How A French Traveller Saw The Russians in 1854

On February 2, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Here are a few pages from a book written in 1854 by a chap called Germain de Lagny. According to the Russian website where I got these pictures, de Lagny was visiting Russia...

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Huge Statue of Mao Zedong Dismantled In Rural China

On January 9, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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In the middle of rural China, very far from anything of note, a massive and recently built statue has been flurrying across Asian news. The structure in question is a whopping rendering of our old...

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Lazer Horse’s Predictions For 2016

On January 2, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I’ve decided to make a career change, I’m going to become a TV psychic. I may as well. It’s not like you have to be accurate or anything, just make some guesses. For...

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José Ortiz-Echagüe: Beautifully Bleak Photography

On December 24, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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José Ortiz-Echagüe was born in Guadalajara in 1886, into a military family.  At the tender of age of 12, he received his first camera and took to photography. His brother, a talented artist,...

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14 Versions Of The Jolly Roger Flag

On December 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The Jolly Roger is probably the most famous, non-country-specific, flag in the Western world. I have to admit, though, I didn’t realise there was more than one design of the Jolly Roger. It...

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A Short Timeline Of Earth

On November 28, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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A lot has gone down on this small blue blob of ours since it was first cracked into existence. Our personal speck of grit in the Multiverse managed to throw out something pretty...

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“The Motherland Calls” – Huge Russian Statue

On November 18, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The Motherland Calls, or Homeland-Mother is a whopper of a statue that stands proud in Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd, Russia. The statue was built to commemorate the Battle of Stalingrad, a battle considered by many...

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Max Ernst: A Legend Of Dada

On November 17, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Max Ernst (1891 – 1976) was a German born artist and sculptor; he was one of the prime movers and shakers of the Dada and Surrealist movements. His initial area of study was...

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Beautiful Mandalas And Their Meaning

On November 14, 2015 by Louis Falasha
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My introduction to the Mandala concept was after watching a film called Samsara, made by the same guy that made Baraka. There’s a scene where Tibetan monks are all kneeling around working on...

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Sebastian Pether: Moonlight & Poverty

On November 13, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Sebastian Pether’s paintings sell easily these days. His impressive milky moon light and his watery water needs no sales patter. Unfortunately for Pether, that wasn’t the case whilst he was alive and kicking....

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