Quick Click http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30310/all en Propaganda Video of the Day http://www.globalpost.com/north-korea-propaganda-call-of-duty-modern-warfare-3-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> North Korea has released an insane dream-sequence propaganda video using Modern Warfare 3 footage and "We are the world" music. Yes, they have. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Katrine Dermody </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>To say it simply, is to say it best. And our friends over at <a href="http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/05/north-korea-steals-nuclear-blast-footage-from-modern-warfare/">TechCrunch</a>&nbsp;truly got to the heart of this one today:</p> <p>&quot;If you watch one paranoid fever dream video of a missile-blown New York set to a Muzak version of &#39;We Are The World,&#39; make it this one.&quot;</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/hK8zQIsMmnk" width="560"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/north-korea-propaganda-call-of-duty-modern-warfare-3-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Asia-Pacific Quick Click United States Tue, 05 Feb 2013 15:45:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5746506 at http://www.globalpost.com Viral Video of the Day http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/japan-earthquake-drill-zoo-video The Japanese are nothing if they're not prepared. Here, we see the newest employee of Tama Zoo outside Tokyo donning a zebra costume during an earthquake drill as emergency workers set up a barricade. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/japan-earthquake-drill-zoo-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click wildlife Quick Click Japan Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:29:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5746918 at http://www.globalpost.com Number of the Day: 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/number-the-day-solomon-islands-earthquake-magnitude-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An earthquake with the magnitude of 8.0 struck east of the Solomon Islands, prompting tsunami warnings across the Pacific. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Katrine Dermody </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Notes in a musical scale.&nbsp;</p> <p>Legs on an octopus.</p> <p>Sides on a Stop sign.</p> <p>Pints in a gallon.</p> <p>The number of days a week needed for <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight_Days_a_Week">Lennon and McCartney</a> to show they care.</p> <p>Sadly, today&#39;s number of the day reflects the 8.0-magnitude earthquake that struck off the Solomon Islands earlier this morning.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/number-the-day-solomon-islands-earthquake-magnitude-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Weather Asia-Pacific Quick Click Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:13:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5747779 at http://www.globalpost.com Video of the Day http://www.globalpost.com/china-snow-roof-caving-in-video The sky is falling! The sky is falling! Well, that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but this video out of China is still pretty stirring — especially ahead of the snowmageddon which is expected to slap the Northeast US in the face tomorrow morning. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/china-snow-roof-caving-in-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Weather Quick Click China Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5749019 at http://www.globalpost.com Number of the Day: 83 http://www.globalpost.com/egypt-tahrir-square-sexual-assaults-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 83 percent of Egyptian women and 98 percent of foreign women have experienced sexual harassment in Egypt. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Katrine Dermody </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>If we consult ancient <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numerology">numerology</a>, we find that the number 83 represents possible troubles, worries and conflicts in life.</p> <p>And unfortunately, our reasoning behind choosing 83 as the number of the day doesn't stray too far from this bleak description.</p> <p>According to a 2008 study by the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) — the only report of its kind — <strong>83</strong> percent of Egyptian women and 98 percent of foreign women have experienced sexual harassment in <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/egypt">Egypt</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/egypt-tahrir-square-sexual-assaults-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt egypt Quick Click Quick Click Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:07:48 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5750252 at http://www.globalpost.com Viral Video of the Day http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/harlem-shake-viral-video-meme Move over Gangnam style, there's a new dance craze in town. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/harlem-shake-viral-video-meme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Entertainment Quick Click United States Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:36:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5752980 at http://www.globalpost.com Innovation of the Day: Postage stamps that taste like chocolate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/beligian-chocolate-postage-stamps-innovation The Belgian post office, Bpost, has launched a set of special stamps that smell and taste of chocolate.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/beligian-chocolate-postage-stamps-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux Quick Click Food & Drink Quick Click Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:08:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5753665 at http://www.globalpost.com GIF of the Day: Obama's exploding fist bump at the State of the Union http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/gif-obama-exploding-fist-bump-at-sotu After last night's State of the Union Address, will Obama receive a bump in the polls? Come on, we had to do it.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/gif-obama-exploding-fist-bump-at-sotu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Elections Quick Click United States Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:55:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5754510 at http://www.globalpost.com GIF of the Day: Marco Rubio's ill-timed water grab http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/gif-the-day-marco-rubios-ill-timed-water-grab Senator Marco Rubio’s thirst trumps his message in the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union Address.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/gif-the-day-marco-rubios-ill-timed-water-grab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Quick Click United States Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:07:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5754754 at http://www.globalpost.com Video of the Day: Valentine's Day Edition http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/valentines-day-japan-men-shout-love-video On this day of love and romance, let's check our cynicism and dignity at the door and do as the Japanese do. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/valentines-day-japan-men-shout-love-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Quick Click Culture & Lifestyle Japan Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:15:35 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5755438 at http://www.globalpost.com Word of the Day: Meteorite http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/russia-meteorite-meteor-explosion-NASA Meteor versus Meteorite: What's the difference? Why does it matter?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/russia-meteorite-meteor-explosion-NASA" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Americas Food & Drink Quick Click Europe Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:50:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5756811 at http://www.globalpost.com Video of the Day: Harlem Shake, SeaWorld Edition http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/harlem-shake-seaworld-video What can we say, we've got a fever here at GlobalPost, and the only prescription is more Harlem Shake.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/harlem-shake-seaworld-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Entertainment Quick Click United States Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:23:57 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5759223 at http://www.globalpost.com Number of the Day: 15 (chart) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/congress-low-approval-rating-sequester-budget-obama-debt According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans' approval of Congress is hovering at a paltry 15%<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/congress-low-approval-rating-sequester-budget-obama-debt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Quick Click Politics United States Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:46:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody, Kyle Kim 5762245 at http://www.globalpost.com Video of the Day: Airport rage in China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/china-airport-travel-rage-security%20video Not his finest moment: Chinese official throws a temper tantrum after being denied passage to a flight for which he arrived late.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/china-airport-travel-rage-security%20video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Travel/Tourism Quick Click China Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:32:14 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5766324 at http://www.globalpost.com Video of the Day: Animals give you tough love http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/baby-animals-give-you-tough-love-video These adorable animals aren't angry. They're just disappointed. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/baby-animals-give-you-tough-love-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> animals Quick Click Quick Click Wildlife News Culture & Lifestyle Offbeat United States Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:07:40 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5766985 at http://www.globalpost.com