Reading up on the Windows XP wallpaper; the green grassy hill was selected over the red dunes image due to the dunes' buttock-like appearance.

The more you know!

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bliss_(i

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Here are the two images mentioned above, both owned by Microsoft and taken by photographer Charles O'Rear and available as backgrounds on Windows XP.

I'm also ridiculously happy there's a citation for this claim, and OF COURSE it's to Raymond Chen's blog, which is a wonderful source of delightful tidbits about Windows history and development.

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