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The Ruthless Nihang Sikhs

On December 2, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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The Nihang Sikhs are an armed Sikh order famed for their bravery and ruthlessness. Throughout Sikh history the Nihang have faced many a battle where numbers have not been in their favour and still been...

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Soviet Era Bus Stops

On November 30, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Photographer Christopher Herwig traveled 30,000 km across 13 countries over 12 years, photographing Soviet era bus stops. That sounds like a pretty mad thing to do, but he’s got a best selling book out...

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Sochi’s Pre-Olympic Sanatoriums

On November 30, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Before the Olympics rocked up in Sochi and changed it for good, but not necessarily for the better, it was a bustling holiday destination. For decades Sochi had been the place to go if you...

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The Breathtaking Mosques Of Iran

On November 16, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji is a 24-year-old physics student who lives in Babol in Iran’s Mazandaran province. On the side he mucks about with photography. Ganji loves the fish-eye and he loves a panorama,...

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Photos From A Sloth Sanctuary

On November 15, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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The following pictures were taken at a sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica, it’s the biggest sloth sanctuary in the world (I think). The sanctuary’s owner – Judy Arroyo – was born and raised in Alaska where...

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The People Of Dagestan In 1933

On November 10, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Dagestan, if you were wondering, is a republic of Russia located in the North Caucasus region. Its capital and largest city is Makhachkala, in the center of Dagestan on the Caspian Sea. I put up some...

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João Pedro de Almeida: Phantastical Photography

On November 8, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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I was wandering through Deviant Art today, looking for something new to post up, as I often do. I came across the following images by photographer John-Peter and spent a good while soaking it...

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Okefenokee Swamp

On November 8, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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What And Where Is Okefenokee Swamp? Okefenokee Swamp sounds like a place worth reading about for the name alone; the vowel to high scoring scrabble letter ratio is intriguing. The name “Okefenokee” in fact...

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Sperm Whale: The Loudest & Largest Toothed Predator

On October 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Despite being very poorly studied, the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) has one of the most publicly recognised forms of all the whale family. This fame is, in part, due to Melville’s haunting Moby...

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Speleotherapy: Ukrainian Salt Mine Therapy

On October 30, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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In the 1970’s Ukraine salt was considered a panacea for all ills. These rather awesome photos depict a salt mine that was converted into a “speleotherapy” unit. People with various ailments (most commonly lung based beefs)...

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