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  • January 30, 2014
    In news that made me question my belief that all water parks are either pirate or tropical island themed, South Korea has announced it's building a $625-million robot themed water park in Incheon. Wow, sounds like a great place to accidentally get electrocuted. Among [Robot L... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2014
    This is a news report about Park Seo-yeon, a South Korean woman who banks $9,000 (US) a month eating in front of her webcam up to 3 hours a day. Wow, nice gig if you can get it. Followers gift her virtual balloons, which can be redeemed for cash. Park says, "People enjoy the... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2013
    Because apparently jellyfish are becoming a serious problem, South Korea has developed a swarm of aquatic robots designed to detect and "pulverize" jellyfish using spinning propellers. When reached for comment, Poseidon had this to say, "NOW YOU GONNA PAY, HUMANS!" before stab... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    The South Korean government has approved the plans to build an invisible tower outside of Seoul near the Incheon International Airport (GREAT PLACE FOR AN INVISIBLE TOWER). The building was designed by GDS Architects of Pasadena, California, and works by using cameras to capt... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2012
    Because what better way to deter trespassing than with an advanced weapons system that will kill you before you ever even see it, South Korean defense firm DoDaam just introduced the Super Aegis 2 (I think I picked up one of those in Borderlands!). The system features an autom... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2011
    Everybody have a good Thanksgiving weekend? Excellent. I did nothing but play video games, eat, drink and sleep. It was pretty much my dream world. Plus twice I got so full I thought I was gonna die. First World problems, amirite?! South Korea is testing a fleet of roboti... / Continue →
  • August 9, 2011
    Now this...this is a fancy television. Because nukes don't pay for themselves no matter how many times you insist you only brought enough cash for your own meal, North Korean operatives (if you can call a person involved in farming MMORPG points 24/7 an 'operative') have been ... / Continue →
  • August 2, 2011
    Because all the ASPCA needs is an influx of boring old dogs that can't glow in the dark, South Korean scientists have successfully bred a beagle that glows under UV light. A hellhound, if you will. A glow-in-the-dark beagle if you won't. Also, this isn't really new news, bec... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2010
    'Honey It's Me' is a $2 smartphone app created by developer Nabix to help combat loneliness in single South Korean men by providing them with a virtual girlfriend that calls and leaves rambling video messages. I SAID STOP CALLING -- YOU'RE WASTING MY MINUTES! Also, make sure ... / Continue →
  • November 23, 2010
    These emoticon body parts (the boobs of which we will now only refer to as emoticans) were spotted in South Korea advertising a plastic surgeon's many body-altering options (most of which I have absolutely no clue WTF they are). And, since we're on the topic of female bodies, ... / 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 →
  • February 12, 2010
    South Koreans, being the industrious people that they are, have discovered that you can substitute an individually packaged sausage to operate your iPhone or other touchscreen cellphone without ever having to take your gloves off. Plus, they make a great snack afterward! The s... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2010
    I'm not familiar with South Korean girl band Wonder Girls, but, to my credit, I stopped listening to new music in the 90's. But maybe you have. Maybe you shake your ass to it before bed at night with just your underwear on. That's cool. Regardless, this is a video of a bunc... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2009
    A 68-year old South Korean woman just passed the written part of her driving test on the 950th try. God that's scary. After four years of trying, 68-year-old Cha Sa-soon finally managed to secure the 60 out of 100 points needed to pass the test. The grandmother has spent mor... / 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 →