This Russian Teen Tests Fate By Hopping High-Speed Trains Around The Country

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This Russian Teen Tests Fate By Hopping High-Speed Trains Around The Country
Personally, I like to travel as safely as possible. I always wear my seatbelt, I watch the safety instructions on flights…you get the idea. I’m not exactly a daredevil. That’s why what 18-year-old Alex Nomernoy does gives me major anxiety. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Not only does he hop onto trains, he rides around on […]

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15 Things I Learned About How To Survive The Cold Thanks To The Russian Winter

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15 Things I Learned About How To Survive The Cold Thanks To The Russian Winter
Cheers. It’s common knowledge that Russia gets really cold in the winter — in parts of the country, it plunges down to -50 Celsius. -30 Celsius isn’t even a big deal. So there are things you learn to survive. View this image › Igor Sokalski/Igor Sokalski 1. Top of the list: Hats and hoods are […]

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How One Man Is Waking Up In Russia Is Just Epic. I’m So Jealous.

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How One Man Is Waking Up In Russia Is Just Epic. I’m So Jealous.
An unknown man in Russia is trekking across the back country of his native land and waking up to some of the most beautiful images you’ve ever seen. They blow away any morning view you’ve had in your whole life, and leave you with a crazy case of wanderlust. Because seriously, who knew Russia had […]

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What This Guy Does Instead Of Using A Hammer Is Insane…Only In Russia

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What This Guy Does Instead Of Using A Hammer Is Insane…Only In Russia
When it comes to home construction (or any kind of construction, really) safety should always be your primary concern. If you’re not taking steps to ensure no bodily harm comes to you or those around you, then that’s just plain dumb. For example, one thing you should never do when building something is use your […]

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As If You Needed Another Reason To Fear Climate Change…It Could Bring Back Anthrax

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As If You Needed Another Reason To Fear Climate Change…It Could Bring Back Anthrax
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); For those of us paying attention, it’s safe to say that climate change is the scariest thing that humanity will have to face in the coming decades. While we’re already beginning to feel the impact of a warming planet, the full effect of the greenhouse gases we’ve pumped into the atmosphere […]

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A Photographer Found A Way To Make Plane Crash Wreckage Much Less Terrible.

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A Photographer Found A Way To Make Plane Crash Wreckage Much Less Terrible.
Since last week, the world has been reeling from tragic loss Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. According to major news outlets, the civilian airliner was shot down by Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine while en route to Malaysia from the Netherlands. In this time of grief, photographer Dietmar Eckell’s latest series shows us that not every plane […]

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This Ukrainian Woman Might Starve To Death In A Russian Prison

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This Ukrainian Woman Might Starve To Death In A Russian Prison
She’s Ukraine’s first female air force pilot and a national hero. But for the last 80 days, she’s been on hunger strike to protest the conditions in the Russian prison where she is being held. This is Nadia Savchenko. She is what some — particularly those in Ukraine — would call a badass. To Russia, […]

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This Look Inside A Russian Mental Asylum Will Chill You To The Bones.

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This Look Inside A Russian Mental Asylum Will Chill You To The Bones.
There are few things creepier than a run-down mental asylum. A run-down mental asylum in a shady part of a foreign country? Yeah, that’s definitely creepier. Earlier this week, Reddit user twoeazy posted a few photos from his stay in a mental asylum in his home country of Russia. Twoeazy says he was sent there after an interview with a psychiatrist prior […]

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