Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson is going on a humanitarian trip to North Korea with his best bud, Google executive Eric Schmidt, even though the State Department doesn't want them to go. Stop harshing our mellow, State Department! What excellent adventures will these radical dudes have over there?
Check out the totally sweet city of Gijungdong, an artificial ghost town that exists only to present a false sense of luxury to South Koreans across the border. Awwwwesome.
Meet the world's sexiest man, bro.
Take in the propaganda, which is especially bodacious this time of year.
Pick up a set of gnarly wheels.
Buy some balloons. Apparently North Korea has balloons.
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Photos by Miguel Medina – Stringer, Jung Yeon-je, Pedro Ugarte, Ed Jones, Kyodo News/AFP; Aaron M. Sprecher/Bloomberg – Contributor/Getty Images
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