Park Seo-yeon, 34, eats in front of a video camera during her eating show in her apartment in Incheon, west of Seoul January 22, 2014. [REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji]
The latest fad in South Korea, reports Reuters: "Gastronomic Voyeurism." They have the best broadband and some of the best food over there, what's not to love? There are about 3,500 people doing webshows like this in South Korea, Reuters reports.
Shown in the photo and video in this post, Park Seo-yeon, aka The Diva. She webcasts about three hours daily from her apartment in the city of Incheon. She eats alone, and thousands of viewers watch and chat with her real-time. The fad has become a lucrative way for thousands of online diners to GET PAID TO SIT AROUND AND EAT FOOD "while serving up a sense of community in the wealthy Asian country's increasingly solitary society."
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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