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Meet The First Asian American Gold Medalist, 91 Year-Old Sammy Lee

July 20th, 2012 | 8 comments | Posted by Jen

The last time the Olympics were in London in 1948 was also the first time an Asian American won a gold medal in the Games. That distinction belongs to 91 year-old Dr. Samuel “Sammy” Lee, who was born in Fresno, CA and is of Korean descent.

From Time Lightbox via Wired:

Dr. Samuel “Sammy” Lee, 91, was the first Asian-American to win an Olympic gold Continue reading Meet The First Asian American Gold Medalist, 91 Year-Old Sammy Lee

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What It Means When North Korea Is Performing ‘Maintenance’ On Its Server

November 23rd, 2010 | 1 comment | Posted by Jen

This is what currently comes up on your screen when you visit “The Official Webpage of The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea”:

TRANSLATION: “The server is currently unable to handle the request due to a temporary unloading of ‘maintenance’ on the South Korean puppet group’s island territory. The implication is that this is a temporary condition that will be alleviated after our enrichment of enough uranium to bomb a bitch’s ass if we feel like it is completed.”

[Reuters: North Korea shells South in fiercest attack in decades]
[Official Website of North Korea]
[AP: Scientist: NKorea has 'stunning' new nuke facility]

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Intern Jasmine’s Links Of The Daysian

June 25th, 2010 | 0 comments | Posted by jasmine

What's a World Cup without a bedazzled Baby Phat soccer ball?

North Korea would like the United States to pay it $65 trillion for years of hostility [Gawker]

The Korean War started 60 years ago today. [Wikipedia]

Kimora Lee Simmons has been spreading fabulosity to South Africa. [Sowetan - thanks, Michael!]

It’s been a year since Michael Jackson (and Farrah Fawcett!) died. Cebu inmates, take it away. [YouTube]

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