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Corona virus, flu? Mobile and other objects infect

washing hands isn't enough - clean often used objects too

Hungarion version

Photo by Julia Joppien on Unsplash

Not just our electronic gear but all of the often-used things can be a breach on our attempts of infection prevention. Phone, headset, earphones, but many more traditional things like glasses, keys, pens, money, bags, and crutches can help viruses and bacterias to spread. We don’t even think about how many things can spread infections […]

‘Spaghetti bridge’ crack of 2013

570 kg breaks the world record

Hungarion version

Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

It is hard to imagine how strong structures can be made from the everyday strings of pasta we eat for dinner. Yet Hungarian students every year spend long hours but rather days building spaghetti bridges only to have them broken (or blown) into pieces for the sake of the Reccs (meaning ‘crack’ in Hungarian) competition – no wonder some of them can’t bear to watch it.

Rights protection sunglasses

an incognito fashion accessory

Hungarion version

How about this for a practical accessory to protect your personal rights. Protests and political gatherings are becoming common again in Hungary and attendees might be interested if they don’t want to appear in the media. At protests and other public events however it could be problematic as law forbids to hide your face. But it definitely should be a mandatory part of the Hungarian police uniform.