It looks like something from a J. R. R. Tolkein story, but this is a real place. It's called Ball's Pyramid and it sits off the coast of Australia in the South Pacific.
Why is this man smiling? And what does it have to do with ginormous bugs and Ball's Pyramid?
Robert Krulwich, of Radio Lab, tells the whole story on his Krulwich Wonders blog.
Check it out.