Extinction Event: Dinosaur seeking new home in Khon Kaen dies in flame (Photos)

Khon Kaen, Thailand — In this land before time, dinosaurs ruled the earth. Not only did they go extinct, but today saw the added indignity of one consumed by flames during a forced relocation. A torrent of fire burst from the long neck of the Brachiosaurus-alike on Khon Kaen’s Srichan Road while it was being ...

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No pool? No problem. Thai students learn to swim with the tide.

No pool? No problem. Thai students learn to swim with the tide.

In a stroke of genius or absurdity, one teacher in Isaan didn’t let the outbreak’s closure of campuses and gyms keep him from his duties. The teacher, who demonstrated proper...

Breathe, gamers: The PS5 is finally on its way to Thailand

Breathe, gamers: The PS5 is finally on its way to Thailand

After months of grumbling that Thailand’s gamers were being dissed by Sony, the Japanese console-maker announced its PlayStation 5 will arrive early next month. Sony Thai said...

Deja Coup: Thais see dark reflection in failed American insurrection

Deja Coup: Thais see dark reflection in failed American insurrection

Though crowds storming a government seat of power are all too familiar to Thailand – it happened in Bangkok just before the last coup d’etat – this morning’s shocking...

YouTube blocks Rap Against Dictatorship’s royal diss track

YouTube blocks Rap Against Dictatorship’s royal diss track

A music video calling out the monarchy by a countercultural rap collective is no longer available on YouTube in Thailand at the government’s request. Two months after the...

From belly of whale, a fortune in vomit lands on Thai fisherman

From belly of whale, a fortune in vomit lands on Thai fisherman

As the old proverb goes, one whale’s vomit is another man’s gold.  Narit Suwansang was out walking by the sea last week along the Thai gulf where the Laem Talumphuk...

See you in court! Bangkok school refuses to negotiate with parents of abused students

See you in court! Bangkok school refuses to negotiate with parents of abused students

A Bangkok school now notorious for widespread chronic child abuse is refusing to discuss a settlement with parents now seeking millions of baht in damages. The Sarasas Witaed...

Congratulations, Joe Biden! Thai meerkat breaks deadlock to end election cliffhanger (Video)

Congratulations, Joe Biden! Thai meerkat breaks deadlock to end election cliffhanger (Video)

As Americans struggle to count the remaining votes before they all start shooting each other, Thailand late Friday afternoon came to the rescue. Specifically, a meerkat held...

Dance Dance Cremation: Friends fulfill Suphanburi man’s dream of sexy funeral

Dance Dance Cremation: Friends fulfill Suphanburi man’s dream of sexy funeral

What to do for a good friend after they die? How about dispatch a squad of sexy dancers to send him to the afterlife. Friends of Kritsana Wongkasem made good on his final wish...

Twitter puts Bar B Q Plaza on blast for NSFW Thai schoolgirl pic

Twitter puts Bar B Q Plaza on blast for NSFW Thai schoolgirl pic

After landing on the wrong side of Twitter, a popular mall shabu destination said yesterday that it fired a store manager for dismissing an intern who objected to his sexy student...


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Never miss the coolest topics your friends are talking about on social media again. From the most famous road rage video on YouLike, to photos that literally all of your Thai friends are sharing but you have have no idea what the text says, these stories are worth a quick read. But you might need to invest a bit more time when we translate the latest scandal from infamous Thai drama forum Pantip. These stories might include Thais sharing stories of unacceptable public behavior or kilometer-long comment threads when someone posts a picture of a cockroach in a chain restaurant or a rat in a donut display.