Bytesized | 25 September

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Comedian Martine Evans discloses the winning formula for making extreme sports videos.

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It’s an oldie but a goodie. I had this song stuck in my head for most of Heritage Day.


A picture of a picture in context. Chompoo Baritone’s latest series reveals the truth behind instagram pictures. Remember social media is just someone else’s highlights reel. Anne over at Anneversation delved a bit deeper in to this one. Read the full article here.

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According to Mashable, more people died from trying to take selfies (12) than from shark attacks (8). However Forbes responded with a “What Mashable got wrong” article. And what they got wrong was this – you can’t compare deaths from an activity without taking into consideration how often that activity is performed and people take A LOT of selfies.

The odds of dying while taking a selfie are about 1 in 4 billion – a pretty low risk. Much lower than your risk of being attacked by a shark while surfing, for example. Of course, a quick look at the numbers also tells us that the risk of being attacked by a shark and the odds of dying while taking a selfie are both pretty ridiculously low.

What this means is that you should go forth and take as many selfies as you want without fear.

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