As a child in 1942, Mireille Knoll escaped the capture of Jews by police in occupied France during The Vélodrome d’Hiver roundup. The majority of those arrested during the roundup were sent to Auschwitz, where they were killed. Her evasion of France’s Nazi puppet police force during the second world war allowed her to surviveRead More
O’Naturel is a nudist restaurant in Paris. The New Yorker’s Henry Alford had a bite and an eyeful:
The visitor now faced two challenges. First: Could he pick up his napkin from the floor without alarming the other diners or projecting a mid-level degree of skeeviness? He found that he could. Then:Read More
Five years ago, Benjamin Delpy was working for an unspecified French government agency and teaching himself to program in C, and had discovered a vital flaw in the way that Windows protected its users’ passwords.
Delpy told Microsoft about his discovery, only to be rebuffed by Microsoft’s engineering team, who told him thatRead More