Handshake Embaraas Fail

How To Avoid Crushing Embarrassment (Or Not)

On May 14, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Life is complicated these days. Not only are there millions of ways to look stupid, there’s also a million cameras watching and waiting for you to catch the humiliation virus. Being cool and...

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Zdzisław Beksiński - Dark eyes

Zdzisław Beksiński: Terrifying Visions Of Hell By Murdered Polish Painter

On May 12, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Zdzisław Beksiński was an incredibly talented Polish artist who depicted bleak and depressing, sci-fi scenes. Sadly, his life was cut short by a tragic murder. Here we examine some of his best work...

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Jilin City - China - Ice Water Protest 3

Defiant Chinese Man’s Frozen Waterfall Rebellion

On May 12, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Mr Wen Shu, 58, lives in Jilin City, in northwestern China in an apartment block, nothing strange about that. He’s been living there for 35 years, nothing strange about that. He was asked to...

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Buenos Aires - Villa Epecuen - Salt Lake Atlantis - Bath and Storm

Here’s What A Town Looks Like After It’s Been Underwater For Decades

On May 11, 2013 by Lazer Horse

These photographs depict an old tourist town in Buenos Aires, Argentina called Villa Epecuen. It was established in the 1920s on the banks of a salt lake and housed around 5,000 permanent citizens. They...

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Atom Bomb Photo - Harold Edgerton 3

The First Milliseconds After An Atom Bomb Blast

On May 11, 2013 by Lazer Horse

The following three photographs were taken of an atomic bomb detonated by the military as part of the “Tumbler Snapper” test series. They were taken by Harold Eugene Edgerton (1903-1990) an all round...

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Baudet de Poitou donkeys - reintroduction

Save The Chewbacca Donkey!!!!

On May 10, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Now here’s a cause I can really put my full force behind… There are fewer than 1,000 of these unusual furry donkeys in existence, so a campaign has been launched to save them –...

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Twitter Users Language Map - Europe

Nice Twitter Visual – Coloured By Language

On May 9, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Someone called Kalev Leetaruv who’s into “big data” collated 1.5bn tweets which were streamed from 71.3m unique users across the space of a month. They then colour coded them for the language the tweet was written in....

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Two Videos Of Old Men Falling Over

On May 9, 2013 by Lazer Horse

It’s a bit sick, but it’s Monday, what you gonna do? I’m miserable, so I’m sharing in other’s misery. I don’t feel perky, so I’m laughing at someone else’s misfortune. Does that make...

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Russian Artist Wrapped In Barbed Wire - Art Shot

Russian Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Wraps Himself In Barbed Wire In Central St Petersburg

On May 8, 2013 by Lazer Horse

This is the kind of Russian art that seems really Russian. A guy in St Petersburg called Pyotr Pavlensky wrapped himself up in barbed wire and waited there, naked, to get cut out by...

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Imran Khan Falls Injury Politics Pakistan

Imran Khan Falls 5m From Platform Days Before Pakistani Elections

On May 8, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Famous Pakistani ex-cricketer turned politician has taken a nasty tumble this week during a pre-election  rally. Imran Khan fell 5m (15ft) from some kind of makeshift, ramshackle platform. He required 15 stitches and...

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