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Most Drivers Are Terrible at Driving, So Should We All Be Using Dash Cams?

I was recently perusing r/IdiotsInCars when I stumbled upon a seemingly ordinary dash cam video of a seemingly standard car crash. The alleged “idiot,” in…

A People’s History of the ‘Slav Squat’

Probably without you noticing it, you’ve acquired this stereotype of a young Russian man. He favors Adidas tracksuits, newsboy hats and pointed leather shoes. He…

The Only Escape for Chechen Men Is MMA Glory

In a small gym under a railway tunnel in Grozny, Chechnya, 18-year-old Muhammad Kualev has spent the past six months practicing assorted holds and striking…

Why the Fuck is Putin Bathing in Deer Blood?

In this week’s “Only in Russia” news: President Vladimir Putin is reportedly bathing in blood extracted from the severed antlers of maral deer. It’s not just…