switzerland

Travel

This Theme Park Devoted to Ancient Aliens Really Makes You Think

One of the park's main attractions is a flight simulator that suggests Peru's Nazca Lines might be a landing strip for alien craft.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
5.13.19
Surviving

What It's Like to Be Trapped in a Cave for Ten Days

Twelve teenage footballers and their coach have been trapped in a cave in Thailand for two weeks. Lothar Emannuel Kaiser understands what they must be going through.
Jan Karon
7.5.18
Munchies

Woman Accidentally Enters Her PIN as a Tip on Restaurant Terminal, Is Now Out $7,732

Uhh, whoops.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.8.18
Scene Reports

Switzerland's Metal Scene Is Its Best-Kept Secret

From Celtic Frost and Coroner to Zeal & Ardor, Eluveitie, and Schammasch, the Swiss metal scene is chock full of intriguing, technical talent.
Catherine Fearns
2.27.18
Noisey Specials

Freedom: A Noisey Film About Assisted Dying and Music

Musician Joe Wilson tells us about using music to work through taking his mum to an assisted suicide facility in Switzerland.
Noisey UK Staff
2.26.18
animal welfare

Switzerland Has Made It Illegal to Boil Lobsters Alive

As of March 1, lobsters will have to be 'stunned' before being cooked.
Nick Rose
1.12.18
ISIS

Jack Daniel's Banner Mistaken for ISIS Flag by Man's Confused Neighbours

Yeah, pretty big distinction between a Tennessee whiskey company and a terrorist organisation.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.5.17
new neighbours

The Differences Between School in Eritrea and School in Europe

It took some time, after moving to Switzerland, to be able to tell people apart. To me, in the beginning, all these light-skinned people looked alike.
Yonas Gebrehiwet
5.29.17
activism

A Chat with the 86-year-old Who Sprayed 'Money for Weapons Kills!' on the Wall of a Swiss Bank

The officers who took Louise Schneider away treated her like she was their own grandmother.
Philippe Stalder
4.13.17
agriculture

Cows in Switzerland Could Be Given Acupuncture Instead of Antibiotics

Following the World Health Organisation’s warning that the overuse of antibiotics in meat causes antimicrobial resistance in humans, Swiss vets are trialling alternative medicine.
Daisy Meager
3.24.17
Cheese

Emmenthaler Is the 'Everybody Loves Raymond' of Cheeses

Emmenthaler is the Everybody Loves Raymond of all cheeses: it's God-awful, and yet people seem to really like it. Holes are normally considered a sign of a defect in the cheese-making process, but with this stuff, it's the opposite.
Charlotte Kamin
2.21.17
economics

This Country Has the Priciest Big Macs in the World

Stingy McDonald's fans take note.
Phoebe Hurst
1.18.17
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