The Oldest Board Games In The World

On August 19, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Recently, in Izmir, Turkey a group excavating a 5,000 year old burial at the site of Başur Höyük made some exciting discoveries. They unearthed 49 sculpted pieces that are presumed to be part of a game (pictured...

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Did The Amazon Basin House A Huge Society?

On August 18, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Archaeologists have long believed that the Amazon basin was too harsh an environment to house any kind of perpetual society. With poor soil quality and numerous hazards, they thought only small bands of...

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US Military’s Aurora Project – Fact or Fiction?

On August 18, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Recent news reports have blamed strange sonic disturbance from London to New York on the secretive Aurora project, so it seems timely to recap on what the Aurora project actually is, and whether it’s a...

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Russian Propaganda Tourism Posters From the 1920s and 1930s

On August 14, 2013 by Lazer Horse

During the 20s and 30s, the Russian tourist board decided to re-brand itself to Westerners. They attempted to present themselves in a more fashionable and familiar way to other countries. The posters shown...

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Russian Religious Pilgrimage: Early 1900’s

On August 7, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Today I have hand wrapped some beautiful pictures taken by Maxim Petrovich Dmitriev (born 1858). The collection appears to be from some kind of religious pilgrimage but his body of work covered many aspects of Russian...

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Beautiful Images Of A Russian Monastery

On August 6, 2013 by Lazer Horse

I was perusing a Russian general interest website the other day and came across a set of pictures of the monastery featured here. There was little detail written about it and I couldn’t find any...

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Birds Eye View Of Beautiful Kazakhstan

On August 2, 2013 by Lazer Horse

These lovely aerial photos of Kazakhstan are impressively dramatic but unfortunately the website which hosted them didn’t explain where they were or who took them. But I liked them enough to share. Kazakhstan is one...

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Victorian Fast Food Horrors

On July 25, 2013 by Lazer Horse

I was recently sent a link to an author and research fellow at the Open University –  Rosalind Crone. Crone has special interest in sneaky Victorian food manipulation. Her recent research has dug up some interesting...

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English Heritage History Live 2013 – Incongruous Photos

On July 24, 2013 by Lazer Horse

A couple of thousand of reenactment buffs turned up to the English Heritage History Live event the other day in Northamptonshire. People were dressed in English military garb from across the ages. Here are...

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Indonesian Nazi Bar? Come Reich In!

On July 20, 2013 by Lazer Horse

This isn’t a joke, there really is a Nazi, Hitler themed cafe called Soldier Cafe (Soldaten Kaffee) in Indonesia. This oddly furnished cafe resides in West Java’s provincial capital of Bandung. It sounds nuts,...

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