A photo of a patriotic demonstration in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang dated 2007. Photo: Courtesy of Stephan/Flickr
With the 2018 Winter Olympics just over a month away, the host nation's neighbor to the north, North Korea, is seeing the games as an opportunity to bring peace and harmony to the Korean Penninsula.
According to a CNN report, during North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's New Year's Day address, Un offered a rare olive
CNN also reported that South Korean leader Moon Jae-in has welcomed Kim Jong Un's willingness to enter dialogue and called for swift measures to help North Korea participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in a cabinet meeting earlier today.
Only two North Korean athletes have qualified for the Olympics–the figure skating pair of Ryom Tae-Ok and Kim Ju-
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Isaac Hyde, 37, was arrested for crying wolf about being stranded on a chairlift. Turns out his fabrication of the incident at Gore Mountain Ski Center, New York, didn’t quite stack up findings from investigators according to Hyde–who was last seen at 3:15 p.m. March 31st–was not found until the lifts were spinning at 8 a.m. the following day. The local skier claimed that he was stuck on the lift for 17 hours, which prompted a further investigation from the local authorities. The story
This morning POC announced that in November of 2017, MIPS AB was granted a preliminary injunction by a German court to prevent an infringement by the helmet manufacturer POC on one of their patents. POC just released SPIN technology in their ski and bike helmets, their own take on the popular MIPS safety system, which they had used in the past. MIPS, SPIN, injunctions, what does that all mean in normal English? Patrick King, a spokesperson for POC, explained. "Both MIPS and SPIN are