Are those sunglasses or a mutation?

Ah, the selfie. A cultural phenomenon that perfectly encapsulates everything that's wrong with Generation "Hooray I'm On The Internet Look At Me!" (Please credit me if you use that.) These selfies, collected by the Tumblr Selfies at Serious Places, are especially, wonderfully egregious in their lack of self-awareness. If nothing else, the people in them are aware that it's a lot of fun to smile in front of the site of something horrific.

Grandma hated you, kid.


Maybe she had to drink to get the courage to go there?


Luckily, the firefighters were too distracted to be annoyed.


"Hey, look at these cute soldiers we found! <3"

See even more Selfies at Serious Places.

(by Shira Rachel Danan)

Sources: Selfies at Serious Places