Today’s episode of ‘Dumb Criminals’ comes from — where else? — Florida. Read More
New York is putting an end to people taking selfies with tigers before a bro’s head is bitten off.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially signed a law this week that “prohibits contact between members of the public and big cats at traveling animal shows and fairs,” reports the Associated Press. The ban encompasses all large cats (i.e. tigers and lions) and is a big blow to Tinder users who popularized the “tiger selfie” movement. Read More
It’s a sad, sad day when you come to value the quality of your selfies more than you do your own pet.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) says hundreds of black cats are being abandoned by their owners. The reason? They’re apparently not photogenic enough for their owners’ selfies. Read More
Oh good god. This is what happens when a minor baseball league tries to understand the Internet.
At last night’s Kalamazoo Growlers game (that’s apparently a minor league baseball team, uh, somewhere), the players debuted a jersey filled with 300 selfies. The local newspaper declared it a “hit” with not only the fans, but the opposing team. “The jersey is really cool,” remarked one player from the Wisconsin Woodchucks. So cool. Read More
In what has to be the most epic social media news of our time, the Queen of England recently staged a spectacular photobomb in an Australian athlete’s Instagram selfie. Read More
When will criminals ever learn?
Over the weekend, the owners of Mortie’s Boutique in Illinois said their store was robbed of a rather distinctive “leopard color dress.” The store’s surveillance video showed a woman breaking into the store and taking several items, including that dress. So, they made a Facebook post to ask if anyone in the apparently small town of West Frankfort had seen the dress. Read More
Spanish police are searching for a man who took an idiotic selfie in front of a charging bull.
Police say the man slowed down deliberately in front of the half-ton beast so he could take the picture and (most likely) impress his friends about how daring and edgy he is. Per a picture captured by Getty Images, local authorities are searching for a bearded man spotted a wearing a red sweater and white pants. Uh, good luck? Read More