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5. Mother Earth. Time to dedicate one whole day to seeing how much we screwed up our planet in the last 364. This year's tally is not especially promising. Carbon dioxide concentrations are nearly 50% higher than they were in preindustrial times. Sidenote: If someone could figure out how to get carbon dioxide molecules to stop destroying the planet and start competing against each other in a televised dance off, they'd be a billionaire. On the plus side, scientists have discovered several planets that may have similar atmospheric conditions to earth, so we can always jump ship if need be. Happy Earth Day, indeed.