The Dubrovnik Times: Google opens Peljesac Bridge before official ceremony – don’t follow this advice

The Dubrovnik Times: Google opens Peljesac Bridge before official ceremony – don’t follow this advice. “The Peljesac Bridge is nearing completion, with the actual bridge expected to be fully completed and issued with permits by the end of the month, however the two access roads are still in the ‘under construction’ ​phase. Google however has a different view and have already connected Dubrovnik to the rest of Croatia on their Google Maps service.”

NPR: Welcome To Froggyland, The Croatian Taxidermy Museum That May Soon Come To The U.S.

NPR: Welcome To Froggyland, The Croatian Taxidermy Museum That May Soon Come To The U.S.. “The sounds of a lily pad pond piped through outdoor speakers greet visitors. Inside, it’s quiet, because the 507 frogs on display have been dead for more than a century. But they look very much alive, thanks to the work of Ferenc Mere, a mustached Hungarian taxidermist who lived from 1878 to 1947 and spent 10 of his years catching frogs, killing them and stuffing them — before arranging them into a variety of exhibits that showed them living out human lives.”

Dubrovnik Times: Map of Covid-19 cases across Croatia

Dubrovnik Times: Map of Covid-19 cases across Croatia. “The Croatian Tourism Association has launched a new website… clearly showing the number of new and active cases of Covid-19. The map of Croatia is divided into four separate regions, North Coast (Istria and Kvarner), South Coast (Dalmatia), Central Croatia (Zagreb and surroundings) and Eastern Croatia.”

National and University Library in Zagreb: Croatian Web Archive launches new website

National and University Library in Zagreb: Croatian Web Archive launches new website. “On 20 February 2020, the Croatian Web Archive (Hrvatski arhiv weba, HAW), a system of the National and University Library in Zagreb for cataloguing, archiving and enabling long-term preservation of and access to Croatian web resources, launched its new website. The Archive’s website’s new, third interface follows the latest developments in the advance of the World Wide Web, and the related technologies and services, as well as the changing requirements of its users, and makes available new features aimed at enhancing user experience.”

A Croatian ‘letter’ story: Glagoljica goes digital (IBNA)

IBNA: A Croatian ‘letter’ story: Glagoljica goes digital . “‘The Glagolitic script (ⰃⰾⰰⰳⱁⰾⰹⱌⰰGlagolitsa)is the oldest known Slavic alphabet’…Henceforth, the Croatian Glagolitic tradition will have a digital home; its own digital home that is nothing other than a portal…created by the National and University Library of Zagreb, in co-operation with Croatian researchers and heritage institutions.”

Balkan Insight: Database of Missing from Yugoslav Wars to be Created

Balkan Insight: Database of Missing from Yugoslav Wars to be Created. “The 14th regional conference on the exhumation and identification of people who disappeared in the 1990s wars, held in Belgrade on Friday, was told that a unique database of missing persons will be established in The Hague. Representatives of the Bosnian, Croatian, Kosovo, Montenegrin and Serbian governments, as well as some international organisations, have agreed to participate in the project, said a representative of victims’ families’ associations.”

Balkan Insight: Tito’s Name Still Adorns Streets Across Ex-Yugoslavia

Balkan Insight: Tito’s Name Still Adorns Streets Across Ex-Yugoslavia. “A new Google map…developed by Italian researcher Giorgio Comai shows that there are still 276 squares, streets and waterfronts named after former Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito. The map, created using data from Google from August 2017, shows that more than half of them are located in Serbia – 176 squares, streets and waterfronts named after Tito.”