Plastic surgery blamed for making all Miss Korea contestants look alike

It’s an established fact that South Korea has one of, if not the highest rate of plastic surgery per capita in the entire world, and a Japanese blog covering South Korean topic recently wondered out loud if the phenomenon hasn’t unintentionally turned the country’s Miss Korea beauty pageant into a clone parade.

More at GAWKER.


Extreme executions in North Korea

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North Korea’s young new leader, Kim Jong-un, has instituted a novel method of executing military officers — mortar firing squad, South Korea’s leading daily newspaper reported Tuesday.

More at The Washington Times.