Couple Attempts Selfie, Nearly Gets Struck by Lightning

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Warning to all future selfie snappers: BE CAREFUL!

The practice of men and women turning the camera on themselves has grown increasingly dangerous, as proven by this swan attack at at Kansas zoo.

There was also the time a passing train nearly struck an idiot standing by the track.

Now comes the story of Luis Morales Fukutake and his girlfriend, who wanted a portrait of themselves on the beach in Mexico.

Just as they line up to take it, however, the trees behind them get hit by lightning and the couple comes close to paying dearly for their efforts. Watch the craziness now:

Seriously, who knew taking a selfie could be so dangerous?!?

Perhaps these celebrities, who typically pose in the comfort of their own homes, have the right idea: