26 Microscopic Horrors In and Around Your House Right Now

We get scared of things like shark attacks, bear maulings, or having to wipe with single ply toilet paper, but it turns out the real terror is that which can't be seen by the naked eye.

Our readers have compiled some of the tiniest terrors imaginable that are probably crawling on you right now. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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THIS IS JIM. HE AND HIS FAMILY MEMBERS LIUE IN YOUR EYELASHES. HE Is A DEMODEX SEUERAL PER HAIR FOLLICLE. FOLLICULORUM MITE.

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GRACKEDCON Ever wondered how they get rid of the bugs when they process food? They don't. It's estimated that each person eats 1-2 pounds (about 900 g

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Entry by Marconi Rebus

47% of teenagers and 22% of adults surveyed by media regulator Ofcom have used a smart device the toilet. on A study by the London School of Hygiene a

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Entry by seino

OPEN This is what your WIDE! tongue really looks like... Aaaaand rinse. CRACKED COM

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Entry by Marconi Rebus

THE AVERAGE TOLET SEAT WAS FOUND TO CONTAB 49 OFRS PER SQUARE ENCH THSE AERAGGE KEYDOMR MAS FOUND TO CONTEIN 3295 GES E % 5 SRUARE ENGS T B YOUR DESK

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Entry by ValarieJ

CRACKED.COM Kitchen sponges can carry E. coli, salmonella, and the bacteria that causes Guillain-Barre Syndrome, which leads to paralysis and sometime

Scabies A contagious skin infection caused by a mite called Sarcoptes scabiei. The movement of the mites causes extreme itching and often looks like l

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Entry by Ponyboy64

Pictured above are cryptosporidium known to cause cryptosporidiosis] and giardia known to cause giardiasis] respectively. City tap water infrastructur

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Entry by Scott Laffey

TRICHOPHYTON UDRUM A fungus that can live on your floor, in your shower, on your clothes and even on your pets. It is the primary cause of dermatophyt

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If you keep your toothbrush CON outside of the medicine cabinet (like near the sink), there's a good chance there's shit on it, Toilets spray tiny par

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Entry by Lady_Elle

Bacterium love to grow in damp, dark places... Acinetobacter Candida -can cause common form wound infeelions of Yeast bolls & CONjURCD con cause vario

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LADIES CRACKED AND GENTLEMEN: THE COMMON HEAD LOUSE. NOW AVAILABLE IN YOUR CHILDREN'S HAIR!

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Entry by SarahMarshall

THIS FRIENDLY LOOKING FELLOW IS NAEGLERIA FOwLeri AN AMOEBA THAT EATS THE HUMAN BRAIN BUT DON'T WORRY. IT ONLY LIVES IN WARM. FRESH WATER SOURCES LIKE

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These bites were caused by Trombiculidae larvae also known as: higgersg and They live in weeds tall world. grass all over the CRACKED COM

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Entry by Scott Laffey

Acarus Siro aka The Flour Mite A study of 571 cereal based foods collected from UK supermarkets found that a whopping 21% of the products tested wer

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Entry by S Peter Davis

LEGIONELLA Its favorite habitat is the is the bacteria fluid in your that causes WINDSHIELD WIPERS, LEGIONNAIRE'S found in 83% of DISEASE, vehicles te

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Entry by John E.

Aedes aegypti -carrier of dengue fever Mosquito -found in over 100 countries

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CRACKED who's been shitting CONT in your bed? This guy! whae a dice and up to tWo million of his dust mite pals each dropping a Voad fifty times a day

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Entry by chasem

24% of men and 15% of women have potentially harmful bacteria under thier fingernails, including strains which can cause diarrhea and vomiting if inje

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Entry by Majextic

This is the microbe P.falciparuim, which causes a strain of malaria that kills about 1million people EVERY YEAR. The carrier? Mosquitoes,o of course.

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Acanthamoeba The Parasite That Eats Eyes Whereit's: found: Fucking everywhere (soil, dust, freshwater. tap water, air). It can enter. the body through

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Entry by Comunacho

CRACKEDOON Cats can host the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. They become infected by eating infected mice and other small animals. Kittens and c

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Entry by S Peter Davis

HALF OF ALL SHOPPING CART5 POSITIE TEST FOR E. COLI OATERIA SHOPPAG HAPPY GRACKEDOON

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Entry by alphamans

WHAT YOUR WINE IS MADE OF + Materials HESS other than grape (MOG) Materials other than grape includes: Although newer picking machines are able to sep

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Entry by SarahMarshall

CRACKEDOON THIS MICROSCOPIC CRUSTACEAN IS ACTUALLY ADDED TO SOME MUNICIPAL WATER SOURCES TO EAT THE THOUSANDS OF EGGS THAT MOSQUITOES LAY. HE's HARMLE

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Entry by Fealasy

CRACKEDCOMT SURE THERE'S LOTS OF LIL BUGGERS ALL AROUND US YOU THAT'S DID BUT THAT 2-6 (1-3 POUNDS KNOW KILOS OF 1-3% CREEPIE )OF BODY SWIRLING SWIMMI

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