Norilsk: Very North & Very Dirty

On June 19, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Norilsk is the most northerly city in the world with a population over 100,000. It’s also the second largest city in the Arctic Circle, after Murmansk. On the muckier side of the coin...

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Weirdest Car Ever Built?

On June 11, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Russia’s well known for being the host of many a weird activity. But it’s not generally famous for its weird cars. People normally expect that cars in Russia will look more like the one...

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METAL BANDS FROM EVERY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD (N-R)

On June 1, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Continuing my quest to find a picture of a metal band from every country on earth. Today we travel from N to R. Namibia Namibia? Well… yeah apparently… this is Arcana XXII:  ...

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PHOTOS: Deserted Supermarket In Ukraine Looted

On May 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Ukraine has big beefs afoot at the moment. Russia’s not just breathing down its neck, it’s doing a little puke down there too. A few days ago there was a battle between Ukrainian...

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Oymyakon: The Coldest Town On Earth

On May 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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From now on, if I ever feel a bit nippy and have to don an extra pair of socks, I will have a look at these images of the coldest town on earth...

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English Rednecks / Why I Don’t Go Clubbing

On May 26, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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I found a bunch of photos on a Russian website today ripping the Michael out of us Brits. It was titled “English Rednecks” and it’s a lovingly collated silo of photos taken in English nightclubs....

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Stamps Featuring Fungi From Around The World

On May 25, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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If you thought putting up a post about old North Korean stamps was weird, wait ’til you get a load of this. So I was enjoying searching out images of weird stamps when I came...

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The Mysterious Stone Balls Of Champ Island

On May 22, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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It’s easy to stick a “mysterious” or “amazing” or “mind-blowing” on the front of a title to try and garner a few extra clicks. But in this case I think my use of...

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Roscosmos On Instagram – Russia’s Space Agency Goes Social

On May 8, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Roscosmos (or Roskosmos) is the Russian equivalent of NASA. As many of you will have seen, the NASA guys on the International Space Station (ISS) have recently been bang on the social media...

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Video: MiG-29 Ultra-Low Fly-Over

On May 5, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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“Serbian mig-29 missiles” by Krasimir Grozev – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons. The Mig-29 was designed and built in Russia in the 70’s and has become one of...

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