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
9 hours ago
Tech

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
4.19.19
Photography

Photos of an Afternoon with the Tween Skaters of Central Paris

Photographer Seán McGirr captured the scene around the iconic skate ramp on Rue Leon Cladel.
VICE Staff
4.10.19
Munchies

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
4.8.19
Design

France Wants This New Algorithmically Designed Keyboard to Save the French Language

France designed a new keyboard to remedy grammatical problems it says was caused by other keyboard designs.
Rob Dozier
4.4.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years

Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favorite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.19
wine

Cool It on the Wine, Public Health Officials Urge French People

“Quoi, just two glasses?” wrote the news service France 24.
Bettina Makalintal
3.28.19
Cody's World of Cheese

Maroilles Is a Psychedelic Washed-Rind Cheese that Tastes Like Beefy Butter

At first, Maroilles looks like a fucked up tropical Starburst—but it's rich, salty, and goes great with Hennessy and Fritos.
Cody Reiss
3.27.19
fruit

‘Kiwigate’ Is France’s Latest Food Fraud Scam

Fruit producers passed Italian kiwis off as French so they could charge more per fruit and earned over $6 million in profit.
Bettina Makalintal
3.26.19
CHEFS

The Bocuse d'Or Makes Fine Dining an Arena Sport

Competing chefs spend a year training to perfect wildly ornate dishes under pressure.
Natalie B. Compton
3.5.19
Film

French Director Gaspar Noé on America’s Fear of the Penis

“The fear of the penis in the United States still shocks me,” he said. “In many ways, the Western world is turning Victorian.”
Noel Ransome
2.28.19
FRANCE

Michelin-Starred French Restaurant Set on Fire After Chef Criticizes 'Yellow Vest' Protestors

“A new fire broke out in my L'Amphitryon in Colomiers, with my employees inside, only a few days after the first fire,” Yannick Delpech wrote on Facebook.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.15.19
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