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  • January 21, 2015
    Come on -- you can kick harder than that! What is this, an 8-and-under kickball league? This is a video from the apocalypse-hurrying jerks at Carnegie Mellon's Biorobotics Lab of a hexapod spider bot with modified robot snakes for legs. You know, because you can never pack ... / Continue →
  • December 23, 2014
    This is Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht's Spider Dress. It monitors the wearer's surroundings and respiration, and extends its legs if their breathing rate increases or somebody comes too close. Not a bad idea. Also, just wildly waving a steak knife around. It seems to work ... / Continue →
  • September 8, 2014
    This is the progression of photos (GIF of them after the jump) documenting the moment two girls in bed taking selfies realize they're not alone. It brought me great joy. I don't know why people freak out about spiders so much. Where do you think the bites you wake up in the ... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2014
    This is a worthwhile video of a dog in a giant spider costume scaring the shit out of people. Because if there's one thing people hate, it's giant f***ing spiders. If there's two things people hate, it's giant spiders, and smaller spiders. If there's three things people hate... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2014
    This is a video from a live BBC news report during which a fly lands on the camera lens, then a spider comes along, grabs it, and retreats. What the -- why the hell are there spiders living on your cameras? You ever wipe those f***ers down? Clearly somebody isn't doing their... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2014
    This is a small series of tattoos that appear 3-D. There's this spider, a butterfly and a ladybug, as well as a couple that make it look like the person's skin is peeling off to reveal something else underneath. I thought the treasure map one like that was pretty cool. Besi... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2014
    This is a little robotic spider with a 2W blue laser attached to it like a missile launcher. It can pop balloons. Plus melt human eyeballs. How much do you like your eyeballs? "I wish they were blue." Just be thankful you can see, okay? They are kind of a shit-brown thoug... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2013
    This is the Lygodium Spider Moth (Siamusotima aranea). The species was originally discovered in Thailand in 2005, but only recently described by entomologists. Did I mention it evolved with spider leg markings on its wings to fool predators? Because it has those, it totally ... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2012
    In "enough is enough, Mother Nature" news, a recently discovered species of spider in Peru creates a giant likeness of itself in its web to scare off potential predators. *dropping rolled up newspaper* It's working. The dummy spider is built out of old egg sacs, the carcasse... / Continue →
  • November 21, 2012
    This is a video of a $1,200 PhantomX robotic spider form Trossen Robotics dancing around some guy's living room while a couple toddlers narrate the whole thing in baby language. At one point one of them even tries to feed the robot a Hot Wheels car. That was pretty brave. Me... / Continue →