Iconic Inventions: A Visual Journey Through Rare Historical Photos

By Sarah Norman | February 23, 2024

The Computer

Thanks to the many brilliant minds in history, we are able to have many modern comforts today. Can you imagine what life would be like without wheels, refrigeration, fire and writing? Of course many could argue that if they didn't invent it, someone later on in history would. But would these things be as technologically advanced if we had less time to hone them? The answer is probably no. So in the spirit of showing our gratitude, here are some of our favorite inventions from history that we are extremely thankful for today. 

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This is what computers used to look like...

Konrad Zuse created one of the first computers in 1939. It is regarded as the world’s original programmable computer. Other devices which can be citied as relating to a computer were used during WWII to control missiles, torpedoes and other wartime devices. 

Air conditioning

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Air condition involves the removal of hot air from one enclosed space. In the 17th century air conditioning was provided by harvesting ice and placing it in areas of heat in an attempt to cool the area.

Which inventions have impacted your life the most? Make sure to comment below and share your personal interpretations of the impacts of each of these innovations in your life...