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2014-05-29 08:27:05

NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a fascinating story loved by many girls about MARIANNE! A French designer named Yves was crazy about designing special swimwear for girls. One day, he went to Paris to visit a friend. On his way, he walked along the Seine River. Bathed in sunlight, he was so enamored with the tranquil beauty along the Seine River that he almost forgot the time. Suddenly, the silhouette of the Eiffel Tower in the river woke him up! The strong contours of...

2013-08-01 15:49:33

In this month's edition of Physics World, a group of physicists describe how unique structures in the natural world are inspiring scientists to develop new types of materials with unprecedented properties. From adhesive tape inspired by the toes of geckos to a potential flaw-resistant coating of aeroplanes inspired by mother of pearl, the attractiveness centers on one concept -- hierarchical design. When materials have a hierarchical design, the overall structure is made up of much...

2012-10-19 04:03:29

Introducing a new line of fine jewelry containing a genuine piece of The Eiffel Tower (Paris, France 1889) Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 Korbella (meaning “beautiful heart”) and Korbella.com launches with the mission of creating beautiful fine jewelry to inspire dreams and capture your personal and treasured Eiffel Tower memories. To commemorate these moments, Korbella acquired a rare artifact–an actual staircase section from the Eiffel Tower, built in 1889 in...

2011-01-12 08:35:00

Experts at the Technical Centre for Mechanical Industries (CETIM) in France have assembled a digital model of the Eiffel Tower in order to help those in charge of the landmark maintain its safety and durability in the years to come, the organization announced on Wednesday. "How can the Eiffel Tower structures be protected against the wears of time and how can the safety and durability of this building which is still the most visited monument in the world be guaranteed?" CETIM officials...

2009-04-09 03:00:00

PARIS, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A creative laboratory but also a social insight, the La fabrique du portrait, Rodin face a ses modeles exhibition invites you to discover the considerable but little-known work of Rodin the portraitist. It highlights the artist's creative process and approach in building a portrait. Modelled out of the earth itself, the faces of Baudelaire, Clemenceau and Balzac appear alongside the faces of the bourgeoisie of the end of the 19th century. For this event, the...

2005-12-08 14:12:16

PARIS (Reuters) - France plans to spend a million euros to lure back foreign tourists after its image was damaged by pictures of burning cars and angry youths shown on televisions around the world during recent riots. The Tourism Ministry said on Thursday it will take out advertisements in newspapers and travel websites, with one showing a couple embracing next to the Eiffel Tower. The campaign will particularly target potential visitors from United States, Japan, China, Australia...

2005-10-09 11:44:06

PARIS (Reuters) - French police briefly evacuated tourists from the Eiffel Tower on Sunday following an anonymous bomb threat that proved to be a false alarm, police said. A spokeswoman for Paris police said the famous landmark was evacuated around 1330 GMT after a caller said there was a bomb. The public was allowed back some 90 minutes later. It was not immediately clear how many people had been on the 324-meter (1,063 ft) structure at the time of the alert. Around six million...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.