Imber: The Ghost Village Of Wiltshire

On November 10, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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The town of Imber now lies as a shell in rural Wiltshire, about 2.5 miles west of the A360 between Tilshead and West Lavington. Imber was fully abandoned almost 100 years ago. In...

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Platypus Godzilla & The King Of Gore

On November 9, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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Two news items about massive ancient beasts in one week!? My word Mr Universe you are spoiling me rotten. Platypus Godzilla First up, some remains have been found that point to a massive...

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Central African Republic – Another Troubled Nation

On November 3, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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The Central African Republic (CAR) is a landlocked country in Africa with a population of around 4.4 million. It is the 45th biggest country in the world, about the same sort of size...

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Prypiat Wildlife: The Animals That Survived Chernobyl

On October 27, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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The Chernobyl incident of 1986 left a lasting poisonous shroud over hundreds of square kilometres of land. The 60 km circle that surrounds the plant is lovingly titled “the zone of alienation.” The area is deserted,...

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Burundi: A Tiny Country With A Rough Past

On October 27, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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Burundi — the Republic of Burundi, to give it its full name — is one of the smallest countries in Africa, but with 8.7 million people calling it home, it’s pretty densely populated. Burundi...

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Who Wants To Buy Some Life Size Dinosaur Models?

On October 25, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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Anyone who’s visited my site in the past will have noticed I use Google Adsense to try and scrape a bit of cash from the internet cash cow. The magic of Google means...

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American Samoa: A Short Spot On The Flag And Nation

On October 4, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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The Flag of American Samoa has been in use since 1960, before then it was the old star spangled banner and before that they used no flag at all. The flag shows a bald...

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Herstmonceux – Medieval Festival 2013 – Incongruous Photos

On September 7, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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A few weeks back I was lucky enough to attend the Herstmonceux – Medieval Festival 2013. One of the benefits of being the Director of a famous website is that you get free passes...

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Women Pirates: Sadie The Goat – New York’s Queen Of The Waterfront

On September 3, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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Today’s lady pirate is Sadie Farrell, known affectionately as Sadie the Goat. She was a notorious and vicious gang leader in New York’s “bloody” 4th ward. She started her criminality on the shore...

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Women Pirates: Jeanne de Clisson – The Lioness Of Brittany

On August 31, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Today’s fearsome lady pirate, Jeanne de Clisson, was born Jeanne-Louise de Belleville, Dame de Montaiga in the year 1300. She became known as the Lioness of Brittany, and for good reason, if the...

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