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50 Incredible Shots You May Not Have Seen Yet[Pix]

Path-Laying Machine

The Internal Mechanism of a Watch by Patek Philippe, Considered the Finest Watchmaker in the World

Sunset and Eclipse Happening at the Same Time

Algodones Sand Dunes Curvy Border Fence in Southern California

Perfect Cubes of Pyrite Formed by Mother Nature

Bismuth Is a Chemical Element With An Amazing Iridescent Oxide Surface

Coins Stacked in Such a Way That They Extend Past the Edge of the Table

Melted Glass in a Fire Damaged Building

World's Deepest Swimming Pool - 113 Ft. Deep and Holding 600,000 Gallons

A Turtle Riding a Jellyfish

A Child's Skull Before Losing Baby Teeth

You Won't Believe How Accurate GE's New CT Scanner Is

Horizontally Spiraled Bricks On a New Restaurant Building

Lizard Shed His Entire Face in One Go

Intricate Colored Pencil Drawing of a Wave

This Eggshell Has More Than 20,000 Holes Drilled in It

Sverd i fjell Giant Sword Monument in Norway

Present Day Manhattan Versus What It Would Have Looked Like 400 Years Ago

Cool Idea for a Bridge

This Is What Space Mountain Looks Like With the Lights On

Cabbage Geometry

Dubai in 1990 Above Dubai, from the Same Perspective, in 2008

The Fukang Meteorite

Human Vision (Top) vs. Cat Vision (Bottom)

A Cabinet Carved to Look Like a Digital Glitch

Grass After a Lightning Strike

This 3D-Printed Cast Uses Ultrasound to Heal Bones 40% Faster

Bridge Over Icy Water

Fireworks, When the Camera Refocuses During the Explosion

Wounded Lion Sculpture in Honor of Swiss Guards Who Died in the French Revolution - Luzern, Switzerland

Artist Designs a Wolf Out of Pipe Cleaners

Sand Bar Off the Bermuda Triangle That Caught 16 Ships

Lenticular 'UFO' Cloud

The Runway at the Gibraltar International Airport Has a Road Crossing It

Loaf of Art. Each Color Was Layered to Form the Picture. Apparently Each Slice Sold for $5000.

View of Space Shuttle Atlantis from the International Space Station

All of Humanity in One Picture... Almost

What a Liter Bottle of Soda Looks Like Before Compressed Air Is Added

If Earth Had Rings Like Saturn

Rarely Seen Back of the Hoover Dam Before It Was Filled with Water in 1936

Marlon Brando Before and After His Makeup Was Done for His Role in the Godfather

Power Strip Liberators

Cross Section of Undersea Cable

Everybody Who's Every Lived and Died On Earth Vs. People Who Are Alive Today

This Is Only One Picture

Cryptex Flash Drive

Cross Section of a Commercial Airplane

There Are 1 Million Different Colors in This Picture

Hitler Had to Cut His Moustache to Fit Into a Gas Mask. This Is How He Looked Before

A Fish That Eats Prey Up to 10x Its Mass and Twice Its Length

Literally the only time I have ever been impressed.

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furrything
Male, 50-59, Europe
 857 Posts
Thursday, September 25, 2014 9:34:54 AM
Ollie, IMHO, is one of the most intelligent commenters here on IAB. I always look out for his avatar, to see what he has to say.
And I'm a Brit.

Sleepyhallow
Male, 50-59, Western US
 1831 Posts
Friday, August 1, 2014 2:07:24 AM
Go easy HiEv, Ollie is not very bright.
He's a conservative so don`t confuse him with facts or math.

incubus_inc
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 961 Posts
Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:14:05 AM
Ok so the single picture one blew my freakin mind. The one with a million colors trips you out if you look at it long enough.

HiEv
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 598 Posts
Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:45:42 AM
@OldOllie: It's the same image, it`s just your browser scales it down, so some colors aren`t displayed.

Also, your math is wrong. Each pixel in a full color BMP is 24-bits, which is 3 bytes, one byte for red, green, and blue each. So 1,000,000 pixels x 3 bytes = 3 MB (SI) or ~2.86 MB. I have no idea how you got "more than 2 GB" from that.

There is a way to get a JPEG to store the colors correctly, but you`d have to create the DCUs (the blocks that make up JPEG images) manually.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14431 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:32:20 PM
@HiEv I think maybe you got me on a technicality. My browser is set to a zoom factor of 100%, but the image only displays at 640 x 640. That is because the HTML code specifies width="640". So, THIS image does not contain 1 million colors However, if I right-click it, copy it, and paste it into Irfanview, it is indeed 1000 x 1000. I, too, doubt seriously, though, that it still has 1 million unique colors after going through jpeg compression. A bitmap this size would be more than 2 Gb.

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