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‘Meat No More’, the cruelty-free Christmas music video

The Christian world celebrates its most important season—the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God who espoused that “the greatest is love.” We at TessDrive believe that the best way to practice what has been preached to us is to love not just fellow human beings, but all of God’s creatures. And that means …

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‘HyShip’ project gets 8-million-euro boost

A couple of months back, the world witnessed the presentation of the “Oceanbird” concept—a car-carrying vessel designed to utilize wind as its primary source of power. This time, it’s Norwegian maritime industry group Wilhelmsen’s turn to present another groundbreaking maritime innovation. The substantial 8-million euro funding will strengthen the focus on development and commercialization of …

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Philippine animal rights day

The International Animal Rights Day 2020 in the Philippines: The Bridge to Kindness and Compassion

Veteran animal rights activists from the Philippines observed the International Animal Rights Day 2020 on December 10 by trooping to the Philcoa pedestrian overpass along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City and unfurling a banner honoring the lives of billions of animals lost due to violence inflicted by humans. Alex V. Orlino, animal rights activist, stressed: …

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Maxus Appetitus for Meatless Pata, Pasta and Pizza

TessDrive.com’s intrepid food gang go on a wacky trip to two restaurants south of Metro Manila – Satya Graha Health Grocer and Restaurant in Los Banos, Laguna and at Firehouse Pizza in Crimson Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa, on board the spacious 8-seater multi-purpose vehicle Maxus G50. Watch the video below for the full experience In …

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Toyota partners with Hitachi to develop hybrid trains

Toyota Motor Corp, East Japan Railway Company (JR East), and Hitachi Ltd have agreed to collaborate on the development of test railway vehicles. It will be equipped with hybrid systems that use hydrogen-powered fuel cells and storage batteries as their source of electricity. By collaborating to develop these test railway vehicles, the three companies aim …

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Rolls-Royce’s fastest all-electric plane completes technology tests

We have always associated the Rolls-Royce badge with elegance, luxury, and opulence in automobiles. Those familiar with the airline industry also know that Rolls-Royce also makes some of the most powerful aircraft engines. And it isn’t ranked next to General Electric as the world’s second-largest maker of aircraft engines for nothing. Recently, Rolls-Royce has come …

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Wireless EV charging will eliminate range anxiety, heavy batteries, and vehicle downtimes once and for all

While the Philippine government is still in the planning stages of installing plug-in charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in a few locations in the National Capital Region, and Filipinos have yet to embrace EVs as a form of mainstream transport, some parts of the developed world are already installing wireless charging technologies right under …

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Plant-based Filipino ice cream

This plant-based, dairy-free ice cream doesn’t just taste great, it supports coconut farmers, and wins awards

The 100% Philippine-made vegan ice-cream brand that goes by the name Super Scoops has recently been recognized by international award giving body UK-based Great Taste. On Sept. 22, Super Scoops of The Superfood Grocer Philippines was awarded a star for both its Choco Brownie Madness and Coffee Cashew Crumble flavors. The latter, incidentally, was adjudged …

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Prescription for ‘plantitos’, ‘plantitas’: Sick plants need their own doctors, too

For all newbie plant parents out there, it would be wise to keep in mind that plants, like all living things, get sick, too, and are vulnerable to attack from other organisms. When this happens, it’s best to listen to the experts on the best action to take. On September 11, at the 17th episode of …

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On its way to zero emissions by 2035, Airbus reveals concept aircraft

Aerospace industry international pioneer Airbus recently announced its most ambitious plan ever—to develop the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft by 2035. Undoubtedly, the aircraft builder is well-known for being the leader in designing, manufacturing, and delivering aerospace products, services, and solutions to customers on a global scale. So, it is not a surprise that this …

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