Researchers at Stanford have developed gloves inspired by the climbing movement of geckos that give users under 200 pounds the ability to climb a smooth, vertical surface. Their research is published in this week's issue of the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Show More Summary
Marvel Introduces New MarvelKids.com Headlined By Expansive, Dedicated Spider-Man Destination! The post Spider Man Swings into the new MARVELKIDS.COM appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Because who hasn't dreamed of being able to sleep anywhere, anytime, and look like a superhero doing it, Selk'bag has released this line of $140 wearable superhero sleeping bags. I'm gonna get the Spider Man one because I feel like that's the least ridiculous looking, despite the guy in the picture's best effort to make it seem otherwise. Show More Summary
A man's surgery for seizures had an unexpected result: When he woke up, he was no longer scared of spiders. The 44-year-old used to kill spiders with hair spray and a vacuum; now, he's fine with letting them crawl all over him, Medical Daily reports. The reasons aren't clear, but...
Post by Adriana Velez. A few weeks ago we heard about a man on vacation in Bali who claimed a spider had crawled under his skin and lived there for three days. We called hoax on that one because that's not a spider's regular scene and because he never supplied a photo of the critter. Show More Summary
Do spiders send you screaming and running for help? Just dig a chunk out of your amygdala! Not really. Please don't do that. But for one man, researchers recently reported in Neurocase, giving up a bit of brain meant the difference between arachnophobia -- an intense fear of spiders -- and a pleasant fascination with the arachnids. Read full article >>
A British man with a fear of spiders went under the knife and came out a brave, arachnid-loving new man after his left amygdala was removed, scientists say. The amygdala is an almond-shaped set of neurons which are linked to both fear responses and pleasure.
Dylan Thomas brought home something from his trip to Bali that he never suspected — a tropical spider living under his skin! While in Bali, the 21-year-old Aussie man noticed a mysterious red trail extending upward a few inches from … More » The post Spider Burrows Under Man’s Skin Through Surgery Scar and Lives There for Three Days appeared first on EveryJoe.
Did a spider live inside a man's scar for three days?
Post by Adriana Velez. Just in time for Halloween I have what must be the scariest story about spiders since... oh wait, didn't we just hear about that house that was "bleeding" spiders a few days ago? Well, this is just as horrible:...Show More Summary
"Are Captain America and Iron Man fighting over who gets to have that Spider Guy as their boyfriend?" —The Mary Sue's editor at large Susana Polo, upon seeing the above teaser image for the newly announced Civil Wars reboot. Wait, what happened to the Secret Wars reboot? Is that already old and busted?
Disney Channel has scheduled the first crossover between a Marvel property and one of its live-action series. In the animated series Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors, characters from the network's tween sitcom Jessie will team...Show More Summary
I am not keen on spiders myself, so I can understand why this chap from Seattle would go to some lengths to remove the eight legged beast from his living quarters. But trying to kill the poor creature, with a home made blowtorch no lees, is such a huge and ridiculous overreaction that you can only put the man down as a major league asshole. Show More Summary
After numerous high profile incidents involving gropey Spider Mans, creepy Woodys, anti-Semitic Elmos and shovey Cookie Monsters, the individuals who dress as costumed characters in Times Square have gotten a very bad rap. While legislators...Show More Summary
Among those who perfect the art of carjacking, know when to let go of that elusive trophy four-wheeler. But Earnie Steven Hooks just couldn’t let go of a Ferrari. It was so alluring that Earnie returned back to steal the car, again, from the impound lot. Show More Summary
Sylwester Wardega transformed the unassuming Chica into an eight-legged beast before letting the spider-pup loose in a subway, complete with fake giant webs, in elevators and on dark streets to scare people.
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The man who once referred to himself as "The Disco Spider" on Community can now do an eight-legged happy dance. Donald Glover will voice a version of one of his boyhood idols, Spider-Man. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Community Donald Glover Ultimate Spider Man
Was a man in Ireland killed by the bite of a deadly redback spider?
Vampires, Spider-Man and horny Mexican teenagers, oh my! It’s not quite a The Wizard of Oz chant, but it’s the week in home entertainment! We’ve got Andrew Garfield slinging webs in The Amazing Spider Man 2, Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton as vampires in Only Lovers Left Alive (above), and a Criterion release of a […]