Victorian Freak Show Posters - Babil & Bijou - Giant Amazon Queen

Victorian Freak Shows: Us But On A Bad Day

On May 18, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Initially I was just going to do a short post where I banged up some old fashioned posters from Victorian freak shows for us all to enjoy. But the characters all looked so...

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Zdzisław Beksiński - Dark eyes

Zdzisław Beksiński: Terrifying Visions Of Hell By Murdered Polish Painter

On May 12, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Zdzisław Beksiński was an incredibly talented Polish artist who depicted bleak and depressing, sci-fi scenes. Sadly, his life was cut short by a tragic murder. Here we examine some of his best work...

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Buenos Aires - Villa Epecuen - Salt Lake Atlantis - Bath and Storm

Here’s What A Town Looks Like After It’s Been Underwater For Decades

On May 11, 2013 by Lazer Horse

These photographs depict an old tourist town in Buenos Aires, Argentina called Villa Epecuen. It was established in the 1920s on the banks of a salt lake and housed around 5,000 permanent citizens. They...

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Atom Bomb Photo - Harold Edgerton 3

The First Milliseconds After An Atom Bomb Blast

On May 11, 2013 by Lazer Horse

The following three photographs were taken of an atomic bomb detonated by the military as part of the “Tumbler Snapper” test series. They were taken by Harold Eugene Edgerton (1903-1990) an all round...

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Baudet de Poitou donkeys - reintroduction

Save The Chewbacca Donkey!!!!

On May 10, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Now here’s a cause I can really put my full force behind… There are fewer than 1,000 of these unusual furry donkeys in existence, so a campaign has been launched to save them –...

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Funny Flags - Yaroslavl - Oblast - Russia - Lazer Horse

Funniest/ Weirdest/ Ultra Brill Flags #2

On May 4, 2013 by Lazer Horse

My last post about flags caused some controversy so I just wanted to reconfirm my stance. I know that to some people flags are symbols of a racist slant or a banner to wave over...

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Funny Flags - Benin - Nigeria

Funniest/ Weirdest/ Ultra Brill Flags #1

On May 3, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Yeah, I like flags. To some they’re symbols of misplaced national pride or a banner to wave over the down trodden. But we mustn’t blame the flag for that. It is the flag waver...

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Modern Day Makeover - Henry VIII

Modern Makeovers For Old Icons In TV Channel Marketing Wizadry

On May 3, 2013 by Lazer Horse

These pictures came out today of old portraits flung kicking and puking in to the 21st Century. The TV channel ‘Yesterday‘ commissioned them to be made up by a computer whizz-box bloke and a history...

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The Uniforms of the Saxon Army in 1811 - vulgar dicitionary

1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – K&L

On April 30, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Welcome one, welcome all, here we are once more journeying through Francis Grose’s Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. Originally penned in 1811 to show the upper classes how the lower classes addressed each...

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Raja Deen Dayal - 19th Century India - Bashir Nagh Palace

Amazing Rare Pictures From 19th Century India

On April 23, 2013 by Lazer Horse

BBC News recently published this collection by 19th Century photographer Raja Deen Dyal (first picture below). In Punjabi his name looks like this: ਲਾਲਾ ਦੀਨ ਦਯਾਲ awesome, huh? He began his career in the 1870’s...

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