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The numbers are in: Selfies have caused more deaths than sharks in 2015 so far

The numbers are in: Selfies have caused more deaths than sharks in 2015 so far

More dangerous than you think

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According to a new report by Conde Nast Traveler, more people have died taking selfies this year than by shark attacks. Get the scoop…

Chances are, like the rest of us, Kim Kardashian is a little scared of sharks, but does the 'Selfie Queen' know the real risk she's putting herself in day in day out?

According to a new report by Conde Nast Traveler, ten people have died this year taking selfies, whilst the amount of deaths currently caused by shark attacks stands at eight. Making the selfie a bigger threat.

In fact, selfie-related death and injury is so common in Russia that the Ministry of Interior recently released warnings (pictured above) against taking selfies in certain places and situations. Though many of them obvious (on a train track, whilst holding a loaded gun) it seems to be a growing problem... 

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