Animals behaving unusually days before a calamity is a observable phenomenon in nature. Some cultures link appearances of animals to storms, earthquakes, or volcanic eruptions. One of them is the Oarfish, whose carcass was found days before the recent earthquake in Suriago, Philippines. Oarfish … [Read more...] about Oarfish caught Days after Surigao Earthquake gets Viral
Shigetaka Kurita, the father of emojis, is surprised how his concept of using small emotional icons become a success. Emojis are an integral part of everyday communications nowadays from text messaging, emails, to social networking. Emoji started when Kurita was still working in telecom NTT … [Read more...] about Shigetaka Kurita, the Original Creator of Emojis
"Nagmahal. Nasaktan. Nagselfie..." If you are a Filipino, you might be familiar with these series of words. Did you know that these linguistic pattern cannot be translated literally to English or any language outside the Austronesian family tree? Actually there is no official name for these meme … [Read more...] about “Nagmahal-Nasaktan” Meme is a Filipino Linguistic Treasure
A graduate student of the University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines, has written a research paper about DOTA 2. The unpublished work is entitled "Focal Language Vocabulary and Subculture of the Cebuano-speaking DOTA 2 Community". Methodology involves a mixture of modern and classic … [Read more...] about DOTA 2 Language: What is “GG”?
Defense of the Ancients (DOTA) -- a game that started from the humble beginnings of being a Warcraft III Frozen Throne map, now shines in sophistication being the most popular Multiplayer Online Battleground Arena (MOBA) game as of this date. Most of the players were branded on the stereotype of … [Read more...] about Take This DOTA 2 Survey Now! (FOR FILIPINOS ONLY)