Russian duck whisperer commands ducks to march in orderly fashion

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in Video on Monday 11 August 2014

Here is an amazing video, which some of you may find it side splitting, of one Russian duck whisperer at work. Except he doesn’t whisper but bellows in the most commanding of tones that send his flock of ducks scurrying into the barn in a most orderly fashion. I don’t understand Russian but I am pretty sure what he said was, ‘The last one in will end up on the dining table’.

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Russian Ministry Choir nails Daft Punk’s Get Lucky

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 20 November 2013

Who knew the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs’ choir could belt out a song like this! Performing this summer’s all-too-familiar song, Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, these uniformed officers belt out today’s hits like it’s nobody’s business. Watch (in sheer disbelief) as this choir is accompanied by ‘some random smoke effects and above-the-waist dance moves’. And […]

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Rare photos of a Russian underwater crystal cave

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Monday 15 April 2013

This is the largest crystal cave in the world. And it’s been hidden away until recently. Thanks to the Orda Cave Awareness Project, we can now enjoy the splendor of this incredible deep water paradise. And it was no easy feat getting these images. Let’s just say that the cave water temperature was a little cold: about 3C […]

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Disposable origami-inspired trash cans by Yekaterina Shevchenko

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Products on Thursday 14 February 2013

That’s one good looking piece of trash! This origami inspired disposable trash can is Yekaterina Shevchenko’s answer to waste disposal in the city. Each colorful design is beautifully decorated and completely recyclable. Who knew taking out the trash could be a personal fashion statement?

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Terribly photoshopped Russian wedding pictures

Margarita Peker Reader Find

By Margarita Peker in Cool Websites on Thursday 3 May 2012

There are few benefits to being born a Soviet. After 25 years as a Moldovan, however, I have identified three: pickled delicacies, rose gold, and the god given right to laugh at other Russians. I think there is just something undeniably hilarious about stereotypical Russians, and for the next five minutes, I extend my birthright to you, reader, so that you can be unrestrained in your enjoyment of these awfully photoshopped Russian wedding pictures.

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