The Swiss have googled "Facebook" more than any other word in 2010. The social network site was followed by searches for hYouTube, Google and the words in German and French for weather (Wetter/météo). Wikipedia came next followed by “SBB” – the German abbreviation for the Swiss Federal Railways – with Hotmail, Swiss and iPhone making […]
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When you hear "Switzerland", one of the first images that probably comes to mind is that of snow covered mountains. These pictures of snow and ice are...
You are witnessing a historical moment in beautiful technicolor, produced on November 8, 2010, at CERN in Switzerland. Images of CERN's "Big Bang" experiment have been released, and we are supposed to be that much closer to finding out how our universe was formed over 13 billion years ago! We are talking serious […]
What sounds like the name of an action figure kind of is: Jet Man is Swiss inventor and aviation enthusiast Yves Rossy, also known as the guy with the coolest hobby ever! Yves has become an international superstar, because his unique sport of flying with a jet-powered wing strapped to his back has never been […]
I have to admit that I waste a lot of time simply browsing the world. Here are my funniest Google Street Views in Switzerland...
What sounds like just another sport for the elites has actually established itself quite well among normal folks. Evidence of this can be seen in Geneva, which is hosting the European Championship these days. Personally, I am going to sit this one out until someone creates a league for Segway polo… What’s your take on bike polo? Do […]
Despite a relaxing lunch at the lake, I had a headache all day yesterday. I simply had no clue who to blame until I read the newspaper this morning: It's CERN! The world's largest particle accelerator project located near Geneva, Switzerland, had broken a record by circulating two proton beams in their underground tunnel to generate 3.5 billion volts […]
Contrary to popular belief, the hills are not alive in Switzerland. What is alive is this fine selection of Hollywood blockbusters which were partly filmed in Switzerland...