Spiders

The VICE Guide to Right Now

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
Comics!

'Junebug,' Today's Comic by Benji Nate

Although they are sisters, Dottie and June couldn't be more different.
Benji Nate
12.12.17
studies

Babies Prove Your Fear of Spiders and Snakes Is Completely Rational

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

Doctors May Have Found a One-Step Cure for Phobias

During tests, the treatment made sufferers of arachnophobia way less scared of spiders than those given a placebo.
Georgia Bronte
12.16.15
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
Photo

Photos of the Snakes, Lizards, and Spiders at the Quebec Reptile Expo

Hanging out with the most misunderstood pets in the world.
Garrett Lockhart
11.11.15
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
11.9.15
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
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