The cosmic "ice sculptures" of the Carina Nebula. This picture is probably an artist's photo shopped rendering of the ice pillars because it is much more detailed than photos of the more organic, cloud-shaped ice pillars currently on Hubble's site. Even so, it's beautiful.
HBO's fantasy epic Game of Thrones starts this weekend, and we're seeing dragons everywhere. Dragons perched over cities! Dragons on electric guitars! People and their pets dressed as dragons! Dragons are the universal signifier of awesomeness.