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  1. Jan 2021
  2. Dec 2018
    1. Golden Orb Weaver is a striking creature.

    2. For another, spider silk is a true wonder of nature—as strong as steel, as light as a feather. Imagine the cloth you could weave with those tremulous, gossamer threads.

      Didn't know spider silk was that strong--how many strands do you need to test it?

    1. Humans beware: if the world’s present population of spiders ever get organized, they could eat us all in just 12 months.

      As if I didn't have enough to be worried about...

  3. Jun 2017
    1. Spiders appear to offload cognitive tasks to their webs, making them one of a number of species with a mind that isn’t fully confined within the head.

      So interesting!