10 Notorious Crimes of the 1960s That Shocked The Philippines

The Vizconde Massacre, the Hultman case, the Marikina killings and the Ampatuan Mass Murder. These were just a few of the gruesome crime stories that hogged media headlines for months–even years–in recent memory. But there were cases just as shockingly chilling, perhaps even more so, as these sensational crimes from the 1960s decade.

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10 Haunting Last Pictures Taken in Philippine History

There’s something poignant about photos of people or things during their last moments on Earth. You know they’re doomed, but as an observer, you’re left with no choice but to ponder on endless what ifs and might-have-beens.

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29 Things You’ll Never See in Manila Again

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9 Kickass Women in Philippine History You’ve Never Heard Of

Here are 9 of the most amazing lesser-known Filipinas who blazed a trail and made their own mark in Philippine history.

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14 Amazing Filipina Heroines You Don’t Know But Should

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The 10 Most Incredible Filipina Warriors of WWII

Ever heard of the catchphrase “Pinay Power”? If you have no idea what that means, then sit back, relax, and let these badass Filipina warriors from WWII be your teacher.

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12 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Pre-Colonial Philippines

The fact that the little information we have about our ancestors were recorded by foreigners makes me wonder what would have happened had they not colonized us. We’ll probably never know, but for now, let’s learn some of the most interesting facts about our ancestors I bet you didn’t encounter in school.

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6 True Stories From Philippine History Creepier Than Any Horror Movie

There are a bunch of horror flicks based on true stories, but everyone knows that a “creative license” almost always dictate the final output. So where exactly can you find original, mind-blowing true stories that will give you the creeps? None other than the archives of Philippines’ shocking history.

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10 Most Infamous Traitors in Philippine History

Judas Iscariot. Brutus. Benedict Arnold. These are but a few of the numerous famous personalities we’ve come to associate with the word traitor. Unfortunately for us, the Philippines has also had its fair share of such characters.

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8 Famous Filipino Events You Didn’t Know Influenced The World

It may come as a surprise to some how a geographically small country could influence events on a global scale. However, the reality is that the Philippines has had its fair share of events significant enough to influence the world in a big way. Here are some of them.

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9 Interesting Jobs From Old Philippines That No Longer Exist

Some of the things that kept our great-great-grandparents busy have slowly disappeared or transformed into their modern-day counterparts. Let’s pay tribute to these fascinating old-timey jobs and the equally fascinating stories that led to their demise.

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51 Old Colorized Photos Reveal The Fascinating Filipino Life Between 1900 – 1960

Colorized photographs provide us with a portal to our past, an incredible view of our ancestors’ daily life as if they’re just arm’s length away. After all, that is exactly the purpose of old photos: To tell stories, satisfy our curiosity and make history come alive.

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The 10 Most Fearsome One-Man Armies in Philippine History

Douglas MacArthur once said: “Give me ten thousand Filipinos and I will conquer the world.” Then again, with the unbelievable display of fighting prowess and near-reckless abandon by these Filipinos who were literal one-man armies, MacArthur’s request for ten thousand would be overkill.

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13 Pinoy Expressions With Crazy Origins You Would Never Have Guessed

These are the expressions and lines that they laced their conversations with–familiar to the ears, but alien to some of us in meanings. Most of them make hazy references to historical figures, plants, sports, and places—but why? This article explores the fascinating backgrounds behind such colorful expressions.

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6 Famous Foreign Wars You Didn’t Know Filipinos Fought In

Although the Philippine Revolution, the Philippine-American War, the World War II, and the Korean War are generally what comes to mind whenever someone asks what wars Filipinos fought in, it’s good to know that our ancestors actually played a vital role in the many famous foreign conflicts of history.

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The 6 Most Tragic Love Stories in Philippine History

Love may bring either joy or sorrow–and we have our own historical figures to prove it. Here are 6 of the greatest love teams in Philippine history whose relationships didn’t end up happily ever after.

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The Chaos After The Storm: Rare Color Photos of the Philippines in the 1940s

Indeed, the ghosts of WWII continue to haunt every facet of Filipino life. And everything started during those first few years of rehabilitation, as seen in these rare color photos.

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7 Fascinating Ways Filipinos Amused Themselves Before Television

Let’s look back at some of the fascinating ways our forefathers entertained themselves long before TV and the Internet shortened our attention span.

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5 Horrifying Pinoy Cannibals

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 fair share here in the Philippines.

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