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3 Cost Effective Ways to Solve Metro Manila's Traffic Problem

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The Facebook page of ANC 24/7 is asking for its reader's suggestion on how to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem.


This got me thinking, "what is the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem?" It's easy to make suggestions, what's hard is the implementation and the cost of implementation. So what is the the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem and the most cost effective solution?

Punitive Fines
First of all, any implementation will definitely cost money, a lot of money. The cause of the traffic mess is the people themselves so it's only right that those causing the traffic problem should be fined and the fine should hurt. That way, the fines will pay for the cost of enforcing the law.
The fines should start at P500 and goes up every week if you don't pay it within 15 days. To enforce this and prevent people from ignoring the fine. It will be tied to their driver's license or car registration. They cannot renew their d…

Bayadra Brothers (1999) Paquito Diaz, Jimmy Santos, Berting Labra

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Friday movie time!


Starring Paquito Diaz, Jimmy Santos, Berting Labra, Roi Vinzon, Palito, Ruffa Mae Quinto, Rufa Mae Quinto, Samantha Lopez, Joko Diaz, Jay Manalo, Ace Espinosa, Bob Soler, Eddie Gutierrez, Romy Diaz, Bernardo Bernardo, Vic Varrion, Eddie Tuazon, Telly Babasa, Danny Labra, Dante Javier, Boy Alano, Lucy Quinto, Beverly Salviejo, Ina Alegre, Janice de Guzman and Boy Agpoon / Directed by Paquito Diaz

This Is The End Red Band Trailer #1 (2013) - Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill Movie

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While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.

Pieta (1983) Ace Vergel, Vivian Velez, George Estregan

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It's Friday! Let's enjoy another Tagalog movie.


Story by CARLO J. CAPARAS ( SERiALIZED in DARNA KOMiKS ).. Starring Ace Vergel, Vivian Velez, Charito Solis, Luis Gonzales, Mario Montenegro, George Estregan, Max Alvarado, Vic Diaz, Rodolfo 'Boy' Garcia, Johnny Wilson, Lucita Soriano, Ernie Ortega, Deborah Sun, Bomber Moran, Ernie Forte, King Gutierrez, Maning Bato, Rusty Santos, Marco Polo Garcia, Steve Alcarado, Rey Tomenes, Danny Labra, Leon Fajaron, Nonoy De Guzman, Eddie Tuazon, Bebeng Amora, Roger Moring, Neri Santos, Eddie Gicoso, / Directed by Carlo J. Caparas.

The Super Supercapacitor

I just saw this video. If this is real, this could be life changing.

The Super Supercapacitor | Brian Golden Davis from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.
THE SUPER SUPERCAPACITOR is a Finalist in the $200,000 FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition and is in the running to become the $100,000 Grand Prize Winner. It could also be named an Audience Favorite if it's among the ten that receives the most votes. If you love it, vote for it. Click on the VOTE button in the top right corner of the video player. Note that voting may not be available on all mobile platforms, and browser cookies must be enabled to vote.

Ric Kaner set out to find a new way to make graphene, the thinnest and strongest material on earth. What he found was a new way to power the world.

FULL CREDITS
Director: Brian Golden Davis
Producers: David Paul Meyer, Laura Lee, Brian Golden Davis
Directors of Photography: Brian Golden Davis, David Paul Meyer
Sound: David Paul Meyer
Music Performed by: Falling Fall, Snow Flake Sympho…

Rubber And Condom

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Tito Sotto does it again!


Pain and Gain - Official Trailer (2013)

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Plot Summary:

Based on a true story, "Pain & Gain" follows a group of bodybuilders who engaged in a campaign of kidnapping, extortion and murder in Florida. First told in an article from the "Miami New Times," "Pain and Gain" will be directed by Bay and will star Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Pacific Rim Official Trailer

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Fruit Ninja In Real Life

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Funny!

Caroling

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From Pinas Dekada 80's


Tara,Sariwain natin muli ang ating kabataan tuwing sasapit ang PASKO! Isa ka ba sa mga bata sa Dekada 80 na nakaranas mag KAROLING? :)

Sa Pilipinas, ipinagdiriwang ng mga kabataan ang pasko sa tradisyonal na Kantang Pamasko – pumupunta sa iba’t ibang bahay at kumakanta ng kantang pasko. Remedyo na mga instrumento tulad ng mga tamborines na gawa ng mga tansan na nasa isang wire. Kasama ang tradisyonal na awit ng “Namamasko po!”, ang mga kabataan o umaawit ay nag-aantabay sa nagmamay-ari ng bahay na bigyan ng pabuya tulad ng barya. Pagkatapos na mabigyan ng barya, ang mga kabataan o mga umawit ay nagpapasalamat sabay kumanta ng...
“Thank you, thank you, ang babait ninyo, thank you!” ♥
Isang halimbawa ng paskong awit ay ang “Sa may bahay ang aming bati”

Sa may báhay ang áming báti:
"Merry Christmas na maluwalháti!"
Ang pag-íbig, pag siyàng naghári,
Aràw-áraw ay mágiging Paskó lagí!
Chorus:
Ang sanhî po ng pagparíto,
Ay híhingi po ng áginaldo.

The Last Stand Trailer Official

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Action icon Arnold Schwarzenegger makes his much-anticipated return to the big screen in Korean director Kim Jee-woon's hard-hitting US directorial debut, THE LAST STAND.

After leaving his LAPD narcotics post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with remorse and regret, Sheriff Ray Owens (Schwarzenegger) moved out of Los Angeles and settled into a life fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction. But that peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez (Eduardo Noriega), the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the western hemisphere, makes a deadly yet spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy.

Miss Philippines Is 1st Runner Up In the Miss Universe Pageant

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From the Janine Tugonon Facebook Page.

MANILA, Philippines - Shortly after her first runner-up finish in this year's Miss Universe pageant, Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon shared her thoughts about the final seconds of the competition.

In an interview on ANC on Thursday, Tugonon said she honestly thought that she could be the third Filipina to get the Miss Universe crown.

"I want to be honest na siyempre, oo naman, naisip ko na 'yun, may pag-asa ang Pilipinas. Pero siyempre, inihanda ko na rin ang sarili ko [na matalo]," she said.

"Dapat mag-expect ka ng best pero at the same time, maging humble ka na rin to accept na hindi ka rin mananalo. Parang ganoon," she added.

Tugonon placed second in the 61st Miss Universe pageant, losing to Olivia Culpo of the United States.

The Filipina beauty said she felt nervous yet happy that she made it to the Top 2.

"Nagpra-pray lang ako noon. Sabi ko 'Lord, thank you. Thank you talaga,'" she said.

Happy a…

Evacuate Earth

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Since a lot of people are thinking that tomorrow might be the end of the world. I thought I'd share this video I saw on the National Geographic channel on evacuating earth in the event of an end of the world scenario.

Christmas - More Fun in the Philippines

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I saw this on Magic 89.9's Facebook Page.


I must agree, Christmas is more fun in the Philippines. The lights, the atmosphere, the endless shopping, the food, the parties and people enjoying the Christmas spirit.

If you've never been to the Philippines, one of the best times to visit is Christmas. Sure, you might experience endless traffic because everybody seems to be out shopping, but that's a small inconvenience compared to what you will experience this time of year. Nobody enjoys Christmas as much as Filipinos do.

Make sure you stay until New Year where you'll have people lighting fireworks and making lots of noise.

Oh, and make sure you bring loose pants because you'll surely be eating lots of food for days.

Wedding Band Plays Enter Sandman Bossa Nova Style

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Pretty cool way of playing a heavy metal song to suit the occassion.

Huckabee on Fox, God and Connecticut Shooting

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Mike Huckabee on Fox News talking about where was God during the Connecticut shooting.

Bishop Compares Pres. Aquino to Connecticut Shooter

From Philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines - The fight against the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) bill is the biggest challenge the Catholic Church is facing this Christmas season, an official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said yesterday.

Batangas Archbishop Ramon Arguelles yesterday said that while a 20-year-old gunman killed 20 children in the US, President Aquino would be killing millions of children with a stroke of a pen if he signs the RH bill into law.

“Our President intends to kill 20 million children with a fountain pen…to sign the RH bill into law,” he said.

He said that if this happens, the womb of the mother would no longer be the safest place.

“The RH bill is against life (and) so much young blood (would be) shed. May our leaders not give the Divine Child the same Herodian gift of 2,000 years ago: death of the innocents,” said the Batangas prelate.


What an asshole.

Full story here.

Connecticut Shooting in Newtown at Sandy Hook Elementary: Parent Interview

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Diane Sawyer talks to the mother of one of the children who made it out of Sandy Hook Elementary.

Media and School Shootings

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In light of the school shootings in Connecticut today, a lot of people are putting blame on several issues that led to this. Some are calling for gun control, others are blaming movies, TV and video games.

Here's a BBC report from a forensic psychiatrists (and Charlie Brooker's) insightful perspective on news coverage's perpetuation of mass shootings in schools.

The full version of this wondrous and though provoking programme is currently available in the UK via BBC iPlayer:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00jf3hx/Newswipe_Episode_1/

President Obama Makes a Statement on the Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut

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President Obama delivers a statement on today's shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut. December 14, 2012.

As of this writing, 20 children between 5 to 10 years old were killed along with 6 adults.

This is just so wrong.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.

Anne Curtis' See Through Gown

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Anne Curtis set the Internet abuzz yesterday when she wore a nearly see through gown at the ABS-CBN Christmas Special Liwanag nang Pasko.

The gown shows her cleavage all the way to her belly button and the sides all the way up to her thighs.

Here are some photos. Photos courtesy of Anne Curtis' Facebook Fan Page.







Miss Philippines Shows Off Beatboxing Talent

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Miss Philippines Queenierich Rehman shows off her beatboxing skills at Miss World 2012.

Warm Bodies - Official Trailer

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After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

Director: Jonathan Levine

Writers: Jonathan Levine (screenplay), Isaac Marion (novel)

Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer and John Malkovich

In theatres: February 1, 2013

Top 10 Worst Reasons For Voting No To The RH Bill

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After 14 years, the RH Bill has finally passed the second reading. Here are the top 10 reason for those congressmen who voted "no" to the bill.

Credit goes to John Dy. Here's a note on the photo above.

The ranking is subjective of course. So feel free to rank them yourselves. Let's see who will emerge number 1. :D

CLARIFICATION: #9-10 is not a direct quote. My mistake for putting the quotation marks. The "and you know the rest" is added by me because he recited the entire prayer and I couldn't put the whole thing in the space.


Here's another photo by John Dy on the Senators who are opposed to the RH Bill.



A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III - Official Trailer

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Set in a stylized Los Angeles, A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF CHARLES SWAN III is a playful comedy of lost love, friendship, revenge fantasies, and Brandy Alexanders. Charles (Charlie Sheen) is a successful graphic designer whose fame, money and charm have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. When his true love, a perplexing beauty named Ivana, suddenly breaks off their relationship, Charles' life falls apart, and he swirls into a downward spiral of doubt, confusion and reflection. With the support of his loyal intimates—Kirby (Jason Schwartzman), Saul (Bill Murray), and his sister, Izzy (Patricia Arquette)—he begins the hard road of self-evaluation to come to terms with a life without Ivana. The film begs the question: Is it possible to love and hate someone at the same time?

Official Site: www.charlesswaniii.com

Director: Roman Coppola

Cast: Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Katheryn Winnick, Aubrey Plaza, Patricia Arquette, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Writers: Ro…

Manny Pacquiao Knocked Out Interview

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Interview of Manny Pacquiao after he was knocked out by Juan Manuel Marquez.


Interview with Freddie Roach.

House passes RH bill on second reading

From the Inquirer.

MANILA, Philippines—After fourteen years of being stuck in Congress, legislators finally put to a historic vote and passed the Reproductive Health Bill before dawn Thursday.

With 113 votes on affirmative, 104 negative and three abstention, the RH Bill was approved on second reading, the most critical voting period for a legislation.

The lawmakers went on a lengthy nominal voting, in which each lawmaker had three minutes each to explain his or her vote, after doubts were expressed about the voice vote earlier done on the bill. The tally of the votes was announced at about 2 a.m. Thursday.

The reproductive health bill gives the national government the mandate to make reproductive health services accessible to poor families through information and education and the provision of free contraceptives.

Unlike his earlier statement that the closing of the amendment period would be initiated by the opposition, House majority leader Neptali Gonzales II moved to terminate …

The Dark Knight Rises Trailer 3: IN LEGO

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This guy's work in phenomenal!

Pregnancy and Women

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Pregnancy Q&A.

Man of Steel - Official Trailer #2

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I really hope this will be a really good movie. It's about time they make a good movie for Superman.

In theaters June 14, 2013.

After Earth - Official Trailer

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A crash landing leaves teenager Kitai Raige (Jaden Smith) and his legendary father Cypher (Will Smith) stranded on Earth, 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape. With Cypher critically injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help, facing uncharted terrain, evolved animal species that now rule the planet, and an unstoppable alien creature that escaped during the crash. Father and son must learn to work together and trust one another if they want any chance of returning home.

What's a Food Industry to Do?

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I saw this video about how the food industry labels their food and what nutrition is or is not in your food.

Great info for those who want to eat healthier.

Pacquiao Cries His Heart Out

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Manny and Jinkee interviewed live in Unang Hirit and the Greatest Filipino fighter and gentleman of boxing poured his emotion that cannot be kept. He remains the humble and great human being on and beyond the ring.

Justin Bieber mocks Manny Pacquiao on Instagram, draws ire of boxer’s fans

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Justin Bieber mocked Manny Pacquiao in a series of posts on Instagram on Sunday, triggering a tidal wave of verbal abuse from fans of the Filipino boxing superstar.

The Canadian singer — an associate of brash American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather – posted three pictures on his Instagram account that made fun of Pacquiao’s knockout defeat to Juan Manuel Marquez in their fourth fight held in Las Vegas on Saturday.

The first photo shows the knockdown Mayweather scored against Marquez during their 2009 fight in which Mayweather scored a dominant decision victory.

The photo bore the hashtag “No Competition”, implying that Mayweather is clearly superior to Pacquiao based on their respective performances against Marquez.


The second photo has Pacquiao’s prone knocked-out figure grafted diagonally into a photo of Michael Jackson and two backup dancers performing a gravity-defying dance move. It was captioned “ ”pacquiao doing the lean with MJ… Classic moment”.

The third photo shows the D…

Don't cry, Pacquiao children tell Manny and Jinkee

Together with countless Filipinos around the globe, the family of Philippine boxing icon and Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, especially his wife Jinkee, who was at the fight ringside, could not help but cry when he lost by knockout to Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez on Sunday.

"Daddy, Mommy, don't cry," Pacquiao's youngest child, Queenie told her parents during an interview on Unang Hirit on December 10. Queenie along with her siblings Jimuel, Michael, and Princess were interviewed at their home, while their parents were being interviewed in Las Vegas.

Both Pacquiao and his wife, Jinkee, were unable to hold back tears as they recalled the loss.

Jinkee recalled her fear upon seeing her husband unable to get up. "Takot na nanginginig ako na hindi ko alam kung anong nangyari. Kasi nga, first time siya na nakita ko siyang ganun na medyo matagal na nakabangon. Siyempre 'pag boksingero, siyempre buhay yung nakataya sa kanila," Jinkee said.

Asked how she fel…

Marquez KO's Pacquiao

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A straight right by Marquez knocked out Manny Pacquiao near the end of the sixth round in the fourth meeting between these two boxers.

Juan Marquez showed how good a counter puncher he is getting Pacquiao knocked out on a counter punch.


Here's a report from the Inquirer.

MANILA, Philippines – “I did my best but that’s boxing,” said Manny Pacquiao in an interview after he was knocked out by Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez on Sunday (Manila time)

Pacquiao admitted he was careless” and did not anticipate Marquez’s punches.
“I never expected the punches,” he said at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas where the fourth encounter between him and Marquez took place.

He said he would still like to fight Marquez .

“Yes why not. It’s a good fight,” said Pacquiao in response to questions.

Check out this post for a longer version of the video.


Manny Pacquiao Lost To Juan Manuel Marquez Via Knock Out

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In a stunning defeat, Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao was knocked out in the sixth round by Juan Manuel Marquez. A devastating loss for the Filipino boxer.

Voltes V Ending

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I always loved the ending song of Voltes V. While searching for it on Youtube. I came upon a video by Redwald Villanueva playing it on his guitar.

It's pretty good. Watch.

Bread - Make It with You

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Let's play some soft rock.

1977 David Gates & Bread performing "Make it with you" at Burt Sugarman's The Midnight Special.

Kobe vs Messi: Legends on Board - Turkish Airlines

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Funny commercial for Turkish Airlines.

Jimmy Fallon, Mariah Carey & The Roots: "All I Want For Christmas Is You"

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Backstage before the show, Jimmy, Mariah Carey, and The Roots grabbed some instruments you'd find in an elementary school classroom and stopped by the Late Night "Music Room" to sing.

Wrap Dress Tutorial for Beach, Vacation, and Pool Parties

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Hot Summer Wrap Dresses. Perfect for summer days by the pool and on the beach. With a few knots and ties the wrap dress becomes extremely versatile in any setting.

The Athlete Machine - Red Bull Kluge

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Derived from the German adjective Klug (meaning "clever"), Red Bull Kluge combines complex machinery patched together with the energy and prowess of world-class athletes, to see what happens when physics gets physical.

How to Build a Solar Bottle Bulb 2.0

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Updated instructions on how to build the Solar Bottle Bulb.

This Is 40 - Red Band Featurette

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Writer/director/producer Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Funny People) brings audiences This Is 40, an original comedy that expands upon the story of Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) from the blockbuster hit Knocked Up as we see firsthand how they are dealing with their current state of life.

A look at the lives of Pete and Debbie a few years after the events of Knocked Up.

Director: Judd Apatow

Writer: Judd Apatow (screenplay)

Stars: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann and Jason Segel

In theatres: December 21, 2012

Copyright @ Universal Pictures

Star Trek Into Darkness - Official Teaser

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In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness. When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

Official Site: http://www.StarTrekMovie.com

Director: J.J. Abrams

Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Benedict Cumberbatch, Peter Weller

Writers: Alex Kurtzman , Roberto Orci , Damon Lindelof

In theaters: May 17th, 2013

Copyright © 2013 Par…

24/7 Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4 - Episode 3

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Episode 3 of HBO's 24/7 Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4.


The next match is this Saturday, December 8, 2012 on HBO PPV.

24/7 Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4 - Episode 2

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Episode 2 of HBO's 24/7 Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4.

Willie Nepomuceno

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Willie Nepomuceno is the Philippines' most popular impersonator. Here he is in an interview with Karen Davila on ANC Headstar.

Extremely Scary Corpse Elevator Prank in Brazil

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More elevator prank from Brazil.

Extremely Scary Ghost Elevator Prank in Brazil

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Crazy reality show in Brazil. What would you do if this happened to you?

PMC Instrumental Ensemble CCP 2008

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The children of Philippine Montessori Center Instrumental Ensemble (PMCIE) ages 4-6 years old perform using different instruments such as the marimba, angklung, glockenspiel and many more. Members are chosen at the beginning of each school year based on talent and interest in music. They exhibit a level of concentration, discipline, teamwork and artistic fluency that is remarkable for very young children.


They will be performing with Chris Botti in a concert this December 6, 2012 at Newport Performing Arts Theatre of Resorts World Manila.

Manny Poohquiao In Edmonton

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Manny Poohquiao in Edmonton, Canada.

Pop Danthology 2012 - Mashup of 50+ Pop Songs

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This is a mashup of over 50 pop songs. It's pretty amazing how seamless it is and flows very well.


Here's the description from Youtube.

"Pop Danthology 2012"
Music and video mashed-up by Daniel Kim (http://www.facebook.com/danielkimmusic)
Cameo in intro title filmed by ThreeSixtyPhotography (http://www.threesixtyphoto.com)

FREE MP3 DOWNLOAD: please find the download link on the "notes" tab of my facebook page



"The Making of Pop Danthology" (http://giftofocpd.com/2012/12/02/the-making-of-pop-danthology/)

SONGLIST:
1. Adele - "Set Fire To The Rain"
2. Adele - "Skyfall"
3. Alex Clare - "Too Close"
4. Calvin Harris feat. Ne-Yo - "Let's Go"
5. Carly Rae Jepson - "Call Me Maybe"
6. Cher Lloyd - "Want U Back"
7. Chris Brown - "Don't Wake Me Up"
8. Chris Brown - "Turn Up The Music"
9. Christina Aguilera - "Your Body"
10. David Guetta feat. Chris Brown &…