When water droplets impact super hydrophobic powder at a high enough velocity, they "freeze" into place. The powder fully encapsulates the droplet, forming shapes resembling bowling pins, ice cream cones, and more.
This video is a submission to the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics Gallery of Motion for 2012.
arXiv article containing this video
Physics Buzz Blog Post
Video Credit: Jeremy Marston, Ying Zhu, Ivan Vakarelski, and Siggi Thoroddsen from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Music: Artist -- Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea. Song -- Romance De Juegos Prohobidos. Performer --