10 virtual realities to look forward to

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Finally, imagination won’t just be for your mind and secret thought journal — it’ll be for your eyes.

Virtual reality is on the rise, and the only thing that could stop it is if it turns out to be a lame fad like 3D movies or motion-controlled video games.

Soon you’ll be able to live these better, more virtual version of your life, free from all the hurtful realities that plague you now.

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    A reality where every bite of a sandwich is the best bite and you get all the ingredients at once without spilling anything or having to drag out like half the tomato on accident.

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    A reality where the cold breeze doesn’t fly up my shirt and force me to tuck it in like some sort of square who gets bullied by the elements.

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    A reality where belts have a notch in between the one that makes my pants feel too tight and the one that makes them feel too loose so I can finally walk around comfortably for once in my god damn life.

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    A reality where it’s a temperate 52 degrees with some wind chill every day so I can wear comfortable layered outfits and not have to worry about humidity on my hair or frost on my garden’s snapdragons.

    Image: Zack Seckler/Corbis
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    A reality where I have a sweet ass chinchilla named Carmelo Chinchilla who I teach to sing “Ooh Child” by The Five Stairsteps as we solve mysteries together.

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    A reality where all bugs are dead but it hasn’t effected the ecosystem in any drastic fashion and everything is better for it.

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    A reality where I can tell if I exaggerated my head nod enough to make sure it doesn’t just look like I’m staring at you for a long time as we walk past each other.

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    A reality where every time I play a board game there isn’t one vital piece missing forcing me to replace it with a stupid thumb tack that constantly pricks my finger throughout the game.

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    A reality where all pretzels are salted evenly and don’t always have 60% of the salt covering only 30% of the damn pretzel it’s so easy just salt my whole damn pretzel. What is so difficult about that?

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    A reality without war, famine, poverty, inequality, bigotry, bad people AND where I have a sweet ass Cockatoo named Carly Cockatoo who can play a tiny saxophone and tells me when people are lying using her bird mind.

    Image: Zack Seckler/Corbis

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