Category: France

France has banned all children under 15 from using their phones, tablets and smartwatches in school. The government is concerned that students are becoming too dependent on and distracted by their phones. They are calling it, “A law for the 21st century”.

France has banned all children under 15 from using their phones, tablets and smartwatches in school. The government is concerned that students are becoming too dependent on and distracted by their phones. They are calling it, “A law for the 21st century”.

A theme park in France employ ravens to clear the park off cigarette butts in return for a reward (bird food).

Planned obsolescence is illegal in France; it is a crime to intentionally shorten the lifespan of a product with the aim of making customers replace it. In early 2018, French authorities used this law to investigate reports that Apple deliberately slowed down older iPhones via software updates.

There is a road in France that can be only used twice a day for a few hours. Then it disappears under 13 feet of water.

When the mummy of Ramses II was sent to France in the mid-1970s, it was issued a passport. Ramses’ occupation? “King (deceased).”

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The French government gives medals to citizens who have “successfully raised several children with dignity.”

There is a secret apartment at the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral in France was built entirely using black lava stone.

Photo : Fabien1309 / vikidia

The Japanese embassy in France has a 24-hour helpline for their citizens who didn’t find Paris as expected.

Photo : Victor Grigas / wikimedia