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Japanese Schoolgirl Parkour



Already showing five million+ views--but maybe as new to you as it was to me?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Jul 31, 2014 | Comments (6)
Category: Daredevils, Stuntpeople and Thrillseekers, Advertising, Teenagers, Asia, Natural Wonders

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

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Some particularly weird J-pop from "the David Lynch" of that medium.



Googoosha



A music video from the daughter of the dictator of Uzbekistan. "We have ways to make you dance!"

Full story here.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Nov 21, 2013 | Comments (1)
Category: Music, Children, Parents, Foreign Customs, Asia, Europe

Ling Ting Tong







Pick your favorite version of this immortal classic. BTW, the nonsense phrase is officially rendered as "I sa mok em boo di ay, I sa mok em boo." Although I sometimes hear "...boo LI ay."

Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Oct 18, 2013 | Comments (5)
Category: Music, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1950's, Asia

Build Your Own Dog Stroller

Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Sep 18, 2013 | Comments (3)
Category: Technology, Dogs, Asia

Jii! Jii! Jii!

A dose of weirdness from Japan:

Posted By: Alex | Date: Fri Sep 06, 2013 | Comments (8)
Category: Advertising, Asia

Nintendo Love Tester





Wikipedia explanation.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Jul 31, 2013 | Comments (5)
Category: Technology, 1960's, Asia, Love & Romance

Boryeong Mud Festival



Can you get to Korea today for this week-long "adventurous silt extreme training experience"?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Jul 19, 2013 | Comments (5)
Category: Hygiene, Parades and Festivals, Asia

Tiniest North Korean Spy Caught!

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Full story here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Jul 15, 2013 | Comments (5)
Category: War, 1950's, Asia
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