Spiders

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We Regret to Inform You 7,000 Live Bugs and Spiders Are Missing from a Museum

Along with entire colonies of cockroaches, snakes, and something called a "red spot assassin bug."
Drew Schwartz
9.6.18
ANIMALS

The Big Dick Energy on These Animals Is Off the Charts

Nature teaches us everything we need to know about BDE.
Beckett Mufson
6.28.18
phobias

My Spider-Filled Airbnb Is the New ‘Hereditary’

I’m a grown-ass woman who leans into my own phobias and I don’t care who knows.
Sarah Berman
6.25.18
phobias

We Asked People to Sum Up Their Most Irrational Fear in Six Words

“Unknowingly being ‘muffin top epidemic’ b-roll.”
Anna Goldfarb
3.21.18
studies

Your Fear of Spiders and Snakes Is Evolutionary, Baby

A study shows that fear is hardwired into everyone, even six month-old babies.
Julian Morgans
10.23.17
Stuff

Are You Bad Enough to Beat this Australian Hyper-Spider in a Fight?

Let's see. Let us see.
Joel Golby
10.24.16
Stuff

Some Important Questions for the Man Who Has Been Bitten On the Dick Twice By a Spider

The primary question, I suppose is: Is this a superhero origin story, or is this man an idiot?
Joel Golby
9.28.16
Stuff

The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life

In her new book, <i>Venomous</i>, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.
Seth Ferranti
7.31.16
Vice Blog

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Man Was Arrested For Handing Out Fliers on Jury Rights Outside a Court

Also this week: A guy freaked out so hard when he saw a spider that his neighbors thought he was murdering someone.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
12.5.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Meet the Spider Species Whose Males Irreversibly Mutilate the Genitals of Their Mates

He breaks off something called her "scapus" to keep competing sperm from getting in.
Mike Pearl
11.7.15
Stuff

Have Scientists Learned Anything from Giving Drugs to Spiders?

Turns out the famous 1948 experiment tells us nothing about drugs, and a whole lot about spiders.
Mike Pearl
10.29.15
News

Is Australia Really Drowning in Spiders?

We spoke to the UFO researcher who broke the "spider rain" story that has now gone viral across the globe.
Julian Morgans
5.19.15
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