The Radiation Report

Two years after the disaster in Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant, a new report by the World Health Organization suggests that the increased risk of citizens getting cancer is minimal. 

Best Friends Forever

A lot of people are asking themselves a question this week: Why is Dennis Rodman hanging out with Kim Jong-Un? It’s true, the basketball superstar paid a visit to North Korea and became the first American to meet with the new North Korean dictator. 

The Dictator’s Daughter

Park Geun-Hye was sworn into office as the new president of South Korea on Monday, becoming the nation’s first female president. But who is the woman who grew up under the shadow of one of South Korea’s most controversial leaders?

The Coffee Ballet

It’s hard to stay enthusiastic about work sometimes. When Monday morning rolls around it’s often difficult to find the energy, or the enthusiasm, to give it 100%. But not for this coordinated and unconventionally gifted coffee vendor in Thailand.

Korean Man Hurls Feces at Japanese Embassy

A Korean man was arrested for hurling feces at the Japanese embassy last Friday, in response to the observance of “Takeshima Day”.

Sexualized Teens: AKB48 and Jailbait Culture

Anyone who spends more than two minutes walking the streets of Toyko’s Akihabara district will probably spot it immediately. There’s a barely-hidden obsession with young teen girls in Japan. 

The Immortal Mount Fuji

It’s been mythologized in literature, photography, poetry, and paintings. Mount Fuji is easily one of the most recognizable mountains anywhere in the world. Peaking at 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft), this quiet volcano offers one of the most powerful and awe-inspiring adventures in Asia.

The Floating Markets of Thailand

Not far from the gritty streets of Thailand’s capital city lies the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Built up along a river in Ratchaburi Province, you can shop down the river in a small rented boat that pulls up along vendors in boats and along the shore.