Source: npr.org I first heard of Macau back in 2013; it peaked my curiosity because it had the second highest life expectancy on the planet, yet was the most densely populated as well.
Luc Kordas has been taking photos for over a decade. In the early days, he focused on portraits and street photography; still today, that’s where his passion lies.
Christmas is gone, NYE has passed, January is upon us. As you’re all well aware, technically, January is the most depressing 31 days ever to be invented.
As with all previous years, there were some seismic goings on in 2016. This year’s happenings, however, seemed slightly more seismic than others.
Last year, I published an article charting my Predictions for 2016. I am not a psychic, obviously – that’s not a real thing; neither am I an expert in geopolitics, as many of you may have noticed.
Bouvet Island – southeast coast 1898 The views are stunning, the weather is dodgy and the nightlife is rubbish.
I came across the following photo collection on a Russian website (where I often find my fix of strangeness).
As far as I am aware, no one has either proved nor disproved Santa Claus. The debate rages on. True, there is no direct evidence for Santa, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t real.
Over recent years, architects working on China’s skyline have been allowed to let their imaginations run wild.
Over the years, we’ve covered a lot of interesting stuff from China. We covered stories about fake graveyards, towns designed to look like London and Paris, huge ghost cities, massive statues and so-called hell money.
Triumph of Death by Bruegel the Elder The Black Death peaked in Europe around 1348. It killed indiscriminately, it killed swiftly, and it killed en masse.
Yes. I have more photos for you. If I do say so myself, this is quite possibly the best episode to date.
We’ve all seen a wide range of wildlife documentaries based on marine life. But the wonders truly are unending.
I get a lot of mileage out of Soviet stuff on LAZERHORSE.ORG. I make no apologies for that, they did some pretty amusing things.
Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906) is one of the most celebrated Indian artists. He won the hearts and minds of the Indian people, past an present.
If you’ve ever had a hankering to watch Japanese grownups dress as 80s pop stars and sing a really terrible version of We Are The World by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, you’ve come to the right place.
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 of national stoic pride. Here we take a brief look at the life of barge haulers beyond the painting.
When X-Files the series was at the heady height of its popularity, cattle mutilation and alien abduction were all the rage.
China is huge. It’s surface area stretches across 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 such wonder.
Gambling, in its many forms, is as quintessentially British as roast beef and Yorkshire pudding or forming an orderly queue.