Watch how gross makeup looks at 1600x magnification

YouTuber Tina Yong grabbed an inexpensive digital microscopic camera and shot some extreme closeups of her makeup, to horrifying results. Read the rest

Beautiful microscope photographs of drugs, legal and illegal: LSD, caffeine, GHB, meth, and more.

Who knew caffeine, aspirin, and LSD were so darn beautiful up close?

Human tears, viewed under a microscope

Maurice Mikkers is an artist and licensed lab analyst from the Netherlands. In this series, he photographs his friends' tears using a microscope.

Fantasy worlds that break history's back

Anything can happen in the world of pretend. Microscope is a pen-and-paper game of "fractal history" that forces us to reexamine the rules of the real