Watch a man open a beer bottle with just a piece of paper + more things you might have missed today

An app that helps women commuters, P-Noy’s approval and trust ratings sink, and more.


( Busy day, Spotters? We quickly recap 10 things you might have missed while you were off the radar.



1. Watch a man open a beer bottle with just a piece of paper

Ever had a drinking get-together only to realize none of you have a bottle opener? You might want to take a cue from this ingenious guy. In the video, he demonstrates how to open a beer bottle with just a sheet of A4-sized paper. The video has gone viral, racking up over 3.4 million views since it was first uploaded.


2. The Sherlock special is going to be set in Victorian times

Fans of the popular BBC series Sherlock may have to wait a few more months before the show returns, but details on the show’s special episode have been announced Tuesday. The episode would be set in the Victorian era, and showrunners have made it clear that its plot would be separate from the regular episodes.



3. A new app called Girl+ aims to help keep women safe during their commute

As part of the Parañaque branch of Soroptomist International’s (SI) recently launched Bantay Babae impact project, the group is supporting an Android lock screen app called Girl+. The app features a panic button that will either emit a loud, high-pitched sound that will draw attention, or allow users to immediately call an emergency hotline. The app is free for download from the Google Play store.


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4. Watch Ryan Gosling help a woman propose to her girlfriend

Some people go all out for a proposal. This woman had the help of none other than Ryan Gosling. During the Q&A portion at the premiere of Gosling’s new movie Lost River, a woman in the audience took the opportunity to pose a very different question. Gosling was thrilled, offering the mic and leading the audience in a round of applause.



5. The Clueless Girl’s Guide to Mascara

Unless you’re blessed with great eyelashes, you’d probably want to wear mascara every chance you get. Don’t know where to start? gives you the helpful lowdown, and while you’re at it, you might want to check out Maybelline’s bestselling Great Lash Mascara. (Back for a limited time only!)


6. Pulse Asia: Aquino trust, approval ratings at their lowest after Mamasapano clash

According to the latest Pulse Asia survey, President Benigno Aquino III's approval and trust ratings have sunk to their lowest since 2010 amid public outrage over the Mamasapano clash. His approval rating fell from 58 percent in November 2014 to just 38 percent in March 2015. His trust rating, meanwhile, went from 56 percent to 36 percent.


7. Escudero says Senate committee report on Mamasapano is complete

On Tuesday, Senator Chiz Escudero announced that the Senate committee report on the Mamasapano clash is "complete," and that it would be released in the afternoon. He clarified, however, that the report failed to name the members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters involved in the clash.



8. Free public WiFi across PH to be implemented in 2015

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will start implementing free public WiFi across the entire country in July this year. WiFi hotspots will include plazas, schools, hospitals, and airport terminals, with an average speed of 256 kbps.


9. 10 Pinoy Movie Lines You Can Use in Life

Imagine if you could take all those Pinoy movie lines you know and love, and apply them to everyday situations. It turns out, they work pretty well.


10. 10 Chicken Skin Dishes Worth Breaking Your Diet For’s that 2015 diet resolution coming along? Allow us to tell you to save the moderation for another day, because we’ve rounded up 10 chicken skin dishes that are worth it. Trust us.

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