Monday, January 30, 2017

EP.6 'The Legend of the Blue Sea (Pureun bada-ui jeonseol)': What is family for Shim Cheong?

The Legend of the Blue Sea Pureun bada-ui jeonseol 푸른바다의 전설
Jun Ji-hyun of The Legend of the Blue Sea (Pureun bada-ui jeonseol)


The Legend of the Blue Sea Pureun bada-ui jeonseol 푸른바다의 전설

What is family for Shim Cheong?

Looking at patients and their family in their hospital room, Jun Ji-hyun (as Se-hwa / Shim Cheong) says, 

"Family looks exactly same with Bungeoppang.
They are as like as two peas, warm, and sweet."



What is Bungeoppang?
Bungeoppang is a fish-shaped bread(bun) filled with sweet red bean paste.
The snack can be seen everywhere in Korea in winter season on the street.
The Legend of the Blue Sea Pureun bada-ui jeonseol 푸른바다의 전설



Now, let's meet some sincere friends of the mermaid in the TV series from diverse backgrounds~
The Legend of the Blue Sea Pureun bada-ui jeonseol 푸른바다의 전설
The Legend of the Blue Sea Pureun bada-ui jeonseol 푸른바다의 전설
with Heo Joon-jae (Lee Min-ho) who is the mermaid's true love


The Legend of the Blue Sea Pureun bada-ui jeonseol 푸른바다의 전설
Shim Cheong and her child friend Yoo-na
She is the only one who can hear Cheong's inner voice.
The little friend's mother is assumed to be a  a woman with a fish's tail instead of legs, who lives in the sea, in the past.



The Legend of the Blue Sea Pureun bada-ui jeonseol 푸른바다의 전설
Cheong's con-man friends
Jo Nam-doo (Lee Hee-joon), Joon-jae, and Tae-oh (Shin Won-ho) from the left
They live with their mysterious visitor Cheong.



The Legend of the Blue Sea Pureun bada-ui jeonseol 푸른바다의 전설
 with Joon-jae's mother
 Cheong accidentally helps Joon-jae's mom having her pocket picked.




The Legend of the Blue Sea Pureun bada-ui jeonseol 푸른바다의 전설
Shim Cheong's homeless friend
She teaches the mermaid how to live without money.



Thursday, January 26, 2017

Filming Locations of 'Goblin (Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Dokkaebi)'


With the TV series booming, the filming locations of the Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (도깨비, Goblin, Dokkaebi) is also getting very popular.
Where are those places located?
Come with me~


Pedestrian overpass near Yongdap Station 용답역 육교  Grim Reaper Lee Dong wook Wang yoo Sunny Yoo In na
Pedestrian overpass near Yongdap Station (용답역 육교)
A lovely spot for Lee Dong-wook (as Wang Yeo, also known as Grim Reaper) and Yoo In-na (as Kim Sun, also known as Sunny)

Location
Pedestrian overpass leading into Exit 2 of Yongdap Station on the Seongsu Branch of the Seoul Subway Line 2




Legation at Unhyeongung Palace 운현궁
Legation at Unhyeongung Palace (운현궁)
Legation at Unhyeongung Palace 운현궁

A house where Gong Yoo (Kim Shin), Grim Reaper, and Kim Go-eun (Ji Eun-tak)
Only outdoor shooting here

Location
Located in Duksung Women's University behind Unhyeongung near Exit 4 of Anguk Station of the Seoul Subway line 3




Deoksugung-gil 덕수궁 돌담길 Grim Reaper Kim shin
Deoksugung-gil(덕수궁 돌담길)
A place where Goblin and Grim Reaper met for the first time
Deoksugung-gil 덕수궁 돌담길 Grim Reaper Kim shin
Kim Shin gaze at Grim Reaper through a stone wall 

Deoksugung-gil 덕수궁 돌담길 Grim Reaper office Kim shin
Grim Reaper in his office(?) behind the wall arranges the position of his hat looking at the goblin

Stonewall Walkway in the back of the Deoksu Palace near City Hall Station





Borinara 보라나라 학원농장 green barley buckwheat flower Ji Eun tak Kim shin
Borinara 보라나라 학원농장 green barley buckwheat flower Ji Eun tak Kim shin
Borinara (보리나라 학원농장)
"What is flower language for buckwheat flower?" the bride of the goblin asks.
Shin answers with a doleful face, "It means 'lover'."

There is the nation's largest Green Barley of 17,000 pyeong in Borinara Farm.   
Buckwheat flower festival is held every fall.

Location
Gochang-gun in Jeollabuk-do




Mocca Bookstore 모카책방 Seongsu-dong Mural Alley 성수동 벽화 Ji Eun tak Kim shin
Mocca Bookstore 모카책방 Seongsu-dong Mural Alley 성수동 벽화 Ji Eun tak Kim shin
Mocca Bookstore (모카책방)
A place where Eun-tak accidentally summons Shin while grilling dried cuttlefish

Mocca Bookstore 모카책방 Seongsu-dong Mural Alley 성수동 벽화
Located in Seongsu-dong Mural Alley which is called Brooklyn of South Korea

Seongsu-dong Mural Alley in Seoul





Jumunjin-eup Gangneung-si Yongjin Seawall 강릉 주문진 영진방파제 Ji Eun tak Kim shin
Jumunjin-eup Gangneung-si Yongjin Seawall 강릉 주문진 영진방파제 Ji Eun tak Kim shin
Yongjin Seawall (강릉 주문진 영진방파제)
A seawall where Kim Shin gave Ji Eun-tak a bunch of buckwheat flowers

Location
Jumunjin-eup of Gangneung-si




The trail to Woljeongsa Temple Odaesan Mountain Pyeongchang 월정사 전나무 숲길 Ji Eun tak Kim shin
The fir-tree trail to Woljeongsa (월정사 전나무 숲길)
A place where Shin and Eun-tak confirm their true love in spite of their tragic fate  
The trail through the forest which is surrounded by fir trees is the way to Woljeongsa Temple
Near Woljeongsa Temple of Odaesan Mountain in Pyeongchang 



Incheon Hanmi Bookstore 한미서점 Ji Eun tak Kim shin
Incheon Hanmi Bookstore 한미서점 kim shin
Hanmi Bookstore (한미서점) 
A place where the Goblin and the bride of him stroke their head each other

Location
Geumgok-ro in Incheon




Quebec Canada petit champlain Escalier Casse-Cou 목이 부러지는 계단
 Escalier Casse-Cou to Rue du Petit Champlain Lower Town
Theatre Petit Champlain quebec canada 캐나다 퀘백 쁘띠 샹플랭 문 door
A door of Theatre Petit Champlain
quebec canada hotel Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hill tombstone
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac & A hill
Shin and Eun-tak teleport several times between South Korea and Quebec in Canada.
Unfortunately there are no tombstones on the hill.

Location
Quebec in Canada



Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Hot Brain: Problematic Men Ep.83 Brain Warm-ups (Noepulgi) with Duk-won of 'Broccoli, You Too?'

Park Kyung Mensa
 Congratulation Park Kyung first for becoming a member of Mensa with an IQ of 156 above! :)



duk won broccoli yoo too
Today's Guest is Duk-Won(on the far left).

Who is Duck-won?
: Singer-songwriter and leader of Broccoli, you too?

*Graduated from SNU majoring mass communication
*The last man in The Golden Bell Challenge, TV quiz show for high school students, when he was in high school 
*Scored 398 points out of 400 for Korean SAT
*Unfortunately missed winner's prize for 1 VS 100, TV quiz show for ordinary persons and celebrities 

I was a big fan of Broccoli, you too? before Gyepi, a beautiful vocalist, left the band due to discord between members.
Duck-won is not a wonderful vocalist in spite of his sensibility of a poet in writing and composing as well.



neuro plastcity brain plasticity
Ha Seok-jin
Today's Brain-Warm Ups is to improve Neuro-Plasticity.

What is Neuro-Plasticity?
Neuroplasticity, also known as brain plasticity or neural plasticity, is an umbrella term that describes lasting change to the brain throughout an individual's life course.

It can be improved until the age of eighty with continuous thinking creatively. 




problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
Q. What is hide in the picture?

Tip> English Alphabet

problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
A. COCONUT




problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
Q. What is a number for the question mark?

Tip> Find correlation between colors
problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
A. 11




problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
Q. Hyun-moo tells the other members the way out of the cave.
The five men move at the same time in the direction of the arrow according to his instructions.
  In what order does he shout colors with minimum number of arrows?


problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
A. Blue→Blue→Blue→Red




problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
Q. Move three matchsticks to complete the formula. (from an viewer)

problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
It's brilliant answer in spite of the one of the viewer. :)

problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
A. UP=↑




problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
Q. Fold this paper with 4*4 size to make the front of the paper white and the back black. 

problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
1. Fold the paper in half lengthwise.

problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
2. Fold all 4 sides in.

problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
3. Fold both triangular shapes in.

problematic men Brain Warm ups noepulgi
4. Turn the paper over and fold the same shapes in.






Starring
Jun Hyun-moo, Ha Seok-jin, Kim Ji-seok, Lee Jang-won, Tyler Rasch, and Park Kyung

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ep.132 Non-Summit: Chung Yoo-ra and Red Notice of Interpol

arrested in denmark jtbc
Chung Yoo-ra arrested in Denmark

Prosecutors of South Korean requested for Interpol Red Notice for Chung Yoo-ra, Choi Soon-sil's daughter, last month and the 20-year-old mother arrested in Denmark.
The daughter of the woman at the center of a corruption scandal has pissed off the whole nation with her illicit admission.


interpol red notice corruption scandal south korea jtbc
Prosecutors requested for Interpol Red Notice for Chung Yoo-ra
What is Red Notice?
There are eight types of Notice.


red blue green yellow black orange purple Interpol-United Nations Security Council Special Notice jtbc
Interpol Notice

Red Notice
To seek the location and arrest of a person wanted by a judicial jurisdiction or an international tribunal with a view to his/her extradition.


Yellow Notice
To locate a missing person or to identify a person unable to identify himself/herself.


Blue Notice
To locate, identify or obtain information on a person of interest in a criminal investigation.


Black Notice
To seek information on unidentified bodies.


Green Notice
To warn about a person’s criminal activities if that person is considered to be a possible threat to public safety.


Orange Notice
To warn of an event, a person, an object or a process representing an imminent threat and danger to persons or property.


Purple Notice
To provide information on modi operandi, procedures, objects, devices or hiding places used by criminals.


Interpol-United Nations Security Council Special Notice
To inform Interpol’s members that an individual or an entity is subject to UN sanctions.


<Interpol Notice from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia>