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MDA
17-10-2012, 13:17:56
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-19959531

it's even Earth-sized!

Funko
17-10-2012, 14:01:49
"surface of molten rock" is what I look for in a new home.

MDA
17-10-2012, 14:08:52
that's just a psychic trick to discourage us from visiting, she's shy

or she knows us too well

zmama
17-10-2012, 14:22:52
Sounds cozy

Venom
17-10-2012, 17:46:25
Orbits closer than Mercury so every year would be a month. I could finally live to 500!

Dyl Ulenspiegel
17-10-2012, 18:45:40
500 degrees?

Venom
17-10-2012, 18:54:31
I'll be as tan as a German on holiday.

Funko
18-10-2012, 07:59:20
Orbits closer than Mercury so every year would be a month. I could finally live to 500!

Dude 500/12 is 41. No way your fat ass will live to 41 without a massive heart attack.

Venom
18-10-2012, 11:31:28
Maybe they don't have heart attacks on that planet.

zmama
18-10-2012, 11:33:57
Some sort of gravity thing?

Dyl Ulenspiegel
18-10-2012, 11:49:57
Probably more to do with molten rock.

MoSe
19-10-2012, 15:21:15
they have psi attacks

zmama
19-10-2012, 15:24:30
*groan*

Oerdin
21-10-2012, 04:17:20
I kind of liked that pun.