Weird Things in Prague Blog

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The Lightweight Czech Sumo Wrestler

Ever heard of the sumo wrestler Takanoyama Shuntaro? His actual name is Pavel Bojar and he is from Prague. Due to his low weight of 90 kg (200 lb; 14 st) and his inability to put on...

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7 Weird Facts About Kafka

1. Kafka was a vegetarian and took interest in gardening Kafka was a vegetarian for health and ethical reasons. But: Although Kafka wrote the short story A Hunger Artist, he was not actually malnourished....

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A Robot With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

This is probably one of the world’s least useful robots: A machine that sorts 7,000 stones by type and age. The classification is based on the dominant color, the color composition, and histograms of...

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New Urban Blog: Shit v Libni

I fully agree with Brad, the author of the blog Shit v Libni. In some places, the amount of trash and dog shit in the streets simply exceeds all limits. Brad is now trying...

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Satnav Sends German Car On a Staircase

A romantic trip through snowy Prague has ended with an unexpected adrenaline rush, Metro reports. Apparently, some satnav devices are not quite ready for the intricate road layout of Prague.   Source of photo:...

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Prague Zoo Selling “Elephant Urine”

“The new herbal liquor of the Prague Zoo is suited as aperitif or digestif”, the Zoo describes on its Facebook page. 0.5 liters of the yellow liquid can be bought for 185 CZK but...