You sleep with these every night!

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Dust Mites
Seen at a magnification of 350x, a group of Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus forage for human skin on a bedsheet.

EDIT: Think of them like the wolves of the prairie eating you slowly!

  • Math
  • June 3, 2009, 5:04 am
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    Now im itchy...

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    there are some things you just dont want too know. this is one of them.

    • IainA
    • November 15, 2009, 3:30 am
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    yeah i know you even have mites smaller than that living on your eyelashes.

    • wolfman
    • September 18, 2009, 7:57 pm
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    Coool!! I'm going to give mine names, when I find them!

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    thanks dude. ... thanks

    • Stoy
    • November 14, 2009, 10:45 pm
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    Jackylegs lol

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    It looks soft and squishy! I want one larger...but if it was larger would it eat humans?

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    Most probably seeing as it eats your skin whilst that small!

    • Math
    • June 4, 2010, 3:07 pm
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    You vaccum your matress?

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    Yes and you should turn it regularly

    • Math
    • June 4, 2010, 4:42 pm
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    Out of sight, out of mind

    • Ertrov
    • June 4, 2010, 4:51 pm
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    Yep till you wake with a rash due to being unhygienic dude!

    • Math
    • June 4, 2010, 4:58 pm
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    i was not aware i was supposed to vaccum it. interesting...

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    So how do you clean yours?

    • Math
    • June 4, 2010, 5:08 pm
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    rotate and flip, clean sheets. All that. I've just never vaccumed the matress itsself

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    Mmmmm DO IT AND DO IT FOREVER MORE!

    Just think Math told you to do so!

    • Math
    • June 4, 2010, 5:13 pm
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