Provided here are the many legends and ancient beliefs associated with the Christmas tree.
Filipinos always express happiness, victory, sadness and mourning through songs, particularly the Kundiman. They did it then, they are doing it now, so the Kundiman will stay forever in our hearts.
General information and interesting facts about saffron - the most expensive spice in the world.
Eggs are extremely useful food as they are used in making so many different kinds of dishes, either as a full menu or breakfast dishes. Eggs are an integral part of cookery and this hubs talks about its many uses in cookery.
This hub talks about the differrent kinds of milk, an important component of our diet.
An A-Z list of different spices used around the world.
Set of three science and nature trivia quiz. See how much science trivia you have in your brain. Have fun!
This hub explains the types of menus that are used in restaurants, hotels, hospitals, schools and other food service outlets.
If you are researching a child's name from the Bible you might just come in the right place. Whether from the Old testament or New testament, the Bible have many fascinating names and inspiring stories.
Handy kitchen measuring tools includes liquid measuring cups, dry measuring cups, measuring spoons, kitchen scales.
You will be surprise of what these little leaves can turn your dish into. By adding fresh herbs in your cooking, a simple dish can be turned into a masterpiece. Not familiar with culinary herbs, this guide maybe of help to you.
A handy reference list. Descriptive list of popular dishes from the Philippines that every Filipino family have enjoyed cooking and serving on their dinner table.
From artichokes to zucchini, this is a list of different types of vegetables, including general information and a buying and storing guide.
A selection of easy, economical and simple Filipino fish and seafood recipes that you can cook. Also includes - list of common local Philippine fishes and shellfish.
Puto - Filipino Rice cake is a all-time favorite,popular snack in the Philippines. Includes recipe, video and some tips on how to cook puto.
Easy mathematics quiz for primary students. If you are looking for a general mathematics quiz for upper primary students this hub contains 3 sets of quizzes ranging from time, money multiplication, addition and division.
Custard apples are often heart-shaped or oval-shaped and have a delicious, mellow flesh that is soft, almost like custard.
General information about mangoes, guide to buying and storing mangoes.
From apple to watermelon, an A- Z list of different fruits and some related facts. Lots of photos included!
Here are some the reason why they are good for you.
Interesting facts about this nutritious fruit and recipe for Guacamole and Avocado shake.
Color of food is an integral part of our culture and enjoyment of life. After reading this hub you will be able to make the right choices and enjoy your food for a better health.
Diwali is the Hindu festival of light, celebrated around October - November each year. At this time lamps or diwas, light up dark nights and the sky ablaze with fireworks. Hindus see Diwali as a time of hope and new beginnings.
Free online verbal analogies practice test.
A comprehensive list of colleges and universities situated within the metropolitan area of Manila, Philippines.
Are you an Elvis Presley's fan? How well do you know Elvis? Here is a set of three Elvis Presley trivia quiz, that will test your knowledge. Free!!!!
Santa Claus/Father Christmas/St Nicholas - this is the story of how a bishop of Myra in Asia Minor in the 4th century(St Nicholas) becomes Santa Claus as we know him today.
This article explains the basic electrical concepts of current voltage, resistance and electrical polarity and list the effects of current flow in an electrical circuit.
Leonardo Fibonacci was the greatest European mathematician of the Middle ages. He was born in Pisa in Italy circa 1170 and died some time after 1240. He introduced the Fibonacci numbers and the Fibonacci sequence for which he s best remembered today.
George Boole was a mathematician who helped to establish modern symbolic logic. The design of modern digital computer circuits is based on his algebra of logic called Boolean Algebra. He was born in the...
All about the Philippines Trivia Quiz with answers. It covers a wide range of topics such as history, geography, and general information about the Filipino people, places and culture.
Free Trivia Quiz. Test your general knowledge. Three sets of General Information Trivia Games for you to enjoy.
A list of phobias related to different animals.
Many writers used animal similes to describe their characters attitudes and personalities. Here is a list of commonly use animal similes.
Free Science trivia questions with answers. Test your general knowledge with these three sets of trivia quiz.
Free three sets of mathematics trivia quiz with answers for you to use at home at school or at a fundraising event. Plus a bonus Number Skills Quiz. Have Fun !
A growing collection of trivia quizzes: topics includes General knowledge, Mathematics, Science, Harry Potter quizzes, Filipino trivia quiz, Christmas trivia quiz. Provided free and with answers.
Let us look on the symbolic roles that numbers have played in different cultures, religion, beliefs and human thoughts.
A collection of quotations from the writings of Dr Jose Rizal, Philippine National Hero.
A hub that will acquainted you with the diferent types of climber and understand a little more about how and where they grow.
A short biography of Dr Jose Protacio Rizal,(June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896). Philippine National Hero. He was a nationalist and the most prominent advocate for reforms in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era.
A collection of online links that you can browse to know more about the life during the Ancient Egypt. Great for assignments and school projects.
Short reflections taken from various source. inspirational phrases and thoughts may bring the wisdom of the ages into our lives. I hope you will enjoy them as much I enjoy putting them together.
Kare-kare or kari-kari is a popular Filipino dish. It is a Filipino version of the beef stew, flavoured and thickened in a peanut - based sauce, with a variety of vegetables.
The recorder is an end-blown whistle flute made from wood or plastic. its name comes from an old word which means to 'sing like a bird." This refers to recorder's sweet and gentle tone. The recorder has seven finger holes and thumb hole.
Here is a collection of 40 questions ranging from easy to difficult about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling, the second in the Harry Potter series. It follows Harry, Ron and Hermione through their second year at Hogwarts.
A collection of quotes about what a friend should be and what friendship is all about, quoted by writers, authors, great men and women and everyday people like you and me.
Facts about the Olympic games, includes YouTube videos and links to others sites. A great resource for primary and high school students doing assignments and project.
The Queen Victoria Building fills an entire city block bound by George, Market, York and Druitt Streets. There is so much history to see when you visit this unique building.
A collection of quotations, gems of thoughts from various writer, poets and great men and women who have shared inspiring wisdom about books.
Step-by-step cooking instruction for leche flan, a favorite and popular dessert in the Philippines. Leche flan is similar to a cream caramel.
Find beautiful and inspiring quotations about roses, written by poets and great writers who were inspired by this beautiful flower called Rose.
Several quotation hubs, which includes quotations about birds, travel, sculptures, Christmas, love, wise Chinese sayings and wisdom from the Bible.
The Bahai' Temple in Sydney is one of the only seven Houses of Worship in the world and is a prominent and well-known landmark in its region.
Explanations of the different Catholic symbols. These symbols act as badges of faith, teaching tools, and aids on the journey towards understanding complex philosophies.
A short overview of the cold war, the name given to the period from 1945 to 1990 when a high level distrust existed between the USA and the USSR. communism.
Discover how to use simile and metaphor and how it will create images or pictures in the minds of the readers.
The topic included in this hub are: Chinese great inventions,The Chinese Flag, the Great wall of China, Food and Drink and China's Icon e.g Panda, Terracotta Warrior. Great resource material for high school assignments and projects.
A short article about the life of the first Filipino saint and martyr - St Lorenzo Ruiz. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II during the Papal visit in Manila on February 18, 1981 at Luneta Park . He was canonized on October 18, 1987 in Rome. Lorenzo Ruiz's feastday falls on September 28.
Read the legend of the Nian monster. Accordingly the Chinese people celebrate in remembrance of this legend and still continues till today!
Inspiring and positive affirmation on the beauty of flowers. Includes thoughtful proverbs from different cultures from the minds of great leaders, painters, great men and women.
First Name Almanac is a software where you can use for business to create a lovely printouts of the meaning of your name. Great for gifts and a great business idea.
Christmas Trivia Game is fun for the whole family, it is one way of enjoying the Christmas season without much expense and to sneak in "quality family time" and a great way to learn more about Christmas.
This collection of Christmas sayings and quotations includes sharp-witted, hilarious one-liners, sincere and thought-provoking musings, and everything in between. These quotes come from prominent personalities, politicians, religious leaders, movie actors, poets, writers, and other celebrities.
A list of different ways to say "Merry Christmas" in many languages, one resource that will help you communicate the greetings for the season.
A collection of popular and favorite Christmas carols for kids. I've included YouTube clips and interesting facts about the Christmas songs.
In this hub will find interesting things that you may not know about Australia.
Examples of acrostic name poems using girls name and some suggestions on how to write acrostic name poem.
An acrostic poem is written so that you can read a word downwards using the first letter of each letter. Each line starts with a word beginning with the designated letter. Here are examples of acrostic name poems using names of boys.
A collection of interesting facts about the colour/color red.
A photo gallery of colourful bougainvilleas. An evergreen woody semi-vines with thorns, with masses of papery, petal-like bracts which surround tiny, tubular white flowers.
Filipino proverbs, or salawikain, echo the values of the Philippines. The values and lessons they impart to us still hold truth to this day.
The celebration of Christmas in the Philippines is quite different from the other countries of the world, it is the longest of the Philippine festivities stretching for over 3 weeks. This makes the Filipino Christmas celebration one of the longest Christmas season in the world.
Step-by-step instructions on how to cook basmati rice using the stove-top method or the rice cooker.
Acrostic name poems are simple poems in which the first letter of each line forms a word or phrase vertically, it uses each letter of the name to begin an inspiring phrase.
Sepia tone is a type of digital photo in which the picture appears in shades of brown. Before the invention of digital photography, sepia can only be produced in the darkroom, now you can create sepia tone by using your camera's software.
As a parent, naming your baby is one of the most important task you will ever undertake. Choosing a baby's name can be the most fun part of expecting a child but it is not an easy task.
A traditional Filipino style meatloaf, wrapped in an aluminum foil and steamed. There are so many ingredients needed and preparation time to make this recipe, but once it is prepared and cooked it can be stored and freeze, it is the perfect dish for those unexpected guests.
Digital photography has changed the way we take pictures. Now, you can look at it on your camera's LCD screen and you can take as many as you like and store it in your computer and edit it in your leisure time.
The following Aesop Fables are included here: The dog and his reflection; Two travelers and a bear; The crow and the pitcher; The fox and the grapes; Belling the cat; The Young crab and the mother; The Gnat and The Bull.
Kiwi fruits are fuzzy -skinned eggshaped fruit known as the Chinese gooseberry was introduced to New Zealand from China.
Step by step guide on how to make Polvoron /Pulvoron, a powdered milk candy made of flour, powdered milk, sugar, butter . It is so easy, even the kids could do it.
Simbang Gabi is a Filipino Christmas tradition. It is a series of nine dawn masses on the days leading up to Christmas. The masses can start as early as 4:00 a.m. It begins on December 16 and ends at midnight on the 24th of December, Christmas Eve.
A collection of Filipino Riddles (Bugtong) about fruits, with answers.
Caroling is a part of the Filipino Christmas tradition. Once the Dawn Mass known as "Misa de Gallo" or "Simbang Gabi " starts, carolers will be on their feet singing Christmas carols from house to house.
Parol is a traditional Filipino Christmas decoration, a five point star-shaped Christmas lantern. Parol reminds the Filipino Christians of the star of Bethlehem that guided the Three Wise Men on their way in search of the new-born Jesus.
Christmas is the season of gift giving. In keeping with the tradition of giving, Filipinos have their own version of exchanging gifts called "Monito Monita." It's similar to Secret Santa or Kris Kringle, but it has its own unique rules and variations.
A collection of Filipino riddles (Bugtong). A great resource material for primary and high school students doing assignments or projects.
New Year's eve celebration in the Philippines is quite different compared to other countries. Filipinos literally start the year with a bang, with lots of firecrackers. This article also includes some of Filipinos New Year's beliefs and practices.
A collection of Chinese proverbs, that gives a reader a glimpse into the lives of the Chinese people. Their wise sayings are drawn from experience of their daily lives and observation.
One of the main causes of missing of what you are reading is a lack of concentration. When your attention wanders words slip by and leave you with little memory of what you have read. Read more to find out.
A collection of quotes from men and women who have express their thoughts and feelings about this wonderful feeling called LOVE.