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Rick Astley and Roderick Paulate, together!

Rick Astley was sooooo hit many years ago. At Manila Science, we have a friend who idolizes him so much that he was always ready to smash the face of anyone who dares insult Rick Astley or any of his songs. Sadly, that friend is now in the States and missed Rick Astley’s recent concert […]

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AGHAM: State of Philippine science and technology

AGHAM, the Samahan ng mga Nagtataguyod ng Agham at Teknolohiya para sa Sambayanan, is a group of activist scientists and technologists. Its leaders are co-convenors of TXTPower. I am proud to be associated with and to work with them. In celebration of AGHAM’s ninth anniversary last Thursday, here are four videos on the state of […]

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Ermita called a ‘berdugo’ at PUP graduation rites

Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita got a surprise from students of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Instead of a “warm welcome”, some graduating students staged a protest as he started his keynote speech. Ermita was dumbfounded, as you can see from this video: This page requires a higher version browserFor the latest Philippine news stories […]

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Philippines faces UN Human Rights Council today

The Arroyo government’s 44-member delegation led by Exective Secretary Eduardo Ermita will face the United Nations Human Rights Council for the country’s first-ever “universal periodic review” of its rights record and compliance with rights-related treaties and other international obligations. Days before, the Philippine UPR Watch and OFW organizations started last-ditch lobbying efforts to expose what […]

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PSP players won’t throw away this ‘PATAPON’

Avid Filipino Playstation Portable (PSP) players have a new addiction: Its a game called “Patapon” — but don’t let the name fool you. Its a completely addicting game, especially as I have noticed my partner spending long hours playing it. The new addiction is also spreading in the handheld-crazy US, according to media reports.

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Joo and Tonyo’s smartphone craze

I joined friend Joo buy a new phone yesterday. She was so impressed by my Nokia E61 when we met the other night and that her old cellphone just quit on her. Its hard to not like the E61 if you’re a writer or a manager. It has all the connectivity options: GPRS, 3G, WIFI, […]

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Obama wins in Iowa, trounces Hillary

I’ve also been quietly following the quest for the Democratic presidential nomination, and I am amazed by the outcome of the Iowa caucuses which resulted in a big and decisive win for Barack Obama. Watch Obama’s victory speech here or watch the YouTube video below: Hillary Clinton placed third — after erstwhile vice presidential candidate […]

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Gaming, possible on EEE PC!

Michael Kwan of Mobile Magazine, and Gary Cutlack of Tech Digest have good news for EEE PC users who wish that their small notebooks have gaming capability. Michael reminds us though that: There are limitations to the Eee PC and its gaming abilities, of course. For starters, it can only run Half-Life 2 at a […]

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