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Two tourists were determined to get that perfect shot and climbed atop a priceless statue before taking a photo.

Hanging onto the a marble statue of Hercules at the the Loggia dei Militi palace in Cremona, the men’s weight allegedly led the Roman hero’s crown to drop to the ground and shatter, the Daily Mail reports.

Now the unnamed men, whose country of residence hasn’t been revealed, could face criminal charges.

The palace dates back to 1292 and the early 1700s statue depicting a pair or Hercules figures is a beloved symbol of the city.

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I don't care,

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dusty1 Post time: 2015-5-7 14:59
I don't care,

Those who have nothing else will have "selfie"

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Heavy lies the crown...
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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dostoevskydr Post time: 2015-5-7 16:40
Those who have nothing else will have "selfie"

Did you know the word selfie is Australian slang?

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dusty1 Post time: 2015-5-7 18:41
Did you know the word selfie is Australian slang?

Bogan slang most like. The original "selfie" was on an ABC forum.. the exact context is:

2002 ABC Online (forum posting) 13 Sept.
“Um, drunk at a mates 21st, I tripped ofer [sic] and landed lip first (with front teeth coming a very close second) on a set of steps. I had a hole about 1cm long right through my bottom lip. And sorry about the focus, it was a selfie.”

source OED word of the year blog.
http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2013/11/word-of-the-year-2013-winner/
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They should have the proverbial book thrown at them, a fine of commensurate proportion, plus anything else the locals can dream up.
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