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Kim Jong-un travels with personal toilet, say North Koreans

It would be ‘unthinkable’ for Supreme Leader to have to use public lavatories as he tours the country inspecting factories and facilities, sources tell DailyNK<p>North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un travels with a mobile toilet built into one of the vehicles in his convoy when he conducts routine …

North Korea

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Odd partnership: Ties warm between India and North Korea

But ties are warming between New Delhi and Pyongyang, with mineral-hungry India looking to boost trade while North Korea, facing sometimes-rocky relations with China, searches for new friends.<p>"We feel that there should not be the usual old hurdles and suspicion," Kiren Rijiju, a top official in …

North Korea

South Korea Dog Meat Farm Rescue By Humane Society International

More than 100 “terrified” dogs and puppies trapped in filthy wire cages, waiting to be killed for human consumption, have been rescued from a farm in …

South Korea

What I learned after spending a surreal few days as a Western tourist in North Korea

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been passionate about photography. Making images is what I grew up on, it’s what sparked my interest in technology, and it’s what led me to study art and design. Perhaps most importantly, however, photography has long been the lens through which I see and explore the …

North Korea

Internet-addicted South Korean children sent to digital detox boot camp

South Korea has the highest rate of internet addiction in the world and it is increasingly the country's children who are spending every waking …

South Korea

13 South Korean Movies You Should Add To Your 'Must Watch' List

When it comes to movies, almost every noted film industry takes inspiration from South Korea. Be it rom-com, drama, or horror, no other industry has …

South Korea

North Korean women, including Kim Jong Un's wife, said to copy Jun Ji Hyun's makeup looks and other South Korean trends

Netizens have been arguing amongst each other on an online community site about Red Velvet Yeri's recent laser harassment issue.Yeri and many other …

North Korean kids join Russian class to promote friendship

The Russian school, with seven students from North Korea, is taking part in a new program in the city of Khabarovsk that aims to promote cultural understanding between the neighboring countries.<p>Along with Putin, there are pictures on the classroom wall of Kim Jong-il and Kim Il-sung, the father and …

North Korea

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Korean Rap Star’s Comments on Asian Girls Ignites Controversy

CL at the Samsung Passion Talk on September 2013 02 by 월아조운’s – 130924 열정락서 2NE1. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons<p><i>By Mandy Day</i><p>South …

Red Velvet tops iTunes, China's YinYueTai, and Korean album charts with 'The Red'!

Kris made his 3rd entrance at the 2018 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game this February 16! This year, Kris played as a part of Team Lakers alongside Quavo …

About MR, AR, LMR and LAR: Do Kpop Idols Really Sing Live?

정해욱<p>Wednesday, July 29, 2015 ar, Behind The News, boy group, girl group, live, mr<p><b>"Do k-pop idols really sing live? It's not an easy question to answer</b> …

K-Pop

Kpop fans know a scary ton of wicked dance moves

"What's your bias?"<p>It's a question only Kpop fans will understand, code words for sussing out if someone else is really a part of the culture. …

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New North Korea: Short skirts and synthesizers?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The young women step across the stage, wielding their violins like weapons, their gem-laden high heels reflecting the overhead stage lights against the black stage. The 20-something-year-old songstresses bear all the markings of your average pop music girl band, down to their fitted outfits …

North Korea

These Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago Are Still Relevant Today

Just like today, hacks were helping people fix everything up 100 years ago. While today’s shortcuts to a more efficient life include technology and more advanced appliances, there are still plenty of century-old tricks that can totally be incorporated into our world today. A Reddit user uploaded a …

DIY

Cancer risk 'even from light drinking'

<b>Even light and moderate drinking - up to one drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men - could increase the risk of cancer, say researchers.</b><p>The work in the British Medical Journal looked at two large US studies involving more than 100,000 adults.<p>The clearest link was for breast …

Alcohol

We need to learn what 2,000 calories a day looks like to prevent diabetes

Sport also needs to return in schools, playing fields repurchased, cycling made safe and walking to school to become the norm<p>Diabetes is threatening to bankrupt the NHS after a 60% rise in cases in the past 10 years, according to Diabetes UK . But what’s behind that headline? Is it true? And can …

Diabetes

Snapchat generated only $3.1 million last year

The 2014 snapshot was obtained by Gawker's Sam Biddle.<p>Unsurprisingly, Snapchat — which is valued around $20 billion — is far from profitable. Many growing tech startups are in the red, and some even go public before they're profitable.<p>Uber's financials were recently leaked by Gawker, and the …

Startups

What we know now about the AshleyMadison hack, by the numbers

Analysts are poring over the latest details to emerge from the AshleyMadison hack and the implications for the company going forward. Since the …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

You can take selfies inside the White House for the first time in 40 years

Get ready for your presidential selfie.<p>Starting Wednesday, people on guided tours of the White House are allowed to take photos while inside. The end …

Wal-Mart Apologies for Baking Cake Decorated With ISIS Flag

Wal-Mart has apologized for baking a cake decorated with the ISIS flag.<p>The cake was ordered from a Wal-Mart in Slidell, Louisiana. The customer said he had been denied an earlier request for a cake decorated with the Confederate battle flag and the words “Heritage Not Hate.”<p>Wal-Mart said in a …

Walmart

Donald Trump Files $500 Million Lawsuit Against Univision

By Joseph Ax<p>June 30 (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump filed a $500 million lawsuit on Tuesday against Univision over the Spanish-language TV network's decision to end its contract to broadcast the Miss USA pageant, which is co-owned by Trump.<p>Univision said …

Donald Trump

Video: White Cop Grabs Black Tween by Her Neck—And Slams Her Against His Squad Car

The police say they were just doing their jobs—and besides, the 12-year-old attacked them. But a 911 call by a pool employee reveals concerns over …

Rachel Dolezal's definition of 'transracial' isn't just wrong, it's destructive

To deny ethnic and cultural differences is to erase the identities of those who cannot choose<p>After days of speculation, Rachel Dolezal appeared on the Today show and declared herself transracial – and blamed other people’s misunderstanding of the term on why she came to be identified as black. “I …

Human Rights

Investigation of Rachel Dolezal's roots reveals she has no black relatives dating back to 1671 - her ancestors came to the US from Europe and have no bloodlines linking them to slaves or Africa

• <b>Rachel Dolezal sparked a national debate when her parents revealed she is whitem not black as she insists</b>• <b><br>But she has no black relatives dating back</b> …

Mindy Kaling: Bridesmaids Are Essentially Unpaid Slaves

She feels your pain.<p>Wise woman Mindy Kaling, who—no surprise—has been asked to be a bridesmaid <i>many</i> times, has a theory when it comes to weddings: compared to the groomsmen, the ladies have the harder job—like, <i>much</i> harder. "Although it sounds kind of glamorous when you're younger, you're essentially …