Time is a flat circle, and between the quarantine and the never-ending mind-boggling madness of our ever-escalation geopolitical chaos, it's become increasingly difficult to understand our own temporal existence in the seemingly endless cesspool known as 2020.
So game developer Rami Ismail came up with a helpful solution: is2020over.com.
Besides the depressing but unequivocal "NO," the website also tracks all of the insane events we've witnessed in the last 15 years of 5 months, just to help you make sense of the incomprehensible timeline that we're living on.
Is 2020 over? [Rami Ismail]
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