Posts tagged "south korea"

I Want To Go To There: This South Korean Poop Cafe

Bear (down) with me.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 12, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Dogs Are Getting Plastic Surgery, The World Is Baffling

We all know that South Korea has a reputation for extremes in cosmetic surgery (or if you don’t, here you go). The new trend in Korean cosmetic surgery, though, is…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Amnesty International: Iranian Women Are Being Made Into “Baby-Making Machines”

An Iranian bill restricting the availability of contraception and abortions in order to boost the country’s population is effectively going to turn Iranian women into “baby-making machines.”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 11, 2015 - 6:30 pm

The South Korean Government Is Playing Matchmaker

South Korea has a problem. According to The New York Times, the birth rate has plummeted to 1.15 average births per woman, the lowest birthrate of the world’s most developed…

Mary Odell | August 5, 2013 - 6:00 pm

North Korea Confirms The Existence Of A “Unicorn Lair”

Breaking news in the world of mythical creatures. The Korean Central News Agency has reported that archaeologists in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea have confirmed the existence of the…

Ami Angelowicz | December 3, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Care For Some Breast Milk With Your Oreo Cookie? (NSFW)

On the subject of breastfeeding in public, I’m the most hippie-dippy of the hippy-dippies. Whip those puppies out any place you want, mama!

But one place I’ll agree breastmilk…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Shirtless, Oily Diaper Ad Takes Cues From Shirtless Oily David Beckham Ad

Creepy sexualization of the kiddies or a clever copycat of David Beckham’s hot Armani underwear ad? Whether or not you think this South Korean ad for Good-Nites diapers is inappropriate,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2010 - 3:20 pm

South Korean Hypnotist Fined Millions For Stealing A Kiss

So, a 32-year-old South Korean hypnotist walks into a bar, or something, and offers to put his 27-year-old blind date (which was arranged by a matchmaking service) into a trance.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 6, 2009 - 7:00 pm

South Korea Parliament Turns Into WWF Match

Shattered glass, broken furniture, biting, shoving, beating, jumping and throwing blunt objects — just another day in Parliament in South Korea. Yesterday, a female lawmaker was rushed to the hospital…

Daniela Guernica | July 22, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Cuteness Overload: Lion Cub Warms Up

This baby lion cub was cold, so the South Korean zoo where he lives gave him a heater to warm him up. [Chicago Tribune]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2008 - 9:30 pm

Happy Black Day!

Think we have too many lame romantic holidays in the U.S.? Don’t visit South Korea. There, marketers have cooked up even more days to make single people feel bad about…

Catherine Strawn | April 14, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Your Phone Knows Whether He Likes You

A new service from a mobile phone operator in South Korea can supposedly tell how much the person at the other end of the line likes you by analyzing their…

Catherine Strawn | February 14, 2008 - 6:00 pm