This appears to be a couple of years old now, but I just came across it thanks to a link over at The Lippard Blog and it’s too nifty not to share. Some enterprising folks got together and figured out how to generate images in falling drops of water not unlike the half-tone images folks used to generate on ASCII printers. The end result looks something like this:
The site used to have links to Quicktime movies of the effect in action, but they’re down at the moment. It’s an impressive effect in the still images none-the-less. The text appears to be in German which I am illiterate in so perhaps one of our European regulars will do us the service of translating it.