Stuff you may have missed: November 30, 2013
An American-born detainee in North Korea—one who didn’t have a chance to star in a music video filmed in the country—has apologized (likely under duress) for ”indelible offensive acts against the DPRK government and Korean people.” The man, 85-year-old Merrill Newman, is a Korean War veteran and has been detained by the country for more than a month.
Researchers have discovered a new, more aggressive strain of the HIV virus. They say it leads to full-blown AIDS in just five years.
Thailand’s anti-government protests have flared up once again. The past few years have been pretty active on this front.
If you want to own some of Whitey Bulger’s stuff, you’re going to soon have an opportunity.
This Headline Smasher site deserves to go viral.