Self-lifting crystals

Have you ever expected that a salt crystals would grow legs and stand up? This is exactly what Herish Salim, Paul Kolpakov, Daniel Bonn and Noushine Shahidzadeh reported in an article in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters last year. Read more in one of the following articles:

C2W: Zoutkristal op stelten
ChemistryWorld: Salt crystal grows legs to avoid slippery surface
J. Phys. Chem. Lett.: Self-lifting NaCl Crystals