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February 6th, 2014
05:39 AM ET

What Do You Think of This Statue?

A controversy this morning on the campus of Wellesley College in Massachusetts.

Imagine waking up, looking out your window and seeing this statue of a mostly naked man. Sleepwalking.

It's a piece of art part of a exhibition of the sculptor's work at the Wellesley College museum but some at the all-female school are demanding the statue be taken down.

They're calling it stress-inducing, and saying it triggers thoughts of sexual assault.

The college says the goal of the exhibition is to provoke discussion.

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December 30th, 2013
06:14 AM ET

Man Pays $660 for 17th Century Masterpiece

Imagine buying a painting and then being told its worth 1,000 times what you paid for it.

That's what happened on the British version of "Antiques Roadshow."

The owner paid $660 for a portrait that turned out to be the work of 17th century Flemish artist Anthony van Dyck.

It's considered a masterpiece and it's valued now at $660,000!

The owner, a priest, says he wants to sell the painting to buy new bells for his church.

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