Cute

This Six-Year-Old Girl Destroying At A Breakdancing Battle Is Just What The World Needs

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A little girl dubbed "Dora the Destroyer" by YouTube has saved all the rec centers at a breakdancing battle.

CADDISFLY

Artist Hubert Duprat Uses Insects To Weave Little Gold And Jewel Houses

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French artist Hubert Duprat has made many types of sculptures over the past few decades, but our favorite is his "collaborations" with caddisfly larvae.

COOL

Catch You On The Flipside: Stunt Driver Makes The First Successful Car Backflip

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Guerlain Chicherit performed the first successful 360-degree backflip in a car. Well, the first intentional car backflip anyway.

crazy cars

French Guy Forced To Drive 125 MPH For An Hour By His Car Survives, Lives To Eat More Croissants

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This is just like "Speed" but without the bombs and Keanu Reeves. And a (presumably) croissant-loving French guy.

FRANCE

Gerard Depardieu Greeted as Local Hero in Russia, Offered Free Apartment

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You may remember, Gerard Depardieu has been <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/12/more-like-gerard-depardoesnt-pay-his-taxes" target="_blank">publicly feuding</a> with the French government over their recently-introduced 75 percent tax on millionaires.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Move Over, Melissa Tancredi: Nicolas Batum Just Stole The Show

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While people want to turn video of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/08/melissa-tancredi-the-2012-summer-olympics-gold-medalist-in-poor-sportsmanship">Melissa Tancredi stepping on Carli Lloyd’s head</a> into the next Zapruder film, I think the majority of us can agree that Argentina’s Facundo Campazzo <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/08/carmelo-anthony-usa-argentina-groin-punch-video">blatantly hitting Carmelo Anthony in the nuts</a> was one of the lowest points of Olympic competition.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Tony Parker Was Involved In The Chris Brown And Drake 'Bottlegate'

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Details are still trickling in regarding <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/06/yet-another-vert-important-chris-brown-v-drake-update/">last week’s random night club brawl between the posses of Chris Brown and Drake</a>, but what we do know so far is that Brown and his people have already been to the police and told a tale that makes everything sound like it’s all Drake’s fault.

CRAZY FANS

Soccer Fan Sets Fire To Ukraine

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Euro 2012's got all the hottest dance moves.

Éditions Delcourt

France Knows How To Promote 'Beasts Of Burden'

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Beasts of Burden started out as an Eisner-winning short story “Stray” in The Dark Horse Book of Hauntings.

FRANCE

Just When You Thought Gwyneth Paltrow Couldn't Possibly Be Any More Ridiculous…

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Last weekend, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/gwyneth-paltrow/">9/11 hero/white affluence performance artist</a> Gwyneth Paltrow <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/lostinshowbiz/2008/sep/26/celebrity">nourished her inner aspect</a> by taking in a Kanye West and Jay-Z Watch The Throne concert in Paris, France.

FRANCE

People Hate French Films So Much They Don't Even Want to Steal Them

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/3410470754_f7c5a4fb68.jpg"></a>Gaumont is a major player in the French film industry, which means.

FRANCE

Here's The Nastiest Hockey Hit You'll See This Week

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On Friday, the 76th annual IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship got underway in Finland and Sweden, and the U.

CREIL

‘Ni**As In Paris’ Is In A French Political Ad, Proving Their Elections Are Cooler Than Ours

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Jay-Z and Kanye’s “Ni**as in Paris” has inspired <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/02/nias-in-midnight-in-paris-2/">at least</a> two <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/02/owen-wilson-balls-so-hard-in-nias-in-midnight-in-paris/">different</a> Owen Wilson Midnight in Paris mashups, a <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/03/kanye-west-video-game-zone/">video game</a>, an “LOL wut.

CLASSY TIMES

Uranus Puts On A Light Show In Breakthrough Photographs

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Researchers in France have captured the first photographs of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_(astronomy)">auroras</a> on Uranus.

FRANCE

French Anti-Piracy Laws Can't Save Music Sales

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/shutterstock_69372664-300x165.jpg"></a>France hates the Internet, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/03/france-blames-internet-for-horrible-tragedy/">something we've firmly established in the past</a>.

CENSORSHIP

French President Nicolas Sarkozy Blames Internet For Horrible Tragedy

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/shutterstock_69372664.jpg"></a>First of all, our sympathies and thoughts are with the victims of Mohamed Merah, <a href="gaming, kickstarter, video games, indie games">a gunman who killed seven people before being killed himself</a> by a French SWAT team.

Blade Runner

A Look Back On The Iconic Art Of Jean "Moebius" Giraud

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Just a week after the awful news that we've lost <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2012/03/25-beautiful-paintings-from-ralph-mcquarrie">Ralph McQuarrie</a>, we're sad to report <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Giraud" target="_blank">Jean Giraud</a>, AKA Moebius, has <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/17327374" target="_blank">passed away</a> at the age of 73 after a long battle with cancer.

FRANCE

Kara Breaks Ground In Motion Capture, Robot Nudity

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The 2012 Game Developers Conference is happening now, and French game company Quantic Dream of Heavy Rain fame have released a demo of their new motion capture engine.

BARACK OBAMA

Harvey Weinstein Rejects 'The Barack Supremacy'

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Iconic movie producer and <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Weinstein-Tie.jpg">poor tie-wearer</a> Harvey Weinstein was in Paris yesterday, as French President and global poon scout Nicolas Sarkozy inducted him into the French Legion of Honor for his contributions to cinema.


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