Although there are around 18 arthropods (spiders, roaches, etc.) in every single room of your home, one insect continuously incites the most annoyance: the fly.
This omnipresent nuisance has spawned a whole industry of devices designed to paralyze, capture, and kill them. Still, consistently nailing one of these buzzing pests on the first try is a skill that takes patience and practice. The artfully shot BBC fly video above investigates and explains exactly why they’re so hard to kill — and reveals that this scourge of the animal kingdom actually looks pretty cool.