23 Places The World Changed Shockingly Fast [Before & After]

There's a poignant riddle about how time destroys everything. We can't remember how it goes, and it's a lot more eloquent than that, but whatever: time is a dick.

It's hard to observe this dickishness as it happens, but when you see the pictures of the passage of time, it's pretty undeniable. For example ...

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKED This is the Danube River near Immendingen before the 2011 drought. And below is what happened to it after the drought. That man is walking on

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View over Doha, capital of Qatar, in 1977. And this is Doha in 2014.

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2014 The Independence Square in Kiev is restored to its former glory since the riots. 2016

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Entry by Lunachick71

CRACKEDCO In Aug. 2015, a team of EPA regulators, at the abandoned Gold King Mine, accidently released toxic wastewater. This led to the contamination

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Reference photo of northwestern & southern Pakistan in August 9, 2009: tinds River Kashmor Extreme monsoon floods hit in August 12, 2010: Indus River

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UNESCO world heritage site, The Maju Deval temple, before and after an earthquake that hit Nepal on 25th of April, 2015.

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

23 Places The World Changed Shockingly Fast [Before & After]

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23 Places The World Changed Shockingly Fast [Before & After]

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Entry by John E.

CRACKEDCON ATACAMA DESERT Located in Chile it is one of the driest places on Earth Usual state Oct. 2015 Some heavy rainfall and 6 months later..

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Entry by Lunachick71

Emae Island in the Sheppard Islands group of Vanuatu was devastated by Cyclone Pam, in March of 2015, completely destroying the jungle, in some places

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23 Places The World Changed Shockingly Fast [Before & After]

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June 16, 1917 Aftermath of the Battle of Passchendaele in World War 1. December 5, 1917 CRACKED COM

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23 Places The World Changed Shockingly Fast [Before & After]

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CRACKEDCO March, 2014 GE In September of 2015, lslamic State militants blew up the ancient temple of Bel, one of Syria's most important cultural herit

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2011 CRACKEDcO Australia's Great Barrier Reef is SO majestically large that it can be seen from space. Thanbs to pollution and climate change, the Gre

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Entry by Wyrmologist

This is the Wadi As-Sirhan Basin in Saudi Arabia 1987 2012 In just 25 years, what used to be a barren desert is now a sea of circular green fields whe

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Entry by John E.

1904 1913 Panama Canal The Culebra Cut between Gold Hill and Contractor's Hill Aug. 1914 CRACKEDCON

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Florida's Soldier Key (15 miles south of Miami Beach) August, 1992 Two weeks before Hurricane Andrew One week after Hurricane Andrew

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CRACKED cO COM In 1973, a volcanic eruption created the small island of Nishinoshima, in Japan. In 2013, a second eruption created a new islet next to

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palwlias iree! Ar Poem CRAUN Defore after 2015

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Black Canyon before and after the construction of Hoover Dam. 1928 1936 CRACKEDCON

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Months other than July The Yellow Sea near Qingdao beaches in China is overrun by algae every summer. Climate change has made the waters warmer during