• ‘Disaster Girl' Meme Photo Sells for $500,000 as an NFT

    11 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Zoë Roth was 4 years old back in 2005 when she was captured in front of a burning house in a photo that has since become an Internet meme known as “Disaster Girl.” That photo has now sold for a whopping half-million dollars as an NFT.
    The New York Times reports that the Roth family had gone to watch an intentional house fire set by firefighters in their neighborhood when Zoë's father Dave asked his daughter to smile for a photo, and that's how “Disaster Girl” was born.
    A couple of years later, Dave won a photo contest with the photo, and the image has since taken on a life of its own, with...
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