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  • October 23, 2014
    This is the Zing Double Down King, a wonderfully named sandwich from KFC South Korea that features not only bacon like the Double Down available here in the U.S., but a burger patty as well. Meaning it includes all three major carnivorous food groups: chicken, beef and pork. ... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2012
    This is allegedly a video of a group of Korean engineering students seeing sexy girls (Waveya) dance in real life for the first time. They...really get into it. So much so two guys run off holding hands to presumably make out in a corner around the 0:55 mark. Hey -- lips are... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2010
    I love them is the thing. Seen here in two artist's renderings, the Koreaceratops ("Korea's horned face") is a cousin of the triceratops and a partially aquatic species rapidly moving up my sexual bucket-list. Just sayin', I've always wanted to make love underwater. RAAAAAAA... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2010
    Look at that picture. Can you tell which one's the humanoid robot? That was a trick question -- those are all real people. Jesus, stop being so paranoid. Two robots with surveillance, tracking, firing and voice recognition systems were integrated into a single unit, a defen... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2010
    There are cranes, and then there are CRANES. This is one of the all capital ones. This warship is the [South Korean] Cheonan, which has an interesting history. The 1,200-ton vessel was split into two after being struck by a North Korean torpedo. It sank into the Yellow Sea ... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2010
    In terribly God-awful news, Korea's proposed Robot Land, a robot themed amusement park, has now received initial investment and a first round of conceptual drawings. *gulp* I haven't been more scared of an amusement park since one of those animatronic dolls from 'It's A Small... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2010
    You ever wanted to see an old-ass Korean commercial featuring Robocop hocking fried chicken strips? You're sick as f*** if you have. But this is it anyways, because I cater to you sickos. With a bowtie and silver platter and the whole nine yards. But if you think for one se... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2010
    LG's Serie 1 Retro Classic TV doesn't just look like an old CRT television, it is an old CRT television. Except they're new. Old technology, new product. It's confusing, I know! The set features a 14-inch diagonal screen, complete with rabbit-ear antennae and chrome legs. I... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2009
    If you thought the 59-foot Gundam statue in Japan was large, boy were you wrong. Because South Korea is erecting a massive 364-foot statue (twice as large as the Statue of Liberty) of Robot Taekwon V (aka Voltar the Invincible). Scared? It gets worse. You see, the statue is... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2008
    The Rupublic of Korea's troops are stepping into winter fashion in a big way -- with all new threads and a sweet-ass rifle. The new new battle uniforms would provide protection against nuclear, biological, and chemical attacks, and would feature automatic temperature control... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2008
    Korean manufacturer IDOCI is releasing a small refrigerator specifically designed for storing cosmetics. The unit will keep eyeliner, blush, rouge, lipstick, war paint, and fake blood in "the ideal 8 - 12 degree Celsius (46 - 53 Fahrenheit) range." Not only that, each fridge ... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2008
    Pet boys are real guys that put themselves up for "adoption" by South Korean women. It's basically for chicks that want a boyfriend that they can shit on all the time. Pet Boys, who are often college kids in their 20's, find "Being someone's pet is stress free job with no fi... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2008
    We've seen Japanese robot babysitters, but now South Korea is ramping it up a notch with an actual robotic security guard for children. The $100,000 robot, dubbed OFRO, has been placed in Seoul middle schools and alerts officials to suspicious behavior. According to the dev... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2008
    I question how a robot-themed amusement park is going to complement the future Seoul Eco-Commune of 2026, but whatever, they didn't ask for my opinion. Besides, if the robot parks are a success, Korea won't need an Eco-Commune in 2026 because everyone will be dead. Robotic de... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2008
    Since I know so many of you out there love conceptually crazy buildings, here comes another -- Seoul Commune 2026. Not exactly the design I would have gone for, but what do I know? I've only won the damn commune design competition eight years running. Anyway, Green Towers is... / Continue →
  • November 2, 2007
    Charcle is a Korean charcoal based toothpaste. It is black, looks like sludge, and probably doesn't taste like licorice. A DesignNotes tester had the following to say about the product: This morning I tried it for the first time, the experience ended up being less pleasant t... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2007
    If you haven't seen this already it's a video made in South Korea for Samsung featuring 1,152 people coordinating their moves to make images (like a monster LCD screen). They're not using cards, but clothes with different colors to make the changes. It's pretty mesmerizing, p... / Continue →
  • October 11, 2007
    In celebration of the first General Assembly of the World Toilet Association, the founder, Sim Jae-duck had this commode house built south of Seoul. The home boasts four deluxe toilets -- whatever the hell those are, and its center has a showcase bathroom, where "the toilets h... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2007
    The WL777PB Blue LED Cross is a very high tech cross indeed. I mean, it has blue LEDs. Talk about futuristic. Not only that, it comes with fake diamonds and can be programmed to scroll whatever you want. They cost about $38, and are available from a Korean site that I could... / Continue →
  • September 17, 2007
    Because standing in line and ordering in person is analog and burns too many calories, a Korean McDonald's is experimenting with a new cell phone ordering system. Customers plug special RFID devices into their phones, and then browse the menu, pushing buttons to order food. ... / Continue →