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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 Porch.com 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, ...

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.

Spider Fossil Preserved Surprisingly Well After 165 Million Years

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists have unearthed an almost perfectly preserved spider fossil in China dating back to the middle Jurassic era, 165 million years ago. The foss...

Spider On Pope: Spider Crawls On Pope Benedict's Face In Prague

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PRAGUE (AP) — President Barack Obama had his fly. Now Pope Benedict XVI has his spider. A large arachnid appeared on the pope's white robes as ...