North Korea In Pictures

On December 5, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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I’ve had a bit of a fascination with the closed state of North Korea for some time now. I’m intrigued by the mechanics of keeping an entire nation of people on their knees and in the...

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North Korea: The Newest Surfing Destination

On August 12, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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That’s right folks, if you were wondering where to go on your next fantasy surfing trip, North Korea might be a top choice. I bet you haven’t been before have you? North Korea’s tourism bureau,...

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North Korean Construction Industry Is Screwed

On May 28, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Last year an apartment block collapsed in Pyongyang, North Korea. It’s not clear how many people were killed or injured but it was supposed to be pretty gnarly. It was so bad in fact that...

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Forbidden Photos From North Korea

On May 18, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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If you’ve got the time, money and patience, it is possible to visit North Korea. But only the side of North Korea that the government is happy for you to see. You’ll be...

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Kijong-dong: North Korea’s Deserted “Propaganda Village”

On April 12, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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North Korea is no joke of course, but some of the stunts and propaganda they’ve come out with over the years can genuinely appear childish. And funny. Kijong-dong is one of their more flimsy attempts...

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North Korean Kids Play Guitar In A Creepy But Precise Manner

On December 6, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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This video featuring some North Korean children playing guitar has had well over 18 million hits, but none of those hits belonged to me, until today that is. I’m a newcomer to this little...

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Rare Photos Sneaked Out Of North Korea

On November 24, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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Not much gets out of North Korea as far as photography is concerned. Especially not unfettered, non-flattering stuff. The government isn’t keen on letting anyone in, and if they do let you in...

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Kim Jong-un Has Ex Machine Gunned To Death

On September 11, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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  UPDATE 18TH MAY 2014: Hyon Song-wol, after a year or so has been spotted being interviewed on the telly box in North Korea. It turns out she’s not dead at all! North...

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Mobile Phone Failures In North Korea And South Korea

On August 14, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Two countries that only speak to each other through gritted teeth both had mobile phone related news items this week. Both very different, but both equally entertaining. South Korea Mobile phone company LG...

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North Korean Propaganda Video About Western Celebs Is Spot On

On July 19, 2013 by Lazer Horse

As a country, North Korea isn’t well know for it’s insightful comments on global culture. North Korea is well known for mad propaganda films and mass disinformation. This video however turns that on it’s...

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