The image shows the surface of a mosquito egg (from Culex pipiens), which generates a water repellent network by connecting microscopically small structures to trap a thin layer of air. (Credit: Martin Oeggerli, The EMBO Journal)
Seriously, this is ridiculously awesome. I have been wanting to do a broken mirror thing for awhile, this is PERFECT. I know it is a ripped up magazine type thing, but this would be stunning with a broken mirror.