This is a self portrait taken by the Mars Rover Curiosity with Mount Sharp in the background. Presumably it's a mirror shot because I don't see the arm it used to take the pic. Fine, it's actually a composite of 55 different images. You just had to ruin all the fun, didn't you? Here I was having a great time imaging Curiosity taking shots of itself in the bathroom mirror, and you had to go and take it away from me. I hate you for that. God, you make me want to drink. Antifreeze.
Thanks to bri79, who likes to take pictures of himself in those windows that are reflective like mirrors on the outside, but have people working in an office on the inside. Oh man, I always pick my teeth in those.
In outerspace news, the Curiosity Rover just beamed back some pictures to earth that scientists are saying provide proof-positive evidence that flowing water once existed on the red planet. Cool, now maybe if we time traveled back a billion years we could drink it.
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Note: Worthwhile higher-res shot HERE, but be sure to visit the source for an ultra-ultra high res version.
Because I can will things to happen with my mind if I think about them for too long (even accidentally), the Mars rover Curiosity recently took a picture of its privates... / Continue →
Because apparently even robotic rovers need to update their Facebook profile picture from time to time, Curiosity took this picture of its face (actually its mast -- the "eye" is its rock burning laser blaster) and beamed it back to earth. No word if Curiosity plans to start t... / Continue →