Meanwhile, in Thailand

Paul Barton: “I took my piano to the mountains of Kanchanaburi to play for some very old, injured and handicapped elephants, especially a blind elephant Plara immediately behind the piano.

Why? – “Maybe because elephants are wondrous creatures and I believe music can speak to the parts of us, and perhaps a blind elephant – that words cannot reach.”

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Thai bomb disposal expert survives car blast

The still image above is taken from the scene of a car bomb explosion in Thailand as a man wearing a bomb disposal suit inspects the suspicious vehicle. Amazingly, the man in the bomb disposal suit was unharmed. But the car was totaled. Watch the video below and check out the much-clearer television crew video over at the BBC