Thursday, August 24, 2006

Random Wikipedia Goodness

Hidalgoa ternata is a hemi-epiphytic vine common in montane cloud forests in Costa Rica. It is easily distinguished by its deep orange flowers and ternate leaves.

Apparently, someone on Wiki thinks it can also cure cancer.

Since that one was pretty short, here's another:

Tayabas is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. It was once the capital of the province. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 70,985 people in 15,155 households.Its is noted for having the first transsexual barangay captain in the Philippines,RUVIC REA from Barangay Angeles zone 4.

What the heck is a barangay captain? Not sure I want to know.