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What looks like trash to some is actually a priceless treasure to collectors.
John Albert Cortes was walking home from work when he spotted something shiny in the ground near a vacant lot. When he took a look, he noticed it was the metallic blue wrapper of Monde's Tini Wini cookies. "What looks like trash to some ...
 
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Funding will protect rare and priceless ethnic stoneware from around the country.
The National Museum of the Philippines has received a grant from the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation, Inc. (GBF) to establish the Elizabeth Y. Gokongwei Ethnographic Stoneware Visible Storage and Resource Center at the National Museum of Anthropology.The project will provide Filipinos and experts ...
 
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It is a phenomenon witnessed for hundreds of years.
In Philippine folklore and mythology, a santelmo is a type of fire spirit that mesmerizes humans. Maximo Ramos describes the santelmo in his book published in 1990, The Creatures of Midnight. “Tagalogs, Visayans, and other Filipinos call it Santelmo," Ramos writes. "It is ...
 
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The poor whale almost accidentally swallowed a human.
A humpback whale had the unfortunate experience of almost swallowing a human man on Friday. According to local news station WBZ-TV, Michael Packard, 56, was diving for lobster off the coast of Provincetown, Massachusetts early on Friday morning, when, suddenly, everything went ...
 
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Conyo, pan de regla, and puto seko have very vulgar meanings in Spanish.
Considering the Philippines was colonized by Spain for 333 years, it is ironic how the vast majority of Filipinos do not speak Spanish. In fact, it is the only former Spanish colony where a majority of the citizens does not speak the ...
 
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It was criticized for its 'ugly' visuals and 'poor' storyline.
China Captain has the hallmarks of a Hollywood production executed quite badly. Local audiences in China lambasted the web movie for looking too similar to Marvel’s Avengers, but also criticized its weak storyline. The movie was released on Tencent, a video streaming ...
 
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It was rediscovered on a volcano island.
The Galapagos giant tortoise supposedly went extinct a century ago. But conservationists were pleasantly surprised when Ecuador confirmed that a giant tortoise discovered in 2019 in the Galápagos Islands was Chelonoidis phantasticus, the very same species declared extinct a hundred years ago. The ...
 
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Kim Jong-Un doesn’t see it fit. 
Kim Jong-Un is not a fan of skinny jeans. This, along with mullets, body piercings, and basically anything too outlandish for the hermit nation. According to a state-run newspaper in North Korea, the slim-fitting jeans, which became a trend in 2008, were too ...
 
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These aren't your average reactors.
On the tiny, nondescript island of Changbiao, in the Fujian province, the China National Nuclear Corporation is building two mysterious nuclear reactors that are drawing plenty of international attention—and concern.The reactors, which are scheduled to power up in 2023 and 2026, are ...
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