The men who made up the ranks of the Russian Army in the late 1800s were a rather fashionable bunch, and some of the shots in this gallery look like they came straight out of a fashion magazine. Maybe it’s the way the men are posing, or the abundance of fur and shiny bits, whatever it [...]
The stricken Russian Mars probe has been photographed in the sky by an amateur astronomer. The probe was launched last year in the hope of bringing ba…
The failed Russian Mars probe is due to crash back down to Earth as early as January next year. The probe represented Russia’s latest effort to reach …
Russian Nesting Doll (Matryoshka) Trinket Box – $6.95 Are you crazy about Matryoshkas? Behold the fantastic Russian Nesting Doll (Matryoshka) Trinket Box from the NeatoShop. It’s so cute in an angry, scary, and bitter kind of way. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who dreams of being cloned. Be sure to check out all the fabulous Home [...]
The oldest fully wooden churches in the world are also architectural wonders. These are “multi-story, multi-cupola, single-block masterpieces.” Built 300 years ago on the Russian Kizhi island, they are called the Church of the Transfiguration and the Church of the Intercession. Read about them and see lots more pictures at Kuriositas. Link (Image credit: Flickr user [...]
English Russia has pictures of the offices at the Russian LEGO headquarters. Look who greets you upon entering! They have whimsical LEGO creations in almost every room. I think my favorite may be the monkey. Link -Thanks, fraulein m!
Russian Artist Paints Pictures With Her Breasts (NSFW VIDEO)Russian artist Viktoria has developed a new technique to painting that could theoretically titillate those who criticize her country’s contemporary arts scene as stagnant: she is opting to use her breasts in lieu of brushes in her latest work.Based in St. Petersburg, Viktoria says her method — [...]
M-Cups Matryoshka (Russian Nesting Doll) Measuring Cups This is a clever one by Carl Mitsch of Fred Studio: a set of measuring cups shaped like matryoshka (babushka or Russian nesting dolls). They’re cute and functional! And perhaps best of all, they nest inside of one another so they don’t take up much cabinet space. At $11.95 [...]