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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The Fin Whale – 2nd Biggest Animal On Earth

On July 8, 2015 by Tim Newman
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Everyone above the age of 5 knows that the biggest creature on earth is the blue whale, not quite so many people know who comes in second place. It is in fact the...

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The Only Bigfoot Trap In The World

On July 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Deep in the in the Siskiyou National Forest in the southern part of Jackson County, Oregon lies a true one off. A genuine Bigfoot trap. It is considered to be the only one...

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History Of Life: The Carboniferous

On June 20, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Welcome to part five of my slow waltz through the epochs of life on earth. Today we tackle the Carboniferous age, named after the rich seams of coal left in the geological traces...

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Bagger 293: The Heaviest Land Vehicle In The World

On June 18, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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At 14,200 tonnes, Bagger 293 is the heaviest land vehicle in the world. It was built in 1995 and superseded its sibling Bagger 288 to claim the title. The beast that is Bagger...

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Cuvier’s Beaked Whale: The World’s Longest And Deepest Diver

On June 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Whales are one of the most popular genres of animals around. In general it’s the big boys of the whale gang, like the blue whales and sperm whales, that take the limelight. But...

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Platybelodon & Amebelodon

On May 30, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Platybelodon and Amebelodon, what lovely beasts they were. They look like the type of animal you would see in an awful Disney Star Wars remake, but the important difference is, these guys actually roamed...

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A Selection Of Weird & Disturbing Medieval Manuscript Art

On May 17, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Modern humans like a good laugh, and medieval humans were no different, although they probably had quite a bit more to complain about than we do now. When you bring to mind a medieval scene, you tend to...

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Is The Indian Purple Frog The Ugliest Animal In The World?

On May 2, 2015 by Tim Newman
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I don’t think that even a herpetologist could find the purple frog attractive. They could definitely find them amusing and/or fascinating, but no one could look at this guy and think “wow, what...

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Chen Wenling’s Odd And Uncomfortable Art

On April 16, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Chen Wenling is a Chinese artist who lives and works in Beijing. He was born in Quanzhou, Fujian Province in 1969. His weirdly uncomfortable but sort of childish constructions have been displayed in galleries across the...

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