Why the Statue of Liberty's Arm Lived In a NYC Park For Six Years

It took a very long time for the Statue of Liberty to find a home on Liberty Island. In fact, for several years, her creators showed off pieces of her body in NYC and Philadelphia in an effort to drum up funds to finance the statue's completion. The picture above is from New York City's Madison Square Park, where her … » 1/27/14 2:40pm 1/27/14 2:40pm

This Life-Size Statue of Liberty Replica Shows Her Pre-Patina Shine

The last time France saw the Statue of Liberty, the copper sculpture was in pieces, being shipped to New York for permanent installation. But this summer in Paris, Vietnamese artist Danh Vo has installed his recreation of the iconic monument in 30 copper fragments, each an exact replica of the original—right down to… » 7/27/13 4:00pm 7/27/13 4:00pm

Nine Timeless Monuments Photobombed By the Modern Era

They may not be as adorable as a baby sloth, but these nine examples of new tech invading old come from our friends at Oobject. » 4/13/12 9:00pm 4/13/12 9:00pm

Lady Liberty's Badass Freedom Cams Are Live

We were excited to hear that the Statue of Liberty had been outfitted with some rad webcams in honor of her 125th birthday. Well Big Mother's eyes in the sky just went live and holy hell are they cool. » 10/28/11 4:20pm 10/28/11 4:20pm

Big Mother Is Watching: Statue of Liberty Gets Panoramic Webcams

Soon you'll be able to see the world from Lady Liberty's vantage without ever visiting New York. The Statue of Liberty is getting a sweet 125th birthday gift: five webcams that will broadcast sweeping panoramas 24 hours a day. » 10/24/11 4:20pm 10/24/11 4:20pm

What the Statue of Liberty Looked Like in 1886

Thanks to some photoshop wizardry, we have a picture of what the Statue of Liberty looked like in her younger years. Which is to say, very penny like! But no matter what color her dress is, she's still a beaut. » 5/10/11 6:20pm 5/10/11 6:20pm

Post Office Uses Wrong Statue of Liberty for Stamp

In an admirable effort to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Staute of Liberty, the U.S. Post Office has issued a commemorative first-class stamp! Of the wrong Statue of Liberty. » 4/15/11 10:20am 4/15/11 10:20am

The Statue of Liberty Hit By Lightning

I know that this must have happened more than once, but for the love of Thor, what a spectacular shot this is. The Lady of the Harbor standing still against the forces of nature. » 10/15/10 10:20am 10/15/10 10:20am