Statues

Wax Statues Of Celebrities That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

Wax statues are often so realistic looking you can hardly tell them apart from the person they're made to resemble, but it's hard for wax sculptors …

Cool Stuff

FBI can pursue several criminal statues in Russia probe

From election tampering to computer fraud, Ari Melber looks at exactly which laws may have been violated in the Russia meddling of U.S. elections in …

Politics

2,400-Year-Old Goddess Statues Found Dumped in Ancient City on Lebanon’s Coast

Two fascinating ceramic head statues dating back about 2,400 years and possibly depicting goddesses have been pieced together at an archaeological …

Archaeology

A Sky Full of Gods and Buddhas

Thousands of abandoned statues of deities are taken to this hillside in southern Hong Kong.<p>At the bottom of the stairs in Waterfall Bay Park in the …

Baltimore mayor considering removal of Confederate statues

The mayor of Baltimore says that she's exploring removing Confederate statues from the city following New Orleans leaders' decision to remove similar …

Robert E. Lee

As we debate Confederate statues, recall how Americans treated British statues during the Revolutionary War

The recent removal of Confederate statues in New Orleans has sparked heated debate. Many communities are looking at their own monuments and wondering …

History

With new app, important women of history get overdue virtual statues

Whole Story Project lets users virtually close the monument gender gap<p>Monuments document our history, and as the recent removal of Confederate statues in New Orleans document, they also play an important role in our present debates about politics and identity.<p>Now, a virtual reality app, in a move …

Alice In Wonderland

Mississippi Republican Thinks Lawmakers 'Should Be Lynched' For Removing Confederate Statues

Mississippi Republican Karl Oliver. Photo via The Clarion-Ledger<p>A Mississippi Republican believes that anyone that takes down a Confederate statue …

Robert E. Lee

Miss. lawmaker: Leaders should be 'lynched' for taking down Confederate statues

Karl Oliver, a Republican state representative in Mississippi, last week said leaders in Louisiana who have removed Confederate statues should be …

ABC News

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History

What will New Orleans do with the Confederate statues?

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that New Orleans has removed three prominent Confederate statues and a monument heralding white supremacy, what should it do with them?<p>The city will receive proposals from groups that want to take three of the monuments — the last is tied up in legal issues — and display …

History

NEW! Helsinki's 'Men Of Rock' Statues Receive 3-D KISS Masks

Public transportation gets a bad rap and the Finnish National Railway company, known locally as "VR," decided to change consumer perception with a …

Advertising Industry

More Photos Of $900 Street Fighter Statues Revealed

Following the recent unveiling of new Chun-Li statues, Pop Culture Shock Collectibles has now shared more images and details for them.<p>Similar to some of the previous Street Fighter figures offered by PCS, these are 1:3 scale statues that each cost $900. Provided you're willing to pay up front, you …

Street Fighter

More Photos Of $900 Street Fighter Statues Revealed

Pay now and they become (slightly) cheaper.<p>Following the recent unveiling of new Chun-Li statues, Pop Culture Shock Collectibles has now shared more images and details for them.<p>Similar to some of the previous Street Fighter figures offered by PCS, these are 1:3 scale statues that each cost $900. …

Street Fighter

Monumental Misogyny: On Female Statues, Public Space, and Harassment

Like many, my reaction to the viral photo of a Wall Street finance “bro” humping the new <i>Fearless Girl</i> statue (which was sent to me not only by my …

Women's News

White Supremacists Came Out In Full Force To Protest New Orleans’ Removal Of Confederate Statues

Sunday afternoon, white supremacist protesters clashed with a crowd of people celebrating the anticipated removal of a handful of Confederate statues that New Orleans lawmakers recently deemed symbols of white supremacy, racism, and hate. Some protesters — who were decked out in body armor and …

Racism

New App Gives Fierce Feminists The Recognition They Deserve — At Least Virtually

Using augmented reality, The Whole Story is placing statues of notable women around the world.<p>In Central Park in New York City, there are 29 statues. …

Augmented Reality

New Orleans starts removing Confederate statues

For Malcolm Suber, the Confederate monuments that dot this Deep South city stand for white supremacy, pure and simple. Instead of just taking them …

Racism

New app shows virtual statues of historic women

The "Fearless Girl" statue has some virtual company.<p>Marketing firm Y&R launched a new campaign called "The Whole Story Project" this week. The app that allows users to see, share and add virtual statues of notable women along existing public statues of men.<p>The app, which uses augmented reality and …

Augmented Reality

This Pokémon Go-style app lets you find virtual statues of historic women

Why it matters to you<p>Less than one in ten sculptures depicts a woman, but this app is aiming to empower women with virtual statues (and donations for …

Women's News

Y&R's Augmented Reality App Creates Virtual Statues of Women in Public Spaces - Interactive (video) - Creativity Online

Commemorating women's achievements by giving them more equal status in public places is an idea gaining increasing traction in 2017. As well as the …

Augmented Reality

Between City and Empire: Awarding Statues to Romans In Greek Cities*

For all that one may much indulge in statues, and in the honour and glory derived from them, one still needs to make the following …

History

Y&R Takes A Page From McCann's 'Fearless Girl' Playbook to Celebrate Notable Women With Augmented Reality App

McCann isn't the only agency with a project aimed at lending support to and awareness of women in leadership roles and their contributions to …

Women's News

See Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite's Collector's Edition Statues Up Close

Capcom has released new, close-up images of the statues that come with Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite's $200 collector's edition. Created by TriForce, the statues--Iron Man, Mega Man X, Chun-Li, and Captain Marvel--are nicely detailed, and each stands on its own base.<p>These images were posted by Capcom …

Gaming

New Orleans begins to take down Confederate statues

Workers in New Orleans began removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday, the latest Southern institution to sever itself …

History

Helsinki is painting masks on these famous statues in an epic KISS tribute

Next week will see rock legends KISS returning to Finland on 4 May for a concert at Hartwell Arena in Helsinki, and the city is preparing a pretty epic welcome in the form of four huge statues wearing masks that mimic the band’s iconic black and white facepaint.<p>Located at Helsinki Central Railway …

Europe

New Orleans Removes First of 4 Confederate Statues: ‘This Is Not About Politics’

New Orleans has begun removing statues that the city's mayor said were erected to honor the "lost cause of the Confederacy."<p>The first to go early …

Robert E. Lee

New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

New Orleans on Monday took down one of its Confederate statues after overcoming legal challenges, The Associated Press reported.<p>The Liberty Place …

Robert E. Lee

New Orleans tears down Confederate statues

Workers wore helmets and flak jackets as police watched from the top of a nearby car park during the operation.<p>The dismantling started at around …

UK News

Pro-monument group calls for midnight vigil at New Orleans' Jefferson Davis statue as take down rumors swirl

The Monumental Task Committee is calling for a midnight vigil at the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in light of rumors that have …

History