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The Augmented Reality Korean Unification Project

New media artist Mark Skwarek’s latest creation, the Augmented Reality Korean Unification Project, imagines a unified Korea through an app that removes “weapons, checkpoints, fortifications, barriers, [and] walls… from the Korean landscape.”

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Our daily cheat sheet collects other interesting headlines reported today from around the world wide web.

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ani-com 2011, acghk, ani-com hong kong, anime cosplay, death note

We were on our way to the 13th Animation-Comic-Game Hong Kong 2011 (ACGHK)—or as it’s colloquially known, Ani-Com.

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Forget spaghetti westerns—Italian movies from the 1960s are for film majors with moustaches. Instead, we’re headed to Asia, back to another classic stomping ground of film: Hong Kong. It’s all about the dim sum western now.

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yakuza-01

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Spicy girls circa 2009. Spicy, indeed.

At this year’s ChinaJoy game expo—the largest of its kind in China—organizers stepped up their regulations regarding the show’s booth babes, better known as “spicy girls“. Find out what parts of the body these women can no longer put sticker ads on.

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We present The Street Art Beat, our new series on street art in Asia. 21CB’s Angela Kung looks at the daring work by Jef Aerosol and JR, two French artists who don’t mind leaving an impression on big walls.

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using-computer-china

Researchers have published a paper on the mechanics of filtering on Chinese search engines. Is there a way to break through? The researchers certainly think so.

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