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Is the capital of Cavite Imus or Trece Martires?
In June 2020, the government officially moved the capital of Rizal Province from Pasig to Antipolo after 40 years of living with the mistake. When Pasig, which was formerly the capital of Rizal, became an independent city that is part of Metro ...
 
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The stand-up comedian posted an alleged video of his mom in a crash.
“My mom showed up for lunch… does anyone have a AAA account I can use?”This was the plea for help that Joseph Glenn Herbert, more commonly known as Jo Koy, posted on Facebook after his mom seemed to have crashed her car while ...
 
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Giant bats from the Philippines are the largest in the world.
People on social media are freaking out over photos of giant bats from the Philippines."Just imagine this bat waking up and flying straight at you," says Twitter user @KingLeoRio. "I'd flee the country."Remember when I told y'all about the Philippines having human-sized ...
 
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It's the world's first coffee face mask.
By now, you've probably chosen the right face mask for yourself—at least, that's what you think and let me tell you why: A coffee-scented face mask exists and the scented face mask has more to offer than just its... scent.The AirX by Canada-based company ...
 
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The street artist has reportedly been unmasked.
After starting as a freehand graffiti artist in the early-'90s, Banksy's first known stenciled mural appeared on an office building in Bristol in 1997. The mural shows a Teddy bear throwing a Molotov cocktail at three riot police.More: How Banksy Has Turned Graffiti ...
 
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Gela Petines tracked down the man who wrote the letters.
Gela Petines’ family was having their ceiling at their ancestral house replaced when they discovered something that should not have been there: a bag stuffed with handwritten love letters.Contents of the Bag Filled with Love LettersAmong the contents of the bag were ...
 
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See a collection of vintage Baguio photography.
Here's a collection of vintage Baguio photography that includes Camp John Hay, Session Road, and plenty of scenic views.Top Story: 8 Filipino Actors Who Married Into High Society ...
 
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It's smaller than a 5-peso coin.
A group of researchers recently discovered a new species of helmet orchids in Palawan. The species' scientific name is Corybas circinatus, from the Latin word circino or "to make round", referencing the way the petals coil around the flower in a circular fashion. ...
 
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Lola Francisca is turning 123 years old in September.
Lola Francisca Susano of Puerto Princesa, Palawan is a supercentenarian. She is 122 years old, turning 123 on September 11. She was born in Oringao, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.The oldest person to have lived longest is Jeanne Calment, who lived to the ...
 
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The rattan peacock chair is a powerful icon used throughout the decades.
In 1914, the El Paso Herald, a newspaper in the United States, published a photo of a woman with her child sitting in a rattan peacock chair."A Jail Bird in a Peacock Chair," Bilibid Prison (1914)The identity of the woman in the ...
 
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For 33 years, Rizal's residents had to go all the way to Kapitolyo in Pasig for their provincial transactions.
On June 19, President Duterte signed into law Republic Act 11475, which officially transferred the capital of Rizal from Pasig City to Antipolo City.For over 40 years, Pasig had been the legal capital of the province because of an oversight made in ...
 
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Our heart stopped.
There’s a saying in the horology world that goes, “The first scratch is the deepest.” It’s not a literal slogan, but rather, it talks about the emotional turmoil that comes with seeing the first hint of imperfection on a newly purchased watched. After all, it’s ...
 
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You could be one of them.
Vico Sotto is charming, there's no doubt about that. He gets people to obey not because of fear of retribution, but because of his overwhelming charm.There’s always that one person whom you could never say no to, not because he is fearsome, but ...
 
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It’s time to unlearn these misconceptions.
When you were in school, you didn’t know you were being taught wrong things about history and science, like the time your teacher told you a certain Agapito Flores invented the fluorescent lamp. Or the time you were told a Filipino invented ...
 
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The last five are the simplest but trickiest mispronounced words.
So you think you know how to pronounce most English words? Try these ones.We came up with a list of 20 grade school-level vocabulary words, which often stump adults when they are told pronounce them correctly. We did away with words longer ...
 
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Putahe ng Ina Mo is the most delicious Filipino game experience yet.
This isn't Cooking Mama. It's not even your mama's cooking. This is sinigang, your way, but virtually.Top Story: Where Do the Philippines' Rich and Famous Send Their Kids to School?Game developers Chikon Club created a simple one-minute (or maybe longer if you're not ...
 
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Find out where your pup figures.
Let me preface this by saying that all dogs are perfect. They can chew on everything you own or dig up your garden, but they're still one of the best things to ever exist. Now that that's settled, we do have to say that ...
 
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No, the dead may not rest for grave robbers.
Angelito Oreta is a grave robber. But he is no Lara Croft, who raids tombs for treasures. He makes a living by plundering freshly dug up graves in Manila in search of kneecaps, not trinkets. He uses the kneecaps to make amulets ...
 
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You will be surprised where the word ‘Abuchikik’ comes from.
Long before Willie Revillame, Bayani Agbayani, and other celebrities made novelty songs, there was Yoyoy Villame and his catchy songs, which dominated the airwaves in the ’80s and ’90s. Among his most popular hits are “Mag-Exercise Tayo” and the nonsense classic song ...
 
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Mystery solved, everyone.
Starbucks employees misspell your name every time. Not because they're idiots. In fact they're incredibly educated for service workers. Most Starbucks baristas are college graduates who are just bored. Your name is never correct for one simple reason. And don't worry, you don't have ...
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