5 things Thai People Invented
I started doing a search today both in English and Thai for things Thai people have invented. Just to let you know the list isn't short because I was too lazy to find more things Thai people have invented. The thing is, they havn't really invented a lot of stuff, if any. In fact it was so hard to find something a Thai person has invented that it took me hours just to make this list up.
List of things Thai people have invented
No One knows when the first Tuk Tuk showed up on the streets of Thailand, but we do know that it originated in Thailand. It probably is the most recognized symbol of Thailand, If you see a Tuk Tuk anywhere you know it's distinctly Thai. Whether a Thai person actually invented this or not doesn't matter, it's Thai!
Thailand's most recognized invention of all time would have to go to the Thai martial arts of Muay Thai.
Polyethylene Prosthetic Leg
Probably the only invention that Thai people could be really proud of, and I'm afraid the invention is pretty much old news nowadays. Today they have
Only in Thailand would they think of this invention. It's an operating table for elephants, it's can be raised so the elephant will be lying down or standing up, it has heavy duty pulleys on it so that doctors can operate on the animal without it causing a stir. There's one for the record books.
The Jet Ski Scam
One of Thailand's most infamous of all inventions is the Jet Ski Scam in Thailand. The Jet Ski Scam is a scam originating in Pattaya where unscrupulous Jet Ski operators claim fake damages to their Jet Ski's and using various tactics squeeze thousands out of their customers. The operation has been widely documented but with no one willing to take any action the scam keeps perpetuating.