Ways The World Might Actually End [Infographic]

And also, on the other hand, why the future might turn out pretty good

Welp, here we all are still, the day after tomorrow. Or is today the day after the day after tomorrow? Either way, it's time to put the Mayan apocalypse behind us and start thinking about other ways the world might end.

Today's infographic, by Envisioning Technology's Michael Zappa, design studio Bold Futures, and Ann Vargas, takes a look at several real and imaginary challenges to humanity's continuing survival, from a futurist's perspective: