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NASA's InSight lander on Mars has detected about 450 quakes. They suggest the planet is less Earth-like than we thought.

NASA's InSight lander has detected about 450 Mars quakes since it picked up its first one in April 2019. Researchers were surprised to find that the quakes are similar to quakes on the moon, which suggests Mars' crust is more dry and broken up than they anticipated ⁠— probably because of asteroid impacts. Scientists are still waiting for a big Mars quake that would reverberate through the planet's core.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Scientists have detected about 450 wh...
Tags: California, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Zurich, Eth Zurich, Nature Geoscience, Bruce Banerdt, Suzanne Smrekar, Banerdt, Simon Stähler

Céline Sciamma: 'In France, they don’t find the film hot. They think it lacks flesh, it’s not erotic'

Her new film Portrait of a Lady on Fire is the year’s most erotic film: a meditation on passion, art and feminism. But the film-maker says her native country just doesn’t get itCéline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire should carry a health warning: “This film may cause uncontrollable swooning.” Everywhere the French director’s period lesbian romance has been screened – 40 film festivals in total, from Cannes to Aspen and Zurich – it has produced a dizzied, infatuated reaction of the sort not ...
Tags: Film, France, Culture, Zurich, Cannes, Aspen, Sciamma, Céline Sciamma

A Theory of Everything (That Matters): A Brief Guide to Einstein, Relativity, and His Surprising Thoughts on God by Alister McGrath- Part 4, Chapter 3- A Scientific Revolutionary: Einstein’s Four Papers of 1905

A Theory of Everything (That Matters): A Brief Guide to Einstein, Relativity, and His Surprising Thoughts on God by Alister McGrath- Part 4, Chapter 3- A Scientific Revolutionary: Einstein’s Four Papers of 1905 We are reviewing Alister McGrath’s new book, “A Theory of Everything (That Matters): A Brief Guide to Einstein, Relativity, and His Surprising Thoughts on God”.  Chapter 3 is entitled- “A Scientific Revolutionary: Einstein’s Four Papers of 1905”.  In 1905, Albert Einstein was working as ...
Tags: Germany, Religion, Munich, Switzerland, Albert Einstein, Hertz, Einstein, Zurich, Mcgrath, Mach, Bern, Ludwig Boltzmann, Alister McGrath, Max Planck, Eduard, Planck

Best places to travel in April 2020

Despite an old adage about April showers, the fourth month of the year is really when life starts to return to much of the planet. The long winter has defrosted and left with it cherry blossoms, baseball, and plenty of end-of-winter parties, combining to make this one of the most enticing months to get out and see the world. But the best places to travel in April aren’t always the most obvious, where festivals you may never have heard of offer better times than well-worn destinations. So read...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Australia, Virginia, US, Chicago, Thailand, New Jersey, James Bond, Island, Jamaica, Monaco, Melbourne, Norfolk, Christina Ricci, Aston Martin

Arch Motorcycle has a Euro 4 Compliant KRGT-1

Keeping the KRGT-1 Alive Arch Motorcycle’s flagship model is the KRGT-1. The bike was not Euro 4 compliant until now. The motorcycle company has just released a version of the bike that meets the stricter Euro 4 emissions standards. Speedbox, Arch’s Swiss distributor will display the new version of the bike at Swiss Moto in Zurich from February 20 to 23. The company has actually had the approval since November 2019. However, the need to start selling Euro 4 compliant bikes didn’t hit until late...
Tags: Motorcycles, Zurich, Moto, Arch, Motorcycle News, Gard Hollinger, KRGT, Arch Motorcycles, Speedbox Arch

Best local ski resorts near Zurich

Zurich, the financial capital of Switzerland, is home to world-class universities, multinational companies, and hip neighborhoods. The city has a lot going on, but during winter weekends, many Zurich residents leave town to hit the slopes. The Swiss Alps are home to many resorts, both big and not so big. Some you may have heard of — and many probably not. From this picturesque little city, it’s crazy easy to explore a huge variety of places loved by both locals and international visitors. We...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, California, Singapore, Davos, Skiing, Switzerland, Alps, North America, Ski Resorts, Zurich, Arosa, Andermatt, All, Klosters

Here's where Google's first 21 employees are now (GOOG, GOOGL)

Most of the original employees at Google have since left the company — even founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Many early Googlers became entrepreneurs or executives at other companies. Marissa Mayer, for example, was employee No. 21 — she later became CEO of Yahoo.  Others have stayed at Google. Susan Wojcicki, Google's 16th employee, is currently the CEO of YouTube. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Only a few of Google's earliest employees still work at the internet gia...
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Planes struggle to land amid storm

Planes at Zurich airport have struggled to take off and land as Storm Ciara continues to be felt across north-west Europe.
Tags: News, Zurich, Ciara

With $800M in new capital, Vantage Data Centers acquires Etix and expands to Europe

Data centers don’t come cheap, but once they are up and running, they can be quite lucrative. Vantage Data Centers, which provides data center capacity to cloud providers and enterprise companies, today announced that it has secured more than $800 million in new equity capital from its current investors and new investor Digital Colony Partners, which recently closed its $4.05 billion inaugural fund for investments in digital infrastructure. Just last year, Vantage announced that it has secured j...
Tags: TC, Europe, Berlin, Africa, Tech, Frankfurt, Latin America, Zurich, Vantage, Vantage Data Centers, Etix, Digital Colony Partners, Etix Everywhere, Antoine Boniface, Frankfurt Milan Warsaw

Google Tree Bench In Zurich

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Robot nutrition, AI drug discovery, and neuro-rehabilitation: 11 of the most exciting healthcare startups in Europe

The European digital health industry is booming. $3.6 billion was invested in health-related tech firms in Europe between January and September 2019, according to an Atomico study – a six-fold increase in the whole of 2015. Startups in the sector provide a menagerie of cutting-edge services and products: from VR-based therapy to robot chefs. Here, Business Insider takes a look at 11 of the most exciting health-related tech startups in Europe. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories....
Tags: Facebook, Europe, UK, London, Sweden, France, Stanford, China, Germany, US, Trends, Chicago, NHS, National Health Service, Un, States

All notes of ebook mistakenly link to the book's cover. What's best way to fix?

To post in Hello there. I have no experience with editing ebooks. I am really just a reader. but there's an ebook where all the links to the end-of-chapter notes just go to the book's cover. So I would like to fix it, especially because this book is heavily noted. There isn't a separate endnotes file. The notes appear at the end of every chapter, where the chapter is named index_split_006.xhtml, index_split_007.xhtml and so on. (This is ...
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Swiss Want Better EU Trade Ties Despite Looming Immigration Vote

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Switzerland, which trades goods worth 1 billion francs ($1 billion) a day with the European Union, plans to deepen economic ties with the bloc despite an upcoming vote on immigration threatens to worsen an already tense political relationship. The country of 8.5 million wants better access to the bloc’s market and to secure that needs to agree to a bilateral contract with the EU. The...
Tags: News, Eu, Bloomberg, European Union, Switzerland, European Commission, Brussels, Zurich, Bern, SVP, Swiss People 's Party, Bloomberg Terms of Trade, EU Trade Ties Despite Looming Immigration Vote, Jan Dahinten, Catherine Bosley Dylan GriffithsFor

Are you struggling with your photography business? Perhaps you’re taking the wrong approach

I get emails every week from people asking how I manage to bring in so many new clients all the time, as well as keeping the ones I have to build my business. Each year, I give a business masterclass in Zurich talking all day about this very subject. However, one thing that I wanted […] The post Are you struggling with your photography business? Perhaps you’re taking the wrong approach appeared first on DIY Photography.
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Rare snow leopard gets Zurich zoo 'date'

The big cat travelled from Lakeland Wildlife Oasis to the Swiss zoo as part of a breeding programme.
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UCSD hospital gets a drone delivery program powered by Matternet and UPS

Drone delivery may not make a lot of sense for food or parcel delivery yet, but for hospitals it could be a lifesaver. A new test program is being inaugurated at UC San Diego’s Jacobs Medical Center, where Matternet drones operated by UPS will fly blood samples and other items to and from other nearby facilities. The new program will be the third under Matternet’s belt; An earlier partnership with UPS has made some 1,900 flights at WakeMed hospital in North Carolina, and flights with SwissPos...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Tech, UPS, Drones, Robotics, North Carolina, Aerospace, Zurich, Drone Delivery, Jacobs, UC San Diego, UCSD, WakeMed, Matternet

These are the best cities for work-life balance

Finding room for "me time" during a stressful work week is no simple task. But in some places it's easier than others, according to a recent study.Security company Kisi surveyed 40 cities around the world to discover where residents have the best work-life balance, scoring based on employment factors, such as average commute times, working hours and holiday leave, along with wellbeing and civic rights. 1. Helsinki, FinlandHelsinki residents enjoy the world's best work-life balance, with a compa...
Tags: Travel, Work, Europe, Family, France, Germany, Berlin, Barcelona, Society, Cities, Hungary, Munich, United States, Paris, Innovation, Vancouver

China Tries to Ease Concern U.S. Trade Deal Hurts Other Nations

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng told the World Economic Forum that the country’s trade deal with the U.S. won’t hurt rival exporting nations as complaints mount from governments that were left out of the agreement.In the most high-profile remarks on the country’s economic policy since the accord was signed last week, Han said that its commitment to buy more from the U.S. is in line wi...
Tags: News, Australia, Washington, China, Germany, Eu, Bloomberg, European Union, Davos, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Sydney, Brazil, WTO, Geneva, Donald Trump

#Dubai's DP World buys stake in Swiss container terminal operator - Arabianbusiness

Dubai's DP World buys stake in Swiss container terminal operator - Arabianbusiness:DP World and Swissterminal Holding, the container terminal operator in Switzerland, have announced a strategic partnership.DP World said it has taken a stake of 44 percent in Swissterminal Holding with the Mayer family, who founded the business, remaining the majority shareholder.The parties have agreed not to disclose financial details of the transaction, a statement said.Swissterminal, which is headquartered in ...
Tags: Travel, Dubai, Switzerland, Basel, Zurich, DP World, Mayer, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Swissterminal Holding, Frenkendorf, Niederglatt Basel Birsfelden Basel Kleinhueningen

Cambridge Analytica email chain with Facebook sheds new light on data misuse scandal

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Brittany Kaiser has released new documents today that suggest Facebook accepted only a simple acknowledgment on email from the firm that it had deleted data associated with 87 million Facebook users’ profiles. The data was improperly obtained in 2014 by researchers with access to Facebook’s developer platform who were being paid by Cambridge Analytica to obtain and process social media users’ information for the purpose of targeting political ads. In December 20...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Europe, UK, Tech, Ted Cruz, Cambridge, Kaiser, Alex, Zurich, Cruz, Ali, Washington Senate, Hendrix, GSR, Schroepfer

How to plan a business jet mission to the World Economic Forum at Davos

Since 1971, the World Economic Forum has held its annual meeting, attended by the world’s most powerful and influential business leaders and heads of state, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. This high-profile and high-traffic event draws significant business aviation traffic, creating congestion and service limitations, requiring pre-planning well in advance of the event. This year’s meeting is Jan. 21-25, 2020. Below is everything you need to know about attending the event. The following is an ov...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Immigration, Eu, Davos, Switzerland, Hotel, Aviation, States, Customs, Basel, Zurich, Schengen, Wef, World Economic Forum, Aoc

A Swiss Bank Is Selling Rich Clients an Exotic U.S. Election Bet

(Bloomberg) -- Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here.A Swiss wealth manager is pitching a way to bet on stocks ahead of potential market disruptions spurred by the U.S. presidential election.Julius Baer Group Ltd. is selling as much as $40 million of structured notes tied to large American companies hinging on which party holds the White House next year. Pick the note that corresponds to the winner and profit, at least in theory.The private ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, London, News, White House, Bloomberg, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Switzerland, Donald Trump, Zurich, Clinton, Julius Baer, Democratic, Ford Motor Co, Citigroup Inc

McDowell bullish about 2020 after top four finish in Hawaii

Graeme McDowell © USGA/JD Cuban Graeme McDowell is determined to enjoy life after 40 and he proved he's still got plenty of game when he drew on his bad-weather DNA to fire a closing 64 and tie for fourth in the Sony Open in Hawaii. European Ryder Cup captain Pádraig Harrington suggested that the Portrush man should limit his ambitions to a vice-captain's role when McDowell playf...
Tags: Australia, Sport, Ireland, Hawaii, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, Patrick Reed, Brisbane, Smith, Padraig Harrington, Zurich, Maui, Rbc, Waialae Country Club, McDowell

Sauna Culture in Europe Over the Holidays

I’ve become quite taken with saunas recently — primarily dry, wood paneled saunas, but I’m not unhappy with steam rooms. I find myself more relaxed after a deep sweat; I also think it helps me sleep better. Taking a cold plunges after a hot sauna is especially effective at lifting my energy level in the hours following. Cold showers can serve a similar purpose. A friend once advised to “breathe” in the cold plunge if you feel like the cold is overwhelming. When the cold starts to feel too much,...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Germany, Sales, Munich, Morocco, Switzerland, Finland, Tripadvisor, Istanbul, Zurich, Ankara, Blue Mosque, Bob Wright, Munich Zurich Istanbul

Shell Aviation, World Energy to supply sustainable aviation fuel to Lufthansa at SFO; ink multi-year collaboration

From the UK comes news that Shell Aviation and World Energy inked a collaboration to develop a scalable supply of sustainable aviation fuel. The agreement is intended to be a multi-year collaboration, with both companies acknowledging that the path to lower carbon emissions in aviation requires long-term commitment and collaboration. The Lufthansa buy As part of the collaboration, Shell Aviation and World Energy also announced that they have initiated the supply of SAF to Lufthansa Group at S...
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This autonomous security drone is designed to guard your home

One of the new products unveiled at CES this year is a new kind of home security system — one that includes drones to patrol your property, along with sensors designed to mimic garden light and a central processor to bring it all together. Sunflower Labs debuted their new Sunflower Home Awareness System, which includes the eponymous Sunflowers (motion and vibration sensors that look like simple garden lights but can populate a map to show you cars, people and animals on or near your property ...
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Articles, San Francisco, Tech, Drones, Robotics, General Catalyst, Zurich, Home Security, Sunflower, Sunflower Labs, CES 2020

Oil may rise to hit $75 per barrel on Middle East tensions - The National

Oil may rise to hit $75 per barrel on Middle East tensions - The National:The oil price could rise to the $75 per barrel mark because of escalating tensions between the US and Iran, but the hike is unlikely to sustain long term owing to ample spare supply capacity of Opec and non-Opec oil producers as well as weak global demand for crude.Oil prices rose more than 4 per cent on Friday, in a knee-jerk reaction to the killing of Qassem Suleimani, the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard’s foreign ope...
Tags: Travel, US, Opec, Iran, Middle East, Ubs, OECD, Zurich, Revolutionary Guard, Quds Force, Giovanni, Qassem Suleimani, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Baghdad International Airport Brent

20 of the best sustainable holidays in Europe for 2020

Vintage mountain trains, electric road trips and solar-powered yachts, plus an eco beach house in Sicily … Choose a green getawayYou may be trying not to burn fuel, but that doesn’t mean forgoing the delicious unrolling of a road trip. Switzerland has launched a route for electric vehicles, with 300 charging stations covering 1,970km through some of Europe’s most eye-popping scenery, in a country committed to maintaining 30% woodland coverage. The “grand electric road trip” route goes over five ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Jura, Switzerland, Geneva, Zurich, Green travel, Sicily, Ethical Holidays, Europe Holidays, Ticino, Montreux Riviera

Micro-angelo? This 3D-printed ‘David’ is just one millimeter tall

3D printing has proven itself useful in so many industries that it’s no longer necessary to show off, but some people just can’t help themselves. Case in point: this millimeter-tall rendition of Michaelangelo’s famous “David” printed with copper using a newly developed technique. The aptly named “Tiny David” was created by Exaddon, a spin-off company from another spin-off company, Cytosurge, spun off from Swiss research university ETH Zurich. It’s only a fraction of a millimeter wide and weighs ...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Hardware, Tech, David, 3d Printing, Zurich, Michelangelo, Michaelangelo, ETHZ, Cytosurge, Exaddon, Giorgio Ercolano

Interviewing Five Google Webmaster Trends Analysts In One Room

Aleyda Solis interviewed not one, but five Google Webmaster Trends Analysts at the same time while at the Google Webmaster Conference in Zurich. It was pretty fun and interesting to see how they interact with each other while answering questions. How they all somewhat joke that SEOs really need to look at the bigger picture and not focus on the smaller detailed SEO questions.
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