Statues

Stone Buddhist statues arrive in Gainesville

<b>GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP)</b> - It took 40 days for the Buddhist statues to sail from Vietnam to Jacksonville.<p>It took five trucks to drive the Shakyamuni …

Buddhism

The Japanese statue giving closure to women who have miscarried

For parents who experience the pain of a miscarriage, it can be difficult to know how to move on and where to seek solace and comfort.<p>However one …

UK News

HAPPINESS – Always be happy because you have a reason for it.

Happiness<p>Let, start with a small story –<p>There was a sculptorist. He used to make beautiful statues from the rocks. His statues were very unique. They …

Self-improvement

PREVIEWS exclusive The Flash and Arrow statues unveiled

Diamond Comic Distributors and Icon Heroes have announced the upcoming release of <b>The Flash</b> and <b>Arrow</b> collectible statues, based upon the likenesses of …

DC Comics

A Guerrilla Florist Is Putting Flower Beards on Statues | The Creators Project

<i>All images courtesy the artist</i><p>Oxidized busts and well-worn sculptures fill the parks and public squares of cities around the world, yet these examples of public art are often overlooked. To draw attention to historical monuments all over Belgium, florist Geoffroy Mottart stages herbaceous …

Flowers

Was Someone Really Hit By A Falling Penis On The Strand?

The world of London's phalluses is laced with fallacy. The claim that dog buggerer Eric Gill was forced to scale down Ariel's penis on the front of …

London

Flower beards are appearing on historical statues in Belgian parks

If you find yourself in a forgotten corner of a Belgian park sometime soon, you may be surprised to find the statues have gotten a colourful, floral makeover.<p>It’s all part of artist Geoffrey Mottart’s ongoing project to add a touch of blossoms to some of the country’s forgotten or sometimes …

Beards

Brussels is abloom with flower-bearded busts

Weathered old statuary get a colorful upgrade by Geoffroy Mottart.<p>There’s zero argument that the most provocative, crowd-pleasing work of public …

Lifestyle

Collection of 700-pound silver statues return 'home' for big game

In just three seasons, they have become iconic symbols of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.<p>They are six glistening silver …

Jefferson Performing Arts Center unveils two 'muses' statues

Emotion filled Beulah Oswald-Soto's voice as she stood in front of the Jefferson Performing Arts Center and watched the blue silk cloth being slowly …

Louisiana

50 Christian Statues Defaced and Decapitated in Germany

Fifty statues of Christ and other Christian figures have been defaced and smashed apart in a crime wave sweeping parts of Germany.<p>Statues in the …

'Drone plot' to destroy North Korean statues

<b>A North Korean-run news website claims that a defector group is planning to use explosive-laden drones to blow up statues of its former leaders.</b><p>According to a report on the Uriminzokkiri propaganda website, the group - which it termed "human scum" - had already conducted test flights from the …

Korean Peninsula

Dozens of Jesus Christ Statues Beheaded, Smashed in Germany by Suspected Islamic Extremists

German criminologist Christian Pfeifer believes crimes were committed by someone who is "angry" and "hates the Church".<p>Meanwhile, Breitbart quotes a …

Jesus

Vandals break stone angel outside Brooklyn church

A drunken duo toppled a religious idol and broke it outside a Catholic church in Brooklyn — all while taking a photo.

Religion

China riot police seal off city centre after smog protesters put masks on statues

Clampdown in Chengdu after protesters place masks on statues in anger at air pollution choking the city<p>An environmental protest in China was aggressively put down at the weekend, with a large police presence continuing for days to prevent further demonstrations in an unusually heavy-handed response.<p>…

World News

So Catholics Worship Statues, Right?

Dan Byron • December 15, AD2016 • 0 Comments<p>It had been some period of time since either Steve or Josh had stopped by my cube. The reader may recall …

Christianity

Statues of lioness goddess Sekhmet unearthed in Luxor's Kom El-Hettan excavation - Ancient Egypt - Heritage

Egyptian archaeologists excavating the Mortuary Temple of King Amenhotep III in Luxor have unearthed a number of statues of the goddess Sekhmet, …

Archaeology

Lion-Headed Goddess Statues Unearthed in Luxor

LUXOR, EGYPT—<i>Ahram Online</i> reports that 3,000-year-old statues of the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet have been found at the mortuary temple of King …

Archaeology

Thought Jeremy Clarkson's head couldn't get bigger? Big statue of host's face launches in Sydney

Does this mean their working relationship is 'rock' solid?<p>With his loud presence and rather large ego, you'd think Jeremy Clarkson's head couldn't …

Jeremy Clarkson

Damtoys Reveals Warcraft Epic Series Statues for Ogrim and Gul'Dan

<i>The Damtoys Warcraft Epic Series statues are for the HOOOOORRRRDE!</i><p>Orgrim and Gul’dan got the <b>Legendary</b> treatment with the recently released <i>Warcraft</i> …

Islamic State terrorises Iraq's Christians: 'They told me to spit on the crucifix'

“IS had a factory here for making mortars and bombs,” says Father Yacouba Bowi, shaking his head with incredulity. He gestures around the desecrated …

Islamic State (ISIS)

HSBC’s rainbow lion statues spark row in Hong Kong

A woman poses between a pair of lions painted in rainbow stripes displayed outside HSBC's main office in Hong Kong on December 6, 2016. — AFP picHONG …

Hamiltonian’s Dream Ballet statues to transform the heart of Toronto

TORONTO — Harley Valentine is standing in the middle of the three stainless steel monuments he designed to rise out of the new plaza at the southeast …

Art

Religious Statues Survive TN Fire

Amidst the incredible destruction wrought by the wildlife which devastated parts of Tennessee, area residents received a series of hopeful messages …

Asian Statues and Murals Decorate Tysons’ New TenPenh - Eater DC

After shuttering downtown in 2011, Passion Food Hospitality brings back its TenPenh Asian restaurant tomorrow — this time in Virginia.<p>There’s seating for a whopping 260 people throughout the large restaurant, which features a bar, a sushi bar, a promenade, extensive lounge, private dining areas, …

Murals

The 5 Brit Awards statues designed by late architect Zaha Hadid have been revealed

The new Brit Award statues designed by the architect Zaha Hadid as one of the final commissions before her death earlier this year have been revealed.<p>…

Awards

North Korea banned from exporting giant statues

It follows negotiations between the US and China, a North Korea ally, after the rogue state exploded a warhead in September. The blast is said to …

North Korea

New statues in Kansas commemorate Orphan Train movement

A new bronze statue of a little girl sits on a sidewalk in Concordia, Kan. Her name is Miriam Zitur, and she's a darling little thing, about 6 years old with pigtails and bare feet.<p>Miriam is among the first of several dozen statues representing real children that are popping up on the streets of …

Kansas

White House's 2016 Christmas Decorations Include Giant Statues of Obamas' Dogs

Ready for Saint Nick! It's not quite December, but the White House is already decorated for Christmas. New gorgeous interior shots of the 1600 …

The White House