Dead Pixels are annoying little dark bits you'll see on your screen when a bunch of teeny tiny subpixels are permanently off. It might be a broken transistor or just a pixel that's stuck on black. Or if you're messing around with Google Earth, it might be an 82-centimeter by 82-centimeter square of burnt grass.
We're not sure which came first: Either this guy was playing with Google Earth and had a "Wouldn't it be cool if..." moment, or he's just a pyromaniac with a flair for the geometric who likes to exhibit his work on Google Earth.
Either way, Dutch artist Helmut Smits somehow came upon the decision to burn an almost 3-foot by 3-foot square of ash into the grass somewhere out there in the world in the name of art in public places. When it's viewed from 1 kilometer above the ground (3,280 feet), it looks just like a dead pixel on your monitor at home.
We don't think anyone has found it yet, so happy hunting!