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The new PlayStation VR comes with an adorable miniature PlayStation 4

The “PlayStation VR Processor Unit” acts as a middleman between the headset and the PS4 console itself.

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North Korean defectors are going to prison for drugs, and it’s part of a larger problem

North Korean defectors face significant obstacles even after escaping the country.

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Here’s how the biggest social networking company in China compares to Facebook

There’s a new king of tech in China.

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This is the best any ‘Final Fantasy’ game has ever looked

“Final Fantasy” is one of the longest-running video game series of all time, with roots dating back to 1987.

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The latest spat between the two Koreas took a really bizarre turn

The dispute between the two Korean nations took a really odd turn when North Korea accused their southern counterpart of releasing deadly snakes along the border.

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We finally know the age of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un

US officials closely monitor North Korea’s activities, so it might come as a surprise that we’ve been missing some basic information on its leader, Kim Jong Un.

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Rare photos from inside North Korea’s mysterious buildings

Kim Jong Suk Creche, Pyongyang Oliver Wainwright

For 10 days, architect, photographer, and architecture and design critic for The Guardian, Oliver Wainwright, traveled to Pyongyang, North Korea where he got tours inside buildings, with permission to photograph.

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People in Japan are being paid to have babies, and it seems to be working

Japan’s nationwide fertility rate just hit its highest level in 21 years.

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An ad agency created a dinner plate that cuts 30 calories from each meal

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This map predicted how Japan would attack the US during World War II

On November 7, 1937, the Los Angeles Examiner published a prescient map predicting how Imperial Japan could attack the US during World War II.

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This is a pretty worrying chart for China’s demographic future

It’s no secret that many countries face looming demographics problems as their populations age.

Much has been written about developed markets like Japan, Germany, and Italy, which have the largest percentages of their populations age 65 and up.

But another country also deserves attention: China.

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China’s taste in cars is looking even more like America’s in one important way

It’s big, it’s bold, it’s brash, and it’s going to China.

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The most fun I’ve had behind the wheel this year was with Toyota’s unusual vision for the future of mobility

The future of mobility is an exciting frontier that everyone in the automotive world is trying to explore. As a result, companies have taken creative and odd approaches to meet the challenge.

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The women’s wrestling league in Japan is way more intense than WWE

If you thought the WWE was intense, you haven’t witnessed Stardom, the professional women’s wrestling league in Japan.

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Here’s why Japan won’t do anything about the crazy yen surge

The Japanese yen is on fire.

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The dirty reason China can’t always tell North Korea what to do

Global consumption of coal has declined significantly over the past year, driven by China, which makes up about half of the world’s demand for coal.

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This could be our first look at Nintendo’s next-generation gaming controller

There’s been lots of speculation about Nintendo’s next generation gaming console, which will reportedly be called the NX.

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How to play Go, the game that humans keep losing to Google’s highly intelligent computer brain

After seeing Google’s artificial intelligence system “AlphaGo” beat one of the best Go players alive last week, I decided to try the popular game myself.

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China is trying to build an empire of electric cars—but the strategy has one huge flaw that will benefit Tesla

The Chinese government is going all in on electric cars. After all, China is currently plagued with some of the worst air pollution in the world.

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This is the most ridiculous claim that China has on the South China Sea

Since the establishment of modern China following World War II, both China and Taiwan have claimed nearly the entirety of the South China Sea as their own.

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