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Tourist dies after falling into active volcano while posing for a photo

Apr 23, 2024
Alex Baker

A Chinese tourist fell 250 feet into an active volcano in Indonesia while taking photos. The woman allegedly tripped on her clothing close to the…

Photographer dies shooting large waves in Canary Islands

Apr 12, 2024
Alex Baker

A Czech man died after falling into the sea in Tenerife, Spain while photographing huge waves. The incident occurred in the coastal town of Puerto…

Instagrammer falls to her death while taking a selfie

Apr 9, 2024
Alex Baker

A beautician and popular Instagrammer fell 120 feet to her death in the country of Georgia while taking a selfie. The 39-year-old woman apparently climbed…

Woman plunges to her death off 66 ft waterfall while trying to retrieve her tripod

Mar 8, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

In a heartbreaking incident this past weekend, a young woman lost her life after falling off a waterfall in Lamington National Park, Australia. Ujvala Vemuru,…

Man dares a lion for a selfie, gets mauled to death

Feb 19, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

On Thursday, a man jumped into a lion enclosure in India, wanting to take a selfie. Sadly, the man lost his life as the animal…

“Pandemic of selfies” causing mass damage to art museums, says insurer

Feb 16, 2024
Alex Baker

Selfies are not only a danger to ourselves, but they are also an issue for priceless works of art. Specialist art insurer Hiscox has reported…

Young photographer falls 300 feet into canyon while taking a photo

Feb 5, 2024
Alex Baker

A photographer fell to his death at Moon Overlook near Torrey, Utah, after he lost his footing trying to get a better composition. The tragedy…

Singaporean tourist dies after falling from cliff edge while taking photos

Jan 2, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

A Singaporean tourist, Nur Aisyah Binte MD Akbar (39), tragically died after falling off a cliff while taking a photo with her husband. The tragedy occurred at Minnewaska State Park near Rochester, New York, on December 22, 2023.

Selfie-obsessed tourists sink a gondola in Venice

Dec 11, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Taking the perfect Instagram shot sometimes isn’t worth the risk, and a group of tourists from China recently learned this the hard way. Their gondola ride through the picturesque canals of Venice took a soggy turn when their boat capsized – all thanks to selfie-taking. They ignored their gondolier’s instructions to sit down and ended up in the cold, murky waters of the canal.

Selfie-deaths now a public health problem, say researchers

Nov 29, 2023
Alex Baker

Taking selfies is now a ‘public health problem’ according to researchers in Australia, following a spate of deaths at popular beauty spots. The study revealed…