10+ 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!

#1 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

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

#2 Before And After Power-Washing. New York Used To Be A Much Dirtier City Back When The Northeast Ran On Coal Plant

Before And After Power-Washing. New York Used To Be A Much Dirtier City Back When The Northeast Ran On Coal Plants

#3 This Lamp Pole’s Posters Over The Years

This Lamp Pole's Posters Over The Years

#4 The Life Cycle Of A Penny

The Life Cycle Of A Penny

#5 Footprints Are Carved Into The Floorboards By Monk Who Has Prayed At The Same Spot For 20 Years

Footprints Are Carved Into The Floorboards By Monk Who Has Prayed At The Same Spot For 20 Years

#6 Sun Damage After 28 Years Of Driving A Delivery Truck

Sun Damage After 28 Years Of Driving A Delivery Truck

#7 The Marble Floor Of This Bank Has Been Worn Down From Years Of People Standing

The Marble Floor Of This Bank Has Been Worn Down From Years Of People Standing

#8 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

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

#9 My Grandfather Has Carried This Silver Dollar In His Pocket Since 1952

My Grandfather Has Carried This Silver Dollar In His Pocket Since 1952

#10 My Radio Button Has Worn Out To Be A Victorian Portrait

My Radio Button Has Worn Out To Be A Victorian Portrait

#11 The Worn Marble Steps That Lead To The Top Of The Leaning Tower Of Pisa

The Worn Marble Steps That Lead To The Top Of The Leaning Tower Of Pisa

#12 This Lamppost Focuses The Sun And Scorchers A Line In The Grass

This Lamppost Focuses The Sun And Scorchers A Line In The Grass

#13 The Way This Door Was Worn Down By Its Bell

The Way This Door Was Worn Down By Its Bell

#14 The Floor In Front Of The Register Has Worn Through All The Floors Since This Restaurant Opened In 1924

The Floor In Front Of The Register Has Worn Through All The Floors Since This Restaurant Opened In 1924

#15 My Parents Moved A Rug For The First Time In Years. This Is What 16 Years Of Sunlight Does To Your Hardwood Floors

My Parents Moved A Rug For The First Time In Years. This Is What 16 Years Of Sunlight Does To Your Hardwood Floors

#16 The Markings On The Bottom Of My Coffee Cup From A Year Of Stirring

The Markings On The Bottom Of My Coffee Cup From A Year Of Stirring

#17 Remnants Of An Old Neighbor

Remnants Of An Old Neighbor

#18 Repetitive Human Action Over Time

Repetitive Human Action Over Time

#19 15 Years Wear Of Kids Turning A Handle At A Science Museum

15 Years Wear Of Kids Turning A Handle At A Science Museum

#20 A Nicely Worn Staircase Into The Stone Wall Above A Creek

A Nicely Worn Staircase Into The Stone Wall Above A Creek

 

 

 

Source:BoredPanda