This close-up view of the Moon's dark south shows its pock-marked surface, captured by the European Space Agency's SMART-1 spacecraft. It uses 40 individual images to cover an area of about 500 x 150 km. You can see an annotated map of the same view here
There's no end to fantasies about living on the moon. Actually possible moon bases, fictional Nazi moon bases, insane Newt Gingrich moon bases. Swedish artist Mikael Genberg has a more modest goal: one, tiny, uninhabited lunar house by 2015.
Not happy with your internet speeds? There's a simple solution: just move to the Moon. Researchers just beamed Wi-Fi there, and the connection is probably faster than anything you've got in your neighbourhood.