“Time and tide wait for no man” is one of our oldest sayings, pre-dating modern English and going all the way back to 1225. A true classic, this saying has stood the test of time because of it’s simple, fundamental truth; when it comes to longevity, basic is always better.
This list, compiled by Bored Panda, is an ode to all kinds of things that have faced up to the unstoppable force of time, and survived. Their strange, ethereal beauty lies in the stories that they tell; the wear and tear of gravity, friction, repeated use and weather gives you a definite idea of the kind of existence these objects have experienced over the years, and tell a lot about those that used them!
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Scroll down below to check out this fascinating list for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!