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First Trailer for Intense Building-the-Eiffel-Tower Romance Film 'Eiffel'

"Any ideas for the competition?" "We must be freer. More audacious." Build it bigger! Pathe in France has unveiled the first official trailer for the intense romantic drama Eiffel, set during the building of the Eiffel Tower in Paris at the end of the 1800s. The film not only tells of the struggles of celebrated engineer Gustave Eiffel as he creates this iconic landmark, but also his romance with another woman, a "long lost, forbidden passion that inspires him to change the Paris skyline for...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, France, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Romain Duris, Pathe, Eiffel, Gustave Eiffel, To Watch, Foreign Film, Pierre Deladonchamps, Gustave Eiffel Emma Mackey, Adrienne Bourgès, Antoine Restac


Saundersfoot: 'Eiffel Tower' tree saved from the chop for a year

Campaigners must make the 83-year-old tree safe, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority says.
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French-ness

  Sadly, the end of summer draws near, the warm weather is saying goodbye to Provence, it is the time of year where I grab a sweater in the morning and then again in the evening. Our maison du village (house in the village) has stone walls that are over three feet thick. Our maison's wall butts up against the neighbor's maison's wall creating a six-foot-thick stone wall. Insulation at its finest: Cool interior in the summer, holds heat in during the winter. Our home is a mere four hundred yea...
Tags: Travel, California, France, Chelsea, living in France, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Francis, Levi Strauss, Florence, Provence, Mona Lisa, Mary, Corey, Leonardo, Leonardo da Vinci


Turn any place on earth into a New York street corner

Manhattan's street grid is famously regular and predictable. What if you extended it across the globe?This web tool does exactly that, and in the process, turning New York into the world's first, last, and only "planetary city."But grids are square, and the world is not. Somewhere in Uzbekistan, global Manhattan goes haywire. Sixth Avenue in midtown Manhattan. Add a few zeroes to the address, and it could be yours. Credit: Jeremy Keith, CC BY-SA 2.0Can't affo...
Tags: Maps, New York, London, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, New York City, Society, History, Brooklyn, Nepal, Paris, Innovation, Commission, Broadway


24 beautiful homes on Airbnb in the US that come with direct beach access and stunning views

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Summer is here and beach vacations are top of mind for a warm-weather getaway. Many Airbnbs offer direct beachfront or private beach access, which also ensures social distancing. From Malibu to Cape Cod, these are the best beach homes on Airbnb, from $105 to $699 per night. Summer is here and it's no surprise that Airbnbs with beachfront access continue to rank among the most searched for fil...
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Asteroid as big as the Eiffel Tower to pass near the earth on June 1

Smaller asteroids are expected to approach the earth on Saturday, Sunday and Monday
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Eiffel Tower lights up with renewable hydrogen for first time ever

In France, Air Liquide supplied the renewable hydrogen necessary to light up the Eiffel Tower for a laser show during the “Paris de l’hydrogène” event organised by Energy Observer. The hydrogen is also used to power the exhibition village and the exhibition features hydrogen as a cornerstone of the energy transition and as a means to succeed in building a low-carbon society. “Paris de l’Hydrogène” is an exhibition dedicated to renewable energy, running until 30 May 2021 at the Champ de Mars. It ...
Tags: Paris, Eiffel Tower, Hydrogen, Group, Air Liquide, Fuels, Energy Observer, France Air Liquide, City of Paris Air Liquide


NASA says a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid, which could be bigger than the Eiffel Tower, will shoot past Earth next week

An artist's illustration of asteroids flying by Earth. Peter Carril/ESA An asteroid possibly bigger than the Eiffel Tower is expected to fly past Earth next week. NASA has classified the huge space rock as "potentially hazardous." The asteroid will travel at a speed nearly equivalent to 20 times as fast as a rifle bullet. See more stories on Insider's business page. An asteroid that could be taller than the Eiffel Tower is expected to shoot past Earth next month.The mammoth spac...
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How to Plan a Frugal Destination Wedding

How to Plan a Frugal Destination Wedding is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! At first, the idea of having a destination wedding can seem expensive. Traveling is often not cheap and there are lots of things that go into planning a wedding in a location far from your hometown. How does a frugal destination wedding sound? That said, traditional local weddings can cost a pretty penny as well. Once you add up costs like the venue, meals fo...
Tags: Saving, Marketing, Budgeting, Hawaii, Paris, Wedding, Weddings, Eiffel Tower, Costa Rica, Bahamas, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Don, Everything Finance Everything Finance, Costa Rica Mexico Jamaica


Eiffel Tower art and a new plane fuel - stories you may have missed

From Eiffel Tower art to cooking-oil plane fuel, here are some stories you might have missed this week.
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ICYMI: Eiffel Tower art and a new plane fuel

From Eiffel Tower art to cooking-oil plane fuel, here are some stories you might have missed this week.
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Watch the Building of the Eiffel Tower in Timelapse Animation

“They didn’t want it but he built it anyway” — The Pixies, “Alec Eiffel” When the Eiffel Tower — gateway to the Paris World’s Fair and centennial marker of the Revolution — was first designed and built, it was far from beloved. Its creator, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, an engineer known for building bridges, faced widespread condemnation, both from the city’s creative class and in the popular press. French writer Guy de Maupassant summed up the prevailing sentiment when he called Eiffel “a ...
Tags: Facebook, College, Washington, Architecture, Washington Dc, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Eiffel, Josh Jones, Pixies, Gustave Eiffel, Architizer, Guy de Maupassant, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, Lumiere Brothers, Timelapse Animation


NASA has led 7 asteroid-impact simulations. Only once did experts figure out how to stop the space rock from hitting Earth.

An artist's illustration of asteroids flying by Earth. Peter Carril/ESA In a recent simulation, a fictitious asteroid was approaching Earth but experts couldn't stop it. NASA has led seven such simulations, and the participants only fully stopped the asteroid once. It shows how challenging it would be to stop an Earth-bound space rock, even with ample warning. See more stories on Insider's business page. An international group of space experts have been bested by a hypothetica...
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A 12-Mile Video Walking Tour of Paris

Walking, cities, Paris, and YouTube are four of my favorite things, so this 5.5-hour, 12-mile video walking tour of Paris is right up my alley. Along the way, they visit the Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, the market on Rue Mouffetard, the Jardins du Luxembourg, the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, and lots more. If you turn the closed captions on, you can read about the histories of the places as the walk progresses. Hopefully this will tide me over until I can visit again. (via open culture) T...
Tags: Paris, Luxembourg, Eiffel Tower, Jason Kottke, Rue Mouffetard the Jardins


A 5-Hour Walking Tour of Paris and Its Famous Streets, Monuments & Parks

&start=20 “We’ll always have Paris,” Bogart tells Bergman in the final scene of Casablanca, a line and film inseparable from the grand mythology of Paris. The city still inspires non-Parisians to purchase Belle Epoque poster art by the shipload and binge Netflix series in which Paris looks like a “city where the clouds part, your brain clears, and your soul finds meaning,” Alex Abad-Santos writes at Vox. It’s also a place in such media where one can seem to find “success without much sacr...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, College, France, Netflix, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Vox, Casablanca, Parks, Gertrude Stein, Montmartre, Belle Epoque, Hemingway, Les Halles, James Baldwin


Photos of the weirdest and most unique McDonald's restaurants in the world

This McDonald's restaurant in Taupo, New Zealand, is located inside a decommissioned plane. EQRoy/Shutterstock Some McDonald's restaurants are found in downright strange locations. One McDonald's restaurant in Taupo, New Zealand, is located inside a decommissioned plane. A glass-walled McDonald's restaurant has received an award for its impressive architecture. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The McDonald's location in Downey, California, is the ...
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10 of the best cheap hotels in Las Vegas on or near the Strip, starting at just $30 per night

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Shutterstock/f11photo Las Vegas hotels are lavish, large, and often cheaply priced in the double digits. The best cheap Vegas hotels in 2021 are based on our reviews and ratings from trusted travel sites. Our top cheap Vegas hotels are located on or near the strip and have new COVID-19 policies in place. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Las Vegas is filled with eye-popping entertainment, attractions...
Tags: California, Cdc, La, US, Trends, Caesars Entertainment, Bobby Flay, Arizona, Portland, Eiffel Tower, Las Vegas, Nevada, Gordon Ramsay, Mariah Carey, MGM, Sin City


French prosecutors are investigating whether senior ministers broke COVID-19 restrictions by dining in luxury restaurants

A picture taken on Avril 2, 2021 shows a view of the Eiffel Tower from behind a wooden fence in Paris. JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images French investigators are looking into whether senior ministers violated COVID-19 restrictions. The Paris prosecutor's office opened the investigation on Sunday, France24 reported. It comes after an M6 report said ministers were dining in luxury restaurants despite the lockdown. See more stories on Insider's business page. French prosecutors are i...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, France, International, Trends, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Vivienne, Darmanin, Gérald Darmanin, Joel Saget, Coronavirus, COVID, Sarah Al Arshani


Spot misinformation online with these tips

The COVID-19 pandemic. Elections around the world. Fact-checkers worldwide have had a busy year. More than 50,000 new fact checks surfaced on Google Search over the past year, with all fact checks receiving more than 2.4 billion impressions in Search in that timeframe. A growing body of external research suggests that fact checks can help counter falsehoods. In a new report supported by the Google News Initiative published today, researchers Ethan Porter, Thomas Wood and Yamil Velez found that c...
Tags: Google, Asia, News, Google Search, Earth, Search, United States, Google Earth, Eiffel Tower, Paris France, Paris Texas, Search Google, International Fact Checking Network, Google News Initiative, Alexios Mantzarlis, Ethan Porter Thomas Wood


The 24 best Airbnb beach houses in the US, including an oceanview home in Malibu, a private island in Hilton Head, and a beachfront cottage in Cape May

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb With warm weather on the horizon, beach vacations are top of mind for spring and summer getaways. Airbnbs with direct beachfront or private beach access are a great way to ensure social distancing. From Malibu to Cape Cod, we found top beach homes ranging from $101 to $650 per night. With vaccine rollouts underway, many travelers are eager to start making plans for spring and summer travel and it...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Mississippi, California, Cdc, Oregon, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Netflix, Maine, Ocean, New Jersey, Hilton


Is this Danish island soon coming to a coast near you?

In 1991, Denmark constructed the world's first offshore wind farm.Now they're building an entire 'Energy Island' in the North Sea.As the U.S. catches up, Danish know-how could soon come to America. Giant wind farms ​ On Monday, President Biden designated a 'Wind Energy Area' in the waters between Long Island and New Jersey. It's part of an ambitious plan to build giant wind farms along the East Coast. There's currently only one offshore wind farm in the Eastern U.S., off Rhode Island (1). ...
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US stocks fall after a $30 billion wave of selling tied to hedge-fund Archegos rattles traders

Lucas Jackson/Reuters US stocks fell on Monday as traders braced for the after-effects of a selling-spree tied to hedge fund Archegos.Archegos is the family office of former Tiger Management trader Bill Hwang.Nomura and Credit Suisse shares tumbled after the banks warned of large losses linked to the fire-sale.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.US futures edged lower on Monday after an extraordinary $30 billion selling-spree by the hedge fund of Tiger ...
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How to brace your portfolio for a worst-case scenario in the Suez Canal, according to JPMorgan's chief global markets strategist

The Ever Given, trapped in the Suez Canal, Egypt, as of Thursday March 25 2021. Suez Canal Authority The massive cargo ship blocking the Suez Canal will send the price of oil skyrocketing, JPMorgan said in a note published Thursday. If not resolved soon, investors can expect shipping rates to soar and energy commodities to further increase. All these risks, however, can be hedged by buying oil, the investment bank said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening ...
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The 10 Best Films Set in Paris

The 10 Best Films Set in Paris ComingSoon.net is flying across the pond and taking the Eurostar to Paris in order to select the very best films set in the glorious capital of France. Check out our picks in the gallery below! RELATED: 10 Scenes in Justice League 2017 We’re Shocked Zack Snyder Shot Paris. The city of lights. The city of love. The city of… all kinds of stuff. Bread. Urinals in the streets. The Eiffel Tower (did you know that the Eiffel Tower at night is copyrighted? You’re techn...
Tags: Movies, Paris, Justice League, Eiffel Tower, France Check, Best Films Set, Shocked Zack Snyder Shot Paris


Pink

With Spring comes a lot of pink. Aren’t these pretty? A closeup of a magnolia tree. The Eiffel Tower has a lot of flowering bushes and trees around the Eiffel Tower. Not pink but an interesting chimney neat the Eiffel Tower part of a factory that helped produce products needed to build the foundation of the Eiffel Tower. I’m surprised it’s still there. There is a carrousel close to the Eiffel Tower.
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Top 10 Cities to see by Bike

Cycling around a colourful and vibrant city that is just bustling with sights, sounds and smells is truly one of life’s greatest pleasures. If you’re someone who loves travelling and the outdoors, then cycling is one of the best and most cost efficient ways of getting around town. It is also a fantastic way to never miss out on sights and attractions that you would otherwise accidentally neglect when travelling via car, bus or train. Today, we have a look at the world’s top 10 cities that you ju...
Tags: Asia, Hollywood, Australia, Los Angeles, Sport, Munich, Canada, Cycling, Paris, Amsterdam, Adelaide, Tokyo, Eiffel Tower, Melbourne, Montreal, Copenhagen


An Eiffel Tower-sized asteroid is about to whiz by Earth. When it returns in 8 years, it could cross paths with our satellites.

An artist's illustration of asteroids flying by Earth. Peter Carril/ESA An asteroid called Apophis, after the ancient Egyptian god of chaos, will fly by Earth Friday night. The space rock is more than 1,100 feet wide — wider than the Eiffel Tower is tall. When Apophis returns in 2029, its path could intersect with high-altitude satellites in Earth's orbit. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. An asteroid nearly four football fields wide is about to zoom by Earth.The ...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Rome, International Space Station, Satellites, Eiffel Tower, Asteroids, Mars, Vesta, Asteroid, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Southern Hemisphere, American Astronomical Society


A Dreamy Elopement in Paris With Beautiful Backdrops and A Vintage Dior Dress

When photographer Victoria Amrose set out to create an inspiration shoot, she had a vision that included dreamy imagery around Paris, full of warm tones and the perfect dress for the bride...and boy did she deliver! From a beautiful vintage couture Dior dress to insanely gorgeous florals by Maison Vertumne, this shoot has me daydreaming of the city of love (and wanting to binge-watch Emily in Paris...again.) Victoria took the real-life couple everywhere from the Eiffel Tower to Les Deux Plateaux...
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Air France: New safety instructions

Air France is today unveiling its new in-flight safety video, an elegant, lively and fast-moving showcase of French culture. Incorporating all the latest regulatory changes in force, this video symbolizes the essence of the Air France brand. An invitation to travel for everyone all over the world, where the airline declares its love of France and its lifestyle. Two flight attendants explain the safety instructions to passengers from all walks of life, travelling together fro...
Tags: France, Advertising, Eiffel Tower, Provence, Seine, Air France, Versailles, Martinez, French Riviera, Opéra Garnier


Around the Eiffel Tower

Actually not very close to the Eiffel Tower but I could see it from just about everywhere. What is it with all of these locks? It has continued for years. I guess it’s considered romantic. I always see them around rivers. 2020 did seem a lot like the end of many things. Underneath the Lena Bridge is some art deco construction. I especially liked these columns. A pretty window of, I think, a hair salon. I don’t know if this TV was for sale or not but it bro...
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