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B-52 defies generations of successors and obsolescence

The B-52, originally scheduled for retirement generations ago, has outlived its replacement. And its replacement’s replacement. And its replacement’s replacement’s replacement.

Amnesty International in outrage over public support for Duterte

With Rodrigo Duterte gunning for the presidency on an anti-crime and corruption platform, human rights group Amnesty International said they are worried the mayor would openly violate human rights once he becomes president given his open support for tough measures against crime.

THE TURNAROUND – The brash Rodrigo Duterte humbles himself before the Church that he cursed for traffic

After cussing at Pope Francis and his visit for the traffic, albeit unintentionally, the Punisher decided that if he is to set an example, he should lead by subjecting himself to the same harsh brand of punishment when he clearly does something wrong.

JIHADISTS BEWARE – US military opens all combat roles to women

The US military will let women serve in all combat roles, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday in a historic move striking down gender barriers in the armed forces.

CONQUERING THE CONQUEROR – PH firm buys out Spain’s biggest wine company

The November 30 2015 purchase solidifies Emperador’s position as the world’s largest brandy company and makes the Tan-led firm one of the largest foreign investors in Jerez, the brandy capital of Spain.

Mafias to ISIS: Don’t even think about setting foot in New York!

If even the evil-branded Italian Mafias, noted loansharks, criminals, assassins, gamblers and con men condemn something greatly evil, you’ll know that even evil has standards.

SUCKS TO BE HIM – Man called Phuc Dat Bich repeatedly bumped off Facebook thinking his birth name’s a hoax

A Vietnamese-Australian man, named Phuc Dat Bich has been repeatedly banned in Facebook for ‘bearing a false name’. The problem is, it’s the man’s real name.

Govenment-sponsored loans for purchase and installation of solar panels now possible in PHL

State-owned Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG) now offers loans for the purchase and installation of solar panels, the fund’s president and CEO on Thursday said.

NO MORE SUPERSTITION – Vancouver, CA now prohibits skipping ‘unlucky’ numbers in new buildings

Newer generation of buildings will at last do away with superstitious skipping of floors with 4 or 13, 14, or anything with 4 in it.

NOW HIRING? – Ubisoft invites aspiring Filipinos to submit resumes

Aside from giving the Filipino gaming community a glimpse of these two games through demo kiosks, Ubisoft also invited attendees to submit their resumes for an opportunity to join the company.