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India Unveils the Worl''s Tallest Statue
Offbeat  (tags: India, statue, big cost )

- 237 days ago -
India has unveiled the world's tallest statue, which cost 29.9bn rupees (ï¿¡330m; $430m) to build.
Church Still Investigating 'Weeping' Virgin Mary Statue
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- 341 days ago -
The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs, NM church that appears to be weeping.
Petition: RIP, Tom - Build a Statue of Tom Petty in Gainesville, Florida
Offbeat  (tags: Tom Petty, honor the dead, musician, statue, society, music icon, legendary artists )

- 629 days ago -
Tom Petty was the classic American song writer and deserves a statue built in his honor in his birthplace of Gainesville, Florida. His tragic death at the age of 66, following his triumphant final U.S. tour, has his fans in shock. This would...
Giant 3,000-Year-Old Statue of Pharaoh Ramses II Found Buried in a Cairo Slum Is Hailed as One of the Most Important Discoveries
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- 836 days ago -
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found a massive 26ft (8 metre) statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum. Researchers say it probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago
Scientists Shocked After CT Scan of 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Statue Reveal Mummified Remains of Meditating Monk
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- 1583 days ago -
Mummified remains of a monk have been found encased in a Buddha statue dating back to the 11th or 12th Century.
No Money for a Bronze Col. Sanders Statue? No Problem, Says PETA: Make It Out of Chicken Feces
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- 3450 days ago -
Residents of the tiny town of Corbin, Ky., have a dream: to erect a larger-than-life bronze statue of Corbin's most famous resident, Col. Harlan Sanders, as a downtown tourist attraction. It's a story so reminiscent of a Christopher
Huge Gundam Statue Moving to Shizuoka
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- 3455 days ago -
A "life-size" statue of a Gundom robot from the classis science-fiction franchise of the same name that became a popular tourist attraction when it was standing Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront area last summer will be displayed in Shizuoka starting in Julay
$100,000 Statue Stolen From Dealership Found
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- 3458 days ago -
LINDON -- The mystery involving the disappearance of a statue worth $100,000 from a motorcycle dealership in Lindon over the weekend appears to be solved.
4-Ton Statue Stolen From Lindon Harley-Davidson Store
Offbeat  (tags: Thieves steal, statue, motorcycle )

- 3459 days ago -
Lindon » Police say thieves must've used heavy equipment to make off with a 4-ton statue mounted outside a Utah motorcycle shop
City Relents, PETA Elephant Sculpture Goes Up Downtown
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- 3545 days ago -
A 5-foot-tall statue of a shackled elephant has gone up in a downtown park near Scottrade Center after the city relented on an earlier decision to deny an animal rights group permission to erect the sculpture.

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