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  • May 6, 2014
    Not in front of the nuns! Steven Cohen (not to be confused with Sander Cohen, who is an infinitely saner artist) was recently convicted of sexual exhibitionism for a piece of performance art he conducted last September that involved dancing around the Eiffel Tower with a roost... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2014
    This is the giant aluminum sea serpent skeleton designed by artist Huang Yong Ping and installed in the Loire River where it empties into the Bay of Biscay near Nantes, France. It was not modeled after a real sea serpent. Although it looks like it may have been modeled after-... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2013
    This is the Archibird Cage Table built by French designer Grégoire de Lafforest. It's a table with a bird cage below and little glass viewing bells that the birds can fly up into. Admittedly, it looks pretty nice. At least until the whole thing is covered in shit. Nothing l... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2013
    This is the life-size chrome t-rex built by artist Philippe Pasqua and on display near the Seine River in Paris. I smell a field trip! Jk jk, I smell the tuna salad sandwich that's been sitting at the top of my kitchen trashcan for three days that I can't take out because I'm... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2012
    This is a video of pigeon-hunting catfish in the shallows of the River Tarn in Southwestern France. Basically the 1 - 1.5-meter (~3 - 5-foot) long European Catfish throw themselves onto land when they sense a bird nearby, then wriggle themselves back into the water to swallow ... / Continue →
  • October 18, 2012
    This is a conceptual trampoline bridge designed for a Paris bridge-imagining competition (those exist) by Atelier Zündel Cristea. It consists of tubular inflatable walls with a series of giant trampolines strung between them so you can jump your way across the river. I'M GONN... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2012
    French beekeepers in the town Ribeauville noticed their bees started producing blue, green and red honey this summer and they couldn't figure out why. Turns out it was bee-cause the lil stingers were eating the waste from an M&M factory. Hell, I'd eat the waste from an M&M fa... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2012
    Come on bro, you have to admit you look creepy as f***. Please tell me you at least had a shirt on. Steve Mann, the self-proclaimed "father of computer vision systems" (and NOT "the father of a dino baby" like I want to be) was recently assaulted by three McDonalds employees ... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2012
    This is a screenshot from French clothing retailer La Redoute's website advertising kid's t-shirts. Aaaaaaaaaand they used a product shot with a dude's wiener in it. I even found a closeup HERE because I know you're a pervert! The image, which appeared for several hours on ... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2011
    Two separate (but possibly related) groups of French thieves robbed two trucks carrying copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, making off with over 10,000 copies of the game valued at around €780,000 (just over $1-million). No word if they used tactics learned from previous... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2011
    "Luuuuuuuuke -- Uncle Owen is drunk and picking lightsaber fights again!" This is a video of the lightsaber duel between two old Frenchies that ensues after one drunkenly drives his tractor over the other's prized tauntaun or something. Honestly, I have no idea WTF is going o... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2011
    This is the follow up to Remi Gaillard's first real-life Mario Kart video from 2008. Wow, has it really been that long? It seems like only yesterday I was stuffing my pockets with airplane bottles for a trip to the doctor (it was yesterday is the thing). Damn yeah I like to ... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2011
    Apparently a new rent-a-girlfriend (not to be confused with rent-a-gamerfriend) website in France is causing a stir, with some claiming it's a glorified escort service, and others claiming it's the best thing that's ever happened to them. Spoil yourself, rent a girlfriend! Thi... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2010
    Let's face it: the French love their wine (Me? I love other peoples'). And can you blame them? It's like bitter grape juice for adults. Plus -- PLUS -- and here's the real kicker -- it'll get you drunk. I vaguely remember one time I drank two bottles by myself and woke up ... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2009
    This is a guy with a Tetris themed shaving in the side of his head. The rest of his hair has got kind of a rainbow motif. I suspect he's French. And, not unlike that toast of theirs, delicious. Syrup me! Hit the jump for a couple more.... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2009
    A Google Street View car in France spotted these high-brow citizens pissing in the middle of the highway together (I'll hold yours if you hold mine). I guess they don't have rest stops in France. Still, you've got to commend them on their technique. It's similar to what I do... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2008
    Well ever since yesterday when the ick-factor was ramped up with (fake) baby chocolates and disgusting health drinks, the grody tips have been pouring in and making me even sicker. This is one of the lesser ones -- women's breast milk cheese from France. Allegedly Le Petit Si... / Continue →
  • March 20, 2008
    To celebrate the Eiffel Tower's 120th anniversary as one of the world's most recognizable phallic landmarks, it's going to don a temporary party hat designed by architectural firm Serero. The design is based on a generative script, creating branches out of the primary struct... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2008
    The Anti-Smog Innovation Center is a conceptual building that was designed to reside on the Canal de L'Ourcq in Paris. It "would sport 2,700 solar panels as well as a titanium dioxide coating that would react with UV rays to break down smog." In addition, "a 148-foot-tall Win... / Continue →
  • November 30, 2007
    The Acrea Zest is a little plastic car available in Europe. It has no top at all, and the floors are drilled out to allow rain to pass through. It weighs 1/3 that of a typical vehicle, has a gas engine that gets 66 miles per gallon, and has a top speed of 60 miles per hour. ... / Continue →