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The Earth has been around for 4.5 billion years, so it was very kind and ambitious of Buzzfeed contributor Mitchell Moffit to put together this claymation/magic marker video that compresses this lengthy history into a 24-hour period.

Here are some highlights: 4 a.m.: single-celled organisms, 1 p.m.: cells with internal organs, 6:30 p.m.: multi-cellular organisms, 8:30 p.m: seed plants, 8:50 p.m.: jellyfish. Humans arrive at midnight. Each human life lasts for an instant. Enjoy.

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