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35 Everyday Things Made SO Insanely Cool Under a Microscope

Sometimes we forget how intricate just about everything is that surrounds us every day! These 35 insanely cool pictures of everyday things should help remind us of that. Haha.

A Banana

A Banana

The surface of a vinyl disc

The surface of a vinyl disc

Velcro

Velcro

Blood cells

Blood cells

Used dental floss

Used dental floss

The filament of a tungsten lightbulb

The filament of a tungsten lightbulb

Toothbrush bristles

Toothbrush bristles

Toilet paper

Toilet paper

The foot of a common housefly

The foot of a common housefly

A sutured wound

A sutured wound

The split-end of a human hair

The split-end of a human hair

Spider skin

Spider skin

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186 comments
melrosemiss
melrosemiss

Loved these posts.  Your link to subscribe via email is not working.  

Judith Wexler Rosenbaum
Judith Wexler Rosenbaum

The first time I looked through a microscope I was hooked. Still am. These photos are marvelous ( except maybe the eyelashes....!). Thanks.

Janet Adebayo
Janet Adebayo

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BiancaWB
BiancaWB

Some are cool, but the first one is just a banana trunk, and not under a microscope... And what is with the crazy colors? Do things change color that drastically when magnified?

Maria Boyce
Maria Boyce

Hey NIcky my cellphone has been pitched your need pot just call around home. Maria

Cari Tritz
Cari Tritz

I seriously want to throw up, Laura

Milja Cumbo
Milja Cumbo

When I saw sweat pores I thought of Dan \U0001f62c

Lori Danz
Lori Danz

I love this! We have to use these in class!

Lindsey Morgan
Lindsey Morgan

i would LOVE LOVE LOVE to have a microscope it would be awesome to look at everything... if anyone KNEW me they would know a microscope would be the best gift to get me... that and a telescope! :-D

HeatherSmull
HeatherSmull

First one is a margarita under a microscope, and the second one is a pina colada.  :)

Susie R Campbell
Susie R Campbell

Nice collection of images. Do you remember when they came out with ties whose patterns were different vitamins? The orange juice looks like the vitamin C pattern.

Tiffany Koch
Tiffany Koch

Ok a banana is creepy lol, the flea and lice look like space creatures, the eye lashes look so weird and make me really want to wash my face a lot more eww. But certainly cool to look at thank you!

roomh4
roomh4

Do you happen to have the magnification of the items under the microscope?


thanks


IH

KobirRay
KobirRay

If vinyl Disc is CD according to "mary" here, then my age is 100 although i was born in the late 20th century. :)

mary
mary

vinyl disc is basically a CD

dinnerk79
dinnerk79

Absolutely amazeballs!!! I love these pictures, actually use 1 as a wallpaper on phone. Also i think my faves are the snow & ice ones. They look like buildings from rivendale on lord of the rings! Top class work ''SDL'' I look forward to seeing more....bacteria on bar of soap maybe? A snot? Glass, some more sand...Id also like to see what lives on lipstick eyeshadow mascara etc. Cant wait!!! Well done. x

Timoklon
Timoklon

those little yellow footballs seem to turn up a lot

alfalf
alfalf

What's a vinyl disc?


mychaelmay
mychaelmay

hmm so that's what dust realy looks like. that's a little disterbing 

mychaelmay
mychaelmay

that does not look like chocolate. infact that looks pretty nasty if you ask me

Taylor Taylor
Taylor Taylor

does anyone know what those little yellow ball organism looking things are that are on the fly's foot and the spider's skin? would love to know! :) thanks!

AhrjayRuru
AhrjayRuru

@BiancaWB the weird colour change is because microscope cameras are generally only able to capture images in black and white, the images get colourised based on the elemental make up of the item/s being photographed. 

SteveIrons
SteveIrons

@Taylor Taylor Honeycombs cereal!

ShellieP
ShellieP

@PostNatural That's because it is made from a phytoplankton called coccolithophore.