LEIMBACH, SWITZERLAND – From out of a world where toxic chemicals pollute the land and sea, and electro-magnetic waves fill the air, rose an oasis, a “no” zone.
Okay, an apartment complex, but an apartment complex that serves as a “no” zone for people suffering from the effects of life in the twenty-first century.
The building is home to 15 apartments in Leimbach, Switzerland, just outside of Zurich.
The rules are simple, but not for everyone. No perfumes, no smoking, no cell phones, no wireless devices, no nothing that could affect people suffering from MCS, multiple chemical sensitivity.
But you don’t have to go to the Swiss Alps to get relief. Some people are making their way to Green Bank, WV, population 143 and growing.
The world’s largest steerable radio telescope is the reason. It picks up radio waves from space, and it sits in the middle of the National Radio Quiet Zone.
Even the service vehicles have diesel engines, without spark plugs that emit radio signals that could interfere with the space research.
No cell phones, no wi-fi, no TV allowed.
You know, West Virginia is looking better and better all the time.