President Rodrigo R. Duterte meets with US Secretary of State John F. Kerry during a courtesy call at Malacañan Palace, June 2016 (Picture Credit Presidential Communications Operations Office)

The Philippines has to finally let go of the United States. The Philippines has flirted with this political sentiment since President Rodrigo Duterte took office in 2016, yet this flirtation has not amounted to any decisive action.

President Duterte has expressed a desire to become independent from US support but…

At the beginning of Book 6 in the Metamorphosos, we see yet another struggle between gods and mortals when Athena and Arachne engage in a weaving contest. At the start of the book, Athena wishes to be praised and decides to visit Arachne, who refuses to worship the goddess. Arachne…

Start of something new hmmmm

Via Freepik

I woke up and decided to have eggs for breakfast

Well, eggs mixed with ham to be more accurate

I lit up the stove and poured a thin layer of oil onto the pan

Shredded the ham into small pieces with my hands instead of a knife

Makes me feel like a cool chef that way

Forgive me Ramsay

Cracked the eggs like a woodpecker and the real fun begins

I want to eat something with taste, so let’s rain some pepper too

Whipped and mixed is the key

Yellow, fluffy, and ready

Place it on toasted bread and yellow cheese

Not it’s a sandwich

It’s delicious, what more can I say ?

The Haiyang Shiyou oil rig, the first deep-water drilling rig developed in China PC: SCMP

Last month, it was announced by government officials that the Philippines’ six year moratorium in the South China sea would be abandoned. This shift in position came at the recommendation of the country’s energy department and was approved by President Rodrigo Duterte. According to Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, this reopening…

Menotti across the pitch during an Argentina match — ESPN Sports Center

Throughout the history of football, few managers have imprinted the soul of the beautiful game like César Luis Menotti did. Nicknamed “El Flaco”(the Thin One), the cool dressed and poetically spoken Menotti is remembered for managing a vibrant Argentina side to their first World Cup win in 1978 on home…

Kunimitsu and Ana in the compilation of fighters. Source: YouTube

If you were to ask any serious gamer to make a list of the greatest cinematic introductions in video game history, one would find Final Fantasy VII, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Kingdom hearts 2, Fallout, Assassin’s Creed 2, System Shock, and, of course Tekken 2. The sequel…

Picture: Peter Apian’s Cosmographia (1539)

Initially, Ovid’s origin of the cosmos resembles that of Plato’s Timaeus. Like Plato, Ovid seeks to oppose a Heraclitian understanding of the universe, which is to say one that is in complete chaos without purpose. From line 10–20 we get a Heraclitian description of the universe with phrases like “Cold…

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