Dragonfly Wings Are Amazing In Slow Motion

Destin, our friend over at Smarter Every Day, has expanded our brains once again. Did you know that dragonfly wings work differently than nearly every other insect, utilising a direct flight mechanism?

Did you know that they can operate each wing independently, enabling them to glide like a bird? Even if you did know all that, you’ve probably never seen that complex musculature in action.

Shooting these beautiful bugs with a Phantom Miro high-speed camera, we get a unique and mesmerising view. I’ll never look at them the same way again. [Smarter Every Day]