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The world is ending. What did we achieve?

From fire to the iPhone 6, humankind has created some pretty impressive stuff during our short blip of existence in the universe. Armageddon might upon us just yet, but with the ice caps melting, the rainforests felling and a global spike in violence that bucks the trend of millenia, it might not be far off.

In place of a complete retrospective, this infographic highlights some of the biggest achievements – and the biggest mistakes – that our species has made to date.

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