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The vast reaches of space aren't humanity's only unexplored regions, and Richard Branson and a group of adventurers are looking in the opposite direction, toward the deepest trenches in Earth's oceans. Constructed from 8,000 pounds of carbon fiber and titanium, Vigin Oceanic's submarine is the only piloted craft in existence that has "full ocean depth" capability. Branson, et al, plan to take it to its limits in a series of five deep dives.
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For all that might be interested Richard Branson is officially Crazy.
Edited by pyra - 4/14/11 at 8:26am
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its funny how we try to explore the galaxy and everything when we havent even explored the planet fully, Could be interesting to see whats down there - maybe new life forms and such? maybe alien temples as well lol
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its funny how we try to explore the galaxy and everything when we havent even explored the planet fully, Could be interesting to see whats down there - maybe new life forms and such? maybe alien temples as well lol
Alien temples would be nice, I guess he will find some weird and wonderful creatures down there that are very alien to us though, like this beauty

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Alien temples would be nice, I guess he will find some weird and wonderful creatures down there that are very alien to us though, like this beauty

Looks yummeh.
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Alien temples would be nice, I guess he will find some weird and wonderful creatures down there that are very alien to us though, like this beauty

*** is that?! XD That thing is insane looking. Creepy...



EDIT: Wow... can't use the good old "What The F..." on here? I mean comon... it's an abbreviation... it's not the same as a "swear" it's more like saying fudge... we all know what it means...
Edited by Xzeara - 4/14/11 at 6:27am
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Alien temples would be nice, I guess he will find some weird and wonderful creatures down there that are very alien to us though, like this beauty

Looks like a cross between GabeN and a moomin.
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its funny how we try to explore the galaxy and everything when we havent even explored the planet fully, Could be interesting to see whats down there - maybe new life forms and such? maybe alien temples as well lol
maybe atlantis ?
    
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We are finally going to find that Stargate!!!!
 
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its funny how we try to explore the galaxy and everything when we havent even explored the planet fully, Could be interesting to see whats down there - maybe new life forms and such? maybe alien temples as well lol
The ocean is super high pressure at extreme depths. Space is not.
    
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We are finally going to find that Stargate!!!!
This !
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