The Origin Of The Word Beard

On March 31, 2013 by Lazer Horse

I like to know the origin of words, so often, on cold and windy eves, I can be found perusing the etymology aisle; it keeps me out of trouble. Yesterday, I looked up...

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Old Photos Of Russian Monks + Sinister Choral Soundtrack

On March 23, 2013 by lazerhorse

Recently, I found a bunch of photos of a Russian monastery on the lake island of Valaam, near St Petersburg. They are amazing. The monastery is known as the Valaam Monastery and the lake is named Ladoga. Ladoga is the biggest...

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Morris Dancing Ankle Fold

On March 13, 2013 by lazerhorse

One of the few things that’s good about working in a badly paid office job is that you have to work with a bunch of people that you would never probably have come across in...

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Some Things About Curry You Perhaps Didn’t Know

On March 12, 2013 by lazerhorse

Currys, we love them over here on our rainy little island. According to Gallup, one in four of us eat curry at least once a week. They’ve been part of us for quite...

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Cargo Cults – Weird Human Wonders

On March 12, 2013 by lazerhorse

Imagine you are living within a tribe on a remote island and you’ve never seen a white guy, never seen anyone wearing western clothes, never seen a cigarette, never been to Argos, never seen...

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Suicide….. What Country Does It Most, Why and When

On July 19, 2012 by lazerhorse

Suicide and all of the poor desperate people that sink in her. In fact around 1,000,000 souls sink in her per year, that’s one every 40 seconds or so, a figure which is...

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BEST SUICIDE NOTE I’VE SEEN TODAY

On April 23, 2012 by lazerhorse

George Henry Sanders (3 July 1906 – 25 April 1972) was a Russian-born English film and television actor, singer-songwriter, music composer, and author. His full on English accent and cavernous tone often led...

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MALMESBURY: THE MOST HEAVY METAL TOWN IN ENGLAND

On December 14, 2011 by lazerhorse

What is the most heavy metal town in England? The answer is simple: Malmesbury. Yes, Malmesbury in Wiltshire. Ever been? No, me neither, but it is technically the most Heavy Metal place you’ll...

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Archaeoptryx & Mesohippus

On July 7, 2011 by lazerhorse

I like Dinosaurs and ancient beasts, you’d be an idiot not to. I enjoy thinking about their lumbering frames smashing through the trees and I like to imagine the huge raucous noises that...

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