Se-Woong Koo
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"Adulkid": The Accelerating Evolution of Homo Consumens

The adage that β€œchildren will be children” may not hold true in South Korea. Adding to the pressures faced by kids to excel in academics and god knows what else, a new social trend revolves around the concept of β€œadulkid,” aimed at making children look and behave like adults. At

Katrin Park
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A Nation as Beautiful as a Rolex Knockoff

I only recently saw the photos of 20 remarkably identical-looking Miss Korea contestants. The shots of these polished young women inspire both horror and confusion. They look like they were made from the same cookie cutter, mass-produced at some beauty queen factory, like the same model iPhones in a Chinese