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Households From Around The World Show Off A Week Of Shopping

On September 29, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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A chap called Peter Menzel recently published a photo book where he shows an average family with an average weekly shop. Sounds dull, but I love this sort of thing. It’s the small differences that...

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The Potoo – Nature’s Most Surprised Looking Bird

On September 14, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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I’m a bit of a part time twitcher, an amateur birdiologist, if you will. British birds are wonderful and hold their own private mysteries, but if you want to see some really weird...

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Sơn Đoòng – World’s Biggest Cave

On September 14, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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There’s a good few contenders vying for the accolade of largest cave in the world, the newest in this stagnant race is Sơn Đoòng cave in Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, Vietnam. Sơn Đoòng was only discovered...

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Herstmonceux – Medieval Festival 2013 – Incongruous Photos

On September 7, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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A few weeks back I was lucky enough to attend the Herstmonceux – Medieval Festival 2013. One of the benefits of being the Director of a famous website is that you get free passes...

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Northern Lights / Aurora Borealis: What, Why, How?

On August 20, 2013 by Tim Newman

One thing I want to do before I die is witness the aurora borealis.. Apparently, the northern lights occur almost every other day up at the northernmost tip of Scandinavia; even as far south...

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Fake Paris Built In China Has Become Ghost Town

On August 19, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Welcome to Tianducheng, China. Situated just outside Hangzhou in East China’s Zhejiang Province, this small residential area is essentially a ghost town. The Zhejiang Guangsha Co. Ltd took it upon themselves to build a miniature Paris in the...

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Russian Religious Pilgrimage: Early 1900’s

On August 7, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Today I have hand wrapped some beautiful pictures taken by Maxim Petrovich Dmitriev (born 1858). The collection appears to be from some kind of religious pilgrimage but his body of work covered many aspects of Russian...

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Beautiful Images Of A Russian Monastery

On August 6, 2013 by Lazer Horse

I was perusing a Russian general interest website the other day and came across a set of pictures of the monastery featured here. There was little detail written about it and I couldn’t find any...

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Birds Eye View Of Beautiful Kazakhstan

On August 2, 2013 by Lazer Horse

These lovely aerial photos of Kazakhstan are impressively dramatic but unfortunately the website which hosted them didn’t explain where they were or who took them. But I liked them enough to share. Kazakhstan is one...

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English Heritage History Live 2013 – Incongruous Photos

On July 24, 2013 by Lazer Horse

A couple of thousand of reenactment buffs turned up to the English Heritage History Live event the other day in Northamptonshire. People were dressed in English military garb from across the ages. Here are...

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