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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…

Le Chazz, AJ and Iya Stand-Up Comedy in Vienna

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Here is another stand-up act by Le Chazz, AJ and Iya in Vienna.

What Is Boastful? Laughtrip with Le Chazz, Iya and AJ

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Le Chazz, AJ and Iyah is a popular stand-up comedy trio in the Philippines. Check out their act at a comedy bar.




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…

Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho: Ano ang nangyari kay Super Tekla?

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Araw-araw natin siyang kinagiliwan sa 'Wowowin,' ngunit naging maugong ang kaniyang pangalan sa social media nang biglang mawala si Super Tekla sa afternoon game show ng GMA. Ano nga ba ang nangyari sa stand-up comedian at host na kilala bilang si Romeo Librada sa tunay na buhay?




You Laugh, You Lose: Comedians Crack Jokes At Each Other While The Other Keeps a Straight Face

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Two comedians tell dad jokes to each other. The first one to laugh loses. The one with the most points wins.




President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Visits Protesters After Delivering His SONA

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte visits the rally being staged by the protesters and gives a brief message to the rallyists after delivering his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on July 24, 2017





President Duterte spoke to protesters about the Martial Law he issued as well as the recent attempt on his life when his Presidential Security Group (PSG) was ambushed and 4 PSG troops were wounded. He also discussed about the possibility of peace talks provided the other party commits to peace and stop the ambush or assassination attempt on his life.

I don't ever recall any previous Philippine President facing protesters like this, Duterte is really one of a kind.

Manila Mayor Joseph "Erap" Estrada's Manila Bay Clean-Up Drive is a Joke

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Manila Mayor Joseph "Erap" Estrada initiated a clean-up drive of Manila Bay where he and other officials are seen riding on a boat with fishing nets to clean up the garbage in the water. What happened however was that the particular part of the water where they were was sort of clean. So for publicity, he had his people throw garbage from another boat into the water so there's garbage for him and his officials to clean-up during their photo op.

There's even people in the water to spread the garbage to make it look "nicer" on the photo.

Watch the bopols (stupid in Filipino) move of a Filipino politician.





It's amazing what politicians do for publicity. Do you have any photos or videos of bopol moves your politicians?

Baylor University Men's Choir Sings Da Coconut Nut by Filipino Composer Ryan Cayabyab

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The Baylor University Men's Choir flying on Emirates Airlines gave an impromptu performance of "Da Coconut Nut" composed by Filipino musician Ryan Cayabyab on their flight home from Kenya.

Singing and dancing, the 75-member of the Baylor University Men's Choir performed Ryan Cayabyab's song "Da Coconut Nut" to the delight of the passengers and crew.

"Da Coconut Nut" was popularized by Ryan Cayabyab's group Smokey Mountain back in the 1990's. The choral arrangement of the song has become popular and performed by choirs around the world. The video posted by Emirates on Facebook has been viewed over 2.5 million times.



It's a really great performance and I checked out their actual performance of "Da Coconut Nut" on Youtube. It's not very clear but it's great nonetheless.






If you're curious, here is the original version of the song "Da Coconut Nut" by Smokey Mountain



What did you think of the Baylor Unive…

Chinese Advice to 50-Year Olds and Older

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(Translated from Chinese)

Because none of us have many years to live, and we can’t take along anything when we go, so we don’t have to be too thrifty…

Spend the money that should be spent, enjoy what should be enjoyed, donate what you are able to donate, but don’t leave all to your children or grandchildren, for you don’t want them to become parasites who are waiting for the day you will die!!

Don’t worry about what will happen after we are gone, because when we return to dust, we will feel nothing about praises or criticisms. The time to enjoy the worldly life and your hard earned wealth will be over!

Don’t worry too much about your children, for children will have their own destiny and should find their own way. Don’t be your children’s slave. Care for them, love them, give them gifts but also enjoy your money while you can. Life should have more to it than working from the cradle to the grave!!

Don’t expect too much from your children. Caring children, though caring, would be to…

Remembering Voltes V and the 1970s Japanese Robot Cartoons

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If you grew up in the late 70s, you probably got your daily dose of afternoon cartoons like the very popular Voltes V, Diamos, Mekanda Robot, U.F.O. Grendaizer and of course Mazinger Z.

These Japanese Robot Cartoons more popular known as Mecha were the daily cartoon fix of kids of the time.

The cartoons are shown Monday to Friday at 6pm and I remember I couldn't wait to get home from school to watch these cartoons. I would not do any homework when I got home until I finish watching these shows.

In fact, they were so popular and their storyline about good vs. evil was so compelling that former President Marcos banned them altogether for fear that it could lead people to be influenced to start a revolt against him.

It worked against him in the end when those young people who never care about martial law before started learning about what it was and learned the horrors of martial law. They in turn saw the Marcos regime as the evil forces of these robot shows which eventually led to t…

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Has A Message for Donald Trump

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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox posted a video on Youtube addressed to Donald Trump about building a wall on the US-Mexico border and it's kind of funny.






ISIS Attack Resorts World Manila

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Resorts World Manila, a massive leisure and casino complex near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is in lockdown after reports of explosion and gunfire. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack and at least 25 people have been reported injured from the attack.

Police however said there was no indication the attack was terror-related but rather a brutal casino chips robbery.

Here is report from RT.








Here is the report from CNN.



CNN Fires Kathy Griffin After "Sick" Stunt Aimed At President Trump

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CNN has fired Kathy Griffin after her gruesome anti-Trump photo shoot. Kathy Griffin is the co-host of CNN's annual New Year's Eve Program.

The photo was taken by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields who is known for provocative photos features Griffin holding a blood-soaked head of President Trump.

Donald Trump Jr. of course was not amused and raged tweeted

Disgusting but not surprising. This is the left today. They consider this acceptable. Imagine a conservative did this to Obama as POTUS? https://t.co/QdghcbIjS7 — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) May 30, 2017

And of course, President Trump also reacted about the photograph this morning.

Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself. My children, especially my 11 year old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this. Sick! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2017
This is the photo at Kathy Griffin took.


Kathy Griffin has since apologized for the photo taken by provocative celebrity photographer Tyler Shields.

"I …

The Pentagon Was Shocked At What President Trump Told President Duterte

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U.S. President Donald Trump called Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on April 29, 2017 and their conversation revolved around the problem with North Korea and with Kim Jong Un's nuclear ambition.

Pentagon officials however are in shock after a transcript of their conversation was released on May 23, 2017. Pentagon officials are very careful about discussing the movement of their submarines as is it their military's belief that their stealth is the key to their mission.

In their conversation, President Trump told President Duterte that the U.S. has two nuclear submarines in the area. Trump said: "We have two submarines -- the best in the world -- we have two nuclear submarines -- no that we want to use them at all."


They also talked about China and how China is the key to keeping North Korea in check. Duterte said he will call China's President Xi Jinping. Duterte told Trump: "I will try to make a call to President Xi Jinping and I will try to tell him if …

Latest Stats on Philippine President Duterte's War on Drugs

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) recently released the latest stats on their Anti-Drug campaign. They are using the hashtag #RealNumbersPH to show that President Duterte's War on Drugs is effective in reducing the number of crimes.

Part of the stats they released is to address the question about EJK or extra-judicial killing.

But before we go to the details. Let's look at PDEA's stats about illegal drugs in the Philippines.

There are an estimated 4 million drug users in the country and the Philippine illegal drug market is estimated to be a P120 Billion industry.



Of those 4 million users, 1,266,966 have surrendered. This is estimated to be 26.45% of the total drug market. 88,940 of those who surrendered are drug pushers. Reducing the number of drug users and pushers have resulted in a 28.57% reduction in crime from July 2016 to March 2017.



Here are the stats showing they seized 1,645 kilos of shabu from July 1, 2016 to April 20, 2017. Almost a fourfold increas…

Fire at Yakimix SM Mall of Asia (MOA)

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There was a fire at Yakimix at SM Mall of Asia (MOA) yesterday at around 5:45pm.

Not much detail on how the fire started, but there were reports of a few people getting injured. The best thing to remember in an emergency is not to panic and clear the area immediately so other people are able to get out safely.

Filipino Children Risking Their Lives In Underwater Gold Mines

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I just saw this documentary about illegal gold mining in the Philippines using children to look for gold in underwater gold mines. Children breathe underwater using only a thin pipe connected to an air compressor. They go as deep as 30 feet underwater, surrounded by rock in the pitch black darkness of the water.

"I'm afraid, if the earth collapses, I will get buried underneath" says the teenager.

Watch how they risk their lives to earn earn P500 to P1,000 a day.