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Stealing from the Dead: The Gruesome Tale of Body Snatchers in New York City

Have you ever heard of the “body snatchers” of New York City? These were individuals who stole corpses from graves and sold them to medical schools for dissection and study in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The practice of body snatching, or grave robbing, had been going on for centuries, but it reached …

Filipino Christmas

From Noche Buena to Misa de Gallo: A Look at the Rich Culture of Filipino Christmas Celebrations

Filipino Christmas / As a proud Pinoy, I’ve always loved the unique and sometimes bizarre traditions that come with celebrating Christmas in the Philippines. From the colorful parols (lanterns) to the endless rounds of Noche Buena feasts, there’s no denying that Christmas in the Philippines is a truly special experience. But as much as I …

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Hubad na Katotohanan: The Story Behind Eraserheads’ “Magasin”

Eraserheads’  “Magasin” is a must-hear song that perfectly captures the bittersweet feeling of growing up and moving on from past loves. Eraserheads / As a longtime fan of the Eraserheads, “Magasin” has always been one of my favorite songs. From the very first time I heard it, I was struck by its catchy melody and …

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Office Background / Top 5 Tips To Help You Find Success as a Remote Learning Instructor

Today’s technological advances have enabled many children and adults to both learn and work in remote settings. However, due to the differences in learning styles, remote instruction can be challenging. As an instructor, you may have created an office background free, developed a curriculum and created learning materials, but your students and trainees may still …

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ShopeePay Phillippines / How to Transfer Cash from PayMaya to ShopeePay E-Wallet for Free

Nowadays, most banks, including e-wallets companies, impose convenience or transaction fees on their online users.  If you are the type who wants to save a few pesos for your digital transactions, I have found a way to avoid the service charge for a fund transfer to your ShopeePay Philippines e-wallet. While the amount involved may …

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ShopeePay / Send Money from ShopeePay to any Bank or E-wallet for Free

ShopeePay / We already know how easy it is to send money online—all it takes is a few taps on your phone and you’re done. Convenient and ideal, right? Yes, but only if you’re sending money to someone with the same bank account or e-wallet as yours or else you need to pay extra fees. …

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Samsung Galaxy A73 5G / Game like a Mobile Legends pro with the Samsung Galaxy A73 5G

The Philippines has seen a 98.5 percent increase in the smartphone segment market in 2021. During the height of the pandemic, the Philippines’ use of mobile gaming apps grew at the highest rate according to the Global Web Index (GWI). Ninety-eight percent of Filipinos aged 16 to 64 own a smartphone, and 72 percent of …

Virtual Pag-ibig

Pay your Pag-IBIG Contributions Using Virtual Pag-IBIG

Virtual Pag Ibig (VP) is an online service of PAG-IBIG Fund that allows users to perform their transactions at any time and place through the internet. How does virtual PAG-IBIG work? Virtual Pag-IBIG  is an online service of the Pag Ibig Fund that provides its customers with access to their accounts 24/7. This means that …

OFW / Pag-IBIG Contribution Now Mandatory for OFW:  How to Get Pag-IBIG ID and Pay Monthly Contribution

Overseas foreign workers (OFWs) must apply for Pagibig membership and pay the corresponding monthly contribution under Republic Act 9679. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and the Pag-IBIG Fund recently issued an advisory reminding OFWs to get their Pag-IBIG Membership Identification Number (MID). Moreover, OFWs must also pay their monthly contributions through the POEA’s system. …