There are some things that have seriously stuck around for thousands of years, like fire, the wheel, and alcohol. They’re just so indispensable to society that even as everything else changes, they stay the same. Of course, there’s going to be some humor in our list today as well, but you’ll spot that as it comes. These are 25 Things That Have Always Been Cool And Probably Always Will Be!
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We’ve come full circle.
Anthropologists tell us that this is probably the oldest past-time known to man.
They were a lot cheaper back then.
Looking up at the Milky Way
It was probably even cooler back then because of less light pollution.
When has fire not been cool?
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Back then you were rich; today you’re just quirky and cool.
The meme says it all.
Tanning has been around for thousands of years.
We’ve been fighting wars over this ever since we discovered it.
Socks and sandals
Although today this is mostly just a European phenomenon (and it’s “coolness” is disputable).
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Ancient civilizations like Egypt were really into this stuff.
The Paleo Diet
Although, back then they didn’t have much of a choice.
It’s been cool for quite some time…
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It basically made civilization possible…and still makes civilization possible.
Owning a sword
Maybe in the past it was more practical, but it’s always been very cool.
From ancient Egypt to hipsters
The Northern Lights
They’ll always be cool.
Whoever invented this was definitely the coolest guy in town.
It’s made a comeback.
They used to be worshipped in temples, and today they’ve taken over the internet.
They didn’t really have much else to entertain them back in the day.
They’ve been around for a really, really long time.
This has always been a good way to relax.
Long hair on guys
It makes a comeback every other decade.
Writing on walls
Next time you get in trouble for graffiti, just tell the police you’re practicing an ancient art.
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