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10 Flavored Lattes You Have To Try

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> Now that the madness of collecting coffee shop stickers is over (congratulations on your planner, by the way), you can finally allow …

10 at-home workouts you can do with 1 kettlebell

Kettlebells are great for making your workout routines more challenging and creative. Kettlebells offer unique advantages over dumbbells, because the …

Exercise

Top 10 Cheesecakes in Manila (2015 Edition)

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> We’re just going to go ahead and say it: It gets doubly hard each year to handpick Manila’s best cheesecakes when a number of variants …

20 Hidden Restaurants to Discover in Tagaytay | Booky

Secret is not in our vocabulary.<p>We love discovering holes-in-the-wall, the shady restaurants in town alleys and even the quiet cafe with no signs in …

HuffPost Australia

It’s like click bait, only tastier.

ISIS: Everything you need to know about the rise of the militant group

By <b>Nick Thompson, Richard Allen Greene</b> and <b>Inez Torre,</b> CNN<br>Updated September 25, 2014<p>The rise of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamist militant group that has seized a chunk of land stretching from northern Syria to central Iraq, has struck fear into the hearts of leaders around the …

17 Romantic Garden Getaways around Manila That Will Bring in the Outdoors | Booky

“In or out? Am I in or out?”<p>All year round, we try to look for special places to celebrate a birthday, an anniversary or a “just because” day, and …

Quezon City

Watch: a 5-minute history of Syria's war and the rise of ISIS - Vox

ISIS, you will note, did not become a major player in the Syrian war until after some time — and after the country had been torn apart by a conflict that initially had nothing to do with the group. The fight at the center of the war, between Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and the opposition, is thus …

Middle East

Top 10 Strawberry Cakes in Manila

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> Those who've attempted to transport strawberries from Baguio to Manila via bus know only too well that these luscious fruits are easily …

Eat Out Like a King and Stay Lean

Do you have a difficult time balancing a social life with your desire to get lean? Do you struggle with making healthy decisions when out with …

Nutrition

Neighborhood Guide: South Triangle, Quezon City (2015 Edition)

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> Strictly speaking, South Triangle, Quezon City, is the area bordered by Quezon Avenue, Timog Avenue, and EDSA. This laid-back and …

90 Food Menu Terms Explained

This food infographic lists over 90 confusing food menu terms and explains exactly what each one means. Let's find out more on the food glossary!

Dining Rooms

Why China's Devaluation, While Small, Is Bad News For The Global Economy

<b>CHINA’S DEVALUATION</b> of the yuan underscores the ongoing, dangerous, growth-retarding mess of U.S. monetary policy and, indeed, the fundamental deficiency of modern economic thinking. This intellectual bankruptcy threatens the ability of economies to grow and will consequently breed more political …

Economics

Top 10 Hot Chocolate in Manila

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> There's nothing more comforting (and kid-friendly) than a cup of hot cocoa when the rain begins to pour. When you're looking for an instant …

129 Of The Most Beautiful Shots In Movie History

A visual essay on spectacular cinematography.<p>H/T cinematicpaintings.com, this Reddit thread, and this other Reddit thread.

Your One-Stop Urban Lifestyle Guide to the Best of Manila

10 Undiscovered Movies To Stream Right Now

Here are 10 easy-to-miss movies from the last decade that happen to be available for instant streaming. Take a breather from excessively loud sequels and binge-watch these quieter alternatives accordingly. (Also, if you fall in love with Zoe Kazan in "The Pretty One" go see "What If." She's a</b> …

16 New Restaurants Near Tomas Morato that Deserve Your Attention | Booky

You’ll know why after your visit.<p>Gone are the days when people only went to malls to look for new restaurants to try. While it is still true for most …

6 Smart and Delicious Post-Run Snacks - Women's Running

Social Enterprise Bahay Kubo Organics Teaches Us Soil-less Planting and How to Eat Healthy Without Overspending

Organic food has been on the rise in the past year, and I am certainly not complaining. With more restaurants following the farm-to-table trend, …

Urban Agriculture

Now Open: FAT by Locavore's Chef Kel Zaguirre Shows Us that Fat is Everything but the Enemy

Now Open: FAT by Locavore’s Chef Kel Zaguirre Shows Us that Fat is Everything but the Enemy<p>I think it has a lot to do with that Time Magazine …

Deep Frying

15 Specialty Restaurants in Poblacion, Makati You’ll Love | Booky

(NOT) Coming soon to a mall near you.<p>The growth in popularity of what we call holes-in-the-wall today are driven by the limited food selections and …

Straddle the Line Between Comfort Food and Crazy Food at The Lost Bread

If you’re looking for a plain old piece of bread or a regular old glass of milk, then you won’t have any luck with The Lost Bread. First ice cream, …

Breakfast

Every Question You've Ever Had About Flying, Answered By A Pilot

<i>By: Jeremy Glass</i><p><i>Credit: iStock.com</i><p>Let's just put it right out there: flying is a king-sized pain in the ass.<p>The cramped seats, the recycled air, the turbulence, the mysterious noises, and whaaaaaaaaaaat's the deal with the food? If you can identify with the fourth of the population that gets …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Bored? 10 Places for Food and Board Games

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> Just how common is this scene nowadays: a group around a table, each with their own smartphone, digital tablet, or portable game device? …

5 Tech Trends That Will Hit Every Retail Store By 2020

Showrooming—the practice of shoppers using retail stores to discover products they’d like to buy, then completing their purchases online where they can find better deals—is often cited as a concern of physical retailers. With an enticing mix of low prices, breadth of selection, and convenience, …

eCommerce

These Clothing Tags Tell You Where Your T-Shirt Really Came From

Spoiler alert: It’s kids working in sweatshops.<p>Flip over the label on a new sweater, and you might feel a twinge of guilt as you wonder about the factory it emerged from in Bangladesh or Mexico or Vietnam. But, of course, it’s hard to know much other than the simple fact of the country where it was …

Some McDonald's are now accepting Taco Bell receipts as payment

The promotion, which appears to be limited to McDonald's locations in Northeast Pennsylvania, is a sign that the burger chain is worried about its breakfast competition, according to Janney Capital Markets analyst Mark Kalinowski.<p>"Clearly, at least some McDonald's folks are concerned about the …

McDonald's