Why is there a rabbit in Nelson Mandela’s ear?
A ‘hare-raising’ situation has developed in South Africa with the discovery of an unintended addition to a statue dedicated to the former president.
2x4s transformed into surreal sculptures
Sculptor Morgan Herrin creates classic works with a surreal twist through an unlikely medium: construction-grade lumber.
The wooded area around the U.K. town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire has fallen pray to some amazing guerrilla art as of late. For weeks, residents were stumped as to who carved these amazing pieces of work into nearby trees.
The Georgia Guidestones, sometimes referred to as the “American Stonehenge,” is a granite monument erected in Elbert County, Ga., in 1979. The stones are engraved in eight languages, each relaying 10 “new” commandments for “an Age of Reason.”
Though the monument contains no encrypted messages, its purpose and origin remain shrouded in mystery. They were commissioned by a man who has yet to be properly identified, who went by the pseudonym of R.C. Christian.
Of the 10 commandments, the first one is perhaps the most controversial: “Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature.” Many have taken it to be a license to cull the human population down to the specified number, and critics of the stones have called for them to be destroyed.
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Giant butter sculpture to power a farm for three days
How a 1,000-pound butter sculpture became an alternative power source for an entire farm.
This praying mantis sculpture was carved from a single block of ice. Check out some more amazing ice and snow sculptures.