South Korean Education Ranks High, but it’s the Kids Who Pay


The South Korean education system focuses on hard work, but the side effects mean other countries might not want to replicate this.

The Baby in the Drop Box

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Saving children’s lives, one at a time.

Slut-Shaming is Against the Guy Code


Wilkine Brutus on the recent K-Pop scandal and the need to end slut-shaming.

My Mother-in-Law Rejects What I Cook


Cully Perlman shares his desperate attempt to break his Korean mother-in-law of her old-school eating habits. (You’ll be hungry after reading this.)

My Zombie Apocalypse Battle Fantasy


Tim Hoch’s game plan should a Zombie-Apocalypse ever be inflicted upon the world.

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Crashes in San Francisco

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Official reports indicate terrorism was not a factor in Saturday’s crash at San Francisco International Airport.

“Every Child Deserves a Champion”


In the classroom, the smallest acts can take on tremendous significance.

Asians Look Alike (And So Do You)

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Wilkine Brutus explains why people outside of your race may all look the same to you.

AFP: US Strategy Takes Korean Crisis Into New Territory

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Soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula have seen dire North Korean threats met with an unusually assertive US response that analysts warn could take a familiar game into dangerous territory.

Hyeonseo Lee: My Escape from North Korea

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Wilkine Brutus finds parts of himself and his own mother’s story in this riveting video by North Korean activist Hyeonseo Lee.

North Korea May Have Conducted Third Nuclear Test

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An “unnatural” earthquake may indicate more nuclear testing in North Korea.

North Korea Has “New Generation of Powerful Rocket”

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These new mobile missiles have caught the attention of Washington and intelligence agencies in the West, and they are worried.

Protest Style: Psy’s Anti-American Past?

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“Gangnam Style” has made PSY a global household name, but acording to recent English translations of his performances in 2002 and 2004, PSY participated in several high profile anti-American military protests.

Why Are South Korean Men So Into Make-up?


Skincare for men, including make-up, is exploding in South Korea and contributing factors include competition for jobs. Could this happen in the West?

“Don’t Cry!”: Being a Man in Korea


What makes boys cry, and when are boys allowed to cry? Turner Wright reports, with examples from South Korea.

Man-to-Man with lawyer-turned author Clifford Garstang


Cameron Conaway sits down with Clifford Garstang to discuss life, law, inspiration, and now, writing.