The whole image — composed of two weighs 268 megabytes, but Zoomify makes it hot butterish smooth to pan and zoom. I’m glad the LRO can transmit at 100 megabytes per second. Now, could they please take a similar horizontal photo of one of the Apollo sites? [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]
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Image Cache. As the US election nears, America can at times feel like a hideous and hateful place. Let this map of the United States' river basins made by Imgur user Fejetlenfej remind you that, at the very least, it can be beautiful. Fejetlenfej -- a geographer who sells their maps on Etsy -- created the image using QGIS software, which is an open-source geographic information system. The map depicts both "the permanent and temporary streams and rivers," the creator explained. They divided the streams into catchment areas, which show when rainfall flows into a river, lake or reservoir. Using the Strahler Stream Order Classification, which is a system used by geologists to define stream sizes, Fejetlenfej explained that on the map, "the higher the stream order, the thicker the line".
Video. Bicycles with lights ringing their back wheels and expert visual editing basically turns regular mountain biking into light cycles on The Grid in Tron. It's already a cool effect in real time because the lights start spiralling with the wheels, but reaches another level of awesomeness with some editing in post-production because the frames get stitched up to look as if the light were leaving colourful trails in nature. I wish this actually happened in real life.