Korean High School Life – Study, Suicide and Beauty

Well, this was something I didn’t really garner too much interest in until a friend of mine sent me a video via Facebook. What a title, eh?

Anyway, I clicked on play and began watching the 18 minute documentary of a teenager’s life in Korea. At first, some stuff surprised me a little bit due to the fact that I live in the States and as more information was thrown at me, it just made me wonder many things.

The video explains many things in which Korean high school students focus on. The most important one: studying. In the video and information I discovered while researching, I realized that Korean students take sixteen hours off their daily life to study. I thought I spent long times studying. They take this time out of their daily life to study in order to pass exams, and passing exams means getting to a good school, and getting to a good school means getting a good career, and getting to a good career means obtaining a good life. Interesting, right? But the stress of studying and leaving out their social life also affects them, badly. One major problem being … suicide. Suicide has become highly common among Korean high school students, and the major cause being school. Daily life schedule as a Korean teenager attending boarding school: Continue reading

Evolution of Kpop (1995 – 2011) Part 1 … NOW OUT!!

Honestly, this project took over three months to complete from finding information, translating, downloading, brainstorming, editing, saving, losing files and so on. This was one of the longest project I had done. To even better the video, I spent my hard earned time trying to find a perfect editing software to make the video look clean cut for all of you guys and trust me, I tried. It may not look nice and neat to some, but please understand the time spent to make this video.

Firstly, let me explain what this video is about. The first video (part 1) will introduce what the Hallyu Wave and Kpop are. It will discuss the international fame it took and then we shall move on to videos and music. If you don’t understand what I mean, watch the video. Continue reading

[Visualize This] An Ab Fest On KBS’ “100 Points Out Of 100”

This one is, of course, for the ladies.

The girls of KBS’ “100 Points Out Of 100” received a lucky surprise on March 5th when 2AM’s Jinwoon, Hyun Woo, Son Ho Young, and MBLAQ’s Lee Joon revealed their abs to them. Then again, you could just search it up on the internet but they got it better because they saw it up close.  Continue reading