Konstantinovich Aivazovsky: A Prolific Master Of Seascapes

On August 18, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (1817-1900) was a Russian Romantic painter. He was predominantly renowned for his majorly impressive seascapes. Born into an Armenian family, he lived in Crimea for the majority of his life. Aivazovsky was...

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VIDEO: Capybara On The Run In Russian Zoo

On August 15, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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It’s not often that the capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) gets much attention in the media. So it’s nice to see a video of one surface on social media. They deserve their turn in the spotlight....

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Incredible Photographs Of An Innercity Predator

On August 7, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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I took the images in this post from a website called palemale.com. The website owner takes intimate photos of wildlife that persists in city centres, particularly of a red-tailed hawk called Pale Male who...

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German Lion Man: Oldest Animal Statue In The World At 40,000 Years

On August 6, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The so-called lion man statue was discovered in 1939 in a German cave — the Stadel cave in Hohlenstein Mountain in the Lone valley, to be precise. The lion man of the Hohlenstein Stadel has...

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Dariusz Zawadzki: A Modern Polish Fantasy Master

On August 5, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Some time back I posted a couple of articles showcasing the paintings of murdered Polish artist Zdzisław Beksiński. The incredible work of Beksiński has inspired a legion of modern Polish artists. One of these artists is Dariusz Zawadzki....

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Squirrel Tries To Hide Nut Inside Dog

On August 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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This is another video that I shouldn’t have watched 50 times, but I definitely have. Again, I feel the need to apologise for posting something so cute. But hey ho, it made me...

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Record Breaking Sneeze By Pomeranian Puppy

On August 2, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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A little while back I posted up a selection of photos of Pomeranian puppies. At the time of posting I apologised for publishing something so sickeningly cutesie. I want to reiterate that apology...

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love – Part M

On July 30, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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I am currently reading Ward Six by Chekhov. Mostly because I want to be able to tell people I’ve read some Chekhov, and Ward Six is short. Every time I pick the book...

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Rare Footage Of Giant Squid Filmed By Russian Fishermen

On July 29, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The giant squid (genus Architeuthis) is a mysterious, gigantic and private chap. Science has known about them for some time, but they remained elusive, seemingly not keen on having their photos taken. The...

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Wild Cats #6: Sand Cats

On July 18, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The sand cat (Felis margarita), also known as the sand dune cat, is the only cat that spends the majority of its time in true deserts. Of all the wild cats we’ve tackled...

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