A newly discovered species of spider in Australia spends most of its time hunting in freshwater streams.
Climbing up a vertical wall like the popular Marvel superhero would actually require size 114 feet.
Scientists have discovered that some species of sea spider have been growing to abnormally large sizes.
Police officers in Sydney, Australia were called to the scene of a possible domestic violence incident.
A man in Detroit managed to set a gas station on fire while trying to use his lighter to kill a spider.
A man in the UK was shocked when he found a huge tarantula in a parcel that was sent to his house.
It turns out that spiders are able to traverse expanses of water using their silk as a makeshift sail.
Scientists have been left perplexed after hordes of large spiders descended on the town of Maningrida.
A unique phenomenon has seen parts of the country covered in a glistening layer of silvery webbing.
44-year-old PT Hirschfield captured the remarkable spectacle on camera near Melbourne, Australia.
Arachnophobia could be an evolutionary response based on the danger that spiders posed to our ancestors.
Scientists believe that golden orb-web spiders may be able to count how many insects they've caught.
Researchers found the arachnids within less than a single square mile of the Xishuangbanna rainforest.
Scientists have developed a sophisticated new system that can enable someone to climb up a glass wall.
More than 107 million orb-weaver spiders are thought to be responsible for the spectacle.
Compared to humans, spiders are capable of some impressive feats of speed, strength and endurance.
A couple were forced to leave home after their house became infested with thousands of spiders.
A woman from Essex returned from the supermarket to find a clutch of strange eggs on a bunch of bananas.
A new study has shown that urban areas are causing spiders to grow larger and multiply more rapidly.
The creative arachnophobe managed to burn his house down while trying to kill a spider with fire.