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Co-founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, Colin Kroll, dies of apparent overdose

Dec 17, 2018 - 2:06 PM

Police found cocaine and heroin in his apartment and found his body facedown on his bed, reports say

KROLL. File photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images North America/AFP


Miss Universe 2017: Mikimoto crown makes a comeback

Nov 27, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere crowns Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters with the crown made in Japan

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa 2017 is crowned Miss Universe at the conclusion of the three-hour special programming event on FOX at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, November 26th from the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The new winner will move to New York City where she will live during her reign and become a spokesperson for various causes alongside The Miss Universe Organization. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

Why Miss Universe loves Las Vegas

Nov 21, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The pageant is hosted in Las Vegas for the 6th time

Miss Universe 2016, Iris Mittenaere with the contestants during the welcome event at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Thursday, November 16th. The Miss Universe contestants are touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown in Las Vegas. Tune in to the FOX telecast at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, November 26, live from the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to see who will become the next Miss Universe. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

#PugadBaboy: Alternative Careers

Mar 24, 2017 - 11:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Osep

Dec 17, 2016 - 11:00 AM

5 interesting facts about Miss Grand International 2016 winner Ariska Pertiwi

Oct 26, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Here are 5 things you need to know about the newly crowned Miss Grand International who hails from Indonesia

PAGEANT REGULAR. Ika Pertiwi is a regular at beauty pageants. Photo from Instagram/@ikapertiwi

FAST FACTS: Trivia on the Philippine Senate

Oct 16, 2016 - 12:30 PM

(UPDATED) Rappler compiles interesting tidbits and trivia on the Philippine Senate, which turns 100 this year

100TH ANNIVERSARY. The Senate of the Philippines with Manuel L. Quezon (back of the room) presiding, in the Marble Hall of the Ayuntamiento de Manila. Photo from the Official Gazette of the Philippines

Bookworm Duterte's recommended reads

Aug 06, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Want to know what President Duterte is reading? Here are two books he highly recommends – one about the South China Sea and another about the Mexican drug war

QUIZ: Philippines in the Summer Olympics

Aug 05, 2016 - 7:30 PM

How well do you know our country s participation in the Summer Olympic Games?

IN NUMBERS: President-elect Rodrigo Duterte

May 15, 2016 - 7:15 PM

Duterte set to be the Philippines 16th president has been a politician for 30 years

CAMPAIGN NOTES: 10 things I learned about Duterte on the campaign trail

May 03, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Some amusing things I ve observed about Duterte: he isn t laway conscious and he can be a gentleman

'ORDINARY MAN.' Rodrigo Duterte speaks at a Makati Business Club forum on April 27, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The Lowdown: UST vs FEU – UAAP Season 78 Finals trivia

Nov 24, 2015 - 6:53 PM

Did you know that an ex US marine led FEU past UST when they last faced in the UAAP Finals in 1979? Check out more UAAP Season 78 Finals trivia below

15 things to know about Miriam Santiago

Oct 16, 2015 - 6:01 PM

[My father] said we have a lot of relatives who are criminals so you should be a lawyer says the senator explaining how she ended up choosing a career in law

TRIVIA. 13 things to know about Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. File photo by Rappler

11 things to know about Chiz Escudero

Oct 11, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Among others Escudero is a friend of the President Both love cars and smoking

TRIVIA. 11 things you did not know about Sen. Francis Escudero. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

15 things you did not know about Grace Poe

Sep 16, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Rappler compiles this list from the senator’s previous interviews news articles and stories from family and friends

TRIVIA. 15 things you did not know about Senator Grace Poe. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

The incredible mouth and its incredible uses

Aug 23, 2015 - 9:48 AM

The human mouth has some basic uses but some really take the cake

The Lowdown: 2015 NBA Finals

Jun 04, 2015 - 12:05 PM

Here are some notable trivia about the Warriors Cavs and this NBA Finals

Kiss, kiss: Cool facts on Youtube about kissing

Jul 06, 2014 - 12:57 PM

There s much more to a kiss than the meeting of mouths

FAST FACTS: The Philippine Military Academy

Mar 15, 2014 - 2:00 PM

For over a century the prestigious Philippine Military Academy has been a training ground for the country s future military leaders

Photo from PMA website

January 1 in history

Jan 01, 2014 - 2:20 PM

The first day of the year has witnessed some of the firsts in world history

Cemetery trivia: What now lies above former burial grounds?

Nov 02, 2013 - 2:16 PM

Do you know which sites across the country used to be cemeteries? Check this out.

RESTING PLACE. There are countless cemeteries of interest spread all over the country.

A trove of trivia on Senate bets

Apr 29, 2013 - 8:48 PM

Rappler has come up with an interactive timeline of historical and social milestones where you can generate a number of interesting trivia about the 2013 senatorial bets

TRIVIA: Philippines consumes 35-M diapers a year

Jul 29, 2012 - 9:13 AM

Filipinos consume about 35 million diapers a year according to Procter Gamble Philippines Inc which produces the brand Pampers