5 Horrifying Pinoy Cannibals

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When it comes to food, Filipinos are so easy to please. Whether it’s a high-end filet mignon, a cheeseburger on the fly, or even the balut on the street, we Filipinos would eat them all. Also Read: The 10 Strangest Filipino Foods However, like all civilized societies, we draw the line when it comes to cannibalism. It’s outdated, disgusting, and has no place in today’s world. Besides, no sane human being would even think about eating his fellow men, right? The only problem is, not all people are sane, and from time to time we hear sickening news of people eating people around the world. Unfortunately, we also have our …

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11 Reasons Why Jose P. Laurel Was A Total Badass

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Stooge. Lackey. Collaborator. These adjectives are but part of the typical odious memories we Filipinos have of Jose P. Laurel, and it’s not hard to blame us. After all, he was the puppet president of the Japanese during World War II, right? However, his role during those trying times has overshadowed the fact that he is probably one of the most accomplished Filipinos of all time, an intellectual giant admired by the likes of Jovito Salonga, Lorenzo Tañada, Claro M. Recto, and countless others. Even during the Japanese occupation, Laurel’s fiercely nationalist streak—his patented reputation under the Americans—showed itself when he overtly or covertly undermined the Japanese rulers every chance …

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8 Hidden Paradises in the Philippines That Will Take Your Breath Away

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So all your bags are packed and you’re now ready to go somewhere peaceful, private, and relaxing. Problem is, that kind of place is a rarity nowadays. You mention “vacation spot” and people will immediately think of Boracay, Puerto Galera, and Pagudpud. Yes, they  can still be great places to unwind but if you prefer solitude, there are other less popular places that can give you just that. The good news is that you don’t even have to leave the country to visit some unspoiled vacation spots. Here are just 8 of the most stunning hidden paradises in the Philippines that are worth including on your bucket list:   1. …

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15 Most Intense Archaeological Discoveries in Philippine History

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Archaeology is the study of whatever our ancestors have left behind. It may sound boring, especially if you prefer to read battle stories than discover artifacts that are too museum-y for your taste. Also Read: 7 Prehistoric Animals You Didn’t Know Once Roamed The Philippines However, prehistoric Philippines isn’t just all about crude tools and stones; ancient Filipinos have also left behind amazing treasures for us to marvel at. Here are 15 of the greatest and most intense archaeological artifacts ever discovered in the Philippines:   1. The “Yawning” Jarlet of Leta-Leta Cave. This jarlet, declared a National Cultural Treasure, is the earliest pot recovered in the country. It has a  distinct …

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100 English Words Commonly Mispronounced by Filipinos

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Philippines is an English-speaking country, but that doesn’t mean every English speaker in the world will understand everything we say. Using the language is one thing, knowing the right way to pronounce English words is another. Of course, we have to forgive ourselves if we sometimes commit mistakes–after all, Filipino is our national language. But then again, it shouldn’t be a hindrance for you to improve your English speaking skills. Also Read: 6 English Words You Didn’t Know Have Filipino Translations Some blame it on a unique language called “Philippine English” and what they call “Filipino accent,” while others think it’s just an excuse for not learning how to speak …

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6 People Who Killed Ninoy Aquino, According to Conspiracy Theorists

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Who killed Ninoy? It’s a question that remains unanswered up to this day. The assassination of Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. happened on August 21, 1983 yet many years after his death, the missing piece of the puzzle is still nowhere to be found. Also Read: Ninoy’s Historical Speech Nobody Ever Heard Many personalities–both famous and obscure–have been accused of the crime, but the real mastermind was never identified. Ninoy’s death is indeed one of Philippines’ greatest unsolved mysteries, made even more complicated by various conspiracy theories. Here are 6 people and groups who have been blamed for killing Senator Ninoy Aquino:   6. Rolando Galman. Who is he? He’s the guy …

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16 Incredible Life Hacks Every Filipino Should Know

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Life hacks are useful tips and tricks on how to make our lives easier. Perhaps you’ve already seen a couple of viral articles teaching you things like how to cook pancakes using a ketchup bottle or how to use a muffin tin to serve condiments for your barbecue. Those are proven life hacks, but we Filipinos want more. Thankfully, some generous Reddit users have shared tips that are particularly useful for Pinoys. We’ve also included some life hacks from other sources, but I bet you’ll also find them extremely helpful. Without further ado, here are 16 of the best life hacks every Filipino should know.   1. To avoid long …

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