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Watch 'French Spiderman' Scale a 29-Story Hotel with His Bare Hands

The 55-year-old only used a pair of climbing shoes and a bag of chalk.
Drew Schwartz
6.14.17
Art

Kevin Smith Is Bringing Jay and Silent Bob Back to the Big Screen | Last Week in Art

Snootchie bootchies.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.13.17
Art

Here It Is, the First Mural Ever Painted Beneath the Eiffel Tower

The 500-square-meter 'Endless Sleep' painting sits directly underneath the iconic landmark.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.29.16
Euro 2016

French Riot Police Used Tear Gas, Water Cannon to Quell Fans During and After Euro Finals

Tensions escalated underneath the Eiffel Tower and along the Champs-Élysées, in the aftermath of France's loss to Portugal.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.10.16
chernobyl

Parkour in Chernobyl: The Ultimate Adventure or a Journey Into Madness?

A parkour collective from Paris placed themselves at significant risk by travelling into Chernobyl's forbidden zone. What they found was an incredible window into the past.
Pau Riera
12.14.15
Paris

Raid in Saint-Denis: France At War (Dispatch 3)

VICE News was on the scene for the morning raid in Saint-Denis, the night before having spoken with Parisians who had gathered in a pub just around the corner from one of Friday night’s bloody attack sites.
VICE News
11.19.15
Design

What Makes a Building Ugly?

Winner of the 2015 Carbuncle Cup for ugliest building goes to London’s Walkie-Talkie tower, but what makes it an eyesore?
Tanja M. Laden
9.8.15
Europe

Paris Police Bust Eiffel Tower Pickpocket Gang

Police in the French capital have arrested 10 people suspected of robbing foreign visitors at two of Paris’s top tourist destinations.
Pierre Longeray
5.29.15
Art

Feed a Digital Forest on the Eiffel Tower with Your Heartbeat

Grow a tree on the Eiffel Tower, feed it with your heartbeat, and help fight deforestation in one riveting interactive installation.
Beckett Mufson
5.27.15
Travel

We Asked Tourists In Paris If They Noticed the Eiffel Tower Was 'Shrouded in Smog'

According to international media, Paris is now "more polluted than Shanghai and London."
Félix Macherez
3.25.15
environment

The Eiffel Tower Is Going Green

Two wind turbines have been installed within the tower's structure, which is part of a clean energy and efficiency upgrade aimed at reducing the monument's ecological footprint.
VICE News
2.26.15
Design

Wind Powers the Eiffel Tower's Sustainable Future

UGE International's giant turbines are estimated to wipe out the carbon footprint of the structure's entire first floor.
Beckett Mufson
2.25.15
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