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Forget aspirin. How about tarantula venom to ease your pain?

Set your arachnophobia aside. A peptide found in the venom of the Peruvian green velvet tarantula could one day make you feel a lot better.

By 2 March 2016


Razer Tarantula

Razer brings all the polish to its Tarantula gaming keyboard that it has to mice over the years. The Tarantula is a little more expensive than other keyboards geared toward gamers, but its build quality, customization options, and responsiveness are definitely worth it.

By 6 November 2006

4.5 stars Editors' rating 6 November 2006

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Johnny Cash's legacy lives on through a tarantula

A new tarantula found in the vicinity of California's Folsom State Prison has been named after the original Man in Black.

By 5 February 2016


Newly discovered orchid leers at you with its demon face

Peering at this rare orchid is like looking into the face of the devil, except with pretty petals all around.

By 19 July 2016


The Marvel movies that never were

Leonardo DiCaprio as Spider-Man? Tom Selleck as Doctor Strange? We salute the comic book adaptations that never quite reached the screen.

By 11 May 2016


Scientists name hairy little beetle after Chewbacca

A newly discovered beetle gets a very big name as Star Wars-fan scientists pay tribute to everyone's favorite tall, furry alien.

By 30 April 2016


3D-printed robot tarantula not for arachnophobes

Hexapods have nothing on this creepy-crawly robotic spider inspired by the real thing.

By 10 July 2013


New species of giant tarantula is as big as your face

A new species of giant venomous tarantula has been discovered in the north of Sri Lanka.

By 10 April 2013


New projects aim to teach the vision impaired about the beauty of space

The Space Telescope Science Institute has unveiled its projects to help the vision impaired understand space, including a free iPad ebook exploring the Tarantula Nebula.

By 14 January 2014


Shave a tarantula with Weird Al Yankovic app

Weird Al will read his kids' book to your little angels with the Al Yankovic: When I Grow Up app for iOS. Try your hand at shaving tarantulas and giving gorilla massages with the extra mini-games.

By 23 June 2011