PRC’s 60th Anniversary

Fireworks explode over Tiananmen Square, via The Big Picture
Fireworks explode over Tiananmen Square, via The Big Picture

I was debating with myself if I should post this photos. Ultimately, it’s a really nice photo and that’s all that counts. None of that cross-straight political stuff will be found here.

4 Days in North Korea

Sarah Wang spent four days in North Korea. No internet, no phones, no TV. When Wang drew a picture of a banana, a North Korean waitress didn’t know what it was. She knew of apples, but had never eaten one. Sounds bleak.

(via coudal)

Communism’s Pornographic Stronghold

Another excellent Vice photo-article about a ghost town north of Tokyo by Alex Hoban. (via amanda)