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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

Newly Discovered Spider Builds Lifelike Decoys. 5mm real (smaller) spider hides behind the decoy- away from predators. Found in the Amazon rainforest.

Newly Discovered Spider Builds Lifelike Decoys

Newly Discovered Spider Builds Lifelike Decoys. 5mm real (smaller) spider hides behind the decoy- away from predators. Found in the Amazon rainforest.

Because of the lack of any white noise and echo, people report feelings of claustrophobia inside anechoic chambers. Why are there claims that staying in this chamber drive could a person insane after a short time?:

Mind-reading is no longer a fantasy superpower. Scientists have recently developed a system that reproduces the images our brain's are seeing as we're thinking them, essentially reading minds. This technology could develop to give us the ability to re-watch our dreams like movies: https://curiosity.com/video/mind-reading-scishow/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=082514pin

Mind-reading is no longer a fantasy superpower. Scientists have recently developed a system that reproduces the images our brain's are seeing as we're thinking them, essentially reading minds. This technology could develop to give us the ability to re-watch our dreams like movies: https://curiosity.com/video/mind-reading-scishow/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=082514pin

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

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

The pangolin is so physiologically unique, it has its own order in the animal kingdom. Learn more in this video from The Brain Scoop about the animal known as the "scaly anteater": https://curiosity.com/video/pangolins-thebrainscoop/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=112314pangolinpin

The pangolin is so physiologically unique, it has its own order in the animal kingdom. Learn more in this video from The Brain Scoop about the animal known as the "scaly anteater": https://curiosity.com/video/pangolins-thebrainscoop/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=112314pangolinpin

A form of asexual reproduction, parthenogenesis is sometimes referred to as "virgin birth." Some animals have the ability to switch from sexual to asexual reproduction, depending on if there are males around for mating: https://curiosity.com/video/asexual-reproduction-budding-fission-regeneration-and-parthenogenesis-ak-lectures/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=12514parthenopin

A form of asexual reproduction, parthenogenesis is sometimes referred to as "virgin birth." Some animals have the ability to switch from sexual to asexual reproduction, depending on if there are males around for mating: https://curiosity.com/video/asexual-reproduction-budding-fission-regeneration-and-parthenogenesis-ak-lectures/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=12514parthenopin

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Newborn babies cry, but without tearing up. Babies don't have fully formed tear ducts and do not produce tears for about weeks. Learn 10 crazy facts about tears:

Do you know some of the incredible things that happen on and around Earth every second?: https://curiosity.com/courses/10-incredible-things-that-happen-every-second-alltime10s/?utm_source=pinterestutm_medium=pinerestutm_campaign=070614pin

Do you know some of the incredible things that happen on and around Earth every second?: https://curiosity.com/courses/10-incredible-things-that-happen-every-second-alltime10s/?utm_source=pinterestutm_medium=pinerestutm_campaign=070614pin

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