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The modern obsession with selfies has catapulted Facebook and Instagram into two of the most successful apps of all time. If you're outgoing, under the age of 40 and remotely attractive, you've probably taken a few yourself. For some people, the aforementioned behavior is indicative of an undesirable personality trait; namely narcissism. This infographic looks at the chief warning signs.

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Selfies are a thing now and there's really no escaping it. People just can't get enough of taking pictures of their mugs, often while they're on holidays with a beautiful destination as their backdrop. But sometimes people get carried away while trying to take the perfect selfie, which has resulted in a number of deaths around the world, as shown in this infographic from Compare Travel Insurance.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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In this day and age, taking a good selfie is an important skill to have -- especially if you're looking for more Instagram-cred. If you find that your selfies are a little underwhelming and just aren’t pulling the likes, here a few things to keep in mind so you can snap the perfect insta-worthy pic.