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  • Nancy Green as Aunt Jemima
    Nancy Green became America’s first living trademark
    Born into slavery on November 17, 1834, Nancy Green began life on a plantation in Montgomery County, Kentucky. During her childhood years while working as a laundress, she probably never dreamed she would grow up to be an American success story....
  • Archangel Michael, about A.D. 1300–1350, Constantinople; tempera and gold on wood.
    At the Getty. 'Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections'
    Byzantium - the very word conjures up images of a culture that was mystical and the mysterious, cultured, sophisticated and intimately doomed. Constantinople, the city located where the East meets the West was founded by Constantine in A.D. 330...
  • Dethroning idols from the mind
    Dethroning idols from the mind
    Everyone understands God in their own way. So, one person's understanding is another person's misunderstanding, and what is a god to some is but an idol to others. Idea idols recreate the infinite source of all in our minds – making...
  • Arab mascot
    CA high school pressured to drop ‘Arab’ mascot
    Redskin, shmedskin. An Arab-American advocacy group is seeing red over another decades-old mascot, this one far less well-known than the Washington NFL team icon, which has stirred up a hornet’s nest of protest (h/t CNS News).Meet the...
  • monograms
    The once forgotten monogram industry is making a comeback
    Letters that offer an air of distinction are alive and well with iconic brand names leading the way. As much as love to display brand names on our clothing and possessions, there is still a love of using our own initials and proudly displaying...
  • Icons in Transformation
    Glen Ellyn church art exhibit is a window to heaven
    The eyes are piercing and haunting. They stare at visitors from every direction - in front and from behind.The Icons in Transformation art exhibit, on display at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 393 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn, through July 31...
  • The Liberty Bell: An Iconic Symbol of American Independence in Philadelphia
    The Liberty Bell: An Iconic Symbol of American Independence in Philadelphia
    In the historic square mile stretching from 5th to 6th Streets, and from Race to Walnut Streets lies the internationally known symbol of freedom: The Liberty Bell. Although it is now one of the world's great icons of freedom, the Liberty Bell...
  • Best Icon Sets  for Android
    Best Icon Sets for Android
    My Nexus 4 goes through home screen changes on a daily basis. Finding a good icon set and wallpaper is essential for me to have a the most appealing setup. I show my phone to many people on a daily basis and as a teacher I have numerous students...
  • 'Icons'
    Young Adult novel releases for Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    It's a big, big week in Young Adult fiction novel releases!Fifteen (15!) exciting new titles have come down on this lovely May Tuesday, not the least of which are the much-anticipated new titles from "Beautiful Creatures" author...
  • 'Icons' by Margaret Stohl
    'Beautiful Creatures' co-author Margaret Stohl releases solo novel 'Icons'
    Beautiful Creatures co-author Margaret Stohl marks her solo debut today with the release of Icons, the first in a new science fiction YA series.Icons features a futuristic landscape, in which four teens could be the key to humanity’s...
  • 'Icons' by Margaret Stohl
    'The Hunger Games' fans will want to check out 'Icons' by Margaret Stohl
    The wait continues for the November 22nd theatrical release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. But as fans mark the days remaining on their calendar, they can find some distraction in the form of Margaret Stohl's new solo novel, Icons.Stohl...
  • 'Icons' by Margaret Stohl
    Margaret Stohl announces national tour for 'Icons,' plus read a sneak preview
    Best-selling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures series Margaret Stohl is getting ready to launch her debut solo novel -- and is marking the occasion with a national tour and a free preview of the book's first six chapters.Icons comes out May...
  • 'Icons'
    Prologue and first chapter for Margaret Stohl's 'Icons' revealed
    Anyone else super duperexcited about the upcoming individual novels by "Beautiful Creatures" co-authors Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia?This year, each of the two "Creatures" authors will offer up her first solo book since...
  • Mary Katsilometes, Iconographer and Icons
    Mary Katsilometes, Iconographer and Icons (Photos)
    Ever imagine what it must have been like to watch one of the great artists of the Renaissance paint the ceilings and frescoes that adorn the great cathedrals throughout the world? We sometimes forget that we are living in history, and during our...
  • 'Icons' by Margaret Stohl
    Author Margaret Stohl shares first look at solo novel, 'Icons'
    The cover art for Icons, the first solo novel by Beautiful Creatures co-author Margaret Stohl, has not been officially released yet. But fans got their first glimpse at what the book will look like when Stohl shared a photo of the ARC (Advance...