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Monumental Amount Of Snow Turns Western NY Into Driving Wasteland

6 days agoVehicles / 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

4 weeks 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

last monthNews : 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

last monthNews : 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

last monthTechnology / 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

America’s newest national park is twice the size of Texas and underwater

The Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument is so big it makes the Lone Star state look like a stroll in the park.

Atheists Lose: Oklahoma Judge Dismisses 10 Commandments Lawsuit

Score one for the good guys: The privately funded Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol does not violate the state constitution and can stay there, an

Oklahoma judge says Ten Commandments marker can stay at state Capitol

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

An Oklahoma judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit that sought the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from state Capitol grounds as an unconstitutional use of public property to endorse religion. Oklahoma County District Court Judge Thomas Prince sided with the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation...

Oklahoma Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Ten Commandments Monument

You knew there would be problems when Oklahoma state officials approved a Ten Commandments monument outside the building in 2009 and built it in 2012: The ACLU of Oklahoma sued the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission last year saying that it was unconstitutional to have a Christian monument like this on state property:

Skinner sets United States record with $24.7 million sale of a Qing Dynasty vase

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

A monumental Fencai Imperial Qing Dynasty vase auctioned for $24.7 million at Skinner last night, setting a record as the top grossing lot ever sold in New England, and topping all sales of Qing Dynasty vases in the U.S. The SkinnerShow More Summary

Neolithic necropolis with 20 monumental tombs found in France

A team of archaeologists from the National Institute for Preventative Archaeological Research (INRAP) has unearthed a vast Middle Neolithic necropolis with 20 monumental tombs in Fleury-sur-Orne, in the northwestern French state of Lower Normandy. Dating to around 4,500 B.C., the tombs are of the Passy kind, named after the municipality in Burgundy 70 miles southeast [...]

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 6 Episode 9 Recap: You Still Have Your Health?

On The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 6 Episode 9, the Garden State ladies each dealt with some life changes that are nothing short of monumental. Dina bid farewell to her assistant Luke, while Amber received surprising news from...Show More Summary

Stoplight: ‘Monuments Rule’

Have you ever visited the Four Corners Monument? You know, the only place in the country where four states come together? It’s a popular tourist spot. Everybody wants to get a photo while standing in four states at the same time. There were misguided news reports a few years ago that said the monument is […]

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