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North Korea's Zoo Chimp Smokes A Pack A Day Because Life Is Cruel And People Are Terrible

Nineteen-year-old Azalea, a chimp who’s probably as smart as your kid, has to live in North Korea’s Central Zoo in Pyongyang. But that’s not why she’s smoking a pack a day. It’s because some arsehole trained her to use a lighter, to puff smoke and then bow and dance for delighted families all day.

North Korea's Internet Only Has 28 Websites But They Sure Are Sweet

North Korea is something of a locked box to the rest of the world, and even their version of one of the handiest apparatuses through which you can glimpse cultural habits — the internet — is largely inaccessible to anyone outside the country. Thanks to what appears to be an accidental reveal, however, we can now peek inside North Korea’s internet tubes.

North Korea Asks For Help In The Wake Of Its Devastating Flood

In a rare admission that life isn’t paradise within its borders, North Korea is asking for international aid in wake of devastating floods that state media claims to have impacted tens of thousands. Information released Sunday by the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs confirms that North Korea is dealing with a big natural disaster.

North Korea May Have Just Tested Its Biggest Nuke Yet

According to the US Geological Survey, a 5.3 magnitude “explosion” has been detected in North Korea near the country’s only known nuclear test site. North Korea has claimed to have tested nuclear weapons after similar seismic activity in recent years, but none as large as today’s event.

North Korea's Netflix Knockoff Will Stream On-Demand Propaganda 

The North Korean government has made a habit of ripping off American technology products. Back in 2013, Kim Jong Un’s totalitarian regime made a state-sponsored Android phone ripoff, followed by a Mac OS X ripoff in 2015. Now, it appears that North Korea wants a piece of streaming video.

Popular Youtuber Creates Repulsive Propaganda Music Video For North Korea

I’ve seen a lot of disgusting things in my years on the internet, but this video takes the cake.

North Korea Is Broadcasting Strange Codes On The Radio And Nobody Knows Why

Lately some strange radio broadcasts have been coming from North Korea, according to the South Korean government.

North Korea Planned A Gigantic Cyber Attack Against South Korea

North Korea has been laying the groundwork for a massive cyber attack against South Korea, government officials from South Korea told Reuters.

Take A Rare Look Inside North Korea's Secretive Metro

Information about anything inside North Korea is hard to come by, but Pyongyang’s metro system is particularly secretive. Access to foreigners has historically been secretive, but one photographer recently made it in, rode the entire system, and has the photos to prove it.

North Korea Announces Ban On Facebook, YouTube And Twitter 

North Korea’s Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has officially announced that it’s now blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites.

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