DF-Wave News Splash #72 – Running Man Games, Japanese Comfortable Heels, The Try Guys learn K-pop & Dramas, and Stars Separated at Birth?

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At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week!

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10 Running Man challenges you can try in your own backyard

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Have you ever wanted to try some of the challenges on Running Man? Well now is your chance! This article is filled with some easy (and cheap) challenge ideas straight out of our favourite variety show, so just gather some friends and let the competitive fun begin.

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13 Korean celebrities who’ve been in an international relationship

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Every couple in a romantic relationship faces challenges that, when resolved, results in greater appreciation for each other.

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10 times EXO-Ls weren’t completely overdosed on EXO’s fashion style

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If EXO-L’s wrote a book it would be called, “I Love You, Though It Is Really Hard To Love You In That Outfit” because although we have everlasting love for our boys, it can be hard when they are wearing the worst possible clothing. Including unforgettable mishaps like the “tennis sandals” and the “puffy sleeves”, we present to you ten times EXO had questionable fashion styles.

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Japanese star Fukuyama Masaharu’s marriage crushes hearts and stock value

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When Japanese star Fukuyama Masaharu got married recently, what got crushed went beyond the hearts of his adoring fans. The aftermath explains why many Asian stars either stay single or marry in secrecy so that they don’t risk extreme consequences.

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12 Strange Korean beauty products that are surprisingly amazing

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Korea is ahead of the curve when it comes to innovative, while admittedly strange, beauty and skincare products. If you’ve ever lusted over the beauty and flawless skin of your favourite K-drama leading ladies or are just starting to experiment with Asian skincare, here are 12 Korean beauty products that sound weird but are surprisingly amazing!

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How to make Kimchi Bean Sprout Soup

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If you have a bottle of sour kimchi, you know you can make many dishes with it. Kimchi stew, kimchi fried rice, and much more. Here is one simple dish that can comfort your soul when the weather is chilly and you need something to warm yourself. That is kimchi bean sprout soup (kimchi kongnamool gook, 김치 콩나물국)

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See how K-pop boy band INFINITE rose to the top in new documentary GROW: Infinite’s Real Youth Life

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We have great news for fans of Infinite’s Hoya, L, Woo Hyun, Sung Yeol, Kim Sung Kyu, Dong Woo, and Lee Sung Jong! You can now see where their journey to becoming one of K-pop’s hottest boy groups began by watching their documentary GROW: Infinite’s Real Youth Life right now on DramaFever!

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INFINITE’s Hoya sidelined at China concert due to injury

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Due to a leg injury, Hoya was unable to fully participate during INFINITE’s recent concert in Nanjing, China. He spent most of the show seated on the side of the stage while his fellow members performed the complicated choreography that INFINITE is known to do.

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Japanese designer comes up with novel high heel shoe that’s actually comfortable

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There’s no denying that high heels do look stylish, but there’s also no denying that they’re probably the most uncomfortable shoes a human being can wear. However, thanks to a talented designer from Japan, women may soon be able to go out and rock the town in a pair of actually comfortable high heel shoes.

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Gary sweetly takes care of Song Ji Hyo

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Today, Running Man revealed a behind-the-scenes photo of the members drying themselves off with towels after a game. But there seems to be a lot of buzz around this picture because of two certain members! If you guessed actress Song Ji Hyo and Leessang’s Gary, you’re correct!

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Actor Kim Min Jae Raps for Twenty Again OST

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Choi Ji Woo’s on-screen son Kim Min Jae is a rapper in real life! Kim and MAMAMOO member Solar have joined forces to release the single “Star” for the Twenty Again OST part 6. The new song, which was released today at 12:00 p.m. KST, is a mid-tempo hip hop track that compares unreachable love to a star.

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Lee Min Ho achieves fantastic results for Korean tourism

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When South Korea launched a new tourism campaign starring Lee Min Ho, there were probably critics who wondered about the success rate. So far, the promotion has been a huge hit, and a new survey proves the Hallyu superstar’s magnetic power.

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10 Sets of Asian stars who could be siblings

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How well do you know your Asian stars? Some of them look so similar that we’re left wondering if they are actually long-lost siblings switched at birth! Can you tell these 10 sets of stars apart?

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​14 Korean celebrities who will probably enlist in the military in 2016

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Have you ever wondered about the Korean military system? Enlistment is mandatory for Korean men because South and North Korea never signed a peace treaty. Korean men have until their 38th birthday to enlist.

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8 Korean actors you didn’t know were sports stars

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We know that many of our favourite Korean stars have a multitude of talents aside from acting, like modelling and singing. But did you know that some big stars actually got their start in the world of sports? These 8 actors all went above and beyond with their athletic abilities, competing at a national level before switching over to the world of acting.

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Get your own pastel galaxy nails inspired by My Love From Another Star!

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Can you believe it’s been two years since the international hit My Love From Another Star premièred? Here’s a gorgeous throwback nail design for those of you still not over the feels. Even if you are, these nails are too pretty to pass up! Learn how you can get these cute nails for yourself with The Crafty Ninja in this simple and easy tutorial.

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11 Unforgettable and hilarious Korean kissing game moments

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You’ve probably already noticed by now that Korean variety shows love to put your favourite stars in awkward, yet hilarious situations. Kissing games are often used to break the ice as well as give fans some very entertaining fan service.

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WATCH: The Buzzfeed Try Guys learn about K-pop and K-dramas

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The Try Guys over at Buzzfeed recently completed a five-part series of videos in which they delved into Korean entertainment culture and learned about K-pop, K-dramas, and Korean food at KCON LA. As they watch K-pop for the first time, attempt to cook classic Korean dishes, and reenact infamous K-drama scenes, the results we’re quite hilarious!

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That concludes this week’s DF Wave News Splash! 

Come back next Monday, when we will be once again sharing the best DF stories from the last 7 days!

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All article images and clips in this post, aside from JaK Wave Logos, are courtesy of DramaFever.com. All rights reserved.

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Published by SurfinHaruru

SurfinHaruru is Sub-Editor, Head Graphic Designer/Coordinator, and Resident Photographer at JaK Wave, and manages the Korean Language section of the site. He loves Asian culture - living with Chinese culture day-to-day, and studying Korean in his spare time. He has a passion for Asian cookery, dramas, and music, and enjoys attending Traditional and Modern cultural events frequently.

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