The end of the world is not normally at the forefront of people’s minds, although those with anxiety may feel differently. We of course would not want to see the beautiful world come to an end. However, looking back at history, we have had many close encounters of several events that could have almost ended the world. Whether it was due to a global pandemic, natural disaster, extraterrestrial objects, or by our own doing, the earth is sacred and in danger if not taken care of the way it needs to survive. Here, we look at 10 of those incidents where the world almost ended.

They may just shock you. Read on and click Next to learn more.