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Cool: “Osobni cyklopruvodce” (“Personal Cycleguide”), a new app on Prague’s official “Cistou stopou” (“Clean Line”) website works out your best Prague cycle route, using the time it takes to get from A to B and also your confidence level on a bike as factors. Results are delivered by email in one working day. [Facebook Post]

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Unfortunately named Czech online pet-food store: BarfShop [Facebook Post]

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How many of Blesk’s 43 Czechs “the world is talking about” do you know?

A screenshot of the Blesk article on 43 Czechs the whole world is talking about

Perhaps because it was a slow news day, Blesk recently published a list of “43 Czechs the world is talking about.”

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Why is the BBC running adverts for Czech political parties that break its own guidelines?

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PraguePig.com was surprised to see adverts for two Eurosceptic Czech political parties on the BBC Sport website over the weekend.

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Censorship scandal as rapper Řezník is secretly removed from Český slavík music award vote

Censorship scandal as rapper Řezník is secretly removed from Český slavík music award vote

Usually a tedious affair, the Český slavík (“Czech Nightingale”) music awards are the centre of an unlikely scandal revolving around horrorcore rapper Řezník.

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The Mind-Bogglingly Ugly Cool Centrum Site

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This Prague 4-Nusle call centre’s website sets new standards in web design. Enjoy!

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Your Slogan, My Breasts: The Strange World of Czech ‘Micro-Services’ Sites (NSFW-ish)

Need a photo of a slogan of your choice written on an unknown woman’s breasts? Look no further!

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Karel Gott Launches Official Facebook Page (NSFW)

Stop everything! Karel Gott is on Facebook!

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VoZP’s Shameless Havel Death Cash-In

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As the Czech Republic mourned Václav Havel’s death, which bright spark at health insurance company VoZP (Vojenská zdravotní pojišťovna; “Military Health Insurance”) decided this tasteless banner ad was a good idea?

Roughly translated, the copy reads: “Former president, writer and dramatist Václav Havel, an insurance-holder with VoZP Czech Republic, has died”

It’s since been removed from the site.

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