North Korea’s Brutality Exposed by Ex-Prison Guard

A horrible account of what it’s like in North Korea’s prison camps was shared by Myong-Chol Ahn during his statement regarding the latest UN-mandated concern about the human rights abuses in North…

North Korea Claims to Have Landed First Man on the Sun

Would you believe it if North Korea stated that it has landed the first man on the sun? Well, believe it or not, they really said they did. They even called it the “greatest human achievement of …

North Korean Leader’s Ex-Lover Executed by Firing Squad

Perhaps none can compare with North Korea’s list of surprises: nuclear threats, imminent attacks, and bloated displays of power. Then there’s the execution of Kim Jong-un's ex-lover by firing s…

Kim Jong-Un’s Plans for ‘Opening’ and Modernizing North Korea

In the past year, North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un has stated that he will bring an end to decades of strictness in North Korea. It seems that this statement is slowly taking effect because in Pyongyang…

A Glimpse At What North Korea’s ‘Facebook’ Looks Like

North Korea has been known as a closed country for some time now. However, it is undeniable that no matter how closed the government tries to keep it, the country is still influenced by the changes ha…

Hidden Famine Turns North Koreans into Cannibals

Aside from launching missiles and satellites, and also Dennis Rodman visiting the country, North Korea has taken the headlines again these past few months. It was reported that some North Koreans now …

North Korea’s Ryugyong Hotel to Finally Open?

After years of construction, North Korea’s famous hotel will be “partially” open to the public, said Reto Wittwer, CEO of Kempinski AG. By the middle of next year, the hotel will be operational …

North Korean Sets New Record, Lifting Thrice His Weight in 2012 Olympics

As the London Olympics has come to a close, people around the world are still talking about their favorite athletes. Olympic records were set here and there. North Korean weightlifter Om Yun Chol s…

North Korean Hair Extensions: What Makes Them So Special?

Beauty these days can be easily attained and improved upon. Add just a little makeup here and fake eyelashes there, and you’re set. Hair extensions are also a popular choice, especially for w…

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Puts On a Disney Extravaganza

North Korea is known for being a closed country. The communist government doesn’t allow just any outside culture to be viewed by its people. However, reports said state that North Korea broug…

North Koreans Punished for Not Mourning Enough

When mourning for a dead leader, make sure that you cry and look genuinely sad, especially when you are in North Korea. North Korean authorities rounded up people who had not shown enough sadness d…

North Korea Uses Mortar Firing Squad to Execute Officer

Just when we thought we were done with North Korea’s bizarre moves, the country's new leader, Kim Jong-un, executed a military officer under a mortar firing squad. It was reported that the new l…

Reviews on Google Maps Poke Fun at ‘Hoeryong Gulag’

Posting funny and ironic reviews on specific locations found on Google Maps has become a trend, and a damn funny one. Although most of North Korea is blacked out on Google Maps, that hasn't stoppe…

One-hole Golf Course in Korean DMZ Is World’s Most Dangerous

Stuck in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea? Have a hankering to play some golf and possibly blow yourself up? Why not play a round or two at Camp Bonifas' golf course in Panmunjom? …