North Korea is like the youngest sibling in the world family. It’s not big or strong enough to beat up anyone else, but it knows how to throw a tantrum, and it loves attention. While North Korea continues to push out news effectively threatening to commit suicide by cop, sometimes the rest of the world can’t help but point and laugh about its other silly nuances.
In a recent example, many Internet communities revolving around marijuana have discovered its legal status in the country. A Youtube video entitled “High Times in the DPRK” explains the plant’s widespread use in the area. Given North Korea’s bizarre and often hilarious tendencies, you can’t help but think of this as satire, but it’s true. The country doesn’t even consider the plant to be a drug. Continue reading At least we’re not North Korea (yet)