Mars is the star of the news cycle right now, but this new time-lapse video of Earth from the International Space Station kind of gives the Red Planet a run for its money.

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Sure, Mars is remote, mysterious, awesome, and uninfested by humans, but you have to admit that Curiosity’s photos aren’t exactly pretty. Maybe Earth is the good-looking, dumb one of the solar system.

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