Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.
There's an incredible waterfall in Iceland called Litlanesfoss that features amazing hexagonal rock formations. The phenomenon is known as columnar jointed basalt, which form "due to stress as the lava cools. The lava contracts as it cools, forming cracks. Once the crack develops it continues to grow. The growth is perpendicular to the surface of the flow." Read more at Kottke.org
Some very fine Super Mario Bros. Easter eggs by LMNOPeas
Street artist Shepherd Fairey designed the patch for a new space mission - Casis
The Google Graveyard. I had no idea...