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ISIS's Destruction of Monuments Is a War on History That Mustn't Be Victorious

The recent destruction of the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq by the so-called Islamic State raises, once again, the question of the protection of the historical memory of humanity in times of conflict and war. What is beyond doubt...Show More Summary

Michael Dwumfour Flips Commitment from Penn State to Michigan

Michigan's flip of 3-star defensive tackle Michael Dwumfour might not look like a huge recruiting win at first, but it could be monumental in the Wolverines' pursuit of the nation's No. 1 player. Dwumfour tweeted early Monday that he...Show More Summary

Pro-Life Advocates March to Dallas Courthouse Where Roe v. Wade Was Filed and Abortion Began

All eyes are on Texas this year as the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear another monumental abortion case out of the Lone Star state. Almost 43 years ago, the state also gave us the infamous abortion decision Roe v. Wade. Hundreds of pro-lifers gathered on Saturday in downtown Dallas, Texas to remember the […]

Contractor Hired To Remove Louisiana Confederate Monuments Finds His Lambo Burned To The Ground

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Just a few days ago, David Mahler had his contracting company quit the agreements with the state of Louisiana to remove Confederate monuments, citing death threats and threatening calls to his home. It seems like quitting wasn’t enough for some disturbed people, as his Lamborghini was found burned to the ground this morning. Read more...

Obama Throws Shade At Drake Over Kendrick Lamar? Not POTUS’ First Music Beef

The third week of January was especially monumental for President Obama because he gave his last State of the Union address on January 12. It was noted by Vox that President Obama made several subtle political disses during the speech, but evidently Obama still had enough energy left to throw shade at Drake when asked... Show More Summary

No. 19 Iowa tops No. 4 Michigan state again

Iowa took the fight to fourth-ranked Michigan State for all 40 minutes. The result was a monumental victory for the Hawkeye basketball program.        

Iowa outfights No. 4 Spartans: 'We knew we were the better team'

Iowa took the fight to fourth-ranked Michigan State for all 40 minutes. The result was a monumental victory for the Hawkeye basketball program.        

JEB BUSH: Here's my plan to address the monumental threat of cyber attacks

Jeb Bush is a Republican candidate for president of the United States and the former governor of Florida. With alarming regularity, foreign-intelligence services, terrorist groups like ISIS, rogue hackers, and common thieves are conducting...Show More Summary

TX Governor Proposes Nine New Amendments to fix “Broken Constitution”

In order to fix what he calls the “cracks in our broken Constitution,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a convention of states to pass nine new amendments to the monumental document.

Sex, Scandal and the Marching Band: Inside the New Rules at Ohio State

Seven hours before kickoff, Nate MacMaster sits on a folding chair in the foyer of the Ohio State University Marching Band Center. The complex forms part of Ohio Stadium's outer shell, a monument to marketing ambition that expanded seating capacity from 66,000 to 105,000 in 2001. MacMaster, the band's drum...

Bracket: Iowa climbs after strong weekend

Ahead of tonight’s monumental tilt between Kansas and Oklahoma, the Iowa Hawkeyes completed a strong week by defeating Michigan State and Purdue.  That’s the kind of double-dip that sticks to a team’s resume – especially the road win at Mackey Arena.  As such, the Hawkeyes jump to a No. 4 seed in today’s bracket update. On […]

Syrian monument to be re-created in Trafalgar Square in defiant gesture against ISIS

A replica of a 2,000-year-old monument in Palmyra, Syria, that apparently survived an Islamic State (ISIS) bombing campaign will be erected in Trafalgar Square during World Heritage Week in April 2016. The Institute of Digital Archaeology...Show More Summary

Twin birth rates hit an all-time high in the United States

last monthHealth : The Checkup

The CDC has released a final report on births in the United States in 2014, showing an all-time record number of twins. We're not talking about a monumental increase, here - 2014 saw 33.9 sets of twins per 1,000 births, versus 33.7 in 2013 - but several factors suggest this increase could become a trend.Read full article >>

Oklahoma State Capitol Will Be Home to a Rainbow-Colored Festivus Pole

Continuing his plan to install rainbow-colored Festivus poles across the country, Florida activist Chaz Stevens just got approval to put one up in the Oklahoma Capitol.That would be the same place where a Ten Commandments monument got taken down a couple of months ago following a years-long legal battle.

England Just Proved That Every National Monument Should Be Turned Into A Giant Lightsaber

Here are all the tall things in the United States that should be turned into giant lightsabers.

"Why was this allowed" People had an idea, gathered support for it, and came together to create art. Seems the community decided what they wanted for it, which I think is more important than what us tumblr users who'll probably never see it want.

2 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

The State should be in a position to have a say about what happens to historical monuments. Preserving historic buildings and public works of art is part of its duty, it’s for the greater good. I don’t know what happened in this case that nothing was done to protect the building. Show More Summary

The debate on whether to bomb Syria showed just how shambolic Labour is right now

Britain made a monumental decision today — it decided to bomb ISIS (also know as the Islamic State, ISIL and Daesh) in Syria. However, while the focus should have been on debating the pros and cons of taking such significant military...Show More Summary

Defunding Planned Parenthood now closer than any time in history

Crossposted from the Suzy B Blog… Yesterday was a monumental and historic day for pro-lifers. For the first time, the United States Senate passed a bill to defund Planned Parenthood. Republicans figured out a way to skirt a DemocratShow More Summary

Arkansas Has a Ten Commandments Monument on Capitol Grounds, So Why Not a Festivus Pole?

Florida activist Chaz Stevens has taken steps to install a 6-foot-tall rainbow-colored Festivus pole, topped by a disco ball, inside the Arkansas Capitol building in Little Rock: The director of the Humanity Fund said he feels states have to allow all religious displays on government property or none. He said placing Christian displays at capitol [Read More...]

The fractured Labour Party diverted attention from the debate on bombing ISIS in Syria

Britain made a monumental decision today — it decided to bomb ISIS (also know as the Islamic State, ISIL and Daesh) in Syria. However, while the focus should have been on debating the pros and cons of taking such significant military...Show More Summary

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