South Korea will remove evolution from its high school textbooks

It appears that the United States is not the only country having a hard time accepting evolution. According to a report in Nature, a South Korean creationist campaign has achieved victory in its efforts to see specific examples of evolution removed from high school text books. Their breakthrough is part of a larger… » 6/05/12 2:30pm 6/05/12 2:30pm

World's deadliest golf course boasts land mines and man-bear-pigs

Along the DMZ, golf is not a sport for the faint of heart. The golf course at Camp Bonifas, just south of the Korean demilitarized zone, boasts just one hole, but what it lacks in quantity it more than makes up for in hazards. Live land mines line the course, and bizarre animals stumble out from the woods. » 4/28/12 8:00am 4/28/12 8:00am

South Korea unveils robotic prison guards, promises futuristic cavity…

To round out their drug-sniffing clone dog army, South Korean authorities are now experimenting with robotic prison guards. Lest you think these cyber-wardens will be equipped with gatling guns in the style of Robocop's ED-209, know that this alarm-equipped bot has more in common with the Death Star's delivery droids. » 4/16/12 9:30am 4/16/12 9:30am

10 striking geographical locales abandoned by humans (and reclaimed by…

To paraphrase everyone's favorite chaos theorist from Jurassic Park, "Life finds a way." Indeed, that old chestnut is applicable to the following ten destinations, where animals have found a home in areas humans once tread. Remember, if you want to keep poachers out of your nature preserve, surround it with land mines. » 9/28/11 10:00am 9/28/11 10:00am

The Korean version of the X-Files takes place in the 17th century

Check out this footage from the Korean TV show Special Investigation Report, which is more commonly referred to as "Joseon X-Files." What's it about? A pair of UFO investigators sleuthing during Korea's Joseon Dynasty. Matthew Bey of No Fear For the Future has seen half a season, and even though the production values… » 1/12/11 1:35pm 1/12/11 1:35pm