LE TEMPS

Based in Geneva, Le Temps ("The Times") is one of Switzerland's top French-language dailies. It was founded in 1998 as a merger among various newspapers: Journal de Geneve, Gazette de Lausanne and Le Nouveau Quotidien.

Switzerland

Solar And Hydrogen Fuel State-Of-The-Art Electric Ship

LAUSANNE — A Swiss-based charity, Race For Water Foundation, wants to turn the PlanetSolar catamaran into a floating display of emerging hydrogen technologies. "That's unprecedented on a boat," ...

Sri Lanka

A President’s Downfall, Nepotism And A Ghost Town In Sri Lanka

Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was credited with defeating Tamil guerillas, lost his bid for reelection i...

Switzerland

Eureka! The Secret Sauce Behind Creativity

Being creative is often just a matter of connecting the dots — though they better be the ri...

Switzerland

How A "Dumb Phone" Can Save Us From Drowning In Technology

Feel the novelty fatigue growing inside? But it is not just the vintage feel of the reissued Noki...

Switzerland

Beards, Windows, Chinese Migrants: A History Of Bizarre Taxes

Hipsters beware: beards have been on the list of unusual taxes.

Switzerland

"Tiny Chalet" Wonder, For An Ecological Swiss Ski Vacation

The Thyon tourism office rents innovative "tiny houses" to ski vacationers: 56 square feet, fun a...

Greece

Euro Crisis Redux: Greek Austerity And Collective Depression

ELEFSINA — Greece must repay 7 billion euros of debt by July. But, as has been the case since 2011, the country will not be able to honor its debt without first receiving the credit promised by ...

Switzerland

Play-Doh To Plato, A Case For Teaching Philosophy To Young Kids

Introducing deep thoughts to early child education can pay off later.