This is the Namba (NOT NAMBLA) Parks Building in Osaka, Japan. As you can see unless hummingbirds pecked both your retinas out, it looks like a giant (first generation) Playstation 3. Coincidence? Or conspiracy? I don't care, just as long as it can play Red Dead Redemption ON THE MOON. Aaaaand I just rode my horse off a cliff into a crater. Great. Sea of Tranquility my ass, I think I just heard a spacewolf!
Visualized: PlayStation 3 is big in Japan [engadget]
Thanks to Jeremy, whose fort looks like a fitted sheet stretched across two stools. Hey -- that's impressive too.
Note: The high-res versions of the landing sites are HERE (Apollo 12), HERE (Apollo 14) and HERE (Apollo 17).
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