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Inside Bangkok's Abandoned, Half-Finished Ghost Tower

The skyscraper index tells us that tall buildings and the market are closely correlated—and the unlucky ones being built during a catastrophic economic crisis run the risk of remaining incomplete forever. Such was the case with Sathorn Unique. Read More >>

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Bangkok Is Basically the Most Popular Location on Instagram

If you've ever looked at Instagram's explore tab, then you've undoubtedly seen a bevy of most liked photos originating from kids in Thailand. And as it turns out, the most popular location to tag Instagram photos this year came from the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. After that it was some mall in Bangkok, followed by: Disneyland, Times Square, AT&T Park, LAX, Dodger Stadium, the Eiffel Tower, the Staples Center and the pier in Santa Monica. Kudos to you, Thailand. You're the kings and queens of Instagram. [Instagram] Read More >>

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Thailand's Anti-Smoking PSA Will Chill Your Blood

I wouldn't call myself a smoker -- I only have the occasional puff when I'm out boozing -- but watching Thailand's anti-smoking PSA will definitely make me think twice about my next one. This ad is bound to be talked about for weeks to come, so watch it before everyone else, over the jump... [HyperVocal via Gawker] Read More >>

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KFC Thailand Exploits Tsunami to Sell Terror Chicken on Facebook

What's the first thing you crave when you're afraid a tsunami might be headed straight for you? The safety of your family? Peace with God? How about fried chicken? KFC sure thought natural disaster was a great way to sell. Read More >>

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There Isn't a Better Way to Watch Films Than on This Floating Cinema

The film itself is only part of the movie-going experience. There's also the smell of fresh popcorn, the hushed murmer of the crowd as the lights go down, the smell of the sea air, the gentle lapping of the waves—wait, what? Read More >>

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Hard Disk Production Kick-Started Again After WD Thai Factory Dries Out

Good news for anyone looking to buying a hard drive or computer in the next year or so -- Western Digital has partially restored production at one of its manufacturing plants in Thailand, and expects to have all the water pumped out of a second within 10 days. Read More >>

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Don't Insult the Thai King in an SMS, Unless You Like Prison

We've all said things we don't really mean in text messages. But when a retired Thai truck driver sent an SMS that insulted his king, he got more than he bargained for. Twenty years more, in fact. Read More >>

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Sony's NEX and SLT Cameras Back in Production After Thai Flood Stoppage

Sony has managed to get its NEX and SLT camera lines up and running again, following a break in production caused by the relentless flooding that's been hammering Thailand over recent months. Read More >>

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The Ingenuity of Thailand During Their Massive Flood Is Very Impressive

I don't want to make light of a tragedy because the floods in Thailand have been worse than imaginable. The flooding has killed over 500 people, caused £3 billion in damage and has been ongoing since mid-summer. It's a sad, sad state of life. But instead of giving up, the people of Thailand are adapting. And it's awesome to see. Read More >>

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What Is This?

This isn't the teeth of a machine; the chainmail shirt your cousin uses for larping, or the DNA sequence of Justin Bieber's love child. Read More >>

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Thai Floods Hit Sony Camera Launches

It's not only hard drive manufacturers that have been feeling the aftermath of the Thai floods -- Sony's the latest victim, forcing them to put off two camera launches indefinitely. Read More >>

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Western Digital's HD Factory "Submerged" by Thai Flooding

One of the world's largest hard drive makers has emerged as another victim of the floods that've hit Thailand, with WD reporting that one of its Thai plants has been "inundated" by water and some equipment is currently underwater. Read More >>

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