#ART

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.

TIGNES

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

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

WTF

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.

VLADIMIR PUTIN

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

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You may remember, Gerard Depardieu has been publicly feuding with the French government over their recently-introduced 75 percent tax on millionaires.

video

Video: Nicolas Batum Punches Juan Carlos Navarro In Groin

Since when did Nicolas Batum become a tough guy.

#CARMELO ANTHONY

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

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While people want to turn video of Melissa Tancredi stepping on Carli Lloyd’s head into the next Zapruder film, I think the majority of us can agree that Argentina’s Facundo Campazzo blatantly hitting Carmelo Anthony in the nuts was one of the lowest points of Olympic competition.

OLYMPICS

Video: Australia Sends Olympic Game Against France To Overtime On Half-Court Buzzer Beater

The French women were leading the Aussies by three points with 3.

video

Video: Meet Olympic Challengers France and Nigeria

Welcome to the London Olympics, where the only thing to care about -- so far as we're concerned -- is the basketball.

#Drake

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

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Details are still trickling in regarding last week’s random night club brawl between the posses of Chris Brown and Drake, 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.

UKRAINE

Soccer Fan Sets Fire To Ukraine

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Euro 2012's got all the hottest dance moves.

#Comics

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.

#Jay Z

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

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Last weekend, 9/11 hero/white affluence performance artist Gwyneth Paltrow nourished her inner aspect by taking in a Kanye West and Jay-Z Watch The Throne concert in Paris, France.

The Internet

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

Gaumont is a major player in the French film industry, which means.

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 at least two different Owen Wilson Midnight in Paris mashups, a video game, 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 auroras on Uranus.

tragedy

French President Nicolas Sarkozy Blames Internet For Horrible Tragedy

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First of all, our sympathies and thoughts are with the victims of Mohamed Merah, a gunman who killed seven people before being killed himself by a French SWAT team.


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