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Scientists “Train” Water To Move On Its Own

In what could be a useful trick for moving chemicals from one point to another, scientists at the University of Southern Denmark and Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Czech Republic have created a method to “move” liquids through an alcohol base. Show More Summary

A Few Places, Besides Prague, Where Beer is Cheaper Than Water

5 days agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

One of the first things you'll hear about Prague is that buying a pint of beer there costs less than ordering water. It's true, as any visitor to the Czech Republic quickly discovers, but it's hardly the only place with such a virtue. Show More Summary

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of healthcare? Privatized medical care scrutinized

Privatized medical care in the US has contributed to greater wealth-health inequality than state-sponsored healthcare systems in Sweden, the UK, Israel, Germany, and the Czech Republic, researchers report. According to the study, the wealthiest older people in the US surprisingly suffered from worse health than the poorest older people in the other countries reviewed.

Ever Wanted to Drive a MAX Train?

I once got to drive a Streetcar on a test track in the Czech Republic. If you’d like to take a spin on the MAX test track at Ruby Junction, TriMet is running a sweepstakes… The post Ever Wanted to Drive a MAX Train? appeared first on Portland Transport.

Chess Train 2014

The Prague Chess Society and Czech Railways prepare another year of the train tournament associated with a journey around beautiful Central European cities.Chess Train 2014 will ride on the route Prague (Czech Republic) – Vienna (Austria)...Show More Summary

Czech Republic’s Prefab Pavilion is Built Around a Swimming Pool to Keep Cool at the 2015 World Expo

The three-story, prefabricated pavilion features a long rectangular swimming pool with a bar at its entrance. Inside, visitors will have a choice of three restaurants as well as a series of exhibition spaces to explore. A public green roof tops the otherwise

Portraits from the Biggest Flea Market in Prague (and Maybe Europe)

"The largest flea market in Czech Republic and the whole of Europe"; "An area exceeding more than 12 acres"; "Everything you'd ever want to sell or buy under one roof." These are the kind of words you'll hear touted at Kolbenova flea market in Prague, where you can buy everything from a manky pair of flipper to a disused hubcap. Show More Summary

Health Care for Britain in Harsh Light

2 weeks agoHealth : NYT: Health

The decision by Ashya King’s parents to take him to the Czech Republic for treatment of a brain tumor has thrown a harsh light on Britain’s National Health Service.

Gael Monfils makes leaping between-the-legs tennis shot

Pro tip: watch more tennis. During a Davis Cup match between France and the Czech Republic on Sunday, Gael Monfils just goofed around and got a point on a leaping, between-the-legs shot. Because he's Gael Monfils and he can do as he pleases. (h/t Dan Rubenstein)

French Tennis Player Hits A Ridiculous Between-The-Legs Shot During Davis Cup Match

Gael Monfils has a well-earned reputation as one of the most exciting players in tennis today and he unleashed yet another jaw-dropping shot during France's Davis Cup win over the Czech Republic. France had already clinched their semifinals match-up when Monfils took the court to face Lukas Rosol. Show More Summary

Modern Family Retreat With a Curving Upper Level: House Revnice

Situated in a residential area of villas on the northern bank of Revnice above the Berounka valley in the Czech Republic, House Revnice is a modern family retreat offering a healthy lifestyle. The residence- envisioned by Jarousek.Rochová.Architekti-...Show More Summary

Wesley Sneijder and the 10 Most Awkward Mascot Moments

As the teams lined up before the Netherlands' Euro 2016 qualifier with the Czech Republic on Tuesday, it appeared that someone had made an error. The Dutch player in the line decreased in height as their mascots increased. As a result,...Show More Summary

Davis Cup 2014: World Group Semi-Final and Playoff Results, Schedule and More

The 2014 Davis Cup is gradually drawing to a crescendo and Friday saw the semi-final and playoff phases get underway. In the semis, the Czech Republic and France began their head-to-head for a place in this year's final, with Italy and...Show More Summary

Beautiful Houses: Houseboat

Today we will show you the charming houseboat in Prague, Czech Republic, a project by Mjölk Architekti. This boat house is super stylish and simple. Just the idea of living in a boat gets me super excited, this one seems to be the perfect place. Show More Summary

Robin Van Persie again dismisses talk of knee surgery, praises Falcao and James Wilson [Video]

Last night wasn’t a very good one for Dutch players as Holland crashed to a 2-1 defeat in Czech Republic following a disastrous injury time mishap. Yet despite an opening loss in the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign, Oranje captain Robin Van Persie seemed in good spirits as he conducted a post-match interview with a Dutch […]

Holland boss Hiddink: Naive defending, not muddied tactics, cost us against Czech Republic

Guus Hiddink’s tenure as Holland manager got off to a terrible start after the Dutch lost to Czech Republic in rather embarrassing circumstances in their opening Euro 2016 qualifying fixture. A late defensive mix-up between Newcastle’s Daryl Janmaat and Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillesen saw the defender put too much power on a headed back-pass. The […]

Wesley Sneijder Finds Mascot Is Too Tall in Czech Republic vs. Netherlands Match

The Dutch may be the tallest nation in the world, but Wesley Sneijder is well below the national average. Sneijder is only 1.70 m (5'7") tall, and that posed a problem before the Netherlands' Euro 2016 qualifier against the Czech Republic...Show More Summary

Funny picture: Wesley Sneijder refused to stand behind rather tall Czech Republic mascot boy!

It was a bad night all round for Holland in the Czech Republic on Tuesday. The late defensive error from Daryl Janmaat completed a surprise Euro 2016 qualifier defeat to the Czechs and was far from the best possible start for Guus Hiddink. Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder played the full 90 minutes but his embarrassment […]

Czech Republic vs. Netherlands: Score, Grades, Reaction from Euro 2016 Qualifier

The Czech Republic beat the Netherlands 2-1 in a shocking upset, as Guus Hiddink failed to get his tactics right for the second match in a row. The hosts took the game right to the World Cup semi-finalists and were rewarded for their...Show More Summary

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