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Insect Facts

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 Porch.com put together thi...

Insect Facts: What They Tell Us About Ourselves (PHOTOS)

Marlene Zuk | Posted 10.04.2011 | Books
Marlene Zuk

People are more afraid of insects than they are of dying, at least if you believe The Book of Lists. Only public speaking and heights exceeded the six-legged as sources of fear, although "financial problems" and "deep water" tied with insects at number three. Dying came in at number six.