Laser technology produces decorative kimbap

April 25th, 2012 · Humor, Photos · 0 comments

Scientists in Japan have used very precise lasers to cut flower patterns into the seaweed sheets used to roll kimbap.

Naver.com dictionary sentence of the day

January 30th, 2012 · Humor · 0 comments

Somebody apparently didn’t realize that not everything Shakespeare wrote is still in common usage today:

If you keep looking only for princes you’ll lead apes in hell.

왕자만을 찾는다면 네가 일생을 독신으로 살 것이다.

The true origins of Korean pizza

October 11th, 2011 · Humor · 0 comments

I have no idea if it’s actually produced by Mr. Pizza as it seems to claim, but someone called Gumshoe Pictures has put together a pretty amusing video in which various Koreans pretend to assert that pizza originally comes from Korea.

Reminds me of the Korean History Channel on YouTube.

Naver.com dictionary sentence of the day

September 26th, 2011 · Humor · 0 comments

While I think it’s great that Naver allows user-submitted translations, there probably should be some sort of quality control check.

It is dangerous of blind leaders of the blind.

장님이 장님을 인도하는 건 위험하다.

And now, cute animals wearing hanbok

September 14th, 2011 · Humor, Photos · 0 comments

Exactly what it says on the tin.

Caption contest

September 8th, 2011 · Humor, Photos · 0 comments

Everland recently sent a bunch of monsters into Myeongdong in what was no doubt a bold attempt to mock the horrors of mindless zombie consumerism.

Got Korean people problems?

August 26th, 2011 · Humor · 0 comments

Of course you do, and now commenter 심연성  a new Korean humor blog just for you – Korean People Problems. It hasn’t yet reached the heights of some of the incarnations of The Yangpa, but some of the entries are pretty clever. I like the entries for “no tuba players” and “television cancer”.

SKorea: UFOs spotted in Daejeon?

August 18th, 2011 · Humor, Photos · 0 comments

Watch the video at MBC and decide for yourself. 20 unusually bright points of light were supposedly filmed in downtown Daejeon on the night of August 11. According to the man who captured them on film they hung around for 30 minutes before vanishing. According to a local professor, this is the first video recording of potential UFOs in Korea. According to officials nothing turned up on radar.

Other recent UFO incidents took place in Gwanghwamun in 2008 and 2005.

Naver dictionary sentence of the day

August 5th, 2011 · Humor · 0 comments

Haven’t had one of these in a while, but just found a good one:

Roll your hoop if you want to succeed.

성공하고 싶다면 제 일에 힘써라.

Caption contest

July 1st, 2011 · Humor, Photos · 0 comments

Have at it. Winner receives a sweet new pair of shades.