Tourists may face the death penalty for entering an area of Mai Khao beach in Phuket, Thailand that will soon be closed over safety concerns because of airplane landings and selfies.
The area, known as the “Unseen Phuket,” is adjacent to runway 09 of the Phuket International Airport.
A Chinese subway station sparked furor online after refusing to let a goth woman board a train because her makeup was allegedly too scary.
According to the woman, security officers prevented her from entering a subway station in Guangzhou for wearing a long black dress, dark red lipstick and purple eyeshadow, the BBC reports.
A “group selfie” capturing a moment of awe-inspiring innocence has gone viral on social media.
The image shared by Indian photographer Atul Kasbekar and actor Boman Irani, shows five kids posing for a selfie.
A Swedish blogger is making everyone’s stomach turn after she posted a controversial selfie showing her face and parts of her upper body covered in her own period blood.
Indianapolis Colts cornerback Arthur Maulet recently posted a photo of himself with a racist term embedded on the image.
The 25-year-old football player is shown posing for a selfie using the words “Chinky Eyes Yoa Ming” to describe his eyes.
The selfie trend which highlights the arches of the female body has only recently taken over Instagram feeds of followers of many Filipina celebrities.
Aptly called the “butt over back” (also known as the BOB) selfie, the shot involves capturing the woman’s backside from over her shoulder while on her stomach.
A 16-year-old girl miraculously survived after a speeding train hit her head, cracking her skull wide open while she was taking selfies with her friends by the railroad in Purworejo, Central Java, Indonesia.
According to The Sun, the victim, identified as Ely Hayati, was behind her three friends when they decided to take the selfie by the tracks while a train was passing by.
Kimiko Nishimoto is adored the world over as the undisputed “Queen of Selfies” for her creative, unconventional, and at times, hilariously over the top photos.
The fun-loving octagenarian from Japan gained internet stardom when adorable images of her in hilarious poses went viral on social media last year.
A woman who was posing for a photo inside a Los Angeles gallery accidentally knocked over a pillar, sparking a domino effect that ruined an art installation reportedly worth as much as $200,000.
Moments before the excruciating incident took place, tourists can be seen in the security footage observing inside a room installed with dozens of pillars of various sizes lined up in four rows, with art pieces placed on top of them.
If you want to take your selfie game to the next level for National Selfie Day, you’ll have to travel all the way to South Korea.
Life Studio is a pop-up photography studio that offers South Korean selfie takers hundreds of resources, including various makeovers, props, different background colors and themes to make your pictures look like they were shot professionally.
We must admit, many staple selfie poses we see today are pretty much inspired by the photo poses popularized by the Japanese. From the iconic peace sign to the eccentric duck-face, self-photography enthusiasts have borrowed the poses from Japanese teen girls, the pioneers of the kawaii gestures, when posing for photos.
As global trend-setters of what is considered to be cute, it is fitting that a J-pop idol group composed of young Japanese girls give us all a short lesson in the iconic girl photo poses.
Selfie addicts take heed: a security researcher from Japan is now warning against doing a particular picture pose that is very popular among Asians.
According to Japan’s National Institute of Informatics professor Isao Echizen, flashing the V (peace or victory) sign, which supposedly exposes two fingerprints, may potentially lead to identity theft, according to RocketNews24.