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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt returned from a four-day visit to North Korea on Thursday with a challenge for the East Asian country and its leader, Kim Jong-un: accept the Internet, or risk further economic decline.
The head of one of the most prominent technology companies is part of a delegation that arrived in North Korea on Monday -- a trip that has stirred up some controversy, partially because of its timing.
Despite requests by international governments, North Korea went ahead with plans and launched a long-range rocket on Wednesday.
North Korea announced Saturday that they would attempt to launch a long-range rocket before the end of the year, just eight months after a failed attempt to do so was condemned by the UN.
Amid nuclear tensions, a seismic reality check
NASA satellites are providing imagery and data on Typhoon Tembin southwest of Taiwan, and Typhoon Bolaven is it barrels northwest through the Yellow Sea.
The Chinese Goral (Nemorhaedus caudatus), is a species of wild goat found in the mountains of eastern and northern Asia. A population of this subspecies exists in the Korean Demilitarized Zone, near the tracks of the Donghae Bukbu Line. The species is classified as endangered in South Korea, with an estimated population of less than 250.
The Eurasian Water Shrew, known in British English as the water shrew, is a relatively large shrew. It is up to 3.94 inches (100 mm) long, with a tail up to three-quarters as long again. It has short dark fur, often with a few white tufts. It has a few stiff hairs around the feet and tail that act as a keel in the water. Its fur traps bubbles of air in the water that greatly aids its buoyancy, but requires it to anchor itself if it wishes to remain underwater for more than the briefest of...
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.