Time is like a predator that stalks its prey. Most people have or will experience the ravages of time. It can be slowed down, but sadly it can’t be stopped. Ironically, people aren’t the only victims. As it turns out, inanimate objects like floors, poles, and teddy bears will also wear down over time. Sometimes it takes a couple of months. In other cases, it can take decades, but everything will come to pass eventually. And it’s shocking to see just how badly time affects all of these objects. So, take a gander at these captivating photos. They’re truly unbelievable!The monastery near Tongren in Qinghai province will always remember how dedicated Hua Chi was to his daily prayers. For almost 20 years, he prayed in the same spot, which left his footprints on the wooden floor.
This man spent 28 years of his life driving around in a delivery truck. Notice how the side of the face that was exposed to the sun looks like it’s aged dramatically while the other half looks decades younger.
The Northeast used coal plants to power the city, which led to massive deposits of coal in the buildings. It’s shocking that people could breathe in those days. But power washing restored the building’s original color.
Maybe tourists had way too much pizza in Italy and then wore out the marble steps leading to the top. Now they say that marble wears away when enough weight is put on it, but it looks like it’s also melting away.
Every time a coin’s surface is touched, a tiny portion of the surface is rubbed away. Over time, friction with other metal items like pocket knives, vending machines and corrosives rub away the entire design.
Look at all the ads and promotions that have accumulated on this lamppost. Then someone carved out a tunnel but they weren’t able to reach the metal pole buried somewhere underneath all that rubbish.
By 2014, he still had the coin, but time and friction had done quite a number on it. After 60 years, the coin was so smooth you could hardly even recognize that there was ever a face in the front of it.
There was a face on the button which wasn’t part of the original design. It looked like the silhouette of a Victorian portrait. But in reality, it’s just time and a person’s sweaty fingers peeling away at the paint.
It looks like some sort of spirograph or a neutron symbol. The person probably used a lot of sugar, and it settled on the bottom, hence why they stirred so harshly. Maybe they should switch to sweeteners that dissolve when poured.
After 13 years of clinking off the side, the tag got pretty worn out and chipped. But his owner can now look at it and smile whenever he remembers his beloved four-legged best friend who passed away.
The only difference is that the one on the left was in the custody of a child who grew up over the years. But the one on the right was kept in storage. You can tell that the bear on the left has some serious bald spots.
Marble is a beautiful but soft stone. So, over the years, the weight of customers walking to the counter to speak to the tellers left foot imprints on the floor. Now that’s one way to make an impression in the world.
You might think there isn’t a ring of truth to what we’re saying but whenever the door opened, the bell hit the upper right side of it. Over time, it left a big impression. Who knew something this small could do so much damage?
You have to wonder how long it’s been since they laid the last floor. Hopefully, they didn’t lay It over the hole every time. They should have patched it first. But a good floor mat can easily cover this eyesore up.
No one should build a chimney flush against another building because it reduces the updraft. That may be why the old building was taken down. But someone should paint some balloons coming out of the chimney like in the movie “Up.”
The homeowners removed a rug after 16 years and noticed that sunlight had seriously faded the natural color of their hardwood floors. If they ever get new floors, they should consider keeping the curtains closed.
This is the consequence of humans walking up and down the steps for centuries at Wycoller Hall in the United Kingdom. It made these tones look like they’re melting. But it’s cool the way the stone steps are all warped.
The handle had been twisted several times over a period of 15 years. But after years of twisting it to see something amazing happen, the handle simply came off. So, it looks like even metal isn’t immune to time.
The staircase gradually turned into a slide and judging from its appearance, it was probably the result of water from the creek. Maybe this is Mother Nature’s way of creating something unbelievably beautiful.
This is actually kind of cool but also kind of scary. Thankfully, the grass is short here, but if this were to happen near a national park, it could be the thing that starts a wildfire. But let’s not focus on the negative aspect.