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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 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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Car Park Demolished Around Parked Car – Advertising Spin?

On May 7, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Media Marketing plums are stealthy weasels these days and it’s difficult to avoid finding yourself promoting people’s products by mistake. I try not to, but in a way I like to think that when I accidentally do...

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Volcanic Smoke Rings – Even Volcanoes Like To Chill

On May 6, 2013 by Lazer Horse

I watched one of those overly dramatic “weird weather” type programs the other day and they talked about volcanoes banging out smoke rings. Initially I was skeptical because it sounded too brilliant to be part of...

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Funniest/ Weirdest/ Ultra Brill Flags #2

On May 4, 2013 by Lazer Horse

My last post about flags caused some controversy so I just wanted to reconfirm my stance. I know that to some people flags are symbols of a racist slant or a banner to wave over...

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Funniest/ Weirdest/ Ultra Brill Flags #1

On May 3, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Yeah, I like flags. To some they’re symbols of misplaced national pride or a banner to wave over the down trodden. But we mustn’t blame the flag for that. It is the flag waver...

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Modern Makeovers For Old Icons In TV Channel Marketing Wizadry

On May 3, 2013 by Lazer Horse

These pictures came out today of old portraits flung kicking and puking in to the 21st Century. The TV channel ‘Yesterday‘ commissioned them to be made up by a computer whizz-box bloke and a history...

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NASA Sun Blast Video & Solar Winds On Mercury

On May 2, 2013 by Lazer Horse

I came across this video today whilst perusing the ‘space’ section of the internerd. It’s a time lapse video put together from genuine data captured by NASA‘s Solar Dynamics Observatory. It shows a massive...

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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – K&L

On April 30, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Welcome one, welcome all, here we are once more journeying through Francis Grose’s Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. Originally penned in 1811 to show the upper classes how the lower classes addressed each...

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1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – I & J

On April 29, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Welcome to the I’s and J’s from Francis Grose’s Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. A dictionary written in 1811 to describe the way poor people spoke. It’s as relevant today as it was...

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