Monday, 17 June 2019

Life

Nobel laureate Kip Thorne at Charles University

UniMedia |
17 May 2019

Renowned theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, who shared the Nobel Prize for detection of gravitational waves, is giving lectures about that discovery - and developments since – at Charles University this week.

In photos: Experience the Valtice Wine Market first-hand

Brno Daily |
16 May 2019

The two-day Valtice Wine Market is the oldest national wine competition. Each May, historic Valtice Castle becomes an irresistible temptation for tourists eager to fall in love with local wines, and an important hub for winemakers and industry experts, who return to the event year after year.

Girls, mountains, war and clouds: the life's work of renowned Czech photographer Ladislav Sitenský in 100 shots

Radio Prague |
16 May 2019

This May marks the centenary of the birth of Ladislav Sitenský, among the most celebrated Czech photographers of the 20th century. He's perhaps best known today for his iconic World War II work documenting the Nazi occupation of his homeland.

Legendary comic magazine Čtyřlístek celebrates 50th anniversary

Radio Prague |
15 May 2019

Čtyřlístek or the Four-leaf Clover, a legendary Czech children's comic magazine, marks its 50th anniversary this week. The first issue of the magazine was published on May 15, 1969.

Kovy versus Czech apathy

Transitions Online |
14 May 2019

One YouTuber's journey to inform Czech youth, stay true to his identity, and remain relevant online.

Honest Guide: Removing love locks from bridges & statues

Honest Guide |
14 May 2019

A bridge in Paris collapsed under the weight of love locks. We don't want anything like that to happen in our city so we decided that we will clean our bridge (the Charles bridge) from the mess tourists made here.

Anniversary of the oldest Czech train track

Brno Daily |
14 May 2019

This year marks the 180th anniversary of the oldest train track in the Czech Republic, which runs between Brno and Břeclav.

Anna Thu Nguyenová - the Czech-Vietnamese one-time child actress now thriving in Californian start-ups

Radio Prague |
14 May 2019

Today Anna Thu Nguyenová is based in California, where she works with technology start-ups. But the young Czech-Vietnamese woman is familiar to many here in her native country thanks to roles on TV series, including a soap opera in which she appeared in over 100 episodes.

Video: Brakeless bike trials in Czech Republic

Pinkbike.com |
13 May 2019

Vašek Kolář, a nine-time World Champion in bike trials, shoots a video on his new 24" inch street trial bike, and he does it brakeless.

From underground bunkers to "Fire Mountain"

Radio Prague |
13 May 2019

Two separate yet complementary exhibitions now at the City of Prague Museum take a novel approach to presenting the capital's often forgotten, overlooked or unknown history of poverty and homelessness.

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