If you believe Virgin and Google, they’re planning on colonizing Mars in the coming 20 years, through a project called Virgle. I have an underbelly feeling that this is a very serious hoax.

Here’s question 2 of the official Virgle application questionnaire:

  1. I am a world-class expert in
  2. – physics
    – medicine and first aid
    – engineering
    – Guitar Hero II

Here’s the Google guys making asses of themselves: