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Top of the Morning: Meet the Teenage Actor Who Will Play SpidermanThe 19-year old is the youngest actor to play Peter Parker to date
1. There’s a new Spiderman in town!
Sony Picture and Marvel Studios have found their new friendly neighborhood superhero: meet Tom Holland, an English actor best known for his role in the 2012 disaster film “The Impossible” and the title role in "Billy Elliot The Musical". Marvel planned to include a high-school-aged Peter Parker in the ever-growing Marvel Cinematic Universe and reached a deal earlier this year with Sony Pictures, the studio who owns the rights of the character in the movies, to give a new wave of Spider-Man films a go signal. (abs-cbnnews.com)
2. Woman discovers she has a 50-year-old fetus in her
The BBC reports that a 92-year-old Chilean woman has a 50-year-old calcified but well-developed fetus inside her -— a rare phenomenon called lithopedion. The fetus-turned-stone weighs 4.4 pounds when it was spotted in the woman’s abdomen after a routine x-ray after a fall. The woman has been sent home, as doctors believe it is unlikely that they will need to remove the fetus given her age and the high risks associated with the surgery. (popsugar.com)
3. 6th-grade Pinoy teacher a finalist in the Big Apple Awards
Zamboanga del Sur-born Rosalinda Sevillejo-Bajolo is the only Filipino among the 4,800 teachers nominated for the 2015 Big Apple Awards —- and she’s one of the top 27 finalists. The annual Big Apple Awards for teacher excellence honors 12 teachers from all of New York. A teacher for more than 20 years and counting, Rosalinda currently teaches at the Intermediate School 230 at Jackson Heights in Queen, New York. While she didn’t receive the award, Rosalinda says she is inspired by the best practices she had gathered this year. (inquirer.net)
4. New name for female masturbation
Whether you engage in it or not, it’s nice to know that female self-pleasure has a new name: “klittra.” Sweden’s unofficial new term for female masturbation combines the words clitoris (“klitoris”) and glitter (“glittra”) in an effort to encourage a positive outlook on woman’s sexual pleasure. "Klittra" bested 1,200 other submissions for the new name after The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education declared last year that there is a need for more open dialogue about women and masturbation. (huffingtonpost.com)
5. Postpartum depression can show up months after giving birth
A study published in the Annals of Family Medicine found that women who seem healthy after giving birth can develop postpartum depression symptoms months later. Screening for postpartum depression are only done shortly after giving birth, but that now seems to be insufficient given that many women show signs of depression months after having a baby. Those who initially appeared okay were later found to be at higher risk. (time.com)ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW