Bumblebee attacks spider to defend another bumblebee trapped on her web

This surprising video shows a bumblebee struggling, trapped on a spider web as the spider approaches to finish the job. All of the sudden, out of nowhere, a second bumblebee appears in the frame, stinging the spider. Deliberate rescue attempt, coincidence, or a viral video for A Bug's Life 2? » 6/11/14 9:28pm 6/11/14 9:28pm

5 Creatures That Have Evolved Into Badass Biological Machines

The natural world might be awe-inspiring, but that’s not to say that it doesn’t share similarities with the technological world that we inhabit. In fact, as biologists have come to look at creatures in closer detail, they've discovered that some of them have been using basics of engineering—that we now take for… » 10/07/13 12:00pm 10/07/13 12:00pm

Excuse Me Sir but I Believe There's a Giant Spider on Your Back

Those of you with arachnophobia may want to turn away from your monitors. This enormous inflatable spider puppet was built by UK artist Tim Davies for street and carnival performances. Details are still scarce on its inner workings or controls but Davies mentions that the legs are "air-powered." [TD Artwork via … » 1/23/12 11:00pm 1/23/12 11:00pm

Net Shooter Will Make You Happier than Spiderpig

Unless you have been bitten by a genetically modified radioactive spider lately, the Net-2000 will satisfy your most inner arachnid superhero desires, except the making out with Kirsten Dunst bit. However, I bet that if you have enough real Mary Jane and buy yourself red and blue pajamas, shooting this 15- square-foot… » 3/17/08 11:15am 3/17/08 11:15am