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How often have you witnessed something too amazing to believe, only to hate yourself all day because you didn't manage to get photographic proof that it happened? It's a crushing defeat, but we can take solace in knowing that once in a great while, fate and smartphones work together to preserve incredible images.

Case in point: this picture of a woman spilling a cocktail on a kid.

How did this happen? Why did it happen? What happened right afterward? And what the hell is that brown sludge in the martini glass? These are all unanswerable questions, which makes the photo all the better.

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Reddit's Photoshop pros got to work right away.

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It's fair to speculate that this photo will live in infamy, continuing to pop up when we least expect it—and I can't say I'll ever not laugh.