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  • Thailand News

    Mushroom foragers uncover ancient carvings in Buriram forest

    Villagers foraging for mushrooms in the Buriram forest stumbled upon ancient carvings believed to depict the mythological figure Sirimahamaya. The discovery sparked widespread interest and calls for an urgent investigation by the Fine Arts Department. In the dense forests of Buriram, a group of mushroom foragers made an unexpected and potentially historic discovery. Amidst the lush greenery, they found an…

  • Thailand News

    Rayong fisherman nets suspected ambergris worth millions of baht

    A fishing expedition near Hua Hin beach in Rayong province recently turned up an unexpected catch for a local fisherman, who netted what appeared to be a lump of ambergris, a valuable substance used in the production of perfume. The discovery has sparked excitement among residents, and experts are being called upon to confirm the authenticity of the find. The…

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    Retired teacher’s remains found a year later in Nonthaburi home

    A shocking discovery was made in a suburb of Nonthaburi when the skeletal remains of a retired teacher were found in her home, which had seemingly been untouched for a year. The late Panthip, a 76 year old former teacher of a prestigious girls’ school, had retired and was living a reclusive life until this grim finding. Her 71 year…

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    Mysterious hand discovered in Samut Prakan canal sparks comedy

    A suspected human hand floating in a canal caused quite a stir in Samut Prakan province but upon closer inspection, it turned out to be just a discarded rubber glove, much to the amusement and relief of the onlookers and authorities involved. Yesterday, at 5.30pm, the local police of Samut Prakan province were alerted to a suspicious object resembling a…

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    Marine animal fossils from Permian period discovered near ancient Si Thep town

    Unearthed in the vicinity of Si Thep ancient town, Phetchabun, a trove of marine animal fossils dating back over 250 million years have been uncovered, shedding light on the region’s ancient history. Apsorn Sardsud, leading the Geology Division Department of Mineral Resources Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, shared that the archaeological team discovered fossil remains in tambon Ban Phot,…

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    Woman finds dead gecko in sticky rice in bamboo inspired by Korean stars

    A shocking discovery was made by a Facebook user who purchased sticky rice in bamboo, hoping to emulate popular Korean personalities, Jung and Callan. The user was taken aback when she found a large dead gecko inside the bamboo tube. In a post shared in the consumer group We Are Consumers, a user shared her unnerving experience. She had bought sticky…

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    Ancient artefacts over 600 years old discovered in Phayao province

    The Department of Fine Arts began inspecting a historical site and ancient artefacts over 600 years old, discovered by locals in Phayao province. The villagers had unearthed coins and ancient Buddha statues while renovating a sacred site. The discovery occurred today in Ban Hua Khua, Chun District, Phayao Province. Villagers revealed the discovery of a large number of ancient artefacts following…

  • World News

    Vampire child unearthed: 17th-century discovery by Polish archaeologists

    Polish archaeologists have unearthed the skeletal remains of a young boy, believed to be between six and seven years old, at a 17th-century cemetery. The body of the vampire child was buried face-down, with iron chains wrapped around his legs, a practice believed to prevent resurrection. Dariusz Polinski, a scholar specialising in Middle Ages burial culture at the Nicolaus Copernicus…

  • Thailand News

    New pit viper species discovered in Thailand’s Thale Ban National Park

    A novel species of pit viper, the smallest in its venomous subfamily, has been discovered by personnel at Thale Ban National Park in Satun, a southern province of Thailand. Saengsuree Songthong, the national park’s chief, along with his assistant Nakhen Kaweethanatham and research official Bunyarit Dechochai, stumbled upon the hitherto unknown species of pit vipers during a short break under a…

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    Egg-stonishing discovery: Thai woman finds unusual ‘rock’ in boiled egg in eastern Thailand

    A 55 year old Thai woman encountered an unusual incident while eating her boiled egg in Rayong, eastern Thailand. Patcharin Jaisuk bit into a hard substance which, upon extraction, turned out to be a peculiar stone nestled within the egg yolk. Believing it to be an auspicious sign, Patcharin, who has been selling boiled rice for more than 30 years,…

  • World News

    Farmer’s pickling stone revealed as rare jade worth over 24 million baht

    A farmer’s luck takes a surprising turn when a ‘stone’ used for pickling vegetables is valued at a staggering 5 million yuan (over 24 million baht) on a Chinese television show. The farmer, known as Li, brought the peculiar black stone to the show, where experts were astounded by its true worth. China has a history spanning more than 5,000…

  • World News

    Calvatia Gigantea: Farmer discovers rare mushroom in South Korea

    A 73 year old South Korean farmer stumbled upon a strange, large, white object weighing about 2 kilogrammes while cutting grass on a mountain in Hongseong, South Chungcheong Province. Initially thought to be an enormous egg, experts later identified the object as a rare type of mushroom known as Calvatia gigantea or giant puffball. The discovery of the giant egg…

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    Quackers’ surprise: Homeowner unravels duck dilemma with a twist of python

    A homeowner finally discovered the reason for his dwindling duck stock when he found a 3 metre long python lounging in his duck coop. The early morning python discovery led the homeowner, Somsak Metta, to call for emergency assistance. The incident took place today, at house number 131, in the Bang Kung village, Si Maha Phot district, Prachin Buri province.…

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    Lost and pound: Forgotten banknotes surface during house renovation revelation

    A treasure trove of old banknotes, forgotten by their 90 year old owner, was discovered in a myriad of plastic bags during a house renovation. The elderly woman, Kang, had been living alone in her dilapidated home when her grandchildren began preparations to replace it with a sturdier three-storey structure, leading to this unprecedented banknote discovery. Kang’s 89 year old…

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    Taiwanese man’s spider egg sac photo stirs horror and humour online

    A Taiwanese man’s post on social media has drawn attention and caused concern after he shared images of a spider holding what he thought was a mint candy, along with other insects on his window. The man jokingly suggested that the arachnid’s mysterious object was a minty trick to help the spider stay cool. However, Internet commenters were quick to…

  • Environment News

    Nearly extinct Eastern Sarus Crane eggs discovered in rice field

    In a significant win for wildlife conservation, eggs of the Eastern Sarus Crane – also known as Thai Cranes – were found in a rice field adjacent to the Huai Talat Reservoir Non-Hunting Area in the Mueang district of Buriram, according to the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP). The cranes were believed to be mostly extinct…

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    Disturbing dream leads to exhumation: Thai man’s grave unearthed 26 years after burial

    In a shocking turn of events, a body buried in a cemetery 26 years ago within the Nakhon Si Thammarat province was found trapped under concrete, a fact brought to light when the deceased, identified as Noppadol, manifested in his sister’s dream, claiming he was unable to breathe. Dokmai, his 48 year old sister, was forced to face the horrific…

  • World News

    Fossil discovery: Ugandan scientists unearth 20 million year old anthracothere fossil, sparking debates

    An extraordinary fossil discovery has been reported by a team of Ugandan scientists who’ve unearthed a large femur bone fossil. With an estimated age of approximately 19 to 20 million years, the bone is believed to belong to an anthracothere, an animal akin to a hippopotamus but significantly larger in height and length. The fascinating fossil discovery came from the…

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    Italian discovery of Ancient Roman gold coins worth millions found in Cressoni Theatre

    In an unexpected find, labourers sent to repair the basement of the Cressoni Theatre in Como, Italy, stumbled across an ancient pot laden with hundreds of gold coins. The Italian discovery put a halt to the repair work as crews set out to uncover further historical treasure. The workers who initially embarked on repairing the basement floor of Como’s Cressoni…