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Children’s Story: Two Slugs and a Unicorn

On June 9, 2020 by Lazer Horse

Once upon a time, there were two huge slugs. They were massive, gigantic, and enormous. Bigger than a bike, bigger than a car; in fact, they were bigger than a bus. And they...

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Japanese Giant Hornets Take No Prisoners

On June 8, 2020 by Lazer Horse
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The Japanese giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), also know as the yak-killer and the giant sparrow bee, is a fearsome looking insect. It is a subspecies of Asian giant hornet and lives in forested regions of...

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WERE ANY DINOSAURS PINK?

On September 18, 2019 by Lazer Horse

Dinosaurs lived and evolved across millions of years. Thanks to recent discoveries and advances in technology, it is now possible to at least guess at the colours of some dinosaurs. Here, we ask...

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Elasmotherium: A Gigantic Extinct Unicorn

On October 28, 2018 by Lazer Horse

Unicorns, of course, are pure myth… or are they? Siberian cultures have long spoken of a huge beast with a single horn. The horn of which, so the stories go, could fill a...

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The Helmeted Hornbill And Its “Ivory”

On June 25, 2018 by Lazer Horse

The hornbills are an odd-looking family of birds, and the helmeted hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil) is arguably the black sheep of the family. Here, we unfurl its tragic tale. With its incredible head adornment...

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More Terrifying Playgrounds In Russia

On September 23, 2017 by Lazer Horse
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A while back, we published an article that showcased a glut of impressively disturbing children’s playgrounds in Russia. Today, we are proud to present the long awaited second edition. Although some of the following...

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VIDEO: Feather Stars Look Like Magical Aliens

On December 4, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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We’ve all seen a wide range of wildlife documentaries based on marine life. But the wonders truly are unending. Each time people go down there, they find something new and weird. Feather stars have...

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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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Pokemon Cosplay: Wins And Fails

On July 15, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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You can’t have missed the Pokemon Go phenomenon that is currently sweeping the known universe. Today, purely for “research purposes.” I downloaded the Pokemon Go app myself. I’ve given it a whirl and,...

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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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