What Does Sochi Look Like After The Olympic Games?

On March 22, 2014 by Tim Newman

… to answer the question in the title in one word: quiet. I found this bunch of photos taken from Sochi after the circus has left town. I’m not sure what the plan...

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Incredible Algae Covered Beach In Qingdao, China

On July 7, 2013 by Tim Newman

These aren’t exactly images of the sort of tropical beach you might want to hang out at, it looks more like the bog of eternal stench. But this Chinese algae jungle has become...

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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow - Nice Hat

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow: Turkmenistan’s Unusual Dictator

On April 28, 2013 by Tim Newman

I wrote a post recently about Saparmurat Niyazov, one of the craziest despots in living memory. His reign over Turkmenistan was cut short by an eagerly awaited heart attack in 2006. His successor Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow spent some...

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