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Radioactive Isotopes Hint At North Korean Nuclear Tests

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While it’s far from conclusive, an analysis of radioisotope data indicates that North Korea may have conducted two nuclear weapons tests in 2010. The claim has drawn some skepticism from nuclear weapons experts, but if this is confirmed, it would double the number of tests the country has conducted and infer that North Korea is trying to develop warheads for its nuclear arsenal.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

South Korea Hires Robot Teachers

South Korea isn’t a great destination for English teachers. There’s a shortage of English teachers in South Korea because the Koreans apparently work them like dogs (extremely long hours, from early in the morning to late at night including Saturdays on a fixed salary). The ones who stay want to be paid more than what a lot of schools can offer. That’s why they’ve decided to come up with a novel approach to solve the shortage of ESL teachers. Remember, robots don’t mind long hours (at least not until the robot uprising of 2015.)

esl english teaching robot south korea

Read more @ Technabob

South Korean Gamers Get Midnight Ban

It looks like South Koreans won’t be able to play video games during the wee hours of the night. There is going to be an enforced ban, which will start at midnight.

south korea ban gaming internet addiction

Read more @ Technabob

Gwanggyo Power Center

Gwanggyo City Power Center in South Korea

Gwanggyo City Power Center in South Korea


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