Tug of war? A swimming race exclusively for sailors? We look back at the strange events that once graced the Olympic stage. A rarely staged event which made its one and only appearance at the Olympic Games in , the horse long jump was part of the equestrian programme in Paris.
Set in , it stars Gyro Zeppeli, a disgraced former executioner, and Johnny Joestar, a former hot-shot jockey who was shot and lost the use of his legs, as well as his fame and fortune. Although the character's names are obviously related to the series, it was unclear if the story was a part of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. However, when the series moved to Ultra Jump in , it was officially announced as part 7 of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure , but in an alternate universe , like the following and current arc, JoJolion. A couple of chapters were adapted into a "Vomic" series, which has voice actors act over the manga pages as they are shown on screen. The series is set in in an alternate reality from previous JoJo's Bizarre Adventure parts, where racing jockeys from all over the world flock to the United States to take part in the Steel Ball Run — a cross-country horse race from San Diego to New York City with a prize of fifty million dollars. Johnny Joestar, a former jockey who fell from glory after a shooting paralyzed him from the waist down, enters the race after meeting the mysterious Gyro Zeppeli to learn the secrets of the man's Spin technique which temporarily restored his mobility.
But in addition to traditional museums about local history and crafts, there are number of extremely unusual exhibits you can visit. The mouse is the symbol of this town, and even its name, Myshkin, comes from the rodent. Several museums here are devoted to mice. The most famous is the Museum of a Mouse, which houses a collection of toy mice from around the world.
L'Oreal Paris is among the sponsors of 'IT Princess', a controversial beauty competition for women in technology run by one of the country's biggest internet companies, Mail. It asks women in tech, or those who aspire to work in tech, to submit photos of themselves along with a personal statement. The competition offers women in technology a chance to work at Mail. A photo gallery shows a that a number of women have entered the competition, apparently including an employee from Microsoft. A shortlist of finalists will be interviewed by a jury between 22 April and 23 April to find the winner.