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 country in Europe.
What lies below is another mixed bag of Russian wonders. From turtle impressions to thoughtless dogs via military japes and vodka-fuelled fun.
Moscow born Oleg Duo blends photography with a digital manipulation more at home in computer games. He leaves images looking real, but not as real as real life.
This is a story of chicken farming, rose-tinted spectacles and the fight against cannibalism. It’s a rather bleak affair to be honest, but worth knowing about.
It’s well known that the British Empire once covered a quarter of the globe, but our blood-thirsty, power-hungry, meddling tendrils drifted much further afield than even that impressive fact admits.
Leonardo da Vinci was a man with a lot of fingers in a lot of pies. He dabbled in architecture, science, music, engineering, literature, geology, astronomy, cartography and anything else he fancied.
The terns are a successful group. Often sharing the same space as gulls, they are generally smaller but similar in colour and shading; they’re a handsome bunch of birds.
Jane Mutiny is an artist with a big, pulsating heart for nature and an eye for detail. Here we check out some of her incredible art and find out about the woman behind the brush.
Half-baked news-mongers have been run ragged recently over a shocking bit of conspiracy wafting. Certain people have declared in public, out in the open, for all to see, that Clinton was cheating during her presidential debate with all-round noob – Trump.
The British have a great sense of humour, and much of it stems from the randomness of daily UK life, as well as the people that inhabit this multifaceted part of the world.
Traveling is a popular pastime for many people, regardless of their gender or age. Some people are more casual travelers while others are professionals.
Today, the majority of humans have access to more data than we could ever need or want. Even just a couple of decades ago, most people had access to zero data.
Image credit: Jakob Vinther, University of Bristol and Bob Nicholls (Paleocreations.com) The colour and pattern of an animal is no accident, it helps them avoid being killed, or, conversely, helps them to hide in order to kill something else. New research into the coloring of Psittacosaurus shows that “countershading” has been helping animals hide for millions of years.
I’m not an expert in boxing, it’s not something I’ve ever paid a whole lot of attention to. I prefer dinosaurs.
Welcome back. Guess what we’ve got for you today… that’s right – a butt-load of weird pictures from our brothers and sisters in Russia.
Right. First things first: WOW THAT’S A COOL CLOUD. Now we’ve got that out of the way, this is the crux of the matter: a bunch of people saw this picture of a cloud and, rather than going – “what a neat cloud.” They all went down the crazy route and started panicking about the Illuminati (again).
In the UK, and most other Western countries, if you see someone sleeping in public, you assume they are either drunk or homeless.
Which is earth’s hottest region? People, most regularly, mention the area that has clocked up the highest recorded temperature – Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley, California – reaching a dirty 56.7 °C (134 °F).
Pokémon Go is a game that needs no introduction. Almost everyone is playing it, even when it’s raining outside, just so they are able to catch Pokémon.
I found a collection of Russian food art online today. So I’m dumping it here. Simple as that.