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Somehow I expected something a little less..."arty"?

Am I missing something, or are nanoflies so small - a billionth of an inch - that the only way to convey them is via surrealism? With music from what sound like the German metalists Rammstein?

I confess this sorta horrified me. This is... technological progress?



Okay, that was totally disappointing.



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