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  • The Salute that Shocked the World and Helped Change a Nation
    The Salute that Shocked the World and Helped Change a Nation
    It was the morning of October 16th, 1968, and the 200 meter track race had just finished at the Olympic Games in Mexico City. U.S. athlete Tommie Smith placed first with a world-record time of 19.83 seconds. Close behind were Australian Peter...
  • Student gets stuck in giant vagina statue
    Student gets stuck in giant vagina statue: 22 firefighters 'Making Love' rescue
    A student gets stuck in a giant vagina statue is one weird news story making people scratch their heads — and others simply laugh — this afternoon. While in Germany, a U.S. exchange student found himself trapped in a rather tight spot...
  • Rock and Roll Museum-McDonald's
    The Beatles and Elvis appear at a Chicago McDonald's restaurant
    The Beatles were that, very popular, 1960’s rock group that consisted of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Elvis is Elvis Presley, who was a late 1950’s, very popular, hips-gyrating rock star. McDonald's...
  • Horse Statue-Metra Station
    Why is a horse at a Metra train station?
    At Chicago’s LaSalle Street Metra train station (This horse is on the east side of Financial Place between Congress Parkway and Van Buren Street.) there is a horse. No one has ridden this equine. Could it be because Metra trains provide...
  • Proposed Roselle Veteran's Memorial
    Contribute to Roselle's Veterans Memorial
    The corner of Irving Park Road and Park Street in Roselle will soon feature two bronze statues and seven flagpoles.Upon land donated by the village, a Veterans Memorial is slated for completion this Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11).The Memorial will...
  • Statue
    Kurt Cobain statue erected in hometown of Aberdeen, WA
    Arguably the father of grunge music (or at least one of its forerunners), Kurt Cobain was born yesterday, February 20, in 1967. His hometown of Aberdeen, WA actually celebrates this every year, but it's not always a celebratory occasion...
  • Weeping Virgin Mary Statue
    "Weeping" Virgin Mary Statue in Tarhisha, Israel
    Thousands of people have already visited what is being considered miraculous to say the least. The statue is in the living room ofOsama and Amira Khoury where more than 2,000 visitors have been to visit the Virgin Mary Statue.It seems to be...
  • Satan statue, aliens look like us
    Top news: Satan statue proposed for OK Capitol building, aliens 'look like us'
    Below are key excerpts of important news articles on a Satan statue proposed for the Oklahoma State Capitol building, a former Canadian minister of defense claiming the presence on earth of alien species some of whom 'look just like us, the...
  • Satanic group wants 7-foot-tall statue of Satan at Oklahoma state capitol
    Satanic group wants 7-foot-tall statue of Satan at Oklahoma state capitol
    As reported by the Associated Press on Monday, a satanic group from New York is pushing to have a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan erected at the Oklahoma state capitol. Apparently, this group of satanists, along with other groups, such as the ACLU,...
  • Homeless Jesus
    Homeless Jesus statue presented to Pope Francis by sculptor Timothy Schmalz
    A reflective bronze sculpture of a Homeless Jesus, crafted by contemporary Christian artist Timothy Schmalz, was presented to Pope Francis on Wednesday according to Vatican News.The Homeless Jesus statue arrived in Rome from Canada and was...
  • College students imitating ‘Wrecking Ball’ video cause removal of campus statue
    College students imitating ‘Wrecking Ball’ video cause removal of campus statue
    Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich. is dealing with a campus situation thanks to Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” video, reported Eonline.com Tues. Sept. 17th.Miley Cyrus, who has been causing big waves since her...
  • Amy Winehouse tribute
    Amy Winehouse to receive Broadway tribute; statue unveiling delayed
    As part of the “Broadway Sings” concert series, the late-singer Amy Winehouse is scheduled to receive an all-star tribute on Sept. 9 from more than 20 of Broadway’s biggest stars. A list of performers includes “Rent”...
  • Ron Santo Statue
    Chicago Cubs have art: Ron Santo
    Ron Santo’s, bronze statue is at the northwest corner of the N. Sheffield Avenue and Addison Street intersection. Outside of Wrigley Field, and facing north, this statue shows Santo balanced on his right foot in the process of throwing a...
  • Ernie Banks Stands Tall
    Chicago Cubs have art: Ernie Banks
    Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, is art. A statue of Ernie Banks is on the side of Wrigley Field, approximately 100 feet north of the Addison Avenue and Clark Street intersection in Chicago. Lou Cella is Ernie’s sculptor. Rotblatt-Amrany Fine Art...
  • Jackie Robinson statue
    Brooklyn's Jackie Robinson statue vandalized with racial slurs
    Brooklyn’s Jackie Robinson statue was vandalized with racial slurs and a swastika. The vandal used a black marker to tarnish the statue with graffiti that included the n word and “anti-Semitic comments.”The Jackie Robinson statue...