Archive for February, 2011

Another testament to how beautiful the Philippines really is.  The Sports Illustrated swimsuit models travel to the Philippines to shoot.

What a great way to promote the beauty of the Philippines!  There are 7,107 reasons to love the Philippines and some of them are featured in this promo by the World Wildlife Fund starring  Marc Nelson and Rovilson Fernandez, the National Ambassadors.

Let’s keep the world awesome!  Let’s keep the Philippines awesome!  I love the Philippines.  Boom De Yada

Out of curiosity, I took the Medical Specialty Aptitude Test of the University of Virginia School of Medicine.  Got the information about the website from a friend’s multiply account.  After years of being out of clinical practice, I found myself answering the 130 questions of the aptitude test ticking the statements that most apply to me.  After 10 minutes, the results of showed this:

If I’d chosen to practice clinical medicine, I most probably would’ve specialized in interventional radiology.  It is one of the more exciting ‘benign’ specialties and it pays a lot. $_$

From the 15 listed, radiology may be the only field I would ever think of training in.  I wouldn’t even put half those listed in my top 10 choices plus, I probably wouldn’t qualify anyway.  But it’s okay.  I may not have followed the usual path a doctor takes, but what I still love what I do.  It’s just nice to think about what could have been.

Choreo Cookies, Vibe XV

Posted: February 25, 2011 in dance
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This was from 2010’s Vibe Dance Competition.  The Choreo Cookies bagged the top prize with this amazing routine which features ‘smooth’ choreography!  These guys are so creative in coming up with different concepts for their hip hop dance routines!  I simply cannot get enough of this!  I probably already watched this more than 25 times and still marvel at the creativity and originality each time.


ANBU black ops

Posted: February 25, 2011 in dance
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The ANBU (暗部, Dark Side), short for Ansatsu Senjutsu Tokushu Butai (暗殺戦術特殊部隊, Special Assassination and Tactical Squad; English Version: ANBU Black Ops) are characters from my favorite anime, Naruto Shippuuden.  But this is not about Naruto.  This is about dance.  This is about a collaboration of dancers from different groups.  This is about a spectacularly amazing dance-storytelling.  See for yourself.