This year saw the word “selfie” [ internet slang for digital photo self portrait] come into common use, and astronaut Mike Hopkins has produced the all-time most awesome “selfie” yet. Suspended above the earth during a space walk, Hopkins took this amazing self portrait as he floated weightlessly above the earth. The photo went viral immediately as the “ultimate selfie”.
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