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?
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.
*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.
Ever wonder why Gawad Kalinga houses are so colorful? Wonder why MMDA loves to paint the town pink? I always thought that maybe Philippine aesthetic is simply attuned to colorful stuff, but there can also be a practical incentive for these colorful choices.