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  1. Briefly: Lexi Thompson, Ariya Jutanugarn land LPGA's top prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Thompson shot a 70 to finish at 18-under 270 and win the LPGA's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Fla., by four strokes. The win makes this the sixth consecutive year that Thompson has won at least once, extending the longest such active streak on the LPGA Tour.


  2. Christie's 19ct. Pink Legacy Fetches $50MRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Diamonds.net

    Harry Winston bought a pink diamond for more than $50 million at Christie's Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva, setting a world auction record. The rectangular-cut, 18.96-carat, fancy-vivid-pink stone went for $50.4 million at the auction Tuesday, becoming the most expensive pink diamond Christie's has sold, the auction house said.


  3. More students choosing to study abroad, report showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The Daily Free Press

    Students from American universities, including Boston University, have been increasingly studying abroad over the past year, a report published Tuesday by the Institute of International Education revealed. SYDNEY MAES/ DFP FILE PHOTO Boston University study abroad programs have also shown consistent growth, wrote David Lamitie, BU Study Abroad's associate director for program development and external programs, in an email.


  4. Hotel chain offers guests an 'Instagram sitter' who will keep their accounts up to dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Daily Mail

    A sneak peek at JFK's new $265m hotel in its space age TWA terminal - and it even features a rooftop pool and cocktail bar inside a 1950s plane Off the rails! Fascinating pictures shed light on the golden age of train travel and the journeys that no longer exist The world's most dangerous countries revealed: Maps show Libya, Afghanistan and Somalia are the riskiest places but Finland, Norway and Iceland are the safest Yours for $10.75m! Private apartment at the top of a Four Seasons Hotel with staff on-call 24/7, a wine cellar and breathtaking views hits the market American Airlines flight attendant files $1million lawsuit accusing fellow stewardess of attacking her during a flight and dragging her down the aisle by her scarf From morning prayers to fresh coffee and commuting to the office: What 8am looks like in different parts of the world Hotel chain offers guests an 'Instagram ... (more)


  5. Sleeping in a capsuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Swissinfo

    Switzerland's first capsule hotel opened its door in Lucerne, but had to close down after only one week. The idea was to attract young and innovative thinkers to the country but a missing building permit has the booking on hold.


  6. The Flying DarkroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Air & Space

    It was ingenious, really. In the 1920s, when Walter Mittelholzer prepared his Dornier-Merkur for aerial photography work, he had the inspired idea to remodel the bathroom into a darkroom.


  7. Bachelor Village Opened on EHL's Passugg CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Hospitality Net

    Today, the Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality and its parent company, EHL Group, opened the new Bachelor Village on its Passugg campus. In the future, the Bachelor Village will accommodate students who are carrying out the HES-SO Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management-designed and accredited by the Ecole hA teliA re de Lausanne -in Passugg.


  8. Photos: Today in History: Nov. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Post-Bulletin

    Professor Auguste Piccard, Hero of the world's highest balloon ascent at Augsburg last summer, was honored at a banquet of the Swiss Aero Club held at the Hotel Baur Au Lac in Zurich, Nov. 14, 1931. From left to right are Dr. Erich Tilzenkampf, pressman on box flight to Lisbon, Professor Piccard, Voltz Captain Koehl, Atlantic flyer, Herter, pilot Wolgrohl, balloon pilot in an amusing episode at the banquet, when the principal guests "boarded" the stratosphere balloon basket! A chapel dedicated to Alexander III is destroyed in Moscow, Russia, Nov. 14, 1922, as part of the anti-church policy being enforced in Russia.


  9. Marie Antoinette's Jewels, Hidden for 200 Years, Are Up for SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | TheDailyBeast.com

    The doomed queen of France smuggled her jewels out of the palace in a wooden chest, and some haven't been seen for centuries. Now her pearls and diamonds are going up for auction.


  10. Routledge Research Companion to Landscape ArchitectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | CRC Press

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  11. Pairs of supermassive black holes spotted in colliding galaxiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Digital Trends

    We know that our universe is full of black holes, existing everywhere from between ancient strange clusters of stars to the massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way . Now astronomers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have discovered several pairs of supermassive black holes located at the center of galaxies which are colliding together.


  12. Cozy fire pits lure guests to hotels, restaurants and barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | USA Today

    It's getting colder but you don't have to stay in. Many hotels and entertainment venues are using fire pits to keep people outdoors.


  13. Switzerland: Eating ZurichRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The New Zealand Herald

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  14. How T.S. Eliot Went From Neurotic Banker to Neurotic Worldwide Literary HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The New York Times

    In 1921 T. S. Eliot teetered on the brink of a mental collapse. For two years he had been struggling at night to finish a long poem, while working by day in the foreign transactions department of Lloyds Bank.


  15. Hong Kong bars British editor from visiting city following visa banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Reuters

    Hong Kong barred the Asia news editor of the Financial Times from entering the city as a visitor, the newspaper said, after authorities refused to renew his work visa in October, raising questions about the city's commitment to free speech. FILE PHOTO: Victor Mallet, a Financial Times journalist and first vice president of the Foreign Correspondents' Club , speaks during a luncheon at the FCC in Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2018.


  16. Press Releases: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells' Travel to GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | State Department

    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice Wells will travel to Geneva, Switzerland to discuss preparations for the Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan. The conference in late November will be an opportunity for the Afghan government to report on the progress it has made in implementing key reforms that will bring the country closer to peace and self-reliance.


  17. FIFA President Gianni Infantino invited to ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - President of the Football Federation of Armenia Artur Vanetsyan has invited President of FIFA Gianni Infantino to Armenia. According to preliminary agreement, Infantino will arrive in Yerevan in 2019 .


  18. Becoming a Freelancer in SwitzerlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Verge Magazine

    Thanks to the relationship between Switzerland and the EU , I didn't have a whole lot of trouble getting into Switzerland. In fact, I was pretty much able to turn up one day and start telling people that I live here.


  19. 260 Room IntercityHotel Zurich Airport to Open in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Hotel News Resource

    The IntercityHotel Zurich Airport will become the brand's first venture into Switzerland when building works are completed in 2020. Construction is now beginning on schedule, and a number of characteristic features are already emerging.


  20. Switzerland to help Kazakhstan develop year-round tourism in national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Today.Az

    Switzerland will help Kazakhstan develop year-round tourism in national parks and mountain areas, as says the memorandum of cooperation signed between Kazakhstan's national company Kazakh Tourism and Switzerland's Swiss Tourism, Kazakh media reported. The document was signed during the working visit of Kazakh Tourism delegation, headed by the Chairman of the Board Rashid Kuzembayev, to Switzerland.