Selfies are addictive — and as with any addiction, those who partake will exhibit riskier and riskier behavior to get a better fix. In October, park officials at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center in South Lake Tahoe had to warn tourists to stop taking selfies with bears — they were getting too close and it was dangerous.
A Polish tourist fell to her death from a bridge in Seville, Spain, while trying to snap a selfie. Even the bodies of victims recovered from the Mount Ontake volcano eruption in Japan were found clutching smart phones, having taken pictures of the spewing ash and lava. Extreme selfies are a thing, and they’re here to stay. And while getting the perfect shot can be dangerous, it can also produce some pretty amazing pictures. Here are some of the craziest selfies from around the world.