Today I Learned about Orthorexia

When I was reading Women’s Health September 2011 issue, the article “When Good Eating Goes Bad” by Mary Rani M. Cadiz caught my attention. It talks about orthorexia, which is an eating disorder that compels a person to be overly obsessed about eating healthy food. Weird right? How can eating healthy food be unhealthy?

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Today I Learned: Salvador Dali Almost Painted a Filipino Beauty Queen

Before I knew who Salvador Dali was, I already fell in love with his painting The Persistence of Memory.

I loved that painting, but I didn’t try to find out who the painter was or what the painting was called. Only when I watched him on a game show called What’s my Line? did I get really interested in him.

I found this clip on Brain Pickings, and I was fascinated by Dali because he was weird, and he had so many talents.

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Today I Learned Something Weird: Chinese Tribes Who Crush Noodles

*Note: If Filipino words are used, they are translated below

I was listening to the audio recording of The Economist when I came across an article entitled, “Ant Tribes and Mortgage Slaves”. The article talked about Chinese tribes, and of all the tribes mentioned, the most memorable one was the crush-crush tribe.

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