On Sunday, May 21, North Korea’s military launched a medium-to-long range ballistic missile, the Pukguksong-2. Dictator Kim Jong Un called for this launch and observed as it was carried out.
This weekend, North Korea successfully tested a medium long-range strategic missile, a weapon their official Korean Central News Agency says can carry a nuclear warhead.
There’s a new fad on the Korean internet, and indeed, with this development, the Internet has perhaps reached its purest, truest use: watching stray cats eat.
Two women who were forced to work as “comfort women” (read: sex slaves) for the Japanese army during World War II have publicly criticized the deal made between Japan and South Korea on their behalf.
At the end of World War II, an estimated 200,000 South Korean women were forced by the Imperial Japanese Army to work in brothels as “comfort women,” a euphemized term for sexual slavery, for the Japanese military. On Monday, South Korea accepted Japan’s reconciliatory apology and offer to contribute 1 billion yen…
Would you ever go to a poop cafe? Just answer the question, don’t be a child about this.
Gloria Steinem wants North and South Korea reunified and is proposing a walk in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) to prove it. It’s called WomenCrossDMZ.org and organizers are hoping to gather 30 women for the walk in this, the 70th year of division.
In need of a little Sunday night motivation? Look no further than these South Korean female divers, who are basically the boss bitches of the ocean/like real-life mermaids, but more gangster.
A South Korean plastic surgery clinic is under investigation after Instagram photos showed clinic staff eating birthday cake and burgers in the operating room, with an unconscious patient on the table behind them. Because the best parties are the incredibly unsanitary ones.
In South Korea, if your selfie game is strong, it might be because you own a selfie stick, that is, a monopod (pole) that you attach your phone to in order to take a selfie from a distance farther than, um, an arm's length away. But soon, selling the wrong kind of selfie stick could lead to a serious fine or up to…
South Korea's Labor Ministry has come under heavy fire after basically advising women seeking employment to explicitly state in job interviews that they are totally cool with sexist jokes in the workplace. And that they had zero plans of getting married. Oh, and that they would be more than happy to make coffee if…
Today I learned, that the Boryeong Mud Festival was organized as a promotional event for mud cosmetics.
As a rule, I aim to be 100% nonjudgmental about other cultures' "weird" foods. Like, why the fuck shouldn't someone eat a roasted tarantula? I'd eat literally eight crabs right now. I would crack open their carapaces and use their own spiky toes to pick out their guts. A tarantula is basically the same thing, only…
In a move to make the South Korean city more "women-friendly," Seoul, has introduced the female-only parking spot, a wider and longer space outlined in pink and denoted by a pink stick figure wearing a skirt. Because nothing tells women you care about them like passive aggressively implying they suck at driving.
There's a lot going on in China, so it may come as a surprise that when the country's two highest governing boards met in Beijing last week, the hottest topic of discussion wasn't the recent terrorist attack that left 33 dead or the country's economy; it was a South Korean soap opera that's been sweeping the nation…
A South Korean woman named Park Seo-yeon makes serious BANK and all she does is cook food and let strangers on the Internet watch her eat food.
File this under your "South Korea obsessed with plastic surgery" Google alert. A doctor who specializes in removing or shaving down women's jaws to make their faces more V-shaped has been displaying the excess pieces in his office. After photos of his jawbone towers went viral, Seoul's Gangnam District local police…
It seems that obsessions with the perfect body type knows no borders. Case in point: while Americans talk about hourglass figures, or about thigh gaps, while South Koreans talk about S-shaped (curvy) bodies.
South Korean ladies' soccer dynamo Park Eun-Seon is good at her sport. Real good. Like, man good. At least, according to a cabal of her fellow women's soccer league players, who have threatened to stop playing unless the league subjects Park to a humiliating gender test and releases the results to the public.