As if Gilas Pilipinas’ disappointing run hasn’t been enough to drown us in despair, the fact that payday is still a day away has made Miserable Mondays extra, well, miserable.
So to help us shoo away the nega-vibes, we turn to our weekly list of the oddest, coolest, and sometimes awful bits from the weekend. From instant millionaires to updates on the latest sex scandals, we’ve got it all for you, like an old mall chain’s commercial used to say.
1) BALATO SEASON: Man hits P300 million lotto jackpot
This was the numerical combination drawn at the Saturday Grand Lotto 6/55 last September 27. This was also the combination that one person in Cebu City strung together on the way to becoming the sole winner of a cool P294,600,000—to which we said “Good for you, bai!” Now, let’s all feign happiness for the instant Cebuano/Cebuana millionaire as we try to survive the Last Day Before Payday.
Check out an artist's depiction of the said lotto winner:
Read more about it here!
2) LOOK WHAT WE HAVE HERE: Top Gear Philippines checks out Indonesia’s finest motoring angels
Right after the Philippines' International Motor Show, it was Indonesia’s turn to showcase car porn. Unlike our buddies at Topgear.com.ph, however, we forgot to book our plane tickets to Indonesia. So when they returned from the trip, we asked them right away: “May pictures kayo ng mga models? Pa-spot naman!”
Image via Topgear.com.ph
Check out the other photos here!
3) ARMCHAIR JOCK ALERT: WWE 2K15’s first official gameplay trailer has us pumped!
As it turns out, NBA 2K15 isn’t the only “2K15” title we’re earmarking our game funds for. From the same publisher as the NBA 2K series, we’ve got WWE 2K15, which will mark the first time that a WWE title was built from the ground up for new-gen consoles PS4 and Xbox One. It has a new gameplay trailer using footage from the said systems in anticipation of its release on November 18: