Barge Haulers On The Volga: The Life Of A Burlak

On November 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The painting above is Barge Haulers on the Volga (1870-1873) by Russian artist Ilya Repin. In Russia, it is iconic and has slipped into popular culture; it is at once a memory of harsher times and...

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VIDEOS: Aliens Abducting Cattle / I Want To Believe

On November 13, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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When X-Files the series was at the heady height of its popularity, cattle mutilation and alien abduction were all the rage. I don’t think there was a dinner party in the Western world that...

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Tianzi Mountain, China: Legends, Cable Cars and McDonald’s

On November 13, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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China is huge, covering more than 9.5 million km2. Thanks to its epic size, it’s no surprise that there are some amazing bits of geography to be found – Tianzi mountain is one...

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The History Of UK Gambling

On November 11, 2016 by Muelo
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Gambling, in its many forms, is as quintessentially British as roast beef and Yorkshire pudding or forming an orderly queue. In fact, of all the world’s countries, it could be argued that we’ve...

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Old Anatomy Drawings: Beautifully Strange

On October 29, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Us humans have long had a fascination with our own insides. After all, we’re able to do a wide range of things that a bag of blood and squishy bits shouldn’t really be capable of....

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PHOTOS: Russian Police At Their Best

On October 23, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I publish a lot of Russian images here at Lazer Horse, as I’m sure you have noticed. Often, members of their police force make a brief entrance. Today I decided that, seeing as...

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Interesting But Slightly Shocking Farm Infographic

On October 23, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Here’s an infographic that shows how much stuff UK farms produce… constantly. The figures represent the production of each food since you’ve been on the page. Pretty mad, right? Make of this what you...

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Aztec Death Whistle: Mysterious, Creepy and Ancient

On October 23, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The Aztec death whistle is as creepy as it sounds. What is was used for exactly we may never know, but guessing is almost as fun as knowing. As Archaeology screams into the...

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Amazing Animated Adverts In Kiev’s Metro Rail System

On October 16, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Ukraine has been in the news quite a bit over recent years, and not for particularly good reasons; so it’s nice to be able to post something a little less bleak coming from the largest...

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love: Part X

On October 9, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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What lies below is another mixed bag of Russian wonders. From turtle impressions to thoughtless dogs via military japes and vodka-fuelled fun. There’s even a couple of musk oxen thrown in for good measure....

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