Watch this trippy video of microscopic creatures to make up for all those times you've looked through a microscope and been disappointed.

Austrian filmmaker Clemens Wirth and Radium Audio make tiny life forms come alive with the film Micro Empire, which was filmed using a 5D Mark II adapted to shoot through a monocular microscope. This woulda' given biology class a bit more gusto! [Vimeo via Laughing Squid]