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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…

Jeremy Lin - Knicks vs Cavaliers Feb 29, 2012

Jeremy Lin and the Knicks after trailing 17 points in the first half came back to win the game against the Cavaliers 120 - 103. Jeremy Lin finished with a double double of 19 points and 13 assist in the game.

Steve Novak was big in the second half making 5 3-pointers to score 17 points and gave the Knicks their first lead of the game.

Here's the highlights.

Jeremy Lin got hit on the first quarter and suffered a bloody nose.

Pre-game interview.

Magic Johnson interview talking about Jeremy Lin.

Here's the full game.

Here's the post game interview.

Post game interview of Steve Novak.

Next game for the Knicks is on Sunday against the Boston Celtics.

"All He Does Is Lin" DJ Steve Porter Remix

DJ Steve Porter premieres a Jeremy Lin remix.

Tupas admits meeting PSBank branch manager when he was 15

From the Inquirer.

After some hemming and hawing, Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr. on Wednesday finally confirmed he and a Philippine Savings Bank branch manager, Anabelle Tiongson, had met before.

In a phone interview over Radyo Inquirer prompted by a photograph that appeared in the social network Facebook on Monday, Tupas confirmed he and Tiongson met at a wedding held 25 years ago.

In the picture, a man wearing a barong Tagalog—identified as Tupas—and a woman in an off-shoulder gown— supposedly Tiongson—are shown flanking a young, newlywed couple.

Asked if he had seen the picture, Tupas said in Filipino: “It was shown to me yesterday, so I remembered. I was 15, that was 25 years ago.”

He maintained, however, he did not know that Tiongson was the same woman who was in the photo with him as part of a wedding entourage.

“You don’t really get to know the other people in such occasions,” he said.

The head of the prosecution panel in the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Coro…

Senator Miriam Santiago Scolds Prosecution Team

Miriam Defensor Santiago scolding the prosecution team during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona.

FHM magazine apologizes over ‘racist’ cover

From the Inquirer.

MANILA, Philippines—A Philippine men’s magazine has apologized and pulled its cover after critics described it as racist.

FHM Philippines said Monday it has decided to change the cover of its March issue which showed fair-skinned actress Bela Padilla in a hot pink bikini flanked by dark-skinned women in black bikinis. The caption said, “Bela Padilla stepping out of the shadows.”
Padilla, a soap opera star, has a Filipino mother and a British father.

The magazine said after uploading the issue on its Facebook page it received a slew of complaints that the cover was racist.
FHM apologized and said it will use a different cover when the magazine hits newsstands in March.

It said it will strive to be more sensitive in the future.
Photo from
What else is new? Filipinos always favor light skin more than their own natural "Kayumanggi" color.

Jimmy Kimmel Live - Movie: The Movie

From Jimmy Kimmel Live, the most star studded movie ever.

Movie: The Movie.

2012 Oscars: Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Ryan Seacrest

I love the reaction of Ryan Seacrest. You can really see he's trying very hard not to get angry on live TV.

Apple sends out invitations for March 7 iPad event in San Francisco

From Appleinsider.

Apple on Tuesday sent out official invitations for a media event to be held next Wednesday, March 7, in San Francisco where it is expected to introduce its next-generation iPad.

The March 7 event will be held at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Calif., the same place the last two iPad unveilings have been held. The invitation features a finger pushing down on an iOS calendar icon with March 7 as the date.

"We have something you really have to see. And touch," the invitation reads.

The inclusion that people will "have to see" the new device is likely a reference to the high-resolution Retina Display that Apple is expected to add to its next-generation iPad. Rumors have suggested the display will have a resolution of 2,048 by 1,536 pixels, which would be twice the resolution of the 1,024-by-768 screen found on the iPad 2.

In fact, the invitation itself could even be a picture of th…

Tiongson and Tupas Wedding Sponsors

From ABS-CBN News.

MANILA, Philippines - House chief prosecutor Niel Tupas Jr. on Wednesday denied rumors that he has multimillion-peso accounts in Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank).

Text messages circulated on Wednesday said Tupas has a P158-million time deposit, a P36-million savings account and a P5.22-million current account at PSBank Katipunan branch.

PSBank Katipunan is the same branch where Chief Justice Renato Corona had P19 million in savings as of December 2010, according to bank records.

Tupas said efforts to link him to PSBank Katipunan and its manager, Annabel Tiongson, insinuate that he was able to procure bank documents for Corona's impeachment trial.

He denied ever setting foot at PSBank Katipunan or meeting Tiongson.

"Wala po akong bank account sa PSBank," he said. "I have never met Tiongson until she appeared on the witness stand."

Sen Jinggoy Estrada, however, said he does not believe that Tiongson and Tupas do not know each other. He said he r…

NBA All-Star 2012 Jeremy Lins World Record Attempt

Jeremy Lin tries to break the world record for most over-the-backboard made shots in 60 seconds.

NBA 2012 All Star Game

If you happen to miss the NBA 2012 All Star Game, you missed some amazing plays. It's one of the better All Star Games I've seen in years.

The game was intense enough that Dwayne Wade even gave Kobe Bryant a nosebleed.

Of course, there were massive slam dunks all around from LeBron James and Blake Griffin.

Here are the highlights of the game.

Kobe also surpassed Michael Jordan's All Star scoring record.

A mini-movie of the All Star game was also made.

And here's the full game.

Here's the top ten plays of the 2012 All Star Games.

OFW families should always think of the day remittances will stop coming--Suze Orman

MANILA, Philippines -- Families of overseas Filipino workers must always prepare for the day that remittances from their loved ones would stop coming so they can better manage their finances, international personal finance advisor Suze Orman said.

Orman, who hosts her own show on CNBC and is a favorite resource person at Oprah, said that families who are dependent on remittances must always think that the money will not flow forever because their loved ones can lose their jobs abroad, can get sick, if not die.

“Anything can happen at any time and the problem that is going on out there [abroad] when one person from over there stops sending money in here, you’ve not only affected one person there but also four, five or six people over here. Then that starts the very dangerous possibility of things going wrong,” Orman said during a briefing on Monday hosted by the Bank of the Philippine Islands.

OFW-dependent families have to understand where that money comes from in order for them to ge…

De Lima bats for review of Anti-Hazing Law

From the Manila Standard Today.

JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima wants a review of the country’s anti-hazing law following the death of a law freshman of the San Beda College of Law allegedly at the hands of her fraternity brothers in Lambda Rho Beta during during initiation rites.

De Lima said that despite the law, fraternity hazing is still practiced, often with fatal consequences as with the tragic death of 25-year-old Marvin Reglos who was subjected to hazing during initiation rites of Lambda Rho Beta fraternity based in San Beda College.

De Lima founded the Lambda Rho Sigma sorority of San Beda College, the counterpart of Lambda Rho Beta.

Reglos’ death also came after the Supreme Court handed down its ruling on the case of Lenny Villa, an Ateneo Law School student who died in February 1991 during initiation rites conducted by members of the Aquila Legis fraternity.

“It’s very unfortunate. Have we not learned our lessons from those past tragedies? There is a need to take a second lo…

NBA BBVA Rising Stars Challenge Lineup

Here is the line up for the NBA BBVA Rising Stars Challenge.
The top photo is team Shaq and the bottom is team Chuck.

Here's a mini movie of the NBA All-Star Friday night.

Here's a collection of interviews and videos of Jeremy Lin during the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge.

Worst Jeremy Lin Puns - Top Ten List

From the Late Show with David Letterman.

Jeremy Lin Interviews

Here are a couple of interviews of Jeremy Lin during the NBA All-Star Weekend.

NBA Celebrity All Star Game 2012

In case you missed it (which I did). Here's the 2012 NBA Celebrity All Star Game.

Here's the highlights of the game.

Bongbong Marcos On EDSA Anniversary

I read this on Bongbong Marcos' Facebook page. No matter your political leanings, I think it's a good read.

In response to several queries (it’s that time of the year -- EDSA anniversary) on my take on the declaration of Martial Law and the events that took place in February of 1986, there is really nothing more I can add to what I’ve already said over the last two decades; and what happened in the past cannot be changed. But just to reiterate my view of that period of our history, and for the sake of those too young or yet to be born in the early 70’s, let me try and summarize how I see it. Martial Law was declared at a time different from now and I say this not only in regard to the Philippines but throughout the world including in western democracies where the youth of those nations rebelled against the established norms of that era. In the United States, armed clashes between civilians and police were frequent and groups such as the Black Panthers, The Weathermen, Students…

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Jeremy Lin & Landry Fields's Nerd Shake

Ever wondered what Jeremy Lin and Landry Field's pre-game ritual it? It's what they call a Nerd Shake. Here's the video.

Here's the breakdown of what they are doing.

Davao - Life Ends Here...for Criminals

I just saw this poster, Davao is well known for vigilante justice and the Mayor is a no nonsense guy when it comes to criminals.

Jeremy Lin - New York Knicks vs. Miami Heat Feb 23, 2012

The New York Knicks lost against the Miami Heat in today's game. The defence of Miami shut down Jeremy Lin holding him to 8 points, 3 assist and 8 turnovers.

Carmelo Anthony had the most points with 19 points but was blocked 5 times.

Chris Bosh was the star of the night with 25 points.

Here's the highlights.

Here's the full game.

Here are some post game interviews.

Jeremy Lin On The Cover of Sports Illustrated

Jeremy Lin the phenom of the New York Knicks made it to the cover of Sport Illustrated for the second week in a row. He first made it to the cover on Feb 20 and the second one on Feb 27.

According to the SI article, he is now more popular than Yao Ming in China.

Photo from NY Daily News.
Here's the link to the latest SI article after the Knicks lost to Miami today..

Wow Mali - Wow Clinic

Joey De Leon's Wow Mali!

Application For Permission To Date My Daughter

Very useful for fathers with daughters.

3 Year Old Girl Crying Over Justin Bieber

Her name is Hailey Jane. She's a fan of Justin Bieber. She cries whenever we stopped the music and she's repeatedly saying that Justin Bieber is not gay!

Walt Mossberg Reviews OnLive Desktop

Walt Mossberg's review of a new app and service that brings the full, Windows versions of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to the iPad, free of charge.

Jeremy Lin - Knicks vs Hawks Feb 22, 2012

The New York Knicks won against the Atlanta Hawks 99 - 82.

Jeremy Lin finished with 17 pts, 9 assists , 2 rebounds, 2 steals, on 6-11 FG in 32:28 mins of play on Wednesday, February 22, 2012.

Carmelo Anthony finished with 15 pts, Fields with 16, J.R. Smith with 12 and Novak with 17. It was pretty even scoring for the team all around. And Carmelo Anthony seems to be coming back and blending with the team very well.

Here's the post game interview.

Here's the full game if you missed it.

Their next game is tomorrow against the LeBron James and the Miami Heat.

Michael (age 23) vs Michael (age 39)

I saw this old Gatorade commercial of Michael Jordan. He's so good, only he can guard himself. Guess who showed up in the end.

WOTL: Miriam's Greatest Hits

Word of the Lourd episode 172 - Miriam's Greatest Hits.

Imagine A World Without Filipinos


Showbiz Government

This is what happens when you have showbiz personalities for politicians.

Jeremy Lin To The Point Interview

An Interview on MSG about Jeremy Lin.

Jeremy Lin Knicks vs Nets Feb 20, 2012

Carmelo Anthony is back in the Knicks' lineup in their game last night against the Nets. Jeremy Lin finished with 21 points, 9 Assists & a career high 7 rebounds. Can you believe he has another career high in 10 games? That makes what now? 38 points against the Lakers which is a career high points, career high 14 assist against the Mavericks and now career high 7 rebounds.

The Knicks lost 100 to 92. This game was more like the Deron Williams show where he scored a season high 38 points.

The Knicks were leading in the beginning, but Deron Williams just killed them. Here are the highlights.

Here's the full game.

Leaked Pacquiao vs Bradley Commercial

Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO) will fight undefeated Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12 KO) on June 9th in a welterweight (147 lbs.) battle.

Here's the leaked commercial

Here's a commentary about the fight from Uncut Sports. Warning (foul language).

Heart Attack vs Cardiac Arrest vs Stroke

What's the difference between Cardiac Arrest and Heart Attack? Aren't these the same as stroke? Know more through this infographic brought to you by The Medical City for the heart month.

Hand Balancing

Holy smokes! This woman is insanely strong!

Bird Feeds Dog Noodles

This parrot is feeding his dog friend some noodles. That's what you call a good friend.

Carmelo Anthony Talks Jeremy Lin Linsanity

Jeremy Lin got his big break when Carmelo Anthony got injured in the Knicks game against the New Jersey Nets. Since Jeremy Lin started playing, the Knicks are 8 and 1 compared to when Carmelo was playing.

Carmelo Anthony is scheduled to return to playing tonight and marks the first time Jeremy Lin will be playing with Carmelo Anthony. The big question on everyone's mind is, how well will Carmelo blend in with the style of play the Knicks are playing right now. Carmelo is well known as a one-on-one playing and a ball hog which bogs down the offense compared to the moving and running style of play Jeremy Lin brings to the Knicks and also the style of coaching of Mike D'Antoni.

In this interview, Stephen A. Smith talks to Carmelo Anthony about Linsanity.

Jeremy Lin Trading Card Auction

Just a few weeks ago, nobody has heard of Jeremy Lin. Now, Linsanity is taking over and his popularity is lifting the value of everything related to Jeremy Lin.

Just like this trading card of Jeremy Lin I saw being auctioned at E-Bay.

This is Jeremy Lin's card as a player for the Golden State Warriors. It's graded BGS 9.5 Gem mint.

As of this writing, the current bid for this card is $19,750 with 29 bids. It still has 4 days to go before the bidding closes.

Check out the bidding for this card on Ebay.

His rise to popularity truly is Linsane!

Jeremy Lin Secret Revelations in Sport Science

John Brenkus and the ESPN Sport Science team look at the elements that help Jeremy Lin on the court: quickness, dribble penetration, and a rapid release.

ESPN fires writer over racial headline about Jeremy Lin

ESPN apologized for inappropriate references to New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin, and said it fired an employee responsible for such headline.

The phrase “chink in the armor’’ appeared Sunday morning on ESPN following the Knicks’ 89-85 loss to the New Orleans Hornets about the Taiwanese-American sensation.

The sports channel also said an anchor for ESPNNews has been suspended for 30 days after using an inappropriate word in asking a question about Lin.

“We again apologize, especially to Mr. Lin. His accomplishments are a source of great pride to Asian-American community, including the Asian-American employees at ESPN,” ESPN said in the statement.

Lin, a second-year point guard with an economics degree from Harvard University, led the Knicks to a seven-game winning streak before the loss to the Hornets.

“They’ve apologized and so from my end, I don’t care anymore,” Lin said, after leading the Knicks to a 104-97 victory over the Dallas Mavericks Sunday afternoon.

ESPN said the hea…

Batman's Night Out

A couple of guys tried to make "Shit Batman says" with Toronto Batman. Well...this happened instead.

Jeremy Lin - Knicks vs Mavericks Feb 19, 2012

The legend of Jeremy Lin continues! The Knicks beat the Mavericks 104 to 97. The Knicks are now 8 and 1 with Jeremy Lin in the lineup. Jeremy Lin ended with 28 points, 5 steals and a career high 14 assist.

Can you believe this kid? He's had several career highs in the last 9 games he played.

Here's the pre-game interview.

During the game, this graphic was shown comparing Jeremy Lin's first seven starts to the NBA's most notable guards like Magic Johnson, Isiah Thomas and John Stockston. His numbers are very impressive and he's already in the history books.

Post game interview.

Michael Jordan - Air time

To be honest, I got interested in basketball again after watching Jeremy Lin. For the longest time, I haven't watched that much NBA since Michael Jordan retired. That was the last time I watched a lot of NBA games other than The Finals. So while browsing through some Jeremy Lin videos, I saw some old Michael Jordan videos and I came upon this video of Michael Jordan.

As anyone will tell you, Michael Jordan is the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time).

"Michael Jordan: Air Time" documents Jordan and the Chicago Bulls' 1991-92 season, including Jordan dealing with his friend and rival Magic Johnson's retirement announcement, gambling allegations, talk of the team possibly breaking the long-in-place season win record with 70 victories, filming a music video with Michael Jackson, and other obstacles throughout the course of the year. The video follows this with the "Dream Team" (Jordan and his fellow NBA stars) gaining worldwide attention as they partake and dominate…

Michael Jordan & Charles Barkley on The Oprah Winfrey Show

Michael Jordan on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 2005. Special guest Charles Barkley. It's an amazing and very funny interview. Great insights from Michael Jordan about the new generation of players and work ethic.

NY Knicks vs New Orleans Hornets Feb 17, 2012

After winning 7 straight games, Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks finally suffered their first loss since Jeremy Lin was put in the line-up when they lost to the Hornets. Jeremy Lin ended up with 26 points and 5 assist, but also had 9 turnovers which really hurt the team.

Here are the game highlights.

Here's the post game interview with Jeremy Lin. Notice that when they win, he credits the team, but when they lose, he only blames himself.

Jeremy Lin Breaks Into MVP Ranking

I think it's a little too early but because of his awesome plays and sudden popularity. Jeremy Lin has broken into the KIA Race to the MVP Ladder.

He's currently ranked No. 10 according to the MVP Ladder. He's holding company with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Chris Paul.

Not only that, Jeremy Lin has been included in the last minute for the All Star games as part of the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge under Team Shaq along with his Knicks teammate Landry Fields.

Putting Up Lin-credible Numbers

This is how Jeremy Lin stacks up against the best players in the league.

Larry Wilmore's Lin-Grown Toenail

Larry Wilmore believes that Jeremy Lin's rise to fame is a sign that Asian Americans are taking basketball away from African Americans.
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David Blaine: Teeth

The illusionist David Blaine pulls out a girl's teeth and well...see what happens next.

The Emergence of Jeremy Lin

From A recap of Jeremy Lin's incredible emergence as a star for the NY Knicks.

"Players playing that well don't usually come out of nowhere. It seems like they come out of nowhere, but if you can go back and take a look, his skill level was probably there from the beginning. It probably just went unnoticed."

-Kobe Bryant to Jeremy Lin after scoring 38pts on Lakers.

Why did he go unnoticed?

When you take a look at his track record, he led Palo Alto High School to 32-1 record and a CIF state title over nationally ranked Mater Dei High as a senior. He was a first team All-State selection and the Northern California Division II Player of the Year among several other accolades.

Then he received no athletic scholarship offers. Not even Stanford, the school right there in Palo Alto, offered him nothing. Lin got zilch, nada. What did he end up doing? Well he went on to Harvard and was a three-time All-Ivy League performer. He was named one of the country’s 12 most …

Apple unveils Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion coming this summer with 100+ new features

Apple on Thursday announced Mac OS X 10.8, dubbed "Mountain Lion," the next major release of its Mac operating system, set to launch on the Mac App Store this summer, with a preview now available for Mac developers.

A developer preview of the forthcoming operating system update was released to developers on Thursday, and Apple has boasted that Mountain Lion packs over 100 new features, including many brought from the iPad and iOS mobile operating system.

"The Mac is on a roll, growing faster than the PC for 23 straight quarters, and with Mountain Lion things get even better," said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. "The developer preview of Mountain Lion comes just seven months after the incredibly successful release of Lion and sets a rapid pace of development for the world’s most advanced personal computer operating system."

What's new

New features introduced with Mountain Lion include Messages, which replaces iCh…

Jeremy Lin finally gets a new apartment, and a place in NBA history

Jeremy Lin's long, national real estate nightmare is over. Like many young professionals working in the New York City metropolitan area, he struggled for weeks to find a suitable living space as his role with his employer was far from assured. Now that his contract option has been picked up for the rest of the season -- and, er, Lin has absolutely set the sporting world on fire with his week and a half of jaw-dropping play for the New York Knicks -- Lin has decided to move into former Knick David Lee's old apartment in the Trump Towers (not those Trump Towers) in White Plains, N.Y., near the team's practice facility.

Lee still owns the apartment, and is subletting it to Lin in the same way he did with current Knicks big man Amar'e Stoudemire last year while the All-Star looked for a Manhattan apartment of his own. This lineage means that Lin is clearly the best defender to have lived between these particular walls. And true to a New York-area's tenant board, some o…

Jeremy Lin - Knicks vs Kings Feb 15, 2012

Knicks wins again! 7 straight wins!

Jeremy Lin finished with 10 points, career High - 13 assists, and 5 rebounds, on 4-6 FG in 26:16 mins of play on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012.

Post game interview.

Post game press conference.

Grace Lee Sees Herself Marrying P-Noy

From Yahoo! News Philippines.

The altar.

That's where Grace Lee says her relationship with President Benigno Aquino III is headed.

In her morning show "Good Times in the Morning" last Wednesday, the Korean-born radio and TV personality was asked by her New York-based co-anchor Mo Twister how long their relationship would last.

She replied, "The full length."

Needled further on where she expected their dates would lead to, Lee answered, "The altar." She added, "I'm praying for this."
Aquino celebrated his birthday on Wednesday, Feb.8, the same day Lee said they were destined for the altar.

The romance between the 29-year-old Lee and the 52-year-old Aquino has been met with skepticism by many who have become used to the President's short-lived romances. Among those linked to him in his almost two-year presidency are Valenzuela councilor Shalani Soledad, who recently married Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo, stylist Liz Uy and stockbroker L…

World's largest floating book fair to visit Manila

From the

MANILA, Philippines - Following in the footsteps of her predecessor MV Doulos, which has visited Manila seven times since 1988, MV Logos Hope is the newest vessel in the GBA Ships fleet. She carries the world’s largest floating book fair and will soon visit Manila on her maiden voyage around the world. This newer and larger ship features a greater space for visitors and more comfortable browsing in the air conditioned book fair and café area.

The book fair on board Logos Hope offers an expanded selection of over 5,000 books at affordable prices. They cover a range of subjects including science, sports, hobbies, cookery, the arts, medicine, dictionaries, languages, and philosophy. With children’s titles, academic texts, dictionaries, atlases and more, the book fair is something the whole family can enjoy. Additionally, the rest of the Visitor Experience Deck is also open for the public to explore. From the Welcome Area, which introduces the new vessel through a sh…

Magic Johnson on Jeremy Lin

Half time comments of Magic Johnson on Jeremy Lin. Magic said, "this guy is for real".

Jeremy Lin's Advice on How To Get Into Harvard

5 quick steps on how to get into Harvard by Jeremy Lin.

Nike Pro Drills With Jeremy Lin

Nike Basketball Pro Training presents Jeremy Lin walking you through his dynamic dribbling workout. Everything that you will need to handle the rock for your team.

Nike Basketball Pro Training presents Jeremy Lin walking you through his dynamic dribbling workout. Everything from the correct technique for changing direction to using explosiveness to blow by your defender.

Jeremy Lin Top 10 Plays

This just came out on The Top 10 plays of Jeremy Lin in the last 2 weeks.

Live Wedding Proposal sa Unang Hirit

Ngayong Valentine's Day, inimbitahan ng Unang Hirit si Chef Diane para ipakita ang iba't ibang sweets para sa Araw ng mga Puso. Ang hindi niya alam ay ang surpresang wedding proposal na inihanda ng kanyang boyfriend na si Jeff! Panoorin ang nakakakilig na proposal na nangyari live on national TV! (Date aired: Feb. 14, 2012)

Jeremy Lin vs. John Wall - Mavs vs. Wiz Summer League 2010 Highlights

This is kind of late, but here's the 4th quarter highlights of Jeremy Lin matching up against John Wall both on offense and defense. Lin playing amazing, impresses the commentators as well as the crowd.

At the start of the game, the crowd was cheering for John Wall. In the end, they were cheering for Jeremy Lin.

This was before he was signed by the Golden State Warriors which eventually cut him.

Chris Webber made a comment that Jeremy Lin will be an NBA crowd favorite. Prophetic words.

Top 4 Reasons Why Jeremy Lin is Better Than Floyd Mayweather Jr

So true, all Floyd Mayweather is all talk nowadays. Click on photo for a larger view.

The Moods of Emma Watson vs Kristen Stewart

This is funny.

The Jeremy Lin story is real magic

From the National Post.

TORONTO — Somewhere in the vast and sudden storm that has gathered around Jeremy Lin — an electrical hurricane that whipped out of a clear blue sky, so powerful that at this point nearly everybody has heard about the incredible weather out East — there is a human story, a story about luck, a story about faith, and above all, basketball. Used to be, Jeremy Lin was a footnote to just about everybody. Now, he contains multitudes.

And so Tuesday, when Jeremy Lin and his New York Knicks — they are his, right now — arrived in Toronto, the storm travelled with him. It was announced he is on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated. At the packed morning shootaround a journalist of Taiwanese descent proffered a sheet of Year of the Dragon stamps, in honour of his birth year and 2012. Some 4,000 seats had been sold since Friday for Asian Heritage night; it was Toronto’s biggest crowd of the year, and it cheered Lin the first time he touched the ball, and every time h…

Photo of Jeremy Lin As A Kid

The Cinderella or Linderella story of Jeremy Lin continues. People are posting stories about Jeremy Lin all over the Internet like what it's like to play basketball with him. I even found one that showed his picture in 6th grade.

Bottom right center photo.

I love the story on the sixth grade where he was late for a game and came in on the 2nd half of the game with his team losing 16 to 10. When asked why he was late, he answered "violin practice". The coach threw him in the game and they went on to win by two points!

In China, an Instant Star and an Emerging Symbol

From the New York Times.

HANGZHOU, China — The clearest sign that Jeremy Lin’s appeal has spanned the Pacific to mainland China may lie not in the 1.4 million Chinese microblog messages mentioning him in recent days, but in a rare failure to meet demand here in the heart of one of the world’s largest centers of pirated garment manufacturing.

“His jerseys have sold out, even including the counterfeit ones,” said Zheng Xiaojun, a 24-year-old clerk here in the capital of Zhejiang province, near Shanghai.

Lin’s stunning success with the Knicks over the last week and a half has captured the imagination of the Chinese, from Communist Party bosses to the often-persecuted Christian minority. He has been particularly popular here in northern Zhejiang province, from which his maternal grandmother fled to Taiwan in the last days of China’s civil war in the late 1940s.

Lin is commonly described in the United States as Taiwanese-American because his parents grew up in Taiwan before moving to the Un…

Jeremy Lin NY Knicks vs Toronto Raptors 2012 Highlights

Jeremy Lin does it again! In a game against the Toronto Raptors where the NY Knicks was trailing most of the game. Jeremy Lin came out as the hero of the game when he went to the basket and got fouled as the ball went in. Making the three point play which tied the game. In the last 18 seconds of the game, with the game tied, Jeremy Lin held on to the ball and used up the clock, finally shooting a 3 point leaving 0.5 seconds left in the game to win.

Jeremy Lin finishes with 27 pts, 11 assists, 6 rebounds and 3 steals. Making this the 6 straight wins for the New York Knicks.

Here are the highlights.

That video didn't really show the best part of the last few seconds of the game. This video shows the miss by the Knicks and get got back the rebound which game them a second opportunity with 18 seconds left in the game and the ball with Jeremy Lin. It was amazing the composure and confidence of Lin.

By the way, notice that the Toronto fans initially was cheering for the Raptors and in t…

Photo of Yao Ming With Jeremy Lin

Photo of the day. Yao Ming with Jeremy Lin. This looks like a father and son picture doesn't it? A father with his 12 year old son.

Real Men Surprise Their Dates

In a special Valentine's Day surprise, a group of men accomplished the unexpected by showing their wives, fiancées, and girlfriends just how much they care. With a little help from Dove Men + Care Deodorant, these men got to sing their hearts out to their loved ones without so much as breaking a sweat.

Scripted or not, it's very touching. I'm sure their wives would not mind it was scripted.

Math Class

Teacher: Pedro, kung meron ako 5 anak sa unang asawa, 2 sa pangalawang asawa, at 4 sa pangatlo, meron akong?...

Juan: Kalandiaan po, meron kang kalandiaan ma'am. Isa kang kerengkeng, haliparot, kaladkarin, makati, mahilig, pariwara, pokpok, imoral, at alembong ka ma'am.

Teacher: Umupo ka na!! ******* mo! Di ka makakapasa sakin ****!!!!!

Jeremy Lin - Knicks vs TimberWolves

Highlights of Jeremy Lin's game from New York Knicks vs Minnesota Timberwolves. Jeremy Lin finished with 20 points, 7 assists, 6 rebounds, and 3 steals, 1 block on 8-24 FG in 38:53 mins of play on Saturday, February 11th, 2012.

I know I've been posting a lot about Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks. But I haven't been excited about the Knicks since Allan Houston was playing.

Here's the post game interview.

I'm still surprised on by how humble he is. Crediting his teammates and not just himself.

Highlights of Casimero vs Lazarte Riot Scandal

This is one of the most awkward situation in a boxing fight, a boxing riot in Argentina. Johreil Casimero knocked out Argentinian Luis Lazarte at Mar del Plata, Argentina last feb 10 to capture the vacant IBF Junior Flyweight Championship but before he was declared a riot happened.

Johnreil Casimero whose record is 16-2 with 10 knock outs was a victim of riot when supporters of the losing boxer Luis "Mosquito" Lazarte (49-11-2, 18 KOs) rushed to the ring and attacked Casimero and his team.

Empty bottles as well as chairs were raining on the ring during the riots. Securities and Police Officers rushed to the stage but damages have been made already. Some fans even punched the entourage of Casimero.

Jeremy Lin CNN From Harvard to NBA Interview 2012

What's so special about Jeremy Lin? Aside from having an amazing week winning 5 games in a row. He's also the only NBA player right now who has a degree from Harvard. The first Harvard graduate to play in the NBA in 60 years and he's also the only Asian American to play in the NBA in the last 60 years. Here's an interview of Jeremy Lin with CNN.

Interview With Jeremy Lin On Good TV

I found this interview of Jeremy Lin on Good TV. A Chinese Christian TV show. I don't really understand most of what's being said because it's in Chinese, but Jeremy Lin talks in English and talks about his challenges in getting into the NBA and how God has plans for his life.

Whitney Houston has died at age 48


Whitney Houston has died at age 48, her publicist confirmed to's parent company ABC on Saturday, February 10.

Publicist Kristen Foster said that the singer had died, but the cause and the location of her death were unclear.

She was last seen Thursday in Beverly Hills. Houston was scheduled to perform Saturday at a pre-Grammy gala for producer Clive Davis.

Houston won six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards and two Emmy Awards during her long career. She was one of the world's best-selling musicians, having sold over 170 million albums and singles worldwide.

Towards the end of her career, Houston became as well-known for her drug use, erratic behavior and tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown.

The singer, who has struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for years, relapsed and returned to rehab in May.

"Whitney Houston is currently in an out-patient rehab program for drug and alcohol treatment,"…

Unofficially Yours Full Trailer

UnOfficially Yours starring John Lloyd Cruz & Angel Locsin
Directed by Cathy Garcia Molina
A Valentine's Day offering of Star Cinema!
Showing in cinemas on February 15, 2012

A Collection of Jeremy Lin Highlights for the Week of February 4 to 10, 2012

Jeremy Lin had an amazing week in his 2nd year in the NBA. Here's a collection of highlights of his game this week ending with 38 pts against the Lakers on Feb 10, 2012.

Feb 4, 2012 against the New Jersey Nets. Stats 25 points, 7 assist and 2 steals.

Feb 6, 2012 against the Utah Jazz. Stats 28 points, 8 assist and 2 steals.

Feb 8, 2012 against the Washington Wizards. Stats 23 points, 10 assist and 1 steal.

Feb 10, 2012 against the L.A. Lakers. Stats 38 pts and 7 assist.

Jeremy Lin's New York Knicks vs Kobe Bryant's LA Lakers Highlights

Jeremy Lin does it again! He scored 38 points and 7 assist against the Lakers tonight scoring more than Kobe Bryant!

Here are the highlights of tonight's game. Really humble guy too.

Half time comments of Magic Johnson on Jeremy Lin. Magic said, "this guy is for real".

Here's the post game interview. I can't believe he is so humble. Possibly the classiest player in the NBA today where almost every player is talking about their own star powers.

Kobe Bryant's comment on Jeremy Lin after their lost to the Knicks.

Kobe Bryant on Jeremy Lin: 'What the [fudge] is going on?'

BOSTON -- After his Los Angeles Lakers defeated the archrival Celtics 88-87 in overtime, NBA superstar Kobe Bryant fielded a number of questions about his next opponent: Former Harvard and current New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin, who has averaged 25.3 points and 8.3 assists in his last three games.

"I know who he is, but I don't really know what's going on too much with him," said Bryant of the Chinese-American sensation. "I don't even know what he's done. Like, I have no idea what you guys are talking about. I'll take a look at it tonight though."

Asked again about the "Linning" or "LInsanity" excitement that's been sweeping the globe, Bryant said, "I don't even know what the [fudge] is going on. What the [fudge] is going on? Who is this kid? I've heard about him and stuff like that, but what's he been doing? Is he getting like triple doubles or some [stuff]? He's averaging 28 and eight? No [stuff].

Philippines Transition to K to 12 Education Program

There's been a lot of confusion, anger and frustration with the Philippines change to the new K to 12 education program that is going to be implemented this year.

Currently, the Philippine educational system is based on 10 years of basic education. Six years of elementary and four years of high school. With nursery and kindergarten being optional.

According to the Official Gazette

The K to 12 program is Kindergarten and 12 years of elementary and secondary (high school).

The model that is currently being proposed by DepEd is the K-6-4-2 Model. This model involves Kindergarten, six years of elementary education, four years of junior high school (Grades 7 to 10) and two years of senior high school (Grades 11 to 12). The two years of senior high school intend to provide time for students to consolidate acquired academic skills and competencies.

What is Senior High School?
2 years of in-depth specialization for students depending on the occupation/career track they wish to pursueSkills a…

Beer Bottle Excavator Trick

Can you imagine how many stuffed animals this guy wins in those coin machines?

Fake P1,000 Bill

I just saw this on Facebook. Looks like there's a lot of P1,000 bill circulating. Be on the alert, just in case.

The Jeremy Lin Effect

Jeremy Lin is making Chinese people look good. Linsanity!

Photo of CJ Corona and Ferdinand Marcos

I just saw this photo comparing Chief Justice Corona with Ferdinand Marcos waving at a balcony. They make it look like Corona is a dictator.