WORLD CUP

The FIFA Sh*tstorm Rages On With The Swiss Opening A Criminal Investigation

It's looking like the snowball that the U.S. Department of Justice started rolling has started an avalanche heading straight at FIFA.

ACCIDENTAL PORN

A Swiss McDonald’s Accidentally Showed Its Customers Hardcore Porn

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Much like Rule 34 states that if it exists, there is porn of it, I would argue that if there's a screen, porn will be shown on it.

#video

Watch This Insane Group Stage Finish Between Switzerland And Ecuador

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Football's a cruel dame and she's often at her worst in added time.

#ART

H.R. Giger, The Oscar-Winning Creator Of ‘Alien’, Has Died

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Swiss artist H.R. Giger has died at age 74, and we've collected a few of his iconic works here to appreciate the man.

SWITZERLAND

You Know A Hockey Fight Is Serious When They Leave The Gloves On

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Here are Swiss Eishockey's Alain Berger and Sebastien Schilt getting into a fight and leaving the gloves ON, which I hope is the start of a great new trend in hockey.

SWITZERLAND

Switzerland’s Pro-Piracy Stance Means It’s On A Congressional Watchlist

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Switzerland is now officially a "bad country" according to Congress because it isn't saying what Hollywood wants to hear.

violin

Fungi Could Help Make Cheap Violins That Sound Like A Stradivarius

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Research which involved slathering two types of fungus on wood (as one does) has yielded cheap violins which sound like a Stradivarius.

THE STANDARD MODEL

"This Is Indeed A New Particle." CERN Announces Discovery Of Higgs Boson

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Earlier this hour, CERN announced a 5 sigma discovery of a new particle consistent with a Higgs boson. We break it down in layman's terms.

xkcd

So, About Those "Faster Than Light" Neutrinos…

Get ready for your big payout, Randall Munroe.

this is what happens when adults weigh in

The Latest Pro-Piracy Advocate Is…The Swiss Government

We know the Swiss are secretly pretty edgy: that guy at right, for example.

WORLD RECORDS

You Couldn’t Pay Us Enough: Swiss Adventurers Perfect Extreme Hot-Tubbing

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On October 1, a group of 25 adventure-loving maniacs from Switzerland set out to accomplish their most death-defying feat to date.

#Twitter

Twitter Offers Alternate Explanations For “Faster Than Light” Neutrinos

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[via] Researchers at CERN in Geneva released the results from a recent experiment (full paper here) that suggested neutrinos can travel faster than light, which would be contrary to Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

VEHICLES

“Quadrotor Formation Flying Gets Aggressive” Oh. Great.

Researchers at UPenn's GRASP Lab taught quadrotor helicopters "precise aggressive maneuvers" then gave them claws and programmed them to lift objects in unison and recover from violent throws.

VEHICLES

Play Quadrocopter Off, Keyboard Cat

Not content with teaching a quadrotor helicopter how to be a Researchers study high-performance flight, fast-changing flight maneuvers and other topics [Ed.

VEHICLES

Quadrocopters Can Be Dirty Hippies, Too

"Kick it over here," said the quadrocopter, before murdering everyone.

YVES ROSSY

Meet Our New Dad, “Jetman”

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51-year-old retired Swiss military pilot Yves Rossy is cooler than all of us.

USA

A Weekend of Record Breakers

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After 14 years and a cost of $10.

#video games

Pac-Man With Human Pixels

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French-Swiss artist Guillaume Reymond (of Human Tetris internet fame) has made another "human pixel" video for his GAME OVER Project.

USA

Have a Sexy Saturday

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Police in Zurich, Switzerland have set up "drive-in sex boxes" in the city's red light district.


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