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Bison Selfie Turns Ugly for Woman at Yellowstone

Bison Selfie Turns Ugly for Woman at Yellowstone

When deciding whether or not to take a selfie with a wild animal, you gotta do some risk-reward calculations. Is taking a selfie with a bison worth the risk? I don’t know, it’s not that cool. But hey, if you want to risk it … Don’t be like this 43-year-old mom, who was unable to surreptitiously snap the photo before …

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White House Lifts Ban on Photos, Social Media Posts

White House Lifts Ban on Photos, Social Media Posts

After 40 years of surreptitiously snapping photos of the White House during public tours, people can now do it out in the open. The White House has lifted its ban on taking photos during tours of the Presidential mansion. Not only that, but it’s now encouraging people to do so and to share the photos across social media using the …

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Disney Is Banning Selfie Sticks

Disney Is Banning Selfie Sticks

If you’re planning a trip to any Disney World, you should leave your selfie sticks at home. Disney has announced that, effective Tuesday, selfie sticks will no longer be allowed into any Disney World theme park. This also includes Disney World water parks or DisneyQuest. A similar ban goes into effect on June 30 at Disneyland in California. “We strive …

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Apple Bans Your Dumb Selfie Sticks at Next Event

Selfie sticks offer a much better solution to getting a photo of yourself than actually approaching another human being and asking them to help, so they have that going for them. They also make you look pretty silly, unfortunately. That’s the quandary many selfie-lovers face on a daily basis. But if you attend Apple’s next event, its annual Worldwide Developers …

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Mesa Shooting Victim Has Ultimate But First, Let Me Take a Selfie Moment

I most certainly require medical attention, but first let me take a selfie. One way to document a traumatic ordeal is to Snapchat it and send it to your friends. Isaac Martinez, who was one of the people shot in the Mesa, Arizona shooting spree on Wednesday, took that route. Arizona Republic reporter Yihyun Jeong tweeted out Martinez’s selfies, one …

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Everyone Must Get a Selfie with This Gold Van Double Parked at a Walmart

In Maricopa, Arizona, there’s a new local celebrity. It’s not a person, but an old, gold van that’s terribly parked in the local Walmart parking lot. For some reason, the golden Oldsmobile Silhouette is the must-selfie location of the year. There’s even a 500+ member Facebook group devoted to discussing and posting selfies with the van. “This group was made …

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Selfie Seekers Caught Carving Initials into the Colosseum

What would you do for the perfect selfie? Would you deface a landmark – one of the most famous historical locations in the world? Two Californian women did. The Guardian reports that security at Rome’s Colosseum caught the women, aged 21 and 25, shortly after carving their initials into the ancient rock. The two were apparently able to scratch a …

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Selfies Contributed to Fatal Plane Crash, Says NTSB

In May of last year, two men were killed when their Cessna 150 crashed in a field outside Denver, Colorado. Now, the National Transportation Safety Board has issued its official report – and the agency is saying that selfies likely contributed to the fatal crash. According to the NTSB, a GoPro recovered near the scene gave clues as to what …

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Ellen DeGeneres Celebrates 57th Birthday, Takes Selfies With Wife Portia De Rossi

Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres have been together for nearly a decade, and it’s pretty clear that the couple are deeply in love. De Rossi and DeGeneres shared a couple of photos that they took the day before Ellen’s 57th birthday. The photos show Portia and Ellen without any make-up, embracing on a beach with a beautiful sunset in …

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Here’s an Insane, Ballsy Selfie from Atop Christ the Redeemer

Cristo Redentor, known to the English-speaking world as Christ the Redeemer, is a giant statue of Jesus Christ located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue itself is nearly 100 feet tall, stands atop a 26-ft tall base, which is itself positioned at the peak of the 2,300-ft Corcovado mountain. Or if measurements aren’t your thing–it’s really freaking tall. And …

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Selfie, Hashtag, and More Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary

If you’re set to have a kid anytime after today, you should quietly weep for it–it’ll never grow up in a world where the word “selfie” isn’t in the official Merriam-Webster dictionary. The famous Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary is adding over 150 news words this year, and they’ve just announced a handful of them. The list of new words includes some …

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Florida Man Facebooks Cop-Adjacent Drug Deal Photos

Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is staying busy, as always. A Port St. Lucie man has been arrested after–well, after doing a lot of dumb things. According to the Martin County Sheriff’s office, 21–year-old Taylor Harrison has been arrested and held on $55,000 bond after selling drugs to undercover narcotics agents. Oh, and right before that, he apparently took …

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