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9 Different Types of Expats You Will Come Across in Korea

10 Things In Korea That I’ll Never, Ever Do

by Mr. Motgol<p><i>I wrote this piece a few years back, and while a few things have changed since then, most have not. As it is currently boshingtang</i> …

Top 10 Newbie Mistakes in Korea

#10 <b>Trusting The Zebra Crossing</b><p>In many of our home countries, the smaller or less secure you are, the more protected you are. Thus pedestrians have …

Footnotes

The 1988 Olympics and Korean fears of AIDS

<b>The 1988 Seoul Olympics</b><p>Part 1: The Seoul Olympics, 25 years later <br>Part 2: The 1988 Olympics and Korean fears of AIDS <br>Part 3: Americans and bad first …

Books about Korea galore

Anyone looking to do some reading might want to have a look at the Royal Asiatic Society's E-book collection. Up until now it has included every …

Watch The Master John Mack Make An Oboe Reed

I thought I would start off this set of oboe reedmaking videos with the master, John Mack. Need I say more. This is a very rare video of Mr. Mack …

Is Korea's EFL education failing?

Story by: Elaine Ramirez, Photos by: Romin Lee Johnson<p>Kelly Choi is an 11-year-old entering fourth grade in Seoul’s Gangnam district. She spends some …

Existential depression in gifted individuals

It has been my experience that gifted and talented persons are more likely to experience a type of depression referred to as existential depression. …

Watch the Andrei Lankov lecture on 'The Female Face of North Korean Capitalism'

Anyone who missed Andrei Lankov's RAS lecture titled "The Female Face of North Korean Capitalism" from a few weeks back can watch it here.

'The logic of this story is the logic of a Dream Hub... or a nightmare'

Back in 2008, I posted about the Yongsan Dreamhub. According to the Joongang Ilbo,<p>The project, proposed in 2006, was deemed to be Korea’s largest …

What I Wish I’d Been Made Aware of When My Daughter Was Diagnosed With Autism

<b>Ariane Zurcher</b><br>emmashopebook.com<p><i>We want April -- Autism Acceptance Month -- to matter, to help further acceptance and understanding of autistic</i> …

Adults and Children with Autism tend to be Picky Eaters

Many of us with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) have difficulty tolerating foods. There are several reasons for this, for our being seen as “picky …

My Ten Most Popular Blog Posts for 2012

This is just a quick list of my top ten blog posts this year. Thank you all for reading! Have a happy and healthy New Year!<p>1. Why you should never …

More foreign teacher survey results

A month ago I linked to the first post in a series about the results of a survey of foreign English teachers in Korea by Christian Thurston. Here are …

1940s newsreels about Korea

I was looking around at archive.org and found some interesting videos taken at the time of Korea's liberation from Japan in 1945 and in the years …

Video of the lecture on World War II POW Camps in Korea

A few weeks ago I posted about a lecture on "The Long-Forgotten World War II Prisoner of War Camps in Korea."<p>A few people have asked when video might …