- Robot salamander can walk and swim
A robot salamander that mimics the movement of the real thing is developed in Switzerland.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:53:06 GMT.
- Automated amphibian teaches us to walk
Scientists in Switzerland have created a robotic salamander that mimics the gait of the ancient amphibian in great detail.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:15:16 GMT.
- Celebrating Art Brut at a center in Austria
A residence and museum cultivate self-taught artists and their work.
Edward M. Gomez. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:59:51 GMT.
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- Report on Abuses in Eritrea Draws Demonstrators, Heated Emotions
This week, thousands of Eritreans gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, to both support and protest a new U.N. report alleging that the leaders of the Eritrean government have committed crimes against humanity. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 09:12:57 -0400.
- Africa: African Nations Meet to Discuss Ivory Trade Ban
[Capital FM] Twenty nine African nations under the African Elephant Coalition will meet for the next five days in Montreux, Switzerland to consolidate their position in the ban of ivory trade.
All Africa. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:46:08 GMT.
- Common Sense: Britain’s Dreams of a ‘Swiss Miracle’ Look More Like Fantasy
Supporters of a British exit from the European Union look to Switzerland, which rejected membership in 1992. But sovereignty from the bloc may be an illusion.
James B. Stewart. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:37:12 GMT.
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- The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel runs through the Swiss Alps
The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel runs through the Swiss Alps.
Voice of America. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:13:00 -0400.
- Saved From Being A Swingers Club, Jean Prouvé's Design Studio Goes On Display at Design Miami/ Basel
An instrumental building in French architect Jean Prouvé’s oeuvre is currently on view at Design Miami/ Basel, which takes place through June 19 at Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel in Switzerland. ...
By Ann Binlot. Forbes. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:21:00 GMT.
- Jeep Renegade Hell’s Revenge Is Inspired by Harley-Davidson
The Jeep Renegade Hell’s Revenge show car will be on display at the Harley-Davidson 25th European H.O.G. Rally in Portoroz, Slovenia. The custom crossover was built by Garage Italia Customs. ...
Jason Udy. Motor Trend. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:30:01 +0000.
- Gwin earns World Cup gold in Austria
Aaron Gwin(Wildomar, Calif./The YT Mob) clocked the top time at the UCI World Cup #4 in Leogang, Austria, on Sunday, fortifying his standings lead at the season’s midpoint.
USA Cycling. Sun, 12 Jun 2016 19:23:48 GMT.
Facts About the Alpine States
The Alpine States consist of Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and
Liechtenstein. These nations are located in the Alpine region
of south central Europe, and you find more news and information
about them by visiting the official government websites listed below.
The Swiss Confederation's capital city
is Berne, and its national currency is the Swiss Franc. The primary
languages used in Switzerland are German, French, and Italian; in 2007,
the estimated population of Switzerland was 7,555,000.
The Republic of Austria's capital city is Vienna, and its currency
is the Euro. The primary language used in Austria is German, and
in 2007, the estimated population of Austria was 8,200,000.
The Republic of Slovenia's capital city is Ljubljana, and its
currency is the Tolar. The country's national language is Slovene,
and its estimated population in 2007 was 2,009,000.
The Principality of Liechtenstein's capital city is Vaduz, and its
currency is the Swiss Franc. The Alemannic German dialect is
spoken in Liechtenstein, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population
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