Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/08/17/firefox_crop_circle/

Aliens choose Firefox

Space message outlines fave extraterrestrial browser

By Tracey Cooper

Posted in Bootnotes, 17th August 2006 15:25 GMT

A crop circle in the shape of the Firefox logo has appeared in a wheat field near Amity, Oregon.

The 220 foot phenomenon, discovered on August 12, is clearly a representation of the open source browser.

Firefox crop circle

Scientific explanations for the shamelessly promotional piece of cerealogy have been dismissed in favour of evidence of extraterrestrial contact attempts.

Though communication means have traditionally been limited, our out-of-Earth neighbours' message is a clear: aliens prefer Firefox.

Just as we thought.

Previous terrestrial Firefox evangelism has included stunts such as the Firefox mural from cornstarch and kool-aid, and the Firefox weather balloon. ®