Tagged: France

A trip through 1890 Paris

A collection of high quality remastered prints from the dawn of film taken in Belle Époque-era Paris, France from 1896-1900. Slowed down footage to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance. These...

Legend of the Spider-Man

In 1999, Alain Robert has attempted to climb another high rise office block using only his hands and feet. But halfway up Robert was overcome by both the heat and exhaustion and had to call...

How to french toast leftover pizza

When you French toast leftover pizza, the stale crust becomes a soft and savory pillow, while the once-rubbery cheese crisps on the outside of a gooey interior. This isn’t a technique you want to...

Les Musclés : Le père Noël des Musclés

Cette année, une émission mythique pour enfants à fêté ses 30 ans: le Club Dorothée qui est resté à l’antenne pendant 10 ans, de 1987 à 1997. Le programme a ravi toute une génération,...

Sous le donjon de Manu Le Malin

A night in 1997, Manu Le Malin (Emmanuel Dauchez), invited by the Astropolis crew, discovered the Castle of Keriolet, in Concarneau. He was only 26 years old. Twenty years later, the “enfant terrible” of...

Lost in Paris catacombs

The Catacombs, which form a veritable labyrinth beneath the very heart of Paris, were created in the galleries of the former quarries whose stone was used to build the capital. Situated twenty metres below...

Caesar in Britain

Julius Caesar first landed in Britain on August 26th, 55 BC, but it was almost another hundred years before the Romans actually conquered Britain in AD 43. Having subdued Gaul, or so it seemed...