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People capture the interesting technological advancements of the past

Technology has come a long way! People share incredible snaps showing advances from the past, including a man trying on a helmet in 1912 and a selfie from 1839.

  • Bored Panda Collected Snapshots Of Technological Advances
  • One snapshot shows a man testing a helmet by crashing into a wall in 1912.
  • Another shows Robert Cornelius taking a selfie before he was cool in 1839.

Technology has advanced so much over the centuries that it is hard to imagine life without it.

But when photographs were few and far between, a few moments in time were captured, a glimpse into the interesting, funny and weird trailers of the past.

Some of the most cthe adoption of snapshots in history has been collated by bored panda in an interesting online gallery.

Among the amusing images is a man testing a helmet by crashing into a wall in 1912 and another showing a man appearing to take the world’s first selfie in 1839.

Here, FEMAIL shares the most fascinating authentic images that documented the development of the technology.

Oh!  Bored Panda collected snapshots of technological advances, among the hilarious images is a man testing the latest flight helmet by crashing into a wall in 1912.

Oh! Bored Panda collected snapshots of technological advances, among the hilarious images is a man testing the latest flight helmet by crashing into a wall in 1912.

A precious moment captured on camera of a man listening to music on a record player for the first time in 1922

A precious moment captured on camera of a man listening to music on a record player for the first time in 1922

Selfie time!  This adorable couple took a mirror portrait over 100 years ago in 1920 in their hometown of Japan.

Selfie time! This adorable couple took a mirror portrait over 100 years ago in 1920 in their hometown of Japan.

Paris Hilton might think she created the selfie, however the world's first selfie was taken in 1839 by Robert Cornelius (pictured)

Paris Hilton might think she created the selfie, however the world’s first selfie was taken in 1839 by Robert Cornelius (pictured)

Great engineering!  A woman, in an unknown location, revealed how her motorcycle had stood the test of time and was still in excellent condition after 72 years.

Great engineering! A woman, in an unknown location, revealed how her motorcycle had stood the test of time and was still in excellent condition after 72 years.

A Native American switchboard and telephone operator was busy working in Montana in 1925, long before people had personal phones, with the first cell phone invented in 1973.

A Native American switchboard and telephone operator was busy working in Montana in 1925, long before people had personal phones, with the first cell phone invented in 1973.

Montreal playgrounds were on a different level in the 1950s!  Modern playgrounds are built with the strictest safety precautions in mind, but this trend didn't start until the 1970s.

Montreal playgrounds were on a different level in the 1950s! Modern playgrounds are built with the strictest safety precautions in mind, but this trend didn’t start until the 1970s.

Some of the most incredible photos from the past are of builders in New York climbing on scaffolding and hanging from cranes without harnesses or safety equipment.  Like this man in the Empire State Building in 1930

Some of the most incredible photos from the past are of builders in New York climbing on scaffolding and hanging from cranes without harnesses or safety equipment. Like this man in the Empire State Building in 1930

Radio broadcasting was the cheapest form of entertainment and provided the public with much better entertainment than most people were used to at the time.  These men in Harlem no doubt enjoyed getting together to listen to music in 1940

Radio broadcasting was the cheapest form of entertainment and provided the public with much better entertainment than most people were used to at the time. These men in Harlem no doubt enjoyed getting together to listen to music in 1940

In another snapshot, a Bavarian boy enjoyed playing with his camera, known as Sida and made in Berlin.  Production began in 1936.

In another snapshot, a Bavarian boy enjoyed playing with his camera, known as Sida and made in Berlin. Production began in 1936.

This was the Italian inventor Davide Chislagi in 1933 testing his single-wheel motor or Monowheel in France

This was the Italian inventor Davide Chislagi in 1933 testing his single-wheel motor or Monowheel in France

Jacques Biederer, who was an erotic photographer, was caught hard at work in Paris in 1928. At 21, he decided to pursue his passion and moved to Paris, where he and his brother established 'Studio Biederer' and became the first photographers to specialize in pornography

Jacques Biederer, who was an erotic photographer, was caught hard at work in Paris in 1928. At 21, he decided to pursue his passion and moved to Paris, where he and his brother established ‘Studio Biederer’ and became the first photographers to specialize in pornography

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