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Science in Slovakia: Plenty of talents, minimal support

Little things, not only money, can move Slovak science forward.22. May 2020, at 5:07

Scientist Erik Szabó, who works for the Department of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Comenius University in Bratislava, features the Bringing World to the Classroom podcast.
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Asteroids approach our planet almost daily. Collision is unlikely

New York City flattened in a fictional asteroid impact scenario in 2019. Minor Planet Center publishes all close approaches.22. May 2020, at 4:44

This view of asteroid Bennu ejecting particles from its surface on Jan. 6, 2019, was created by combining two images taken by the NavCam 1 imager aboard NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.
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Slovakia’s castles welcome back visitors, with disinfection

Devín Castle and several city museums in Bratislava will reopen on May 16.15. May 2020, at 11:32

Beckov Castle near Trenčín.
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Indie “boy” band Queer Jane returns with “Amen Dolores”

The track “A Happy Drunk” has exceeded Queer Jane’s hopes on Spotify.14. May 2020, at 12:33

Queer Jane released its third studio album "Amen Dolores" on March 27, 2020.
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Slovak maypoles in the pandemic

Maypoles erected amid the crisis bring back hope for better days.7. May 2020, at 19:02

People in Zemplínske Hradište in the Trebišov District decorate a maypole on April 30, 2020.
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Quizcast: Test your knowledge of Slovakia

How many of these quiz questions can you get right?30. Apr 2020, at 2:02

A question about Slovak singer Miro Žbirka will appear in the Spectacular Slovakia quizcast.
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Media exists to seek the truth and explanations

The 2018 Kuciak murder and COVID-19 have changed Slovak media.24. Apr 2020, at 7:48

Attitudes of those in power towards Slovak media remain unchanged, TSS editor-in-chief Michaela Terenzani says in the Bringing World to the Classroom podcast.
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Red Stone Castle houses a replica of Michelangelo’s Madonna of Bruges

The Renaissance fortress, located in Častá in the Bratislava Region, is a well-preserved castle set in the Small Carpathians.23. Apr 2020, at 8:00

Red Stone Castle (Červený Kameň) in Častá, Bratislava Region, easily accessible by public transport, serves as a furniture museum in the first place.
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An Ecuadorian in Čadca: Slovaks are like watermelons, Ecuadorians like avocados

Spectacular Slovakia visits Ecuadorian Jorge Mancero in Čadca.16. Apr 2020, at 0:33

Jorge Mancero volunteers at the European Youth Centre KERIC in Čadca, northern Slovakia, alongside other global volunteers.
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Questions over Slovakia’s response to climate change security risk

Slovakia's 2017 Security Strategy recognising threat still not approved.10. Apr 2020, at 9:45

Police officers patrol a northern part of Slovakia's border with Ukraine, which is nearly 100 kilometres long. The border is also an external border of the Schengen Area.
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Pukanec is home to the largest population of black mulberries

The little-known village of Pukanec has more stories to tell.2. Apr 2020, at 11:47

Listen to Spectacular Slovakia to learn more about Pukanec, a small village near Banská Štiavnica, and its rich history.
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How popular is Yogi in Yellowstone National Park?

Go on an adventure promising wild moments, including a selfie with bison.27. Mar 2020, at 8:49

A hot spring in the Yellowstone National Park.
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Lana Del Rey and Friends. America makes students’ wishes come true

Mária and Patrícia embraced American culture in summer 2019.27. Mar 2020, at 8:43

Two women sit on a bench opposite an ice-cream parlour in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, USA.
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A hike in Belianske Tatry resembles a walk on Mars

Belianske Tatry was closed in 1978, but not completely.26. Mar 2020, at 16:18

Tourists walk to a mountain hut by the Green Mountain Lake (Zelené pleso) in Belianske Tatry.
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Čadca-based internationals climbed Veľký Rozsutec peak

The peak was one of Suna’s and Sebastian’s first hikes in Slovakia.19. Mar 2020, at 15:17

Parking space in Štefanová, northern Slovakia, from where an educational path to Malý Rozsutec and Veľký Rozsutec, peaks in the Malá Fatra mountain range, begins.
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Súľov Rocks provide a fairy-tale experience

Explore Súľov Castle and seek a dragon on the hike.12. Mar 2020, at 20:24

The Súľov Rocks.
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A hill people love even without being struck by Cupid’s arrows

Šíp, a peak in northern Slovakia, is accessible by train from Bratislava.5. Mar 2020, at 10:00

The village of Stankovany in northern Slovakia lies at the foot of Šíp peak.
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FFF Slovakia: Politicians lack courage to tackle climate change

The movement has a message for Slovakia's next prime minister.28. Feb 2020, at 22:41

Students skip their classes and come to the Košice promenade to take part in the Fridays for Future protest on September 20, 2019.
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Foreigners: Slovakia’s city of tolerance has a lot to offer

Košice is not only about St Elisabeth Cathedral and ice hockey.20. Feb 2020, at 11:48

Wintertime in Košice.
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Forget Romeo and Juliet. A Slovak Verona recounts a real-life love story

The love between Andrej and Marína was not meant to be.13. Feb 2020, at 15:00

Banka lásky or Love Bank in Banská Štiavnica, central Slovakia.
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