Recently while researching an image of Arnold Heim with an Orang Utan I came across the first journal of Heim’s expedition to Sumatra in 1928. To my surprise in the journal there was a photograph showing a doppelganger of the Swiss pilot Walter Mittelholzer. Not long ago in 1926 Arnold Heim had been on a trip to Read more
No sooner had a new regulation enabling the Federal Polytechnic School (now ETH Zurich) to award doctorates come into force on 1 October 1909 than half a dozen applications were submitted. The final of these first six was from a woman.
The Spook in Kyburg Castle is legendary and well documented. At the end of the year 1957 the Swiss magazine Schweizer Illustrierte Zeitung made an experiment with the resident ghost and five volunteers. The question was: is the present generation still afraid of Read more