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Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation, Churches Divest, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 20 2014 How unusu...

Governance Matters: Civil Society Voice and Performance at the World Cup

Daniel_Kaufmann | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics
Daniel_Kaufmann

These days, a soccer World Cup is a multi-billion dollar project, with a number of financial "winners," such as FIFA, and many losers, given the development priorities that are sacrificed to build gleaming stadia. Does this also mean that one can explain a nation's success at the cup largely by money?

Startups: Switzerland's New Graduate Program

Student Reporter | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
Student Reporter

By Eva Perrett, Masters Student at Graduate Institute in Geneva Swiss students have dispersed the summer holidays. Among those graduating and enterin...

Walgreens and Inversion, Where the Tea Party and Liberals Unite

Don McNay | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Don McNay

The ideal way to implement change is to wait for Congress to change the laws. The most efficient way for an American citizen to make their anger felt is by boycotting Walgreens.

Why A Walgreens Boycott Could Be A Wakeup Call For Washington

Don McNay | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Don McNay

Walgreens becoming a "foreign" company is a slap in the face to Americans for a number of reasons. As Sorkin noted, they received $16.7 billion from Medicare and Medicaid last year, which is about 25 percent of its corporate revenues.

4 Reasons to Visit Switzerland This Summer

Chris Lopinto | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

I recently met up with Alex Herrmann, director Americas, Switzerland Tourism, and he gave me an eye-opening education about Switzerland and the many wonders it offers travelers - outside of skiing.

The World's Ten Best Hotel Pools

Hopper.com | Posted 06.20.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

Whether you prefer drifting in heated pools among ice-flecked mountain peaks or looking out over the Pacific from the tropical beaches of Tahiti, this selection of 10 jaw-dropping swimming pools will have something for you.

Finding Love in Lucerne, Switzerland

Betsy Talbot | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

You can't just depend on the environment to make a romantic weekend work, so we set out to discover what there is to love about love in Lucerne.

WATCH: Last-Minute Goal Wins World Cup Match

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.15.2014 | Sports

Switzerland has proven that every last second matters at the World Cup. In the most thrilling finish yet at the 2014 World Cup, the Swiss stunned ...

The 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth

minube | Posted 06.11.2014 | Travel
minube

We've gone through the tips and photos from the minube travel community to find these 21 drops of pure, unadulterated freshwater goodness. From the islands of the Philippines to the mountains of Canada, the 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth!

World Cup Preview: Group E Players to Watch

Eight by Eight | Posted 06.02.2014 | Sports
Eight by Eight

He was once compared to Brazilian striker Adriano, and fans will be hoping that his similar traits -- great strength and a rocket of a shot -- can blast Ecuador out of one of the easier groups in the tournament. They face France, Switzerland, and Honduras.

Sponsors, Mentors and Women Expats' Success

Yelena Parker | Posted 05.30.2014 | Women
Yelena Parker

Sponsors are critical for international moves. We need people who are personally invested in us, want to see us succeed and can use their position power to remove the final barriers. We also need mentors, people who we can trust and want to learn from.

9 Upcoming Music Festivals in the World's Best Cities

AskMen.com | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
AskMen.com

While music lovers have plenty of summer festivals to choose from, it's rarely the music alone that attracts a crowd. For our purposes, a festival is only as good as the city it's in.

With New Mobility Trends and Ventures, European Officials Struggle to Balance Innovation and Regulation

Student Reporter | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Student Reporter

By Nicolas Zahn, Masters student at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva At the second World Collaborative Mobil...

Voters Reject $25 Minimum Wage

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business

GENEVA (AP) — Worried about upsetting Switzerland's strong economy or driving its high costs even higher, more than three-quarters of Swiss voters r...

Pressure Mounts On Credit Suisse CEO To Quit

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2014 | Business

ZURICH, May 18 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Chief Executive Brady Dougan came under further pressure to resign on Sunday, with a key figure in Switzerl...

This Country Will Vote On A $25 Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business

The world's most expensive country may adopt the world's highest minimum wage on Sunday. Switzerland will vote on a measure to raise its minimum wa...

Country May Adopt World's Highest Minimum Wage

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2014 | Business

* Swiss to vote on proposed minimum wage on May 18 * Follows votes to curb immigration, executive pay * Poll shows 64 pct reject the measure ...

Gimmelwald Is The Swiss Town You Need To Visit This Summer

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel

You might think the Swiss Alps are delegated to ski bunnies and winter travel, but if you don't visit during the warmer months you're really missing o...

Have A Pint At The World's Tiniest Pubs

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.18.2014 | Travel

You wouldn't think having the "world's smallest" anything would be a good business practice, but then again, you can never underestimate the spending ...

Audemars Piguet -- An Afternoon Talking With Olivier Audemars

Erdika Wirengjurit | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Erdika Wirengjurit

Humankind has always been fascinated by the notion of time; measuring it has always been our challenge and through the art and science of watchmaking,...

The 17 Most Amazingly Epic Places on Earth

minube | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
minube

2014-04-25-20140424YaltaElliKraizbergthumb.jpgDo the usual cities and beaches leave you a bit... underwhelmed? Well, we're here to bring you to a magical realm of bubbling volcanoes, cliff-top castles, and roaring waterfalls.

Baalbeck: Marriage of History and Performing Arts

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

The briefly displaced Baalbeck International Festival is going home. The world-renowned annual event that was moved last year for security reasons f...

5 Must-Try International Takes On Macaroni & Cheese

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.20.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Of course, not all macaroni and cheese is made alike.

If It's Good Enough for the Swiss, It's Good Enough for US

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Written by Kyle Coward, Writer, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning It's hard not to admire Switzerland for quite a few things - everything f...