A picture paints a thousand words. By simply looking beyond antique photos that have withstood the wrath of time, one can learn stories more fascinating than what you usually find in history textbooks. Below are some of the most interesting Pinoy vintage photos with intriguing backstories. 10. Magellan’s Monument (1898). With an iconic presence
There’s more to Philippine history than boring facts and useless details. In fact, it is full of twists, mysteries, and everything nice–just like our typical evening telenovelas. El Renacimiento Filipino, for example, was brimming with some of the most morbid pictures imaginable. From unusual deformities to recuerdos de patay (cadaver photos), this pre-war magazineis
Douglas MacArthur once said: “Give me ten thousand Filipinos and I will conquer the world.” It’s easy to see why he said that. As we’ve pointed out before, Filipinos are a warrior race, often fighting with the odds stacked against them. A glance at the different battles and wars Filipinos
Although the Philippine Revolution, the Philippine-American War, the World War II, and the Korean War are generally what comes to mind whenever someone asks what wars Filipinos fought in, it’s good to know that our ancestors actually played a vital role in the many famous foreign conflicts of history. After
Centuries of infighting and struggling against foreign oppression have forged Filipinos into one of the toughest and bravest races in the world. Our history alone is filled with the exploits of courageous Filipino fighters such as Lapu-Lapu and Gregorio del Pilar. And if that isn’t enough to convince you that Filipinos
Like most high-performing greens, broccoli is high in carotenoids, which help your body rid itself of harmful compounds. Broccoli is the only green veggie with a high level of sulforaphane. Sulforaphane flushes cancer-causing chemicals from the body, making broccoli a champion among superfoods. Other benefits of broccoli include: Increased heart
Tomatoes account for around 80 percent of lycopene consumption. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that fuels disease fighting capability, including battling cancerous elements. Other benefits of consuming tomatoes or tomato sauce are: Preservation of brain and nerve tissues Increased health in diabetic patients Reduction in bad cholesterol Increased heart health
INGREDIENTS 6 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (about 2 1/4 pounds) Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon vegetable oil RECIPE PREPARATION Preheat oven to 475°. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a 12″ cast-iron or heavy nonstick skillet over high heat until hot but not smoking.