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Korean Culture From An American Perspective: Censorship

Censorship in Korea is very different from that in America. In America, we bleep out a bunch of words that some people are too dirty, and nudity is very rare on television. When watching Korean...


Korean Culture from an American Perspective: Colors

For the most part, Korean colors make sense. For example, the color sky blue is 하늘색 in Korean. 하늘색 literally translates as "sky color". However, when it comes to some common pants colors, Koreans...


Korean Culture from an American Perspective: Hot and Cold Beverage Prices in Cafes

Korea has a lot of different cafes. In America, if you want coffee, you can pretty much choose between either Starbucks or Starbucks. In Korea, that's not the case. Starbucks is there if that's...


Korean Culture from an American Perspective: Bathing Habits

My wife is Korean, so I'm exposed to all kinds of interesting culture differences between America and Korea. I'd like to share a few of those culture differences so that people can learn more about...


American vs. Korean Periodic Table

Everyone uses the table of elements, but not everyone calls the elements the same thing. For example, in the UK, the element with atomic number 13 is called "aluminium", whereas in the USA, it's...