Creepy cargo: Philippines seizes 757 tarantulas from Poland
Philippine customs officials were astonished when they opened nicely gift-wrapped boxes of cookies and oatmeal flown in all the way from Poland and found a hair-raising contraband: hundreds of live tarantulas.Bureau of Customs personnel seized the 757 tarantulas at a ...
Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore
It's not quite the World Wide Web — but the spiders of Aitoliko in Greece have made a good start.Spurred into overdrive by an explosion in the populations of insects they eat, thousands of little spiders in the western Greek ...
Thousands of giant spiders covers Greek beach with 1,000-foot web
A Greek beach has been turned into an arachnophobe’s worst nightmare, as spiders have covered it in a web some 300 metres (1000 foot) long. As you can see in the video below, its covering everything from trees to shrubs near ...
Tackling spider fear and other phobias with VR
Virtual reality therapy can help people with phobias like fear of heights by exposing them gradually to their greatest terrors. The technology is just now reaching the mainstream after 20 years of research. (Sept 18)
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