Monday's Link Attack: Moon Bloodgood, Suicide Pact, Shooting Rampage
Moon Bloodgood brings love of sci-fi to Spielberg’s ‘Skies’
Ever since she was a child, Bloodgood has been a fan of science fiction and horror.
That’s why she starred in “Terminator Salvation,” “Journeyman” and “Day Break.” It also explains why she wasn’t interested when she first heard about “Falling Skies.”
“I’m always going to love science fiction. That’s just a part of my personality. But I had done so much of it, and I was itching to do something else,” she told the Herald in a recent telephone interview from her Los Angeles home.
4 Killed, 1 Hurt in South Korea Shooting
AP via Time.com
A corporal in South Korea’s marine corps went on shooting rampage Monday, killing four fellow marines and wounding another on a Yellow Sea island base near the country’s tense border with North Korea, officials said.
The corporal was taken into custody on Ganghwa Island, about 40 miles (70 kilometers) west of Seoul, but his motive remained unknown, and the shooting was being investigated, Defense Ministry officials said.
South Korea plans to convert all textbooks to digital, swap backpacks for tablets by 2015
South Korea announced this week that it plans to spend over $2 billion developing digital textbooks, replacing paper in all of its schools by 2015. Students would access paper-free learning materials from a cloud-based system, supplementing traditional content with multimedia on school-supplied tablets.
North Korean defector learns to live outside the world’s biggest prison
The Guardian (U.K.)
Rhee Kyeong-mi used to struggle to find enough food. Now she is finding it hard to adjust to abundance and choice in South Korea.
4 South Koreans Missing After Apparent Suicide Attempt
AP via New York Times
Four South Koreans were missing and one was hospitalized Sunday after they jumped into a rain-swollen river in an apparent group suicide attempt first conceived online, police said.