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
5.10.19
coffee

Coffee Is ‘Not Essential For Life,’ Says Swiss Government

Not sure how the Swiss, who drink almost ten pounds of coffee per person per year, feel about this one.
Bettina Makalintal
4.11.19
Colliders

CERN’s New Collider Design Is Four Times Larger Than the LHC

If built, the Future Circular Collider will be 10 times more powerful than the Large Hadron Collider, and could discover new types of particles.
Becky Ferreira
1.15.19
ETA - Created with GEICO

Meet the Students Trying to Make the Dream of a Hyperloop a Reality

The real story of the hyperloop's origins and its future.
Motherboard Staff
12.13.18
video

This Video of a Guy Accidentally Hang Gliding Without a Harness Is Pure Terror

Gulp.
Beckett Mufson
11.27.18
Cheese

American Cheese Obsessives Are 'Adopting' Alpine Cheesemakers to Preserve a Fading Tradition

“It seemed like a good way to get our hands on some obscure, off-the-beaten path cheese. What started as curiosity became an obsession."
Lauren Rothman
10.18.18
Surviving

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

Twelve teenage soccer players 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

A Swiss Supermarket Accidentally Baked Swastika-Shaped Bread

Apparently it was supposed to be a windmill.
Katinka Oppeck
6.12.18
Munchies

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

Uhh, whoops.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.7.18
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
2.26.18
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 Neighbors

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