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Pyongyang Just Got a Sexy Gift: 150 Pairs of Hot-Pink Underwear

Delivering panties to North Korea requires a covert operation.

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How North Korea Throws Itself a Birthday Party

It looks exactly like you'd expect.

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How North Korea Commissions Architects

Meet the Hong Kong architecture firm currently in favor with Kim Jong Un.

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A Rare Glimpse of City Life in North Korea

There are Mercedes and Audis, along with bookstores, restaurants and well-swept but mostly empty streets.

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North Korea Really Wants Its Own Bavarian Beer Garden in Pyongyang

The country's well-connected elites are crazy for beer, with palates developed under the reign of Kim Jong-Il.

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A New, Highly Detailed Image of North Korea's (Lack of) Electrical Infrastructure

The energy disparity between Pyongyang and its neighbors is clearer than ever in this awesome NASA satellite shot.

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The Hidden Architecture of Pyongyang

A new book explores the politics behind the city's buildings.

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North Korea's 7-Mile Fuschia Rainbow Hotel

The farcical design mimics the vision Kim Jong Il allegedly saw at birth