The Korean Police Force
Soutthida (aka lao-ocean-girl)
Lao-ocean-girl – need you more?
NEWS AND STUFF
Korean Beef Under Scrutiny
Korea slow to qualify itself as mad-cow-free
Jeju Bus Crash Causes Investigated
Memorial service held for Hyocheon HS students killed on their field trip.
Why are students destroying the floral arrangements?
Russians Arrested for Dealing Marijuana in Busan
Foreigners Can Use Korean-Only Sites Now?
Smell the Fear!
Immigration allowing more flexibility in employer choice for E-2 visas?
Korea Association of Foreign Language Academies complain
Spiking English Teacher Costs, Cheap Gyopo the ‘Next Best Thing,’ and Throw the Sex-Crazed Pot Smokers Out
THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO WHAA?
From the lazy police files…
How Not to Deal With a Problem
Instead of Police, Why Not Subcontracted Muscle?
Young guy smacks around old woman selling kimbap at a rally, caught on tape.
Commemorating the Gwangju Democratization Movement
Not to be outdone , the Hankyoreh gives us this cartoon, from May 17
Gwangju in Comparison
Matt’s (Gusts of Popular Feeling) 2005 trip to the Gwangju commemoration vs. Brian’s (Brian in Jeollanam-do) trip.Hint: a lot more pictures of American flags and cows.
Celebrity scandal tests South Korean adultery law – International Herald Tribune
A beef with online porn (Gusts of Popular Feeling)
Noting ironies over the concern of children and for children over U.S. beef and pornography while ignoring the fact that traffic fatalities account for 46 percent of deaths for children ages 1 to 14.
Seoul’s War on Porn (Marmot)
The government is putting together a taskforce that would force Internet portal sites and P2P businesses to block porn and other illegal information.
Controversy Brews Over Forged Artwork
The painting that the back of the 1,000 won bill is based on is a forgery.
Wonder Girls Nearly Cause Deaths by Stampede
TIME WASTERS OF THE WEEK
still love you (Elyse Sewell)
Cheese milk and the pushy chocolate coating cake
This is AMAZING. (A Geek in Korea)
VIDEO: An arrow through an arrow!
Escape of the 비상구 Man (Korea Beat)
Finally — The Solar Power Bra (East Windup Chronicle)
The green, high-quality cotton bra features a waist-mounted solar panel that powers a small, chest-mounted electronic billboard or any other electronic device you choose to connect. A pair of reusable drink containers attach to the bra cups, allowing the wearer to reduce consumption of aluminum cans and plastic bottles while increasing bust size. When not in use, the containers can be collapsed and stored in small pockets in the cups.
I Want a Varsity Letter in Cheese Racing (Serious Eats)
Fun game to get you kicked out of a galbi restaurant.Place processed cheese slices in their packaging on a grill and see which one explodes first.The plastic wrapping is surprisingly resistant to the heat.
The Lobster Claw Game, Right Next to the Gum and Diet Sodas (Serious Eats)
The Most Awesome Ice Cube Tray Ever (Serious Eats)
4th Annual Expat Beautiful Garage Sale
Ex-Pat Living (The Korea Herald)
Panelist: Brian Deutsch (Brian in Jeollanam-do)
Main Theme and Teaching Tips — Ben McPherson – “2wksnyc”
News — satya – “Silk Route Album Mix”
Immigration Alert – midliFeCrisis – “Space Gunn”
Things That Make You Go Whaa? — cjacks – “Candyland”
Time Wasters of the Week — EV Boys – “Kickin’ It in Geumchon”
High Alert Status
Musicos Unidos de Latino America
Little Red King