Inside France's First Mermen Competition
Just ten guys comfortable in their own fins.
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The Tiananmen Square Protests Weren't What Everyone Thought They Were
On the 30th anniversary of Beijing's pro-democracy protests, Patrick Zachmann's photos capture what happened before the Tanks arrived.
Drug Dealers Tell Us How to Spot a Sucker
We asked a few drug dealers how they decide which customers they're going to scam.
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.
Activists in Lebanon Are Using Religious Tattoos as Protest Symbols
Even though many are not particularly religious, tattoos have become a way of showing solidarity.
“I Can’t Find the Words”: Photos of the Devastating Notre-Dame Fire
Last night, thousands gathered near the cathedral to sing and watch centuries of history burn. We heard from some of the Parisians there.
An Afternoon with the Tween Skaters of Central Paris
Photographer Seán McGirr captured the scene around the iconic skate ramp on Rue Leon Cladel.
The Festival That Celebrates the Arrival of Spring with Violence, Dirt and Booze
Every year, the people of the French village Cournonterral gather to mark the end of a 12th century battle by chasing each other around with barrels of dark wine.
Phone Photos from the Anti-Government Revolt in Algeria
The protests have successfully ousted the country's 82-year-old leader. Sort of.
Smugglers Are Stealing Fishing Boats to Ferry Migrants Across the Channel
Brexit might be encouraging them to take more risks.
A Night with the 'Shower Boys' of Paris
In the city's Marais district, naked male strippers take a shower in the middle of a bar.
How Syrians Are Rebuilding the Monuments Destroyed By ISIS
A French restoration company is working with locals to restore their most important cultural artefacts.