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2NE1"s Dara reveals her beauty history through "Cosmopolitan"

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Dara revealed her "real beauty history" through "Cosmopolitan"!

She showed off various styles, from a chic look that focused on her eyes, a bright look with an orchid pink lipstick, and a sexy biker look emphasized through a bright red lipstick.

She revealed that she usually only puts on natural makeup and said, "[When I see myself in 2NE1], I think, "Is that really the same person?""

“Roaring Currents,” Starring Choi Min Shik and Ryu Seung Ryong, Sets Box Office History

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The movie, “Roaring Currents,” has been obliterating the Korean box office records for the past four days, essentially rewriting its history. On August 1, it set the record of having over one million viewers—two days after it had been released.

According to the box office records kept by the Korean Film Council, “Roaring Currents” had 1,228,751 viewers on August 2 alone. The cumulative number of viewers since its release is 3,505,426 viewers. These are the statistics that were recorded a mere four days after its release.

Having more than a million viewers in one day is the first time in history. The movie that was close to this was “Transformers 3” in 2011, where they gathered 956,500 viewers in a day. In present day 2014, “Roaring Currents” gathered 272,251 more viewers than that.

Not only are they setting the highest viewership rates, they are also breaking their own record day after day

Chicken and beer: a deep-fried history

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International students from Yeungnam University enjoy fried chicken and beer, often called chimaek in Korean, during the second Chimaek Festival held in Daegu last month. Riding on the popularity of chimaek in and outside of Korea, the young event attracted 100,000 festivalgoers alone on the eve of its first day. By Gong Jeong-sik

DAEGU - It was a sweltering summer weekday, but a throng of people began to flock to Duryu Park in Daegu at around 3 p.m. They were there to celebrate the eve of the second Chimaek Festival, a one-of-a-kind event that is dedicated to the combo of deep-fried chicken and beer, often called chimaek for short in Korean. The festival took place between July 17 and 20. In order to enter the world of chimaek, the first thing you do is to pull out your identity card. Once you prove you"re old enough to attend the festival, you can indulge in a whole chicken that some claim has more than 1,000 kilocalories

HISTORY show off their 'Psycho' dance moves in rehearsal video

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HISTORY released their dance practice video for "Psycho"!

SEE ALSO: HISTORY reveal the BTS of their fan signing event for "Psycho" mini-album

Perhaps giving a sign that they would be great acting-dols, they boys bring a bit of insanity onto the dance floor with their dance moves as they roll their heads loosely around and even stick their tongues out. They also show off their manliness by flexing their biceps and through charismatic gazes that jump off the screen.

Check it out above!

Tae Wan Releases Music Video for R&B Track “History” Feat. San E

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R&B singer Tae Wan released the music video for his latest track “History” featuring San E through the official 1theK YouTube channel.

Tae Wan debuted in 2006 and made a name for himself as a top Korean R&B artist. He has produced songs for artists such as Rain, Wheesung, Lee Min Woo, and MBLAQ. ”History” is the first track from Tae Wan’s newest mini album, “As I Am.” The song is a strong R&B hip-hop track, featuring Tae Wan’s past stories and future goals. The song, while honest, has explicit lyrics in English.

The music video was directed by Zany BrosLim Sukjin.

“As I Am” will be released on all music stores on July 31

Taewan reveals making of 'History' MV featuring San E

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Talented artist, Taewan, returned to the music scene with a new album for the first time in eight years! After impressing with his MV of "History," featuring Brand New Music label mate San E, Taewan also dropped the behind-the-scenes video.

SEE ALSO: [Album and MV Review] Girl"s Day - "Everyday 4"

In the video, San E shows his support for his fellow artist, saying he wanted to take part because the track was so cool and asking the audience to give a lot of encouragement. Taewan says he had fun with the MV in his own message near the end, so check it out above!

HISTORY reveal the BTS of their fan signing event for 'Psycho' mini-album

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HISTORY have revealed a behind-the-scenes look into their fan signing event for "Psycho"!

SEE ALSO: HISTORY get up close with fans through their fan signing events

The "romantic psychos" celebrated their third mini-album at Seoul"s Times Square on July 5 and 6th by signing autographs for and interacting with fans. Fans from all over started to gather for the signing event from early in the morning, and although there was a bit of chaos at first, the fan signing ended without any accidents.

Check out the BTS clip above!

HISTORY take you behind the scenes of 'Psycho' recording and 'Desire' album jacket photo shoot

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HISTORY are taking you behind the scenes of their latest comeback!

SEE ALSO: HISTORY are "Psycho" for the woman they love in full MV + "Desire" mini-album

The boys portrayed "men crazy in love" for their third mini-album, "Desire", photo shoot, really focusing on their bad boy charm. They also released a BTS cut of their recording session for "Psycho", which features commentary by composer Lee Min Soo and writer Kim Ina

Check out the BTS of the photo shoot above and the recording studio below!

HISTORY releases a 'Psycho' comeback sketch

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HISTORY has released a BTS comeback sketch for "Psycho"!
The group recently released their third mini-album "Desire". The songs all have incredibly catchy beats and even provide a taste of salsa and jazzy flavors mixed in for lovely diversity. 

SEE ALSO: HISTORY give a better look at their choreography with performance version of "Psycho" MV

The video shows the boys getting ready for the comeback stage, including getting their hair and makeup done. The boys reveal that to look crazy, they put on intense eyeliner for their stages. The boys are also their fun-loving selves in the BTS video, so check it out above!

Park Seo Joon talks about his dating history and skinship skills on 'Entertainment Relay'

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It was no surprise when actor Park Seo Joon revealed that he was the popular boy in school and admitted that he"s good at skinship!

SEE ALSO: Park Seo Joon thanks cast, staff, and viewers of "Witch"s Romance" in video message

"Entertainment Relay" sat down with the actor and asked, "You must have been very popular during your school days. Have you dated before?" Park Seo Joon was open about his dating history, sharing, "I"ve done as much [dating] as possible, as much as others do... I"ve received dashes [been asked out or confessed to] from a decent number of people."

During the lie detector game, when asked the "yes or no" question, "I"m on top [these days]," Park Seo Joon answered "no", but even the lie detector determined that was a lie

HISTORY teach you the moves for 'Psycho'

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HISTORY taught guys how to get the girl through their dance tutorial for "Psycho"!

SEE ALSO: HISTORY reveal dance practice and self-camera shots for "Psycho"

On their "Let"s Dance" segment, HISTORY went into "bad boy" mode as they broke down their choreography into the "marionette", "come in", and "peek-a-boo" dance which they claimed can win a girl"s heart. They also acted out how they would confess to a girl in "bad boy" style, but couldn"t hold in their laughter!

Check out HISTORY going from bad boys to goofy ones in their dance tutorial!

HISTORY reveal dance practice and self-camera shots for 'Psycho'

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Now that HISTORY has made their return with a catchy tune for "Psycho," they also released a dance practice and self camera video, which shows bits of their dance practice as well as shows them moving around from literally their perspective as the camera is held up from their eye level.
If you want to see more of these cute guys and check out their smooth dance moves, just check out the video below! How are you liking their comeback so far?

SEE ALSO: HISTORY are "Psycho" for the woman they love in full MV + "Desire" mini-album

History Obsesses like a ‘Psycho’ in New Mv

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Sending shivers up and down the spine, History unveiled its music video for Psycho.

The music video, which was released on June 23, told the story of psycho stalker, with perhaps multiple personalities, who obsesses over the girl next door, covering an entire wall of her picture and dreaming about her all the time. It’s later revealed that the stalker is actually trapped inside an insane asylum, obsessing over a girl who may not even exist.

Psycho is part of History’s third mini album Desire.

Photo Credit: Loen Entertainment

HISTORY are 'Psycho' for the woman they love in full MV + 'Desire' mini-album

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HISTORY is "crazy in love" in new track "Psycho" as shown in he twisted music video above!

SEE ALSO: HISTORY reveals another MV teaser for "Psycho"

This thrilling MV shows the boys getting into fights with one another as they tell the girl that all their behavior stems from their love for her, ending with their insistence that she can call them whatever she wants, whether it"s bad or crazy boy, and then a creepy smirk.

Check it out above!

The group has also released their third mini-album "Desire". The songs all have incredibly catchy beats and even provide a taste of salsa and jazzy flavors mixed in for lovely diversity. Check out the rest of the album"s tracks in the playlist below

HISTORY releases track list for upcoming third mini-album 'Desire'

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Boy group HISTORY announced their comeback with the release of an album spoiler, a track list for third mini-album, "Desire"!

SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Angel Eyes" - Episode 17 ...with special thank you note from Big Bang"s Seungri!

There will be a total of five songs, including "I Got U," "No Sun," "It"s Alright," "Blue Moon," and the title track, "Psycho," which sure sounds like an interesting one to lead with!

Stay tuned for updates on their comeback.

{ Album Spoiler } #HISTORY 3rd Mini Album Coming Soon! pic.twitter.com/mhSkI8ZhTu

— HISTORY (@HISTORY426) June 10, 2014