Karl Marx’s hometown unveils giant bronze statue on philosopher’s 200th birthday

Karl Marx’s hometown unveils giant bronze statue on philosopher’s 200th birthday

Posted May 05, 2018 23:20:55 Photo: Marx laid the philosophical foundations for Communism in two famous works, the Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital. (AP: Michael Probst) A larger-than-life statue of Communist philosopher Karl Marx was unveiled on Saturday on the 200th anniversary of his birth in the western German town …

Port Botany site’s $50 million redevelopment, including James Cook statue, set to transform historic site

Port Botany site’s $50 million redevelopment, including James Cook statue, set to transform historic site

By Nick Sas Updated April 28, 2018 18:28:37 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the revamp of Sydney’s historical Port Botany site, the place of the first encounter between Europeans and Indigenous Australians, will allow the country to “celebrate, understand and interpret” the “momentous place” it is. The plan, revealed today, …

How a beached statue sparked a unique Easter ritual and transformed a region’s religious beliefs – RN

How a beached statue sparked a unique Easter ritual and transformed a region’s religious beliefs – RN

Posted March 30, 2018 08:00:00 Photo: Hundreds of families visit deceased family members at Larantuka’s cemetery. (Supplied: Anthony McKee ) Related Story: Origin of Easter: From pagan rituals to bunnies and chocolate eggs One day just over 500 years ago, a fisherman found a beautiful statue of a woman washed …