Posts tagged with ‘france

Paris gets a life size T-rex skeleton statue made from platinum
350 chrome molded bones create the framework for the 3 by 6 meter (12’ by 21’) contemporary artwork. the t-rex, a fixture in popular culture, is characterized by its massive skull, long powerful tail, and treacherous teeth, all which are exemplified in pasqua’s skeletal construction. the towering silver structure surprises passers-by, synthesizing the relationship between artistry and shock value.
Made by Phillippe Pasqua
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Paris gets a life size T-rex skeleton statue made from platinum

350 chrome molded bones create the framework for the 3 by 6 meter (12’ by 21’) contemporary artwork. the t-rex, a fixture in popular culture, is characterized by its massive skull, long powerful tail, and treacherous teeth, all which are exemplified in pasqua’s skeletal construction. the towering silver structure surprises passers-by, synthesizing the relationship between artistry and shock value.

Made by Phillippe Pasqua

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IHC morning music: Alizee “J’en Ai Marre”

You’ve probably seen this in video or animated gif form before, but it’s probably been a while, so here it is again. Happy Friday.

Femen stages topless protests across Europe against the treatment of women in Islam (NSFW)

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.

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Perrier commercial from the 1970s shows how to do a slow, sensual handjob

I do this to all my beverages. They love it.

New Year’s Eve, armed robbers loot Paris Apple store to the tune of $1.5 million

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. 

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Bitcoin Central approved to operate as a real bank

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.

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Complete mammoth skeleton found near Paris

Paris has a lot of things to see and do, and you can now add one more rarity to the list— an almost complete mammoth skeleton. Perhaps it might now be le cloning time?

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Celebration of an Artist: Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

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/ )

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French PS ad compares the Vita to a woman with four tits. Sold!
The copy translates as “Touch both sides. Twice the sensation.”
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French PS ad compares the Vita to a woman with four tits. Sold!

The copy translates as “Touch both sides. Twice the sensation.”

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Gargoyles projected onto trees are sorta fucking scary

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.

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Giant trampoline bridge looks like a hilarious disaster waiting to happen

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. 

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French bees eat waste from an M&M plant, produce colorful honey, beekeepers not amused

Multi-colored honey might sound interesting, but for French beekeepers living near an M&M plant, it’s a huge disaster. M&M has since said they would better control their rainbow-colored waste products, but hey… blue honey!

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This is a boob washing machine from the 1930s

Using a jet of water, this little device from the early 1930s was once the height of breast washing technology. Just insert your girls in, one at a time and let the magic happen.

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Saturday morning cartoons: “In Between”

A young woman tries to overcome her shyness, which is personified by a crocodile. Created by De Alice Bissonnet, Aloyse Desoubries Binet, Sandrine Hanji Kuang, Juliette Laurent, Sophie Markatatos, 3rd year students at GOBELINS in Paris, France.

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