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Swedish Blogger Covers Face in Menstrual Blood in Controversial Selfie in Bali

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.

The “conscious blogger,” Maxinne Björk, shared the not safe for work selfie late last month, which was tagged in Ubud, a town located in Bali, Indonesia, according to Coconuts Bali.

Indonesian Teen Gets Skull Cracked By Train While Taking Selfie With Friends

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.

Woman’s Selfie Attempt Destroys $200,000 Art Installation Near L.A. Chinatown

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.

South Korea Just Got the Most Epic Selfie Studio in the World

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.

How Kawaii Japanese Girls Have Taken Photos for the Last 300 Years

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.

Thieves Can Actually Use Your Favorite Asian Pose to Steal Your Identity

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.