Mar 11, 2014 at 09:29am IST

The 26 wildest selfies of all time

The Oscar selfie that broke the Internet was only a culmination of a trend celebrities have taken to bizarre depths. The Pope posed with young people for a papal selfie. The great-great-great grandchildren of author Charles Dickens reportedly took a selfie with his statue on his 202nd birthday. The selfie of a Danish fighter pilot taken at the moment he fired an air-to-air missile went viral. Selfies will stay. The sooner you embrace them as part of popular culture, the better the transition will be for you from staid family portraits to insane photo compositions. Here are 26 selfies that deserve awards.