Tag: russia

There’s Free Beer in Sochi, but You Have to be Canadian

February 11, 2014 // 3:45 pm

Spotted in Sochi, the return of the famous beer fridge only accessible to Canadians. In the spirit of the Winter Olympics, Molson has sent one of their beer fridges to Russia for the games. Canadian visitors will be pleased to find their exclusive homeland brew of Molson free…

South Koreans Consume Twice as Much Liquor as Russians [REPORT]

February 2, 2014 // 10:54 pm

On a report by Euromonitor, South Koreans seem to be the biggest hard alcohol drinkers in the world.

As noted in the report, South Koreans drink 13.7 shots of liquor per week on average, which is more than double the amount that Russians consume. The countries that…

London Cafe Discourages Laptop Squatters with Pay-Per-Minute Policy

January 13, 2014 // 1:15 pm

Are you eyeballing that corner table with the guy clutching his cold cappuccino and laptop? Or, maybe you’re the guy who sees the other the guy waiting for him and now you feel all sorts of guilty for spending the last hour surfing 4chan while clutching your cold empty…

Moscow Restaurant Only Hires Identical Twins because Dreams Do Come True

November 5, 2013 // 10:32 am

A restaurant in Moscow, Russia will have you doing a double take thanks to its identical twins-only waitstaff.

Twin Stars owner Alexei Khodorkovsky told BBC that he was inspired by the 1964 Soviet film Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors, in which ”a schoolgirl crosses into an alternate world and finds her twin.”

Twin servers…

This Is What Erotic, BDSM Lollipops Look Like

October 22, 2013 // 5:00 am

In case you didn’t think lollipops were phallic enough already, Moscow-based creative agency FIRMA recently dreamt up a series of concept lollipops themed after, what else, sex toys.

From the anal bead, cherry-flavored “Toys,” to the mace-shaped, blackberry-flavored “BDSM,” these sexy Chupa Chups are definitely not your childhood…

The Secret to Saving Spoiled Milk is . . . Frog Slime?

January 10, 2013 // 1:06 pm

As if sour milk wasn’t ick-worthy enough, scientists from Moscow State University have just identified a number of potential antibiotic compounds in frog skin secretions which, if added to milk, could prevent it from going bad.

You read that right, folks. The best new way to save your nasty…

Leninade — So Good It Makes the Gulag Bearable

November 28, 2012 // 1:43 pm

Whoever said communism kills creativity and the human spirit, has clearly never experienced Leninade. This pink lemonade from Real Soda sports a sick(le) logo that is accompanied by enough puns to feed the whole village’s humor.

A Russian Hospital Morgue and 350 lbs of Caviar: HAPPY NEW YEAR!

December 31, 2011 // 12:39 pm

Is it just me, or does that just sound like the perfect combination? It’s just me.

However, that was the scene of a St. Petersburg hospital morgue when police discovered and seized 350 lbs of caviar that was being stored in a refrigerated cadaver receptacle. A hospital employee and…

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