152 Unbelievable Examples Of Things Being Worn Down Over Time
From people and plants to cars and buildings, time eventually wears everything out. Sometimes it takes weeks or months, other times it can take years or decades, but eventually everything begins to crumble beneath the unstoppable pressure of Father Time.
Check out this fascinating list to see what we mean. Compiled by Bored Panda, the pictures below contain everything from marble floors worn down by feet to kitchen knives that have almost lost their blades due to years of constant use. Don't forget to vote for your favorite, and feel free to add to the list!
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When My Brother Was Born In 1985, My Mother Purchased Two Identical Teddy Bears. The One On The Left Has Been My Brother's For 30 Years, The One On The Right Has Been Kept In Storage For My Brother's First Child Who Was Born Today
Before And After Power-Washing. New York Used To Be A Much Dirtier City Back When The Northeast Ran On Coal Plants
The Life Cycle Of A Penny
This Lamp Pole's Posters Over The Years
Sun Damage After 28 Years Of Driving A Delivery Truck
This is quite extraordinary. Living proof of how harmful the sun can be.
My Grandfather Has Carried This Silver Dollar In His Pocket Since 1952
My grandmother gave my dad (her son-in-law) a silver dollar for luck when he went to WWII. He carried it until he died in 1986.
Said Goodbye To By Best Friend After 13 Years. This Is Is Vaccination Tag All Worn Down After A Lifetime Of Tinking Against His Water Bowl. Rip Little Man
Sorry for the loss, but um, curious why a rabies tag stayed on so long? They get new ones every 1-3 years depending on the vaccine.
Footprints Are Carved Into The Floorboards By Monk Who Has Prayed At The Same Spot For 20 Years
Wood doesn't work that way. It would only be worn down if the monk hat moved a lot over that place, but he didn't . Just standing on wood wouldn't make dents - it might lower a section, but not carve out footprints. Especially not the toes! there's no weight on a toe, how would it indent so far down that you would spot the individual ones? Sorry- I call "fake" for this.
The Marble Floor Of This Bank Has Been Worn Down From Years Of People Standing
My Radio Button Has Worn Out To Be A Victorian Portrait
Post it in some religious site, and they´ll pray for your car.
The Worn Marble Steps That Lead To The Top Of The Leaning Tower Of Pisa
I wonder if this proves that a majority of people is right-footed ? If such a concept exists at all ? The difference in wear is striking. Seems also to suggest that most people tend to hug the right wall for support or security.
The Way This Door Was Worn Down By Its Bell
The Markings On The Bottom Of My Coffee Cup From A Year Of Stirring
This Lamppost Focuses The Sun And Scorchers A Line In The Grass
The Floor In Front Of The Register Has Worn Through All The Floors Since This Restaurant Opened In 1924
Remnants Of An Old Neighbor
My Parents Moved A Rug For The First Time In Years. This Is What 16 Years Of Sunlight Does To Your Hardwood Floors
Repetitive Human Action Over Time
15 Years Wear Of Kids Turning A Handle At A Science Museum
A Nicely Worn Staircase Into The Stone Wall Above A Creek
It Looks Like I've Finally Worn Out My Welcome
Fax Machine/Scanner Used So Heavily, The Paper Has Cut The Plastic Over Time
Dad Ordered A Vintage, Unused Version Of The Same Shaving Brush He's Been Using For The Past 30 Years. Here's The Difference Between The Old And New One
The Wear Marks On This Tetherball Pole
The Paint On This Chocolate Shop's Door Is Worn Away Perfectly To Reveal All Of Its Previous Colours
My Carpet Is From The 70s And Has Never Been Replaced. This Is The Fastest Way To The Food
other than that walk way, your carpet looks great. it's really pretty
New £500 Bundle Of £5 Notes Compared To Used Ones
This Seldom-Used Center Seat On This Bench For Three
I'm pretty sure the center cushion has been replaced, as it may have worn-out first. It's not uncommon to reupholster furniture in public buildings on an as-needed schedule.
I've Had This Burger King Collectible Cup For 20 Years. Today, I Found A New One In The Box At A Flea Market
all right i just realized that disney's pocahontas was released more than 20 years ago. this hurts
The Wind Has Blown These Plants Back And Forth So Much That It Has Worn The Wood Down
The Leather On My Glasses Case Has Worn Out. Now It Looks Like Bacon
Diamond Steel Plate Worn Smooth By Shoes At Amusement Park
This Is What 15 Years Of Rust Accumulation Looks Like In A 1" Water Pipe
I had this same issue with several pipes in my house. A lot of older homes used galvanized drain pipes. It causes the flakes of metal to fall apart and rust impacting how much water can drain. I had to replace all my drain pipes during a renovation. pipe-5947c...a76874.jpg
Pillar Of Toronto Has Been Worn To Near Ruin By The Hands Of Time And More Than A Century Of Touchy-Feely Downtowners
The Way This Branch Has Been Sanded Down By Years Of Rubbing Against The Top Of This Wall
Worn Out From Years Of Dominos
I Grew Up Dating The Boy Next Door. This Is The Path That's Been Worn Between Our Yards Over The Years
This isn't like what I've always wanted. To have a lover who loved Next door. Sadly, no one my age lives in my neighborhood
The Floor Of This Subway Car Has Been Worn Down
My Grandfather's Front Door Has About 50 Years Of Cat Damage
The Sustain Pedal In This Piano Has Been Used So Much, There's A Hole In It.
Walkways Between Cubicles After An Office Is Dismantled
This Swing Shackle Was Used For A Very Long Time
I would not like to be the kid on the swing when it breaks
Traces Of Presence - Waiting Room In Gara De Nord, Timisoara, Romania
Grandpa Cut His Wedding Band Off After 55 Years Of Not Being Able To Remove It
A Small Patch Of This Floor Has Been Worn Away By People Turning On The Spot
12 Years Of My Dog Using Her Paw To Open The Door
One Side Of This Doorknob At My School Has Been Flattened From Years Of Students Opening It And Letting It Hit The Wall
This Restaurant Knife After Being Routinely Sharpened For Years
How did it end up like that? Why did they keep sharpening it even after it had half worn away?
Guiding Tracks For Blind People On This Crosswalk Got Distorted Due To Cars Acceleration Forces Combined With Viscose Asphalt Over Time
Anyone else notice it leads them straight into a telephone pole? Lol
A Once Whole Metal Grate That Covered A Bridge
This Checkout Counter Has Worn Out In Layers From Years Of Items Sliding Across It
This Door Threshhold Has Been Worn Down Over The Years
Years Of People Walking Into The Women's Bathroom At A Large University Library Have Worn The Decorative Speckles Off The Floor
St Peter's Foot In St Peters Cathedral In Rome. Worn Out By Centuries Of Devotion
The Marble Steps At My Local Library Are Worn From Use Near The Railing
All this proves is that your town has a high literacy rate