Joe McManis runs the Snowflake Fail blog, which chronicles the various places non-hexagonal snowflakes are found in
Bonus snowflake failage:
- What's Wrong With This Snowflake? covers Nature magazine's uses of octagonal snowflakes on their own Web site.
- HP takes datacenter topology inspiration from snowflakes but nobody told the people who designed their home page, who decided that snowflakes should have seven sides, sometimes eight. I wonder if their data centers still work.