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Does the idea of a spider using its web to catapult itself at high speeds give you the willies? Then be forewarned: the triangle weaver spider (Hyptiotes cavatus) does just that.
Far Side Secrets
China's lunar rover may have found pieces of the moon's elusive mantle.
We can't see it. It might not be made of normal matter. Our telescopes haven't directly detected it at all. But it sure seems like it's out there.
More Dangers of Climate Change
When the oceans lose oxygen, squids lose their vision.
A type of flightless bird evolved on an atoll or ring-shaped coral reef in the Seychelles — twice.
Tectonic activity shapes the moon from the inside out.
[Full Story: The Moon Is Shrinking and That's Causing Moonquakes]
If humans mine one-eighth of the solar system's extraterrestrial resources, we could be doomed.
Why is Mars so dry? A new paper might have the explanation.
An itchy feeling had an eight-legged source.
[Full Story: Spider Spins Web in Man's Ear (Cue the Nightmares)]
A crocodile-like beast the length of a Volkswagen Beetle terrorized prey in the late Triassic oceans about 210 million years ago, a new study finds.
[Full Story: Car-Size 'Sea Monster' Terrorized Triassic Oceans]