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Meanwhile, in Switzerland… (Oddity News)

Reporting live from Switzerland, here is a random collection of recent news headlines which struck us as odd. But then again, it may be just us and you consider this kind of news to be no big deal.

Maybe you have married in the Swiss Alps yourself, your hobby is knitting, and you have a sock subscription... Yes? No?

Delighted to feel like Heidi and Peter, many couples from Japan decide to get hitched in the Swiss Alps. Top destinations, including Grindelwald, have seen more marriage activity in recent years. For a behind the scenes look into this pleasant trend, check out the video below:

(via here and here)

While tourists are getting married in the Swiss Alps, a number of newly separated Swiss fathers are looking for shelter and help after marital breakdown. Recently, they have been finding a warm bed and compassionate ears from a pilot project in Erlenbach on the shores of Lake Zurich: Meet the "Männerhaus". (via here)

Dare we say more? It's obviously a UFO, duh! On the other hand, only God knows why a discovery like this can go viral on the internets... (via here)

If you want to be hip in Manhattan, the only solution is to be kitted out by a Swiss granny. Manhattanites are turning to Swiss company Ikou Tschüss for gear handmade by senior alpine ladies... (via here)

According to a global study, Switzerland ranks 10th in terms of numbers of patents issued. That's good news! Or is it?

As long as you consider a sock subscription a valuable contribution to a society's well-being, then maybe Switzerland is on the right track. But if such a decadent yet genius business model encourages laziness, we might have a problem... (via here)

What's your take on this news?

Dimitri Burkhard

As the founder, editor and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of the Swiss Travelwriters Club.

Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.

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