Wednesday, February 14, 2018


*"Chloe Kim started snowboarding when her father decided he wanted to learn -- 

and by age 5, he says she was already better than him."

*"Korean Kulture: Riding the bullet train.

The shiny new Korean Train Express was built to shuttle guests at the Olympic 

Games back and forth to make traveling easier. How efficient is it?"

KTX Network Map. 
*"PyeongChang Olympic committee hacked during opening ceremony of 2018 

winter games. Events like the Olympics are major targets for cybercriminals."

By Alison DeNisco Rayome. February 12, 2018, 6:06 AM PST.

"The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic 

Games fell victim to a cyberattack during the opening ceremonies, causing a 

malfunction of the internet protocol televisions at the press center.

Large events like the Olympics."

*"The figure skaters Yura Min and Alexander Gamelin competing in the Olympics 

on Sunday. Yura Min is from Long Island and competing for South Korea.

Credit Chang W. Lee/The New York Times.

*"Photos: South Korea from Above. PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Dates:

Feb 9, 2018 – Feb 25, 2018." By Science Staff | February 

9, 2018, 10:02 am ET. 

*"Winter Olympics: Kim Jong-un calls for further reconciliation." 13 February, 2018.

"This handout photo by KCNA shows Kim Jong-un, who appears to be supported 

by Ms Kim Yo-jong on his left and Mr Kim Yong-nam on his right."

*"Russian curler who fell at Olympics 'looks like Angelina Jolie at 21.'"

By Janine Puhak.

"The Russian beauty has made waves on Twitter since stepping out on Feb. 8."  


*"Fancy Stats Analysis. We simulated the results of the Olympic hockey 

tournament with NHL players. Here’s a look at what might have been in 

PyeongChang. (Note: Since this is fantasy anyway, we’re not accounting for 

injured players.)

Team USA


Top line: Johnny Gaudreau — Auston Matthews — Phil Kessel

Second line: James van Riemsdyk — Jack Eichel — Blake Wheeler

Third line: Max Pacioretty — Vincent Trocheck — Patrick Kane

Fourth line: Anders Lee — Tyler Johnson — Brock Boeser

Extras: T.J. Oshie, Jason Zucker    By Neil Greenberg, February 13 at 1:52 PM.

"Alex Ovechkin won’t be playing during the Winter Olympics, but here’s what his 

team could have looked like." (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

*"The South Korean ‘penis park’ which is the surprise hit of the Winter Olympics 

Adam Smith. Tuesday 13, Feb 2018, 5:53 pm.



"The penis cannon at South Korea’s Haeshindang Park (Picture: Reuters) A South 

Korean park full of penis statues is proving the unlikely tourist hotspot of this 

year’s Winter Olympics."

*"DPRK Delegation with S. Korean President Enjoys Performance of DPRK Art 

Troupe 《Korea Ryugilo Editorial Bureau》. Pyongyang, February 12 (KCNA) -- 

The high-level delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea led by 

Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's 

Assembly, together with south Korean President Moon Jae In and his wife enjoyed 

congratulatory performance of the art troupe of the DPRK in Seoul on Sunday.

Among the audience were members of the DPRK high-level delegation including 

Kim Yo Jong, first vice department director of the Central Committee of the 

Workers' Party of Korea, and leading members of the art troupe and Jo Myong 

Gyun, minister of Unification, To Jong Hwan, minister of Culture, Sports and 

Tourism, Pak Won Sun, mayor of Seoul City, and other personages and masses of 

the south side and foreign diplomatic envoys in Seoul.

The DPRK art troupe led by Kwon Hyok Bong, department director of the Ministry 

of Culture, and Hyon Song Wol, head of the Samjiyon Orchestra, gave its 

performance again in Seoul in the wake of a congratulatory performance in 

Kangrung of south Korea on Feb. 8 ahead of the opening of the 23rd Winter 


Date: 13/02/2018 | Source: Uriminzokkiri (En).

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