Sunday, September 28, 2014

How Many Left Dead By Typhoon Yolanda

The typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) that struck the Philippines on 8 November 2013 left about 7300 deaths according to this report by According to NDRRMC, 6,300 were reported dead as of 27 December 2013.

Aerial view of Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan.jpg
"Aerial view of Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan" by Russell Watkins/Department for International Development - Aerial view of Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan Uploaded by January. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Other statistics reported by NDRRMC in relation to the effect of typhoon Yolanda as of  17 April 2014. Other statistics were taken from this 27 December 2013 report.


  • 28,689 injured
  • 1,061 missing


  • 3,424,593 families affected
  • 16,078,181 individuals affected
  • 12,139 barangays affected
  • 44 provinces affected
  • 591 municipalities affected
  • 57 cities affected


  • 1,084,762 houses damaged
  • PHP 89,598,068,634.88 cost of damages

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

What Is Facebook's Original Name?

Before Facebook was facebook dot com, do you know what it was?

In 2003, Mark Zuckerberg wrote a program called Facemash. In 2004, he launched the system on the web as In 2005, Zuckerberg's company purchased the domain name for $200,000.

If you are interested on how the original Facebook looked like, search "original facebook jpg" on any search engine's image search. The image is copyrighted.