Microbial and Viral Embroidery


Alicia Watkins cross stitches fearsome pathogens like the Ebola virus and the gonorrhea bacterium into charming embroideries.



I am probably going to regret saying this, but…I can’t be the only one who thinks Ebola is kinda cute, right? You know, in that serial killer sort of way.

Embroidered pathogens by Alicia Watkins and available on her Etsy store.
Via Laughing Squid.

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About Heretic

I design video games for a living, write fiction, political theory and poetry for personal amusement, and train regularly in Western European 16th century swordwork. On frequent occasion I have been known to hunt for and explore abandoned graveyards, train tunnels and other interesting places wherever I may find them, but there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am preparing to set off a zombie apocalypse. Nothing that will stand up in court, at least. I use paranthesis with distressing frequency, have a deep passion for history, anthropology and sociological theory, and really, really, really hate mayonnaise. But I wash my hands after the writing. Promise.

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