Want to learn something? Sleep on it, but not too deeply – study

Aug 09, 2017 - 7:38 AM

Participants in a study were able to memorize sound patterns played to them during two phases of sleep called Rapid Eye Movement REM and N2 researchers say

Lack of sleep boosts chance of death by heart failure

May 25, 2017 - 1:05 PM

If you have several heart disease risk factors taking care of your sleep is important if you want to lower your risk of death from heart disease or stroke

Apa yang dimaksud dengan 'clean sleeping'?

Feb 02, 2017 - 8:47 PM

Tren ini dipopulerkan oleh aktris sekaligus pemerhati hidup sehat Gwyneth Paltrow

Blowin’ out a bad memory

Dec 16, 2016 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Most often a bad memory is not just one blow – it could be a string of them making it difficult for us to realize we can opt out

4 PH airports in Asia's best airports list

Oct 18, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport however is still named one of the worst airports in Asia

AMONG THE BEST. Davao International Airport is among the best 30 airports in Asia, says a survey conducted by a travel website. Photo by Jim de Francia/Google Maps

You would want to sleep after reading this

Jul 15, 2016 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] We should really look at sleep as far from mere down time or a luxury for those who have the time

How some people can 'cheat' sleep and stay awake longer

Jun 13, 2016 - 9:26 PM

There is a way where you can trade an entire night s worth of sleep for a couple of short and timed naps: polyphasic sleep

Sleep better: 4 fixes for your bedroom

Jun 06, 2016 - 6:20 PM

Your future rests on a good night s sleep Make your space slumber ready with these tips

Love in the time of insomnia

May 13, 2016 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] If you or a loved one had a fatal disease would you abandon your careers and register for a PhD to do research to find a cure? One couple did

Scientists using smartphone app warn of 'global sleep crisis'

May 07, 2016 - 11:23 AM

The study finds social pressures weaken and or conceal biological drives in the evening leading individuals to delay their bedtime and shorten their sleep

Science says: Why you love sleeping in on weekends

Feb 21, 2016 - 9:50 AM

Here are tips on how to reduce weekend sleep ins – in case you want to wake up earlier

SLEEPING IN. People love staying in bed on weekends to catch up on sleep. Photo from Shutterstock

5 ways to get a better night's sleep

Feb 09, 2016 - 11:40 AM

Not getting enough sleep does a disservice to our brain and physical health But how can we improve our chances of getting a good night’s rest?

SLEEP DEPRIVED? You have more to worry about than eyebags if you lack sleep. Photo from

Lanao del Sur's 'Sleeping Beauty' mountain range on fire

Jan 22, 2016 - 10:10 AM

UPDATED The mountain range is too far too wide and inaccessible This is a terrible disaster to our environment says ARMM Vice Governor Haroun Alrashid A Lucman Jr

FIRE. The so-called 'Sleeping Beauty' mountain in Lanao del Sur catches fire on January 21, 2016. Photo courtesy of Khan Sharief

Wired and tired: Why parents should take technology out of their kid’s bedroom

Dec 17, 2015 - 3:37 PM

Given the increased importance for this age group of technology for socializing and learning helping them find balance will not only help with sleep but ensure that their use of technology is a positive rather than negative influence

NAIA no longer among the world's worst airports – poll

Oct 20, 2015 - 11:13 AM

UPDATED But it is still on the 8th spot of Asia s Terrible 10 airports according to the Guide to Sleeping in Airports website

FIRST MAJOR REHAB. In over 30 years, the Philippine government is implementing its first major renovation of NAIA Terminal 1. File photo from

Embracing the 'extra' life

Oct 17, 2015 - 9:29 AM

Extra rice? Extra sleep? Extra reps? Don’t hate appreciate

#SG50: What PH's NAIA should learn from SG's Changi Airport

Aug 10, 2015 - 12:26 PM

Ninoy Aquino International Airport should emulate Changi Airport s ways of providing comfort to passengers to improve also the gateway s revenue generating capacity

Why Philip Stein is an ‘affordable, luxury technology brand’

May 31, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Co founder and president Will Stein shares how the brand is growing its unique selling proposition continuous belief in the growing Philippine market and an upcoming ‘treat’ for Filipino customers

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Typhoon Maysak, Aquino on NAIA 1, Ali for Pacquiao | The wRap

Apr 01, 2015 - 8:37 PM

The Philippines braces for typhoon Maysak President Aquino praises NAIA terminal 1 renovations Muhammad Ali roots for Pacquiao

Aquino says 'worst airport' now looking much better

Apr 01, 2015 - 6:37 PM

‘It’s like I have entered a completely different airport ’ President Benigno Aquino III tells reporters as he inspects the 34 year old NAIA 1 which is undergoing rehabilitation

President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects the operations and security set-up at the Departure Area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 in Pasay City on Wednesday (April 01, 2015). The President wanted to make sure that all security preparations were in place to ensure safe travel during the Holy Week. Photo by Gil Nartea Supera/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

Feb 19, 2015 - 1:30 PM

The World Health Organization urges countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases which kill 500 000 people globally each year

Webhits: Lost dog in Super Bowl

Feb 03, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Heart tugger anyone?

Movies playing this week: 'Taken 3' and more

Jan 14, 2015 - 8:03 PM

Heading to the movies?

'Small screens' prevent kids from sleeping – US study

Jan 05, 2015 - 5:02 PM

The study notes Presence of a small screen but not a TV in the sleep environment and screen time were associated with perceived insufficient rest or sleep

'Portable light-emitting devices' impact health – study

Dec 24, 2014 - 2:21 PM

Do you use an electronic device right before bedtime? This one s for you

Are you an early bird or a sleepyhead?

Oct 19, 2014 - 10:32 AM

Check out the infographic to find out

NAIA ‘improves’ ranking among the world’s worst airports

Oct 16, 2014 - 7:46 PM

But it s still on the 4th spot of the world s worst according to The Guide to Sleeping in Airports

You snooze, you lose

Oct 09, 2014 - 2:07 PM

Are you a Sammy Snooze? Read to find out

Men's fitness: What habits to change as you age

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:37 AM

Keeping fit at 40 shouldn t be too hard if you follow our list of good health and fitness habits

FLEXIBILITY AND MAINTENANCE. This should be the main focus of your new work out routine. All graphics by Mara Elize Mercado

To sleep, perchance to learn

Jun 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM

[Science Solitaire] Giving your brain a break from learning may actually be the best way to learn

'Maleficent' exposes roots of Disney's wicked witch

May 28, 2014 - 11:21 AM

A new look into the Disney villain

MALEFICENT. US actresses Angelina Jolie (R) and Elle Fanning pose on May 6, 2014 in Paris, for the press presentation of the new Disney movie

Epic Turkish drama 'Winter Sleep' wins Cannes top prize

May 25, 2014 - 7:52 AM

Winter Sleep bags the highly coveted Palme d Or

Cannes race heads for photo finish for Palme d'Or

May 24, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Unlike previous races no obvious winner emerged during the 12 day event in this French Riviera resort

RED CARPET. Guests arrive for the screening of the film 'Leviathan' at the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 23, 2014. Photo by Bertrand Langlois/AFP

Goofing with your inner clock

May 02, 2014 - 8:00 AM

[Science Solitaire] Disruption of sleep patterns and metabolism are at the heart of many health issues

‘Bring her to me’: Watch new ‘Maleficent’ trailer

Mar 19, 2014 - 10:44 AM

Curious little beastie says Maleficent in the new trailer Watch it now

On depression and pork barrel thieves

Feb 26, 2014 - 1:30 PM

My name is Margarita Holmes and I suffer from the mental disorder called clinical depression

NAIA-1 rated world's worst airport again

Oct 17, 2013 - 5:35 PM

Two years since NAIA 1 was first named as one of world s worst airports efforts to address passenger complaints are not yet complete

WORLD'S WORST. NAIA Terminal 1 topped anew a travel site's list of worst airports globally. Photo from NAIA Wikipedia site

Study shows sleep loss can make you fat

Aug 06, 2013 - 11:13 PM

Scientists find evidence linking lack of sleep to fatty food cravings

Science wRap: From false memories to methane 'bomb'

Jul 29, 2013 - 2:24 PM

This week: False memories dolphin whistles a photobomb from space and light stopped in its tracks

Meditation made fast and simple

Jul 10, 2013 - 9:41 AM

Don’t have time to meditate? Here s what you can do

MEDITATIVE MIND. Meditation need not be difficult

A lullaby only for the #RoyalBaby

Jul 02, 2013 - 4:27 PM

A special lullaby is composed for the baby of Prince William and Kate Middleton

ROYAL BABY COUNTDOWN. The royal family and the rest of the world are eager to welcome Prince William and Kate's baby. Photo from the Kate Middleton Facebook page

[Two Pronged] Sexsomniac

May 18, 2013 - 1:08 PM

What do you do if you re engaged to someone who claims he has sex while sleeping?

SEXSOMNIA. There is such a thing as sleep sex

Your dominant hand affects your health

May 15, 2013 - 11:18 AM

Right or left handed? Here are do s and don’ts for your health

TRUE NORTH. Right-handed people are more energized when oriented to the north, while for left-handed people, it is the south. Photo by Steve Snodgrass, Flicker, Creative Commons

Lack of sleep can affect genes

Mar 27, 2013 - 5:02 PM

New research shows that a week of sleep deprivation can affect our genes

SLEEP DEPRIVED? You have more to worry about than eyebags if you lack sleep. Photo from

Less sleep leads to more eating, weight gain - study

Mar 12, 2013 - 7:34 AM

Sleeping a mere five hours a night during a workweek with unlimited access to snacks isn t good for your waistline

[Science Solitaire] The cost of late nights

Mar 08, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Not getting sufficient sleep compromises your own defense system which is what you rely on every day to keep you from falling apart

Lack of sleep leads to groggy genes: study

Feb 27, 2013 - 8:26 AM

Lack of sleep has a potentially harmful effect on gene expression according to a study out Tuesday February 26 that sheds light on the link between sleep deficits and a wide range of health conditions

Wake up right: 5 tips for a stress-free morning

Jan 05, 2013 - 9:44 AM

Make the new year s mornings sunny and stress free with these 5 tips

MORNING 'ME' TIME. If playing the guitar in the morning relaxes you and prepares your mind for the day ahead, do it! Screen grab from YouTube (EsquireMag)

Everything Cinemalaya 2012

Jul 20, 2012 - 3:39 PM

Planning out the schedule of your Cinemalaya 2012 week? We ve got the complete list of movies and screenings to guide you

MARIO O'HARA's 'Ang Babae sa Breakwater' staring Katherine Luna opens Cinemalaya 2012. Screen grab from YouTube

2012 Cinemalaya opens

Jul 20, 2012 - 2:29 PM

There are 25 films in competition 60 in exhibition

DIRECTORS' SHOWCASE. (From left) Lawrence Fajardo (Posas), Jose Javier Reyes (Mga Mumunting Lihim), Raymond Red (Kamera Obskura), Jun Robles Lana (Bwakaw) and Adolfo Alix Jr. (Kalayaan). Photo by Jude Bautista