10 Fascinating Tidbits About Everyone’s Favorite Eight-Legged Freaks


Spiders are renowned chemists. They are capable of synthesizing, and producing their silk, which is known as protein fiber, that can be stronger than steel in most cases. Spider silk is light weight, and a single fiber can hold a weight of around 16 ounces.


Spiders mostly feast on insects, which is wonderful for those who have a home with a flower garden in their yard. Spiders tend to eat far more insects than birds do, so you can bet a couple spiders in the grass will keep your plants alive.