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494 Years and One Day Ago Today

April 28, 2015: One of Europe’s most famous explorers – right up there in the ranks with Columbus (the Americas), Cabot (North America) and Vasco de Gama (India via Cape of Good Hope) – is Ferdinand Magellan. 620 more words

Philippines

Kidlat Tahimik's Balikbayan #1: a quintessential Filipino indie film

Balikbayan #1 has nothing remarkable for the average Filipino moviegoer, provided he actually gets the unlikely opportunity to watch it. The film would probably come across as a bad movie even, given the Hollywood-satiated audience’s expectations of a ‘movie’: thrilling, spectacular, and highly entertaining. 956 more words

Films

Beyond the storms lies the Pacific

In 1520 the explorer Ferdinand Magellan battled for a year to find a passage around the tip of South America, encountering some of the worst weather anywhere on earth. 123 more words

Faith

History Lesson 100 Essay

In 1480, in Portugal, a great explorer was born. His name was Ferdinand Magellan. When he was 10, he was orphaned, and then brought to a Portuguese Court, where he would grow for many years. 138 more words

History

Recess: Spring 2015 Syllabus

Recess (REC 100)
M/W 2-3:20PM
328 Hard Patch of Grass Behind The Library

Course Description:
Let’s face it – you need 3 more junk credits to graduate. 264 more words

Lapu-Lapu Shrine

Lapu-Lapu is a Filipino hero and was the ruler of Mactan, Cebu who fought and killed the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in the Battle of Mactan back in 1521.

Travel

Book Of Da Week: Over The Edge of the World

HISTORY this week and one almighty story about the first circumnavigation of the globe! Now “circumnavigation” is a mighty big word and it took us quite a while of studying its etymology before we could begin American historian Laurence Bergreen’s tome. 347 more words

History