2016 sure was a strange year. In fact, it’s been one of the most hated years in recent memory. It’s not exactly hard to see why. An unqualified and unpredictable politician rose to one of the most important political posts in the world, violent extremism was prevalent all over the world and political turmoil was everywhere. In entertainment, the year claimed the lives of some of the world’s most inspirational celebrities. That’s not to say that the world didn’t feature any good to go along with all that bad. It’s just that the bad was on the surface wherever we looked.
Here are 10 images that perfectly describe the topsy-turvy roller-coaster that was 2016: