Published by Tim Russo on December 20, 2014 - 8:35am
Frontline aired a documentary on North Korea this past summer, part of which followed a defector returning to the border between North Korea and China to smuggle thumb drives, laptops, DVDs, and radios into North Korea.
Published by Julie Kent on October 22, 2014 - 1:12pm
Jeffrey Fowle, 56, had been detained in North Korea since May and was abruptly released this week. The White House and State Department made the announcement on Tuesday that Fowle had been flown out of the isolated nation by a U.S.
Published by Julie Kent on September 28, 2014 - 9:44am
A Japanese volcano erupted unexpectedly on Saturday at a time that it was packed with hikers who were admiring the autumn foliage. The eruption sent a cloud of ash and rock tumbling down Mount Ontake's slopes, and 31-people are now presumed dead.
With the aim of marketing where no man has marketed before and bringing capitalism to outerspace, a Japanese sports drink manufacturer recently announced plans to place a blue titanium container of its Pocari Sweat beverage mix on the surface of the moon late next year.
Published by Julie Kent on February 24, 2014 - 3:18pm
A new picture of the Korean Peninsula taken by astronauts on the International Space Station at night on January 30, which was released on Monday by NASA, shows just how different life is in North Korea than in South Korea.