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    Researchers find thirty new species of spiders in Chinese rainforest
    Over the weekend the news of something with eight legs was swirling around the internet, according to the Dec. 5 and Dec. 6 reports from both the Digital and Unexplained Mysteries. The news was this, there were 30 new species of spiders found in...
  • Branson Riley Carlisle: Brown recluse spider kills Ala. boy within hours
    Branson Riley Carlisle: Brown recluse spider kills Ala. boy within hours
    Branson Riley Carlisle, a young boy from Alabama, died after being bitten by a spider in his home. Branson was taken to the hospital within hours of the bite, but his condition deteriorated and eventually resulted in the young boy's death...
  • Jaide Hinds-Clarke
    Jaide Hinds-Clarke verbals to the University of Richmond, VA
    Jaide Hinds-Clarke, center from Westwood High School, verballed to the University of Richmond, VA for women's college basketball.Hinds-Clarke was on campus last night to watch the season-openers. There, the men's and women's teams...
  • UK mom catches scary spider leaping from hole on video
    Mom catches fanged spider leaping from hiding place on video
    Halloween may be over, but scary videos still rule the web. Like this one, posted to YouTube on Nov. 4, showing the moment a terrified mother in England bravely captured a large, fanged, spider nesting in her home, preventing it from biting her...
  • Enormous spiderweb covers 4 acres of land with 100 millions spiders
    Monster spiderweb covers 4 acres of Baltimore plant with 100 million spiders
    On Halloween, Wired.com published a story that qualifies for the scariest horror movie of all-time. Only this story would be considered a real Mother Nature production. In 2009, the Baltimore Wastewater Treatment Plant sought help in treating an...
  • Autumn's holiday colors
    Autumn's holiday colors
    Children and parents in the Philadelphia region are gearing up for an evening of "trick or treating". Kids have been thinking about the costumes they will wear for a while, and are eagerly awaiting their opportunity to parade. Nature is...
  • Spiders from Mars
    Spiders from Mars
    Alert readers know that October is home to my favorite holiday of the year. That’s right, Columbus Day.Just kidding. Of course it’s Halloween.But I’m getting a little fed up with of the old stand-by scary icons of Halloween....
  • Brown Recluse Spider
    6,000 Venomous spiders infest Missouri home
    A couple in Weldon Spring, MO. may finally bid their uninvited guests farewell this week. If all goes well, the 4,500 to 6,000 brown recluse spiders that have taken up residence in their home may meet their maker as 200 pounds of sulfuryl fluoride...
  • brown recluse spoder
    Brown Recluse spiders swarm home, forcing couple out
    After a family bought their dream home for $450,000, it didn't take long before they found out they had a problem on their hands. Their problem was, their home was infested with thousands of brown recluse spiders. Brown recluse spiders are...
  • Granddaddy Long Leg
    Busting the myth of the granddaddy long leg spiders
    According to answers.com,Pholcus Phalangioides, commonly known as daddy long legs, cellar spider, or skull spider, is a species of spiders belonging to the Pholcidae family. It is a synantropic species, which can be often found in human houses. It...
  • Natural Help in the Garden
    A Natural Hand in the Garden
    With organic gardening becoming the norm in more and more gardens, it only seems natural to let the tiny creatures of the garden assist you with some of your gardening chores. Ever wonder what Earthworms do to your soil? Should you try and get rid...
  • Review: Bound by Flame burns out
    Review: Bound by Flame burns out
    Focus Home Interactive's Bound by Flame is an inspired, ambitious game from French developer Spiders. But while it clearly carries a torch for the best games in its class, it ultimately flickers out -- and burns you in the process.The world is...
  • Spider imagery is often featured on Halloween decorations.
    Facts about spiders
    Spiders are eight-legged arachnids that are best known for their ability to build nests. A common misconception is that spiders are insects but they are actually “arachnids” and, therefore, in their own category. Scorpions, ticks and...
  • Ancient discovery of arachnids startles scientists
    Ancient arachnids discovery of Daddy long leg spider shocks scientists
    It seems ancient arachnids are not what they are cut out to be after all. New research suggests daddy long spiders had more eyes than previously though. Scientists in eastern France published results from a recent study of a 305-million-year-old...
  • Update: Ancient arachnids fossil research yields a rather shocking discovery
    Update: Ancient arachnids fossil research yields a rather shocking discovery
    A group of researchers studying a 305 million-year-old ancient arachnid fossil stumbled across an amazing discovery. The findings, which were published in the journalCurrent Biology, revealed that ancient arachnids (specifically harvestmen)had two...