30 Fascinating Examples Of Time Wearing Things Down

Published 2 years ago

Many people find it difficult to adapt to changes, but if you really think about it, ‘change’ is the only constant in life! Everything is constantly changing at different speeds. Some changes happen within a millisecond while some may take months or decades. But everything has to go through the test of time.

A few Reddit users have shared fascinating examples of things that got worn down with the passage of time. From an old ragged doll to 1800-year-old Roman sandals, check out some amazing photos that perfectly describe the passage of time in the gallery below. And if you want to see more such pictures, check out our previous articles here, here, and here.

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#1 Just Found An Old Roll Of Biodegradable Poop Bags, They Really Do Disintegrate Like Advertised

Image source: terencebogards

#2 My Neighbors Have An Old Chair With Plants Growing Over It

Image source: JoeDragotta

#3 Old Gold/Copper Crayola Crayons That Turned Green From Oxidation

Image source: HapEGoLucky

#4 30 Years Ago, My Grandfather Encased This Meatball In Epoxy

Image source: throbbing_banjo

#5 I Found This Leaf With Only It’s ‘Veins’ Remaining

Image source: spechlfriedrice

#6 My Parents Got This Spray Bottle Of Windex In 1979 And Have Been Reusing It Ever Since

Image source: pandasweatshirt

#7 This Tree Eating A Postbox

Image source: nirkbirk

#8 I Went Into The Office For The First Time Since March 2020 And Found The Kiwi I Left In My Desk

Image source: theskinwearein

#9 This Brick Wall Got Smoothed Into A Rock

Image source: schmart

#10 I Accidentally Left My Iron Man Canvas Out In The Rain And Inadvertently Improved The Original Design

Image source: blakemon1

#11 You Can Tell Where People Tend To Line Up At This Brooklyn Hardware Store By Where The Linoleum Tile Has Been Worn Away To Reveal The Original Ceramic

Image source: RebbeofBK

#12 A Seesaw (Teeter-Totter) In My Local Playground Where Thousands Of Little Feet Have Worn Through The Asphalt

Image source: swannykk

#13 Bathrooms At My Engineering University

Image source: dustinburt

#14 About Time I Bought Some New Work Boots

Image source: jordanburic

#15 The One And Only Basketball That Lives At The Local Park And Somehow Still Bounces

Image source: sangallium

#16 Nature Swallows A Car In Hawaii

Image source: fish_and_crips

#17 This Jack O Lantern With Mold Growing From Inside

Image source: SnapDragon0420

#18 The Knife At The Left Was Used By A Butcher For 5 Years Straight. The One At The Right Is The Exact Same Knife, But Brand New

Image source: MBMV

#19 My Nana Has Been Using The Same Deck Of Cards For 10 Years And They’ve All Grooved To Her Hand Placement During Shuffling

Image source: RemarkableDifficulty

#20 1,800-Year-Old Roman Leather Sandals On Display At Vindolanda Fort In Northumberland, England

Image source: Stotallytob3r

#21 Found Some Change That Had Been In The Brushes In The Clothes Dryer

Image source: mooseaura

#22 The Wear And Scuff-Marks On This Boat Look Like An Island In The Sea

Image source: supremo92

#23 This Sun-Worn Sign Outside My Office That Looks Like It Belongs In A Horror Film

Image source: Prairie17

#25 Faded Sign From The “War On Drugs” Era

Image source: FF7_Expert

#26 60-Year-Old Unopened Pepsi Bottle

Image source: NoodleSoupShark5

#27 Years Of A Lock Grinding On A Brick

Image source: posty_co

#28 Exact Center Seat, 3rd Row From The Back Of The Theater Gets A Lot Of Use

Image source: toddhenderson

#29 This Is The Same Doll, One After 32 Years Of Love, The Other Still Pristine

Image source: shanbamf

#30 This Whiteboard Eraser Has Definitely Seen More Than Its Fair Share Of Use

Image source: iammandalore

Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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