Lifespan Optimization: Turning on the Vitality Genes

Longevity and healthy aging are hot topics these days. The Wall Street Journal recently reported a spike in interest in ice baths while Harvard genetics professor David Sinclair offers a compelling argument for becoming healthier through actions such as calorie restriction, cold therapy, and of course exercise in his bestseller “Lifespan: Why We Age and…

Nam June Paik: Moon is the Oldest TV

Revolutionary Artist Remembered in a Luminous Documentary Narrated by Steven Yeun Called “the Nostradamus of the video age” and the “father of digital art”, Nam June Paik was lionized for his visionary artistry decades ago. But now? His foundational contributions to digital pop culture have largely faded from collective memory, outside the art world. Amanda…

Chonsu: Korean Kinship by Degree of Separation

What is chonsu? In Korean society, there is something called chonsu which indicates the degree of kinship in family relationships. It is a number representing the degree of distance and closeness between relatives. It is not known exactly when the concept of chonsu began to be used in Korea, but there is a clear record…

Winners for The Baeksang Arts Awards 2023

Established in 1965, the Baeksang Arts Awards is a comprehensive arts awards ceremony encompassing TV, film, and theater. The 59th Baeksang Arts Awards took place on April 28th, 2023, at the beautiful Paradise City Resort in Incheon, and was broadcast live in Korea and on TikTok for international viewers. 1,723,992 people watched the show on…