Midnight Shocker of ’76: Remembering The Deadliest Tsunami In Philippine History

If there’s anything that the Mindanao tsunami and earthquake could teach us, it would be the universal truth that terrible things always happen when we least expect it. Hence, there is no better time to prepare than now.

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Mt.Pinatubo’s Eruption Aftermath, As Seen From Space

Although the Mt. Pinatubo eruption on June 15, 1991 would go down in history as the second largest, its worldwide impact is one for the books. Here are stunning space photographs of the volcano before and after its historic explosion.

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The Filipino Doctor Who Helped Discover Erythromycin (But Never Got Paid For It)

His discovery saved millions, yet he was never paid a single cent. Thus sums up the sad story of Abelardo Aguilar, the Filipino physician who helped discover erythromycin and made his employer filthy rich yet was never duly compensated nor recognized for his efforts.

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The Philippine Eagle (And Why It Should Not Be Called Monkey-eating)

One of the largest raptors in the world, the Philippine eagle—which happens to be our very own national bird—is also one of most critically endangered avians, with an estimated 400 pairs of them left in the wild. So aside from helping in the conservation efforts of this majestic animal, it is also imperative we should get to know about its interesting history here in the Philippines.

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Almost Astronauts: The Story of the First Philippine Monkeys in Space Flight

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Rafflesia – Giant flower that smells like corpse

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Peanut butter can be converted into diamonds!

Did you know that if exposed to a high-pressure environment, carbon-based substances such as peanut butter can turn into diamonds?

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Lolong’s Bigger Granddaddy Killed in Laguna

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Weird Science: ‘Fish rain’ in Agusan del Sur

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Coffee Alamid: From Cat Poop to World’s Finest

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Mayon Volcano: 5 Shocking Facts You Should Know

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