inside and upclose.


“vice” has undertaken a video project in which they are posting short, weekly videos taken by a staff member that somehow finagled his way into north korea. the videos are haunting, eerie, and incredibly interesting. i would most definitely suggest a viewing to get an inside look at this cloistered culture.

the vice guide to north korea.


April 7, 2008. Tags: . film, international issues. Leave a comment.

fish and chips vs. apple pie


(larger view).

the chart above is a visual representation of where us citizens and british citizens stand on many major issues. it’s interesting to see where these differences lie, and how vast they can be. one in particular that caught my attention was the varying opinions on global warming.

the full article that goes with this chart can be found here.

April 7, 2008. Tags: . human behavior, international issues, politics. Leave a comment.