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50 "Before And After" Photos I Could Stare At All Day Long

Two photos, one incredible story.

1. A woman before and after being clean for 19 months:

Someone else posted my before and after a few months ago the one everyone thought was fake because of the tattoo thing lol but here’s an updated picture of my recovery I’m 19 months clean and I’m finally starting to see the beauty in life again hope this inspires some people much love from nextfuckinglevel

2. A Viking axe as it was found and after restoration:

Viking axe before and after restoration from interestingasfuck

3. And a 300-year-old sword pommel before and after being cleaned:

Before-and-after cleaning of a 300-year-old silver-inlaid sword pommel. from mildlyinteresting

4. Self-portraits drawn before and after taking a month-long drawing class:

I took a month-long class called “Drawing is a Learnable Skill”. Here’s my self-portrait, before and after! from drawing

5. A classic Datsun 240z sports car before and after being restored:

Before and after of my 8 year project (1972 Datsun 240z Restomod) from pics

6. An Asian woman before drinking alcohol and after when she experienced "Asian flush":

A woman's face is redder and happier after a few drinks
Vox /

Watch a video on this woman's experience that explains "Asian flush" here.

7. The windows on a high-rise building before and after Hurricane Laura:

Before and after Hurricane Laura in Lake Charles, Louisiana from pics

8. And Houston, Texas before and after Hurricane Harvey:

Houston, TX before and after hurricane Harvey from woahdude

9. A pie before and after being put in the oven:

[Homemade] Strawberry rhubarb pie, before and after baking from food

10. And an oven before and after a deep clean:

Before and after cleaning an old oven. Pretty sure the previous renters never cleaned it. from oddlysatisfying

11. Abraham Lincoln on May 20, 1860 (10 months before his inauguration) and on Feb. 5, 1865 (a couple months before the end of the Civil War):

Abraham Lincoln Before And After The Civil War . from pics

12. The side of a building before and after an absolutely unbelievable trompe l’oeil paint job:

Before & after paint job. from oddlysatisfying

13. An X-ray of someone's back before and after scoliosis surgery:

It has been 4 years to the day since I had my scoliosis surgery. The surgery itself took 14 hours. Surgeons drilled metal straightening bars into my spine. These are X-Rays taken before and after the surgery from interestingasfuck

14. A cat before and after being told to get out of the high chair:

My cat’s face before and after my wife told her that the high chair is not for her from funny

15. And a deaf dog before and after his owner signed "Good dog" at him:

A dog's face is still and then in a second photo it is smiling
Wakeuptomorrow / Via

16. Hiroshima, Japan shortly after the deployment of an atomic bomb and 75 years later:

Hiroshima, before when it got wiped off the map and less than a single lifetime after from interestingasfuck

17. A bald eagle who'd had his beak shot off by a poacher, before and after receiving a prosthetic beak:

In one photo an eagle has no nose and in a second he has a large beak
Glen Hush/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

18. The night sky as we normally see it and after a blackout:

The night sky before and after the 2003 Northeast Blackout. The power of light pollution is astounding from interestingasfuck

19. A wooden chair before and after extensive detailing:

Wooden chair, before and after from pics

20. People wasting time while waiting for public transportation then (the early 1900s) and now:

Then and now. from pics

21. The Crew Dragon Endeavour before traveling to the space station and after it returned:

Crew Dragon capsule before and after flight to Space Station from interestingasfuck

22. A man before and after going into the sun with transition contact lenses:

My new transition contacts before & after going into the sunlight from pics

23. A woman's hair before and after visiting her hairdresser:

The before and after is crazy. My hairdresser really made my day 😭😍 from Hair

24. Braces when they were first put on and after eight months of usage:

First pic 21 February, second pic 23 October from BeforeandAfter

25. Basil before and after being watered:

Before and after watering the basil 🌱 from BeforeandAfter

26. The Swedish town of Söderhamn in 1920 and a hundred years later:

My moms hometown 1920 vs 2019 not much happened but i thought it was cool from BeforeandAfter

27. A scene from 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes before and after the digital visual effects were added:

An actor performs as an ape in one photo, then in another his performance is rendered as an ape with CGI
20th Century Fox

28. A 19th century oil panting before and after restoration:

The painting is dramatically improved in the second photo

You can check out a video of the full transformation here.

29. OJ Simpson's book If I Did It (where he laid out what he called a "hypothetical" description of how he could have killed Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman) before and after a bankruptcy court awarded the book's rights to the Goldman family.

Beaufort Books

The Goldmans added "Confessions of the Killer" to the title and put the "F" inside the "I" of "If" to make it look more like "I Did It."

30. Uelzen, Germany then (around 1944 during World War II) and now:

Then and Now. The town of Uelzen/Germany, a Bren Gunner taking cover! from interestingasfuck

31. Disney animators then (in the late '50s working on Sleeping Beauty) and now-ish (working on 2010's Tangled):

Just some Disney animators. Then and now. from pics

32. A mansion before and after being abandoned:

Abandoned $6,000,000 Mansion Then and Now Photos from interestingasfuck

33. An abandoned mansion before and after being restored:

The Selma Mansion in Loudoun County, Virginia then (2016) and now (2018). from pics

34. These adorable puppy pals then and now:

Best buds, then and now. from aww

35. A person's room during and after a period of depression:

Before and After of deep cleaning my room after my depression slump from oddlysatisfying

36. The Roman Forum (a couple thousand years ago or so) and now:

The Roman Forum, how it looked then and now from interestingasfuck

37. A man before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall:

Picture taken before and after destruction of Berlin Wall from interestingasfuck

38. This mother and son playing around on a copier then and now:

My son and I planted our faces on a copier, then and now from pics

39. The London Underground then (a hundred years ago or so) and now:

London underground then and now from pics

40. Dallas, Texas's Dealey Plaza then (during the assassination of President Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963) and now-ish (Oct. 23, 2013):

Dealey Plaza in Dallas, TX. November 21, 1963 vs October 23, 2013. from OldPhotosInRealLife

41. This racetrack in the '70s or '80s and today, after it was abandoned:

Charlotte, NC: Unsure of the year, but I found what appeared to be a dirt track near my workplace on Google Maps. I did some research and went to check it out from OldPhotosInRealLife

42. Brooklyn, New York, then (1916) and now:

Random neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1916 and now. from OldPhotosInRealLife

43. A cat before and after being rescued off the street:

I rescued the cat off the street. Photos before and after. One year difference. :) from aww

44. And a cat before and after drying off from a bath:

Before and after a bath :) from aww

45. A man before and after cutting his hair to donate to a nonprofit that makes wigs for children with cancer:

Before and after photos from donating my hair to Angel Hair For Kids, where they make wigs for kids battling cancer! My friend (who also donated his hair) and I have also raised over $8,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society! from MadeMeSmile

46. A photo of the Andromeda Galaxy before and after processing:

before and after processing of the Andromeda Galaxy from my backyard from space

47. The skyline of Manila before and after undergoing quarantine:

Manila before and after quarantine: from pics

48. And Rio de Janeiro before and after 140 years elapsed:

Rio de janeiro before and after from interestingasfuck

49. And a street when it was navigated by tanks during World War II and today:

Before and after 76 years apart on the Eastern front. from TankPorn

50. And a New York city building before and after being power washed:

New york building before and after power washing from interestingasfuck

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