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Pinoy invents eco-friendly stove powered by rice hulls

By Shaira Panela/rappler.com – A Filipino inventor believed that there is more to ipa or rice husks other than being a mere good fertilizer additive. Engineer Alexis T. Belonio, a native of Nueva Ecija, started to work with rice husks in 2003. At the time, fuel and energy prices all Read more »

Probe slow, expensive PH Internet – Bam Aquino

By Ayee Macaraig/rappler.com– “Do we always have to pay a steep price for slow and sometimes unreliable Internet connection?” Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV voiced the complaint of Filipino netizens, calling on the Senate to investigate the “slow, expensive” Internet connection in the Philippines provided by telecommunication companies. Aquino’s Read more »

Travel bloggers criticize Pinoy food, provoke online backlash—But was it justified?

By Michael Logarta/gmanetwork.com – When something as near and dear to Filipinos’ hearts as their cuisine becomes the subject of harsh criticism, things are bound to get a little messy. Polish travel bloggers Agnieszka “Agness” Walewinder and Cezary “Cez” Król are “food lovers and new flavor hunters”. They recently Read more »

‘Cyberfucked’

By Paolo Villaluna/Rappler.com – There are many and varied reasons why people fuck. These reasons, despite the preachings of the pure and the just, are not limited to procreation. The reasons may be immoral to some moralities, depraved to other sensibilities, but for as long as both parties – Read more »

Makati and Pasig tagged selfie capital of the world

via rappler.com – According to Time Magazine’s ranking of the ‘Selfiest Cities in the World,’ Makati and Pasig City together create more selfies, or self-shot portraits shared on social media, than any other area on the planet per capita. The Philippines’ financial capital and its bustling neighbor feature 258 selfie-takers Read more »

Charge your iPhone in this Filipino-designed futuristic pedicab

By Rie Takumi/GMA News – What is a pedicab without its distinctly low-tech design? One Filipino-born designer sought to flip trope on its head, however, as he turned the tarp-covered transport into a classy, modern number. Named Eclipse, the pedicab-style design by Kenneth Cobonpue breaks boasts an iPhone docking base, Read more »

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