the fund and the World Bank, developing nations and the poor in many …

South Korea’s pop culture machine boosts Netflix’s international growth -source

A zombie drama, a TV series about a supernatural nurse and one about an antisocial children’s book author helped turn South Korea into one of Netflix’s biggest sources of growth in the international markets, a source familiar with the matter said. Netflix said 46 percent of its net new global paid customers in the third quarter came from the Asia …

IMF warns more funding needed to safeguard global economy

Warning that the recovery from the coronavirus disease pandemic crisis is not yet over, the International Monetary Fund called on policymakers to continue to spend money to shore up the global economy and ensure no one is left behind. Without that aid, and additional financing from both the fund and the World Bank, developing nations and the poor in many …

Give delivery riders water or a face mask

Delivery riders are considered authorized persons outside residence who are exempted from curfew and travel restrictions in areas under hard lockdown. They are considered among the country’s economic frontliners since they ensure that goods still make its way to people without the need for them to go out of their house and be at risk of COVID-19 exposure. Filipinos gave …

Maging ligtas online: Piliin ang mabuti at mag-isip bago mag-share sa internet

Kaya nating gawing mas positibo at hindi “toxic” ang Internet. Maraming benepisyo ang makukuha natin dito. Purihin ang sinuman dahil sa kanyang post na nakakapagbigay-inspirasyon. Mag-isip bago magkomento nang negatibo. Mag-ingat sa ating pananalita. Kahit biro ay maaring masamain, lalo pa’t walang kasamang body language ang ating mga post. Kung nais naman nating ipagmalaki na honor student ang ating anak, …

Quarantine facility ng PPA gagawing modular COVID-19 isolation wards

Gagawin nang modular COVID-19 wards ang dalawang malalaking novel coronavirus disease quarantine facility ng Philippine Ports Authrotity. Ito ay makaraang ipag-utos ni Department of Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade na gawin nang isolation facility ang mga quarantine facilities sa Eva Macapagal Super Terminal sa Pier 15 sa Maynila at Port of Capinpin sa Orion, Bataan. Ang hakbang ay aksyon ni Tugade …