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    The History of the Mass Games

    The History of the Mass games For the longest time people assumed that ‘Arirang’ and ‘Mass Games’ were one and the same, but in fact the mass gymnastics and art performances known as Mass Games in North Korea have occurred since as early as 1946, with all of them having their own themes and influences. […] More

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    anti-vaxxers are coming…….

    Anti-vaxxers are coming and you can expect them to be as rude obnoxious and ignorant as ever. There’s a great phrase known as “first-world problems” usually meaning things like Waitrose doesn’t have any avocados left for example. These are as opposed to third-world problems, such as not having clean water to drink and shit like, […] More

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    3 Weirdest Abandoned Communist Monuments In Europe

    If you’re an avid urban exploration enthusiast, then you’re in for a treat! If you didn’t know, a lot of European countries such as Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland, and former Czechoslovakia were under communist rule or partially ruled by communist parties. Most of the monuments during this era were destroyed but there are still remnants of […] More

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    All about Neutral Moresnet

    Neutral …what? What was the only country in the world to have Esperanto as the national language? Neutral Moresnet. Now that the pub trivia is out of the way, let’s get down and dirty with one of the most pointless countries ever to grace God’s green earth. Ever heard of Neutral Moresnet? Probably not, but […] More

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    Who is Kim Pyong Il?

    Introduction Kim Pyong Il is the last surviving son of North Korean founder and President Kim Il Sung and half brother of late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Despite coming from such a powerful background, Kim Pyong Il spent most of his adult life, and political career posted abroad, away from the Pyongyang power […] More

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    Psychedelic Socialism: LSD in Czechoslovakia

    Before we get to psychedelic socialism, some context. The 1960s were a turbulent and exciting time in pop-culture, most notably in the western world. The counter-culture movement was tearing up the worlds of music, fashion and ideology only to rebuild them again in another image. For a bright moment in this, the psychedelic movement gripped […] More

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    How to get out of Europe during COVID

    The 2020 COVID pandemic has caused most countries around the world to close off their frontiers to tourists. Typically allowing only residents and freight can come in and out. An exception to this is most of Europe, where close integration means that it was simply not feasible to keep the borders closed. Europeans wanting to […] More

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