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New Photographs from Inside North Korea

With the escalation of tensions between the United States and North Korea, a highly intense geopolitical standoff has gripped the attention of the world and centered the focus of several photo journalists on North Korea. Isolated, reclusive, and highly militarized, ...
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Kim Jong-illin’ and Dropping the Bass!

Who knew the late Kim Jong-il was such a party animal?? Here he is dropping top dance tunes, drinking booze and generally being the life of the party with the likes of Daft Punk, David Guetta and Skrillex. With the ...
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The Amazing, Decaying North Korea Fun Fair

Check out these amazingly depressing photos from the Mangyongdae fun fair in North Korea! Taken by Alex Hoban of Vice Magazine (who did a great, biting writeup), they show a theme park in dangerous dis-repair… can you imagine getting on ...
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Only A Free Press Can Hurt Them

We just ran across this somewhat prophetic ad campaign from Reporters Without Borders. Produced about a year ago, it features crinkled images of world leaders who use an iron grip on press freedom to lead their nations. The images expose ...