2017 certainly had its low moments. The world seems more unpredictable than ever, with bad news being a near constant in our lives. Because of this endless cycle, good news stories are few and far between.
Helpfully, Twitter user Jacob Atkins decided to compile a short list of some of the great things we accomplished this year, positive and genuinely interesting achievements that you would struggle to locate in a news update dominated by war, terror, Trump, Brexit, North Korea and all the other critically important yet divisive and controversial issues that we love to spend our days arguing about.
Scroll down below to check out Jacob’s list.