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Chinese sci-fi film ‘The Wandering Earth’ sees off competition at global box office

There's not much change in this week's global box office top three. Chinese sci-fi movie "The Wandering Earth" holds on to the number one spot, while "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" is a non-mover in third. "Crazy Alien" drops from second place to fourth this week, making way for "Alita: Battle Angel" to enter in second. The Chinese film, "The Wandering Earth" is the global box-office leader for the second consecutive week. The futuristic feature added over $96 million to its global grosses from just three territories. Despite taking less than last week, "The Wandering Earth" still totals over $609 million worldwide. Eagerly awaited by fans of the "Gunnm" manga, its big-scr...Keep on reading: Chinese sci-fi film ‘The Wandering Earth’ sees off competition at global box office.....»»

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Peoples initiative can make Manila Bay a protected area - Philstar.com

People's initiative can make Manila Bay a 'protected area' Philippine Star Today I lend this space to earth lawyer Tony Oposa. He calls on residents by the Manila Bay to petition the gove.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2019Related News

DOST, MMSU partner to empower IPs in Ilocos Norte

THE DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology in Region 1 (DOST-1) or Ilocos Region and the state-run Mariano Marcos State University […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2019Related News

People’s initiative can make Manila Bay a ‘protected area’

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Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Nasa mourns loss of Opportunity

  WASHINGTON---During 14 years of intrepid exploration across Mars, it advanced human knowledge by confirming that water once flowed on the red planet, but Nasa's Opportunity rover has analyzed its last soil sample.   The robot has been missing since the US space agency lost contact during a dust storm in June last year and was declared officially dead on Wednesday, ending one of the most fruitful missions in the history of space exploration.   Unable to recharge its batteries, Opportunity left hundreds of messages from Earth unanswered over the months, and Nasa said it made its last attempt at contact on Tuesday evening.   "I declare the Oppo...Keep on reading: Nasa mourns loss of Opportunity.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 15th, 2019Related News

NASA announces ‘death’ of Opportunity Mars rover

WASHINGTON, United States -- During 14 years of intrepid exploration across Mars it advanced human knowledge by confirming that water once flowed on the red planet -- but NASA's Opportunity rover has analyzed its last soil sample. The robot has been missing since the US space agency lost contact during a dust storm in June last year and was declared officially dead Wednesday, ending one of the most fruitful missions in the history of space exploration. Unable to recharge its batteries, Opportunity left hundreds of messages from Earth unanswered over the months, and NASA said it made its last attempt at contact Tuesday evening. "I declare the Opportunity mission as complete,"...Keep on reading: NASA announces ‘death’ of Opportunity Mars rover.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 14th, 2019Related News

WATCH: First trailer for ‘Tolkien’ biopic

A new trailer for the upcoming film about JRR Tolkien, author of the bestselling "Lord of the Rings" series of books, has just been released. Nicholas Hoult ("The Favourite", "X-Men" franchise, "Mad Max: Fury Road") stars as writer JRR Tolkien, who wrote the much-loved fantasy novels "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "The Hobbit", as well as other works like "The Silmarillion". The biopic, directed by Finnish filmmaker Dome Karukoski, will focus on Tolkien's formative years with his close friends, and lead into World War I. Tolkien's experiences at Oxford and on the battlefields of the First World War inspired the imaginary world of Middle-Earth and his epic saga of good and e...Keep on reading: WATCH: First trailer for ‘Tolkien’ biopic.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 13th, 2019Related News

China improves Long March-6 rocket

BEIJING — China announced Monday that it is developing the modified version of the Long March-6 rocket to add four solid boosters to increase its carrying capacity. The improved medium-left carrier rocket will be sent into space by 2020, according to the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp., […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2019Related News

WATCH: Jimuel Pacquiao drops opponent in first amateur bout

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree, so they say.  While eight-division boxing world champion and current reigning WBA (Regular) Welterweight World Champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao may be at the tail end of his long and storied boxing career, it looks like the next generation Pacquiao is getting ready to carry on the legacy.  Manny's eldest son, Emmanuel Jr., or Jimuel is already into the sweet science, and over the weekend, showed off a tiny bit of what he can do inside the squared circle.  Taking on schoolmate Lucas Carson in a two-round sparring session, Jimuel - who showcased the aggression of a young Pacman - dropped his opponent, much to the delight of Team Pacquiao, who was in attendance.        View this post on Instagram                   Emmanuel ‘Jimuel’ Pacquiao Jr aggressive in Rd 1 knocks down opponent schoolmate Lucas Carson . It was an action packed bout of just 2 rounds with entire team Pacquiao supporting Jimuel who dreams to represent Phils in the future . #itsintheblood #boxing A post shared by Dyan Castillejo (@dyancastillejo) on Feb 8, 2019 at 10:34pm PST Obviously, Jimuel has a long way to go, but if this is any indication of the kid's potential, then it looks like the boxing world will have another Pacquiao to look forward to.  .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 11th, 2019Related News

Faith and science

THESE two should go together. They are not meant to go separate ways and, worse, to go against each other. A faith without science is prone to fall into superstitions, and a science without faith can only go nowhere. Yes, a faith without science can only provoke suspicion, disbelief, and criticism. And a science without […] The post Faith and science appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2019Related News

Duterte spends Chinese New Year at mother s tomb - Philippine Star

Duterte spends Chinese New Year at mother's tomb Philippine Star President Duterte welcomed the Chinese Year of the Earth Pig by visiting the tomb of his late mother Soledad, to mark her sixth de.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2019Related News

DOST Intensifies Promotion of Mungbean R& D Program

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has intensified its support to promote the Mungbean Research and Development program in San Mateo town, as it inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with stakeholders on Sunday, Feb 3. The MoU was signed by DOST Secretary Fortunato Dela Peña, San Mateo town Mayor Crispina Agcaoili and Isabela […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2019Related News

Jeff Bezos accuses magazine of extortion

Amazon founder and the richest man on Earth, Jeff Bezos, has accused the publication National Enquirer of extortion and blackmail. In his blog post on Medium, Bezos said the chief content officer of Enquirer publisher AMI, Dylan Howard, emailed him threatening to release intimate and personal photos and text messages of Bezos and his alleged […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 8th, 2019Related News

China diamonds made in days

ZHENGZHOU/BRUSSELS — A diamond is forever but its chemical composition is just carbon, the fourth most abundant element in the universe. Before being cut and polished to what may cost over $2,000 per carat — one-fifth of a gram, or the weight of two grains of rice, diamonds have traditionally been mined from earth where […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2019Related News

Duterte spends Chinese New Year at mother’s tomb

President Duterte welcomed the Chinese Year of the Earth Pig by visiting the tomb of his late mother Soledad, to mark her sixth death anniversary at Wireless Cemetery here......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2019Related News

Your fortune in the Year of the Earth Pig

Your fortune in the Year of the Earth Pig.....»»

Source: Pep PepCategory: GossipFeb 5th, 2019Related News

First Filipino-built train rouses pride, offers commuter relief - ABS-CBN News

First Filipino-built train rouses pride, offers commuter relief ABS-CBN News The Hybrid Electric Train (HET) built by the Department of Science and Technology is tested on the tracks of the Philippin.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 5th, 2019Related News

Trump invites bullied boy to annual speech

When US President Donald Trump delivers his second State of the Union speech to Congress on Tuesday, his guests will include Joshua Trump, a sixth grader passionate about science and animals. The youngster isn’t a member of the president’s family, but instead a boy from Wilmington, Delaware, who has been bullied in school as a […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 5th, 2019Related News

Disneyland to host first official gay pride event

The Happiest Place on Earth is about to get even merrier. Disneyland Paris is officially opening its gates to a celebration called Magical Pride at the start of Pride Month in June this year. The theme park's website states that through the event, it seeks to celebrate diversity with a "dazzling party" that includes a parade, a dance party, late-night rides and more surprises on June 1. Travel packages are available at the website, with a Magical Pride ticket starting at 78.28 (around P5,340). This is the first time that Disneyland Paris is officially acknowledging the LGBTQ+ pride event after unofficial ones have been held at the theme park since 2014, reported CBS last Feb. 1...Keep on reading: Disneyland to host first official gay pride event.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 5th, 2019Related News

Sentiment and Science Against Labelling Children as Criminals

THE BROUHAHA over the lowering of the age of criminality to nine, then twelve reflected both science and sentiment about the issue which media picked up quickly as professional groups and human rig.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 4th, 2019Related News