Hide Pictures in a Histogram

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Anyone with even minimal image processing experience will likely have a good grasp on a luminance histogram– a graphical display of the color range and prevalence in a given image. Most of the time, a histogram should look something like a sine wave mixed with a mountain, but some enterprising hackers have figured out how to do a bit of switcheroo on the image-histogram relationship, creating a mostly content empty image, but visually interesting histogram. [via]

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