The quest to get the perfect selfie has led many down a very dangerous path, where we have heard and read countless stories of people dying as a result of that. Sometimes it was due to them not being aware of their surroundings, while other times there were some who took unnecessary risk to get that perfect shot.
It seems that wildlife officials now would like to have a say in the connected age where snapping selfies with animals is not the greatest idea in the world. After all, having such concern is pretty valid, taking into consideration how there have been reports of fatal accidents that involve the snapping of selfies in the presence of wild animals – and the most recent one would involve that of […]
We’ve all seen the lengths that people will go to in order to take the perfect selfie, people have ended up hurting and even killing themselves, and yet there’s always a new story about someone’s selfie-taking habits causing damage. The victim in this particular incident is a 126-year-old statue in Lisbon, Portugal.
Shooting a selfie is one thing, but to do so when you run the risk of being detected and caught by the long arm of the law? That can be considered to be foolish, which is what Jessie Umberger found out to her dismay. Apparently, what looked to be a seemingly innocent selfie with Jessie Umberger and her sister Amber smiling in the mirror has resulted in her being sent […]
We humans do get mesmerized by great looking scenery and sights, and it is not a surprise at all. After all, there is something about a beautiful sight that soothes the soul and restores balance to one’s thoughts. However, we have also grown to a point where we love our narcissistic selves so much, selfies do seem to be the way forward. Hence, a pair of benches in Wales that […]
Somehow or rather, folks do seem to want to go for more and more glamorous selfies – and more often than not, such attempts will also be dangerous. Teens especially do think that they are invincible, and some have suffered serious injuries, while others have resulted in death despite warnings by the police. The latest selfie attempt by a teen ended up in a gruesome manner, as she was swept […]
It looks like selfie related deaths are getting all too common these days, and more must be done about the alarming situation than just to issue warnings. Apparently, what was supposed to be a joyous occasion turned out to have a sad ending when a schoolboy fell to his death at the zoo, allegedly while snapping a selfie, right after his final exams were over.
Hey you out there, yes, you who happen to love snapping selfies just about wherever you go! It looks like a selfie stick is no longer all the rage, especially since you will be able to take advantage of a selfie drone that will not only help you shoot selfies from various angles, but also boast of the ability to snap 360-degree panoramas.
Snapping selfies have become such a norm these days, that if you were placed in a situation where it is said to be close to impossible to snap a good selfie, what would you do? Well, from the website of the prefecture of Zelenograd in Russia came a complaint from a lady who was not too happy that she is no longer able to snap selfies in the elevator of […]
Snapping selfies are supposed to be fun – but not to the point when you go somewhere dangerous and fall down two stories in an effort to get a glorified shot of yourself. Having said that, shooting a selfie when you are in the progress of robbing a place is also not a good idea at all, and it is an even worse idea to put up said selfie on […]
Snapping selfies is something that many of us do in this day and age, especially with the advancement of camera technology used in smartphones. However, because of that, there has also been a fair amount of physical danger that fell upon those who wanted to snap selfies – deaths included. In the video above, you can see a group of children who want to snap a selfie of themselves while […]
Remember Naruto? The crested Sulawesi macaque that actually took a selfie while looking real good a couple of years back? It was then stated to belong to the public domain, but it seems that Naruto has filed an appeal concerning its copyright case .Wait a minute here, can a monkey actually file an appeal?
Selfies are pretty big these days, and it does not look as though the selfie trend is about to die off anytime soon. In fact, we have even seen strides made in the realm of selfie phone cases, not to mention special software to brighten up your face in a selfie, as found in the likes of the Oppo F1. Casio intends to ride on the coattails of selfie popularity […]
It seems that snapping selfies is not going to be a trend that is about to die off anytime soon, but will continue to take off in a big way. And what better way to do so than to come up with an even more compelling selfie stick? After all, selfie sticks might help reduce the number of selfie-attributed deaths if used properly, and here is a Kickstarter campaign for […]