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  1. the urbanist
    A Chef’s Guide to ZürichPulled pork belly, contemporary art in a 12th century monastery, and picturesque ski slopes.
  2. davos
    Mother Nature Is Rebelling Against BillionairesDavos, the home of the World Economic Forum, is being buried under snow.
  3. bans
    Switzerland Bans Citizens From Boiling Lobsters AliveIt must now be humanely “stunned” first.
  4. news you can booze
    Man Spends $10K on Glass of Scotch, Immediately Gets BurnedAnyone who pays this much for whiskey deserves to be ripped off.
  5. edible insects
    European Supermarket Chain Unveils Delightful-Sounding ‘Mealworm Burgers’The company worked with a start-up for three years to develop the product.
  6. edible insects
    One of Europe’s Largest Supermarket Chains Will Sell Mealworm BurgersPeople in Switzerland will soon be able to grab ground larvae on the meat aisle.
  7. look book
    The Retired Social Worker From Switzerland, on Holiday in New York“I was really surprised by how respectful people are of one another here. Except when we were having trouble with our MetroCard at JFK.”
  8. Scams
    Benoît Violier Was Reportedly the Victim of a Million-Dollar Wine ScamA new report says he got screwed out of millions in fine wine.
  9. RIP
    World-Renowned Chef Benoît Violier Dies of Apparent SuicideThe 44-year-old chef’s restaurant was named the best in the world just a month and a half ago.
  10. scenes
    Palaces, Penises, and Parties With the Young Jet SetForty-eight hours in Gstaad, made for Instagram.
  11. Food Porn
    A McDonald’s Accidentally Played Some Porn for CustomersApparently ‘Sexy Sports Clips’ is not family-friendly viewing.
  12. Aw Heil No
    Swiss Company Has No Idea Why It Released Hitler-Themed Coffee CreamerThey also had Mussolini ones in hazelnut.
  13. Zoo to Table
    A Zoo Admits to Serving Park Animals on Its Restaurant MenuIt’s a “very ecological,” circle-of-life approach.
  14. All You Cannot Eat
    Swiss Restaurant Penalizes Diners Who Don’t Lick Buffet Plates Clean“I wanted to send a strong signal,” the chef says.
  15. sex ed
    Look at the Cool Penis Toys Swiss Kids GotUntil parents became angry.
  16. good ideas
    Swiss ‘Sex Boxes’ Sound LovelyTeakwood and string lights in a secluded corner of Zurich.
  17. look of the day
    Solange, the Print-Mixing QueenShe sang at an “art bar installation.”
  18. revolt like an egyptian
    Switzerland Finds $416 Million Squirreled Away by QaddafiAlso $474 million that was hidden away by former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak.
  19. world cup
    Santa Mierda! Spain Lost!Switzerland upsets Spain, wow.
  20. world cup
    The Swiss Give World Cup Its First Real ShockSwitzerland pulls off the upset of the tournament.
  21. world cup
    World Cup Preview: Group HOur World Cup previews begin.
  22. vancouver games
    U.S. Hockey Team Advances to Semifinals, BarelyThey await the victor of tonight’s Czech Republic–Finland game after a 2–0 victory over Switzerland.
  23. vancouver games
    Your Guide to the Olympic Hockey QuarterfinalsPerhaps the best day of hockey you’ll ever see.
  24. vancouver games
    What’s Next for the U.S. Hockey Team?A date with Switzerland, probably.
  25. vancouver games
    U.S. Hockey Team Already Off to a Better Start Than 2006The Americans open the 2010 Olympics with a 3–1 win over Switzerland.
  26. vancouver games
    Our Olympic Hockey Preview CommencesUp first: Group A, consisting of Canada, Norway, Switzerland, and the United States.