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Russia’s Muscle Beach Is The World’s Most Hardcore Gym

February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Interesting |

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What became of all the scrap metal from The Cold War?  Believe it or not, a great deal of it ended up as training equipment in an outdoor gym on the island of Tuhev in the heart of Ukraine’s capital. 

As far as gyms, it doesn’t get any more hardcore than this: we’re talking about ten square kilometers of large vehicle parts, rusted tank chains, pulleys, tractor tires, crank shafts, and marine salvage pieces, all welded into monstrous primitive strength machines, barbells, dumbbells and lifting benches (unpadded, of course) — and all free for anyone to use it.

The Ukrainian word Kachat means "to pump" an apt name. 

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating Photos

February 17, 2014 | 3 Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

This is why religious organizations should not be tax-exempt

fascinating pictures

 

Morality patrol van monitors and records all people that come and go in a gay night club in Russia.

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The Largest Single Drug Cash Seizure The World Has Ever Seen

February 15, 2014 | 2 Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

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Born in Shanghai, 44-year-old Zhenli Ye Gon he lived in Mexico and ran a pharmaceuticals company — a front, authorities allege, that supplied Mexican drug cartels with massive quantities of a chemical used to make the street drug methamphetamine. Police raided his luxurious Mexico City home in March, carting off what they said was $207 million, most of it in $100 bills that had been stashed behind false walls and in closets.

This is a man who owned a fleet of luxury cars and had mistresses in several countries, according to Mexican officials. In recent years, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said, he gambled away nearly $126 million in Las Vegas casinos.

Confiscated Lists:

Confiscated along with the money were also:

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Dat Driver Seat

February 12, 2014 | 3 Comments » | Topics: Interesting, main |

Porsche 918 Spyder

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BMW i8

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating Photos

February 10, 2014 | 8 Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

Scarlett Johansson with no makeup for Vanity Fair

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Store Owners in Koreatown, Los Angeles take defensive positions against rioters 1992

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Time To Put On Your Tinfoil Hats, Conspiracy Theories Galore!

February 7, 2014 | 8 Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

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20 Fascinating Photos Collected From History

February 6, 2014 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Interesting |

April 11th, 1909: About 100 people participate in a lottery to equally divide a 12-acre plot of sand dunes they’ve purchased, that would later become the city of Tel Aviv, Israel

 

Soviet officers at the open casket of cosmonaut and Soyuz 1 pilot Vladimir Komarov in 1967

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Creepy Medical Images From The Past

February 5, 2014 | No Comments » | Topics: Interesting, WTF |

Masks worn by doctors during the Plague. The beaks held scented substances

 

Children in an iron lung before the advent of the polio vaccination. Many children lived for months in these machines, though not all survived. c. 1937

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