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French Alps

RESCUED!

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 09.09.2016 | World

LYON, France (Reuters) - Rescuers were bringing 33 people trapped overnight in cable cars high over the glaciers of Mont Blanc to an altitude station ...

'White Walker' Creates Stunning 'Game Of Thrones' Snow Art

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.07.2016 | Arts

Just call him a real-life White Walker. Simon Beck celebrated the much-awaited return of "Game of Thrones" with this spectacular snow art. He spent 13...

Prince George And Princess Charlotte Play In The Snow For The First Time, And It's Adorable

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.07.2016 | Style

Britain's Prince George and Princess Charlotte played in the snow for the first time during a recent family skiing holiday in the French Alps. And fro...

Avalanche In French Alps Hits School Group, Kills At Least 1

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.13.2016 | World

LYON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - At least three people were killed and more were gravely injured when an avalanche hit a school group and other skiers on a cl...

Let's Stamp Out Stigma

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To scapegoat and stigmatize people with psychological problems may discourage them from seeking treatment and result in a backlash including the occurrence of an increased incidence of violent episodes.

8 Hot Tubs in Cool Places

Joy Pecknold | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Baby, it's getting colder outside, but that's nothing a little hot tub can't fix. There's no shortage of pools and Jacuzzis to be found around the globe, but for those in search of more spectacular ones -- be it en suite or under the stars -- this is your list.

Movie Review: Force Majeure Who Are You, Exactly?

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Everyone, at some point, wonders how they would react to a split-second emergency. Fight or flight? Leap into action or race for the exit? Or simply crumble?

You Can't Beat These Views

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Aiguille du Midi has long been a destination for travelers exploring the Mont Blanc region of the French Alps. It's viewing platform and cafe, accessi...

Chamois vs. Avalanche: Sweet Victory In The French Alps

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

As if chamois don't have enough threats -- hunting, poaching and habitat loss -- they also face the impending doom of avalanches. French spectators...

Europe's 10 Best Adventure Destinations

minube | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
minube

From the glaciers and volcanos of Iceland to the warm waters of the Canary Islands, here are Europe's 10 best adventure destinations.

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

minube | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
minube

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season

When the CEO Sets the Tone for Transformation in Business

Vivian Norris | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

Lole in Paris, in Canada and elsewhere, holds what are called "meet-ups," or events to which they invite yogis, meditation and massage therapists to their atelier stores -- which double as relaxation spaces.

Giffords, Husband Visit French Alps

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

CHAMONIX, France, July 23 (Reuters) - Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, still recovering from wounds after being shot last year, trav...

Hiker Discovers 6 Bodies In French Alps

Posted 08.26.2011 | World

A British hiker traveling through the French Alps discovered six bodies on Sunday, according to officials. The corpses were found at a very steep s...

Grandmother With Alzheimer's Survives 1 Week In Alps On Biscuits And Rainwater

Mail Online | Peter Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A grandmother survived for a week on rainwater and two biscuits after falling down a mountain gully....

Chilling PHOTOS Of Nazi Collaborators Facing The Firing Squad

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Just days after Paris was famously liberated from German control in 1944, LIFE photographer Carl Mydans and correspondent John Osborne were eyewitnes...

Life and Death in the French Alps

Christoph A. Geiseler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christoph A. Geiseler

In villages like Chamonix, mountain guides devote their lives to conquering new peaks and helping clients become heroes in their own minds. These guides grow up watching their relatives and neighbors scale incredible mountains.