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13 de Septiembre 2005

Guy Jumping from Roof?

Recently someone posted this placemark showing what looks like a guy standing near the edge of a roof on a building near Tokyo, Japan. I say "looks like" because this obviously can't be a man as he would be 50 or 60 feet tall according to my measurement estimate. It really is a weird shot though, and quite amusing when you realize its not real.

This is some kind of suggested visual anomaly and a by-product of a photo resoution problem. You may not see a man in the picture if it wasn't suggested to you first. I remember when NASA scientists thought they had found a "face" on the surface of mars in the 1980s. A later mission took a higher resoultion picture and you could tell it was just a product of rocks and shadows. But, the original picture certainly seemed very much like a human face. Here's a link to a face on Mars story.

Enviado por FrankTaylor at 13 de Septiembre 2005 a las 08:34 AM

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    By the way, I showed this to my wife a few minutes ago and she couldn't see it as a guy at all. She just sees a smokestack. I was laughing as I tried to show her how it looks like a guy, but she couldn't see it.

    I know a bunch of people saw this as a guy as well at the Google Earth Forums. So, it's not just me and the original poster.

    Enviado por: Frank Taylor at 13 de Septiembre 2005 a las 11:16 AM

    Yeah... I don't really see it either... :-S

    Enviado por: Christian Maire at 23 de Enero 2006 a las 11:55 AM

    Ahh, another person easily fooled by those NSA controlled news feeds from NASA...

    Enviado por: James at 16 de Mayo 2006 a las 11:45 PM

    i see a fat guy in a red shirt and blue denim shorts. but that's just me.

    Enviado por: mike at 23 de Septiembre 2006 a las 03:30 PM

    It looks like some big advertising, seems a soccer player on the run.

    Enviado por: Norberto at 7 de Marzo 2007 a las 12:40 PM

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