Photo credit: Laura Gladhill via Bored Panda

Linden Gladhill, a biochemist and photographer, has just unveiled a mind-blowing set of photographs that show us the natural beauty of butterflies and moths on a macro level that you’ve never seen before. According to Bored Panda, “the highly-magnified (between 7 and 17 times life-size) photos of butterflies’ wings show the scales that cover their wings and that comprise the beautiful patterns that we see.” Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a geeky dad who turned his son into “action movie kid” with special effects.