Author: Christoph

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Airborne and on the road to Prague

This is probably one of the coolest ways how to travel to Prague: The trip started in Přerov and ended on Prague’s central Wenceslas Square. This unusual vehicle as an autogyro and it can...

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Trifot: Orwellian Robot Spies on Passers-by

A giant robot named “Trifot” stands just outside Nové Butovice metro station. The eyeballs are moving around, apparently watching people as they walk by. Six monitors display the images caught by the cameras. This...

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Without Pants in the Prague Metro

Prague has once more joined the No Pants Subway Ride. On 8 January 2017, freezing temperatures could not stop the handful of enthusiasts from taking the cold ride on the metro, starting from the...

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Wooden Zeppelin Over DOX

The DOX gallery has completed yet another crazy project: Gulliver. Perhaps you remember the red skull rotating over the roof? Now you find there a huge Zeppelin that looks really impressive, like stranded on...

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Flying Goggles

Found above Dlouhá street in Prague. What actually is it?   EDIT: I received a reply on twitter: it's from Roxy gallery. One time there was a gold bone https://t.co/Y5Mk3WGGIW — Jan Marek (@marek_jan)...

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Czech Hotels in TV Towers

Opinions differ about the aesthetic value of Prague’s TV tower but hardly anyone can deny that it has become a landmark in Prague’s skyline, which is otherwise dominated by low, centuries-old structures. Some people...

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Open Surveillance Cameras in Prague

The project Insecam collects the streams of surveillance cameras, among them live cameras in Prague. These images are publicly available without any hacking, since their owners put them online and chose (or forgot) to...

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All-Rounder

This man is a real all-rounder:  masseur, psychologist, therapist and ferryman. You can use his services in Prague on the river Vltava between Praha-Sedlec and Praha-Zámky – just down the hill from the famous...

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“Nobody Uses Bitcoin”

The current Czech Finance Minister and boss of Agrofert and several media outlets, Andrej Babiš, was derided on a wall in Holešovice for his apparent (or pretended) ignorance about the cryptocurrency Bitcoin: I am...

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Violence is Not a Solution

Prague’s coat of arms includes what appears to be a knight hidden inside a castle whose only visible part is his arm, threatening with a sword. In the underpass of the metro station Palmovka...