Housefly Gets Glasses Made With Lasers

By: Greg Ponesse - Published: Apr 7, 2006   Updated: Apr 27 2011 • References:
Pampering pets with designer goods isn't so unusualâ€"and now even your houseflies can get outfitted in style.

An entry in a German science-photo competition, this image shows a fly sporting a set of "designer" lenses crafted and set in place with a cutting-edge laser technique. The glasses fit snuggly on the fly's 0.08-inch-wide (2-millimeter-wide) head.

Implications - The fly was already dead by the time these tiny glasses were fitted on its head, but this is definitely one hi-tech piece of artwork that raises some amusing questions. One has to wonder what a world where insects wore clothing would be like. Would we be so cavalier about swatting bugs if they wore capri pants? Maybe not! Stats for Housefly Gets Glasses Made With Lasers Trending: Older & Warm
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