Daily news summary 1.2.2017

February 1, 2017

Top security jobs switched
Slovak joins navigation study
Bee virus success

Slovakia joins Danube-Oder-Elbe navigation project

February 1, 2017

Slovakia has joined the Czech Republic and Poland is preparations for
whether a massive transport project linking the Danube, Oder, and Elbe
rivers and making them navigable would be economically attractive and

Hyperloop Cargo Transit Could Be Coming Soon To European Cities

January 27, 2017

A U.S. startup pursuing Elon Musk's vision for near-supersonic rail transport announced an agreement on a feasibility study for a hyperloop system connecting two European cities.

Ambassador of Slovakia visits Lafayette

January 28, 2017

The Lafayette Science Museum held a reception in honor of the visit of Ambassador Peter Kmec of the Slovak Republic.

Czech Holocaust hero Antonín Kalina remembered in home town

January 27, 2017

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Czechs are
marking the memory of Antonín Kalina, a Czechoslovak Communist who risked
his own life to save at least 900, mostly Jewish children from the

Fashion Behind the Iron Curtain: A new book explores how Czechoslovakia’s communist regime used fashion to further its ideological aims

January 27, 2017

A new book, Fashion Behind the Iron Curtain, released by Grada and
Prague’s Museum of Decorative Arts (UPM) has taken on the task of
mapping
fashion in Czechoslovakia from 1948 – 1989, a period that followed the

JOY English Standup Comedy, Friday 27, Satori Stage

January 26, 2017

Joke’s On You brings you the brilliant Tom Allen, English comedian, actor, and writer. At the age of 22 Allen won the UK’s most prestigious comedy newcomer award So You Think You’re Funny in 2005. The same year he won the BBC New Comedy Awards.

The 9 best cities in the world to live in when you don't have guaranteed work

January 25, 2017

Being a freelance worker can be liberating - you choose your own hours, what you'd like to do, as well as set your pay per hour. However, it also means work is not always guaranteed and can be tough when you need cash to keep coming in to pay your bills.

Bratislava Among Top 10 Cities for Freelancers

January 25, 2017

Dutch freelancer organisation Hoofdkraan.nl has compiled a list of the top cities for freelancers to live in, and the beautiful Slovak capital Bratislava made it into the top ten, snuggling into eighth place from 117 cities. Here is the full report.

Moderat touring, playing Terminal 5 in between Coachella weekends

January 25, 2017

Last year, Moderat released their latest album III , and this year they'll return to the US to play Coachella . Other than that, most of their dates are in other countries, but they did just schedule a NYC gig happening in between the two Coachella weekends.

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