Category Archives: Strange Legends

9 Creepy Pinoy Urban Legends That Never Get Old

By | 10/11/2016

We Filipinos have always been fond of the unknown and the supernatural, hence why we have so many urban legends pervading the country. Some, of course, have achieved so much notoriety that they have become classics in Filipino folklore—always told over and over again without ever getting old.

9 Extremely Notorious Pinoy Gangsters

By | 09/07/2016

Filipino pop culture tends to trivialize or even glorify the gangster lifestyle so much that we sometimes forget just how dangerous these people can be. Yet for all their dastardly deeds, there are just some gangsters whose exploits made them so notoriously well-known that we can’t help but unconsciously put them on a pedestal.

8 Crazy Pinoy Conspiracy Theories

By | 09/30/2014

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” According to Merriam-Webster, a conspiracy theory is defined as “a theory that explains an event or situation as the result of a secret plan by usually powerful people or groups.” Examples of famous conspiracy theories include the fake moon… Read More »

8 Mind-Boggling Myths About Jose Rizal

By | 08/10/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Jose Rizal needs no introduction. He is, after all, the country’s quintessential patriotic hero. And unlike other forgotten superstars of the Revolution, Jose Rizal’s influence has gone beyond our boring history textbooks. In fact, you can literally touch, smell,… Read More »

Top 10 Unsolved Mysteries in the Philippines (Part 2)

By | 07/02/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” There’s really more to life than meets the eye. And just when you thought you have it all figured out, puzzling events come to prove you wrong. Such is the case with unsolved mysteries, the enigma of which seems… Read More »

Top 10 Pinoy Celebrities with Ridiculous Urban Legends

By | 04/27/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.”  Behind the glamour of showbiz are controversies and nasty rumors destined to destroy one’s privacy. Half truth, half lies, these stories make watching showbiz news even more interesting. Also Read: The Rape of Pepsi Paloma – A True Story But… Read More »

Top 10 Lesser-Known Mythical Creatures in Philippine Folklore

By | 02/04/2013

Philippine folklore is a treasure trove of strange mythical creatures that have stood the test of time. Just mention the names aswang, encanto, kapre, tikbalang or tiyanak and you’ll get most Filipinos—especially the young ones—turning into scaredy cats. But before old-school horror stories scare the living daylights out of you, let’s take a look back on some not-so-popular… Read More »