Sure, today is talk like a pirate day, but this really deserves precedence. Yarrrrrr.
A few of our users happen to be in Bangkok at the moment and one of them, Alpha_Binary, has been giving the reddit community live updates regarding the situation as it's unfolded. Watching this thread grow throughout the day has really been remarkable.
Never thought I'd be reading such an account on a reddit comment page...
Sure enough, there's a whole slew of flickr photos to complement his reporting. Hopefully this coup will remain bloodless (at the time of this writing, as far as I know, it still is).
Despite everything, he's even managed to find some good in all this:
On an unrelated note, looks like my chemistry exam tomorrow is going to be canceled; making the first good news in several hours.