FRANCE

tech-science

The Definition of a Kilogram Just Changed Worldwide

The kilogram is the last unit of measurement to be untethered from an artificial object.
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
Notre Dame

The Notre Dame Fire Caused Lead Levels in the Area to Skyrocket

Officials have stressed, however, that lead poisoning is typically something that happens over long periods of exposure.
Tim Marcin
5.10.19
PROTESTS

We Spent an Afternoon Learning the Art of Civil Disobedience

I learned how to get past a police cordon and how to tangle my legs together to avoid getting picked up.
Matthieu Foucher
4.29.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thousands of Bees Living on Notre Dame’s Roof Survived the Fire

“I wouldn’t call it a miracle but I’m very, very happy.”
Sarah Emerson
4.22.19
FRANCE

Experts Are Already Arguing Over How to Rebuild Notre Dame

“If you want to do it in five years, it won’t be done in the traditional way, and I think they would have to cut corners”
Alex Lubben
4.18.19
FRANCE

Woman Fined for Killing, Eating Rescue Pig That She Promised She Wouldn't Eat

The woman had signed a contract promising to care for the animal, but ended up turning it into 200 pounds of pâté.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.9.19
Apparel

Eau d’Amour | A Parisian Perfume for People Who Want to Smell Like Semen

No more suggestive advertising - this fragrance is literally the scent of sex
Lara Williams
3.19.19
adventure

Alpine Avant Garde | ‘The World’s Ugliest Ski Resort’ is Actually a Bauhaus Masterpiece

The fall & rise of Flaine, and the man who brought banlieue brutalism to the French Alps
Clem Fiell
2.19.19
Appetite

Bull’s Balls, Love Cucumbers & Human Flesh | The World’s Weirdest Aphrodisiacs

Sex and food have always gone hand in hand, but never quite like this...
Anastasia Miari
2.19.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Live Grenade Was Mistaken for a Potato and Sent to a Chinese Chip Factory

It's thought that the explosive was harvested from a field used for trenches in World War One.
Gavin Butler
2.6.19
adventure

Out on the Piste | There’s More to European Gay Ski Week than You Think

A brutal homophobic attack could have marred the event, but then we dialled up the love...
Rupert Mellor
1.23.19
Culture

50-Year-Old French Author Says Women Over 50 Are 'Too Old'

Prize-winning author and TV presenter Yann Moix also said that he preferred to date Asian women and that he was "not responsible for [his] taste."
Zing Tsjeng
1.10.19
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