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GIFT IDEAS FOR THE ZOMBIE SURVIVALIST!!

It can be hard, shopping for the zombie survivalist: by definition, they're prepared to just about anything, and they're used to training themselves to put.
   That said, there are still some great Christmas gifts you can get for your favorite zombie survivalist- and when zombies attack, they could even help save your life!










Firearms Training

   A well-placed bullet is the surest defense against zombies, but learning how to shoot and how to do it well takes time and money. For this Christmas, give the gift of a firearms safety and training course to the zombie survivalist in your life: you'll help them improve their shooting skills and they'll learn valuable skills regarding safety and firearms. The NRA offers training courses around the country from certified firearms safety instructors, and many local shooting ranges and hunting clubs offer training as well.









Martial Arts Training

   The problem with firearms is that they need reloading. As an alternative, consider g…

ARAQUIO FESTIVAL FROM THE PHILIPPINES!!

   Araquio festival is a celebration traditionally held every May in Nueva Ecija. The festival dates back to the Spanish colonial period and is celebrated with a theatrical/religious presentation similar to Spanish zarzuelas, dramatizing the spread of Christianity in the country and the war between Christians and Muslims.









History and Customs

   The name Araquio is said to have come from "Heraclio", the name of a bishop during the time of Constantine the Great. The first Araquio presentation took place in the town of PeƱaranda, Nueva Ecija over 120 years ago. Before modern musical instruments were available, the bands used instruments made from indigenous materials like bamboo. According to Francisco Vergara Padilla, director of the Araquio group in the barangay of St. Tomas in PeƱaranda, during his grandfather's time they used basins and utensils as substitutes.












   Araquio is usually presented in May, during the feast of the Cross. The date of the feast varies from one t…

STRANGE FACTS OF HOW FAMOUS AND INFAMOUS PEOPLE HAVE MET THEIR DEATHS!

Straining to relieve constipation, George II fell off the toilet and smashed his head on a cabinet. He died from his injuries.


   Ken Barger, 47, of Newton, North Carolina, accidentally shot himself dead in 1992 while answering the phone in the middle of the night. He went to pick up the phone beside his bed, but half asleep, grabbed his .38 Smith and Wesson special instead. The gun went off when he pulled it to his ear.









   King Charles VIII of France died as a result of his gallantry. On entering a tennis court in 1498, hw bowed to his wife and allowed her to proceed first. As he brought his head up, it crashed against a low wooden beam, fracturing his skull and killing him.











   Canadian lawyer Garry Hoy fell 24 storeys to his death while attempting to demonstrate the safety of a building’s windows. Hoy was showing visiting law students around Toronto’s Dominion Bank Tower. To illustrate how strong the windows were, he barged into a pane with his shoulder. The window gave way and …

PULILAN CARABAO FESTIVAL FROM THE PHILLIPINES!!

The History

   5000 years ago, people don’t have surnames, they are only identified through their occupation. Labrador (meaning laborer) identifies those who perform hard work in the fields. San Isidro is one of them, a tenant of a certain land. Despite his tardiness he always finishes his tasks for that day. His landlord wondered how the laborer finished his work despite being late, so one time he went to the field to see for himself how San Isidro does his job. Upon arriving at the field he saw an angel plowing the field. In shock and awe the landlord knelt, a scene immortalized in various images of San Isidro Labrador.








The Festival

Pulilan Carabao Festival was created in honor of the carabao, the farmer’s companion in the fields and his helping hand during plantation and harvest, but the main reason on why it was created is to honor their patron saint, San Isidro deLabrador.
   Before the festival, the populace will have Novena for 9 days and for 24 days they will have a procession …