USAIN BOLT

Evil Scientists Created A Robot That Can Run Faster Than Usain Bolt

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At a speed of 28.58 mph, the KAIST Raptor is the fastest robot on two legs, which means that not even Usain Bolt will be safe from Skynet.

#CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

Here's How Cap's To Do List In 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Varies By Country

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Skippy the Bush Kangaroo? Here's how much Captain America's list of things he needs to learn about varies depending on which country the movie is playing.

KOREA

Jaywalking, Phone-Talking Korean Girl Should Probably Be Dead

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An oblivious jaywalker walks right through a busy intersection while talking on her phone, narrowly avoiding some potentially deadly collisions.

Sports

Batter Arrogantly Celebrates Home Run, Outfielder Catches It

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Jeon Jun-woo of Korea's Lotte Giants thought he hit a game-tying home run.

TAEKWONDO

Fear The Korean Taekwondo Diplomacy Foundation: They Will Flip And Kick Out Your Heart

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Just typing it is oddly terrifying: "Korean Taekwondo Diplomacy Foundation.

youtube

New Korean Baseball Technique: Elbow Smash Line Drives

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I don't know the specifics of what's happening here, but here's the gist: A gent on the Korean baseball team claims he was hit by a pitch, but everyone else in the game/stadium/world saw him lean out and elbow smash the ball.

#UFC

This Arianny Celeste Soccer Shoot Doesn't Make Sense, But Who Cares

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It hasn't been the best year for iconic octagon ring-girl Arianny Celeste, what with all the <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2012/05/26/arianny-celeste-arrested-domestic-violence/" target="_blank">arrests for domestic abuse</a>, but the <a href="http://mmajunkie.com/news/29476/charges-dropped-in-ufc-octagon-girl-arianny-celestes-domestic-violence-case.mma" target="_blank">charges against her were dropped</a> and she can spend the rest of 2012 focusing on what she does best: looking absolutely gorgeous in situations that make little-to-no sense.

SHAKE WEIGHT

Today’s WTF Gadget Makes The Shake Weight Commercial Look Tame By Comparison

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The commercial for Ace Power may be even more uncomfortable to watch with your parents than the Shake Weight ad. You win this round, Korea.

#ART

The Incredible Portrait In Portrait Art Of Kim Dong Yoo

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Celebrity artwork is nothing new, as people have loved painting celebrities, actors and entertainers ever since Leonardo DaVinci created a portrait of his favorite reality starlet, Mona Lisa.

strange

South Korea's Anti-Bullying Solution: Angry Birds?

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We've talked before about <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gaming/2011/11/angry-birds-has-sold-how-many-copies/">how insanely popular "Angry Birds" is</a>, but look no further than usually game-suspicious South Korea accepting it to get an idea of what a global cultural phenomenon it is now.

SUNG BONG CHOI

Korean Susan Boyle Was a Homeless Orphan

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Ever since <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2009/04/this-is-ridiculously-heartwarming">Susan Boyle blew up</a> on "Britain's Got Talent," every ugly duckling with a nice voice has been called the "next Susan Boyle," only to disappear back into obscurity (See also: the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2010/04/tubby-chinese-kid-is-new-susan-boyle">tubby Chinese kid</a> who sang like Whitney Houston).

TAEKWONDO

Newest Fad: Toddler Fighting Rings

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I don’t fancy myself much of a conspiracy theorist* but I couldn’t help but notice the eerily close timing of Michael Vick’s withdrawal from this Thursday’s scheduled appearance on Oprah and the sudden appearance of a video of two Asian toddlers engaged in Taekwando.

#Justin Bieber

The Kids Are All Right: 14 Internet Child Stars To Watch In 2011

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Throughout history, children have been exploited by terrible people because they could be used as figurative armies of slaves in factories and mines.

WTF

WHAT A CUTE COUPLE

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A Korean man (who <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mnUyEd7avE">isn't James Franco</a>) recently had a marriage ceremony with his dakimakura (a body pillow with an anime character printed on it).

Music

KOREAN POP STARLETS DRESSED AS KITTIES? YES, PLEASE.

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I've been going back and forth about whether or not I should post this, as its relevance to TV is limited to the fact that this is a performance on Korean television, but, well.

SHITTY MUSIC

KOREAN GIRLS LOVE IOWA FOOTBALL

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The Big Ten is enjoying a bit of an international boost this week after the Korean pop group Girl Generation released this video featuring these random shots of an Iowa Hawkeyes football helmet.


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