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Virtual Reality Arachnophobia Therapy Is A Definite Nope

Virtual reality experience Arachnophobia is an application aimed at helping people overcome “irrational fears” of extremely venomous and aggressive spiders.Can a virtual reality application help me overcome my fear of spiders?

Spider girl with a frog pet

and inthe frogs eat the insects.its almost the same exact reasonhumans and cats started living together.

Researchers discover a virus that makes the toxin from black widow spider venom

Researchers discover a virus that makes the toxin from black widow spider venom Biotechnologists have discovered some horrifying new consequences of lateral gene transfer: a virus that started making the toxin from black widow spider venom, all by itself.It’s even less comforting that the virus acquired the ability to make the black widow toxin all on its own.

PSA: This Zoo wants your help to catch deadly spiders and nope, we're good

PSA: This Zoo wants your help to catch deadly spiders and nope, we're good Those venomous eight-legged demons known as "spiders," their instinct is to run.But according to one zoo's new PSA, people should be picking them up.

Watch this horrifying redback spider take out a snake

Watch this horrifying redback spider take out a snake An auto shop called North Vic Engines in Cobram, Australia had an unexpected visit from a baby snake on Wednesday.Sadly for the snake, the shop's local redback spider was there to get rid of the intruder.

Dude really loves his 'biggest ever' huntsman spider, named Behemoth

Dude really loves his 'biggest ever' huntsman spider, named Behemoth Of course you like big spiders.Someone else who seems to LOVE big spiders is the General Manager at the Australian Reptile Park, Tim Faulkner, who is having a ball showing off his friend "Behemoth.

Spiders could eat all humans in one year, and this petition wants to make it happen

Spiders could eat all humans in one year, and this petition wants to make it happen The Washington Post either ruined or made your day on Tuesday when it published a bit of an analysis that suggests spiders could eat every human on Earth in one year if they really wanted to.Now musician John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats is petitioning Senator Al Franken to help make that happen.

Someone tried to mail a box of deadly horrors to Australia, and geez it's creepy

Someone tried to mail a box of deadly horrors to Australia, and geez it's creepy Working in customs comes with the risk of unearthing pretty awful things.For example, Australia's Border Force found a host of spiders and snakes in a box marked as "2 pair shoes," mailed from Northern Europe — because Australia doesn't have enough spiders and snakes already.

Last Night's Once Upon a Time Was Not for Arachnophobes

Last Night's Once Upon a Time Was Not for Arachnophobes Last night’s Once Upon a Time featured three fun adventures that moved the plot along in significant ways.The flashbacks this time around tell us all about what Gideon’s life was like growing up with the Black Fairy.

Scientists find 50 exciting new spider species, and arachnophobes will be thrilled

Scientists find 50 exciting new spider species, and arachnophobes will be thrilled Scientists discovered 50 new spider species during a research trip to Australia's Cape York Peninsula, including a new species of peacock spider, which dances as part of an elaborate courting ritual, and an ant-eating spider, which imitates its prey.Robert Raven, a spider expert at the Queensland Museum, said the team did not expect the abundance of life they found in far-north Queensland.

Field covered in 'spider bum parachutes' is nightmarish but kinda cool

Field covered in 'spider bum parachutes' is nightmarish but kinda cool If the sight of spiders freaks you out, well, just cast your eyes on this massive 30-metre (30 yard) cobweb that was found by Tracey Maris and her daughter on a field in Tauranga, New Zealand on Sunday."We were down below the newly-made tsunami evacuation mound on our local football field and there was a bright glistening coming from the top of the mound — it looked almost like the hill was sparkling but we were unsure why," Maris told Storyful.

Warning: this story ntains spiders and robots

Warning: this story ntains spiders and robots For those arachnophobes among us this a terrifying thought, but they assure us it’s quite safe and in the name of science.Clark Ehlers says jumping spiders hold the keys to some amazing advances in robotics.