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US museum rules in the selfie era: talk softly, and carry no stick

One by one, museums across the US have been imposing bans on using selfie sticks for photographs inside galleries (adding them to existing rules on umbrellas, backpacks, tripods and monopods).

New York

IN A famous lab trial, a chimp named Sultan put two interlocking sticks together and pulled down an elusive prize, a bunch of bananas hanging just out of arm's reach.

Nearly a century later, eager tourists have conducted their own version of the experiment. Equipped with...

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