t’s easy to see the effects of time on people, but we forget just how profound the effect can be on things we use every day. Fortunately, this gallery from Bored Pandareminds us just what a powerful force it can be.
So if you think you might be taking its powers for granted, take a look at these amazing comparisons.
Two bears: one old, one new.
“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.”
All quotes via Reddit.
Two buildings: one cleaned, the other still wearing its age
Here you can see the toll that years of pollution have taken on the facade of a Manhattan building. It’s hard to believe the difference, isn’t it?
A lamp post wearing its posters over the years
They have all melded to create a structure all their own. It would be fascinating to peel them off and read them one-by-one.
How pennies age
Like so many people and objects, the aging process starts slowly, but then goes faster and faster as the facade begins to weaken.
A praying monk’s mark
This monk prayed in the same place for 20 years. The floor now serves as a powerful reminder of his devotion and service for decades.
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