Julie Le Baron
Photographer Guy Le Querrec Has Captured France’s Strange Beauty Through the Decades
The Magnum photographer on being true to your roots and what makes a good photograph.
A Perfect 1:20,000,000 Scale Model of the Moon
Oscar Lhermitte and Kudu studio's 'MOON' is one small step for man, one giant leap for globes.
The Laotian Monk Offering Ceremony Is Filled with Sticky Rice and Biscuits
Early in the morning, hundreds of people await the arrival of Laotian monks who have taken a vow of poverty. Locals shower them with homemade sticky rice, and fruit as an offering.
The Vultures Trying to Make a Profit Off the Paris Attacks
Thanks to the rise in internet shopping and on-demand printing, anyone with a computer can turn themselves into a grief entrepreneur.
The Garbage Pail Kids Are Still Horrifying Parents 30 Years After Emerging from Trash Cans
We talked to Mark Newgarden, co-creator of the trading cards, about why they're so popular and why the team never published that drawing of a pickled baby in a jar.
Astronauts Are Eating Gourmet Food in Space Now
French chef Alain Ducasse is sending roast quail, lemon confit, and tuna casseroles to space.
The Story of Michel Ferrari, the Man Who Stole $44 Million but Never Saw a Dime
He spent eight years in prison for masterminding "the heist of the century" while his accomplices ran off with the money.
Nanterre's Cheerleaders Refuse to Compete in French Cheerleading Championships
They want to devote themselves to the art of dancing with pom poms.
Hey Gang, Let’s Explore the Ocean Floor with a Giant Submarine!
Jacques Rougerie is a French oceanographic architect who dreams of conquering the undersea world just as astronauts dreamed of outer space in the mid 20th century.
How’s the Congolese Space Program Doing?
We talked to Jean-Patrice Keka Ohemba Okese, a scientist who founded a company with the aim to send African rockets into space and someday put African satellites into orbit.
Coming Soon: Clothes That Disappear When You’re Horny
In 2012, Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde unveiled his Intimacy 2.0 dress—a haute couture outfit made of leather and smart opaque e-foils that becomes more or less transparent in response to the wearer’s heartbeat. Put simply, this dress becomes see...
How a Remote Laotian Village Became Asia's Cancun
Vang Vieng's main street is full of bars screening reruns of 'Friends' and 'Family Guy.' Bars offer whiskey-taurine cocktails served in beach buckets. It’s also easy to score opium, magic mushrooms, methamphetamines, and other substances that could get...