Johnny Mongstad

Johnny Mongstad

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A monster? An alien? Nope, this is a macroscopic image of a Polychaete, or bristle worm. They can survive intense sea pressures and some live around deep sea vents, miles below the surface. Life can live in the most peculiar places.


These 10 gross living things — from bed bugs to the superbug MRSA — can be found lurking in your bed and on your body as you sleep.

Thanks to electron microscopes, we can get an extremely close-up view of the wonder—or the horror—of the world around us.

This image, snapped by a low temperature scanning electron microscope (LTSEM), shows a frozen first instar nymph of the Leptinotarsa decemlineata—also known as the Colorado Potato Beetle—magnified 100 times.

Monster mantis. Yep really gross....hummm but yet it looks familiar....I believe this may have been the inspiration to the monster in the movie "Aliens:

Aliens on Earth: macro pictures of praying mantises and bugs by Igor Siwanowicz. Igor cites his main influence as the works of the designer of the monster from the Alien films, HR Giger. A giant devil's flower mantis