Some people in France have a problem with a giant inflatable Christmas tree in Paris that looks like a giant buttplug. Joyeux Noël!
Artist creates a giant inflatable Christmas tree for an installation in Paris, giant Christmas tree looks not much at all like a tree, a whole lot like a giant buttplug, enough that it’s upset French people, whom you think would welcome giant holiday buttplugs, mais non.
Across Europe, from Paris to Stockholm, women stood outside the embassies of Arabic nations topless, protesting the second-rate citizen status in many Muslim majority countries. There are pics below and they are NSFW.
As Parisians were counting down to midnight on New Year’s Eve and while much of the Paris police force was out doing crowd control, a group of armed robbers went to an Apple store and carefully looted around $1.5 million in Apple merchandise.
Even though Wordpress now takes Bitcoins as payment, the rest of the world hasn’t taken Bitcoin seriously as real money. That may begin to change, now that Bitcoin Central, the hub from which all Bitcoin exchanges are transacted, has been approved in France to operate as a real bank.
Monday was the 172nd birthday of the French sculptor, Auguste Rodin. His many works in stone have been considered genius as well as controversial. Take the time and check out some of his great works of art. Or, if you are in the Philadelphia area, stop by the Rodin Museum. ( http://www.rodinmuseum.org/ )
Back in September, French photographer Clément Briend projected giant gargoyle heads on to trees at Parc de Saint-Cloud near Paris. The installation was part of European Heritage Days 2012.
While this giant trampoline bridge would probably never happen in real life due to so many reasons, one day when I’m super duper rich, I’m going to have one of these built so me and my friends (yes, you) can bounce back and forth all day until we pass out.