Opinion

The Ugly Truth in the Beautiful: Seeing Ourselves in Elmer Dumlao’s KAMUKHAMO

What do you see when you face a mirror? Is it the face you want others to see you, the face you actually have and created to represent your identity, or the face that...

30 Things You Need to Throw Out ASAP from RD.com

Hana Hong  Updated: Jan. 12, 2022 You wouldn't think old pancake mix, spices, or makeup could be a problem—but they have the potential to make you very sick. Remove the dangers from your household with...

26 Secrets Rich People Won’t Tell You About Their Habits and Lives from RD.com

Taylor SheaUpdated: Nov. 05, 2021 Most of them weren't always rolling in it. Here are 26 tips from rich people on how to make your money matter. IGOR KISSELEV/SHUTTERSTOCK We’re cheap—and proud of it When you open up...

10 Years of Mastering Scrap Metal: Sculptor Ram Mallari, Sentinel of Steampunk

The first time I encountered the sculptor Ram Mallari, Jr, was when I interviewed him during the opening of his 19th-century Victorian gentleman’s parlor-themed exhibit called “A Gentleman’s Domain.” It’s the kind of place where...

Rosas ang Tinig

Ng pagmamahal: Lumalaban Nang Mahinahon, Walang Dugo Ngunit Lumalatay Gaya ng halik Bawat salitang Bibitiwan Malalim Ang pinaghugutan Mula ugat Ngunit pinayapa Ng paulit- Ulit Na pagrepaso Sa isip, Sa dibdib, Sa palad: Paano nga ba Iaalok Ang paglayo, Pagbalikwas Pagtiwalag Sa sakit? Rosas Ng pag-asang Hindi nananaginip Rosas Sa susong bukal Ng lakas Sa bagong Silang Rosas Sa higpit Ng kamao Di susontok Kundi Kakapit Hahawak Yayakap Gaya ng bulaklak Ubod ng prutas Sinag Ng panibagong Araw

Celebrating the Everyday: Survival through Gratitude and Simple Living

Dear Survivor, Congratulations! For someone who’s turning 50 in September and single, living alone in a tiny rented room that can’t be reached by Internet connection, living with medical conditions that require taking more than two...

3 Reasons Why I Enjoyed Dampa Express & Why You Should Try It, Too

When you crave for fresh seafood for your family dinner or special occasion needs, you'd find yourself very few options. You can either look for a seaside dampa paluto or a Chinese restaurant where you...

3 Reasons Why People Should Try BPO Work at Least Once

Working for a call center or BPO was the last thing in my mind for reasons related to my health, interests, limitations, support, and priorities. Although I've applied many number of times, I'd always end...

3 Practical Reasons I Collect & What My Collections Mean to Me

Which of your collections do you spend the most time, energy and/or money on? My present collections are all purely accidental and very random. They're purely the result of years of getting things here and...

5 Ways to Turn a Bad Thing into a Fountain of Good

How can you not let one bad thing ruin your day? I must admit, not letting one little bad thing ruin your day is easier said than done. This is often very difficult, even impossible for...