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13 microscopic images that will change the way you look at the world

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EVER WONDERED WHAT life is like under a microscope?

Well, we guarantee you won’t be wondering any more after seeing these freaky snaps. Check out these everyday items under a super-strong and mildly scary microscope.

1. A human tongue

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2. The ridge in a fingerprint

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3. A guitar string

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4. Eyelashes

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5. Red blood cells

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6. A scab

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7. Skin, hair and fungus – with the fungus killing the hair

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8. A maggot

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9. Sand

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10. Clay

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11. The surface of a vinyl record

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12. Hair

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13. Skin blistered from heat

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