Category: World

Pikachu chases down Team Rocket in a thrilling parkour sequence

[youtube] So this is what Pikachu looks like chasing after the baddies. Parkour freerunner Calen Chan leaps and runs his way through a parkour course as everyone's favourite electric Pokémon, giving us a glimpse of how it would look like if Pikachu did parkour in real life. SEE ALSO: Parkour pro takes on huge, crazy course that would surely break our legs Chan, who is decked out in a Pikachu onesie, travelled all the way to Hawaii — which serves as the real life inspiration behind Pokemon Sun and Moon — to film the video. From the video, it looks like Chan purposely fell down in an attempt to fool Team Rocket.  Read more...More about Freerunning, Hawaii, Pokemon, Pikachu, and Parkour

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Philippines plans to make it illegal if you don’t sing the national anthem with sufficient ‘fervour’

Filipino citizens who don't sing their national anthem enthusiastically enough could face penalties. Under a new proposed bill, approved by the House of Representatives on Monday, singing to the national anthem will be "mandatory and must be done with fervour." SEE ALSO: Regulators in the Philippines want to ban rosaries on dashboards and people are pissed If the bill is passed by the senate eventually, those failing to sing with gusto could face a hefty fine of up to 100,000 pesos, or $1,978. All citizens also have to stand at attention during the song facing the Philippine flag if it is displayed, or if not, the band conductor, according to news outlet the Inquirer. Read more...More about Philippines, National Anthem, World, and Politics

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