• Footage of Korean women sexually enslaved by Japanese soldiers in WWII revealed for the first time
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    Footage of Korean women sexually enslaved by Japanese soldiers in WWII revealed for the first time

    Japan’s sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War Two is one unresolved issue that continues to strain relations between the two countries. However, all these decades later,…. the Japanese government still tries to whitewash its wartime atrocities. At long last evidence has been found that should aid Seoul’s efforts to corner Tokyo into facing reality. Lee Ji-won tells us more. Women,… with faces full of fear,… are lined up against a wall. A man, presumed to be a Chinese officer, talks to them. This short 18 second video is of seven Korean women sexually enslaved by the Japanese soldiers in Yunnan province, southwest China, around the end of World…

  • Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard? | Jon Jandai | TEDxDoiSuthep
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    Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard? | Jon Jandai | TEDxDoiSuthep

    Translator: Jelena Vukovic Reviewer: Ivana Korom There is one phrase that I have always wanted to say to everyone in my life. That phrase is “Life is easy.” It’s so easy and fun. I never thought like that before. When I was in Bangkok, I felt like life is very hard, very complicated. I was born in a poor village on the Northeastern of Thailand And when I was a kid, everything was fun and easy, but when the TV came, many people came to the village, they said, “You are poor, you need to chase success in your life. You need to go to Bangkok to pursue success in…

  • The Mobile Love Industry
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    The Mobile Love Industry

    Since the invention of the internet 30 years ago, network technology has connected us in increasingly intimate ways. Today, the world is literally at our fingertips through our phones. ‘We do see the phone as bit of an extension of ourselves. This is going to be a really enduring technology to have a small screen with you at all times.’ ‘The immediacy of connection has radically impacted life in the 21st century. Especially when is comes to Sex and Love. ‘In the last 5 years a good third of relationships start from online dating if not more.’ ‘There’s a totally new generation of people who are just coming into dating…

  • Kings of Cannabis (Full Length Documentary)
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    Kings of Cannabis (Full Length Documentary)

    [MUSIC PLAYING] KRISHNA ANDAVOLU: We’re on the side of a mountain. And there’s about thousands of marijuana plants around us. -This is like, two, three hectares– like 20, 30,000 plants. And then you know that you’re going to find a champion there if you look long enough. It’s a massive field, full of pot. KRISHNA ANDAVOLU: You might not know who Arjan Roskam is, but you’ve probably smoked his weed. Since 1985, Arjan’s been producing some of the most well-known strains of marijuana out of Amsterdam. We joined up with him and his crew in Colombia to look for three rare marijuana strains. So after about a few hours of…

  • Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari
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    Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

    One of my earliest memories is of trying to wake up one of my relatives and not being able to. And I was just a little kid, so I didn’t really understand why, but as I got older, I realized we had drug addiction in my family, including later cocaine addiction. I’d been thinking about it a lot lately, partly because it’s now exactly 100 years since drugs were first banned in the United States and Britain, and we then imposed that on the rest of the world. It’s a century since we made this really fateful decision to take addicts and punish them and make them suffer, because we…