Enjoy this internet classic: Spider attack. A spider runs circles around its prey, an ant, to tie it up in webbing. Fascinating… and then surprising.
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Turn your smartphone into a digital microscope for around $10:
This DIY conversion stand is more than capable of functioning in an actual laboratory setting. With magnification levels as high as 175x, plant cells and their nuclei are easily observed! In addition to allowing the observation of cells, this setup also produces stunning macro photography.
This human eye video close-up, via io9’s Incredible Photographs of Fractals Found in the Natural World, was filmed by AJ Korkidakis. The one below, which isn’t as crisp but goes into more detail about the eye’s different parts, is from a series on Extreme Detail:
From the archives: a ladybug swarm + more slow motion.