Selfie deaths: 259 people reported dead seeking the perfect picture

自拍也是杀手?一些危险的自拍动作导致259人死亡
时间:2018-10-06 单词数:2520

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导读:通过对维基百科和推特的数据分析统计,2018年的一项全球研究显示,2011年至2017年期间,259人因尝试危险而极端的自拍动作而丧命。

自拍引起的死亡_英语新闻

The quest for extreme selfies killed 259 people between 2011 and 2017, a 2018 global study has revealed.

据2018年的一项全球研究显示,2011年至2017年期间,259人因尝试危险而极端的自拍动作而丧命。

Researchers at the US National Library of Medicine recommend that ’no selfie zones’ should be introduced at dangerous spots to reduce deaths.

美国国家医学图书馆的研究人员建议在危险地点引入“无自拍区”,以减少死亡事件的发生。

These would include the tops of mountains, tall buildings and lakes, where many of the deaths occurred.

这些地方应该包括山脉,高层建筑和湖泊的顶部,这些地方是此类死亡事件的多发地。

Drowning, transport accidents and falling were found to be the most common cause of death.

溺水,交通事故和摔倒是最常见的死因。

But death by animals, electrocution, fire and firearms also appeared frequently in reports from around the world.

但是,来自世界各地的报道中也经常出现因动物袭击致死,触电死亡,火灾和被枪击的死亡事件。

In July this year, 19-year-old Gavin Zimmerman fell to his death while taking selfies on a cliff in New South Wales, Australia.

今年7月,一名19岁的男子Gavin Zimmerman在澳大利亚新南威尔士州的悬崖上因拍自拍而丧命悬崖。

Tomer Frankfurter died in California’s Yosemite National Park in September after falling 250 metres while trying to take a selfie.

名为Tomer Frankfurter的男子于9月份在加利福尼亚州约塞米蒂国家公园自拍时,跌落到250米处而死。

News reports like this were analysed to compile the study.

该研究报告是由类似的新闻报道编写而成的。

They found that selfie-related deaths are most common in India, Russia the United States and Pakistan and 72.5% of those reported are men.

研究人员发现,与自拍相关的死亡在印度,俄罗斯,美国和巴基斯坦最为常见,其中72.5%的死者是男性。

Previous studies were compiled from Wikipedia pages and Twitter, which researchers say did not give accurate results.

之前的研究是根据维基百科的网页和Twitter编制的,研究人员表示这些研究没有给出准确的结果。

The new study also showed that the number of deaths is on the rise.

新研究还表明,死亡人数正在上升。

There were only three reports of selfie-related deaths in 2011, but that number grew to 98 in 2016 and 93 in 2017.

2011年只有三起与自拍相关的死亡报告,但这一数字在2016年增加到98,2017年增加到93。

However, the researchers claim that the actual number of selfie deaths could be much higher because they are never named as the cause of death.

然而,研究人员声称,实际的自拍死亡人数可能要高得多,因为有的死因未被标记为自拍致死。

来源:BBC新闻爱语吧作者:sylvie

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