A Brief Timeline of North Korea Doing Insane and Terrifying Things

Last night, North Korea unexpectedly decided to test a nuclear bomb without the common courtesy of telling anybody first. But it's just the latest in a long line of terrifying and crazy things that the country gets up to. » 2/12/13 9:21am 2/12/13 9:21am

Did North Korea Secretly Test Two Nukes in 2010?

A new analysis suggests North Korea clandestinely tested two nuclear weapons in 2010. If it's true, it would double the number of known tests hailing from the country and could mean serious nuclear warhead development is underway. » 2/03/12 3:20pm 2/03/12 3:20pm

Let's All Laugh At Kim Jong-Il While Looking At His Secret Life…

North Koreans are still crying hysterically because Kim's dead, baby, Kim's dead. I want to believe that soldiers behind the TV cameras are aiming at these mourners with AK-47s. But just in case, let's yang that yin by laughing at him. » 12/21/11 5:00pm 12/21/11 5:00pm

Six Ways Kim Jong Il Sucked at Technology

The Supreme Dear Leader is dead—and while it's been a morning of hysterical weeping for us at Gizmodo, we can't help but look back at the five star dictator's life. And boy, did his country blow at tech. » 12/19/11 10:00am 12/19/11 10:00am

South Koreans Use Balloons to Float Propaganda DVDs to North Korea

For years, South Korean activists have been sending pro-democracy propaganda to the politically and informationally isolated citizens of North Korea via balloon, in an attempt to share information about Kim Jong Il and his regime. Generally, it's information that is either censored or illegal in the communist country.… » 4/30/11 12:43am 4/30/11 12:43am