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WATCH: Weatherman Freaks Out Over 'Gigantic' Spider Live On Air

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.21.2016 | Weird News

A meteorologist got the fright of his life when what looked like a gigantic spider appeared on his weather map during a live report. Bryan Hughes let ...

Don't Poke Maggots Because A HUGE FREAKIN' SPIDER Will Attack

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.29.2016 | Weird News

You know how we yell at potential victims in horror movies not to open the cellar door or rummage through the closet? We feel the same about this pers...

Cops Rush To Death Threats And Screams -- Of Spider-Chasing Man

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.26.2015 | Weird News

A man in Australia freaked out so much about a spider being in his home that his neighbors thought he was murdering a woman, police said. Concerned re...

These Are Mathematical Sets

Hamid Naderi Yeganeh | Posted 11.25.2015 | Science
Hamid Naderi Yeganeh

The following images look like animals, but they are not drawings. These are actually connected subsets of the plane. I have defined these sets by some families of circles which are related to trigonometric functions.

Assistant Prosecutor Suspended For Pulling Gun On Fake Spiders

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weird News

Some people really don't like spiders. Chris White, an assistant prosecuting attorney in Logan County, West Virginia, has been suspended for pulling ...

Squirting, Spinning, Spitting and Swallowing Spiders

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 01.19.2015 | Green
Roeselien Raimond

I have a a much younger little brother, a so called afterthought. As we speak, this little brother is almost twice my size and weight, but you know how it works with little baby brothers.

Crouching spider, hidden dragon horse (Longma in Beijing)

Matjaz Tancic | Posted 12.23.2014 | Weird News
Matjaz Tancic

I had never heard of La Machine before so I had no clue what to expect. But I definitely did not expect to see a 46 ton fire-breathing, smoke puffing,...

This Girl Loves Spiders More Than Anyone Ever Should

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.02.2014 | Comedy

If you aren't 100 percent obsessed with spiders, then don't watch this. Thank you, Katrina Dewees, for successfully making us all want to scream, ...

Warning: This Video May Induce Arachnophobia

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.28.2014 | Weird News

What's your first instinct if you come across a giant spider's nest? While most might say "run," one brave man took a wholly different approach: He po...

This Is What Happens When A Dog Meets A Robot Spider

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy

Prepare yourself for the oddest handshake ever: between a lemon beagle and a robot spider. In this short from Maymo The Lemon Beagle, the ever-inqu...

WATCH: Spiderlings Eat Their Mother For Dinner

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.01.2014 | Green

Most mothers would do anything for their children. In the case of some arachnid mothers, however, anything means allowing her hundreds of babies t...

If You're Afraid Of Spiders, Shield Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

There are spiders, and then there are Australian spiders. Seriously, this arachnid could star in its own monster movie, no special effects needed...

Spider Facts vs. Myth

Posted 10.31.2013 | Green

Do you really swallow four spiders a year? Are hobo spiders actually that dangerous? Surprisingly, no. The folks over at put together thi...

Why Don't Spiders Stick to Their Own Webs?

Kelly Rypkema | Posted 12.31.2013 | Green
Kelly Rypkema

Is the thought of walking face first into a spider web enough to make you scream? In this episode of Nature in a New York Minute, I share a little exp...

LOOK: The Most Beautiful Spiders You Never Knew Existed

Posted 08.07.2013 | Green

Even if spiders terrify you, these photos of the colorful creatures are beyond beautiful. Macro photographer Nicky Bay has shot thousands of creepy...

The Surprising Cause Of Most 'Spider Bites'

Posted 07.08.2013 | Green

By Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer: If the thought of spiders makes your skin crawl, you might find it reassuring that the chances of being ...

WATCH: Pug vs. Spider

Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy

In this epic battle between a spider and a pug, the simple fact is confirmed; when it comes to icky insects, dogs and humans are more alike than we th...

YouTube's Most Outrageous Halloween Pet Costumes

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.26.2012 | Style
Shira Lazar

YouTube is famously reliable for its source pool of hilarious, adorable, and compellingly shareable dog and cat videos. So, with October nearing an end, What's Trending took the opportunity to compile the best of these furry friends' costumes for Halloween 2012!

YIKES: Ginormous Daddy Longlegs Discovered

Posted 10.17.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 10/16/2012 02:25 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet An enormous, new, leggy arachnid with a leg span is just over ...

Spider's Creepy Offering To Mates Spotlighted In New Study

| Posted 04.24.2012 | Science

Nothing says love like chewed-up body parts—at least for nursery-web spiders (Pisaura mirabilis). In some populations of these European arachnids, f...

Detachable Penis Lets Spider Escape Cruel Fate

Posted 02.01.2012 | Science

Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer First Published 01/31/2012 07:24 PM EST Sex can be dangerous, even deadly if your partner has pl...

Spiders' Unique 3D Vision Trait

Posted 03.27.2012 | Science

By: Joseph Castro, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 01/26/2012 02:20 PM EST on LiveScience Jumping spiders, which hunt by pouncing on their p...

WATCH: Baby Spiders In Nest Go Crazy

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green

You don't need to have arachnophobia for this to give you the shivers. YouTube user Aceblade uploaded this doozy of a video, where a baby spider ne...

WATCH: 'SPIDEY'-SENSE: Upcoming Spiderman Musical On Broadway Plagued With Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

About a month from its January 11 debut on Broadway, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has endured more drama than a typical comic book plot. One of t...

Movie Review: The Square

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Director Nash Edgerton, working from a script by his brother Joel, understands that when you're putting a puzzle together, some of the pieces have rounded corners -- but a lot of them have sharp edges that draw blood.