18 People Who Got a Blast From the Past

2 years ago

The past and the present coexist in our lives, even though we rarely think about it. Some things can take us back to childhood or send us 10, even 100 years back. And you don’t even need to have a time machine.

At Bright Side, we found photos of Internet users who got a real blast from the past.


2. “My husband still has his 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Christmas ornament.”


4. “My mom still wears the original Uggs from 1978 every night. She got them for her birthday that year.”

5. When the new meets the old:

  • They kept the canopy of the tree untouched so it sprouts out the top of the building. © Korghal / Reddit

6. “My workplace is being torn down and I found a long-lost time capsule from 1988 in the ceiling.”

7. “We bought an apartment and found old Christmas tree decorations, brand new and packed.”

8. “My mom gave me her vintage crockpot from the 1970s.”



11. “Cleaning out the office, I found 2 iPod shuffles from 2009 in a filing cabinet. Sealed, unopened, unused, 1GB each.”

12. “I found a check from 1879 for $105 in my dresser that I inherited from my grandfather.”

13. “This Walgreens is in an old bank.”

14. A rare gift from dad

15. “I found this fossil today.”



18. “2 blokes are throwing down all the balls stuck on the roof at my kids’ school.”

Do you have things that belonged to some of your ancestors a long time ago? Tell us in the comments below.

Preview photo credit mattswingen / Reddit


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