The Wildest Thing About This Job Is Not Even How Disgusting It Is

There are some jobs nobody wants to do. They may be gross, difficult, or dangerous. Sometimes all three. But they have to get done. What these workers do every day for the people of Mumbai is downright heroic, and their sacrifice doesn't end when their workday is over. The future can't arrive too soon for these people forced to do things the way they've always been done.

The Wildest Thing About This Job Is Not Even How Disgusting It Is

Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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