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Members of the Swiss federal army's honor guard in Bern, October 4, 2012.

Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership — here’s why it doesn’t have mass shootings

Here's what the US can learn from Switzerland, which has nearly eliminated mass shootings while maintaining a high rate of gun ownership.
Monti Scìaga, Switzerland

A rustic Swiss mountain village near Milan and Lake Como is the latest to sell off homes for $1

The village is proposing to give away nine homes for $1, so long as the buyers commit to renovating them.
The Patrouille Suisse in action.

The Swiss Air Force’s aerobatic jet team interrupted a yodeling festival when they accidentally performed a fly-by over the wrong town

Attendees of a yodeling festival in Mümliswil, four miles away from the team's target, were surprised to see the six F-5E Tiger II fly-by on Saturday.

Swiss Air Force demo team accidentally flies over a yodeling festival instead of an event honoring a local aviation hero

The team was supposed to be making a flyover at an event honoring a local aviation pioneer. It flew over a local yodeling festival instead.

Singapore loses top spot to Switzerland as best place for expats – but remains most attractive to people with families

Singapore's education system, job opportunities and quality of life make it a choice destination for expats with families.
The temperature anomaly across Europe as on June 26, 2019.

‘Hell is coming’: Western Europe battles unprecedented heat wave as France records its highest temperature in history

France recorded its highest-ever temperature record of 113.18 degrees Fahrenheit on Friday. Many other national records were broken this week.
Bern, the Swiss capital, and Kim's home during his teenage years.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was an unremarkable child who struggled to learn foreign languages and attacked fellow students at school in Switzerla...

New revelations about Kim's childhood are detailed in "The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un."
The watch comes on a yellow gold double-link chain.

A British ‘genius’ painstakingly made 23 pocket watches by hand in his lifetime — and one of those just sold for a whopping $1 milli...

Legendary watchmaker George Daniels handmade 23 pocket watches during his lifetime. One of those rare watches just sold at a Geneva auction.
Canada is one of the top destinations millionaires moved to in 2018.

The world’s millionaires are more mobile than ever. Here are the top 12 countries they’re moving to

Approximately 108,000 millionaires moved to new countries last year. Their top destinations are Australia, the US, Canada, and Switzerland.

These are the world’s 12 longest tunnels

From particle accelerators to bullet trains, engineers have built some impressive portals through bedrock and under bodies of water.