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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Oleg Duo: Fantasy Electro Portraits

On October 9, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Moscow born Oleg Duo blends photography with a digital manipulation more at home in computer games. He leaves images looking real, but not as real as real life. A half way house between fantasy and...

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Leonardo da Vinci: Rarely Seen Sketches

On October 2, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Leonardo da Vinci was a man with a lot of fingers in a lot of pies. He dabbled in architecture, science, music, engineering, literature, geology, astronomy, cartography and anything else he fancied. Da Vinci was also...

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Jane Mutiny: Nature, Art, Beauty (Images/Interview)

On October 1, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Jane Mutiny is an artist with a big, pulsating heart for nature and an eye for detail. Here we check out some of her incredible art and find out about the woman behind...

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Most Accurate Coloured Model Of A Dinosaur Unveiled

On September 15, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The colour and pattern of an animal is no accident, it helps them avoid being killed, or, conversely, helps them to hide in order to kill something else. New research into the coloring of Psittacosaurus shows that “countershading”...

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love – Part W

On September 10, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Welcome back. Guess what we’ve got for you today… that’s right – a butt-load of weird pictures from our brothers and sisters in Russia. This week we’ve got a hipster bear, military japes,...

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