Filmmaker Tyler Fairbank spent two weeks in Paris last summer but instead of snapping a bunch of random photos, he captured a series of glorious 4K hyperlapse videos that when edited together let him relive and share his visit to the city of lights—and its most popular landmarks—in just two frantic minutes.
I look to my left and see a sorrowful parent sitting on the curb, comforting his daughter. I look to my right, and I see notes of sympathy among many flowers. Around me, I hear people murmuring respects and singing in French. I’m in the middle of a vigil in the streets of Paris, a week after last month’s tragic…
The entire world is watching as politicians pour into Paris today to decide the future of the Earth. But you might have missed what’s going on outside the summit, where dozens of activists and artists have transformed the city with installations about climate change.
Archaeologists in Paris have found the skeletal remains of 200 individuals laid out neat rows in a communal grave. The site, once the cemetery of a hospital that operated from the 12th to 17th Century, is now a supermarket.
Weather is oddly topographical. Rarely is it as clear as in this photograph snapped by astronaut Terry Virts from the International Space Station, where clouds have settled into the Seine river valley meandering near Paris, France.
This is a five-second video from 1919 showing Charles Godefroy flying his biplane through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to commemorate the end of World War I.
A quiet Paris day is interrupted by the sudden appearance of a massive feather that floats down into the streets. But that's just the herald of a greater threat: an enormous pigeon strong enough to topple the city's most famous landmarks.
What would the most crowded parts of Paris look like without any people in them? That's what travel-focused filmmakers Claire and Maxime wanted to find out. The two hate crowds, and wanted to see their city with only animals in it. The result is gorgeous and haunting.
Back in 1903, the Lumière Brothers invented autochrome technology, an innovative photographic technique that allowed for extraorinarily vivid color images. Now, while some of these rare photographs might seem photoshopped or enhanced, they are the real deal — and a remarkable glimpse of what Paris looked like during…
You know what's rare? Woolly mammoth skeletons. You know what's even rarer? Beautifully preserved, near-complete, French woolly mammoth skeletons. Archaeologists just dug up the latter.
The Eiffel Tower was originally scheduled to be demolished in 1909, 20 years after it was built. It survives into the present day, but it hasn't been quite so lucky in movies, comics, and television. We know the tower has been punched, shaken, melted, and turned into a sandwich toothpick. The question is: Who did it…
Inspired by the financial success of the Eiffel Tower — which was erected in Paris for the 1889 World's Fair — a group of Englishmen attempted to bang out their own ersatz Eiffel a year later. This contest to design the never-to-be "Great Tower of London" received 68 designs. Some resemble alien fortresses and all of…
Whenever the fashion industry takes its inspiration from science fiction and fantasy costumes, the results are always stand-up-and cheer ridiculous. Without fail. Whether it's weird "post-apocalyptic" survival gear, superhero costumes, cyborgs, or the stillsuits from Dune, designers totally go nuts whenever they draw…
We now live in an era when gonzo viral marketing runs the risk of being more intriguing than the film it's designed to promote. In Paris, the Saint-Martin stop (which has been unused for 73 years) on the Metro's Line 9 was transformed into the extraterrestrial architecture of Prometheus, giving passengers a glimpse…
In modern times, you can find a stray cabaret or goth club in most modern metropolitan areas. But back in the late 19th century, your options were limited, albeit merrily deranged.
In case there weren't enough spectral big cats barreling through the world's metropolises, French design firm created Le3 this absolutely sublime projection of a tiger loose in the avenues. Woe to be ailurophobic in the City of Lights!
Being John Malkovich director Spike Jonze — who recently directed that action-figure extravaganza for The Beastie Boys — has now collaborated with designer Olympia Le-Tan's and director Simon Cahn to animate 3,000 pieces of felt.
I'm not sure what filmmakers Olivier Campagne and Vivien Balzi were attempting to achieve with their atmospheric short movie 5:45 am, but it certainly should appeal to those who were partial to the opening scenes of 28 Days Later.