This is supposed to be lifeless, just dissolved salts in hyperacidic water. Image source
About it being lifeless. Scientists Say They've Found a Place on Earth Where No Life Can Thrive
Surreal, not just found in art.
The blobfish, Psychrolutes marcidus. See number 7 on this list of Fantastic & surreal creatures
number 1 is neat too, a caterpillar which convincingly mimics a pit viper when threatened.
This is cool - thanks for the link.
Mmm, these guys are cool! I remember learning about them in Biology.
Ferrofluids are fascinating!
As to the first pic: The Ents are attacking! The others are damn way-out too. Love this stuff.
Non-Newtonian fluid on a speaker cone
This supernumerary rainbow astonishes me. Are we in an alternate reality?