Yahoo Philippines' top 5 viral stories in 2021

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Yahoo Philippines looks back at five of its most viral stories of the year.

Tricycle makes history by crossing Golden Gate Bridge

(Source: @tnt_traysikel/Instagram)
(Source: @tnt_traysikel/Instagram)

A humble Philippine tricycle, dubbed TNT Traysikel, becoming the first such motor vehicle to cross the famous Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, is bound to become an instant viral hit.

How often should you #ChangeOil?

(Source: Shared Quotes/Facebook)
(Source: Shared Quotes/Facebook)

Surely Filipinos love TV soap operas. And this story of a Philippine love triangle is something straight out of a small screen drama is something that can't be missed.

An alibi of changing oil led one fed up woman to get back at her unfaithful fiancé to expose the extracurricular activity on social media, which was flooded with memes. #SanaOil?

Homeless Filipino couple who can't afford wedding gifted one

Richard Strandz arranged for the glamour bridal photoshoot. (Photo reproduced with permission from Rab4Love Studios)
Richard Strandz arranged for the glamour bridal photoshoot. (Photo reproduced with permission from Rab4Love Studios)

The love story of a homeless Filipino couple who wanted to get married but can't afford one captured the hearts of many.

For Rommel Basco and Rosalyn Ferrer who live with their six children in a shack in a vacant lot in Pampanga, getting married is all but a far-fetched idea – until they met a kindhearted salon owner who helped them make their dream wedding into a reality.

Margielyn Didal doesn't win Olympic medals, wins hearts instead

FILE PHOTO: Margielyn Didal (PHI) reacts in the womens street skateboard during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games at Ariake Urban Sports Park on Jul 26, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)
FILE PHOTO: Margielyn Didal (PHI) reacts in the womens street skateboard during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games at Ariake Urban Sports Park on Jul 26, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Skateboarder Margielyn Didal may not have won a medal at the Olympics in Tokyo, but she sure has won the hearts of fans around the world for her charisma, personality and resilient spirit. She wins the internet in the process!

Karen Davila, Lyca Gairanod go viral for meme-worthy moment

(Source: @nikowl/Twitter)
(Source: @nikowl/Twitter)

The Voice Kids Philippines winner Lyca Gairanod’s hilarious interview with ABS CBN journalist Karen Davila is the palate cleanser we all need yesterday, today, and maybe forever.

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