Philiipine Traditional Costumes

Originally posted on w0wphilippines:
    The Philippine Costumes ? Barong Tagalog for Men Barong Tagalog, the official national costume of Filipino men, originated from the northern part of the Philippines, and is originally made of jusi or pineapple cloth called “pina” (woven from pineapple leaves). It is worn over a Chinese collarless shirt called camisa de Chino. It exhibits the loose, long lines… Continue reading Philiipine Traditional Costumes

12 Things Being Fat Taught Me

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Shutterstock 12. People DO judge you for being fat. It’s true! They do it! I’ve been criticized by teachers, clerks at clothing stores, fast food workers, and even random strangers on the street. I’m not the pity party throwing type; so don’t assume that’s my agenda with this one. However, the fact of the matter is so many people think… Continue reading 12 Things Being Fat Taught Me

An Unexpected Benefit of Reading

Originally posted on The Little Engine that Couldn't:
I’d caress this book all day. All over the world, teachers are trying to convince their students that reading is in fact, great, and that everyone should do it. The students usually respond to this with a casual shrug, then return to doing drugs and fornicating in the bathroom, or whatever it is normal teens do.… Continue reading An Unexpected Benefit of Reading

The Science of Stupid: Galileo is Rolling Over in His Grave

Originally posted on TIME:
So here’s a fine howdy-do for Galileo Galilei: Exactly one day—one flipping day—after the great man’s 450th birthday, on Feb. 15, 2014, a study by the National Science Foundation (NSF) revealed that one in four Americans does not know that the Earth orbits the Sun. That’s roughly 78 million people, or six times greater than the entire population of Galileo’s native… Continue reading The Science of Stupid: Galileo is Rolling Over in His Grave

Stop dressing so tacky for church

Originally posted on CNN Belief Blog:
By John Blake, CNN (CNN) — If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy.… Continue reading Stop dressing so tacky for church

23 Things Only Girls With Guy Best Friends Understand

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
sabley (1) People will always assume you’re dating. They will ask you repeatedly. Gush about you. Demand that you give them a chance (because it’s obvious you’re meant to be) and tell you that you should totally date. (2) Some girls will hate you. There’s always that girl who’s vying for your best friend’s attention. Maybe because he’s hot, or… Continue reading 23 Things Only Girls With Guy Best Friends Understand

There’s A Surprising Reason Why You’re Going To Want To Share This Article…

Originally posted on Fifty Grains of Rice:
No exciting, weird or inspirational story this time. You might surprise yourself, however, by becoming a part of history. This is one of those rare opportunities to actually be a part of creating something new under the sun. Currently, the word “Crowdfeeding” doesn’t mean much. It’s some pointless word that’s not even in the dictionary. That’s about to… Continue reading There’s A Surprising Reason Why You’re Going To Want To Share This Article…