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Top of the Morning: Reports: Mariel Padilla is Pregnant Again!Plus, Heart Evangelista shares sneak peek of new home, a 15-year-old discovers ancient city, and more!by Rachel Perez .
1. Mariel Padilla is pregnant again!
Wow! Buntis pala uli si @marieltpadilla! Congrats, mare! Yan na yun!— ogie diaz (@ogiediaz) May 11, 2016
That's according to a tweet by comedian and entertainment radio talk show host Ogie Diaz. He wrote, "Wow! Buntis pala ulit si @marieltpadilla! Congrats, mare! Yan na yun!" The It's Showtime host and her husband, actor Robin Padilla, have yet to comment on the reports. This is the third pregnancy for Mariel, who had suffered two miscarriages last year. On her second miscarriage, she and Robin could have had triplets. (pep.ph)
2. Heart Evangelista shares a peek into new home
The actress recently shared a photo of her and Senator Chiz Escudero's new home. In the same interview where Heart Evangelista said she and Chiz can finally work on having a baby, she also said that she wants to finish building their new home. "Gusto kong tapusin 'yung bahay ko para, siyempre, everything is in place bago ako magkaroon ng baby. Para maayos ko 'yung kuwarto niya ganyan. I want to plan everything kasi," she said. Just today, Heart posted a selfie with her husband and several photos of their vacation in Balesin... maybe to work on that baby? We hope so! (gmanetwork.com)ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
3. Google releases new emojis of women professionals
Google just came out with 13 new emojis that represent women professionals to "better reflect the pivotal roles women play in the world." If approved by the Unicode Consortium, which develops and promotes software internalization standards, emoji keyboards would eventually include these: a businessman, doctor, health care worker, scientist, school graduate, technologist, factory worker, mechanic farmer, chef, teacher, and musician. In line with being gender inclusive, these emojis also have a male counterpart. (mashable.com)
4. 15-year-old student discovers lost ancient city
Grade 10 student William Gadoury from Quebec may have discovered a lost Mayan city that is at least 4,600 years old. By studying them, he realized that the Mayans usually aligned their cities with the position of stars. When he matched all Mayan cities via Google Earth satellite images, he discovered that one of the three stars in the Orion constellation—which holds a central place in the Mayan religion and culture—did not align with any city. Gadoury then deduced that a city matching the star should be located somewhere in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. He presented his theory at a science school fair and won a trip to an international conference by Canadian Space Agency, where he got the chance to request images captured by the agency’s RADARSAT-2 satellite. (gmanetwork.com)
5. Couple who lost three kids in plane crash welcomes new baby
Australian couple Anthony and Marite Maslin had welcomed a new baby, a daughter named Violet May, nearly two years after they lost all three of their young kids in a plane crash. Their kids Mo, 13, Otis, 12, and Evie Maslin 9, with their grandfather Nick Norris were on board when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down in Ukraine in July 2014. The arrival of Violet May is a "gift" and a testament to their belief that love is stronger than hate. "We still live with pain, but Violet, and the knowledge that all four kids are with us always, brings light to our darkness. We will continue to love all four of our children equally. Violet brings some hope and joy for us," Marite said. Congratulations! (theguardian.com)ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW