Chris Hwang

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Christina Aguilera Bares Her Soul On Vulnerable New Ballad ‘Twice’

Christina Aguilera recently returned with the Kanye West-produced "Accelerate," and while it was fun to hear her experiment with a clubby banger, her …

Music

These Simple Laws Explain How the World Works

Bubbles, toasters, and the internet—most aspects of everyday life are influenced by physics.<p>Shackleton, Scott, and Amundsen faced many hardships on their treks to the South Pole, from frostbite to snow blindness. Few biographies, though, mention that much of their misery was caused by the ideal gas …

Brainstorming Is Dumb

Studies show it produces fewer good ideas than when people think on their own. Thankfully, there’s a better way to work in groups.<p>If you work in an office, your boss has probably forced you into a brainstorming session or two (or 12). Brainstorming, after all, is supposedly a killer way to come up …

16 Musicians Who Are Extremely Underrated

Here's who should be taking over the music world.

Songwriting

North Korea officially blocks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

North Korea has officially announced it is blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites in a move underscoring its concern with the …

Christina Aguilera is offering MasterClass singing lessons

Soon aspiring singers won’t need to compete on <i>The Voice</i> to be coached by Christina Aguilera.<p>The star announced Tuesday she will offer an …

Are your opinions really your own?

The “wisdom of crowds” doesn’t always apply – sometimes group-think nudges people to make wrong-headed decisions.<p>The downstairs room of a central London pub is not where most psychologists would choose to stage an experiment in decision-making, but for Daniel Richardson it is ideal. A researcher at …

Psychology

South Korea’s next generation is shunning marriage

Where an extravagant wedding photo shoot doesn't necessarily require a groom.<p><i>Editor’s Note (30 December 2016): Through the end of the year, BBC Capital is bringing back some of your favourite stories from 2016.</i><p>In conservative South Korea, a new generation of women is shunning, or indefinitely …

South Korea

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Rita Ora's 'Lady Marmalade' in 2015: who should sing it

As modern humans forced to live and love in a time of hot takes, one of our most prevalent obsessions is the specter of what could have been — and …

테크홀릭

South Korea troops instructed to 'pull trigger' upon North's provocation

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- South Korean military leaders instructed troops on Tuesday to retaliate, and one general has said they should "boldly pull …

North Korea

Japan Is Stronger When It Has Good Relations With South Korea

<i>This post was co-authored with Brad Glosserman,</i> <i>executive director of Pacific Forum CSIS.</i><p>Since taking office in December 2012, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has shown himself to be a strong political leader and a keen strategic thinker. Agreement on new U.S.-Japan defense guidelines, scheduled …

North Korea

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Firm beliefs

WHEN Asia plunged into crisis in 1997-98, and the IMF was forcing Western economic medicine down the throats of Asian governments, it was also …

How should China, Japan and South Korea cooperate?

When the foreign ministers of China, South Korea, and Japan convened in Seoul last week to discuss potential cooperation on a range of issues, from …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

The Brain

Do your genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics