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2013-08-01 23:01:14

EarthCam delivers five unique webcam views from the balcony of Lady Liberty. New York (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 EarthCam’s popular Statue of Liberty Cams will be back online tomorrow and people around the world are invited to experience an exclusive look at New York City from Lady Liberty’s perspective once again. Tomorrow is a particularly special day as it marks the 179th birthday of Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, the French sculptor responsible for bringing the Statue of Liberty to...

2012-11-15 08:28:13

MEDFORD, Ore., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Author, artist, and futurist Jay Jarvie has assembled a team of business professionals to help him in building what may be the most significant public artwork project since the completion of Mt. Rushmore (1939). From his original sculpture artwork titled: Providence Lifts All, Jarvie intends to re-create the sculpture on a much grander scale. At 140 foot tall, the bronze monument will be second in height to no other US sculptures, other than the...

Massive Easter Island Statues Were Walked Into Place Not Rolled
2012-10-26 10:49:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For centuries, magnificent stone structures, known as Moai, have stood at attention, seemingly guarding one of the world´s most remote islands--Polynesia´s Easter Island--from the unknown. But why these statues are here has not been as much of an enigma, as to how they got here. That conundrum, which has been steeped in mystery, may have finally been answered, thanks to the efforts of a team of US anthropologists and...

2012-07-13 23:01:35

Lotus Sculpture is proud to announce a partnership with the Chopra Center Marketplace, located at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California, to sell one-of-a-kind, handcrafted Hindu God and Buddha statues, produced directly from Asian artisans. Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Lotus Sculpture is proud to announce a partnership with the Chopra Center Marketplace, located at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California, to sell one-of-a-kind, handcrafted Hindu God and...

2012-01-31 18:23:00

U.S. Forest Service's Renewal of Jesus Statue Permit Seen as Triumph Over Attempted Government Religious Viewpoint Discrimination KALISPELL, Mont., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute announces a great victory for veterans, the Knights of Columbus, and the people of Flathead Valley, in Northwest Montana in a battle to protect a statue of Jesus from being removed from atop a ski resort on Big Mountain in Whitefish, MT. Following an outpouring of public...

2011-08-01 08:00:00

ROME, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is here and at Venere.com [http://www.venere.com ], we've got our minds thinking about holiday getaways. How about a trip to each of the New Seven Wonders of the World? To make things even more interesting, how about taking that trip by bicycle? We have everything already planned out, including how much water you would need to drink and how many total calories you would burn. We've also listed some facts about each world wonder on the...

2011-03-29 10:55:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Online travel agency vayama.com is offering discounted international airfares to the seven new wonders of the world from $218 total. This is part of vayama's Wonders of the World contest, available through the vayama deals page (http://www.vayama.com/travel-deals/). Travelers can submit their favourite wonder of the world and win up to $777 per person for a pair of airline vouchers to their desired wonder of the world. Of the original...

2009-03-20 06:22:00

VFI Overseas Property, a luxury homes builder, has announced details of The 7 Wonders of the World, a development that is being constructed in Soverato, in the region of Calabria. ROME, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe's fastest growing property developer is now introducing a new standard to luxury homes construction in southern Italy. Named "The 7 Wonders of the World," the gated community will feature indoor and outdoor pools along with a restaurant, bar, wellness spa centre, fitness suite...

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2008-08-07 13:45:00

On Thursday, Austrians in Vienna are celebrating the 100 year-old discovery of a tiny but voluptuous figurine that dates back 25,000 years to a time when mammoths roamed the region. Austria is going all out Friday to fete the limestone beauty known as the Venus of Willendorf for the hamlet along the Danube where archaeologists stumbled upon her a century ago. They will celebrate with Venus wine, Venus chocolates, and pancakes with Venus jam. The Venus of Willendorf is just 4 inches tall but...