Take a Look at the Coolest Panoramic Photo Ever

Get ready to be amazed.

The following photo is a single image of downtown Tokyo, Japan. It took two days to shoot, and four months to edit. The result is an interactive panorama that’s 600,000 pixels wide, and would measure more than 150 feet high if it were printed out.

It’s completely scannable and zoomable and, more than anything, it’s tons of fun. So, go ahead explore the image below. You never know what you may find. Let us know in the comments section if you find something cool.

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35 Responses to “Take a Look at the Coolest Panoramic Photo Ever”

  1. Potato
    July 31, 2013 at 4:43 pm #

    This is the most amazing thing ever!!! Can you find the lady with the green purse? or The dark Blue mo-ped? or an easier one, the men constructing the green building?

    • Longhorn
      August 1, 2013 at 5:44 pm #

      I found the woman.
      #hook ‘em horns!

  2. A/R/D
    August 1, 2013 at 11:45 am #

    The city looks like it’s being turned into a cylinder if you zoom all the way out!

  3. Avenger Nerd
    August 1, 2013 at 11:53 am #

    This is soooooooo cool! :) I really liked it! You can see most of Tokyo from this picture. ;)

  4. Wow
    August 1, 2013 at 12:16 pm #

    There is a guy hitting baseballs and next to him is a clock and it says 12:25 PM

  5. prepper scout
    August 1, 2013 at 9:46 pm #

    Look for the father and child sitting at a bus stop.

  6. billy bob
    August 2, 2013 at 2:15 pm #

    find the tennis players

  7. What?
    August 3, 2013 at 1:06 pm #

    Try to find the small train on the railroad.

  8. Wise Guy
    August 3, 2013 at 1:22 pm #

    If you zoom in very closely until you can’t zoom in anymore and make a person with your fingers, you can make the person walk around on the screen, climb the buildings, and jump across the towers. Sooner than later, you’ll find out: the more faraway you go, the bigger you get. Then, once you get far enough, you can pretend your a giant, and… (Note from What: Sometimes, Wise Guy gets a little bit TOO wise.) http://headsup.boyslife.org/wp-includes/images/smilies/icon_wink.gif

    • purple bird
      August 5, 2013 at 10:20 am #

      I don’t get it. Do you know What or something? Or ARE you What? Peechtival!

      • Wise Guy
        August 7, 2013 at 12:19 pm #

        I’ll have to tell you the hole story. What? and I trace back for years, since we were 6. The one day, What? was like, “Danny( me )! I have to tell you this super coll website!!! It’s called heads’ up, from the Boys’ Life thing!!!” I went to his computer, and when I saw it, and checked things out, I was the most amazing thing I’ve ever seen. Then, I wanted to post a comet, but I didn’t know what my nickname was going to be. I was a only child, which means I have a lot of knowledge, (What? was a last child, meaning he was full of wonder) so I came up with Wise Guy. Name Checker is the same exact person as What?, and What? 2 is also What?. Any of the What?, Wise Guy, & Name checker comets are from both of us, and WISE GUY!!! WHY DO YOU HAVE TO ASK THAT SO MUCH!?!? is me, also. We almost always post comets together, except when I post them on my own computer, like right now. So that’s the story, to make it fair.

      • purple bird
        August 7, 2013 at 5:56 pm #

        Uhhhhhh…. :0 Okay. No offense dude, but it sounds like you just made that up. Peechtival!

      • What?
        August 12, 2013 at 10:23 am #

        You don’t do :O, or :0, you do :o, or a : with a o (lowercase). ((Note) Wise Guy always makes his stories seem made up, even himself, so get used to it. He’s a bad storyteller. ;) )

  9. purple bird
    August 3, 2013 at 6:18 pm #

    Wowzers! Never seen anything like this! Kind of hard to navigate, though. Clay, does this use Flash? Peechtival!

    • Clay Swartz
      August 5, 2013 at 9:44 am #

      Hey, Purple Bird. It doesn’t use flash, but it’s SO big that it takes some time to load. Just be slow with your mouse movements, and you should be OK.

      • purple bird
        August 5, 2013 at 10:18 am #

        You’re right Clay, it is pretty BUG. :P Peechtival!

      • What?
        August 12, 2013 at 10:26 am #

        You mean big? :|

      • purple bird
        August 16, 2013 at 7:01 pm #

        Yes, I mean big, but originally Clay wrote “it’s so BUG.” Peechtival!

  10. purple bird
    August 3, 2013 at 6:21 pm #

    Oh, yeah, right click and select Little World view. Peechtival!

  11. awesomekid64
    August 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm #

    ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha mooooooooooooooooooooooooo

  12. ('!')
    August 6, 2013 at 8:32 am #

    zoom all the way out, put your mouse in the circle thing, and move your mouse up!

  13. jkg010
    August 6, 2013 at 11:55 am #

    find the three silver cars in a line. (hint: there by an orange crane)

  14. awesomekid64
    August 6, 2013 at 5:59 pm #

    CHICKEN TACOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. Coolkid
    August 6, 2013 at 9:30 pm #

    Can U find da GROWN MEN riding a

  16. Coolkid
    August 6, 2013 at 9:35 pm #

    [sorry] KID SIZE train ride![[HINT]it is next 2 a foot ball Feild]

  17. Wise Guy
    August 7, 2013 at 12:57 pm #

    Do right click and click fisheye view, zoom all the way out, and click the left arrow (unless your looking at the left side, then click the right arrow). It seems like you traveling at the speed of light!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) http://headsup.boyslife.org/wp-includes/images/smilies/icon_razz.gif

    • Wise Guy
      August 7, 2013 at 12:59 pm #

      I unlocked the secrets of the smiley face!!!

  18. What? without twitter
    August 11, 2013 at 6:44 pm #

    Clay: To reply to your tweet on the front page, Antidisestablishmentarianism is NOT the longest word. This is the actual longest word: Methionylglutaminylarginyltyrosyglutamylserylleucyphenylalanylalanylglutaminylleucyllysylglutamylarginy… 100 letters later …lglicylisolusy… 1,682 letters later …inylserine. I couldn’t fit all 1,909 letters in it, so I had to skip a lot, but that beats Antidisestablishmentarianism a lot. A LOT. HAHHAH. ( I can make a lot of faces: :) :P ;) )

  19. What?
    August 11, 2013 at 6:47 pm #

    Test. :( :| :o :] :[

  20. ninjapies44
    August 14, 2013 at 2:05 pm #

    (to SPY on PSY)

    • ninjapies44
      August 14, 2013 at 2:10 pm #

      this also makes me dizzy

  21. What?
    August 15, 2013 at 1:21 pm #

    If you click on: Win A Free Copy of One Scary Book, it sends you to Bookzone, not Heads’ Up, but it’s on the Heads’ Up home page. Can you take it off this home page, and leave it on that home page? :? Thanks. :)

  22. Ray
    August 20, 2013 at 5:02 pm #

    See if you can find the Statue of Liberty. (Yes, there is one in Tokyo.)

  23. Me
    August 22, 2013 at 10:45 am #

    They stole ours?!?!

  24. 8/10
    September 18, 2013 at 5:30 pm #

    oh my gosh

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