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Sugar Bowl Will Be Monumental Audition for Ohio State's Cardale Jones

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The cliche goes that you play for the name on the front of your jersey, not the one on your back. But Cardale Jones knows that when he takes the field for the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day, he'll be playing for both. That shouldn't come as a surprise, given Jones' status as Ohio State's third option at quarterback this season. Show More Summary

Free Speech Monument in Berkeley , United states

Sitting on the quad of California's Berkeley college is an unassuming monument to the Free Speech Movement that one could easily miss even though it supposedly consists of an endless tube of unregulated space that rises forever upward into space. Show More Summary

The tragic plan for a monument to Qatar’s dead World Cup workers

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

Controversy surrounds the questionable award of the 2022 soccer World Cup to Qatar. FIFA, the sport's governing body, still faces scrutiny over how the tiny Gulf state managed to triumph over what seemed to many to be far more realistic bids; allegations of corruption are rife. Read full article >>

Congressional Monuments Men? The role of Congress in fighting terrorist financing, while preserving our cultural heritage

On the eve of Thanksgiving, the Congressional Anti-Terrorism and Proliferation Financing Task Force conducted a briefing on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) financing. Co-chaired by Congressmen Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) and Peter...Show More Summary

Point Udall in Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands

Sitting on the end of the island of St. Croix is an angular stone monument that marks the easternmost point (by travel) of the United States territory. Known as Point Udall, the site's monument is actually a sundial that acted as the azimuth for the first U.S. Show More Summary

Florida to Allow Holiday Monument to Satan in State Capitol

Hail and ho ho ho Satan! After a protracted fight with the state officials, the Satanic Temple will be allowed to put up a holiday display in Florida's state capitol building, depicting an angel plummeting into a lake of fire. It's the same holiday display that Florida's Department of Management Services rejected last year as "grossly offensive." Read more...

Santa Claus Shames Shoppers Lined Up At Best Buy For ‘Ruining Thanksgiving’ [Video]

Last week, the United States indulged in its annual tradition of a monumental sale known as Black Friday. The Inquisitr took the time to report on news related to the notorious shopping day which includes a new set record for background checks for people buying firearms. Show More Summary

Oklahoma Satanists Back Out of Monument Project, but Satanic Temple Officials Say They Will Still Press On

For a couple of years now, there’s been a Ten Commandments monument outside the Oklahoma Capitol building: Last month, a Christian man, off his medications, drove his car into the monument, completely destroying it. A state official said the monument would be replaced with private funding. But long before any of that happened, there was [Read More...]

Monumental Amount Of Snow Turns Western NY Into Driving Wasteland

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

That's the New York State Thruway, up there. Well, it was the New York State Thruway. Read more...

Monument to Armenian Genocide Begun at Fresno State

Last weekend, Fresno State officially began construction of a new monument dedicated to the Armenian Genocide. The monument, the first marking the Armenian genocide on any college campus, is expected to be completed by April 24, 2015, the 100th anniversary of the start of the genocide. Show More Summary

I Do Not Believe That Word Means What You Think It Means

DES MOINES -- In today's Des Moines Register, columnist Kurt Munson presents a very good idea for a very wrong reason. It was a revelation to me that there was no monument at the state capitol to honor Harold Hughes, the liberal -- and quite literal...

Man says Satan told him to crash into monument

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Officials say man was rambling, insulting the president and admitted he drove into Ten Commandments display outside the Oklahoma state Capitol

Man Allegedly Urinates On, Crashes Into Oklahoma's Controversial Ten Commandments Monument; Says Devil Made Him Do It

A man is now under mental evaluation in Oklahoma after allegedly urinating on and crashing into the controversial Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol.

Oklahoma Ten Commandments Monument Toppled; ACLU, Satanic Temple Hardest Hit

A couple of years ago, an Oklahoma state legislator decided that there needed to be a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the State Capitol. The legislature passed a resolution granting permission for the monument to be erected, and private funds were raised for its completion. Show More Summary

Man Crashes Car Into OK State Capitol Ten Commandments Monument, Blames Satan

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

A Ten Commandments monument outside the Oklahoma state Capitol building was damaged after a man crashed his car into it. The man's name is Michael Reed, and he claims this was Satan's fault.

Satan Told Him To Destroy Ten Commandments, Kill Obama

He may not actually worship the Dark Lord – no, not Voldemort, the other one – but he sure does listen to his advice! The man who drove his car into the controversial Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol building claims to have had divine inspiration, of sorts, for his actions: The devil [...]

Some Guy Drove a Car Into Oklahoma’s Ten Commandments Monument, Satanic Statue’s Future Is Uncertain

Photo by the author Last night an Oklahoma man who reportedly heard voices in his head drove a car into the Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol building. As you can see in the picture below from Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, he got it pretty good. It is appalling that this monument was attacked. Show More Summary

Vandals destroy Okla. 10 Commandments monument by ramming it with a car

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

An unknown person drove a car into the controversial 10 Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma state capitol, NewsOK reports. According to police, the stone slab was smashed into several pieces, and John Estus, spokesman for the Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services,...

Four Famed American Structures That Almost Looked Radically Different

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Mount Rushmore. The Washington Monument. The Empire State Building. These are some of the most familiar, most photographed structures in the country. But though they seem unchangeable to us, all of these icons came close to looking very different than they do today. Read more...

Hugh Freeze and Bo Wallace's Incredible Rise from Arkansas State to Top of SEC

What if I told you that the story of Ole Miss' monumental upset of Alabama began 150 miles from Oxford, Mississippi, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It was there, at Arkansas State, in the town of 71,551, where where then-Red Wolves offensive...Show More Summary

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