DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,
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Bigger than big

Today's xkcd is beyond awesome. Just open it, and follow the "click and drag" instructions: http://www.xkcd.com/1110/

Someone did some math on the size of the full image, "At 165888 x 79872 pixels, or 1.3 terapixels, the image would fill the screens of 4212 iPads with retina displays in an 81 x 52 grid. The grayscale image is 12.3 gigabytes in size. If it was printed at a size big enough that you could see the people, it would cover a football end zone."

http://www.comicmix.com/webcomics-you-should-be-reading/2012/09/19/xkcd-click-and-drag-the-biggest-comic-ever/

And someone else has created a "map" to help you cheat:

http://www.wickedglitch.com/2012/09/full-low-res-image-spoiler-map-xkcds-click-and-drag/

(Thanks for the links jmpava!)
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