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Modern 'Monuments Men' Seek to Save Christian History from ISIS

Biblical-era artifacts are one of Islamic State's top sources of funding. ISIS has become one of the world’s best-funded terrorist groups, earning most of its profits by selling seized oil. But details keep emerging of the estimated No. Show More Summary

Robert Harms: Oil Tax Change Is Good For North Dakota

The North Dakota Legislature is on the verge of passing monumental legislation to change the structure of North Dakota’s oil taxes by eliminating the triggers and putting the state and the industry on a more predictable and stable path. A lower permanent rate will encourage continued investment, boost production, and ultimately lead to more jobs...

The Beehive State: Fun Facts and Interesting Information on Utah

Inspired Camping... Smoothing the edges of roughing it! Cool Camping and Glamping UK and Worldwide Utah is the best state in the USA for outdoor enthusiasts. With five national parks, eight national monuments, and a whole lot more to discover, it has everything you need for an action-packed vacation. Show More Summary

Soviet-era statues smashed as Ukraine likens Russia to Nazis

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Masked men smashed communist-era monuments in Ukraine’s second city overnight Friday after the country’s pro-Western parliament voted to purge the nation of Soviet symbols and its head of state compared today’s Russia to Nazi Germany. As Kiev and Moscow traded angry barbs in an...

Thou Shalt: Arkansas Governor Signs Ten Commandments Law

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed into law a bill instructing the state to erect a privately funded Ten Commandments monument on the State Capitol grounds in Little Rock.

James K. Polk Tomb in Nashville, Tennessee

The tomb of the 11th United States President, James K. Polk, is not in a cemetery or national monument, but on the grounds of the Tennessee State Capitol in downtown Nashville. Former Governor of Tennessee, James K. Polk served as POTUS from 1845 to 1849. Show More Summary

Public sculpture and the history of Melbourne

In "Casting aspersions on state of the art" in the Sydney Morning Herald, 8th Dec 2012, Steve Dow asked should public sculpture be a monument to patriotism, to good artistic taste, or humbly aim to keep the public happy? The first response came from sculptor Ron Robertson-Swann, now the head of sculpture at Sydney's National Art School. Show More Summary

Today Is World Autism Day–April 2

Today is World Autism Day. Cities from across the globe will be lighting their monuments blue in recognition of their citizens who are on the autism spectrum. Here in the United States, participants include New York City and the Macy’s...Show More Summary

Obama’s Gamble

President Obama is taking a monumental gamble with his Rose Garden statement on war with Syria, but it’s a worthwhile one. In recent days he and Secretary of State John Kerry have made a powerful case that Bashar al-Assad’s regime launched the chemical weapons that killed more than 1,000 civilians in a suburb of Damascus. Show More Summary

Homestead National Monument of America 2015 Quarter, 3-Coin Set

The 2015 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Homestead National Monument of America features one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Denver and one proof quarter from the United States Mint at San Francisco. This set – featuring coins […]

Why the Getty is giving Cal State Long Beach's 1960s sculpture park a fresh look

In 1965, a university professor at Cal State Long Beach teamed up with an Israeli artist to organize a symposium that paired artists with industry (such as the local Bethlehem Steel works) to create a series of monumental pieces that would reside on the university's...

Why I love Common Core

When the Common Core State Standards were rolled out in Colorado in 2010, it was a challenge. At first, my colleagues and I at Doull Elementary in southwest Denver struggled to understand this monumental change. We read the documents, pored over the appendices and wrestled with the terminology....

College Students Are Informed About Their Lifetime Share In The National Debt – Reactions Are Monumentally Priceless! [Video]

As of the publication of this article, the United States national debt is over $18 trillion dollars and is rising at a tragically monumental pace as shown on the U.S. Debt Clock. It is also recognized the national debt will probably be the factor that hurts most government programs. Show More Summary

NBA Playoff Standings 2015: Updated Team Records, Seedings and More

Teams around the NBA are entering the stretch run of the 2014-15 season. The Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors have all but wrapped up the top seeds, barring a monumental collapse over the final weeks. The battles on the playoff...Show More Summary

Making us wait to listen to Supreme Court arguments

On April 28 the Supreme Court will hear lawyers debate two monumental questions: “Does the 14th Amendment require a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex?” and “Does the 14th Amendment require a state to recognize a marriage between two people of the...

Log Cabin: We Helped Make Utah Happen

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"Having visited the Beehive State and Governor Herbert less than two years ago, I know firsthand how hard Log Cabin Republicans of Utah President James Humphreys and his team have been working to achieve this monumental victory. TheShow More Summary

Judge dismisses atheists’ lawsuit against Ten Commandments monument at Oklahoma Capitol

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A U.S. judge dismissed a case on Tuesday filed by an atheist group that was seeking to remove a Ten Commandments monument from Oklahoma State Capitol grounds, saying the plaintiffs failed to show standing to bring the suit. The 6-foot-tall stone monument, paid for with private money and supported...

Federal Judge Dismisses Atheist Group’s Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that an atheist group does not have the legal standing needed to file a lawsuit against the existence of a 10-Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma state capitol. The judge dismissed the lawsuit without prejudice. Click here to read about the lawsuit’s dismissal.

Ten Free Venues to Check Out During SXSW Music

Big Bend National Park, Texas; 6 1/2-hour drive from Austin (via National Geographic)  Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico; 11 1/2-hour drive from Austin (via me) Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Texas; 1 1/2-hour drive from Austin...Show More Summary

French archaeologists discover a new princely grave from the 5th century BC

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Since October 2014, a team of Inrap archaeologists has been excavating, under prescription of the State (Drac Champagne-Ardenne), a princely grave dated to the early 5th century BC, in an exceptional monumental funerary complex in Lavau (Aube). Show More Summary

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