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EIFFEL TOWER DAY – March 31, 2023

History of the Eiffel Tower Day As the country ended a century of the French Revolution, the French government planned an international fair to show the industrial advancement of the 19th century. A design competition was held in central Paris and over 100 artists submitted their ideas. Among the contributors was Gustave Eiffel, who proposed […]

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The $29.5million home is known as the ‘Palace of Versailles’ in California

A Montecito mansion known as the Palace of Versailles in California is hitting the market for a whopping $29.5 million. The castle-style estate – complete with its own bank vault and secret tunnel – is in the same neighborhood as the likes of Oprah, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ellen Degeneres. The […]

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From the Eiffel Tower to Tower Bridge: Four Iconic Architectural Wonders We Hated

The recent death of the great British architect High Tech Modernist Richard Rogers has made us wonder about the fate of buildings like his and Renzo Piano’s Center Pompidou, which were initially vilified but have become icons. Looking only at Rogers’ London architecture – the Millenium Dome, Heathrow’s T5, the Lloyd’s building, the Leadenhall building […]

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Strange history of the Eiffel Tower (and how best to visit)

Paris’ most iconic landmark, the Eiffel Tower, has had a somewhat complex, unique and utterly bizarre history – here’s what to know. The Eiffel Tower is one of the most recognized man-made monuments in the world. It is an unmissable part of Paris and is often a symbol for Paris and France. But his story […]

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Notre-Dame de Paris and this French spirit

I will not say “Goodbye, Our Lady.” It’s a little too dramatic. But something will be lost if the diocese in charge of the cathedral’s interior goes through with its recently approved plans to “modernize” it. For those who haven’t followed the story: French authorities have approved a proposal to redevelop the interior of Notre […]

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Rashmika Mandanna’s Dream Trip to Paris Was All About the Eiffel Tower, Food, Workout and Selfies: See Photos | To travel

A few weeks earlier, Rashmika Mandanna had flown to Paris to enjoy a relaxed vacation. The star, who recently hosted the release of the trailer for her highly anticipated film Pushpa: The Rise with Allu Arjun, had enjoyed the Paris cruise, food and culture on her trip. Now she’s letting fans know about her solo […]

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Zemmour: “No hands at Notre-Dame de Paris!”

Eric Zemmour during a campaign meeting (Source) French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour – a Jew – is rushing to the defense of France’s unrivaled Christian icon, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. He has an editorial in Point today of the plan to sink Notre-Dame de Paris. A reader translates it into English as follows: Dear […]

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Tech & Science Daily: Asteroid ‘big as the Eiffel Tower’ flies past Earth

A An asteroid over 1,000 feet tall is expected to pass Earth this weekend at over 14,700 mph. Nereus 4660 is still 2.4 million kilometers from our planet. It comes as new research from the University of Manchester suggests the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs happened in spring or early summer in the Northern […]

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Eiffel Tower-sized asteroid 4660 Nereus will fly past Earth

A Wildfire camera captures the launch of NASA’s asteroid deflection mission The launch of a SpaceX rocket taking a NASA spacecraft to an asteroid was captured by a wildfire camera on Nov. 23, with the bright flash briefly brightening nighttime footage. (Credit: ALERTWildfire via Storyful) An asteroid roughly the size of the Eiffel Tower will […]

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Eiffel Tower Travel Hack Only Parisians Know

Most tourists stroll through Paris not realizing they’re missing out on one of the city’s coolest attractions. If you want the wool removed from your eyes and your optic nerves connected to something smooth, we recommend watching the following video. Anything a little whimsical? Watch the video below and you will be the judge. The […]

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The collapse of Notre-Dame de Paris

By Dr. Jeff Mirus ( bio – articles – email ) | December 02, 2021 The interior makeover of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris raises some very troubling questions. Everyone will remember the April 2019 fire that severely damaged one of Christendom’s best-known churches, and the outpouring of donations from the rich and famous around the […]

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The makeover of the interior of Notre-Dame de Paris sparks a lively debate

Images of the iconic spire of Notre Dame collapsing into a blaze on the evening of April 15, 2019 are still vivid in the minds of many around the world. The structure of the famous Gothic cathedral in Paris was finally secured last summer and now the restoration can start. The Archdiocese of Paris will […]