Jams everywhere but Thailand’s road network is anything but a picnic (ASEAN TODAY)

People spend more time in traffic jams in Thailand than anywhere else in the world. Bangkok is one of the most congested cities on the planet. Only war-torn Libya has a higher traffic death rate. Despite efforts to ease the problem, Thailand’s congested roads are still among the worst in the world. Is there any…

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Battleground innovations at the Somme

Photo: “Somme 100 Thiepval Ceremony” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by amandabhslater Last year (November 2016) marked the centenary of the end of the Battle of the Somme, where more than one million combatants were killed or wounded during one of the bloodiest battles of all time, yet the battle – or series of conflicts – gave rise to significant…

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