Jules Verne

For Sue McGrew, sand castles are serious works of art

Sue McGrew creates amazing pieces of art that often last just a few weeks. Sometimes they disappear in a day. A soaking rain, for example, can wash away several hours of work in minutes.<p>That’s the life of a professional sand sculptor. McGrew has practiced this art form — using sand, water and a few …

Lifestyle

Get up close to classic sci-fi props, art and costumes

Science Fiction

Audiobooks for dogs is now a thing, but will you buy one?

Why it matters to you<p>If you think your dog feels sad and lonely whenever you leave the house, a recommended audiobook may be the answer, or you can …

Dogs

The Best Restaurants in Paris this August | Open Restaurants in Paris

Arpège – Maison de Cuisine<p>“August is a wonderful month for vegetables; I stay open to share my home-grown bounty with my clients.” So says Alain …

Paris

Factory For The Future: The Barbican Goes Science Fiction

Craft/Work talks to curator Patrick Gyger, curator of the Barbican Centre's current major science fiction exhibition, Into the Unknown

Science Fiction

Putin seems pretty relaxed during his Siberian adventure

Even a busy world leader needs to stop Russian around sometimes.<p>Just as President Donald Trump took the first vacation of his term, President …

Russia

12 of the world’s most incredible river cruises, including Vietnam, Brazil and Russia...

River cruises can give you a fresh perspective on familiar places and help ford hard-to-reach destinations. Here are 12 trips that will definitely …

List-Worthy

Review: Nemo's War (second edition):: Gaming Bits: Nemo's War (Second Edition) Review

by MillicanDarque<br>Nemo's War (Second Edition) is a game by Christopher Taylor and Alan Emrich, published by Victory Point Games. It is a solo game for …

Board Games

Photographing Haussmann's Paris

Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, known as “Nadar,” dared to take his camera out of the studio in the mid-1800s and into the skies and sewers of the city.<p>By the mid-19th century, thanks to the widespread development of commercial photography, human beings gained the ability to be transported safely and …

Photography

The Cultural Force of Science Fiction.

“L’an 2000” (“The year 2000,” 1901), print on cardboard; a collection of uncut sheets for confectionery cards showing life imagined in the future …

Science Fiction

How three very busy actors travel the world on stage nightly

<b>Around the World in 80 Days. Based on the novel by Jules Verne. Adapted for the stage by Toby Hulse Directed by Terence O'Connell. Ellis Productions</b> …

Australian News

A thought-provoking journey through the trailblazing century of humanity-changing invention

<b>7 Great Inventions of the Modern Industrial Age. Written by Magenius (Paul Bissett and Catherine Prosser). Music by Sally Greenaway. Directed by</b> …

Australian News

He photographed Victor Hugo and Jules Verne — now the spotlight is on him

If you ever happened to take a college course in 19th-century French literature — this would be before you bowed to parental pressure and switched your major to business or pre-med — you might have come across the name “Nadar,” albeit in the tiny type of a picture credit. The most celebrated French …

Literature

Trump's lovely European trip is over — and now he has to face the music at home

Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump returns to Washington Sunday after a brief overseas respite, facing an enduring and intensifying storm over his campaign's contacts with Russia.<p>During two pomp-filled days in Paris and another two playing maitre d' to professional female golfers driving, …

Donald Trump

Lingering handshake Trump's most awkward yet

A muscular handshake that turned their knuckles white seems to be giving way to a budding friendship between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron.<p>The …

Brigitte Macron

Trump and Macron Consult on Syria Cease-Fire in Shadow of Trump Jr. Scandal - Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists

French President Emmanuel Macron and his American counterpart Donald J. Trump consulted on a number of bilateral issues on Wednesday, including …

Liberal View

Trump, Macron look past differences on Paris climate pact

PARIS (AP) — President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron set aside lingering differences on climate change during their meeting in France on Thursday, asserting that it shouldn't prevent them from working together toward a post-war roadmap for Syria and to enhance Mideast …

France

All smiles in Paris as Presidents Macron and Trump agree on Syria initiative

French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump spoke of their friendly relations following talks at the Elysee Palace. Trump hinted …

World News

The Restaurant That Trump And Macron Are Eating At Is A Giant Tourist Trap

Basically the equivalent of dining inside the Statue of Liberty.<p>President Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, will round out a busy day in Paris on Thursday with a meal at Le Jules Verne, a Michelin-starred restaurant located on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. The city …

Canadian News

The Trumps' Visit To Paris In Pictures: High Security, Fashion, Pomp And Circumstance

Security, politics, protocol and fashion reached a high level during President Donald Trump’s and First Lady Melania’s visit to Paris Friday to participate as guests of honor of President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte to celebrate France’s national Bastille Day.<p>Also abundant between the …

France

Melania Trump’s Red, White & Blue Look Included This Striking Custom Dress & 5-Inch Pumps

On the eve of Bastille Day, Melania Trump paid a fashionable tribute to France with her latest look.<p>Stunning in a red, white and blue dress by Hervé …

Fashion

July 1945: Stepping aboard a captured German U-boat

<b>The Engineer didn’t hold back on its praise for a German U-boat at the end of the Second World War</b>After almost a decade in which, presumably for …

Engineering

First Lady Melania Trump Wears Hervé Pierre Dress for Eiffel Tower Dinner

Trump's stylist Hervé Pierre designed the dress she wore to dine with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte.<p><b>ALLEZ FRANCE:</b> First Lady …

Donald Trump

Presidential dining delights in the City of Light

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> In their first presidential visits to the City of Light, President Donald Trump and President Barack Obama held similar agendas: bilateral meetings with French leaders, quick tours of tourist sights and a mandatory stop to enjoy legendary French cuisine. But like the bistros, …

Paris

Let them eat lobster: Trump and Macron will dine at pricey Paris restaurant

PARIS — Exactly what will happen when President Donald Trump arrives in Paris for his much-touted Bastille Day visit is anyone’s guess.<p>For the …

Canadian News

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World Europe's first 'eTree' puts down roots in central France<p>News Barcelona set to confirm Valverde as new coach on Monday<p>World Macron hosts Putin …

Bastille Day

Here are photos from Trump’s swanky Eiffel Tower dinner

President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, dined with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, at the Eiffel Tower’s Jules Verne …

Boston

Trump, Macron look past differences on Paris climate pact; 'no gap' in combating terrorism

President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron set aside lingering differences on climate change during their meeting in France on Thursday, asserting that it shouldn't prevent them from working together toward a post-war roadmap for Syria and to enhance Mideast security.<p>Trump, …

Donald Trump

What’s Trump eating tonight? Blue lobster, possibly. With an incredible view of Paris.

Paris boasts some of the best restaurants in the world, so it’s no surprise that Donald Trump may take a break from his usual fare of steak and …

Eiffel Tower

The Dress Melania Wore To Dinner In Paris Was Jaw-Dropping [PHOTOS]

Stunning

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