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What moments have been worldwide turning points of the 21st century?

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  1. Sherbert Hoover

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    In my eyes (American here), the following have been the ten largest turning points since the year 2000 (non-Internet):

    September 11th attacks
    Completion of the Human Genome Project
    Evidence of flowing water on Mars
    Demonstrated existence of the Higgs Boson
    Spread of the Ebola Virus
    Hurricane Katrina
    2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake/Tsunami
    Disintegration of the Columbia
    The Financial crisis of 2007?08
    Release of Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

    What say you?
     
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    I would add Columbine (1999 but still, changed tons especially in the US), ISIS and the Ukraine conflict.
     
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    The iPhone.

    Think of all the devices and services which were simply not around before this.
     
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    I thought it was pretty momentous when I was born.

    I'll never look at a vijayjay the same way again.
     
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    The world took a turn? :eek: Didn't notice anything out of the ordinary.
     
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    I would the popularity of Youtube and Twitter that has revolutionized almost everything.
     
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