Why Self-Portraits Aren't A Good Idea When You're a Burglar

Taking a photo of yourself while inside someone else's house illegally might not be the first, second, or even third thing you'd think to do—especially when using your victim's own camera or cell phone—but, hey, you're probably not a burglar. Taking pics of yourself while holding your victim's property is probably also … » 3/11/14 1:00pm 3/11/14 1:00pm

Hilarious monkey steals a GoPro camera and takes a selfie

Hey Mister Man, what are you doing filming us with that camera over there. Hey Mister Man, I don't appreciate you tempting me with food to trick me into dancing like a monkey. Hey Mister Man, that's it, I'm stealing your camera. That's—I'm assuming—what went through the head of this funny little monkey in Bali who… » 2/25/14 10:37pm 2/25/14 10:37pm

Cultural Stereotypes As Revealed By The Ultimate Collection Of Selfies

First came the Tumblrs, then the think pieces, then the distinction of being word of the year. What else could there possibly be for selfies? What about a huge data project analyzing how selfies around the world differ in everything from mood to mouthgape to head tilt? » 2/19/14 6:05pm 2/19/14 6:05pm

14 Amateur Photos Taken With the Very First Consumer Camera

Kodak may be "a walking corpse of a company" according to some, but 120 years ago it was the first to offer consumers a chance to try out—and even own—a camera. Introduced in 1888, the Kodak No. 1 was the first camera marketed to average consumers. And thanks to a new set of images from the National Media Museum, we can… » 9/30/13 9:04am 9/30/13 9:04am

Famous Photos Taken As Selfies Are So Damn Hilarious

Selfies are hilarious photographs people take of themselves. It's a close cousin to the MySpace mirror shot and birthed from the proliferation of smartphones and point and shoots and really, there's nothing more awkward than catching someone in the process of taking a selfie. So when you take these famous photographs… » 12/06/12 8:40pm 12/06/12 8:40pm