The History Of UK Gambling

On November 11, 2016 by Muelo
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Gambling, in its many forms, is as quintessentially British as roast beef and Yorkshire pudding or forming an orderly queue. In fact, of all the world’s countries, it could be argued that we’ve...

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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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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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Dallol, Ethiopia: Hot, Hot, Hot

On August 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Which is earth’s hottest region? People, most regularly, mention the area that has clocked up the highest recorded temperature – Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley, California – reaching a dirty 56.7 °C (134 °F). Dallol, Ethiopia doesn’t normally get as much of...

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Beautiful Old Pictures Of Birds

On August 14, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Here at Lazer Horse Towers we’re all big fans of birds. Whether it’s the strange bemused stare of the potoo, or taking photos of birds hanging out with plastic dinosaurs, we like to...

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Annual Melon Day, Turkmenistan: The Facts

On August 6, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I decided to write about Turkmenistan’s Melon Day after a friend brought it to my attention. It sounded like something I should know more about. At the same time, I found the idea...

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The Mammoth Tusk Hunters Of Siberia

On July 12, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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In a lot of people’s brains, “mammoths” are stored in the same slot as “dinosaurs.” In reality, mammoths appeared on earth around 5 million years ago, a solid 60 million years after the last of the dinosaurs wheezed their final...

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Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef’s Beautiful African Landscapes

On June 19, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef (1886-1957) is one of Africa’s most renowned landscape artists. He is considered by many to be one of the best old South African masters. Here are some of his best bits: MORE...

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Intense & Gory Workplace Safety Posters From Russia

On June 12, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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In modern Western society, many people believe that “health and safety” has gone “mad.” It certainly does seem that way sometimes. It’s easy to forget just how important H&S truly is. Nowadays, we rarely...

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