Hundreds of thousands of couples around the world will mysteriously fall out of love today, as Paris removes the padlocks that they wrote their names on with sharpies and attached to other padlocks hanging from the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris. Apparently, adding the weight of almost a million padlocks to a bridge is "unsafe," according to Parisian bridge experts. Who knew. The bridge will close for renovations this summer, during with glass panels will be installed, ensuring that no one ever loves again.
· Paris Has Had Enough of Your Love Destroying Its Bridges [Citylab]