Memo to self - when taking a selfie

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News you can use from the UK Independent:

Selfies are killing more people than shark attacks
More people have died while trying to taking a ‘selfie’ than from shark attacks this year.

So far, 12 people have lost their life while trying to take a photo of themselves. But the number of people who have died as a result of a shark attack was only eight, according to the Huffington Post.

A 66-year-old tourist from Japan recently died after falling down some stairs while trying to take a photo at the Taj Mahal in India.

In July, a woman from Mississippi was gored to death by a bison while visiting Yellowstone National Park. She had been trying to take a selfie in close proximity to the animals, the Telegraph reported.

Earlier this year the Russian government distributed an illustrated booklet to warn people of dangerous scenarios involved in taking such pictures as part of its Safe Selfie campaign.

And those fools who pose hanging off the edge of tall buildings especially give me the willies...

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