Thailand has up to 100,000 “trans” people or ladyboys. They are a hot topic now because the kingdom looks set to ban discrimination based on gender identity. The boldest expression of Thailand’s liberal take on the sexual self must be Miss Tiffany’s Universe pageant.
The coolest place in space looks a bit like a tooth.
This is the Boomerang Nebula, a cloud of gas 5000 light years from Earth thought to be the coldest place in the universe.
The bluish background is what the nebula looks like in visible light. But the red shape, seen by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) observatory in Chile, is new to astronomers. It's the cold molecular gas that is expanding from the nebula's central dying star. And it's -273C, just one degree above absolute zero.
At meat-free Museflower Retreat & Spa, in Chiang Rai, you can lie back and relax, throw yourself into yoga, qigong, reiki, swimming or cycling, or try meditation and counselling, writes Jennifer Hayward
3D reproductions of some of the extraordinary creatures in his paintings light up the medieval streets of Den Bosch, and visitors can tour the cathedral gargoyles that may have been a source of inspiration for the artist, writes Peter Neville-Hadley
If the sole function of bunk beds is to double the sleeping accommodation for children, it’s a wasted opportunity, says designer Clifton Leung Hin-che.
From cheeky Essex boy to the coolest man on the planet in just 40 steps.
The only French region allowed to include grape varietals on its labels, Alsace is known for its fruity, perfumed white wines made from grapes including gewurztraminer, riesling and pinot gris, writes Nellie Ming Lee
Nooror Somany Steppe, founder of the Blue Elephant restaurants, has taught a lot of Chinese people, including a “very sweet” Michelle Yeoh, how to cook her native cuisine, she tells Bernice Chan
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