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How Elon Musk Built His Empire - [Infographic]

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This graphic was created by information designer Anna Vital, read herfull article here.
Step by Step: How Elon Musk Built His Empire (by Anna Vital)“The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. Tomorrow’s champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today’s marketplace. They will escape competition altogether, because their businesses will be unique.”– Peter Thiel in “Zero to One” In the bookZero to One, prominent entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shares his vision on what it takes to create an extraordinary company. Specifically, Thiel believes that instead of making incremental upgrades to an existing product or service, a company must aim to do something completely new to avoid ruthless competition. While Thiel has worked with many impressive people over the years, Thiel points to Elon Musk as a particularlysuccessful memberof the Paypal Mafia that has gone “zero to one” many times. THE RÉSUMÉAt only the…

Tsunami Ravaging Kesennuma Port in Japan

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I saw this and I was shocked!

Willie Revillame and Willing Willie DID NOT ABUSE Jan-Jan according to his Parents

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Willie Revillame defended his actions on his show saying that he did not know what 6 year old Jan-Jan's talents were. He that he did not abuse the kid and that his staff were the ones who auditioned the kid.

He even went on to say that the country has so much problem like the 3 drug mules and corruption, why people would even worry about a little thing like Jan-Jan's dance.

He even had Jan-Jan's parents come to the show to explain their side.

Of course, with matching sad music.

Watch.


What are you thoughts?

State Of The Philippines

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This is the state of the country right now.

1. Panfilo "Ping" Lacson is treated as a hero for avoiding justice for over a year.
Photo source: Mr. Cheap Justice's Blog

2. The church calls for prayers to save the 3 Filipino drug mules from execution in China with no less than Vice President Jejomar Binay asking for mercy from the Chinese government.

Photo source: Allvoices

Photo source: GMA News

3. A 6 year old Filipino boy is is forced to do a macho dance (male stripper dance) on national TV for P10,000 (US$ 240).


And you wonder why the country is going down the drain?

Brutal Shooting In Bahrain

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This is a brutal shooting of a citizen in Bahrain by the police in Bahrain during a protest. This is what's going on in Bahrain during the protest in the last few weeks.

Warning, this video has been identified by the YouTube community as being potentially offensive or inappropriate. Viewer discretion is advised

Twin Baby Boys Have A Conversation

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Here's part 2.


Tiger Woods Caddyshack Commercial

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This is old, but I've never seen this before.

1-Foot-10-Inch Filipino Teen Soon May Be Named World's Shortest Man Ever

The 2-foot-2.41-inch Khagendra Thapa Magar may have a short reign as the world's shortest man. After attaining the title late last year, the 18-year-old Nepalese man may soon lose it.

Guinness World Records told AOL Weird News that a new contender is ready to challenge the diminutive title holder.

Junrey Balawing, 17, hails from the Philippines and claims to be 1 foot 10 inches tall -- almost 4.3 inches shorter than Magar -- and just shy of being the smallest man ever. "A doctor has not yet measured and verified Junrey Balawing's height so at this time, Khagendra is still the record holder," a Guinness rep told AOL Wehttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifird News.

Craig Glenday, editor-in-chief of Guinness World Records, said if Balawing measures up, he could make a permanent mark on mankind.

Full story at AOL News.

Thoughts On The Willing Willie Show With 6 Year Old Jan-Jan

I've been thinking a lot about the Willing Willie show where 6 year old Jan-Jan was made to dance like a male stripper.

To be honest, I don't expect much from a show with Willie Revillame, all his shows are just about throwing money around degrading people. Fine, if people are willing and able to make a decision themselves to do that, that's fine with me. But subjecting a 6 year old boy with obviously no choice in the matter is a new low.

And the fact that the boy was crying while dancing did not even register to anyone on the show that maybe they should put a stop to it? Willie even said that the boy was crying was like the movie "Burlesque Queen" where the star was dancing and crying because she did not have a choice in the matter and will do anything to feed her family.

Wasn't that already a queue that maybe it was exploitation?

What I find to be truly horrific is the lack of response from the sponsors. These shows do not exist without sponsors. Do these spons…

DSWD Sec. Dinky Soliman writes to MVP Re: Child Abuse in Willieng Willie

March 28, 2011

MR. MANNY V. PANGILINAN
Chairman
ABC Development Corporation

Dear Mr. Pangilinan:

This is with regard to the 12 March 2011 episode of your show “Willing Willie”, which was brought to my attention by several concerned citizens and groups. In the said episode, a six year-old boy named Jan-Jan Estrada was made to repeatedly perform dance moves usually done by adult dancers in indecent shows. The poor child was in tears and looked scared the entire time, as show host Willie Revillame poked fun at him and the audience laughed and cheered.

Under Republic Act No.7610, also known as “Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act”, the term “child abuse” includes the following acts: “psychological and physical abuse, neglect, cruelty, sexual abuse and emotional maltreatment,” and “any act by deeds or words which debases, degrades or demeans the intrinsic worth and dignity of the child as a human being.”

Given that definition, it is unmistakable that …

6 Year Old Jan-Jan Macho Dance on Willie Revillame's Show

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I saw this video of 6 year old Jan-Jan on Willie Revillame's show Willing Willie. The boy was dancing like a "Macho Dancer" (male stripper). To be honest, I had to pause it several times because I cannot for the life of me watch this young boy do what just did.

First of all, this boy's parents should be shot. I'm sorry, I do not normally swear on my post, but what the fuck were these people thinking? Who in their right minds would teach a 6 year old boy to macho dance? And why would they even subject this boy to this kind of embarrassment?

Secondly, why did Willie Revillame or his producers even let this boy do what he just did? Did you even see Jan-Jan's face as he was dancing? He was crying! And his aunt was even happy about it? I mean, I can understand about the need for the money, but no amount of money is worth destroying your dignity.

You may think it's funny because it's just a young boy and he may eventually forget about it. But how would anyone …

Strong quake in Myanmar kills more than 60

YANGON, Myanmar -- (UPDATE 2) A strong earthquake that toppled homes in northeastern Myanmar has killed more than 60 people, and there were fears Friday the toll would mount as conditions in more remote areas became known.

The Thursday night quake, measured at a magnitude 6.8 by the US Geological Survey, was centered just north of the town Tachileik in the mountains along the Thai border, but was felt hundreds of miles (kilometers) away in the Thai capital Bangkok and Vietnamese capital Hanoi.

Myanmar state radio announced Friday that 65 people had been killed and 111 injured in the quake, but was updating the total frequently. It said that 244 houses, 14 Buddhist monasteries and nine government buildings were damaged.

Full story at the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Samsung Window LCD

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Samsung has created the world's first transparent LCD. It's solar powered and can display pretty much anything including turning completely opaque like window blinds as demonstrated in the video below. And yes, it's a touch screen, kind of like in the movie Minority Report.

Welcome to the future.

Brazilian Boy Shot In Chest By Police

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5 military police officers have been arrested in northern Brazil after a 2010 security camera video of them shooting a 14-year-old boy several times comes to light. The officers say they had been questioning the boy about a neighborhood crime.

The boy was shot through the lung and was in intensive care for 10 days. The boy and his family was so afraid they moved to another neighborhood and did not report the incident out of fear.

When this video came out and shown in the news. The boy and his family has been put into witness protection program.

Response To Asians In the Library

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Here's a video response to the video made by Alexandria Wallace about Asians in the library.

Manny Pacquiao's Punchout

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Ever wondered about Manny Pacquiao's early years before he became a champion? It was a long hard battle to gain respect and lots of training. Here's a video of his road to the championship title.

Fight Over Spaghetti in NYC Subway

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This is a really dumb reason to start a fight. But interesting to watch.

Elizabeth Taylor Dies at 79

LOS ANGELES – Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the classic movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died Wednesday at age 79.

She was surrounded by her four children when she died of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she had been hospitalized for about six weeks, said publicist Sally Morrison.

"My Mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest, with great passion, humor, and love," her son, Michael Wilding, said in a statement.

"We know, quite simply, that the world is a better place for Mom having lived in it. Her legacy will never fade, her spirit will always be with us, and her love will live forever in our hearts."

"We have just lost a Hollywood giant," said Elton John, a longtime friend of Taylor. "More importantly, we have lost an incredible human being."

Taylor was t…

Pacquiao to battle Mayweather–in court

LAS VEGAS, Nevada—Two of boxing’s biggest stars—Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight, after all.

But they will have their gloves off and the fight will be in court.

US District Judge Larry Hicks on Monday set the stage for the legal joust when he denied a motion by Mayweather to dismiss a defamation suit filed against him and others by boxing’s pound-for-pound king.

Hicks ruled the defamation suit can proceed because there is sufficient evidence of malicious acts in accusing Pacquiao of being a dope cheat.

Full story at the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Japan Disaster

It is now reported that there is now over 15,214 dead or missing after the Japan earthquake and tsunami as reported on CNN.

Worst Song Ever by Rebecca Black - Friday

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This music video has 34 million hits as of this writing. But it's popular not because it's good, it's said to be the worst song ever. What do you think?

2012 The End?

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Comet Elenin has arrived and is heading towards earth. It has aligned twice with earth and the sun and on each occasion coincided with one of the most powerful earthquakes in history shifting the earth's axis 8 cm the first time and 25 cm the second. It will pass between earth and the sun later this year. Is it a comet? or a brown dwarf?


Here's the date from NASA tracking Comet Elenin.

Some say this is not a comet, but actually Nibiru or the twelfth planet or Planet X. It has a highly elliptical orbit around the sun and takes it out way beyond Pluto. It is said that Nibiru takes 3,600 years to complete one orbit and was said to be last seen around 160 BC. Some speculates that Nibiru could actually be the Star of Bethlehem which was seen 2000 years ago.

Scary isn't it? I guess only time will tell if this is real.

U.N. Air Strikes On Libya

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Here are some photos from The Big Picture on the U.N. Air Strike of Libya.

This is a Libyan jet bomber crashing after being shot down over Benghazi on March 19, 2011.


Full set of photos at The Big Picture.

Filipino Freighter Crew Survives Japan Tsunami

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Here's a photo of a Filipino freighter crew in a shelter in Kamaishi City, Iwate prefecture who survived after their shipped M.V. Asia Symphony was carried ashore by the tsunami on March 16, 2011.

As always, even in tragedy, we Filipinos always manages to smile.


Here's their ship.

I don't have any info as to their current status, if anybody knows, please leave a comment.

More photos at The Big Picture.

CIA's 'Facebook' Program Dramatically Cut Agency's Costs

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Here's a news report on CIA Deputy Director Christopher Sartinsky's Congressional testimony on how Facebook is helping the CIA.

Of course I don't have to tell you that this news is from parody site "The Onion".

Mild Earthquake Hits Philippines

A 4.6 earthquake hit the Philippines on March 20, 2011 at around 7:34am local time near Mindoro.

Here are the details from the USGS.

Dog Refuses to Leave Injured Friend Behind - Japan Tsunami 2011

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This is a touching story of a dog that refuses to leave behind its injured friend as reported on Japanese television. You'd think this is something you'd only see in a movie. But here's proof that animals can be more humane than people.

The New Wonder Woman

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Adrianne Palicki, is starring as the new Wonder Woman in the David E. Kelly pilot remaking the 1970's TV show. The new costume is makeover by comic book artist Jim Lee.

In the new costume, Wonder Woman is no longer wearing briefs but skin tight pants as it is done in the new version of the comics.

What do you think of the new costume?


Here's the costume from the current comics.


Here's the original costume worn by Linda Carter in the 1970's.

And just for reference, he's the costume in the in the 1940's.



Apple iPad 2, Will It Blend?

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I guess it does.

World's Most Expensive House

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Antilla, the residence of Muresk Ambani, listed as one of Forbes' richest man in the world built this $1.8 Billion home in Mumbai, India.

It has 27 floors but looks like 60. Parking for 160 cars, 3 helipads, 9 elevators and took 7 years to construct.

What does a $1.8 Billion home look like? Here's some videos.


Banco Filipino Bankrupt, Place Under Receivership

From GMA News Online.

(Updated 9:53 p.m.) The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Thursday ordered the closure of Banco Filipino Savings and Mortgage Bank and placed it under the receivership of state-run Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC), saying its liabilities topped its assets by P8.4 billion.

In a press conference late Thursday, BSP Deputy Gov. Nestor Espenilla Jr. said the central bank's seven-man Monetary Board decided to place Banco Filipino under the receivership of PDIC since it was no longer paying its liabilities in the ordinary course of business.

"Banco Filipino cannot continue in business without involving probable losses to its depositors and creditors," Espenilla told reporters at the central bank.

The policy setting Monetary Board also took note that Banco Filipino’s management and board of directors failed to restore its financial health and viability after having been given more than ample time to address its problems.

Banco Filipino has insufficie…

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates in the Old Days

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I came upon a photo of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates back in the old days. Nothing really, just seemed interesting.

Vancouver White Caps Body Paint Commercial

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This is a promotional ad of the new Vancouver Whitecaps. Sexy isn't it?

The Nike Ad That Changed The Lives of Many Women

The Nike Ad That Changed My Life as posted by Keka.


You were born a daughter.

You looked up to your mother.

You looked up to your father.

You looked up at everyone.


You wanted to be a princess.

You thought you were a princess.

You wanted to own a horse.

You wanted to be a horse.

You wanted your brother to be a horse.


You wanted to wear pink.

You never wanted to wear pink.


You wanted to be a Veterinarian.

You wanted to be President.

You wanted to be the President's Veterinarian.


You were picked last for the team.

You were the best one on the team.

You refused to be on the team.


You wanted to be good in algebra.

You hid during algebra.

You wanted the boys to notice you.

You were afraid the boys would notice you.


You started to get acne.

You started to get breasts.

You started to get acne that was bigger than your breasts.


You wouldn't wear a bra.

You couldn't wait to wear a bra.

You couldn't fit into a bra.


You didn't like the way you looked.

You didn't like the w…

Japan NHK World TV Live Stream

Here is a live stream of NHK World TV with full live coverage of the news and events currently happening in Japan.

Live Videos by Ustream

Asians in the Library - UCLA Girl Going Wild on Asians

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Alexandra Wallace posted this video below on Youtube with a 3 minute tirade against Asians. The titled the video "Asians in the library".

You know, some people are just plain stupid. If you think the world has a bad view of Americans, she's not exactly doing her part to help clean up that image.

Free speech is one thing. But some times, you just have to keep the opinion to yourself.

Update: She did post an apology on Monday. She said, "Clearly the original video posted by me was inappropriate. I cannot explain what possessed me to approach the subject as I did, and if I could undo it, I would. I'd like to offer my apology to the entire UCLA campus. For those who cannot find it within them to accept my apology, I understand."

Patch Adams, M.D. - Transform 2010 - Mayo Clinic

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A presentation by Patch Adams at Transform 2010 Symposium sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation.

Japan Nuclear Plant Fire

There's new report that there's been an explosion and fire at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan.

Based on some reports, the situation could be getting into Chernobyl type of an accident. With Japan being a densely population country, millions of people could be affected.

Officials have evacuated citizens within a 20 mile radius and have asked those who are living up to a 30 mile radius to stay indoors and cover themselves up with long sleeves and avoid any skin showing for preventative measure.

More story at CNN.com.

Don’t fall for ‘radiation’ hoax, brush up on geography

From the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

MANILA, Philippines—Better brush up on geography to prevent getting fooled by hoax text messages and information amid the radiation alert in Japan, the country’s chief volcanologist said Tuesday.

“It is important for us to go back to what we've learned in Araling Panlipunan, particularly geography so that we won't be alarmed by such text messages and we can avoid the unnecessary worry,” said Renato Solidum Jr., head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

He said the tsunami alert the Phivolcs raised on the eastern coast of the country following the powerful quake and tsunami that ravaged Japan on Friday, also caused residents in the Philippines' western region to suffer needless panic attacks.

Fear also gripped some parts of the country on Monday following false reports that radioactive fallout from crippled nuclear plants in Japan would reach the Philippines.

The rumors, which circulated through text messages, sent people…

Sexy Commercials

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Can you guess what products they are selling?





What Does the Japan Earthquake Sound Like?

Micah Frank a sound programmer from Brooklyn created this sonic representation of the Japanese earthquake on March 11, 2011 using Tectonic. It's pretty eerie.

Earthquakes off the east coast of Honshu, Japan - Friday March 11, 2011 by Micah Frank
Tectonic is a realtime seismic analysis and sound synthesis system. Sound is created in realtime by earthquakes as they occur across the globe. A tightly integrated system between Max/MSP, Google Earth and Symbolic Sound’s Kyma processes earthquake data that is translated into sound synthesis parameters. A USGS XML feed is parsed into numerous fields including magnitude, elevation, time of day and geographical coordinates. These data are mapped to synthetic spectrums and processed by granular, aggregate and subtractive synthesis.

Photos of the Japan Earthquake Devastation

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Here are some photos of the devastation caused by the Japan earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011 from Boston.com's The Big Picture.



More photos at The Big Picture.

How DVD & CD Are Made

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Very informative.

Japan Quake as Seen from Twitter

I've been reading some compiled Tweets on how the Japanese people are helping each other after the magnitude 8.9 earthquake that hit Japan. It's heartwarming how the best in people come out in this time of tragedy.

Here's the link to the translated Tweets.

LEGO STAR WARS III Commercial

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This is pretty funny.

Philippine Airlines Safety Video

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This is a pretty nice in-flight safety video for Philippine Airlines.

iPad 2 Review - Hands On

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iPad 2 hands on review.

Japan's quake updated to magnitude 9.0

From New Scientist.

Seismologists at the US Geological Survey in Menlo Park, California, have just revised their calculations regarding the magnitude of today's quake. They now say it was magnitude 9.0. Already one of the top 10 recorded earthquakes in history, the revision suggests the quake was even more powerful than first thought.

Harold Tobin of the University of Wisconsin-Madison told New Scientist that this figure will probably change again. This is typical in the hours after a large seismic event, as more information becomes available.

Earlier today, it was suggested that the tremor may have occurred along a splay fault - a branch off the main megathrust fault which runs through this area of the Japan trench. If so, that could mean the fault was previously unknown to geologists.

Splay faults tend to break at steeper angles than megathrust quakes, making them highly likely to lead to a large uplift of the seafloor that produces damaging tsunamis such as the one that crashed ash…

No, the “supermoon” didn’t cause the Japanese earthquake

Japan suffered a massive earthquake last night, measuring nearly magnitude 9. This is one of the largest quakes in its history, causing widespread and severe damage. Before I say anything else, I’m greatly saddened by the loss of life in Japan, and I’ll be donating to disaster relief organizations to help them get in there and do what they can to give aid to those in need.

While there isn’t much I can do to directly help the situation in Japan, I do hope I can help mitigate the panic and worry that can happen due to people blaming this earthquake on the so-called "supermoon" — a date when the Moon is especially close to the Earth at the same time it’s full. So let me be extremely clear:

Despite what a lot of people are saying, there is no way this earthquake was caused by the Moon.

Read more at Bad Astronomy.

American Red Cross Donation

Here's the link to the American Red Cross to donate the the disaster relief operations for the #Japan Earthquake and Pacific #Tsunami.

Latest Updates on the 8.9 Magnitude Earthquake in Japan

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Here are the latest updates on the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011. The earthquake is reported to be the 5th largest in recorded history.

Here's a video of Japan's Sendai airport completely under water due to the tsunami that hit it after the earthquake.


Here's a video from Al Jazeera TV on the Japan earthquake with tsunami washing away cars and buildings.


Here's a video showing the tsunami battering ship, homes and cars.


Here's a report from Russia Today showing oil refineries in Japan on fire due to the earthquake.


Here are several videos from the BBC on the Japan Earthquake. One is showing a gigantic whirlpool created by the earthquake.




Here are the latest hi-res photos of the earthquake from The Big Picture at Boston.com.




Tsunami warning were put up across the entire Pacific Rim including the U.S. West Coast and Canada.

A few hours later, a tsunami hit Hawaii but did not cause major damage.

From Metro News.

Police said 200 to 300 bodies were fou…

Will March 19 'Supermoon' Trigger Natural Disasters?

On March 19, the moon will swing around Earth more closely than it has in the past 18 years, lighting up the night sky from just 221,567 miles (356,577 kilometers) away. On top of that, it will be full. And one astrologer believes it could inflict massive damage on the planet.

Richard Nolle, a noted astrologer who runs the website astropro.com, has famously termed the upcoming full moon at lunar perigee (the closest approach during its orbit) an "extreme supermoon."

When the moon goes super-extreme, Nolle says, chaos will ensue: Huge storms, earthquakes, volcanoes and other natural disasters can be expected to wreak havoc on Earth. (It should be noted that astrology is not a real science, but merely makes connections between astronomical and mystical events.)

Full story at Yahoo News.

Japan Tsunami 2011

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Shocking video of tsunami hitting Japan. Some coastal areas were hit with tsunami as high as 10 meters.

Tsunami Warning

Here's the latest tsunami warning from the Pacific Disaster Center.

Tsunami ETA Time

Starting time: UTC (mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm): 03/11/2011 05:46
Latitude/Longitude: 38.0N 142.9E
Location: NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
Magnitude: 7.9

Arrival Time is in UTC
Country Forecast Point Latitude Longitude Arrival Time

Hawaii Nawiliwili 22.0N 159.4W 1256Z 11 Mar 2011
Honolulu 21.2N 157.8W 1314Z 11 Mar 2011
Hilo 19.8N 155.0W 1332Z 11 Mar 2011
Philippines Laoag 18.2N 120.5E 1013Z 11 Mar 2011
San Fernando 16.7N 120.2E 1032Z 11 Mar 2011
Palanan 17.1N 122.6E 0953Z 11 Mar 2011
Manila 14.7N 120.8E 1149Z 11 Mar 2011
Legaspi 13.2N 123.8E 1035Z 11 Mar 2011

Japan Earthquake Live Stream from NHK

Here's a live stream video on NHK. You can see the tsunami moving inland. Russia added to tsunami warning.

6 meter tsunami warning in some areas of Japan. This was recorded as the 7th strongest earthquake since they started keeping records.

Powerful Quake Slams Japan

More videos from CNN about the massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan. Tsunami warning in 19 countries. Warning sirens in Hawaii.

Japan Hit By Massive 8.9 Magnitude Earthquake

An 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit northern Japan today. The epicenter was 373 kilometers (231 miles) away from the capital, Tokyo.

Thursday, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 struck off the coast of Honshu and a day earlier, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck off of Honshu, the country's meteorological agency said.

Tsunami warning in Japan, Indonesia, Chile, Hawaii, Peru, New Zealand and Philippines.

Here's the video report from CNN.

Tata Pixel, new city car concept for Europe

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This car would be great on small Philippine roads and for parking.

Traditional Filipino Courting Tutorial by Mikey Bustos

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This is so true!

Don't Sleep In The Office

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That is culture

This is a great article by Conrado De Quiros in the Philippine Daily Inquirer about our culture of corruption.

I READ an interesting story last weekend. In Japan, a 19-year-old was arrested in a case that has become a media sensation, producing all sorts of editorials on the subject. If convicted, he faces up to three years in prison and a fine of $6,000.

His crime? Cheating in college entrance exams.

The kid was caught using his cell phone to access the Internet to get answers to questions mainly involving Math problems and translating passages from Japanese to English. Someone saw the site postings, noted that the dates coincided with the exam days, and notified the university, triggering an investigation. The kid readily confessed to the wrongdoing.

An investigation is underway to see if this was merely an isolated incident or had been done by others. “It’s not a mere cheating case,” Mainichi said in an editorial. “The impact of the wrongful use of the Internet, capable of massively sp…

Breast Exam With Mocha Uson (NSFW)

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So that's how it's done.

How Mara Clara Affects My Sister

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It's not actually my sister, but it's someone else's sister. But funny how someone is affected by a TV series.

STRICTLY for PINOYS ONLY

STRICTLY for PINOYS ONLY:
(Take once daily to brighten up your day!)

"Para kang KUTO, I can't get you out of my head;
Para kang MUTA, I can't take you off my eyes;
...Para kang PUSTISO, I can't smile without you;
Para kang UTOT, tahimik ka lang pero lakas ng dating mo!"

Upgrading Through Every Version of Windows

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This man created a video detailing the install process from Windows 1 to Windows 7. Nostalgia!

Apple iPad 2

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The new Apple iPad 2 looks amazing. If you think other tablet makers are offering better solutions, the new iPad 2 trumps them all over again.

Here are the specs.
Dual core A5 chipHD (720p)Back cameraVGA front cameraWifiBluetooth3GGSMCDMA10 hour batteryGyroscopeDigital compassGPSHMDI out to display on your HD TV via optional cable, supports any orientation
AccelerometerIncluded new apps are
FacetimePhoto BoothApple is keeping the same price points for these upgraded specs.

The specs are not the only reason why the new iPad 2 is great. It's 1/3rd thinner than the iPad 1 and it's lighter as well.

What I really like about the new iPad 2 is actually what Apple calls the Smart Cover. It's completely magnetic and just attaches to the iPad 2 quite nicely.

By the way, it comes in white.

Apple's iPad 2 Event Live

Here's the link to the live Apple iPad 2 event from MobileCrunch. And surprise! Steve Jobs is on stage!

Pagpag: Survival food for the poorest of the poor

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From Philippine Online Chronicles.

Have you ever wondered whatever happened to the left-over food you did not finish in fast food restaurants? You may think they would have been thrown away and discarded for good. For sure they are headed to the trash bin after people leave them on the table. But what happens next is something you ought to know. The morsels of unfinished Chicken Joy in Jollibee or the left-over spaghetti in McDonald’s might yet save a family from hunger.


The leftover food stuffs are thrown in a large black plastic bag and collected by a garbage truck. The truck travels towards a garbage dumpsite, either in Payatas in Quezon City or Smokey Mountain in Tondo, Manila. After the truck has dumped the trash in these garbage sites, the leftovers begin to change its nature: from trash to food. Scavengers would swarm on these morsels like they were gadflies, sometimes even fighting over them.. The food we consider trash becomes for them sustenance.

You may think that it is cruel …

Filipino Accent Tutorial by Mikey Bustos

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