Spiders

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Watching Spider-Man can help conquer fear of spiders, study finds

Watching Spider-Man can help conquer fear of spiders, study finds

Watching Spider-Man can help conquer fear of spiders, study finds

Films like Spider-Man and Ant-Man can help people overcome the fear of insects and spiders, a study has found.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

Spiders Web

Professor Adam Hart: 'False widow spiders are apparently Britain's deadliest spider - they haven't killed anyone'

False widow spiders: 'They haven't killed anyone' says entomologist

An entomology professor has said false widow spiders are "harmless", after four London schools closed after sightings of the arachnids.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

False widow spider infestation closes four schools in east London

False widow spider infestation closes four schools in east London

False widow spider infestation closes four schools in east London

An infestation of venomous false widow spiders has forced the closure of four schools, with some closed for almost a month.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Man blames car crash on spider above his head

Man blames car crash on spider sitting above his head

Man blames car crash on spider sitting above his head

A man claims he drove his car into a ditch because he saw a spider sitting on the sun visor above his head

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Snakes are seen euthanised after being found in Melbourne

Huge shipment of deadly snakes, spiders and scorpions found by police in Australia

Huge shipment of snakes, spiders and scorpions found by police in Australia

This has to be one of the dumbest attempts at smuggling in history

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spiders 'could eat the entire human population in a year'

Spiders could eat the entire human population in a year, says scientist

Spiders could eat the entire human population in a year, says scientist

Biologists Martin Nyffeler and Klaus Birkhofer have worked out how much food spiders eat in a year, and it's more than you might think

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Spider venom could be used to prevent damaging effects of strokes

Spider venom could be used to prevent damaging effects of strokes

Spider venom could be used to prevent damaging effects of strokes

A protein in the venom from Australia's funnel-web spider could help protect the brain from the damaging effects of strokes

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Sorting hat from Harry Potter inspires the name of a new spider species

Godric Gryffindor: Harry Potter hat inspires the name of new spider species

Harry Potter hat inspires the name of new spider species

Scientists have discovered a new species of spider, which looks just like the sorting hat in Harry Potter

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Mother almost loses her leg after being bitten by a spider in Hampshire - unfinished

Mother almost loses leg after being bitten by spider in Hampshire

Mother almost loses leg after being bitten by spider in Hampshire

A woman from Hampshire almost lost her leg after she was bitten by a spider, which caused a lump that turned black

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Venomous spiders are invading British homes

Venomous spiders are invading British homes

Venomous spiders are invading British homes

The false widow has increased in numbers due to a mild autumn, in some severe cases bites from the spider can leave people in hospital

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

VIDEO: A huntsman spider catches a mouse - and it's fascinating to watch

VIDEO: A huntsman spider catches a mouse - and it's terrifying to watch

VIDEO: A huntsman spider catches a mouse - and it's terrifying to watch

Ain't nature a wonderful thing?

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Stealing three chips

Eating chips, kidnapping a spider and bad sex: Five of the most bizarre reasons people have been arrested

Five of the most bizarre reasons people have been arrested

In case any police officers are reading, we are definitely, absolutely, 100% not making fun here