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Paris

Thousands of Bees Living on Notre Dame’s Roof Survived the Fire

“I wouldn’t call it a miracle but I’m very, very happy.”
Sarah Emerson
4.19.19
Yellow vests

The Paris ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Show the Flaws of Capitalism

The French Yellow Vests protests, which were ignited by a fuel tax, highlight the fact that climate policies ignore the material concerns of the working class and people of color
Caroline Haskins
12.14.18
Moveable

This Paris Bikeshare Program Is a Hot Mess

This is what happens when a transportation company can’t scale.
Tracey Lindeman
4.26.18
audiophile

A French Speaker Company Just Set Up Shop in a 19th Century Opera House

Devialet's most popular speaker is aptly called the Phantom.
Susannah Edelbaum
12.19.17
Paris

This Bionic Nerf Gun Can Be Fired Without a Hand

Parisian maker collective Hackerloop has lots of Nerf battles. They wanted their friend with no hand to be able to join in the fun, so they built him a custom nonlethal weapon.
Grennan Milliken
1.6.17
Paris

'Jack Into' A Parisian VR Arcade for $10 An Hour

The dedicated virtual reality facility provides 12 VR pods for 'individual experiences' and has a rooftop open bar.
Ben Sullivan
12.9.16
Paris

France’s Government-Backed Uber Replacement Should Thrill Uber

The government-backed 'Le.Taxi' isn't a real threat — yet.
Greg Sandoval
10.7.16
New York

Most Public Transit Systems Are Too Big for Humans to Comprehend

A group of mathematicians and physicists tried to quantify just how impossible it is to navigate big cities.
Kari Paul
2.19.16
Paris

The World’s New Plan to Save the Climate Is Weak, Vulnerable, and Toothless

It's been five days since the landmark climate treaty, and oil stocks are only rising.
Brian Merchant
12.15.15
Paris

The Paris Climate Deal Shafts Poor Countries

How the landmark deal reached in Paris on Saturday screws poor countries.
Melissa Cronin
12.12.15
Paris

At Paris Climate Talks, Young Activists Share What Dystopia Feels Like

As officials hash out a climate treaty at COP21, youth activists from developing countries feel the effects of climate change on a more personal level.
Grace Phillips
12.8.15
Paris

After Paris Attacks, French Cops Want to Block Tor and Forbid Free Wi-Fi

The move is part of a proposed counter-terrorism law.
Joseph Cox
12.6.15
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