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B¨ o¨ ogg Bang drives global climate change

@article{Brennwald2011BOO,
  title={B¨ o¨ ogg Bang drives global climate change},
  author={Matthias S. Brennwald and David Michael Livingstone and Rolf Kipfer},
  journal={arXiv: Popular Physics},
  year={2011}
}
The B¨ o¨ ogg is a large model of a snowman, constructed of inflammable materials and filled with explosives. During the traditional festival of Sechsel¨ auten, which takes place each spring in Zurich, Switzerland, the B¨ o¨ ogg is placed atop a wooden pyre, which is set alight. According to popular legend, the time that elapses until the B¨ 

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