TV host Chesca Litton and Tyke Kalaw tied the knot on Valentine's Day at the Eskaya Beach Resort in Panglao Island, Bohol. It will be remembered that the couple had a misunderstanding last year with the management of Balesin island beach resort which was said to be the original venue for their wedding, but despite the small hurdle, the couple exchanged vows for happily ever after. Best wishes! (pep.ph)
2. People who work from home get more things done According to two new studies, working from home can be good for your health and productivity —- and it’s also good for your boss. Researchers from Stanford University recently conducted a study on 255 employees of a large Chinese travel agency; half of them worked from home, and half in the office. The results? The performance of the work-from-home group increased by 13 percent. (huffingtonpost.com)
3. Lady Gaga is engaged!
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The “Monster” singer posted on Instagram a photo of her heart-shaped diamond engagement ring from her longtime boyfriend, actor Taylor Kinney, who proposed to her on Valentine's Day. The two have been dating for about four years now and both felt it was time to settle down. The couple was seen at Lady Gaga’s family’s Manhattan restaurant shortly after she said yes. Congratulations! (people.com)
4. Lifestyle largely responsible for good health When it comes to obesity, “nurture” is more important that “nature.” According to research by the Centre for Economic Performance based at the London School of Economics and Political Science, parents’ lifestyles rather than their genes are primarily responsible for their children’s weight. Researchers looked at the weight of biological and adoptive parents and found that kids’ weight are more the result of the environment they are in than their genes. (sciencedaily.com)
5. Alma Concepcion writes an open letter to son’s dad on child support Former actress and beauty queen Alma Concepcion posted on social media an open letter to her son’s father Rodolfo “Dody” Puno, a former executive director of the Department of Public Works and Highways who was also previously linked to actress Gretchen Barretto. Dody reportedly has not been giving his son’s allowance for seven months now without explanation and is ignoring Alma's efforts to contact him. On February 16, Monday, Alma decided to post the open letter on Facebook and Instagram and said she’s doing this for her 14-year-old son Cobie.(pep.ph)