Archives for December, 2007

From 5pm December 31 (tomorrow) til Noon January 1, 2008, Paris will be offering FREE transportation on its metro service

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Silly scatological Christmas spirit from South Park. (sung in French) Watch the video

Posted in funny, music, tv and movies, weird

A balloon that floats above Paris’ André-Citroën park monitors the air pollution levels every hour. If the balloon is green,

Posted in environment, news, paris

OMGOMGOMG! N’oubliez pas les paroles, the very entertaining game show has arrived. I love the American version, “Don’t Forget the

Posted in funny, music, tv and movies

Animal Teapots

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From Networked_Performance: The 4th edition of the Pocket Films Festival, organized by the Forum des images, will take place at

Posted in art/culture/design, news, paris, tv and movies

From AFP: Snail’s egg caviar anyone? It may sound like a challenge to the taste buds, but the salty, pink-white

Posted in fashion, food and drinks, news, weird

I’ve been doing the last minute shopping thing! I tried not to but, anyway. I thought I’d mention this GPS

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, shopping, travel and places

Some Sarko Gossip FWIW from Time: It was just two months ago that the French media shrugged off their curiosity

Posted in celebs, news, politics

From Luxist: For Louis Vuitton lovers the ultimate gift might be the Ultimate Travel bag. The company has teamed up

Posted in fashion, news

Some are calling Kindle an amazing reading device from Amazon, but others, like French Designer Philippe Starck, have some issues

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From the internet journalist: (Image credit: Luc Doudet) The Chêne-Chapelle (Chapel-Oak) of Allouville-Bellefosse is the most famous tree in France

Posted in garden, nature, weird

Why Travel to France is acting a little kooky and will continue to do a bit more of that today.

Posted in games/software/tech

Just a gentle reminder that Christmas is in TEN DAYS! Here are some movie gift ideas for people who love

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For your listening and viewing pleasure, here’s a music video of M singing with Sean Lennon. Video

Posted in music, people

aka The Nike of Samothrace About The Winged Victory of Samothrace Modern excavations suggest that the Victory occupied a niche

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“Mathlete” meaning a Math athlete! From AFP: The world’s fastest human calculator broke his own record on Tuesday for working

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A French court ruled that must stop its free delivery. The court gave Amazon 10 days to start charging

Posted in articles, books/magazines, news, products, shopping

From IHT: As one of eight children born to parents who came to France from a mining area in the

Posted in articles, daily life, history, paris, people, politics

Here’s a video with our favorite aerial photographer giving a shout out to Google Earth. (He takes some funky farm

Posted in environment, games/software/tech, news, photos

A while back I got my mom a collection of oldie chansons, very famous French songs that many people recognize.

Posted in language, music, stories

We finally got around to seeing Ratatouille, which I think was one of Pixar’s best works on a variety of

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From ENN: French farmer Jose Bove, who became a worldwide celebrity for his fight against junk food, said on Monday

Posted in daily life, environment, health, news, people, politics

From Signs of the Times (an excerpt): “…M Sarkozy is a bully who has stated categorically that he does not

Posted in daily life, politics

These unique walking tour books will make great holiday gifts for the people passionate about Paris, its architecture, and history

Posted in art/culture/design, books/magazines, celebs, paris, shopping, travel and places

On a lighter note, here’s a goofy, silly fun online holiday greeting card from Rail Europe. This is what our

Posted in advertising & marketing, cars/bikes/etc, travel and places

From Cleantech: “A prominent researcher shared a nuclear secret today that he said not even everyone in the U.S. Department

Posted in articles, environment, news, outside of France, weird

From greencarcongress: France’s Ministry of Ecology (Ministère de l’écologie, du développement et de l’aménagement durables) announced a new feebate system

Posted in cars/bikes/etc, daily life, environment, news, politics

More snarky ads this time coming from the ad agency, Euro RSCG Prague for the school Belecole in Prague, a

Posted in advertising & marketing, weird


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