Author: Christoph

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Czech Republic vs. Czechia

I never thought that one day I would write anything like that: Some people strongly oppose the use of the name Czech Republic. Instead, they want you to use the short form Czechia. The...

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Burnt-out Mascot Alzák

In a recent video the mascot of the consumer electronics shop Alza.cz named Alzák is shown walking around totally exhausted, looking a lot like a desperate homeless man. As reported by A2larm, this is...

100 Years, 2 Blogs

100 Years, 2 Blogs: Celebrate With Us

  In co-operation with PraguePig.com, Weird Things in Prague – that’s us – is celebrating 100 years since the foundation of Czechoslovakia, in 1918. We are excited to be offering some extremely attractive giveaways...

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Prague TV Tower Is Actually A Rocket

This video is already three years old but currently going viral again in social media: The Prague TV tower in Žižkov is “on the run”, launched into space. Best watched in full screen!

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Poullet Beef Burgers

Something you don’t eat every day: “Poullet Beef” burgers. Is this going to be some kind of beef from a poulet? Nope. It is trhané maso z hovězího krku and therefore pulled beef. I...

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The Day I Met Methuselah

On my way home I overtook that old man who was walking at quite a remarkable speed. Then I noticed his shirt. It says “paměť národa”, literally: “Memory of the nation”. It clearly refers...

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Camel Balls, Extra Sour And Liquid Filled

It’s Halloween, somebody rings at your door, you open and see a bunch of kids shouting: “Trick or treat!” So what do you give them? Tricks? Treats? Or both?

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The Star Wars Robot R2-D2 in Prague

If you are a Star Wars fan and live in Prague, you probably don’t want to miss this: Unknown street artists have turned a bomb shelter in the park Folimanka into the robot R2-D2...