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17 Times Life Decided It Wasn't Going to Be Kind

You can't choose when it'll happen to you. Just be glad that it's probably not happening right now.

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19 of the Most Unbelievable Things About Human History

It can seem like the world only began when we were born, but in reality our whole lives are just minuscule dots in history. There have been countless humans before us, and a lot of them did some pretty amazing things. Thinking about the past really puts things into perspective, and I think everyone needs a little wake up call now and then to remember that some pretty crazy stuff went down before we were around. Here's 19 stories from AskReddit about some very cool things humanity has achieved so far. Inspiring. 

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A Scientist Predicts We're Overdue for an "Extinction Level Event" and the Internet Just Cannot Wait

You'd think most people would be worried, but after a year like this one some people are just ready to get it overwith.

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Almost 100 million euros has been spent so far on conservation efforts for the last 250 remaining Iberian lynxes in the wild. But the charismatic species is likely to go extinct within 50 years because the current management plans do not account for the effects of climate change.