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Switzerland loosens lockdown restrictions, clubs to re-open with limited capacities

Switzerland is the latest country to announce that it is simplifying and lifting most of their remaining restrictions introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19. Currently gatherings of up to 300 are allowed and as parts of the restriction lift, gatherings of up to 1,000 people will soon be allowed. Large gatherings will only be […]

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Switzerland loosens lockdown restrictions, clubs to re-open with limited capacities

Switzerland is the latest country to announce that it is simplifying and lifting most of their remaining restrictions introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19. Currently gatherings of up to 300 are allowed and as parts of the restriction lift, gatherings of up to 1,000 people will soon be allowed. Large gatherings will only be […]

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Switzerland loosens lockdown restrictions, clubs to re-open with limited capacities

Switzerland is the latest country to announce that it is simplifying and lifting most of their remaining restrictions introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19. Currently gatherings of up to 300 are allowed and as parts of the restriction lift, gatherings of up to 1,000 people will soon be allowed. Large gatherings will only be […]

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Swiss Town Replaces Church Bells With Ringtones, Ushers in Hell on Earth

While the local catholic church and its bell tower undergo renovations in Lucerne, a small town in Switzerland, the city reached out to students at the nearby university to help find a replacement for the hourly chimes that are now silenced. Their solution? Blast out the sounds of a smartphone’s ringtones instead, the …Read more… […]

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How to Kill a Lobster in the Most Humane Way Possible

In an attempt to consider the lobster and its welfare, Switzerland has banned the practice of boiling them alive. According to USA Today, the new law stems from research indicating lobsters do feel pain, which makes death by boiling especially cruel. (This is a fair take.)Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Switzerland Proves That More Gun Laws Are Not The Solution To America’s Mass Shooting Problem

I was lucky enough to be a part of one of the last great Boy Scout troops here in North Texas, where we were taught proper marksmanship by an ex-special forces scoutmaster. He ran the troop military-style, dividing us into patrols, where we could attain ranks such as patrol leader and assign push-ups to disobedient […]

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I’m Completely Mesmerized By This Tunnel-Scrubbing Beast of a Machine

With thousands of cars passing through every day, blasting the walls with dirty exhaust, it only makes sense that every once in a while a tunnel needs to be cleaned. But I had no idea there are trucks built specifically for the task, with giant scrubbers attached to robotic arms that can reach every last […]

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10 Reasons Why Switzerland May Be The Best Country In The World

Recently I went to Switzerland, partly to see if it really is the best country in the world. In this piece I will argue that this reputation indeed is well-deserved. The World Factbook tells us the following about Switzerland: The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding […]

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10 Reasons Why Switzerland May Be The Best Country In The World

Recently I went to Switzerland, partly to see if it really is the best country in the world. In this piece I will argue that this reputation indeed is well-deserved. The World Factbook tells us the following about Switzerland: The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding […]

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