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Saturday, June 11, 2011

The Top Six Longest Mountain Ranges in The Philippines | Trifter

The Top Six Longest Mountain Ranges in The Philippines | Trifter

Here are the six longest mountain ranges in the Philippines with the all the breathtaking views they offer.

Geographically, the Philippines is a mountainous country. Mountain ranges can be found from the northern part down to the southern part of the archipelago.

1.) Cordillera Central (Luzon)


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One of the most popular mountain range in the Philippines is Cordillera Central in the northern part of the country. This massive mountain range is situated in the northern central part of Luzon. Cordillera Mountain Range is bounded by the provinces of Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga and Mountain Province.

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Most Famous Ilocano Religious and Historical Figures (Mga Kilalang Bayaning Ilocano) | Socyberty

Most Famous Ilocano Religious and Historical Figures (Mga Kilalang Bayaning Ilocano) | Socyberty

The figures below are FBIs,"Full Blooded Ilocanos".

Many Ilocanos played a vital role in shaping the history of the Philippines. Here’s a list of popular religious and historical figures of Ilocano blood in Philippine History.

1.) Pedro Almazan

Pedro Almazan was an Ilocano leader from Laoag. He was proclaimed and crowned King of Ilocos and led the First Ilocos Revolt against the Spanish regime in January 1661.

2.) Diego Silang


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Diego Silang, born in Aringay, La Union, was a revolutionary leader who conspired with British forces to overthrow Spanish rule in the northern Philippines and establish an independent Ilocano nation.

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Monday, May 16, 2011

Interesting Random Facts About The Human Body, Places And Others

Interesting Random Facts About The Human Body, Places And Others

Here are some of the most interesting and surprising facts about the human body.

  1. The tongue has 3,000 taste buds, each with sensory nerve connected with the brain that carries impulses which the brain interprets and passes judgment.
  2. The ears have 100,000 auditory cells. Minute nerve ending in the inner ear picks up a particular sound frequency and start vibrating.
  3. Each eye has 130,000,000 light receptors which send impulses to the brain.
  4. The skin has a vast network of receptors. If a hot object touches the skin, some 30,000 “hot spots” will warm of the danger. It has 250,000 cold receptors and about 500,000 touch receptors. The brain pays little attention to messages sent by only a few receptors.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

The World’s Most Colorful Aquatic Animals | Scienceray

The World’s Most Colorful Aquatic Animals | Scienceray

Here’s a list of the world’s most colorful and most beautiful marine animals in the world.

The world is beautiful because it is colorful. You might not consider it beautiful if the world is black and white.

Most Colorful Aquarium Fish


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The Mandarinfish or Mandarin Dragonet is probably the most colorful aquarium fish in the world. It is scientifically named Synchiropus splendidus.

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