Coffee not essential for life, Switzerland decides

Say what now?

Neolithic cattle farmers were much more specialized than you’d think

They weren’t simple savages.

Switzerland votes against strict phase-out of nuclear energy

Switzerland is, as you’d expect, one of the countries with the cleanest energy.

Why it’s illegal to own one guinea pig in Switzerland

At first, it sounds like one of the silliest laws ever: in Switzerland, you’re not allowed to own just one guinea pig or parrot. The reason for this is that they’re social species, and they are considered victims of abuse if they aren’t able to regularly interact with others of their species. If you’re an animal person, you’ll love Switzerland.