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WATCH: No pool, no problem for swimmers under quarantine

May 08, 2020 - 12:36 PM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse of how elite swimmers don't need the water to keep their fitness level up

Boys Like Girls postpones Manila and Cebu shows to September

Mar 18, 2020 - 3:20 PM

The rock band reschedules all Australia and Asia tour dates due to the 'COVID-19 spread'

WATCH: How to spike it till you make it

Feb 29, 2020 - 5:27 PM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse of how Philippine volleyball stars like Alyssa Valdez hone their skills

Boys Like Girls is coming to Manila in April

Feb 06, 2020 - 9:22 PM

Tickets go on sale February 10

BOYS LIKE GIRLS. The rock group is coming to Manila. Photo from the Boys Like Girls' Facebook

Hong Kong reports first 'preliminary positive' case of new virus

Jan 22, 2020 - 9:02 PM

Health secretary Sophia Chan says the 39-year-old man was 'preliminarily positive,' but a final test result would only be known on January 23

MASKED UP. Young students wear face masks in the arrivals hall at Hong Kong's international airport on January 22, 2020, after China recently confirmed human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of the new SARS-like virus. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

China virus death toll jumps to 17, officials say avoid epicenter city

Jan 22, 2020 - 10:56 AM

(4th UPDATE) China's National Health Commission announces measures to contain the disease – including sterilization and ventilation at airports and bus stations, as well as inside planes and trains

CONTAGION. This file photo taken on January 18, 2020 shows medical staff members carrying a patient into the Jinyintan hospital, where patients infected by a mysterious SARS-like virus are being treated, in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province. Photo by STR/AFP

DOH probes suspected case of novel coronavirus in Cebu City

Jan 21, 2020 - 1:39 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the suspected case involves a 5-year-old Chinese boy who arrived in Cebu City from Wuhan, China

DOH PRESSER. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III (right)with WHO Country Represenattive Dr Rabindra Abetasinghe briefs the media on January 21, 2020. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

WATCH: How to harness your inner samurai

Jan 19, 2020 - 5:32 PM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse of how you can train like a Japanese warrior

WATCH: How to skate your way to Disney on Ice

Dec 21, 2019 - 10:47 AM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse on how you can fulfill your dreams of becoming a Disney of Ice figure skater

Petersen Vargas’ second full-length film wins SEAFIC Award

Oct 29, 2019 - 1:59 PM

‘Some Nights I Feel Like Walking’ was the first Filipino film selected to be part of the intensive SEAFIC film lab

WINNERS. 'Some Nights I Feel Like Walking' director Petersen Vargas and producers Jade Castro and Alemberg Ang receive the SEAFIC Award from an international jury. Photo from

Facebook hides 'likes' in Australia trial to ease anxiety

Sep 27, 2019 - 2:38 PM

'We don't want Facebook to feel like a competition,' the company says in a statement

Facebook might start hiding 'Like' counts for posts

Sep 04, 2019 - 1:13 PM

Such a change may ease pressure to win approval with images, videos or comments and, instead, get people to simply focus on what is in posts

Educating for Life holds 'No Place Like Home' convention 2019

Aug 28, 2019 - 1:35 PM

Educating for Life, in partnership with Moneygment and SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier, presents this year the No Place Like Home Philippine Homeschool Convention

WATCH: This is what it takes to be a UP Fighting Maroon

Aug 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse of how a high-performance basketball team like the UP Fighting Maroons grind it out in practice

What's not to like? Instagram's trial to hide the number of 'likes' could save users' self-esteem

Jul 20, 2019 - 6:15 PM

Likes, and their public tallying, have become the heart of Instagram and many other social media platforms. By hiding them, does Instagram risk devaluing a crucial currency?

Instagram hides 'likes' from more users

Jul 18, 2019 - 4:25 PM

Australia, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Brazil, and New Zealand are involved in the new trial, which follows an initial test launched in Canada in May

Strength in vulnerability: Xyza Bacani gets personal in debut book ‘We Are Like Air’

Mar 14, 2019 - 10:30 AM

The documentary photographer tells her own story this time

STORYTELLER. Xyza Bacani talks about her debut book, 'We Are Like Air.' Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Time travel is possible – but only if you have an object with infinite mass

Dec 28, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Can we travel much further into the future? Absolutely. The really interesting question is whether we can travel back into the past.

'TIME MACHINE'. Dr Who used the this time machine, called the TARDIS, to travel through space and time on the BBC television show Dr Who. Babbel1996 / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

WATCH: Sponge Cola covers 'Miss You Like Crazy'

Aug 07, 2018 - 3:59 PM

They weren't really supposed to sing it – but who's complaining?

The drug called ‘like’

Apr 15, 2018 - 11:00 AM

How does 'liking' shape our brains?

#PugadBaboy: Like Coffee

Jan 24, 2018 - 11:00 AM

9 life lessons from Boy Abunda

Sep 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The TV host shares stories about his days as a young boy, his love for his mother, and making it in showbiz

‘Woke Up Like This’ review: Boisterous fun

Aug 26, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Woke Up Like This doesn’t endeavor to make anything out of its very crass comedy

Reviews: All 6 movies in the 2017 ToFarm Film Festival

Jul 18, 2017 - 5:55 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz tells us what he thinks about the 6 films that participated in the 2017 ToFarm Film Festival

SAKSIKAN: Video klip 'Something Like This' milik Coldplay

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Video klip ini mengambil potongan konser Coldplay di Tokyo dan seluruh dunia

VIDOE KLIP BARU. Grup band asal Inggris, Coldplay, baru saja merilis video klip untuk lagu 'Something Like This', hasil kolaborasi mereka dengan The Chainsmokers. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Coldplay Official

WATCH: John Mayer dances in 'Still Feel Like Your Man' music video

Apr 06, 2017 - 3:08 PM

John Mayer releases a music video for the song he wrote for former girlfriend Katy Perry

JOHN MAYER. The singer releases a new music video for 'Still Feel Like Your Man,' for which he anticipated comments on cultural appropriation. Screengrab from YouTube/  johnmayerVEVO

John Mayer admits his new song is about Katy Perry

Mar 25, 2017 - 4:26 PM

John Mayer says Still Feel Like Your Man is for his ex

De Lima, Jee slay, Lopez | Evening wRap

Feb 23, 2017 - 8:51 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Paterno Esmaquel

WATCH: Chainsmokers, Coldplay drop surprise single, 'Something Just Like This'

Feb 23, 2017 - 10:01 AM

The Chainsmokers and Coldplay perform the new song at the Brit Awards 2017

'SOMETHING JUST LIKE THIS.' Coldplay frontman Chris Martin performs with The Chainsmokers at the Brit Awards 2017. Photo by Justin Tallis/Rappler

VIRAL: Netizens asking their crushes if they like Messi

Jan 16, 2017 - 6:09 PM

Why are people asking you if you like Messi? Here s why

MESSI. Screenshot from an episode of Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Ju where the lead character asked her crush if he liked Messi.

WATCH: A1 in impromptu performance at PH press conference

Oct 20, 2016 - 7:43 PM

Listen to Ben Adams sing Like a Rose and watch Christian Ingebrigtsen dance with a reporter at their Manila press conference

Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

NPA prisoner, Tiu vs Abad, Earth-like planets | 12PM wRap

May 03, 2016 - 12:47 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Scientists discover 3 'potentially habitable' planets

May 02, 2016 - 11:38 PM

Given their size and proximity to their low intensity star all 3 planets may have regions at temperatures within a range suitable for sustaining liquid water and life the study says

AN EXOPLANET'S JOURNEY. Artist's impression of an exoplanet orbiting a star in the cluster Messier 67. Image courtesy ESO

Movie reviews: All 9 CineFilipino 2016 feature length films

Mar 23, 2016 - 2:12 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz shares his thoughts on the 9 feature length films in the festival

All photos are screenshots from the films' YouTube trailers

Cambodia's Hun Sen denies buying up Facebook 'likes'

Mar 17, 2016 - 6:10 PM

Hun Sen s rival Sam Rainsy is accusing him of hiring foreigners to create fake Facebook accounts

LISTEN: Zayn Malik releases 3rd single 'Like I Would'

Mar 10, 2016 - 10:52 PM

Zayn releases Like I Would weeks ahead of the premiere of his first solo album Mind of Mine

'LIKE I WOULD.' Zayn Malik releases his 3rd solo single since leaving One Direction. Screengrab from Facebook/Zayn

You could be suffering from FoMo this Christmas

Dec 19, 2015 - 9:55 AM

We know that some individuals are deeply concerned with how others view them on social media and are careful with the content they share with their world

Twitter turns stars into hearts as Favorites become Likes

Nov 04, 2015 - 11:11 AM

Twitter says the change was to make things less confusing for users as people can like a lot of things but not everything can be a person s favorite Do you like this change?

HEARTS FOR LIKES. Twitter gets hearts to represent liking something on the social media service. Screen shot from Twitter.

Facebook memperkenalkan enam ekspresi lain untuk menemani "Like"

Oct 09, 2015 - 10:07 AM

Facebook tidak akan memberikan tombol dislike

PILIHAN. Pilihan "Reactions" yang bisa digunakan. Foto dari video Mark Zuckerberg.

Ulasan film terbaru pekan keempat Agustus 2015

Aug 28, 2015 - 10:48 AM

Film film yang bisa kamu tonton akhir pekan ini Ada drama remaja film spionase hingga sejarah Indonesia

WATCH: Duterte does 'Twerk It Like Miley'

Aug 22, 2015 - 3:30 PM

For the supporters of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte his dancing in public is a clear indication he s running for president

FOR THE FIRST TIME. Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte dances before his constituents during the August 20 opening of Kadayawan 2015.

WATCH: 5 PH indie musicians to check out

Jun 15, 2015 - 11:23 PM

Tired of the usual top 40 radio fare? Music enthusiast and Jam 88 3 DJ Russ Davis gives us the lowdown on 5 local indie music acts worth checking out

Watch Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Kendall Jenner lip sync to ‘I Really Like You’

Apr 15, 2015 - 3:10 PM

The Biebs Ariana Kendall Lance Bass Frankie Grande lip sync to the Carly Rae Jepsen hit

I REALLY LIKE YOU! Justin Bieber and friends lip sync to Carly Rae Jepsen's recent hit. Good luck getting the song out of your head. Screengrab from YouTube

WATCH: Tom Hanks, Justin Bieber in Carly Rae Jepsen's 'I Really Like You' video

Mar 07, 2015 - 4:51 PM

Do you really really really like the song?

The irresponsibility of rabbits

Jan 27, 2015 - 2:09 PM

His is the smiling face under the dripping cowl of a yellow raincoat preaching mercy and compassion but little of either is shown for the women who are blamed for breeding like rabbits in a church that bans artificial contraception

#PugadBaboy: Move like Francis

Dec 26, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Use selfies to help! #AfterYolanda: One Like, One Peso

Nov 06, 2014 - 9:36 PM

Turn your selfies into fundraising posts for victims of the super typhoon Join Rappler s AfterYolanda: One Like One Peso campaign November 7 9