Wednesday, August 5, 2009

President Cory Aquino's historic speech before the U.S. Congress

On September 18, 1986, just 7 months after she was swept to power by a popular revolt against dictator Ferdinand Marcos, president Corazon C. Aquino addressed the joint session of the United States Congress during her first visit to the country since she came home to bury slain opposition leader and husband Sen. Benigno "Ninoy" S. Aquino, Jr. in August 1983.


First Part

Second Part

Third Part

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Lea Salonga

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Lea Salonga

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Seven surprising facts and myths about microwave ovens

---Seven surprising facts and myths about microwave ovens---
1 Heating plastics in a microwave can be dangerous
Status: Fact

2 Metals get dangerously hot in microwaves
Status: Myth

3 Microwaves leak unsafe levels of electromagnetic radiation
Status: Myth (at least most of the time)

4 Boiling a cup of water in a microwave can cause it to explode
Status: Fact

5 Microwave ovens cook food from the inside outside
Status: Myth

6 You can't heat oils in a microwave
Status: Fact

7 Microwaves alter food in undesirable, possibly unsafe, ways
Status: Undetermined but unlikely