Hold Up, Is There a Buddha Statue On Mars?

Published On 10/18/2015 Published On 10/18/2015

Forget space crabs, forget space babes, because Buddha might be taking up residence on the dusty red planet. And he's loving it!

HuffPo reports that a "'Buddha'-like statue has been spotted on Mars," suggesting alien life could have built it. On the other hand, it also could just be a bunch of harmless rocks coincidentally shaped like the enlightened one. 

Buddha or rocks? Whle this "statue" has been spotted before, this is the first time we've gotten a clear view of the jovial mass of rocks. Scott C. Waring, a self-proclaimed "UFOlogist," goes on to say: "I think we have seen this statue before, but never this close up. ... [It] shows a face and head turned to its right, with breasts and a plump stomach, shoulders."


Breasts? Plump stomach? Shoulders? That sounds shockingly like Gautama Buddha--but, you know, could just be a pile of plump rocks. If you're up there, Buddha, please confirm whether or not Mars needs moms. I'll just see myself out. 

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Jeremy Glass is a writer for Thrillist and also has breasts and a plump stomach. 



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