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Simple machine powered by dry ice

EVERY chance we get, we want to feature Filipino inventors who make a difference.

On “Matanglawin” TV show recently, we presented a simple machine engine made from lego created by students of St. Joseph’s Academy.

Young engineers JD, Paul, Nathan, and Diane created a simple machine that uses alternative power sources. The machine runs through pressure created by adding dry ice with water.

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TRIVIA PA MORE (Various Sources): The largest bell in Asia hangs at the belfry of the 221-year old Panay Church. It is 7 feet in diameter and 7 feet in height, and weighs 10.4 tons. Its tolling can be heard as far as 8 km. away. It was casted from 70 sacks of coins donated by the townspeople as a manifestation of faith and thanksgiving.

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The World Cup, which was instituted in 1965, is contested annually by the national champions of the Federation Internationale des Quilleurs (FIQ). The highest number of wins is 4, by Filipino bowler Rafael “Paeng” Nepomuceno:

1976, 1980, 1992, and 1996.

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Filipino Eriberto N. Gonzales, Jr. consumed 350 chilis in 3 minutes at the annual Magayon Festival chili-eating contest held at Penaranda Park, Legazpi, Albay on May 27, 1999, making it to the Guiness Book of World Records for the most chilis eaten.

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The 900 sq m Relief Map of Mindanao in Dapitan City was personally done by Dr. Jose Rizal. It was used as a device for teaching history and geography to townsfolk.

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The Zamboanga Golf Course and Beach Park was founded in 1910 by Gov. John Pershing.

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