Gregg Chadwick

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North Korea’s Nuclear Game Theory

Foreign diplomats in Pyongyang are facing an absurd choice: Kim Jong-un’s government issued a formal diplomatic warning today that it would be “unable to guarantee the safety of embassies and international organizations in the country in the event of conflict from April 10.”<p>A few questions come to …

The Minerva project plans for different kind of online education

The Minerva Project, an airy-sounding venture in San Francisco aiming to create an elite university for the 21st century, just poached a top academic …

China’s air pollution is causing millions of premature deaths and an expat exodus

Residents of China don’t need a weatherman to tell them which way the particulate matter blows. But new research shows exactly how dangerous the country’s air pollution can be, and it’s getting scary enough to send foreigners running for the border.<p>Air pollution contributed to 1.2 million early …

Oil & Gas Industry

3 Exercises Runners Can Do for Core Strength

Looking for a good workout for your core? Try Mountain Climbers- exercise No. 2 below.<p>Having a strong core is integral in building a solid running …

Short of space, China encourages its citizens to bury their dead at sea

<i>Qingming jie</i> or Tomb Sweeping Day is a Chinese counterpart to Mexico’s Day of the Dead, when people honor their ancestors by visiting their graves and leaving them food and gifts to use in the afterlife. But Chinese city governments are using this more than 2,500-year-old tradition in a subtle …

As Kim Jong-Un Likens Nukes to 'Treasure,' U.S. Sends More Fighter Jets

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea ratcheted up its vague but unending threats against the United States, South Korea and …

The Korean Crisis: Kim’s Dangerous Game

Because we do not generally associate the Russian political class with understatement, it was easy to miss Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov’s observation, this week, that things in North Korea could potentially “descend into the spiral of a vicious cycle.” If the Russians—who have vastly more …

My escape from North Korea | Hyeonseo Lee

Dateline China: Xi Making All The Right Moves...For China

China’s Xi Jinping arrived to much fanfare last November when he was named secretary general of the Communist Party of China and chairman of the Central Military Commission. Recently, he added another title to that impressive list when the National Party Congress elected him president of China. It …

Google Earth Reveals North Korean Labor Camps

There’s no button on Google Earth for “Show Concentration Camps,” which is probably a good thing for North Korea given that human rights activists …

South Korean Soldiers Hold Hands So They Don't Get Pulled Into The North

You're looking at a photo of South Korean soldiers at the Joint Security Area of the Demilitarized Zone. <b>When they open the door to the North, they hold hands to make sure they don't get pulled through</b>, as seen in this screenshot from National Geographic's Inside North Korea documentary.<p>Think that's …

South Korea

Dozens killed in China gas blast

A gas blast in a northeast China coal mine has killed 28 people, the latest incident to damage the industry's notoriously poor safety record.<p>The official Xinhua news agency cited a spokesman with the provincial work safety and supervision bureau as saying that 13 others were rescued after Friday's …

If You Think China's Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

REUTERS/China Daily The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China's rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards.<p>Countless rivers and lakes have also been contaminated by nearby …

Pollution