Today, TK Learned:

... that the sun is starting to set rather early.
  • In 1970, 80 percent of the countries had conscription. In 2009, only 45 percent did, and many of the countries reduced the length of the service. [Volokh Conspiracy]
  • Tasha / Yoon Mirae is selected as the 12th best new female emcee. [MTV Iggy]
  • Texans generally are ok with giving in-state tuition to illegal immigrant students. [New York Times]
  • Decent wines are now being produced in China, but there may be "wine racism". [Polish Wine Guide]
  • What is in the proposed free trade agreement between Korea and U.S.? [Department of Commerce]
  • Check out some great places near you. For Washington D.C., it's U Street. [American Planning Association]
  • Deng Xiaoping is very important and very underrated. A must-read if you want to understand contemporary China. [The Nation]
  • Why do they need a hungry muppet on Sesame Street when they already have Oscar who lives in a trashcan? [Reuters]
  • Karaoke in Koreatown is looking for "fragile" and "EXTRA THIN" hostesses. [Jezebel]
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