Ever wanted to look at a painting like Da Vinci's "The Last Supper" up close... REALLY close? Well now you've got your chance. I just saw an AP news story that talks about a 16 Billion pixel image of the famous painting now online.
I am not a hamster, curiosity being what it is I just HAD to take a look. So I clicked on the link http://www.haltadefinizione.com/ at the bottom of the story and then clicked on the picture of the painting.
What you get next is a viewer with the painting loaded. It's got scrolling controls and a zoom control. The level of zoom possible in this picture is flat out amazing. It also goes a long way to show the amount of damage and degradation that's happened over the years.
Definitely worth a look.