Talk about spidey senses! Inspired by slit-like organs in the wandering spider's leg joints, scientists have built a super-sensitive device that can detect sounds and subtle mechanical vibrations.
French photographer Bertrand Kulik captured these amazing images of a tiny spider spinning a web that seemingly repairs a hole in a leaf, thus making the leaf whole once again. photos by Bertrand Kulik via Colossal
The winners of the Society of Biology's third annual photography contest include amazing images of a haunting leopard, an otherworldly spider, and Yellowstone National Park's Grand Prismatic Spring. The post The Best Biology Photos of the Year appeared first on WIRED.
Months after making a splash with her debut in the pages of 'Amazing Spider-Man' - the product of the Eureka idea of having a second person bitten by comics' most famous radioactive spider - Silk, aka Cindy Moon, will be the subject of a new series, the Daily News has learned.
A European garden spider recently stumbled upon a rather amazing solution to a serious problem. It wanted to weave its web across the top of a garage, but the angle of the roof was too shallow for anchoring. So it did what any industrious spider would do — it suspended a rock to anchor the bottom of the web. Read more...
Post by Linda Sharps. I love dogs, but I really really REALLY hate spiders. I enjoy great practical jokes that scare the daylights out of the victims, but I don't like the idea of a setup that can possibly backfire and result in an animal being injured. Show More Summary
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 […]
The 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is nearly upon us, and with it will come some of the most amazing automotive hardware on display anywhere. Contributing its new cars to the vintage fold, McLaren Special Operations will show two upgraded vehicles: a 650S Spider and a P1. The MSO 650S Spider was recently announced for production, so...
There has been a lot of buzz going about with Sony's "Amazing Spider Man 3". The good thing is Sony has finally shed light and made statement for at least one of the rumors.
Some pretty amazing things things happened at San Diego Comic-Con this year. Along with the debut of Wonder Woman's new costume, it's been announced that Spider Woman will be receiving her own solo comic, and the awesome lady geek apparel company Her Universe will be launching a Studio Ghibli fashion collection. Show More Summary
Anomalocarids are one of the oldest families of animals on Earth, and they looked like nightmarish sea scorpions. But a new fossil discovery actually contains traces of their brain structure — and amazingly, their half-billion-year-old brains look a lot like an arachnid's. Read more...
It’s easy to view spiders as the creatures of nightmares. They’re amazing predators, they drink blood and the majority of them use webs or venom or incapacitate their victims. Still, water has always been considered one of their weaknesses. A new study in the journal PLOS ONE by Martin Nyffeler, spider expert from the University
A dad in Great Britain saw an opportunity to teach his son “sort of a brutal life lesson.” Instead, the video he captured on his cell phone turned into a lesson in selfless heroism — and in always being there for your buddies, no matter what the risk. Here’s what happened. His son was asleep
The Escapist : Zero Punctuation : The Amazing Spider Man 2
Bring her a gift: The scientists collected 53 male spiders from the wild who were found to be carrying gifts for females. Amazingly, 70% of these males were holding worthless gifts such as prey leftovers, presumably after having eaten the prey themselves. … The researchers then brought all of these spiders (both the ones holding […]
The problem with the superhero movie as currently practiced by Disney/Marvel (the interlocking “universe” series) and Sony/Marvel (“The Amazing Spider Man” and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2?) and DC (whose recent “Man of Steel” aped that...Show More Summary
Is he strong? Not really going by our review, but that hasn't stopped The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from taking top slot in the UK charts. Our spider sense tingled that Titanfall's reign would come to an end in May, but we thought it might happen a bit...
Even if you saw The Amazing Spider Man 2 this weekend, there's a good chance that you didn't stay until the very last moment. And if that's true, you missed a sneak peek of Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique in X Men: Days Of Future Past....Show More Summary
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What a way to kick of the summer blockbuster season; The Amazing Spider Man 2 is finally here! The post The Amazing Spider Man 2 Review appeared first on The Good Men Project.