Selfie Nation

You Can Now Burn Your Face into Bread With This Selfie Toaster

Just no. (Photo via Vermont Novelty Toaster Corporation)

Just as you were growing concerned with millennial’s obsession with selfies, someone threw them right in with the most important meal of the day.

A company is taking custom orders so you can get a selfie branded onto your multigrain and literally eat your face for breakfast.

“You don’t have to be famous or Jesus to get your face on toast,” reads the Vermont Novelty Toaster Corporation‘s site. Read More

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Israelis Can’t Stop Taking ‘Bomb Shelter Selfies’

2014!. (Photo: Facebook)

As the violent conflict between Israel and Gaza continues, Israelis are passing time in the most 2014 way possible: They’re taking selfies.

The new phenomenon, dubbed “bomb shelter selfies” as reported by the Jerusalem Post, is a group picture of smiling people waiting out their time until the missile warning sirens stop emitting their terrifying noise. A Facebook group dedicated to the trend has amassed more than 1,500 likes in the past few days. Read More

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Dead Romanian Grandma Sends Creepy Selfie from the Afterlife

A scene in Scurtesti, Romania, where the alleged dead grandma selfie took place. (familypedia.wikia.com)

A woman in Romania is terrified after receiving a selfie she claims is of her grandmother. Her grandmother, we should probably add, has been dead for three years.

Gina Mihai, 34, believes her grandmother accessed her phone from “the other side,” and sent her a hella creepy-looking selfie to warn her she was enduring some sort of punishment in the afterlife, the Daily Mail reports. Apparently dead grandmothers leaving secret messages is a trend lately. Read More

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Selfie-Loving Spectators Terrorize Tour de France Cyclists

This was a terrible idea. (Twitter)

The greatest unforeseen danger to this year’s Tour de France riders isn’t a bunch of sheep walking around with cameras strapped to their backs; it’s spectators taking selfies.

Tour de France fans tend to line the edges of the race routes in droves, frequently with no gates separating spectators from riders. This year, selfie-taking spectators have been turning their backs to the road, and not always realizing when the cyclists have been approaching, the Guardian reports. Read More

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NYC Apartment Listing Promises Rooftop Is ‘Perfect For Selfies’

Imagine all the smizing you could do up here! (Screengrab: StreetEasy)

Renting an apartment to today’s youths poses a unique challenge. It must be close to the subway. It must be bright, and not located in a basement dungeon. Most importantly, it must be great for taking selfies.

At least, that was the thought process behind a recent listing on StreetEasy for an East Village apartment at 269 10th St. After describing the “5 to 10 minute walk from 6 & L trains, Union Square, NYU” and the “Modern kitchen, queen-sized bedroom with large closet & skylight,” the listing says: Read More