Why don't spiders stick to their own webs? Inital theories included the idea that spider legs had an oily coating. This is not the case, seeing as spiders do not have oil-producing glands. Learn how they remain unstuck from their webs: https://curiosity.com/video/why-dont-spiders-stick-to-their-own-web-big-questions-ep-9-mental-floss/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=111314pin

Why don't spiders stick to their own webs? Inital theories included the idea that spider legs had an oily coating. This is not the case, seeing as spiders do not have oil-producing glands. Learn how they remain unstuck from their webs: https://curiosity.com/video/why-dont-spiders-stick-to-their-own-web-big-questions-ep-9-mental-floss/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=111314pin

A mystery to the animal kingdom, the genus Hydra apparently never die. Learn how #Hydra defy nature's mortality pattern: https://curiosity.com/video/the-animal-that-wouldnt-die-w-robert-krulwich-npr/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=10714pin

A mystery to the animal kingdom, the genus Hydra apparently never die. Learn how #Hydra defy nature's mortality pattern: https://curiosity.com/video/the-animal-that-wouldnt-die-w-robert-krulwich-npr/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=10714pin

Chemist Marie Curie was born November 7, 1867. She and her husband received the Nobel Prize for discovered the element radium, which many believed caused her death. However, the radiation levels in her body after her death were low, leading scientists to believe Curie's death was caused by working with X-rays in World War I: https://curiosity.com/video/marie-curie-biography-cloudbiography/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=110714pin

Chemist Marie Curie was born November 7, 1867. She and her husband received the Nobel Prize for discovered the element radium, which many believed caused her death. However, the radiation levels in her body after her death were low, leading scientists to believe Curie's death was caused by working with X-rays in World War I: https://curiosity.com/video/marie-curie-biography-cloudbiography/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=110714pin

The vampire squid is both creepy and gross. This octopus/squid hybrid eats "marine snow," which is a combination of dead bodies, mucus and feces. It packs this concoction into ball-like food modules with its tentacles before eating. Learn more about this freaky creature: https://curiosity.com/video/secrets-of-the-vampire-squid-scishow/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=102914pin

The vampire squid is both creepy and gross. This octopus/squid hybrid eats "marine snow," which is a combination of dead bodies, mucus and feces. It packs this concoction into ball-like food modules with its tentacles before eating. Learn more about this freaky creature: https://curiosity.com/video/secrets-of-the-vampire-squid-scishow/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=102914pin

Cicadae Parasite Beetle (Rhipiceridae) One of my favorite Flickr accounts to follow is Singapore-based photographer Nicky Bay (previously) who ventures into some of the most ecologically diverse (ie. creepiest and crawliest) places in the world to shoot macro photos of insects, arachnids, and fungi

Cicadae Parasite Beetle (Rhipiceridae) One of my favorite Flickr accounts to follow is Singapore-based photographer Nicky Bay (previously) who ventures into some of the most ecologically diverse (ie. creepiest and crawliest) places in the world to shoot macro photos of insects, arachnids, and fungi

A recent study showed that people are less likely to take serious precautions before a #hurricane if it has a female name. This results in higher death tolls from female-named storms.  What's the reason for this, and why are we still using this naming convention?: https://curiosity.com/video/why-female-named-hurricanes-are-more-deadly-dnews/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=090414pin

A recent study showed that people are less likely to take serious precautions before a #hurricane if it has a female name. This results in higher death tolls from female-named storms. What's the reason for this, and why are we still using this naming convention?: https://curiosity.com/video/why-female-named-hurricanes-are-more-deadly-dnews/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=090414pin

The Peculiar Platypus

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Learn about 4 animals that were named after famous movies HERE: https://curiosity.com/video/4-animal-species-named-after-famous-movies-animalist/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=20150111pinanimalsmovies

Learn about 4 animals that were named after famous movies HERE: https://curiosity.com/video/4-animal-species-named-after-famous-movies-animalist/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=20150111pinanimalsmovies

Why are so many people afraid of spiders? It may actually be evolutionary, but there are different theories: https://curiosity.com/video/why-are-we-scared-of-spiders-animalist/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=103014pin

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Why are so many people afraid of spiders? It may actually be evolutionary, but there are different theories: https://curiosity.com/video/why-are-we-scared-of-spiders-animalist/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=103014pin

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