Meet Herbert Chavez, a Superman superfan who went to the extreme to look like the famous superhero. What's next for the real-life Pinoy Superman?
Category: Today I Learned
The Untold Dark Story of Igorots Who Performed Inside America’s Human Zoos
In the early 1900s, thousands of Filipino tribesmen were taken from their homeland and displayed in real human zoos for the American people to gawk at. This is their true story.
How did the Filipinos end up with this distorted perception of beauty? Is this a sign of colonial mentality or an inferiority complex brought to us by our Spanish colonizers?
The Stowaway Boy Who Miraculously Survived a 7-Hour Flight from Sydney to Manila
In 1965, an Aussie boy accidentally fell asleep inside the cargo hold of a plane flying to Manila. Miraculously, he lived to tell the tale.
Considered as the "King of the Jungle," the lion symbolizes fierceness and strength. The same is true for Baguio City's iconic lion head, although its original meaning has been obscured by time.
The Philippine Eagle (And Why It Should Not Be Called Monkey-eating)
Here's a brief history that will shatter the misconception surrounding the Philippines' national bird.