Category: South Korea

There’s a Korean TV show about a 400-year-old Harvard-educated alien who falls in love with a human woman. My Love From Another Star is a huge hit in Korea and elsewhere; some fans in China were hospitalized for binging on too much fried chicken and beer (the female character’s favorite food). (source)

There is a YouTuber in South Korea who has been posting 7-hour long videos of him just studying in silence and still managed to get hundreds of thousands of subscribers in just a couple of months.

Sympathizing with Kim Jong-un, leader of North Korea, is an illegal act in South Korea. Even blogging can land you in jail.

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Samsung has built a sentry gun which sits in the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, which is hostile to anyone it senses who cannot provide an authorized access code.

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In South Korea, the number of guests at a wedding is so important that “fake guest” agencies exist. source

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