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Actual historians tore it to shreds.
The last really big fish in a really small barrel presented for our amusement and mockery by the folks down at Camp Runamuck came on Monday when the so-called 1776 Commission released its "definitive chronicle of the American founding."The "definitive chronicle" consists of 20 ...
 
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A student leader at the time recalls.
An accord that restricts the movement of security forces at the University of the Philippines was meant to provide a safe ground for free speech, not for extremist beliefs as claimed by authorities, said a student leader who witnessed how it was crafted three decades ...
 
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From City Hall to Malacañang.
If the national elections were held today, two incumbent mayors will become president and vice president—Sara Duterte-Carpio of Davao City and Isko Moreno of Manila. It's an affirmation of the political path that has been tested here and abroad: from city hall to the presidential palace.Duterte-Carpio's father, President ...
 
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One ID to rule them all.
Quezon City, one of the country's most densely populated urban centers, is asking residents to register for a single ID whch can be used to access health, transportation, and other social services.The QCitizen ID project mirrors a national government effort to establish a single database that can ...
 
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Filipinos be freezin' at 22 degrees.
The past two years felt like a monotonous summer in the Philippines. We didn't even feel the cold of December. The year 2021 is about to change that. Weather conditions in the Philippines can be as hot and as humid as The Bad ...
 
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Your child could be a future honor student.
Every parent dreams of walking up that stage and placing not just one—but several—medals around their child's neck. We all want to raise a smart cookie! But what does science have to say about it? Here are a few published studies that ...
 
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The outspoken actor tears into Trump, saying the president will 'forever be associated with insurrection' following this week's attack on the Capitol.
The outspoken actor tears into Trump, saying the president will 'forever be associated with insurrection' following this week's attack on the Capitol.In a new interview, George Clooney says what we’ve all been thinking for the past week, and for most of the ...
 
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We expect nothing less from the country's top luxury influencer.
In November 2020, Forbes named Heart Evangelista as one of the world's top luxury influencers.  Her Instagram is a gallery of beautiful things: Chanel-shaped cookies and french fries, Hermes scarves for her dog, and an elevated version of the humble pancit canton. Even her ...
 
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A first in the country.
The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech could secure emergency use authorization in the Philippines as early as this week, offering hope for a faster immunization rollout, the head of the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.The vaccine from U.S.-based Pfizer will be the first to get ...
 
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But only if global supplies of Covid vaccines permit.
The Philippines' COVID-19 vaccine roadmap calls for the inoculation of 50 million to 70 million this year as long as global supply permits, the country's immunization czar said Wednesday.The target supply of 148 million doses is enough for 74 million Filipinos, or one in every 10 ...
 
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AC Bonifacio is set to appear on Riverdale Season 5
AC Bonifacio is set to make an appearance on the fifth season of the American teen drama series Riverdale.The young celebrity dancer and YouTube star reposted a video from the series creator Robert Aguirre-Sacasa, who was teasing the upcoming season.It featured one of the main ...
 
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The pandemic was not kind to small local businesses.
2020 was tough on all of us both personally and professionally. The global pandemic took its toll on small, local businesses, especially ones that had fewer resources than big-name chains and thrived on foot traffic passing by corner-street brick-and-mortar shops. Below, we ...
 
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The coffee shop promises 'better awareness, empathy'.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf said Wednesday it apologized to the family of a child with special needs, who claimed to have suffered discrimination in one of their Cebu City branches. Video of the incident has gone viral.The coffee chain said it was working to "enhance ...
 
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The actor/director and his cast give us the lowdown on the Netflix space epic.
The problem with George Clooney growing a Father Christmas beard is that it’s hard to take your eyes off it, which means you might not give The Midnight Sky’s story the attention it deserves. We’re talking about a mightily impressive feat of facial ...
 
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Here's what those final moments mean for the future of the DC franchise.
Wonder Woman 1984 may be far from perfect, but at least we get to see a montage of Chris Pine trying on some delicious '80s fits. What's there to complain about?Perhaps the most satisfying moment of the film comes in the post-credit scene. ...
 
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The IdeaFirst Company has dropped the Gameboys merch line with Avel Bacudio for now.
Fans of the game-changing BL series Gameboys will want to note that sales of the exclusive merch line created with designer Avel Bacudio has been suspended for now. The IdeaFirst Company made the announcement on their social media pages on December 23, ...
 
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Here's a basic rundown.
The #RoadtoMD takes years of dedication, discipline, hard work, and sleepless nights. But just what do aspiring doctors do in those years? Here's a basic rundown of what you'll need to do to officially become a doctor in the Philippines:Your journey to ...
 
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Disappear into a colorful world of spirited competition on iOS or Android.
Believe it or not, if you own a smartphone and have even touched Candy Crush, you're a video game player. Contrary to what Reddit threads say about "dirty casuals" who dabble in mobile games for fun, you stand with us, a perfect and ...
 
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The earth-meets-space epic seems to feature a sad Santa, a global catastrophe, and a bunch of people in a support bubble.
Ah, Christmas. A time for family get-togethers, the exchange of gifts, much merriment and bonhomie.Oh, no, sorry. That's last year's script, let's try again.Ah, Christmas. A time for stilted Zoom calls, gifts exchanged via zero-hour-contracted delivery drivers, and an overriding sense of ...
 
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The stop-motion classic influenced everything from Tim Burton to SpongeBob.
Let’s admit it: As a society, we have been nowhere near skeptical enough about Santa Claus. For whatever reason, we have collectively agreed is acceptable—nay, encouraged—to force-feed to our children a lie. But myth or not, there seems to be an undeniable plot ...
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