Stop What You're Doing And Watch This Insane Fireworks Display

The 2014 Bamboo Rocket Festival in Thailand (one of many such traditional events held annually prior to the rainy season) yielded the absolutely jaw-dropping fireworks display below. No more words even necessary, really ... watch and prepare to have your face melted clean off by sheer force of awesome. » 12/26/14 11:40am 12/26/14 11:40am

Thai Military Threatens To Arrest People For Doing Hunger Games Salute

The three-finger salute which Katniss Everdeen does in The Hunger Games has become a real-life symbol of resistance to the military coup in Thailand. To the point where the ruling junta has said it may arrest people for doing it, if they're in a large group and refuse to lower their arms. » 6/04/14 1:23pm 6/04/14 1:23pm

Spend a lovely day with the kids at Thailand's Hell torture theme park

90 minutes outside of Bangkok sits the Wang Saen Suk Hell Park, one of several "hell gardens" that can be found throughout Thailand. At this tourist destination, you can pack a picnic and ramble around the charming sculpture garden, which depicts sinners being eviscerated wholesale in the Buddhist underworld. » 6/05/12 9:50am 6/05/12 9:50am

Faced with rising floodwaters, Thai citizens turn to homemade jet skis and abandoned highway parking lots

Since this summer, a particularly strong monsoon season has caused dangerous floodwaters to raise across Thailand. These waters have killed over 500 people and caused several billion dollars in property damage already. In cities like Bangkok, residents have adjusted to the rising waters by flood-proofing their… » 11/15/11 5:05pm 11/15/11 5:05pm

In Uncle Boonmee, a man's final family reunion brings Thai sasquatches and catfish sex

In the Palme d'Or-winning supernatural drama Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives , director Apichatpong Weerasethakul chronicles his titular character's final days in the Thai countryside, where he's reunited with his dead wife and lost son, who's undergone an otherwordly transformation. » 3/05/11 11:45am 3/05/11 11:45am