• Tourist Breaks 200-Year-OId Sculpture by Sitting on It to Take a Picture

    4 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    Earlier this month, an Austrian tourist learned a tough lesson at the Antonio Canova Museum in Possagno, Italy: don't sit on the sculptures. While posing for a photo with a 200-year-old plaster cast of a famous statue, the tourist leaned on and broke off several of the sculpture's toes.
    The incident took place on July 31st, and the whole thing was captured by a security camera.
    In the footage above, you can see the man literally lay down on the 19th century sculpture for a photo. When he gets up, he clearly realizes that something's gone wrong, attempts to “reattach” the toes, and then...
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