11 Macro Photos Reveal The Hidden World Around Us

Dog’s Paw

A common myth about our canine companions is that they don’t sweat, and that panting is their only method of cooling down. In point of fact, dogs actually do sweat in the pads of their paws, pictured here at an extreme close-up.

Ballpoint Pen

We’ve all used (and lost) ballpoint pens, but who would have thought they looked like horrible, one-eyed demon worms from another dimension when viewed up close?

Photo by John Hallmén.