We tried them
We tried them
YOUNG MAN, THERE’S NO NEED TO FEEL DOWN.
Ross Piper recently wrote a book, Animal Earth , full of some pretty rad creatures. However, the Phidippus Audax is one that is sure to make you curious.
At least he didn’t staple it.
Survival of the fittest doesn’t always mean physical brawn.
So, this is what doctors found inside of a woman’s ear.
The insanely gigantic Goliath Bird Eating Spider, whose fangs are as long as a cheetah’s claws. Arachnophobes, you have been warned.
Awwww…it’s kind of cute. This little guy might be a heretofore undiscovered type of tarantula, may be responsible for two deaths, and is undeniably causing a mass hysteria in India.
That’s not snow…THAT’S NOT SNOW! The severe flooding in Australia isn’t just impacting humans, it’s also forcing spiders to vacate their homes along swollen riverbanks. Here are creepily pretty photographs of a sort of spider refugee camp near an inland residential area.
I mean, they’re a vital part of the ecosystem and this animation is gorgeous, but still.
This one-of-a-kind garment was woven over four years with silk collected from Golden Orb Weaver spiders, found in the mountains of Madagascar. Handlers extracted silk from the spiders using a hand-powered machine before releasing them back into the wild. No dye or coloring was added to the silk before it was woven.
Seriously. Do not click this link. Do not watch this spider video. Do not have nightmares for the rest of your life.
Ha ha ha, guys! Of course when I said “Help I’m stuck,” I really meant, “Go get the camera.”
This is the music video for “Spider,” a track off Doc Pop’s album Beeps and Smudges that features music made entirely from iPhone and iPad apps. Literally the soundtrack for tech geeks everywhere. (Via Laughing Squid.) Watch Video ›
That’s one freakin’ huge spider. View Image ›
A Brazilian Wandering Spider — the world’s most deadly spider — was found in bananas at a whole Whole Foods Market in Tulsa. How deadly? It bites you, you die 25 minutes later after your muscles stop working. Alternatively, the spider’s bite can result in painful, long-lasting erections. Read More ›
The word means “cloud” or “spider” (double buzz-word score!) in Japanese, and may be Microsoft’s latest attempt at creating a search brand anyone cares about. It may involve some new services, but it sounds like it will be just a new name for “Live Search.” Read More ›