Konstantinovich Aivazovsky: A Prolific Master Of Seascapes

On August 18, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (1817-1900) was a Russian Romantic painter. He was predominantly renowned for his majorly impressive seascapes. Born into an Armenian family, he lived in Crimea for the majority of his life. Aivazovsky was...

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VIDEO: Capybara On The Run In Russian Zoo

On August 15, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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It’s not often that the capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) gets much attention in the media. So it’s nice to see a video of one surface on social media. They deserve their turn in the spotlight....

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love – Part N

On August 11, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Welcome back to yet another installment of all things Russian and all things jokes. We’ve got an action packed selection of oddities for you today. As ever, I have done my best to...

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Incredible Abandoned Yugoslavian Soviet Monuments #2

On August 9, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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  This is your second installment of amazing Yugoslavian war monuments. CLICK HERE for part 1 and part 3. If you missed the first installment, here’s a recap: After the terrors of World War II...

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VIDEO: Burglar Wraps Himself In Blanket & Uses Fishing Rod To Steal Jewelry

On August 2, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Where else but Russia? This short video stars an incredibly thorough jewelry thief. He has been dubbed “crazy one” by the Russian police, so that gives you an incline that he might be a touch odd....

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love – Part M

On July 30, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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I am currently reading Ward Six by Chekhov. Mostly because I want to be able to tell people I’ve read some Chekhov, and Ward Six is short. Every time I pick the book...

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Rare Footage Of Giant Squid Filmed By Russian Fishermen

On July 29, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The giant squid (genus Architeuthis) is a mysterious, gigantic and private chap. Science has known about them for some time, but they remained elusive, seemingly not keen on having their photos taken. The...

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love – Part L

On July 16, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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I’ve got absolutely loads of exquisite photos from Russia for you this afternoon. I hope you have a wonderful time gazing lovingly at them. Let’s start with an impressive bit of religious sculpture: MORE: AWESOME...

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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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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love – Part K

On June 26, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Welcome back to section ‘K’ of the Awesome Photos From Russia With Love series. Above is what the people of Murmansk are calling “the lowest rainbow in the world”. I think they might be right....

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