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Prague Spring International Music Festival | Visiting Czech Republic

Dates of the Prague Spring International Music Festival 2015: mid-May to early June 2015 (exact dates TBA)<p>The Prague Spring International Music …

Best Prague Hotels | Visiting Czech Republic

<b>Best Hotels in Prague</b><br>Below is a list of some of the best Prague hotels.<p>The Mandarin Oriental is a luxury hotel, the K+K Hotel Central is a four-star …

Not only here for the beer: Moravia, the Czech Republic's wine region

When parts of Europe quieten in a moment of remembrance at 11am this Friday, in the Czech Republic corks will pop, glasses clink and the country will …

Nokia Lumia 920 now available on O2 in the Czech Republic

The asking price is 15,995 CZK (about $811) for a Lumia 920 running on O2s network. You can however grab one of the most beautiful phones on planet …

Horsemeat found in Ikea meatballs in Czech Republic

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/956000/956803_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524636290_be360296772df3427442525dba14fd64<p><b>Ikea has withdrawn meatballs from sale in 14 European countries after tests in the Czech Republic found traces of horsemeat in a batch made in …

Czech ambassador clarifies that Czech Republic is not Chechnya

You’ve probably noticed that the Russian republic of Chechnya has dominated the news today, as we learn more about the suspects implicated in the …

How to piss off a Czech

MOST OF the things that’ll piss off a Czech are based in the harsh realities citizens experienced living under Communism. So while some of the stuff …

Mobile's LTE Network in Czech Republic | The Network | The Network

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 16, 2013 – Cisco today announced that leading Czech telecommunications operator T-Mobile has chosen the Cisco® ASR 5000 Series to manage its mobile data traffic from the new LTE network, together with existing 2G and 3G networks. The ASR 5000 routing platform will help …

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Woman wakeboards along street in flood-hit Czech Republic

Video of a woman wakeboarding through the flooded streets of a Czech town has provided a rare moment of levity for the Czech Republic as it continues to battle the worst flooding in over decade.<p>The video, which has become an internet hit in the <b>Czech Republic</b>, shows the 26-year old, known only as …

Europe

Bomma's Hi-Tech Crystal

by Adam Štěch<p>The Czech Republic is famous for traditional handmade glass. Czech glass is associated with precise, handmade work created in old-fashioned factories using time-honored techniques. But two years ago the forward-thinking company Bohemia Machine—located in Světlá, the cradle of genuine …

Flying electric bicycle invented in Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic three companies have teamed up to make a prototype of an electric bicycle capable of flying.<p>For now, the flying bike is still in development and is controlled remotely, but its designers hope that it will eventually be piloted by the rider.<p>They also hope battery technology …

Rat Meat Sold As ‘Lamb’ in China

‘Mars rat’ taking Internet by storm

Once seen, it cannot be unseen. The "Mars rat" captured by Curiosity's lens. NASA/JPL-Caltech<p>A Mars rock that bears a passing resemblance to a rodent is scuttling across the Internet with gusto, even inspiring some fans to set up a Twitter account in its name.<p>UFO buffs spotted the purported "Mars …

The Rat Pack, Adorable Photos of Rats With Miniature Instruments

Artist and photographer Ellen van Deelen takes adorable photos of her rats, Moppy and Witje, holding and appearing to play a variety of miniature …

Australian endangered species: Central Rock-rat

Australia’s small arid zone mammals have greatly suffered since European settlement. Some 11 species are extinct, and a further eight are listed as …

Seizure detector treats epilepsy in rats

Epilepsy can occur in dogs, cats and rats. Image: Pakhnyushcha/Shutterstock<p><b>The new detectors can reduce the length of seizures in rats by up to 60</b> …

Neurology

The weird and wonderful world of the naked mole rat

Doctor Chris Faulkes, who has been working with them almost every day for the last 25 years, has long since learned to love naked mole rats, but, as …

If Anyone Deserves Their Own Holiday, It's Rat Catchers

20,000 Rats And Reptiles Found Dying In Warehouse

Nearly 20,000 rats and reptiles were found dying in a warehouse in one of the worst cases of cruelty California has ever seen. The owners of Global …

Rats Mind-Meld Across Continents, But To What End?

On the surface, it looks like telepathy. Two rats – one in Brazil and another in the USA – are linked in real-time by implants in the same part of their brains, the motor cortex which controls their movements. As one rat presses a lever, its implant records the activity in its motor cortex and …