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A 40,000 year-old sculpture made entirely from mammoth ivory

Behold Lion Man, an ancient figurine sculpted from a mammoth's tusk. Discovered back in 1939, this remarkable ice age piece was initially dated at 32,000 years-old, but a new carbon dating analysis has pushed it further back in time to 40,000 years ago — making it the oldest figurative sculpture ever discovered. So… »2/08/13 4:00pm2/08/13 4:00pm

In Ecuador, insane giant sculptures of The Hulk and Hellboy invade on New Year's Eve

For New Year's Eve in Ecuador, massive paper-and-wood figures known as "años viejos" (Spanish for "old years") are burnt to usher out the past 365 days. These elaborate sculptures depict everyone from Chucky the evil doll to Cable from the X-Men, who are all summarily incinerated as the clock runs down. »12/28/11 8:50pm12/28/11 8:50pm