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The Vicar of Christ has a soft spot for liquors.
Pope Francis has always been an unconventional pontiff. For one, he has always encouraged the faithful to enjoy leisure: “Water is needed to live, but wine expresses the abundance of the banquet and joy of the celebration,” the Pope said in 2016. He reiterated ...
 
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Here's how to add your name on Artemis I.
NASA is once again collecting names it will fly across the cosmos. In 2020, it collected over 2.2 million names to be flown to the Jezera Crater on Mars. The Philippines topped the signups with 1.2 Filipino names registered. This was followed ...
 
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What happened to Mt. Mani, the missing mountain of Metro Manila?
In 1885, renowned French geographer Élisée Reclus published a map titled The Environs of Manilla, which features much of today’s Metro Manila. The map was part of a book titled, “The Universal Geography: The Earth and Its Inhabitants,” also written by Reclus ...
 
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Experts believe they know what happened.
Disturbing footage was captured on CCTV camera as hundreds of yellow-headed blackbirds fell from the sky to their deaths. The incident happened in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua on on February 7, 2022. The footage shows the moment when the flock of blackbirds ...
 
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This is the story of how a highly respected postmaster became Asia's strongest woman.
Erlina “Lily” Pecante-Garcia once held the title as Asia’s strongest woman, breaking several Asian records during her over two-decade career as a powerlifter. “I am now living here in Australia for nearly six years now. I left the Philippines in 2015 but I’ve ...
 
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Take a look at rare photos of cloudrunners in their natural habitat.
The world’s cutest rodent species can be found in the Philippines, and they’re thriving in the sanctuary protected by Masungi Georeserve. Cloudrunners aka cloud rats, are unique to the Philippines. One particular species is relatively new to science—the Northern Luzon Giant Cloud ...
 
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The National Museum is spearheading the plan. 
A popular playground in Luneta was reduced to rubble after it was demolished to give way to a new facility. Only the cemented sculpture of a farmer and a carabao remained. The popular playground used to be maintained by the National Parks Development ...
 
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Canada has taken part in the crucial expedition in Masungi.
The highly elusive musang, aka Asian palm civet, was recently confirmed to inhabit the forests and mountains of Masungi Georeserve, an award-winning eco-tourism site. Scientists discovered the presence of the musang in Masungi on the second day of Masungi Georeserve’s Watershed Expedition. Scientists have ...
 
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It generated shockwaves felt on the opposite side of the planet.
On January 14, a submarine volcano in the Hunga Tonga volcanic island caused an eruption so powerful, it generated shockwaves felt on the opposite side of the planet. The eruption was compared to the 1991 Pinatubo eruption, which ejected so much sulfur ...
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