Quiz Set 1 - Matthias Neuhaus, Switzerland

Switzerland vs. Kazakhstan (they're actually quite alike)

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5365 kilometers. That's the distance between Switzerland and my beautiful hometown of Almaty in Kazakhstan. And if you were to compare...
Swiss Restaurant Mark - Sternen

Why are so many Swiss restaurants called "Sternen"?

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Sure, restaurant signs are a common thing around the world. But the historical background of such signs is slightly different here in Switzerland...
Unspunnen Festival 2017

We found alphorns, flags and stones at Unspunnen Festival

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It takes place only every twelve years: The Unspunnen Festival that hosts several traditional Swiss sports such as wrestling or stone throwing...
Longest Suspension Bridge in the World - Switzerland

The world's longest suspension bridge hangs in Switzerland

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If the word "acrophobia" is in your vocabulary, read no more. The world's longest suspension bridge for pedestrians connects two towns in Valais...
Swiss Bill - 100 Francs

Do you know Switzerland like a pro? Take the 3rd annual quiz.

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Every year, August 1 signifies the anniversary of the Federal Charter of 1291. And every year, Newly Swissed is putting together a fun Swiss quiz...
ZKB Cable Car 2020

Will Zürich be getting a cable car across the lake?

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Ankara has one. Rio de Janeiro has one. And La Paz in Bolivia has one. Urban cable cars are a popular solution to solving traffic congestion, and Zürich...
Räuber Hotzenplotz Vinyl Record

So I've rediscovered some vinyl records from my childhood

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There was a time when audio was served on a black, vinyl platter. No shiny compact discs or iDevices... I rediscovered these children's stories on vinyl...
Climeworks Swiss Start-up

Climeworks miraculously sucks harmful CO2 from the air

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For many, Climeworks came out of thin air. Suddenly, two Swiss engineers were all over the airwaves, talking about sucking carbon dioxide...
Circus Knie - Swiss National Circus

A glimpse behind the scenes of the Swiss National Circus Knie

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Switzerland may not have a royal family, but it has the Knie family: The country's most famous artist family and the owners of the largest Swiss circus...