Antiques Roadshow: Expert reluctant to value bronze statue and you WON’T believe why

Antiques Roadshow aired on BBC One last Sunday, and it saw a rather tense moment involving expert Ronnie Archer-Morgan. The expert was shown a bronze statue which he believed was made just before the First World War. The owner then revealed that it was left to her by a great friend, and it was given […]

The ‘Fearless Girl’ statue is on the move to her new home in front of the New York Stock Exchange

The “Fearless Girl” statue, a symbol of female can-do business spirit, has been removed from her spot opposite Wall Street’s “Charging Bull.” The statue will move to a location in front of the New York Stock Exchange by the end of this year, said officials. State Street Global Advisors placed the statue opposite Wall Street’s […]

A life-size, moving Gundam statue is being built in Japan

If you happen to be in Tokyo for the Olympic Games in 2020 and dig giant robots, it might be worth paying a visit to nearby Yokohama. A project called Gundam Factory Yokohama is working with the city to create a life-size, moving Gundam statue to help mark the franchise’s 40th anniversary. The project is […]

Netflix’s ‘Sabrina’ facing real-life Satanists’ wrath for ripping off iconic goat-headed statue

The Satanic Temple is set to sue Netflix over the portrayal of devil-worshippers in the witchy series ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.’ The show features an ‘unholy’ statue which real Satanists claim is subject to copyright. ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ is a darker, closer-to-the-bone reboot of the late 1990s sitcom ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch.’ […]

India inaugurates world's tallest statue, but some locals call it ‘celebration of death’

India has drawn awe from every corner of the world as it unveiled its Statue of Unity, a monumental 182 meter-high effigy which costs an eye-watering $ 400 million. The monument has become the world’s tallest statue. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning inaugurated the statue, located in India’s western state of Gujarat, and […]

Hunt for 'Googly Eye Bandit' is on in Georgia after war hero's statue gets funny eyes

Police in Savannah, Georgia, are looking for a prankster who put googly eyes on the statue of a revolutionary war hero. “It’s no laughing matter,” the city stressed, and was taken seriously by absolutely no-one. The Savannah city government on Thursday issued a call to public to help it catch the perpetrator, who vandal-eyezed the […]

Bad news for golden Erdogan statue in Germany – first defaced, now gets removed (VIDEO)

Firefighters in the central German city of Wiesbaden removed a controversial golden statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan overnight. Local authorities said “security could no longer be guaranteed.” Public broadcaster ZDF reported that police had to “protect” the statue from angry residents, as well as separating some Kurdish and Turkish Germans following a “fierce […]

‘Silent Sam’ Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

Gerry Broome/AP A Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill was toppled during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as “Silent Sam” as a symbol of racist heritage. Once it was on the ground, demonstrators kicked it and cheered. UNC leaders previously said state law prevented the […]

This heroic dog who saved 12 people after an earthquake met her own statue — and the photos are adorable

Twitter/allizesalgado Mexico City was hit with an estimated magnitude 7.1 earthquake in September 2017. Frida, a rescue dog, was on site to try and help save people. She was credited with saving at least 12 lives. In July 2018, a statue was unveiled of Frida and her trainer Israel Arauz. Frida appeared to take a liking […]

Post Office owes $3.5M for using wrong Statue of Liberty on a stamp

Enlarge / Original Statue of Liberty is on the left. Robert Davidson’s Las Vegas replica is on the right. (credit: Charles E. Rotkin/CORBIS/VCG via Getty Images, George Rose/Getty Images) A sculptor who created a replica of the Statue of Liberty for a Las Vegas casino was awarded $ 3.5 million in damages last week after […]