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Can a Bite From a Brazilian Wandering Spider Cause a Four-Hour Erection?
Aug 16, 2023
In many cases, the erection is merely an early warning before the complete shutdown of multiple ...
Are the Spider Eggs Used to Fill Beanie Babies Hatching?
Nov 5, 2014
Rumors that spider eggs used to fill Beanie Babies in the 1990s are finally hatching came from a ...
Was This Cape Spun from the Silk of Golden Orb Spiders?
Apr 15, 2022
It was said that a team of 80 spent five years milking over 1.2 million spiders.
Does This Photograph Show a Park Covered with Spider Webs?
Nov 2, 2018
We become familiar with the term "mass ballooning event."
Did a 'New Deadly Spider' Species Kill Several People in the U.S. in the Summer of 2018?
Aug 22, 2018
A viral, scare-mongering Facebook post fabricated a series of fatal spider bites and used photog ...
Did a Spider in a Tampon Result in a Disturbing Medical Emergency?
May 10, 2018
A fictional horror story about a spider, a tampon, and a trip to the emergency room was mistaken ...
Spider Bursts Out of Overripe Banana?
Sep 20, 2016
A viral video of a spider breaking out of a banana skin is an animation created by a talented CG ...
Natural Repellent for Spiders?
Sep 25, 2015
Do walnuts, horse chestnuts, and Osage oranges repel spiders?
Giant Mutant Spiders in Missouri?
Sep 14, 2014
Photographs purportedly show giant mutant spiders produced by government DNA experiments in Miss ...
Is This Giant Spider Real?
Feb 7, 2013
A photograph purportedly shows a 'Giant Hawaiian Cane Spider' on the side of a house.
Do People Swallow Eight Spiders Per Year?
Apr 22, 2001
One of the most widely-circulated bits of misinformation to be found on the internet.
Spiders in Cactus
Dec 4, 1998
Did a cactus explode and spew baby tarantulas everywhere?