Mundane News or Portal 3 viral ad?

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#1 Edited by psylah (2343 posts) -

"A strange metal ball dropped out of the sky and slammed into the remote grassland of northern Namibia recently, according to press reports.

The 14-inch-wide (35-centimeter) metallic sphere hit the ground about 480 miles (750 kilometers) north of Windhoek, the African country's capital. It left a crater 13 inches (33 cm) deep and 12.5 feet (3.8 meters) across, the Agence-France Presse (AFP) reported Thursday.

The metal "space ball" weighs 13 pounds (6 kilograms). It has a rough surface and appears to consist of two halves that were welded together, according to AFP.

The mystery sphere was discovered in mid-November, but local authorities held off on announcing the find until they could perform a few tests. They determined it poses no danger to the public."
 

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/45770560/ns/today-today_tech/t/mysterious-space-ball-crashes-down-namibia-grasslands/
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#2 Posted by AndrewB (7816 posts) -

If all our alien enemies can muster is a hollow metallic sphere, at least we have nothing to worry about.

Or maybe it's supposed to be a peace offering?

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#3 Posted by Azteck (7415 posts) -

I guess he saw enough of space.

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#4 Posted by Video_Game_King (36564 posts) -

@AndrewB said:

If all our alien enemies can muster is a hollow metallic sphere, at least we have nothing to worry about.

Or maybe it's supposed to be a peace offering?

Actually, it was just a game of basketball gone horribly wrong. In fact, we've just finished repairs on the broken Shield.

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#5 Posted by Twisted_Scot (1213 posts) -

Mythbusters are at it again I see.

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#6 Posted by TEHMAXXORZ (1190 posts) -

SPAAAAAAAAACE!

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#7 Posted by Pobearo (119 posts) -

Valve fans really go the extra mile for fake viral ads

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#8 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19300 posts) -

Too early, I'm not interested.

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#9 Posted by EuanDewar (5160 posts) -

@AhmadMetallic said:

Too early, I'm not interested.

Well played.

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