China: Weird Photos Part 1

On December 11, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Over the years, we’ve covered a lot of interesting stuff from China. We covered stories about fake graveyards, towns designed to look like London and Paris, huge ghost cities, massive statues and so-called...

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Black Death Art: Plague Inspired Paintings

On December 10, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The Black Death peaked in Europe around 1348. It killed indiscriminately, it killed swiftly, and it killed en masse. Returning in waves, by the time it had ended, it had killed more than one-third of...

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27 Soviet Era Album Covers

On December 1, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I get a lot of mileage out of Soviet stuff on LAZERHORSE.ORG. I make no apologies for that, they did some pretty amusing things. Modern Russia is still funny, of course, but Soviet...

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Raja Ravi Varma: A Royal Indian Master

On December 1, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906) is one of the most celebrated Indian artists. He won the hearts and minds of the Indian people, past an present. Varma became popular for two important reasons. Firstly,...

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“We Are The World” – Japanese Karaoke Version

On November 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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If you’ve ever had a hankering to watch Japanese grownups dress as 80s pop stars and sing a really terrible version of We Are The World by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, you’ve come...

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Barge Haulers On The Volga: The Life Of A Burlak

On November 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The painting above is Barge Haulers on the Volga (1870-1873) by Russian artist Ilya Repin. In Russia, it is iconic and has slipped into popular culture; it is at once a memory of harsher times and...

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Old Anatomy Drawings: Beautifully Strange

On October 29, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Us humans have long had a fascination with our own insides. After all, we’re able to do a wide range of things that a bag of blood and squishy bits shouldn’t really be capable of....

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Aztec Death Whistle: Mysterious, Creepy and Ancient

On October 23, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The Aztec death whistle is as creepy as it sounds. What is was used for exactly we may never know, but guessing is almost as fun as knowing. As Archaeology screams into the...

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Amazing Animated Adverts In Kiev’s Metro Rail System

On October 16, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Ukraine has been in the news quite a bit over recent years, and not for particularly good reasons; so it’s nice to be able to post something a little less bleak coming from the largest...

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love: Part X

On October 9, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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What lies below is another mixed bag of Russian wonders. From turtle impressions to thoughtless dogs via military japes and vodka-fuelled fun. There’s even a couple of musk oxen thrown in for good measure....

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