Rat Attack

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So from time to time different office fun photos appears. But this is something special made by Russian guys with the help of many soft rats. At first a scout troop of rats appeared as you can see on the photo above. Look down to see what happened next:

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Stay Protected: Soviet Way

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It was a well known saying in Russia “that there is no leisure intercourse in Soviet Russia”, probably it is less known for the rest of the world. It meant that Soviet citizens have made this only for get some kids. But recently it has been known that there was a whole bunch of those little thingies available for some sale in Russia, though they couldn’t be bought freely, just because demand was so great that if it appeared anywhere on the counters of the state-owned pharmacies (there were no any other in Soviet Russia), then the first who entered the store has usually bought gross all them available and then lived a long happy life or made many many Soviet rubles reselling them for his friends. So it was big luck to get them and it is even more bigger luck to see them here on photos, in this, not-used state.

And one more thing. Officially they were called “product no. 2”, because the product no. 1 was a rubber gas-mask of the same factory…

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Weird Looking Russian Matryoshkas

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As we already told, “matryoshka” has become one of the most famous symbols of the Russian culture through all over the world. It’s a traditional Russian wooden toy. Such nesting doll can hold up to about 30 smaller dolls inside, put in each other, from the biggest one up to the smallest. They are usually painted in accordance with Russian tradition. But recently some Russian designers and artists have started to express another views on matryoshkas.

For example, this time Irina Troitskaya, a Moscow illustrator, has converted matryoshkas into some weird creatures.

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