For the longest my desktop wallpaper has been a big picture of Selma Hayek's cleavage, and I can't believe I'm saying this, but I got sick of looking at it. So this morning while I was waiting for my hashes to brown I did some copying & pasting to make this.
The line art is from the plaques on the Pioneer 10 and 11 space probes, and the letters are masked from the golden discs that are on the Voyager 1 and 2 probes - two of the messages we've sent to extraterrestrial beings. As you can see I have all the photoshop skills of a blind chimpanzee, but yet I find it visually appealing. I like how the text makes the guy's hand look a little less "greetings from Earth" and a little more "hey what up".
Also made a non-widescreen wallpaper version: http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17...ck1024x768.jpg