Destin, our friend over at Smarter Every Day, has expanded our brains once again. Did you know that dragonfly wings work differently than nearly every other insect, utilizing a direct flight mechanism? Did you know that they can operate each wing independently, enabling them to glide like a bird? Even if you did know all that, you've probably never seen that complex musculature in action.


Shooting these beautiful bugs with a Phantom Miro high-speed camera, we get a unique and mesmerizing view. I'll never look at them the same way again. [Smarter Every Day]

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