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Scientists have discovered spiders with tails because nightmares are real

Image: University of Kansas/KU News Service By Mark Kaufman2018-02-05 22:48:04 UTC Around 100 million years ago, oozing tree sap poured over hundreds of tiny spiders, killing and preserving the critters in hardened amber.  Recently, miners in northern Burma pulled this ancient amber out of a quarry. Chunks of it were purchased by paleontologists, who found in the amber many well-preserved spiders — some of them with long, almost scorpion-like tails.

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

By Johnny Lieu2017-04-18 01:19:46 UTC [embedded content] 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