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VLOG: What’s your first piece of tech?

This summer, I finally purchased a new computer. Julia, my 2007 17″ MacBook Pro is still working hard, but can no longer keep up with some of the demands of…

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Catch the Wave Video Rodeo (8.5.13)

Wednesday is here once more! This week’s episode of Video Rodeo was probably one of the more fun ones we’ve had this season, since we had the opportunity to talk…

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Video: My Korea, Your Words – Sights

In June, I asked readers and viewers, “What does South Korea mean to you?” The responses flowed in through the comment sections on blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. The responses naturally…

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Japanese calligraphy: Is new teaching method its demise?

Japan Today recently posted an interesting article about how robotics are being employed to preserve a dying art: Japanese calligraphy or shodo. Nijiya Kurota’s little hand grips a calligraphy brush…

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QiRanger Podcast Ep. 2013-14

South Korea tries to eliminate suicides, smoking, and free speech. We’re also talking about staying fit when traveling and going to Gwangju. The QiRanger Podcast starts now. The News WATCH…

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Death with dignity may come to South Korea

I don’t have many fears. Tell me something outrageous and I’ll think it over for a few seconds and then respond, “Sure, why not?” However, there is one thing that…

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Catch the Wave Video Rodeo (7.29.13)

Greetings and salutations, my excellent friends! It’s time once more for Video Rodeo! This week Karen, Adrien, and I talked a lot during the song breaks about traveling and shopping,…

NORTH KOREA THREAT THUMB

What happen to North Korea in western media?

A great question came in from one of my Australian viewers: While North Korea is never far from the news in South Korea, it is largely off the radar in…

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East Sea or Sea of Japan?

August is right around the corner, which means several new teachers will be arriving in Korea to teach in the nation’s classrooms. When teaching (working) in Korea, there are a…

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Ten Seoul sights to see on your next visit

A question came in from YouTube user BlackcatBCB Here it is: Hello Steve, a little question. I’m going to S Korea next month. Seoul. ^^ But I have a little…