Thailand

gEM LIFE

These Dazzling Gemstones Are Home to Microbes

It's the first time traces of life have been found inside these precious jewels.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.18
dark web

FBI Shows Arrest Video Of Dark Web Kingpin Who Died By Suicide in Police Custody

At a cybersecurity conference, the FBI aired a video showing the arrest of AlphaBay’s Alexandre Cazes.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.10.18
Busted

Look at This Massive Click Fraud Farm that Was Just Busted In Thailand

Over 500 cellphones and 350,000 SIM cards were seized.
Louise Matsakis
6.12.17
State of Surveillance

Are You a Spy Tech Nerd Who Can 'Climb Poles'? The US Embassy in Thailand Has a Job for You

JOB ALERT!
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.28.17
Thailand

Meet the Man Making Giant Prosthetics for Elephants

Therdchai Jivacate usually makes prosthetics for smaller creatures, but when he saw 200 kg elephant with a missing leg, he knew he had to help.
Emiko Jozuka
6.17.16
Thailand

Suspected Slaughterhouse Near Tiger Temple Discovered By Thai Authorities

Days after the bodies of 40 tiger cubs were discovered at Tiger Temple, authorities think they have found the site where tigers were slaughtered and dismembered.
Sarah Emerson
6.7.16
Tinder

The Famous Tigers of Tinder Have Been Saved from Their Drugged-Up Hell

The tigers made famous in "Tinder selfies" trend may soon have their freedom.
Sarah Emerson
5.31.16
Features

The Variety Show

On the trail of the man believed to be Variety Jones, one of the architects of the defunct drug marketplace Silk Road.
Joseph Cox
12.17.15
News

FBI Says Suspected Silk Road Architect Variety Jones Has Been Arrested

Roger Thomas Clark was arrested in Thailand, and is pending extradition to the US.
Joseph Cox
12.4.15
Goodbye Meatbags

​The Girl Who Would Live Forever

The story of the youngest person ever to be cryonically frozen, and the widening allure of the human-freezing industry.
Brian Merchant
4.16.15
politics

When Video Games Hit a Political Nerve

There's a trend of video games being banned for more political reasons than just sex and violence.
Gian Volpicelli
8.7.14
Motherboard Blog

Drones Are Giving Us the Best View of Violent Protests Yet

Journalists are using drone cameras to capture unprecedented footage of the longstanding political turmoil in Thailand.
Meghan Neal
12.2.13