Miss Philippines Bags Miss Earth 2014 Crown

November 29, 2014
Jamie Herrel has been crowned as Miss Earth 2014 at the recently-concluded beauty pageant at the UP Diliman Theater. Miss Philippines Jamie Herrel convinced the judges that she’s the most deserving of the crown with her answer during the Q&A.

The question during the Q&A portion, “What will you do to slow down the effects of global warming?” was the same for all the contestants but it was Miss Herrel’s answer that stood out. She answered, Global warming has been an overdue issue, I will use my title to inspire others, help our environment and start with kids. They will be the people of tomorrow if we teach them. They will help the community.”

Aside from Miss Philippines, other winners at the Miss Earth 2014 pageant are Miss Russia Anastasia Trusova (Miss Earth Fire), Miss Venezuela Maria Alexandra Rodriguez (Miss Earth Water), and Miss USA Andrea Neu (Miss Earth Air).

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This 4 year Old Genius will probably beat you in solving Geometry problems

November 20, 2014
"Miko" a four year old boy, turning 5 this coming December, is a son of Phillip John Secillano and Imee Secillano. His father Philip came from Polangui, Albay and his Mother Imee from Cebu.

Philip describe him as an ordinary boy who enjoys karate and swimming which you can also watch some of his video in the YouTube channel of his father.

Miko is like an ordinary 4 year old boy but he can probably beat you in solving geometry problems, his father YouTube channel uploaded some of his video while solving mathematical problems.

Watch some of his video below while solving geometry problems.

Solving the Volume of a Cone and a Cube.

Calculating the Area of a Rocket Ship

Solving Volume of a Cylinder

Finding the Area of Ellipse and Trapezoid

Not only that he can also recite the Capital Cities of 164 countries, can you?

For more Miko's video visit and subscribe to his YouTube Channel of Facebook Page.

Valerie Weigmann Ready for Miss World 2014

November 19, 2014
The best of luck to Valerie Weigmann who is representing the country to this year’s Miss World competition. Val, who is also an Albayana, left for London today to prepare for the pageant night on December 14 at ExCel London Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Pressure is on for Valerie as she has huge shoes to fill. With Megan Young as the reigning Miss World, many are hoping for Valerie’s win to make it a back-to-back success for the Philippines. 

But then, no one can really tell who’s going to wear the Miss World crown next; what matters is Val is prepared after having gone through rigorous training in Manila.

Val also got added confidence boost after she met Megan in one of her training sessions. The reigning Miss World advised her to be herself and enjoy the moment.

Will Val take home the crown? Let’s hope so!

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Cristine Reyes: I’m Having a Baby

November 16, 2014
Cristine Reyes let the cat out of the bag yesterday during ASAP 19. Speculations about the actress’ pregnancy can now be put to rest as the ABS-CBN star confirms that she is indeed having a baby. In the public announcement made by Cristine she said, “Sa mga Kapamilya po natin, I want to share po sa inyong lahat that I have a wonderful blessing. I’m having a baby.”

The father of Cristine’s baby is her new boyfriend, mixed martial arts fighter Ali Khatibi.

Weeks before this confirmation, Cristine had been dodging the issue but she said the reason for that was the delicate condition of the pregnancy. Apparently, she had some bleeding during the first trimester and was advised complete bed rest by her doctor, so she was rarely seen on TV. But now she’s a hundred percent sure that she and her baby are safe.

Contrary to what other people might think Cristine said that this pregnancy didn’t come as a surprise. In fact, she and partner Ali planned it.

After the birth of their baby, Cristine and Ali will be tying the knot. But as early as now, they’re already undergoing marriage counseling in order to be more prepared for that stage in their life.

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PH Loses Winning Streak in Miss International 2014 Pageant

November 11, 2014
Philippines’ winning streak when it comes to beauty pageants seems to be over with the conclusion of the Miss International 2014. Miss Philippines International bet Bianca Guidotti did not qualify to the top 10 of the said pageant.

Crowned in this year’s pageant is 21-year-old Puerto Rican beauty Valerie Hernandez. Miss Puerto Rico nailed it with her answer in the Q&A portion in which her answer was “thinking about Miss International title, I think it's not just crown, it's not just the title, it's one of the hardest responsibility. As Miss International, I want to send a message of love, peace, and unity. ”

Those who made it to the Top 10 include contestants from Thailand, United Kingdom, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Finland, Panama, Argentina, Indonesia and Puerto Rico.

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Maegan Aguilar Victim of Domestic Abuse

November 11, 2014
A few days ago, Maria Silorio, a friend of Maegan Aguilar posted photos showing the bruised and battered singer. According to her post, the singer was battered by her jobless live-in partner Ali Sanchez. The photos also show Maegan sitting on a hospital gurney and wearing a neck brace.

According to Silorio, Megan’s right arm seemed to be dislocated and the singer has serious bruising on her back and hips after Sanchez threw her when he forced his way into Maegan’s condo unit. 

Apparently, the domestic abuse has been happening for some time but Megan did not report the previous incidents because she did not want the public to know this part of her life. This latest episode is the most serious thus far.

In a recent interview, Maegan revealed that Sanchez became violent when she broke up with him.

And now even Maegan’s aunt Marlene Aguilar has spoken about the incident. She said she warned her niece about Sanchez and even told her to leave him, but she did not listen. She said that Maegan should have kicked him out the first time he hit her.

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Macaulay Culkin Still Alive and Kicking

November 09, 2014
Is Macaulay Culkin dead? NOPE! He’s still alive and kicking and he proved that by posting a new photo on Instagram. It shows Macaulay smiling and holding a bottle of soft drink to the camera. The photo went with the caption, “We’re on tour you silly people.”

This post of his should put his fans at ease after hearing about his supposed death over the weekend. Macaulay was the target of hoaxers and they even went to the extent of putting up a Facebook page dedicated for his memorial.
According to the page the actor passed away on Friday, November 7. Although the page deactivated not long after it was made, many of his fans saw the site and were totally devastated by the sad news.

Macaulay’s representatives also put a stop to the rumors and confirmed that the actor is still very much alive.

In fact, the 34-year-old seems to be having the time of his life while touring with his band Pizza Underground.

Are you a Macaulay Culkin die-hard? Rest assured he’s still alive and kicking!

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Elaine Cuneta Dead at 79

November 05, 2014
Sharon Cuneta and her whole family are mourning the loss of her beloved mother Elaine Cuneta. The matriarch died on Wednesday at the age of 79.

The sad news of her passing was confirmed by her granddaughter KC Concepcion on her Twitter account. Her post goes this way, “Hi. I just lost the love of my life today. My Mita will forever be the BEST GRANDMA EVER. She will forever be with me. I love you, my Mita.”

KC also posted a photo of her grandma laughing and smiling as she lay in the hospital bed.

Before her death on Wednesday, Elaine has been in the hospital for two months at St. Luke’s Medical Center. Elaine’s brother-in-law Tito Sotto revealed that her death was due to profuse bleeding and internal complications.

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Brittany Maynard Dies Under Death with Dignity Act

November 03, 2014
Terminally ill woman Brittany Maynard has died, but on her own terms. She ended her own life on Saturday at her home in Portland, Oregon. It wasn’t suicide. Brittany made her choice to end her own life under the Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act. A doctor gave her medications that put an end to her suffering.

Brittany suffered from glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, and had only six months to live. Her doctors explained what the disease would cause to her body and she didn’t want that kind of pain anymore, so she made a choice to end her life at her own terms. 
Before her death on Saturday Brittany posted a farewell message on Facebook, “Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness….the world is a beautiful place, ravel has been my greatest teacher, my close friends and folks are the greatest givers…goodbye world. Spread good energy. Pay it forward!”

She was diagnosed in January and from that time on, knowing her time on earth was only limited, Brittany made a bucket list of things she wanted to do and she did them, with her husband and family. She went to Alaska, Yellowstone National Park, and the last place she visited was the Grand Canyon.

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