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The Mars Bunny
March 5, 2004 1:12 PM   Subscribe

NASA and the Mars Bunny. I first heard about it from our own kokogiak. Then the conspiracy theorists: "They're destroying the evidence!" But now NASA has come out to tell us, "It's probably just airbag material."
posted by brownpau (17 comments total)

 
Light wind, eh?
posted by jon_kill at 1:17 PM on March 5, 2004


Awww. I don't care what NASA says, I'm going to think it's cute little fluffy alien bunny.
posted by Salmonberry at 1:28 PM on March 5, 2004


I, for one, welcome our Mars Bunny airbag material overlords.
posted by jazon at 1:31 PM on March 5, 2004


Oh, it's just a harmless little bunny, isn't it?
posted by tr33hggr at 1:32 PM on March 5, 2004


How long till Playboy sues for trademark infringement? Alternately, how long till Playboy uses it as a promotion opportunity?

(I suppose, really, those are one and the same.)
posted by me3dia at 1:36 PM on March 5, 2004


It's an artifact from the long dead Martian race. But in our haste to look at cool rocks, we've taken a pass on this chance to learn the secrets of an alien civilization.
posted by y6y6y6 at 1:42 PM on March 5, 2004


Good thing they covered it up. The last thing NASA wants is a massive funding increase to further investigate life on Mars.
posted by badstone at 1:44 PM on March 5, 2004


Your website has posted an article that PROVES A COVER- UP. The photographic evidence cannot be questioned. I have shown it to some doubters at work and they cannot say anything except question the validaty of the pictures.

This guy has Harvard Law written all over him.
posted by mathis23 at 1:47 PM on March 5, 2004


Those rabbits, long ago, had a highly developed technological civilization, but they set off an environmental apocalypse which trashed Mars. Most of their race fled, in hastily constructed space ships, to Earth and settled here - eventually to evolve into very different forms.

At a crucial bifurcation point in the dim, distant past, their line diverged. One branch turned into the dimly intelligent common rabbit, the other into human beings. The face on Mars is really a profile of a rabbit, and the Sphinx, on Earth, was a rabbit also.

Napoleon's troops shot the ears off.
posted by troutfishing at 2:08 PM on March 5, 2004


If I knew where the "validaty" was in that picture, I'd question it too.

Now, if only we can get this bunny to sing poorly on American Idol... then! Then we'd have a real phenomenon we could package some commercials and a movie deal around.

We have to think big here, people.
posted by chicobangs at 2:09 PM on March 5, 2004


Now we know where Bunnyfire went.
posted by konolia at 2:16 PM on March 5, 2004


Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
posted by majcher at 2:45 PM on March 5, 2004



LESTER (V.O.)
I guess I could be pretty pissed
off about what happened to me...
but it's hard to stay mad, when
there's so much beauty in the
world. Sometimes I feel like I'm
seeing it all at once, and it's too
much, my heart fills up like a
balloon that's about to burst...

ps hated the movie, thank you very much



posted by matteo at 5:55 PM on March 5, 2004


We should call Duck Dodgers about this. Bugs is scamming in on his turf.
posted by moonbiter at 6:25 PM on March 5, 2004


Oh my God, don't you people see the true horror of what's happened here?

Beagle 2 goes missing. What do Beagles like to hunt? Rabbit. Those damned (probably communist) Martian Rabbits have taken their black hearted revenge in the name of their earth bunny cousins.

I showed this theory to some of my co-workers and they agreed with me and they can't even spell validity.
posted by ciderwoman at 8:11 AM on March 6, 2004


"It's probably just airbag material."

And therefore qualified to run for public office.
posted by SPrintF at 9:40 AM on March 6, 2004


Troutfishing, that was a wicked little joke. Thanks for the laugh.
posted by five fresh fish at 10:18 PM on March 6, 2004


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