Posts tagged "france"

The Secret To Dating Like A French Woman

Sometimes Bill Cunningham, the New York Times street fashion photographer, takes pictures of French women, and they always look so damn sexy. Granted, the Times is going to choose the… | April 17, 2009 - 1:30 pm

France Bans “Le Open Bar” to Curb Binge Drinking. Sacre Bleu!

After prohibiting smoking in bars in January, the French government is now cracking down on other vices by banning open bars and happy hours. The measures come after rising binge…

Leonora Epstein | March 6, 2009 - 7:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Male Breast Cancer, Acupuncture, And French Men

Men represent 1 percent of breast cancer cases, and a new study found that male mammograms and sonograms can be useful in making diagnoses. About 450 men in the U.S.

Catherine Strawn | December 2, 2008 - 2:30 pm

French Women Don’t Date

Our friends over at YourTango have an interesting new webisode that’s part of their “Single in France” series by Liz Tuccillo: “‘Date’ Doesn’t Translate.” What’s it like to…

Susannah Breslin | November 12, 2008 - 3:30 pm

Why Carla Bruni And Nicolas Sarkozy’s Marriage Will Work

The September issue of Vanity Fair features French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy on the cover, looking as effortlessly glamourous as ever wearing a classic white collared shirt, jodhpurs, and leather…

Catherine Strawn | July 29, 2008 - 1:00 pm

French Abandoning Bottled Water

France, bottled water’s native land, have started to drink tap water more regularly. According to The Guardian, more than 67 percent of French people say they regularly drink tap water…

Catherine Strawn | July 25, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s Rise In Popularity Since Getting With The French Prez

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s latest album Comme si de rien n’était is the number one album in France, beating out Coldplay’s Viva la Vida in its first full week on sale. Now,…

Catherine Strawn | July 25, 2008 - 3:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: A Nude Blacklist, Bestiality, And Viagra For Women

A nudist resort in France had to get special permission from the government to keep a blacklist of guests forbidden from visiting. [Reuters]
Two dogs trained to have sex with…

Catherine Strawn | July 23, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Wednesday Quickies!

Following in California’s footsteps, the Massachusetts state senate voted to repeal a 1913 law that prevents the state from marrying out-of-state couples if their marriages would not be legal in…

Annika Harris | July 16, 2008 - 7:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Red Bull In France, Peanuts And Asthma, And Condoms In The Gaza Strip

France started selling Red Bull with taurine after 12 years of having only caffeine in the formula. Things could get crazy. [Reuters]…

Catherine Strawn | July 16, 2008 - 12:00 pm

There Will Not Be Blood (For Some Virgins)

Last month, a French judge annulled a couple’s marriage because the woman wasn’t actually a virgin. Perhaps because other women don’t want to have a similar fate, or disappoint their…

Catherine Strawn | July 15, 2008 - 4:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Cave Men, Private Rooms, And Smirting

Analysis of those painted caves in France suggests that the Upper Paleolithic people liked to sing — the paintings are located in the areas of the caves where singing, humming,…

Catherine Strawn | July 3, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Faux-Virgin Rejected By French Court

Lately virginity has seemed trendier than skinny pants. But just like the slim slacks, chastity also doesn’t fit everyone’s style. When our cool Catherine posted about Australian FHM’s

Simcha | June 6, 2008 - 6:00 pm

The Daily Hotness: Yves Saint Laurent, 1936-2008

French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent died yesterday of a brain tumor at the age of 71. YSL epitomized crazy, chic, snooty (and I mean that in a good way)…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 2, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Slideshow: Natalie Portman Is A Girl Who Likes Ruffles

As a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival, Natalie must have had to travel to France with a lot of fancy dress for all those red-carpet appearances. Her favorite…

Catherine Strawn | May 27, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Sexified Schweppes Ad

Apparently everything is sexier in France. In this ad, Schweppes has managed to make its drinks, or at least this particular drinker of its drinks, so hot and…

Catherine Strawn | May 9, 2008 - 11:30 am

Will Models Be Getting Larger?

France’s lower house of parliament adopted a bill today that would make it illegal for anyone, including fashion mags, advertisers, and websites, to incite extreme thinness. The bill still needs…

Catherine Strawn | April 15, 2008 - 5:30 pm

The Daily Hotness: Gaspard Ulliel

Who?, you may be asking. Does it really matter? Honestly, this might be the most exciting Daily Hotness yet, as we just stumbled upon his photos yesterday and our knees…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 11, 2008 - 12:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: SATC Vacays, Sex Toys, And Housing In Paris

A travel company plans to take advantage of the May 30 release of the Sex and the City movie by offering theme vacations, which will cost $15,000 to $24,000 for…

Catherine Strawn | April 2, 2008 - 12:30 pm

More Champagne!

That bubbly stuff you buy at the liquor store for $9.99 and call “champagne” is probably not champagne. I hate to break it to you, but it is most likely…

Catherine Strawn | March 13, 2008 - 7:00 pm
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