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Arkansas cancels hearing for satanic display at Capitol

Arkansas officials canceled a hearing Thursday that had been planned for a satanic statue proposed near the state Capitol, saying a new law puts the monument on hold unless it … Click to Continue »

Arkansas lawmakers OK bill that would block Satan monument

Arkansas lawmakers have approved a bill that would effectively block a push for a satanic monument at the state Capitol. The Senate on Tuesday voted 27-5 for a House-backed measure … Click to Continue »

Patagonia Launches Campaign to Defend Bears Ears from Utah Politicians

The company is urging thousands of Utah voters to call the state's governor in support of the new monument

Outdoor Gear Show Folds Its Tents Over Utah's Attacks On Public Lands

The state of Utah just let a very big fish off its hook. After months of sparring with Utah politicians over their repeated attacks on public land protections, including the creation of Bears Ears National Monument, the world’s largest...Show More Summary

Same Sex Couple Marry Atop Empire State Building

Krista Owens married Danielle Reno atop the 102-story monument after winning a contest to be wed at the landmark.

Pottery clues to medieval Nottingham's growth industry

Behind the white fencing at the back of Pryzm nightclub, archaeologists are unearthing clues that may help illuminate the story of medieval Nottingham. And they may one day be able to state that a monument to one of the city's creative industries of the future was built on the foundations Nottingham's creative industry of the past. Show More Summary

Russia releases drone footage of fresh Palmyra destruction

Russia's military on Monday released drone footage showing more destruction of treasured monuments by the Islamic State in Syria's Palmyra since jihadists recaptured the UNESCO World Heritage Site late last year. The black-and-whiteShow More Summary

Montezuma Castle in Camp Verde, Arizona

Thanks to Theodore Roosevelt, the United States Congress passed the Antiquities Act of 1906, giving the office of the president the power to create National Monuments. Although that ability has changed by legislation over time, Teddy...Show More Summary

Patagonia Withdraws From Outdoor Retailer Over Public Lands Dispute in Utah

Patagonia pulled out of the annual Outdoor Retailer trade show in Utah due to the state leadership's opposition to the new Bears Ears National Monument.

Atheists Will Soon Present Plans for a “Wall of Separation” Display Outside the Arkansas Capitol

An atheist group's proposed display promoting church/state separation will be shown to Arkansas officials next week. It comes in response to a Ten Commandments monument going up at the State Capitol. If the state rejects the atheists' display, it could be grounds for a lawsuit.

Leandro Erlich’s ‘Port of Reflections’ at the Neuberger Museum of Art

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Erlich’s monumental Port of Reflections will be on view for the first time in the United States from February 5 – July 30, 2017. The post Leandro Erlich’s ‘Port of Reflections’ at the Neuberger Museum of Art appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Tree Down near Virginia State Monument

A large tree fell across the paved walkway near the Virginia State monument along West[...] The post Tree Down near Virginia State Monument appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

Kalashnikov Monument To Open In Moscow

On May 8th (Victory Day Eve) Russia will unveil a large monument in the likeness of Mikhail Kalashnikov as a testament to his influence on modern day weapon design and, as the sculptor stated, to commemorate “the struggle of good versus evil”. Show More Summary

The Satanic Temple’s Proposed Baphomet Monument at the Arkansas Capitol Just Overcame a Big Hurdle

Good news! There will be a public hearing regarding a Baphomet statue that The Satanic Temple wants to put up outside the Arkansas Capitol. It was a major hurdle for Satanists to overcome, but the state's Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission gave a green light to the proposal this afternoon.

We Know What The Country Looks Like Without The EPA: Filthy

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Soon after the Environmental Protection Agency was created in 1970, it began a monumental project to photograph the United States, in all its industrial glory. The initiative, dubbed Documerica, employed more than 100 freelance photographers...Show More Summary

Islamic State destroys more ancient monuments in Palmyra

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL, recaptured Palmyra from government troops in December.        

Islamic State Destroys One Of The Most Famous Monuments In Ancient Syrian City Of Palmyra

last monthNews : Huffington Post

DAMASCUS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra, the Tetrapylon, and the facade of its Roman Theatre, Syrian antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim told...Show More Summary

Isis destroys Tetrapylon monument in Palmyra

Syrian antiquities chief says militants have demolished structure and part of Roman theatre after seizing city for second time Islamic State fighters have destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra. Related: How the ancient city of Palmyra looked before the fighting – in pictures Continue reading...

Islamic State destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra: antiquities chief

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra, the Tetrapylon, and the facade of its Roman Theatre, Syrian antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim told Reuters on Friday.

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