Infosphere:Featured article for fortnight 5 of 2011

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Earth is the perfect place for life, the third planet from the sun and home planet of humans, animals and plants as well as robots. In spite of being conquered several times by various aliens, by the 31st century, humans are again the dominant life form on the planet. Earth's government is a planet-wide democracy that is clearly modeled after (if not directly descended from) America's government of today. Even the flag, Old Freebie, is similar to the American flag. The government is largely run by clones, though, in 3000, the Earthican people elected Richard Nixon's head President of Earth. Albeit frequently invaded by Aliens, such as the Omicronians and the Decapodians, Earth seems to be a military power to be reckoned with. (more...)