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Apr 16, 2014

Ferry Sinks in South Korea: Sewol ferry carries 459 passengers

Ferry Sinks in South Korea: Sewol ferry carries 459 passengers
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South Korea ferry sinks Credit: Yonhap A ferry reportedly sank off the southern coast in South Korea on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The South Korean ferry, named Sewol, sinks with 459 passengers, with 292 still missing and 4 confirmed dead. Check out the video of the sunken South Korea ferry by clicking here. Reports say […]


Nov 27, 2012

World’s First Toilet Park: The Restroom Cultural Park Opens In South Korea

Toilet Park in South Korea
By in Arts, Asia, Health, Lifestyle, Science, Weird, World No comments

The world’s first toilet park opened in South Korea, international news sites reported on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. World’s first toilet park Image Credit: BBC According to reports, the park, known as The Restroom Cultural Park, has a museum which displays ancient Korean flush toilet, Roman-style loos, European-style bedpans and fun facts about human wastes […]


Aug 12, 2012

Olympic medal count 2012: USA leads over China in London Olympics, Britain lands third

Olympic medal count 2012: USA leads over China in London Olympics, Britain lands third
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Updated: August 13, 2012 2:35 a.m. Read Olympic medal count: USA leads in final tally as London Olympics 2012 ends, China second, Britain third The United States of America (USA) continues to lead over China in the latest Olympic medal count, as of Saturday, August 11, 2012, or Day 15 (second to the last day) […]


Jul 31, 2012

Michel Morganella, Swiss athlete, expelled from London Olympics 2012 over racist Twitter message

Michel Morganella, Swiss athlete, expelled from London Olympics 2012 over racist Twitter message
By in Europe, Football, Internet, Sports No comments

Michel Morganella, a Swiss soccer player, was expelled from London Olympics 2012 on Monday, July 30, 2012, after he posted a racist Twitter message about South Koreans, just hours after his team lost to South Korea. The Swiss athlete apologized later. Swiss athlete Michel Morganella Image Credit: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images “Je les tous Defonce Coréens, […]


Jul 28, 2012

Im Dong-hyun: Legally blind sets first 2012 London Olympics World Record in Archery

Im Dong Hyun
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Im Dong Hyun Image Credit: AFP Photo/Toshifumi Kitamura South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun, a legally blind archer, registered the first world record of the London Olympics on Friday, July 27, 2012, according to several international reports. Im also helped his team set a new team record, just hours before the opening ceremony. The 26-year-old athlete […]


Jul 26, 2012

London Olympics 2012 wrong flag shown, South Korean flag instead of North Korea, organizer apologizes (Photo)

London Olympics 2012 wrong flag shown, South Korean flag instead of North Korea, organizer apologizes (Photo)
By in Europe, Football, Sports, Weird No comments

The first day of competition of the London Olympics 2012 on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 was faced by a walk-out by the North Korean women’s football team, after South Korean flag was shown instead of North Korea, as shown in the photo below. The Olympics organizers apologized later. South Korean flag beside North Korean football […]


Jul 5, 2012

New Samsung 75-inch Smart TV ES9000 now on sale in South Korea worth $17,424 (Photo)

New Samsung 75-inch Smart TV ES9000 now on sale in South Korea worth $17,424 (Photo)
By in Appliances, Asia, Internet, Technology No comments

Samsung Electronics recently launched its new product in an event in London; the 75-inch Smart LCD TV modeled ES9000 (75ES9000), as shown in the photo below, and is now available in South Korea for ₩19.8 million, or around $17,424. As noted by Samsung Korea on their official website on Thursday, July 5, 2012, ES9000 Smart […]


May 17, 2012

New iPhone To Have Larger Screen, Reports Say

iPhone With Large Screen
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iPhone with Large Screen Concept Image Credit: Gizmodo The new iPhone will have larger screen if rumors circulating on blogs and news sites this week are true. According to reports from several technology blogs and news sites, Apple plans to use a larger screen that measures 4 inches from corner to corner on the next-generation […]


May 15, 2012

Jessica Jung baseball throw in ceremonial first pitch fails (Video)

Jessica Jung baseball throw in ceremonial first pitch fails (Video)
By in Asia, Baseball, Entertainment, Sports No comments

Jessica Jung, preparing for her baseball throw Image Credit: Bandicam/YouTube Jessica Jung, one of the nine members of Korean pop group ‘Girls Generation’ (SNSD), was recently invited for ceremonial first pitch in a baseball game, but ended up as an epic fail, as shown in the video. As noted at international news sites on Sunday, […]


Apr 10, 2012

South Korea UFO: White flying object filmed by airplane passenger above Seoul goes viral (Video)

South Korea UFO
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A so-called white flying bowl-like object, as shown in the video below, was recently spotted by an airplane passenger flying above Seoul, South Korea and is one of the latest UFO sightings that is now going viral. Alleged UFO, as seen by airplane passenger above Seoul, South Korea Image Credit: crazybreakingnews/YouTube According to the description […]