Category Archives: World Records

This Filipina Is The World’s Fastest Reader

By | 07/11/2016

In July of 1968, a Filipina teenager became an international sensation when her phenomenal feat was reported by the Associated Press of the U.S. “In the time it takes that most people read the label on a cereal box,” the story began, “fifteen year-old Maria Teresa Calderon could read half a book, or more—if she didn’t have to turn the pages.”

27 Things You’ll Only See in the Philippines

By | 08/11/2014

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Some say Filipinos are the greatest imitators–I beg to differ. Although one can clearly see the Western and even Korean influences in our society today, we still have several things that are uniquely Filipino. Also Read: 22 Things We… Read More »

7 Pinoy Photos You Won’t Believe Aren’t Photoshopped

By | 01/12/2014

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Armed with average photography skills and powerful image editing tools, anyone can now turn ordinary images into stunning works of art. This is why social media is rife with viral photos, most of which are just hoaxes created by attention-seeking… Read More »

10 Amazing Pinoy Trivia That Will Blow Your Mind

By | 11/08/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Pinoy trivia? They’re mostly useless information that stay in our brains for not longer than 60 seconds. Still, they fascinate us in a way that even more useless showbiz news can’t do. Also Read: 6 Surprising Pinoy Historical Facts You… Read More »

Rafflesia – Giant flower that smells like corpse

By | 07/02/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Did you know that 10 species of Rafflesia, also known as the largest exotic flower in the world, can only be found in the Philippines? It is exclusively found in South East Asia and can grow up to 3… Read More »