A recently discovered wasp in Thailand, whose yellow color and lethal behavior make it a dangerous bug among dangerous bugs was given the official name of Cystomastacoides kiddo, named after Uma Thurman’s deadly assassin, Beatrix Kiddo, in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill movies.
It used to be that kopi luwak, coffee processed through the bowels of civets, was the top end of high priced and rare coffee. But now, at $50 a cup, Black Ivory coffee is the new hotness. And instead of going through the bowls of a cat, it goes through the bowels of a Thai elephant. Mmm.
Normally, a whole bunch of people getting together to Gangnam Style would be a joyous occasion. Except at a club in Bangkok, where a Gangnam Style dance contest turned into a gun fight after two rival teenage gangs took offense to each other’s sick dance moves.
Since they were on the other side of the world while Hitler was trying to take over Europe in the 1940s, I guess it’s understandable that the average teenage Thai is pretty far removed emotionally from the idea of Hitler. But it’s still odd that this year, Hitler seems to be the hottest fashion accessory in Bangkok.
You lost everything? But where am I going to store all my extra porn?
Floods in Bangkok and throughout the rest of Thailand is already resulting in hard drive shortages and higher prices, with the Seagate and Western Digital factories in Thailand pretty hard hit. So if you’re looking to get an external drive in the near future, might snag one now, since there might be a hard drive shortage for a bit.
With a strong tide of nationalism and a gross misunderstanding of history, some young people in Thailand are adopting the dress, symbols and message of the Nazi Party. The above photos are from a mock Nazi parade put on by students at the Sacred Heart School in Chiang Mai, and they’ve upset not only Thai officials, but people around the world.