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Selfies Have Led to 259+ Deaths Since 2011 — Here’s How


It has been widely reported that selfies cause more deaths these days than shark attacks. Now a new study has provided new facts and figures on how at least 259 people have lost their lives while trying to capture smartphone self-portraits since 2011. Researchers at the All India Institute of ...

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Photos of a Massive 1000-Foot Spider Web Blanketing a Greek Town


Greek photographer Alexandros Maragos recently captured an unusual phenomenon in the town of Aitoliko: a 1,000-foot-long (~300m) spider web that blanketed a vast area of the landscape. The web was reportedly spun by thousands of Tetragnatha spiders for mating and to trap the growing mosquito population. “As they built their ...

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