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42 Earth-Like Planets You Might Actually Want To Live On

Like Earth, but better.

Last updated on July 24, 2015, at 10:09 a.m. ET

Posted on July 24, 2015, at 10:09 a.m. ET

1. Like Earth, but the day is slightly longer so everyone gets an extra hour in bed.

2. Like Earth, but tilted in such a way that the whole planet is in a perpetual first day of Spring.

3. Same, but with Autumn.

4. Like Earth, but it's Christmas all the time.

5. Like Earth, but a year is only seven days long so you have a birthday every week.

6. Like Earth, but there are no Mondays.

NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech / nasa.gov

7. Like Earth, but a bit smaller, so the planet's gravitational pull is less powerful and everyone walks slightly more bouncily.

8. Like Earth, but the planet is half sand and half ocean, so it's really just a huge beach.

9. Same, but also the planet's star doesn't emit UV rays so you never have to worry about putting on sun screen.

10. Like Earth, but it rains diamonds in a totally non-dangerous way so everyone lives in a diamond-encrusted house and drives a diamond-encrusted car.

11. Like Earth, but it constantly smells of petrichor and roses.

NASA, ESA, M. Kornmesser / spacetelescope.org
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12. Like Earth, but there's no buffering.

13. Like Earth, but when you wash spoons they never splash water all over you.

14. Like Earth, but without that time you called your teacher "Mum" when you were eight.

15. Like Earth, but The Simpsons stopped around Season 9.

16. Like Earth, but there are no bad movie sequels.

17. Like Earth, but sassier.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle / nasa.gov

18. Like Earth, but there are no wasps.

19. Like Earth, but everyday at noon there's a puppy parade.

20. Like Earth, but everyone has better hair.

21. Like Earth, but all the other people are cats.

22. Like Earth, but guinea pigs are actual miniature pigs. And they can fly.

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23. Like Earth, but the Wi-Fi never breaks.

24. Like Earth, but nobody posts baby photos on Facebook.

25. Like Earth, but Instagram checks if you really want to like someone's 53-week-old photo before it lets you do it.

26. Like Earth, but all email programs have an undo button that also wipes the recipient's memory of that email.

27. Like Earth, but without Twitter.

NASA/JPL-Caltech / Via nasa.gov

28. Like Earth, but everyone gets a free burrito with guac on Tuesdays.

29. Like Earth, but pizza literally grows on trees.

30. Like Earth, but the clouds are all made of gin and vermouth, and when it rains they make the perfect martini.

31. Same, but that martini does not give you a hangover.

32. Like Earth, but its moon is actually made out of cheese.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt / Via nasa.gov
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33. Like Earth, but there are no people who think the moon landings were faked.

34. Like Earth, but it has a twin planet you can visit when you get bored of the one you normally live on.

35. Like Earth, but its sun is a star that isn't going to swallow us up in five billion years.

36. Like Earth, but it has two suns, and their combined gravitational force miraculously hasn't caused the planet to crumble into dust.

37. Like Earth, but the people there have actually figured out interstellar travel.

38. Like Earth, but you can always find what you're looking for in your bag straight away.

NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech - nasa.gov

39. Like Earth, but beanie babies are actually worth a fortune now.

40. Like Earth, but humans haven't ruined everything yet.

41. Like Earth, but men have been banned.

42. Like Earth, but without Piers Morgan.

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