Using a Cell Phone in N. Korea Could Make You a War Criminal

North Korea is already pretty much insane, so you really shouldn't be surprised to find out that using a cell phone will brand you a war criminal. In the wake of Kim Jong-Il's death, it seems that…

Flock of Birds, Family of Bears Mourn the Death of Kim Jong-Il

The recent death of North Korea’s diminutive leader, Kim Jong-Il, last month sparked a wave of mourning in the totalitarian state. Citizens were scene weeping and lauding their dear departed glo…

North Korea Launches First Cruise Ship

Thoughts of a cruise conjure images of sandy beaches, emerald waters, romantic interludes and tasty cocktails topped with little umbrellas. North Korea is probably one of the last places in the world…

Cannibalism in North Korea Reported in Official Document

North Korea has always been, well, horribly terrifying, due in part to its secretive nature, diminutive dictator, and now cannibalism. Leaked documents have apparently revealed that cannibalism, th…

For North Koreans, Human Excrement a Top Seller

Everyone knows North Korea is one of the more...weird countries out there. It's ruled by the diminutive and utterly insane Kim Jong-Il and is fiercely militaristic, ensuring the world that you best br…

North Korea Touts Mind-Expanding Liquid Brain Juice

The government of North Korea claims it has fashioned a mind-expanding, liquid brain juice dubbed the ‘Super Drink’ that can supposedly multiply brain hells and halt skin aging. Leave it to…

Kim Jong-il Declared a Fashion Icon

It’s not uncommon to view movie stars, basketball players, and models as fashion icons, especially considering that they can easily afford to look their very best. It is, however, quite unusual…

Cell Phone Call Costs North Korean His Life

There are many dangers of urban life but, up until now, getting executed for cell phone use was not one of them. This tragic event took place in North Korea where authorities captured, tortured and th…

North Korea Still Rubbing Salt in Old Wounds

In a country as oppressive as North Korea, it is hard to imagine they would have casinos filled with North Koreans gambling their hard earned money... that is probably because it don't. North K…

North Korean Arcade is a Blast from the Past

North Korea is an enigma. Not many people know what goes on past the DMZ, though speculation has it that Kim Jong-Il, the country's diminutive and reclusive leader, is a fantastic golfer. This is g…

Mama Mia! Kim Jong-il’s Italian Dreams Come True

It took nearly a decade, but Kim Jong-il finally has the eatery he craved above all: an Italian pizzeria offering authentic-tasting pies. Jong-il has desired a true, Italia…

Communist Dictatorship Crumbles before Hamburger Threat

In yet another demonstration of his love for the people of North Korea, “Dear Leader” Kim Jong Il has decided to expand the list of foods they will never get a chance to enjoy. No longer must t…

Another Milestone for North Korea’s “Beer Leader”

We’ve all heard of “beer goggles,” a term that refers to the drink’s miraculous ability to make something—usually a member of the opposite sex, late at night—look quite different from the …

North Korea’s Ryugyong Hotel: Ugliest Building on Earth?

It's a rather dubious honor to be considered the ugliest of just about anything at all, but according to many, the 105-story Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea appea…