There is nothing permanent or changeless in this world. Time influences everything and everyone. We don’t usually pay attention to things changing as it happens so slowly, but some changes are really surprising.
We bring you some pictures of unbelievable examples of time’s work on things and people. Look through them to the end to get to know what time can do in a few months and over hundreds of years.
These are the footprints of a monk made by him praying in the same spot for decades.
Hands across the generations
Ghosts of Union Station
Steps of the Great Wall of China
Before and after powerwashing. New York used to be a much dirtier city back when the Northeast ran on coal plants.
This is the effect of sun damage after 28 years of driving a delivery truck.
This exterior corner next to the front door of the local bike shop shows significant wear from the last 30 years of customers striking it with their pedals.
A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914.
Which picture impressed you the most? Tell us what you think in the comments.