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This 18th Century Statue Got Knocked Over By A Brazilian Tourist Who Was Taking A Photo

Meanwhile, this happened in the National Museum of Ancient Art during free-entrance Sunday.

If you are into art and history, visiting a museum is always a pleasant experience. It allows you to enjoy and appreciate the artists and culture from many years ago. It’s pretty much like riding a time machine or something!

Unless, of course, you are too busy taking pictures that you forget to focus on all the beauty surrounding you.

Case in point, a Brazilian tourist accidentally knocked over an 18th century Saint Michael statue while trying to take a photo of something.

This recently happened at the National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon during their free-entrance Sunday. The tourist was backing off when he unintentionally knocked the sculpture down, shattering it to pieces.

While taking a photo, a Brazilian tourist accidentally knocked over this 18th century sculpture of Saint Michael.

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Nuno Miguel Rodrigues was on the museum when the shocking incident took place. He took a photo of the destroyed sculpture and posted it on Facebook. It immediately went viral. He captioned the heartbreaking image:

“It’s the price to be paid for free entrances on the first Sunday of every month.”

Museum staff assures that the statue can still be restored, although it would take a lengthy process.

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Jose Alberto Seabra Carvalho, deputy director of the museum, said:

“I’ve been working in the museum for many years and cannot recall anything similar happening.”

As of this writing, investigations are being conducted and the identity of the Brazilian tourist is still being kept confidential. Meanwhile, the staff of the museum said that restoration of the smashed sculpture is possible, although it would take a lengthy, difficult process.

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25 Photos That Will Satisfy Your Inner Perfectionist

These photos so perfect, they just might bring you nirvana!

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In a world that's full of daily chaos and mess, finding perfection is never easy - but fret not, perfectionists! We have compiled 25 photos that will make you breathe easy and perhaps even smile. These photos are so perfect they might bring you nirvana!

Let's start off with some animals being naturally picture-perfect.

1. Most precise coin-head cutouts you'll see!

Most precise coin-head cutouts you'll see!

2. A tiny wave perfectly making a layer of blanket.

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Artist Dad Transforms His Kid’s Drawings Into Realistic, Creepy Photos

Check out how this cool dad recreates his son’s drawings into realistically funny – and creepy – images.

When you're a kid and have a wild imagination, drawing is always an exciting outlet for your creativity. Although you may not be that artistically-gifted yet at your age, you don’t allow your skills (or lack of it) to stop you from picking up a pencil and then doodling like crazy. It’s fun after all!

Take it from 6-year-old Dom who enjoys drawing and then uploads his artworks online via Instagram. What makes his stuff really special though is how his supportive father recreates his images into realistic, funny versions.

As the photos below show us, Dom truly has a wonderful imagination and a pretty awesome dad.

Browse on and see for yourself:...

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Awesome Dad Turns His Toddler Into Wonder Woman In This Epic Photoshoot

Watch your back, Gal Gadot. This youngster might just be your future replacement!

It’s been a big year for Wonder Woman.

This year, the iconic female superhero from DC Comics celebrated her 75th anniversary and has recently been named by the United Nations as an honorary ambassador for women empowerment.

The character also appeared in the blockbuster movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice portrayed by Israeli bombshell Gal Gadot. A solo movie is in the works and is expected to hit theaters worldwide come June 2017.

Now allow us to tell you about cool photographer dad Josh Rossi who recently achieved viral fame after he dressed up Nellee, his 3-year-old toddler, as Wonder Woman for an epic photoshoot....

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