Luis Manzano Got Jessy Mendiola the Best Anniversary Gift

Take notes from Luis Manzano on how to make your anniversary superb. Over the weekend, he and Jessy Mendiola celebrated the special occasion. It seemed pretty run of the mill with the usual cheesy posts on their respective Instagram accounts. Happy Anniversary to you Wowow 🙂 thank you for leaving a smile on my face […]

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What is Tony Stark even wearing in those new ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ set photos?


If you’ve ever seen Robert Downey Jr. in person, you know the man does not suffer a fool’s fashion gladly.

Always dashing, futuristic, cosmopolitan — chunky sunglasses you can sorta see through, structured collars and footwear that’s probably worth your salary — the real-life Tony Stark likes to dress like the on-screen Tony Stark. Which is to say, expensively.

So when photos from the Atlanta set of Avengers: Infinity War went online Monday, we had questions. Something wasn’t quite right about this: Read more…

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Hey glassholes: Apple just bought an eye-tracking company


Apple’s attempts to hide the development of secret new products by using shell companies usually works, but some clever sleuthing by one site has revealed what may be a key component of Apple’s future with augmented reality

Documents have been uncovered by MacRumors that indicate Apple has quietly acquired eye-tracking company SensoMotoric Instruments. In addition to tracking down acquisition documents linked to Apple attorney Gene Levoff, the site also spoke to an anonymous tipster in contact with an Apple employee who confirmed the acquisition.  Read more…

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Someone found an incredibly creative way of sorting Lego bricks using AI


For parents, children, and Lego aficionados everywhere, it’s a good day to be alive.

Everyone loves to build with Lego bricks, but no one likes the cleanup — so using AI technology, Jacques Mattheij, a tech-savvy Lego-lover since childhood, found a way to make sorting Lego pieces fun and simple.

In a blog post, Mattheij told the tale of how he came to own two metric tons (more than 4,000 pounds) of the colorful bricks, which ultimately inspired him to build an automated Lego sorter. So with some “python code and a bunch of hardware to handle the parts,” Mattheij set forth on his journey to sort and ensure the beloved mini-figs get a home of their own. Read more…

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Significant Digits For Monday, June 26, 2017

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 22 U.S. House seats An Associated Press study of U.S. House races found that Republicans may have gained up to 22 additional seats in the 2016 election due to redistricting. The AP’s analysis also found four times as many states with […]


5 Best Travel Hacks for Business Travellers

This article originally appeared on ValuePenguin To the outside world, travelling overseas for business seems to be both thrilling and glamorous. Who wouldn’t like to visit another country on an all-expense-paid trip? But for those who are constantly jetting off on work, the excitement soon wears off. When you are on a business trip, you need to be absolutely punctual – being late for meetings just won’t do. You probably have to juggle several activities simultaneously, leaving you little time for relaxation or sometimes even sleep. How can you then, as a businessperson travelling out of Singapore, make the most of your trip professionally? While each business trip may differ, here are some tips that you may find useful for every trip. Use an airline miles credit card to save on ticketing costs Booking tickets can be one of the most time-consuming and arduous tasks for a professional planning an overseas business trip. Comparing different airlines’ ticket costs and deciding on the most suitable time to take your flight can lead to a very frustrating experience for even the simplest of bookings. This is where using a credit card specifically tailored to take advantage of airline offers comes in. By their […]

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‘Preacher’ Season 2 premiere proves the Saint of Killers ain’t messing around


This post contains spoilers for the Preacher Season 2 premiere, titled “On the Road.”

No series blends style, action, and humor quite like Preacher, which is perhaps the purest embodiment of a comic book we’ve ever had on the small screen.

Executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, along with showrunner Sam Catlin, have distilled everything that made Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s graphic novels so iconic into a shot of live-action adrenaline, and while Season 1 had its speed bumps, taking the show on the road in Season 2 has kicked Preacher into high gear right out of the gate. 

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Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla’s Drama ‘Barcelona’ Is Part of South Korea’s BiFan Film Festival

Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla’s drama film Barcelona: A Love Untold will be showcased in the 21st Bucheon International Fantastic (BiFan) Film Festival in South Korea. It’ll be part of the festival’s Best of Asia program. The film, directed by Olivia M. Lamasan, is a story of two people who found each other in Barcelona, Spain after […]

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This week in apps: L’Oréal’s new UV patch, a cool raw photo editor, and the rest of the best


It’s possible that you couldn’t keep up with the wild world of app updates this week considering all the changes happening with Uber, including Travis Kalanick stepping down as CEO. If that’s the case, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered.

Each week we round up the most important app news along with some of the coolest new and updated apps to help you stay in the loop with everything you need on your phone.

Here’s what caught our eye this week. If you’re looking for more, make sure to check out last week’s roundup of top apps. Read more…

L’Oréal’s UV Patch

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How I Found My Zen in Kyoto’s Different Gardens and Temples

Last week I went on a five-day trip to Japan with my boyfriend and two friends. Our plan was to spend three days in Osaka and two days in Kyoto. In Japan almost every municipality has at least one temple. Kyoto, being a large cultural center, has several hundred. So we wanted to take a […]

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I Just Want a Fair Price: 2 (Additional) Things to Take Into Consideration when You Buy or Sell Your Home

If you know a little bit about property, you will know this: a lot of things affect the price of properties. You already know some of them: location, amenities, condition, neighbourhood, accessibility, timing – things like that. In property buying and selling, (obviously) it will be in the seller’s best interest to sell the property at a higher price for bigger profit, and it will be in the buyer’s best interest to purchase the property at a lower price for a smaller mortgage. So how does one get a fair price (or close to it) that will satisfy both the seller and the buyer? Here are 2 additional things to take into consideration if you want a fair price when you buy or sell your home. ‘Fair’ is Subjective Homeowners will always wear rose-tinted glasses when they look at their properties. They bought or inherited the house. They might have even lived in the house their whole lives. They spent a lot of money over the years for maintenance and fixing numerous wears and tears.  They have had immeasurable happy memories in every nook and corner. In short, homeowners will tend to think that their property is worth a lot […]

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