Humans are a fairly resilient species. We’ve survived for over 200,000 years and had to overcome famines, drought, disease, climate change, and natural disasters. However, it does beg the question: is there a single event that could wipe out humanity? Or at least decimate our numbers to the point where we can’t bounce back? The short answer is… of course. There are several. These are 10 ways it could happen.
10. Alien Disease
One day, you’re sitting at home minding your own business watching the local news. The top story is that a small comet crashed in some town about an hour away. You think it’s interesting, but it didn’t hit anyone or anything, so you forget about it pretty quickly.