Tag Archives: nature

Pyrite cubic crystals, square nature.

Los Prismos Basálticos, Mexico. Nature goes blocky.


Cross sea at Île de Ré, France. The waves of two weather systems meet and create a dangerous grid.


Fingal’s Cave in Scotland. Good example of how nature’s hexagonal bias can produce blocky shapes.

Devils Postpile, USA. Nature’s own hexagonal tessellations, square blocks and straight pillars.

Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. Although humans are arguably the most digital animal, sometimes nature does some very square & hexagonal things..


Snake scales, nature text-mode locomotion.

The Textile Cone is a venomous cone snail that can kill humans. Some people have called it the Textmode Killer of the Sea. Pic from Wikipedia.