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Jan 3, 2013

Madonna face plant: Singer lands face on ice during Swiss Alps skiing (Photo)

Madonna face plant
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Madonna face plant Image Credit: INFphoto.com Like A Virgin singer Madonna face planted on ice several times while skiing in the Swiss Alps during a New Year’s Day family vacation in the resort town of Gstaad, Switzerland. A Madonna face plant photo was taken after the singer suffered a fall beside 25-year-old boyfriend, Brahim Zaibat. […]


Mar 24, 2012

All Diamond Ring is World’s First by Shawish Jewelry (Photo and Video)

All Diamond Ring
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All Diamond Ring Image Credit: Shawish Geneva An all diamond ring by the creator of world famous jewels, Switzerland‘s Shawish Jewelry, is considered as the world’s first all-diamond ring, according to reports by several international news sites on Friday, March 23, 2012. The all diamond ring reportedly weighs 150-carats and is expected to sell for […]


Dec 13, 2011

God particle update: Higgs boson search for existence narrowed, LHC scientists at CERN reveal

God particle update: Higgs boson search for existence narrowed, LHC scientists at CERN reveal
By in Environment, Europe, Science 1 comment

The latest update on the Higgs boson, also known as God particle, was revealed on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, in which Large Hadron Collider (LHC) scientists announced that day. Illustration of a real CMS proton-proton collision events as presented during the December 13, 2011 seminar for the Higgs boson search update Image Credit: Thomas McCauley […]


Dec 13, 2011

God particle update: Higgs boson new data to be announced by CERN scientists

God particle update: Higgs boson new data to be announced by CERN scientists
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Updated: December 13, 2011 11:55 p.m. Read God particle update: Higgs boson search for existence narrowed, LHC scientists at CERN reveal A seminar will be held at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research near Geneva in Switzerland, on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, and scientists will be revealing the latest on the God particle. Large […]


Oct 8, 2011

Pear-shaped 110.3-carat diamond for auction this coming November at Sotheby’s

Pear-shaped 110.3-carat diamond for auction this coming November at Sotheby's
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Pear-shaped 110.3-carat diamond Image Credit: Getty A pear-shaped 110.3-carat diamond will go on sale this coming November at Sotheby’s auction house in Geneva, Switzerland, according to several international reports on Thursday, October 06, 2011. The value of the pear-shaped yellow rock was said to have reached $15 million. The Sun-Drop diamond, which was found in […]


Sep 5, 2011

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2011 Results: Brazil, Russia Wins Against Mexico, Tahiti

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2011 Results: Brazil, Russia Wins Against Mexico, Tahiti
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The results of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2011 in Ravenna, Italy as of Sunday, September 4, 2011 shows Brazil and Russia winning against Mexico and Tahiti, respectively, as reported by international sports news. According to FIFA, these qualify both for the last 8 of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.


Aug 17, 2011

McDonald’s Europe President Steve Easterbrook resigns, Doug Goare to replace

McDonald’s Europe President Steve Easterbrook resigns, Doug Goare to replace
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Steve Easterbrook, President of McDonald’s Europe, has resigned effective September 30, 2011, with Doug Goare to replace him starting October 1, 2011. McDonald’s Europe President Steve Easterbrook Image Credit: Mcdpressoffice.eu According to a press release by McDonald’s posted on its official press website on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, McDonald’s Corporation CEO Jim Skinner has accepted […]


Aug 13, 2011

Franco Banfi’s Amazing Underwater Cave Photos of Sassolo Lake in Switzerland

Franco Banfi: Underwater Caves
By in Amazing, Environment, Europe, Science, World 1 comment

Franco Banfi of Cadro, Switzerland took photographs of an underwater maze inside a glacier at Sassolo Lake, Switzerland, several international news sites reported on Thursday, August 11, 2011. The photographs, which are shown below, were said to be extraordinary underwater caves and passages created on glaciers due to temperature changes between the months of summer […]


Jun 1, 2011

E. Coli Contamination of Cucumber and Fresh Vegetables Claimed 16 Lives in Germany, Sweden Outbreak Feared in Europe

E. Coli Contamination of Cucumber and Fresh Vegetables Claimed 16 Lives in Germany, Sweden Outbreak Feared in Europe
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An Escherichia coli or E. coli contamination of cucumber and fresh vegetables kills 16 people from Germany and Sweden and more than 1,000 infected. Similar cases also occurred in U.K., Denmark, Netherlands, France and Switzerland.


Mar 2, 2011

Volkswagen’s Bulli Concept Microbus Car Is Presented During The 81st International Motor Show In Switzerland

Volkswagen's Bulli Concept Microbus Car
By in Automobile, Business, Lifestyle, Technology, Travel 2 comments

Volkswagen’s Bulli Concept Microbus Car(Above) Volkswagen Camper or Hippie Bus (Below) Image Credit: AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus/Wikipedia Volkswagen AG presented its microbus car concept during the 81st International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. The concept version known by its German name, the Bulli is a modification of the microbus which was […]