Fiercest bird

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 07:58:12 +0000

ALAMIN KAY KUYA KIM By KIM ATIENZA Which bird can catch smaller birds even during flight? Wikipedia says falcons are the consummate hunters of the avian world. They are able to spot, chase and kill prey quietly and efficiently. A bird of prey with long wings and hooked claws that catches small birds in flight, falcons […]

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Yucky foods

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 17 May 2021 03:20:52 +0000

By KIM ATIENZA Does eating get your goat? Try some of these most exotic foods in the world as listed down by Google. 100-Year-Old Eggs in Hong Kong. This is also called Century Egg. Deep-Fried Tarantula in Thailand.          Fried Silkworm, also in Thailand.  Of course, balut (duck fetus) in the Philippines. Grilled dog in Vietnam, […]

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Chicken mula sa dinosaur

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 04:07:28 +0000

In the Jurassic Park movies, you remember how some species of dinosaur could fly? Such probably gave rise to the thinking that chickens and ostriches are thought to be descendants of the Tyrannosaurus rex. That’s according to They probably descended from velociraptor, a dinosaur of the class that gave rise to birds. Archaeopteryx is often called the […]

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Sex practices

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 04:38:01 +0000

By KIM ATIENZA Vaginal cream that contains garlic and thyme is acceptable and considered a popular treatment for vaginitis. Garlic is also good in lowering high blood pressure. The item on vaginal cream reminds me of certain unusual sexual practices in other cultures. There’s an article posted online called 13 Unusual Sexual Practices from Around the […]

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Squirrels sa city

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 07:26:40 +0000

By KIM ATIENZA A friend notes that one early morning recently, as he was doing his daily morning walk in a subdivision in Quezon City, he saw a squirrel up a huge mango tree.  Found out that sightings of squirrels in Metro Manila started in 2007 in Ayala Alabang. Now, squirrels are everywhere: They can […]

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Why 40?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 07:19:03 +0000

BY KIM ATIENZA Life begins at 40? The number 40 has a lot of significance to people, things, and events around us, even from as far back as the biblical times. Forty seems to be short hand for a long time in religion. Jesus spent 40 days fasting in the wilderness being tempted by the devil. […]

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Ampalaya vs cancer

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 04:05:38 +0000

BY KIM ATIENZA I received this on one of my social media accounts recently. It’s probably true, although it carries no detailed scientific explanation or solid study behind it. Nevertheless, I am sharing it with our readers today for what it’s worth. I do believe there is some wisdom behind the message. It says that […]

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Smartest birds

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 09:12:09 +0000

BY KIM ATIENZA There are more than 10,000 bird species worldwide, but which among these can be considered smart or intelligent? According to wingspan optics, crows should probably be at the top of the list when it comes to intelligence. Many scientists believe that corvids – the family of birds that includes crows, ravens, rooks […]

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Golden Shower

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 05:04:40 +0000

BY KIM ATIENZA Aside from flowering trees like Fire Tree, Golden Shower is another popular choice to beautify gardens and roads. In fact, we also suggest it to prettify our highways. Rows of Golden Shower trees are abundant on South Luzon Expressway and also at NLEX. We certainly hope many more of our roads and […]

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Food bits

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 04:15:26 +0000

BY KIM ATIENZA Bamboo cooking is popular among certain tribes in Mindanao, particularly the talainged from Davao del Norte. The process is called Lo-to by natives. Bamboo is used in place of pots and pans in upland areas where they are not available. Dayok is the salted innards of danggit fish. Fishwives preserve the intestines […]

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