Tagged: science

The Curious Case of Dr. Dysentery

Something really funny from the history of medicine. This is how it happened: In 1887, the pathologist Dr. Jaroslav Hlava writes an article with the title O úplavici – předběžné sdělení, in English: On...

Can Cats Cause Schizophrenia?

Czech scientists think so. Or, more precisely: Cats can infect you with toxoplasmosis, a disease caused by microbes that may as well be able to trigger shizophrenia. This theory by Jaroslav Flegr from Charles...

Hackerspace Brmlab

“Brm” sounds to me a bit like “Brno” but no, it’s in Prague. Brmlab is a hackerspace launched in mid 2010 that serves as a roof for several hacker activities.

Nazi UFOs over Prague?

There is some evidence suggesting that UFOs were developed and tested by Nazi engineers in Prague and witnessed also in other places of Bohemia, the land of the sceptics. Yet another item in the...