Photos of students in Philippines wearing ‘anti-cheating’ hats go viral – By Kriti Gandhi and Angie Ling – Some wore homemade hats made from egg boxes, others created headgear from cardboard and coat hangers, and some wore Halloween masks as they sat for their exams.

Their purpose? To prevent cheating.

Professor Mary Joy Mandane-Ortiz, an engineering instructor at the Bicol University College of Engineering in Legazpi City in the Philippines, stumbled across the idea as she was browsing Facebook, she said Tuesday.