The execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle brought a swift and violent end to a man long considered the country's second-most powerful. But while Jang Song Thaek is now gone, the fallout from his bloody purge is not over.
Starting in January, traditional incandescent bulbs will be on their way out the door, and newer compact fluorescents (CFLs) and LED bulbs will be lighting up. While this move is ultimately meant to conserve the nation’s available energy, broader use of CFLs may actually come with some unwanted health risks – most notably in regards to people’s skin.
On Jan. 1 it will become illegal to manufacture traditional 60 watt and 40W incandescent bulbs, thanks to a 2007 bill that set strict minimum efficiency standards -- and effectively outlawed the ordinary bulb.
The bedroom of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis looks frozen in time with small rubber ducks and action figures in a perfect line on his dresser and snow boots tucked into a shelf as he had left them the day he was killed.