SACHA TREILLE

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.

#Jay Z

‘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.

URANUS

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.

The Internet

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>.

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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.

#ART

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.

#video games

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.

THE ARTIST

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.

#Twitter

France's President Can't Take the Twitter Heat

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We're not shy about calling out Nicolas Sarkozy for his Internet policies, because France's president really doesn't understand the Internet.

ZAHIA DEHAR

Life Has Turned Out OK For Zahia Dehar

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There’s a pretty strong chance that you have no clue who Zahia Dehar is, unless you’re a huge fan of French soccer.

#ART

People Doing Awesome Things With Buildings And Light

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We've got a couple videos below of lighting display projects in Kharkiv, Ukraine, and Lyon, France.

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Piano Catapult Launching in 3, 2, 1… (video)

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It's a good thing that piano catapulting is an internationally understood concept, otherwise I might need to add some context to this post.

Université Paris Diderot

Hoverboards Are Real; Effing Sweet (Videos)

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I often fantasize about being Prince having an accent.

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Lars Von Trier may face charges in France over his awesome Hitler joke

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According to a statement from Lars Von Trier, Von Trier was questioned by police in Denmark "in connection with charges made by the prosecution of Grasse in France from August 2011 regarding a possible violation of prohibition in French law against justification of war crimes.

maru

Cats Workin’ It (and Links)

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The Best Of #It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia GIFs |UPROXX| Mel Gibson Opens Up About the Jews, His Foreskin |Film Drunk| Bruce Hornsby On Tupac: “The Original ‘Changes’ Was A Lot Dirtier” |TSS| Amy Winehouse’s Dad: Going Sober Killed Her |UPROXX| Wrigley Field Is [...].

SOCCER

France Has Surrendered To The Homeless

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More than 500 bums, hobos, transients, tramps, and the “socially marginalized” from 48 countries have gathered in Paris, France for <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/22/homeless-world-cup-kicks-_n_932677.html?ir=Sports">the 9th annual Homeless Cup games</a>.

#MEMES

Pop Culture Themed 'Post-It War' Breaks Out In France

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Earlier this summer, employees at the video game development firm Ubisoft Montreuil in Paris started decorating their office windows with video game and pop culture images made from colored sticky notes.

#MEMES

Live-Action Nyan Cat on French TV

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For as much time as I spend on the internet, I've never been particularly captivated by 8-bit animation of a cat with a pop tart body that craps rainbows as it floats through space.

#Facebook

France Bans Words ‘Facebook’ And ‘Twitter’ From TV And Radio, Bradley Cooper To Blame

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Pepé Le Cooper photoshop <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/06/brad-cooper-speaks-the-language-of-love" target="_blank">the kick ass work of Film Drunk</a>.

#Batman

Batman Noir?

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Fan films can be awesome, or ridiculous, but usually they're both.


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