The unforeseen consequences of today’s technology…
The New York Police Department finds itself facing a unique problem — self-absorbed teens falling through the ice at The Pond in Central Park while taking selfies.
Two teenage boys plunged into the icy water late Sunday while trying to take a selfie standing on the frozen pond, according to the New York Post.
— New York Post (@nypost) March 20, 2017
The boys were able to safely swim ashore and, other than being a little chillier than a few minutes before, were able to go on about their way, witnesses said.
But it was not an isolated incident, as seen below:
— PIX11 News (@PIX11News) February 22, 2017
— Chris Perez (@yankee_MSU) February 21, 2017
It’s not like helpful New Yorkers aren’t trying to warn folks:
— gracekelle (@leangirlsclub) January 9, 2017
The appropriate reaction to the new-age dilemma was summed up nicely in a single tweet:
@nypost Darwin Award of the day
— Emanuel III 🇺🇸 (@justiceandhuman) March 20, 2017
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