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This Spotify user’s creative playlist doubles as an actual kimchi fried rice recipe

  • Spotify user Noah Conk’s Spotify playlist that doubles as a kimchi fried rice recipe has become a hit online.
  • The playlist contains a total of 51 songs with titles that not only list the ingredients for the dish but also give step-by-step instructions on how to prepare them.
  • “I’ve seen other people make funny playlists that tell a story,” Conk tells NextShark. “I chose kimchi fried rice because it seemed simple enough to make. If a recipe is already complex, the playlist will be super long.”
  • The playlist has become widely embraced on Twitter and received positive feedback on the popular “Subtle Asian Traits” Facebook group.

A Spotify playlist that doubles as a kimchi fried rice recipe has become a hit online. 

Created by user Noah Conk, the playlist contains a total of 51 songs with titles that not only list the ingredients for the dish but also give step-by-step instructions on how to prepare it. 

Golden retriever puppy in Bangkok gets mugshot and ‘charged’ for getting lost

  • An adorable golden retriever puppy in Bangkok was taken to the police station  and “charged” with getting lost after parting ways from home. 
  • On May 16, Bangkok police discovered the lost puppy at an apartment building near Wireless Road and took her to the Lumpini police station. 
  • At the station, police members took “mugshots” of the puppy with a board that read “Name: Golden Retriever” and “Charge: Getting lost.”
  • The puppy was given blankets and food while waiting for her owner to arrive.
  • On May 17, the owner contacted the police and picked up the puppy at the station.

After being found by Bangkok police, a lost golden retriever puppy was taken to the police station where she was photographed and “arrested” on charges of getting lost.

On the evening of May 16, police found the adorable puppy at an apartment building along Wireless Road in Bangkok and took her to Lumpini police station. 

The Chinese-Filipino singer who symbolizes the Philippines’ three-month-long Christmas celebration

Jose Mari Chan meme

September’s arrival means two things for many Filipinos: the holiday season is fast approaching, and memes featuring Chinese-Filipino singer Jose Mari Chan, 76, will be everywhere. 

Here come the memes

Altered images and online jokes featuring the beloved singer have unintentionally become a part of the Filipino holiday tradition in recent years.

New Character That Means ‘Poor’ and ‘Ugly’ is Extremely Relatable to Chinese Millennials

chinese millennials

A newly-created pessimistic character is garnering attention from Chinese millennials and the younger population, saying that it perfectly describes them.

This new character, “qiou,” is a combination of three characters: (qiong) that means poor, (chou), which is translated as ugly, and also (tu), meaning earth. If put together, the character essentially reads as meaning “poor as dirt and ugly,” according to Shanghaiist.