Posts tagged "switzerland"

Frisky Reads: Hausfrau By Jill Alexander Essbaum

Oh, what to do with Hausfrau? I promised myself when I started reviewing books that I wouldn’t give negative reviews, under the premise that if if I didn’t have anything…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 9:00 am

Zurich’s “Sex Boxes” Are A Success!

Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of Zurich, Switzerland’s “sex boxes,” drive-in brothels that accommodate over a dozen sex workers. Sex work has been legal in Switzerland since the 1940s, but…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Dream Job Alert: Swiss Town Seeks Village Hermit

The small community of Solothurn, Switzerland, is having a crisis, and maybe you can help. You see, there’s a cave just outside of town, the Verena Gorge Hermitage, which for the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 12, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Zurich Solves Its Prostitute Problem With Sex Boxes

Prostitutes — out of sight, out of mind. At least that’s what the government of Zurich, Switzerland, is hoping for. That’s why they’ve created drive-in sex boxes, which will accommodate…

Julie Gerstein | December 1, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Switzerland’s Sex Ed Involves A Wooden Penis And A Fabric Vagina

In America, sex education is whatever the religious right says it is. But in Switzerland kids ages four to 10 get their sex education with a wooden penis and a…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Next Up In Switzerland: Drive-In Sex Boxes

Switzerland is totally cutting edge when it comes to sex accouterments. A couple weeks ago, the country announced it would begin selling pregnancy tests in vending machines. Its latest sex-nological…

Ami Angelowicz | August 31, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Filmmaker/Exile/Rapist Roman Polanski Is Now A Free Man

Roman Polanski will walk free: Switzerland has denied the United States’ request to extradite the filmmaker on a 1977 rape charge. Back then, Polanski served 42 days of a 90…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Breast Milk On The Menu

Hans Locher, the owner of fancy-schmancy restaurant Storchen in Switzerland, came up with a few new dishes. His recipes for soup, antelope steak with sauce, and Zürcher Geschnetzeltes, small pieces…

Catherine Strawn | September 18, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Forget His Kiss, It’s In His DNA

Finding that special someone can seem like an impossible search for a single gal, but the Swiss experts at Gene Partner have gotten the hunt down to a science. While…

Simcha | September 9, 2008 - 7:00 pm