What, For The Love Of God, Is This Gross Thing?

I'll give you a hit: It came straight from a human mouth.

It's used dental floss, photographed by Steve Gschmeissner. I don't know what the hell is that purple stuff, and I don't want to know. It's one is a series of photos in a Daily Mail article showing everyday objects under Scanning Electronic Microscopes. Here's another fascinating one, of a needle and a thread.

Now what I expected. It's weirdly unsettling how everything seems so brittle and disorganised at this scale. [Daily Mail]

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