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Date Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Weird History of Asian Sex Stereotypes

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Date Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The History of Pho

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Pho is so elemental to Vietnamese culture that people talk about it in terms of romantic relationships. Rice is the dutiful wife you can rely on, we say. Pho is the flirty mistress you slip away to visit.

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Date Tuesday, May 24, 2016

South Korea Has Invented Ice Cream That Cures Hangovers

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Most people who have to pay the price for a particularly hard night of drinking nurse their wounds prostrate on the couch or slouching at a desk with greasy delivery and some ibuprofen. But many people who have felt the crippling effects of a particularly cruel hangover one too many times take it upon themselves to devise their own creative hangover treatments, sourcing inspiration from any number of bizarre hangover cure concoctions that exist in some unwritten drinkers’ almanac sourced from “wild” aunts the world over.

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Date Sunday, May 01, 2016

Rio Olympics: South Korea unveils anti-Zika uniform

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The Rio Olympics are less than 100 days away and it seems South Korean athletes are taking no chances when it comes to the threat of contracting the Zika virus.

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Date Sunday, March 13, 2016

China’s go-to beverage? Hot water. Really.

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China’s annual legislative sessions are in full swing in Beijing. Thousands of delegates are convening daily at the Great Hall of the People to listen to speeches, discuss government work reports, and review economic plans for the next five years.

Essential to keeping things moving? Hot water. Brigades of young women (and a few men) are toting thermoses around the massive building all day, pouring drinks for delegates. Some use the steaming hot liquid to make tea in paper cups that read “Great Hall of the People,” but many others simply drink it straight.

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Date Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Korean Contrabass Player Joins Italian Street Musicians To Make Beautiful Music

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Contrabass player, Jun-Hyuk Choi from Korea.
- Autumn leaves

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Date Sunday, February 21, 2016

Difference in Pronunciation between English/Korean/Japanese/Chinese

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Date Saturday, January 30, 2016

How to distinguish Koreans

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Date Tuesday, December 08, 2015

How This Town Produces No Trash

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Watch the next episode about Lauren Singer, who produced only a jar’s worth of trash in 2 years: 

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Date Saturday, October 10, 2015

How “Hood” Chinese Food Became an NYC Staple

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The nomenclature might not be politically correct, but these gritty carryout joints are an essential part of the city’s fabric. We talked to rappers and food historians to peel back the layers of the Hood Chinese phenomenon.

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