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

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…

What Are You Doing New Years Eve? by Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Beautiful music sung by Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

The Guinness Shoplifter

This shoplifter is amazing. I still don't get how you can grab a whole box of beer and walk away like you're not carrying anything.

Battle Of The Brainless

Host: What "N" (narra) is the national tree of the Philippines?

Contestant: Niyog?

Host: Mas matigas pa diyan.

Contestant: (in a stronger-sounding voice and tone) NIYOG!!!


Host: Saan "B" (Bagumbayan) binaril si Jose Rizal?

Contestant: Sa back?

Host: O sige, puwede rin na ang simula ay letter "L" (Luneta).

Contestant : Likod?

Host: Hindi pa rin. Para mas madali, "R.P." ang initials ng modern name nito (RizalPark).

Contestant: Rear Part? (Susme! Likod pa rin yun!)


Host : Saan "B" (beach) tayo madalas pumunta pag summer upang maligo?

Contestant : Banyo?

Host: Hindi, pag pumunta ka doon, maaarawan ka.

Contestant: Bubong?

Host : Hindi, marami kang makikita duong mga babaeng naka- bikini.

Contestant : Beerhouse!


Host : Anong "L" (Lifeguard) ang tawag sa tao na sumasagip sa iyo pag ikaw ay nalulunod?

Contestant : Lifebuoy?

Host: Hindi, pero…

Ms. Employee vs Inday

This is so true.

Happy New Year! (Warning -- Gruesome Photo Included)

The New Year is coming and we all know what that means. Firecrackers! Yes, it's that time of year again when people go all stupid and light up bombs all over town and polluting the city with paper, smoke and trying to kill each other.

Magandang Gabi Bayan with Noli De Castro used to air an episode every year about people getting injured when playing with firecrackers. I remember the sale of firecrackers went down every year because of that show until the show stopped when Noli De Castro became a senator.

I hope you all have a safe and Happy New Year and avoid ending up like this guy.

Mano Po Ninong


Maligayang Pasko!

Maligayang pasko to all my readers.

I wish to thank all my regular readers and to wish you a Merry Christmas.

Alpha All Stars - Noche Buena


Ang Pasko ay Sumapit - Maligayang Pasko!


Anthony Castelo - Kaibigan

I always hear the intro of this song, but it's always sung as "Malayo ang tingin...ayun pala'y duling". lol...

The Pinoy Siri: Introducing VANGIE

Vangie is the truly Pinoy virtual assistant for your iPhone 4S.

All Star Cast - Ang Pasko Ay Saya


Christmas Song by The Jackson 5

I love Christmas, one of my fondest memories of Christmas was when my Dad plays Christmas song the whole day and one of my favorites was always those sung by the Jackson 5.

Here are some of my favorite Christmas song by Jackson 5.

And of course this one. Whenever I hear this song, doesn't matter who sung it, all I hear is Michael Jackson's voice.

Someday At Christmas

Sung by Stevie Wonder in 1966

Here's an acoustic version by Jack Johnson

African Bull Frog Plays Ant Crusher

Epic fail!

Typhoon Sendong Survivors Floating at Iligan Bay, Seeking Help and Rescued Alive

Video of flash flood survivors rescued by M/V YANG A, chartered by Holcim Cement. There are 8 of them (3 adults and 5 children including 2 year old daughter). This was 12 km away from the nearest land of Iligan.

I can't believe how bad the flooding was that was caused by Typhoon Sendong. I almost cried watching this. I'm Glad these people survived.

The Priests - O Holy Night

This is simply the most amazing rendition of "O Holy Night" I've ever heard.

New Brave Trailer | Official Disney Pixar 2012 Trailer

Cars 2 was a critical miss for Pixar. But it is still the most reliable maker of great films. Hopefully this movie will bring it back to form.

Brave is a grand adventure full of heart, memorable characters and signature Pixar humour. It uncovers a new tale in the mysterious Highlands of Scotland where the impetuous Merida defies an age-old custom and inadvertently unleashes chaos, forcing her to discover the meaning of true bravery before it's too late.

How To Sing Christmas Songs


Il Volo - 'O Sole Mio

From Wikipedia.

Il Volo (English: The Flight) is a trio of Italian operatic pop teenage tenors, consisting of Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto, and Gianluca Ginoble.

How It Should Have Ended: How Iron Man Should Have Ended

See how Iron Man really should have ended!

Relief drive: Poor show again they’re quick to give than rich

Even before Ateneo de Manila University officially launched its own relief drive on Monday for the victims and survivors of Tropical Storm “Sendong,” one of its security guards had already come forward, carrying a small bag containing two tins of canned goods, instant noodles and some rice.

“He said it was the (Christmas) gift he got from his office and that he was giving it to the relief drive,” said Harvey Keh, a program director at the Ateneo School of Government.

Organizers didn’t have to wait long for warm bodies to man the processing area, Keh also noted. Two Ateneo scholars, who come from low-income families, immediately volunteered to help.

“You can see that poverty is not something that paralyzes people. The response has been tremendous,” said Keh, also a convenor of Kaya Natin!, an advocacy group for good governance which partnered with Ateneo for the relief drive.

Keh’s observations seem to validate a 2006 study which showed that Filipinos, Christmastime or not, are indeed …


"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakensheild. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Giant Spiders, Shapeshifters and Sorcerers. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain first they must escape the goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever ... Gollum. Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths ofguile and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum's "precious" ring that holds unexpected and us…

Gary Valenciano - Pasko Na Sinta Ko


How to Tell Real Breasts from Fake

Some good life lessons here.

Typhoon Sendong Massive Flood

This is how bad it was the flooding caused by Typhoon Sendong.

A flash flood that badly hit Negros Oriental.

Scenes at Colon Extension, Dumaguete City, around 9:30 am.

Currently, ALL OPEN MCDONALD’S OUTLETS are accepting relief goods such as clothes, shoes, blankets, medicines, imperishable foods (water, canned goods, instant noodles, etc.) Please organize your donations into sealed and labeled boxes for efficient distribution.

The Dark Knight Rises Official Movie Trailer

The Dark Knight Rises Official Movie Trailer Christian Bale, Christopher Nolan, Batman Movie (2012) HD
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Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' "The Dark Knight Rises" is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar(R) winner Christian Bale ("The Fighter") again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle; Tom Hardy, as Bane; Oscar(R) winner Marion Cotillard ("La Vie en Rose"), as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake. Returning to the main cast, Oscar(R) winner Michael Caine ("The Cider House Rules") plays Alfred; Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon; and Oscar(R) winner Morgan Freeman ("Million Dollar Baby") reprises the role of Lucius Fox. The screenplay is written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & D…

Watch This...You Will Definitely Share This

Pay it forward.

Marvel's The Avengers (2012) watch the Official Teaser Trailer

Joss Whedon brings together the ultimate team of superheroes in the first official trailer for Marvel's The Avengers - out Summer 2012

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When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as SHIELD, finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

The Avengers continues the epic big-screen adventures started in "Iron Man," "The Incredible Hulk," "Iron Man 2," "Thor" and "Captain America: The First Avenger". Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon, "Marvel's The…

Martin Nievera - Christmas Won't Be The Same Without You


Jose Mari Chan - Christmas in Our Hearts


Typhoon Sendong Disaster

Video of the tragic effects of Typhoon Sendong at Iligan. Not suitable for young audiences.

McDonald’s stores in Metro Manila are accepting relief goods and donations to help Typhoon Sendong victims partnered with ABS CBN's Sagip Kapamilya.

Local disaster officials and soldiers placed the number of dead to 927, with 4000 displaced. The death count makes Sendong the deadliest typhoon to hit the country in three years; and has surpassed that of Ondoy and Pepeng.

Currently, ALL OPEN MCDONALD’S OUTLETS are accepting relief goods such as clothes, shoes, blankets, medicines, imperishable foods (water, canned goods, instant noodles, etc.) Please organize your donations into sealed and labeled boxes for efficient distribution.

Apple - iPhone 4S - Santa Using Siri

With Siri, who needs Elves?

Sagot ni Willie Revillame sa Eat Bulaga

Here is Willie Revillame's answer after Jose Manalo imitated him at Eat Bulaga.

Unexpected, but classy.

Rico J. Puno - Kapalaran


A Tribute to Calvin and Hobbes

I've always been a big fan of the Calvin and Hobbes comic strip. The stips I enjoy the most are ones where Calvin builds his snowmen.

This video was created by Jim Frommeyer and Teague Christie, and pays tribute to "Calvin & Hobbes" and its creator, Bill Watterson. The iconic snowmen are what Calvin would often make around the holidays to the chagrin of his parents.

Jose Manalo Imitates Willie Revillame

In this episode of Eat Bulaga, a lucky winner mistakes Jose Manalo for Willie Revillame. John imitates Willie and hilarity ensues.

Jose Feliciano - Feliz Navidad


Hotdog - Miss Universe Ng Buhay Ko


Siri Argument


Korina Na Bulunan Sa Hamon

Korina Sanchez blooper.

Lytro Light Field Camera

There's a new camera in town, this camera allows you to shoot now, focus later.

Mountain View, California-based startup called Lytro unveiled its new light-field camera.

According to the Lytro website.

"Lytro lets you take pictures like never before. Unlike a conventional camera that captures a single plane of light, the Lytro camera captures the entire light field, which is all the light traveling in every direction in every point in space.

Capture everything - instantly.

Capture living pictures with the press of a single button. By instantly capturing complete light field data, the Lytro gives you capabilities you've never had in a regular camera.

Focus after the fact.

Since you'll capture the color, intensity, and direction of all the light, you can experience the first major light field capability - focusing after the fact. Focus and re-focus, anywhere in the picture. You can refocus your pictures at anytime, after the fact.

And focusing after the fact, means no a…

The Carpenters - Merry Christmas Darling


Samurai Miyamoto Musashi Documentary Mark Dacascos

Miyamoto Musashi is Japan's most famous swordsman. In his life, he was never defeated in battle. He also wrote "The Book of Five Rings".

This documentary is about the life of Miyamoto Musashi. It's a must see for lovers of martial arts.

Every Human Must Watch This Video

This video shows a side of the Philippines that's rarely seen or given noticed by the media. The food being reused here is called "pagpag" which means dusted or cleaned in Filipino. I posted about this before.

Please share this video so people will be aware of what's going on.

The Expendables 2 Trailer

If you think the first movie was awesome, Chuck Norris just made this movie Super Awesome. And that was just from the trailer!

Madonna - Santa Baby

I could not believe Madonna sang this when I first heard it.

David Archuleta ft. Charice Pempengco - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

I really love their rendition of this Christmas classic, especially Charice!

Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Let your heart be light
From now on, our troubles will be out of sight

Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Make the Yuletide gay
From now on, our troubles will be miles away

Here we are, as in olden days
Happy golden days of yore
Faithful friends who are dear to us
Gather near to us once more

Through the years, we all will be together
If the fates allow
Hang a shining star upon the highest bough
And have yourself a merry little Christmas now

Hang a shining star upon the highest bough
And have yourself a merry little Christmas now

Chief Justice Renato Corona fights back vs President Benigno Aquino


Chief Justice fights back, won't give up post

By Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) Updated December 13, 2011 12:00 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Hours before the House of Representatives voted to impeach him yesterday, Chief Justice Renato Corona rallied the judiciary and his supporters to "remain ready and vigilant" against what he called a "scheme that will destroy democracy."

The first chief justice to be impeached broke his silence a week after getting a public tongue lashing from President Aquino, who accused him of undermining the integrity of the judiciary with his alleged partiality toward former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Critics consider Corona a midnight appointee because he assumed the post when Reynato Puno retired on May 17, a week after the 2010 elections. But the Supreme Court (SC) upheld Corona's appointment.

"I want all of you to know that your chief justice continues to be in command and will lead the fight against any and all who dare to destroy the court and…

Find The Cat In This Photo

Were you able to find the human in the photo yesterday? I have another one for you.

Can you find the cat in this photo? Click to enlarge.

Spot the 8 Differences In This Photo

Did you find all of them?

Frank Sinatra - Let it snow

From the Chairman of the Board, Frank Sinatra.

Walang Gagalaw!


Miriam Santiago wins ICC seat

Feisty Philippine Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago has "overwhelmingly" won a seat in the highly powerful International Criminal Court, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Tuesday.

DFA said Santiago is the first woman from an Asian developing state to join as a judge in the Netherlands-based international court.

ICC is an "independent, permanent court that tries persons accused of the most serious crimes of international concern, namely genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes," according to the court's website.

Santiago reportedly topped the poll's first round, effectively gaining a seat with 79 votes out of 104 valid votes, which DFA said was "an indication of the strong support from States Parties."

DFA noted that to be elected, candidates must receive two-thirds majority of the total number of votes cast, mostly States Parties voting.

"She was the first to be elected out of 18 candidates vying for six seats on the…

Find The Human In This Photo

This is a really interesting photo.

There's a human hidden in this photo. How fast can you find that person? Click to enlarge.

Juana Change - Little Girl and Her Crown

Juana Change impersonating Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Exclusive Premiere Trailer

I did not really like the first G.I. Joe movie that much. I thought it was a bit cheesy. This one looks better...I hope.

Coming June 29, 2012.

Dancing Traffic Enforcer In Manila

(Philippines, Manila-AFP) - Thousands of traffic enforcers struggle grimly to keep the Philippine capital's notoriously gridlocked roads moving everyday, but Ramiro Hinojas does it with a smile and a little help from Michael Jackson.

Bing Crosby - It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas

The amazing voice of Bing Crosby.

Parañaque City Plane Crash

A light airplane crashed in Parañaque after its pilot requested an emergency landing shortly after takeoff, killing at least 14 people, including two children.

The plane burst into flames after hitting a school. Thankfully, there were no classes in session when the plane crashed.

Mardy Sultia submitted this video to GMA News capturing the last moments before the plane crashed.

Chic-boy Scandal

I saw this photo and message going around Facebook last night. Please note, I did not write this letter or do I own this photos. I'm just posting the whole thing entirety. A friend said that this person is a friend of a friend so has nothing to gain from posting this photo so she said that she believes this to be true.

This was also posted on the Inquirer.

A Break-Up letter from an Upset customer

Dearest ChickBoy,

I've been a biggest fan of you. I love your chicks, I love your boys. I love your chicken and i love your baboys, I even love your nilasing na hipon and your sinigang sa miso na salmon. I chose to have an affair with you because you seemed to have a cool place plus the staff seems to be nice and definitely you've got good food! You were my trophy then. I tried to brag you around my friends.I can see how they envy me whenever i am with you.

Pero ngayon ko lang nakilala ang totoong CHICKBOY. Kung sino ka, at kung pano mo ko tratuhin. Dalawang linggo na ang nakakala…

John Lennon - Happy Xmas (War Is Over)


Andy Williams - It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year


Boyfriends - Sa Tuwing Ako Ay Nag-iisa


Ethel Merman - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

From the movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

Boyfriends - Araw-Araw


BB Gandang Hari Crowning Piolo

I saw this Photoshopped photo of BB Gandang Hari crowning Piolo Pascual today. It just made me laugh.

A Charlie Brown Christmas - Christmas Time is Here Song

I love Charlie Brown!

The Three Stooges - Official Trailer

Left on a nun's doorstep, Larry, Curly and Moe grow up finger-poking, nyuk-nyuking and woo-woo-wooing their way to uncharted levels of knuckleheaded misadventure. Out to save their childhood home, only The Three Stooges could become embroiled in an oddball murder plot...while also stumbling into starring in a phenomenally successful TV reality show.

Official Site:

Director: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

Cast: Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jane Lynch, Jennifer Hudson, Sofia Vergara, Craig Bierko, Stephen Collins, Larry David

Writers: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, Mike Cerrone

In theaters: April 13th, 2012

Copyright © 2012 20th Century Fox

The Eagles - Please Come Home for Christmas


The Chipmunks (All I Want For Christmas Is) My Two Front Teeth

A classic Christmas song by The Chipmunks.

Ultimate Ears 350vi Review

Update: As of September 2013, my Ultimate Ears 350vi started losing volume on the right earphone. The mic which was attached to the right earphone works fine so there was no problem with phone calls. But it was annoying to only hear sounds on the left earphone.

About in early 2013, the silicon tips on the earphone started falling off. As good as the UE 350vi are, the silicon tips don't hold on the earphones very well after a year. My Shure E2C tips holds very well even after 4 years. But the UE350vi tips falls off when I just brush them on my jacket.

I finally stopped using my Ultimate Ears 350vi when I dropped one of the tips in the sewer when I took them out of the jacket to use.

To be fair, these earphones lasted longer than my Sennheiser MM50i. The left ear still works fine, but you can really only use it as an earphone by then. If the silicon tips were designed better, they would stay on the earphones better.

Would I buy Ultimate Ears again? Perhaps, they are still one of the…

Salisi Gang at Elar's Lechon

Always mind your belongings when you're out. Keep your bags on your lap when you're eating out, don't leave it on a chair, floor or table. Always touch it every few minutes to see if it's still there.

Always be aware of your surroundings, look at the people sitting around you. If you look at their eyes, they make think twice before stealing your stuff.

Adam Saaks in Graz, Austria

This is fashion designer Adam Saaks who makes custom designs by ripping and cutting out t-shirts. Watch. It's amazing.

Dirty Old Man (NSFW)

I always said the Japanese have the craziest shows and this is no exception. They always have shows that are boderline porn, this is like The Benny Hill Show taken up a notched.

From what I can translate, in the end, she said "I know everything".

Here's another one.

Building Collapses At Divisoria

This happened back in 2004, but I only saw the video today. This building was the 5 year old 9 storey SAI Building in Juan Luna.

The nine-story commercial-residential building in Divisoria, Manila which has been leaning precariously for days collapsed at around 4:30 p.m. yesterday, but there were no fatalities as authorities had safely evacuated the occupants.

Elvis - Blue Christmas

From the king of Rock and Roll!

Filipino Dining Tutorial by Mikey Bustos

This is how Filipinos eat.

Best Pole Dance Ever by Jenyne Butterfly

My jaw dropped when I saw this video.

Before the mid 2000s, pole dancing was mostly popular in strip clubs. But pole dancing is actually a form of performing art, a combination of dance and gymnastics. It involves dancing and performing acrobatic tricks with a vertical pole.

There are many professional competition held in many countries around the world and promoters of fitness competitions have been trying to change peoples’ perception of pole dance and to promote it as a legitimate form of dance and acrobatics.

Who Is Mikey Bustos?

You may have seen his funny videos on Youtube with his Filipino accent. But who is Mikey Bustos?

Mikey Bustos was a contestant on Canadian Idol, the Canadian version of American Idol. Here's he's performance on Canadian Idol.

Here is Mikey singing on Eat Bulaga.

Most people probably know more for this though. He's quite funny.

Filipino Coffee Tutorial by Mikey Bustos

Coffee is a big part of the Pinoy lifestyle. Here is Mikey Bustos explaining the Pinoy coffee lifestyle.

Last Christmas - Various Artist

I did not realize there were so many versions of this song. The best of course is still the original by Wham!

"Last Christmas" is a song by British pop duo Wham!, released on Epic Records in 1984. A classic.

For those who like the newer versions, here's the version by Taylor Swift.

And by Glee.

Last Christmas Lyrics by Wham!


Last Christmas, I gave you my heart
But the very next day, You gave it away
This year, to save me from tears
I'll give it to someone special

Last Christmas, I gave you my heart
But the very next day, You gave it away
This year, to save me from tears
I'll give it to someone special

Once bitten and twice shy
I keep my distance but you still catch my eye
Tell me baby do you recognise me?
Well it's been a year, it doesn't surprise me

(Happy Christmas!) I wrapped it up and sent it
With a note saying "I Love You" I meant it
Now I know what a fool I've been
But if you kissed me now I know you'd fool …

Supra Drifting and A Special Wardrobe Malfunction (NSFW)

That's a pretty hard drift.

President Aquino Criticizes The Supreme Court In Front of Chief Justice Corona

President Noynoy Aquino lambasted the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Renato Corona in a nationally televised public forum at the First National Criminal Justice Summit hosted by the Department of Justice at the Manila Hotel.

Mr. Aquino lectured Corona in his speech, telling him that the Supreme Court is accountable to the people and saying its power emanated from them.

“We have no plan to step on its rights or humiliate the credibility of anyone. But we have to go back to the main principle of our democracy. Those of us who took an oath to serve only owe it to one: you who are our boss, the Filipino people,” the President said.

“Now there is one public servant who owes a debt of gratitude not to the people who should be the source of our power, but to a patron who squeezed him into the position, will we rely on him to look at the interest of the people?” he added.

When asked for a reaction after President Aquino's speech criticizing the high court, Corona said, "Magpapask…

TouchFire: The Screen-Top Keyboard for iPad

This is an interesting design project called the TouchFire.

From the website.

TouchFire puts the "touch" back into typing on an iPad. You can now feel where the keys are and rest your fingers on the home row, so you can type as fast and accurately as you can on a laptop. You can even type without looking at the screen. TouchFire cushions your fingers as you type, something both touch-typists and two-finger typists really appreciate. Typing on an iPad is no longer a pain!

TouchFire is ultra-thin and weighs less than an ounce. It attaches to the inside of the iPad cover and folds with the cover, so you can always keep TouchFire with your iPad without it getting in the way.

The Most Stupid Basketball Play Ever

This is the dumbest basketball game I've seen in my life. It's very frustrating to watch but also funny.

I wonder if they thought they were playing football.

By the way, the final score was 114 to 23. Don't ask me how they scored 23.

Mariah Carey - All I Want For Christmas Is You


Queen - Thank God It's Christmas


Freddie Aguilar - Pasko Na Naman


Boyfriends - Oras-Oras


Coca-Cola - The OFW Project

This Christmas, where will happiness strike next? A tearjerker ad from Coca-cola from their Happiness ad campaign.

Band Aid - Do They Know its Christmas

Band Aid was a British and Irish charity supergroup, founded in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia by releasing the record "Do They Know It's Christmas?" for the Christmas market that year. The single surpassed the hopes of the producers to become the Christmas number one on that release.

The record was released on November 29, 1984, and went straight to No. 1 in the UK singles chart, outselling all the other records in the chart put together. It became the fastest- selling single of all time in the UK, selling a million copies in the first week alone. It stayed at No. 1 for five weeks, selling over three million copies and becoming easily the biggest-selling single of all time in the UK.

Enteng Ng Ina Mo

An official entry for Metro Manila Film Festival.

This movie brings together two of the biggest box office draws. Vic Sotto'a Enteng Kabisote and Ai-Ai Delas Alas' Tanging Ina characters, together in one movie.

From the trailer alone, it looks like a very funny movie.

Boyfriends - Kailan


Mo Twister and Rhian Ramos Video

More showbiz controversies. This time it's Mo Twister who's real name is Mohan Gumatay and Rhian Ramos.
This video was supposedly leaked. This video was allegedly taped in a room of a posh hotel in Singapore on July 28, 2010, Gumatay is making a tearful confession about an abortion that actress Rhian Ramos, then his girlfriend, is going to have in an undisclosed location in the city state.

In his Twitter post, Mo Twister denied he was the one who leaked the video. He said, he "sold many of my things including computers that I had erased. Apparently, someone ‘repaired’ the erased files/hard drive and uploaded some personal files of mine. I feel terrible about it.”

He also apologized on his post saying “One thing is clear, I loved Rhian very much and what we went through traumatized me, as other recent incidents have.”

Rhian Ramos is a prized talent of GMA-7 and is being groomed as the next big star. Mo Twister used to be a GMA-7 talent before he moved to TV 5.

Mo Twister is…

Paul McCartney - Wonderful Christmas Time


Steve Jobs describes iCloud -- in 1997

A clip from his famous 1997 WWDC Q&A in which he lays out his vision of cloud computing.

This video shows the vision of Steve Jobs. He is describing cloud computing 12 years before cloud computing was even called cloud computing.

Jonathan Ive - Tribute to Steve Jobs

Jonathan Ive's tribute to Steve Jobs from Apple's Celebration of Steve on October 19, 2011.

Steve Jobs' Vision of the World

This video was taken from the Steve Jobs' documentary titled "One Last Thing".

The world as Steve Jobs saw it:

When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and you're life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money.

That's a very limited life. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.

Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again.

Awkward Physical Contacts

Funny video of awkward physical contacts.

Is Piolo Pascual Gay?

The breakup of KC Concepcion and Piolo Pascual started up the rumors about Piolo Pascual being gay again. Frankly I'm sick and tired of this Piolo and KC news. The other day, I was watching TV Patrol and for that half hour the three major news event was former President Gloria Arroyo house arrest. The disbarment case against Sec. De Lima and the break-up of Piolo and KC.

Guess which one had the longest airtime?

To tell you the truth, what does it matter if Piolo is gay? Would it make your life better knowing that? Filipinos can be very judgmental about gays. On one hand, they accept them if they're comedians or beauticians. But other than that, they won't accept them and ridicule them. Maybe because they feel like it hurts the Filipino macho image. Who knows?

Of course, there's this video going around about Piolo while watching the boxing match of Manny Pacquiao.

There's even a photo that is circulating around the Internet about proof that Piolo is gay. One example…

Palace announces 2012 holidays

From the Inquirer.

What's interesting is that they actually have the Chinese New Year designated as a holiday as well. I believe this is the first time this has been done.

MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III has declared a total of 16 official holidays for 2012, Malacañang announced Thursday.

Aquino signed Proclamation 95, which designated 10 regular holidays next year, five special non-working days and one special holiday.

The proclamation was in accordance with Republic Act 9492, known as the “Holiday Economics,” which was made into law in 2007.

Following are next year’s holidays:

A. Regular Holidays
New Year’s Day: January 1 (Sunday)
Maundy Thursday: April 5
Good Friday: April 6
Araw ng Kagitingan: April 9 (Monday)

Labor Day: May 1 (Tuesday)
Independence Day: June 12 (Tuesday)
National Heroes Day: August 27 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day: November 30 (Friday)
Christmas Day: December 25 (Tuesday)
Rizal Day: December 30 (Sunday)

B. Special (Non-Working) Days

Johnny Mathis - It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

It's December! Only 24 days till Christmas. It's really beginning to look like Christmas!

Philippines' biggest, most modern warship to be deployed

Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Philippine Navy sailors on board the BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (PF 15) throw ropes as they dock during arrival ceremonies at Manila's pier Tuesday. AP

The Philippine Navy will finally deploy its biggest and most modern ship to date, the BRP Gregorio Del Pilar, to the West Philippine Sea this month.

Navy spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Omar Tonsay said the Gregorio Del Pilar is scheduled to be commissioned on December 14 at the Manila South Harbor Pier 13, with President Benigno Aquino III leading the ceremony.

Tonsay said in keeping w